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'Drag Race' Stars Featured in Starbucks's 1st LGBT-Friendly Ad

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 30
"Drag Race" stars Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano are featured in Starbucks' first LGBT-friendly commercial.

Halle Berry: Underneath, Most Women Love Underwear

By Frazier Moore | Oct 30
What's in a bra? Femininity, sexiness and self-empowerment, says Halle Berry, who is launching a lingerie line she says will do it all. The Oscar-winning actress is reviving Scandale, a lingerie label born in France in 1932.

Gunfire, Arrests Erupt as Giants Fans Revel in Win

By Lisa Leff and Bob Seavey | Oct 30
The celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by revelers, and police making arrests.

Amid Murder Case, Philippines Says US Pact Stays

By Jim Gomez | Oct 30
A security pact that allows thousands of American troops to join large-scale combat exercises in the Philippines is "imperfect" but Manila is unlikely to amend it, the country's top diplomat said Thursday.

Apple's Tim Cook: 'I'm Proud to be Gay'

Oct 30
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.

Rocket Bound for International Space Station Explodes

Oct 30
A commercial rocket carrying supplies explodes just after lift-off in Virginia. Scott Pelley reports.

Lewis: Basic Structure of Stock Market is "Insane"

Oct 30
Michael Lewis, author of "Liar's Poker" and "Moneyball," says it's shocking how investors understand so little about how the stock market works.

Chef-Hopping: A Marathon Meal in New York City

By J.M. Hirsch | Oct 30
So you've landed in a foodie destination - what better way to make the most of your time than by restaurant hopping among your favorite chefs' restaurants?

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Apple Pay a Success

By Brandon Bailey | Oct 30
Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.

Small Business Divided Over Minimum Wage Votes

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Oct 30
Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure their companies, forcing them to cut employees' hours or jobs. Others say it's the right thing to do for workers and the economy.