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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron

UK Leader Promises Tax Cuts, EU Battle

By Jill Lawless | Wednesday Oct 1, 2014
Squeezed between insurgent anti-Europeans, a skittish party and suspicious voters, Britain's prime minister promised a tough stance on the EU and tax cuts for millions in a bid to bolster support for his Conservative Party before a national election.

HIV Orgs Challenge Insurer Restrictions to HCV Treatment

By EDGE | Oct 1
The American Academy of HIV Medicine and the HIV Medicine Association are challenging new health plan cost control policies barring many qualified HIV care providers from prescribing meds that treat hepatitis C.

Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Tom Frieden

Ebola Case Stokes Concerns for Liberians in Texas

By David Warren and Lauran Neergard | Oct 1
The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus.

Lea Michele, left, and Chris Colfer, in a scene from "Glee."

GLAAD Study: Gay Depictions Increase on TV

By Lynn Elber | Oct 1
Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

What if High Court Rejects Gay Marriage Cases?

Oct 1
Logically, the answer is simple: Don't get involved with someone who isn't willing to be seen with you in public.

Marina Silva, presidential candidate for the Brazilian Socialist Party

Fight For Growing Pentecostal Vote in Brazil

Oct 1
Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists are political power brokers.

Wal-Mart's Mobile Checking Account Nixes Fees

SAVING | By Joseph Pisani | Oct 1
Wal-Mart is the latest company to get rid of fees that traditional banks charge customers who don't have enough money in their accounts to cover purchases.

A woman takes a walk under the scorching sun in Tokyo.

Studies Fault Warming in Much of 2013 Wild Weather

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Oct 1
Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them. Researchers found that climate change increased the odds of nine extremes.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.

5 Questions, Answers on 'Net Neutrality'

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne Flaherty | Oct 1
The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether Internet providers should be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster.

Hook-Up Apps Provide Inspiration for Broadway Fueled Musical Short Film

CULTURE | By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 1
"Grind: The Movie" an award-winning musical short film inspired by gay hook-up app culture featuring "Rent" star Anthony Rapp available for view online October 1.

Six Fall Fashion Trends

FASHION | By Mike Halterman | Oct 1
Navigating the world of fashion can be tricky. Luckily, I'm here to let you know what went down in New York, London, Paris and Milan as various fashion houses debuted their ready-to-wear autumn 2014 lines for men.