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Bigger is Better for Personal Tech

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Saturday Aug 2, 2014
It's official, people: Bigger is better. It's something we can no longer ignore - our smartphones are swelling to ever-greater sizes following years of shrinkage, and we're lapping up these behemoths in droves.

Bacteria on Florida Beaches Proves Deadly

Three people have died in Florida after contracting harmful bacteria in warm coastal waters. Officials warn swimmers to be careful if they have any open wounds. CBS News' Bigad Shaban reports.

Miss Florida F.I. Returns

Aug 2
You have heard the rumblings for months and now it's come to reality: The return of the oldest nationally-recognized female impersonator pageant, dating back to 1972.

Defendant David Munoz Diaz

Trial Begins in Park Death

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 2
A man accused of murder for fatally choking another man during a sexual encounter in Buena Vista Park in 2011 is "a sweet kid" who was involved in "a terrible accident," his attorney said this week as the trial in the killing opened.

An aedes aegypti mosquito on human skin.

Chickens Share Backyards and Pests with Dogs, Cats

CORPORATE | By Sue Manning | Aug 2
The popular push for locally produced food has spawned flocks of backyard chickens in urban neighborhoods nationwide, but people may not realize that feasting on fresh eggs can mean subjecting their more typical household pets to new pests.

Noodle-udon with bok choy, carrot, crushed peanuts, ginger and fresh herb at Harvest in downtown Traverse City.

Go for the Food: Traverse City, Michigan's Harvest

By John Flesher | Aug 2
In today's hurry-up culture, there always will be a need for fast food. Even when you're enjoying vacation in a place like Traverse City, a Lake Michigan resort community with a reputation for restaurants serving high-quality, farm-to-table fare.

LGBTQUTIE.com

Looking for love? You may find it on a new website that focuses on love connections, not hook-ups.

Liza Out of Ptown Show

CULTURE | By EDGE | Aug 1
Doctors orders will keep Liza Minnelli from performing this Sunday in Ptown. Alan Cumming will perform his solo show.

Anna Paquin on Larry King Live

PopUps :: Larry King Learns What it is to be Bisexual

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
Was anyone surprised Larry King didn't know what it means to be bisexual? Well maybe you were; it's 2014 after all.

The men of "Big Brother" 16

'Big Brother' 16 Update :: Homoeroticism Continues

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
In what may be the most inclusive "Big Brother" cast, homoeroticism on the CBS reality show continues to bloom.

An employee of the Monrovia City Corporation mixes disinfectant before spraying it on the streets in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

WHO: Ebola Moving Faster Than Control Efforts

HEALTH | By Boubacar Diallo and Krista Larson | Aug 1
An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital.