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Warning! New E. coli Cases Linked to Costco Chicken Salad

By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Nov 25
The strain of E. Coli linked to Costco chicken salad that has sickened 19 people in seven states is more likely to be life-threatening than a recent foodborne illness that led to the closure of some Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest.

Most States Still Criminalizing HIV

By David Crary and Brian Melley | Nov 25
Charlie Sheen's recent revelation that he's HIV-positive served as a reminder that his home state of California remains among a large group of states with HIV-specific criminal laws that activists consider outdated.

Gay Porn Star Arrested in Atlanta for Beating Boyfriend

Nov 25
A gay porn star was arrested in Atlanta, Ga., earlier this month for attacking his boyfriend during a late-night incident, which marks the fifth time he's been arrested for similar altercations.

PopUps: Instagram to Remove The Game's Epic Bulge Pics?

Nov 25
Has rapper the Game's Instagram bulge saga come to an end? You may want head over to his account to start exercising your "right-click, save-as" finger.

Man Arrested in Va. After Found Naked in Garden & High on Bath Salts

Nov 25
A man who was allegedly high on bath salts was arrested and charged Sunday after he was found naked and screaming in a flower bed in Crystal City, Va.

Report: Gay Porn Actor Dimitri Kane Dies at 20

Nov 25
Less than a week after it was reported gay porn star Zac Stevens died at the age of 25, Str8UpGayPorn reports that fellow gay porn actor Dimitri Kane has died. He was 20.

Pope Brings Peace Message to Africa Amid Security Fears

By Nicole Winfield and Tom Odula | Nov 25
Pope Francis wants to bring a message of peace and reconciliation to an Africa torn by extremist violence, but security concerns are so high that he might be forced to make changes to his itinerary for the final leg of the trip.

UN Weather Agency: It's Record Hot Out There This Year

By Seth Borenstein | Nov 25
Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth's wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday.

Russian Crackdown on Muslims Fuels Exodus to Islamic State

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Nov 25
Security forces in Russia's southernmost republic of Dagestan keep devout Muslims under surveillance, routinely raid their homes and haul them to police stations to give DNA samples and fingerprints.

Israel Court Allows Transgender Woman's Cremation

By Tia Goldenberg | Nov 25
The body of an Israeli transgender woman who committed suicide will be cremated despite her ultra-Orthodox family's wishes, Israel's Supreme Court ruled in documents obtained Wednesday.

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