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US Decries Anti-Semitic Leaflets in Ukraine

By Matthew Lee | Apr 18
The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face consequences.

2014 Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival.:: April 13, 2014

Apr 18
NBC 6 sponsored this year’s Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival so that they could show their support for all of the LGBT Community.

Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky

Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child this Fall

By Ken Thomas | Apr 18
Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall.

Spectators watch proceedings in Circuit Judge Chris Piazza’s courtroom.

Challenge to Arkansas Gay Marriage Ban Heard

By Chuck Bartels | Apr 18
Advocates of ending Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage took their case before a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge Thursday, who said at the end of the hearing that he expected to issue a ruling within two weeks.

New Oregon Marriage Licenses For Same-Sex Couples In The Works

Apr 18
In light of the Oregon attorney general’s decision to not defend the state’s ban on gay marriage, Oregon is now revising its marriage licenses to include forms for same-sex couples.

Plaintiffs challenging Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban Sharon Baldwin, left, and her partner Mary Bishop.

Judge Asks Pointed Questions in Gay Marriage Case

By Kristi Eaton and Nicholas Riccardi | Apr 18
A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.

A coat of arms and a corporate logo of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Inc

Fraternity Shuts Ole Miss Branch After Noose Tying

By Jeff Amy | Apr 18
A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time.

This year’s WPPS continues to impress.

WPPS :: The DJs Bring All the Boys to the Yard (Part 2)

By BeBe Sweetbriar | Apr 18
Continuing our very own BeBe Sweetbriar’s 25th Anniversary look at this year’s White Party Palm Springs incredible DJ line-up! Featuring two more of the most renowned names on the Circuit!

MoneyWatch :: New App for Caffeine Junkies

Apr 18
There’s a new app, called Cups, that lets you pay $45 a month for unlimited coffee from dozens of independent coffee shops. Right now the app is only available in New York and there is one limitation: Users have to wait 30 minutes before ordering another.

Royal Caribbean Chief on Getting Customers Back

Apr 18
Trust in the cruise industry is down 12 percent since last year and 13 percent say they’re less likely to book a cruise. Adam Goldstein, newly-named president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., talks.