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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Lucy"

'Lucy' Tops 'Hercules' With $44M At Box Office

By Ryan Nakashima | Jul 27
Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.

Actors Mark Ruffalo, left, and Chris Hemsworth compare biceps during the Marvel panel at Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in San Diego, Calif

'Avengers' Unleash 'Ultron' Footage At Comic-Con

By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 27
Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.

Actors Paul Rudd, from left, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly and Corey Stoll, cast members in the upcoming Marvel film "Ant-Man," take part in the Marvel panel at Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in San Diego

@ Comic-Con :: Saturday

Jul 27
Read who was at Comic-Con on Saturday... and what they said.

A man reads a local newspaperson a street with the headline Ebola Virus kills Liberian in Lagos, in Lagos Nigeria, Saturday, July 26, 2014

Nigeria Death Shows Ebola Can Spread By Air Travel

By Heather Murdock | Jul 27
Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

Frankie's Bikinis

19-Year-Old Swimwear Designer Debuts at Miami Beach

By Suzette Laboy | Jul 27
Francesca Aiello is the youngest designer ever to present in Miami Beach, but the teen swimwear is a pro.

Maryland Eliminates Trans Healthcare Exclusions

By John Riley | Jul 27
FreeState Legal announced Tuesday that the state of Maryland, in response to the threat of a lawsuit, has changed its employee health care policy to provide insurance coverage for medically necessary care for transgender state employees.

Gay Games IX :: So Many Reasons to Go

By Thom Senzee | Jul 27
The Gay Games are just about as big as the International Olympics in terms of the number of athletic participants the events draw, say organizers. They've also had a huge impact on the lives of those in the LGBT community.

'Little Horribles' creator, writer and star Amy York Rubin

Things Not So Bad for 'Little Horribles' Creator

By Sura Wood | Jul 27
Those mortifying moments in life, the ones that make you shudder even years after they've happened, are the basis of "Little Horribles," a comic series on the Web about a painfully awkward single woman in her 30s.

PG&E sponsored its first float in this year's LGBT Pride Parade; the utility company recently took first place honors in a competition run by Friendfactor.

Nonprofit Aims for LGBT-Friendly Corporate Workplaces

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 27
A new nonprofit aims to make corporate offices friendlier to LGBT employees by boosting the visibility of straight allies.

Healthy Eating Made Fun :: Four Blogs (and Chefs) You Should Know

By Mike Halterman | Jul 27
Into healthy eating? Want to be? There's a wealth (and a Horn 'o' Plenty) of delicious cooking tips out there. Here's a quick guide to get you started...