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Mormons Keep Affiliation with Boy Scouts Despite Gay Leaders

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Aug 31
The Mormon church - the nation's largest sponsor of Boy Scout units - is keeping its longtime affiliation with the organization despite its decision to allow gay troop leaders.

Kanye Rants At VMAs, Miley Cyrus Flashes Breast

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Aug 31
Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Naked, Body-Painted Bicyclists Ride Through Philadelphia

NEWS | Aug 31
Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.

MTV VMA Memorable Moments From Kanye To Miley

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Aug 31
The MTV Video Music Awards are as much about the performances as the memorable moments. A few of the top moments in the 2015 VMAs.

Walker Says Wall Along Canada Border Worth Reviewing

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Aug 31
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is putting a new twist on the topic of securing the border, a staple among the GOP candidates running for president, by pointing north.

Alaska-Bound, Obama Makes Waves by Renaming Mount McKinley

NEWS | By Josh Lederman | Aug 31
Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama on his historic trip to Alaska. Even before he departed, Obama was making waves with a decision to rename Alaska's famed Mount McKinley

Fast-Food's New Target: The Snack Attack

STYLE | By Candice Choi | Aug 31
Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack.

How to Get Hitched in Austin, Texas

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 31
There are lots of options for a bigger-than-life Texan nuptial, but we've set our sights on locavore-centric Austin, which has always been a beacon of blue in a primarily red state.

Horror Master Wes Craven Dies at 76

NEWS | Aug 30
Wes Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76.

Nicki Minaj Calls Out Miley Cyrus at MTV VMAs

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Aug 30
Nicki Minaj called Miley Cyrus out at the MTV Video Music Awards after the 22-year-old said in an interview that the rapper was being a poor sport about not receiving a nomination for video of the year.


News

Hikers Behaving Badly: Appalachian Trail Partying Raises Ire

By Alanna Durkin | Aug 30
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party.


Entertainment

Miley Cyrus Shakes In Barely There Silver Straps At VMAs

By Leanne Italie | Aug 30
Miley Cyrus shook a long, rock goddess ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the arrivals carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, promising multiple costume changes as host.


Technology

Study: Tiny, Wireless Pacemaker Could Be Surgery-Free Option

By Maria Cheng | Aug 30
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says.


Finance

Key Factors to Consider on Interest-Only Mortgages

By Alex Veiga | Aug 28
The loans can lower monthly mortgage payments by letting borrowers put off paying the principal on their loan for several years. When the interest-only period ends, the borrower's monthly payment spikes.


Cars

US Agency Probes Jeep SUV Rollaway Complaints

Aug 26
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that some newer Jeep SUVs can roll away unexpectedly after drivers put them in park. The probe covers 408,000 Grand Cherokees from the 2014 and 2015 model years.


Style

Fashion FIX: Summer Trends in Menswear

By Steve Soto | Aug 30
Hi there, and welcome back for your Fashion Fix! I'll be sharing with you some fashion trends: this week I have some trends in menswear for you as we wind down summer and head into fall. So, let's get started!


Health/Fitness

Your Most Devoted Training Partner

By Blake Beckcom | Aug 29
Since our furry friends need exercise too, why not incorporate their need, with your need to work out and buddy up?


Travel

India's River Waters Cleanse Spirits at Hindu Festival

By Bernat Armangue | Aug 30
It's just water. But to the millions of Hindus expected at the Kumbh Mela festival, held this year along the Godavari, touching that water is reverential.


Nightlife

Times Finds Rentboy Raid 'Peculiar,' CEO Jeffrey Hurant Defends Site

By EDGE | Aug 28
The raid on Rentboy.com earlier this week has raised questions about the government prosecuting a company that provided escorts a cyber-space to do their business.