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Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies at 71

NATIONAL | By Bob Salsberg | Thursday Oct 30, 2014
Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics and effective use of technology to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.

Viral Video Documents New York Street Harassment

NATIONAL | By Deepti Hajela | Oct 30
A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said.

Fashion Forward: Safety Word Not Included

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | Oct 30
Tired of the same old suit-and-tie routine? Get naughty and layer some leather under your tweeds and loafers. Better yet-skip those mainstream threads altogether.

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

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

Ain't Life Grande for Frankie

THEATRE | By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 30
"Big Brother" Season Seven gay bad boy Frankie Grande talks about his bromance with Zach, eviction from the BB house and return to Broadway in "Rock of Ages."

Judges To Hear Case of San Diego Man Arrested for Wearing Gladiator Kilt

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 30
The case of a man arrested for public nudity in 2011 for wearing a leather gladiator kilt during the city's annual Gay Pride Parade is now making its way through the court system.

Halle Berry: Underneath, Most Women Love Underwear

FASHION | 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

SPORTS | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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'

INTERNATIONAL | 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

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