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Queen Sends First Tweet, Signed 'Elizabeth R'

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 24
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."

Marine Murder Case Reveals US-Philippine Sore Spot

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Gomez | Oct 24
Here are some questions and answers about the tensions that result when U.S. troops are accused of serious crimes in the Philippines.

Purple Sex Toy-Wielding Clowns Attack Family; They Sue

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
An Illinois woman and her teenage daughter filed a lawsuit on October 21, after they said two men dressed as clowns accosted them with purple dildos and vibrators as they were trying to buy tickets to a local haunted house.

ACLU: Kansas Court Hearing on Gay Marriage is Off

FAMILY | Oct 24
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says a federal judge in Kansas has canceled a hearing scheduled Friday in the group's lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay marriage.

With Gay Marriage Comes Question: I Do or I Don't

FAMILY | By John Rogers | Oct 24
When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."

Honey Boo Boo's Mother Dating Convicted Child Molester?

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
Alana "Honey Boo Boo"'s mother, June Shannon, affectionately known as Mama June, is reportedly dating a man who was recently released from prison after serving time for molesting one of June's family members.

GOP Congressman: No Gays in Military; They'll Want Massages

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A Republican congressman from Texas is making headlines this week after saying during a conservative radio show Wednesday that gay men shouldn't serve in the military because they'll want massages, which leaves them open to terrorism.

Otter Ad Uses Cut Footage From Gay Rights Film

POLITICS | Oct 23
A Boise filmmaker says one of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's campaign advertisements uses footage he filmed of gay rights protests during the 2014 Idaho Legislature.

Florida AG Bondi Opposes Gay Couple's Divorce

POLITICS | Oct 23
Attorney General Pam Bondi is opposing a bid by a gay South Florida woman to obtain a divorce from her former partner.

'Sexy' Shirtless Chili's Cook Fired After Posting Pics

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A cook at a Chili's in Valrico, Fla., was fired this week after he posted "sexy" photos of him posing shirtless (but wearing an apron!) in the restaurant's kitchen to Facebook.