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Polly Bergen in a scene from John Waters' "Cry Baby"

Versatile Actress, Singer Polly Bergen Dies at 84

CELEBRITIES | Sunday Sep 21, 2014
Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.

Wayne Allen Huntsman sits in El Dorado Superior Court for charges related to the King fire in Placerville, Calif., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Huntsman pleaded not guilty to an arson charge. He was being held on $10 million bail after authorities said he started the blaze.

Huge Northern California Wild Fire Keeps Growing: Accused Arsonist in Custody

NATIONAL | Sep 21
As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.

Anti-gay preacher gets dressed down by a hymn.

VIDEO - Anti-Gay Preacher Drowned Out by Students' Hymn

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 21
An anti-gay preacher with a mission of spreading the gospel of hellfire and damnation got some unwanted accompaniment this week. Proving that the guitar is mightier than the sword,

Gay and Lesbian Rights Group Keeps Wyoming Staffed

NATIONAL | Sep 21
One of the country's largest gay and lesbian rights organizations says it will permanently station staffers in Wyoming.

Utah Anti-Gay Activists Use Photos of Kids as Propaganda

NATIONAL | Sep 21
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Utah are condemning opponents they accuse of exploiting the children of same-sex couples by using their photos as propaganda at an anti-gay marriage rally.



Election Year Politics Complicate Passage of Michigan Anti-Discrimination Law

POLITICS | Sep 21
For almost a year, advocates of prohibiting discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity geared their strategy to this month.

Avoiding the Home of the Hard-Up

RETIREMENT | By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Sep 21
Between the Dutch tulip bubble and the U.S. housing bubble, there have been many other bubbles that have grown and burst. It seems that no matter how many calamities investors experience, they run from bubble to bubble like hipsters to trends.

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge :: This Is M.E.

MUSIC | By Joel Martens | Sep 21
Melissa Etheridge is one of the most popular singer/songwriters of our generation, with millions in album sales and multiple Grammy nominations. If there ever was a singer/songwriter who represented the LGBT community artistically and in music, she is it.

'Tranny' and 'Gay' Joke Didn't Offend Pres: Obama Pens Letter Praising Rivers

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 21
In a recent marathon length edition of E! network's "Fashion Police," Melissa Rivers, daughter to the late actress comedienne spoke with hosts about a letter of condolence she received from the White House following her mother's death

Lady Gaga: It's a Very Happy Time in My Life

CELEBRITIES | By Mesfin Fekadu | Sep 21
After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up.

Are You At Risk for Osteoporosis?

HEALTH | By John Maroussas | Sep 21
Osteoporosis is a very common condition that makes bones weak and more likely to break easily. Whether or not you think you may be at risk, here are some tips to keep your bones dense and strong as the years pass.