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Law school graduates taking the bar exam gather outside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Tech Issues Delays Bar Exam Submissions

LEGAL | By Carolyn Thompson | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
Law school graduates sweated their way through the final day of their bar exams, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the answers from their computers.

Five Food Writers Subpoenaed in 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit

FOOD/DRINK | By Regina Garcia Cano | Jul 31
Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads the Cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, Russia.

Tech Sanctions Will Damage Russia if Not Lifted Quickly

LEGAL | By Laura Mills, Juergen Baetz | Jul 31
U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.

Men Who Moisturize

GROOMING | By Pier Angelo | Jul 31
The metrosexual, a straight man meticulous about his grooming and appearance - with David Beckham as its poster child - came first, followed by men coming out as bisexuals and more recently by the "Yummies" or Young Urban Males.

Naked Rowers Raise Money to Fight Homophobia

NATIONAL | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Jul 31
The Warwick University rowing team in England is helping to eliminate homophobia in sports by raising money in an interesting way: The team strips for a good cause as they raise money by selling calendars depicting the team nude and in various poses.

Indy Officials Seek New Ways to Attract Fans

CORPORATE | By Michael Marot | Jul 31
Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles keeps looking for ways to fill seats. He has a full weekend of NASCAR and sports car races leading up to the Brickyard 400. He's kept motorcycles on the summer schedule at Indy and added races.

Who wouldn't want to punch this face?

PopUps: Bloom Takes On Bieber

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 31
There is a list of endless reasons to want to live vicariously through Orlando Bloom. However, his recent altercation with Justin Bieber that lead to him punching the teeny pop idol in the kisser could possibly top that list.

(Clockwise from top left) Alissa Cordeiro, Meredith Saran, Laurie Singletary, and Alisha Jansky.

The 'Wonder' Women

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Jul 31
The talented group of women in Titanic Theatre Company's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's 'Wonder of the World' struggle to stand apart and make art in a market where the rolls are limited and the competition is stiff.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell

Medicare's Own Health Looking Better, Report Says

HEALTH | By Stephen Ohlemacher, Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 31
Medicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.

Asana co-founders Justin Rosenstein, right, and Dustin Moskovitz, right, at the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

Escaping Email: Inspired Vision or Hallucination?

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 31
Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. The entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago.

Obama Thanks Artists for Adding "Texture" to Life

FINE ARTS | Jul 31
The president awarded medals to 22 groups and individuals who have contributed to the arts or the public's understanding of humanities.