Netflix's new show "Grace and Frankie," starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, will get a second season thanks to pop star Miley Cyrus.
A failed Brooklyn Tea Party candidate with a history of fighting against LGBT rights, and who once campaigned with the slogan "Our children are our future," was arrested Thursday for possessing and sharing child pornography.
Australia's political opposition plans to harness momentum from the Irish gay marriage referendum by proposing a law next week that would recognize Australian same-sex marriages.
The Texas House has scrapped - at least for the time being - a measure that would have allowed some child welfare agencies to block gays and same-sex couples from adopting children through them.
The North Carolina House is ready to revisit a bill already approved by the Senate that would allow some court officials to decline carrying out same-sex marriage duties.
Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe.
The actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell" is headed to trial in southeastern Wisconsin where he's accused of stabbing a man during a confrontation at a bar.
Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after a Santa Fe restaurant's security complained about a possibly intoxicated driver.
Deadly severe weather over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures, as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding that left more than a dozen people dead and a similar number missing.
Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland.