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Lifetime TV to Feature Several Touring Broadway Shows

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jul 29
Lifetime TV's "The Balancing Act" will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on "Kinky Boots," ''Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," ''If/Then" and "Cabaret."

Trevor Noah Takes on Racism, Skips Politics in Standup Gig

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Jul 29
In an hour-long comedy set, Trevor Noah hit the kind of social satire notes to be expected of Jon Stewart's "Daily Show" heir.

'The Book of Mormon' Gets Rousing Reception in Utah

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Jul 29
The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception Tuesday in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormonlandia, kicking off a sold-out, two-week run at a Salt Lake City theater.

Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report Says

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down.

Man Accused in Lion Death Says He Thought Hunt was Legal

NEWS | By Brian Bakst and Amy Forliti | Jul 29
A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.

Star Athletes Pitch for Beijing, Almaty Ahead of 2022 Vote

NEWS | By Dennis Passa | Jul 29
Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ did their best Wednesday to bring more attention to their delegations ahead of Friday's IOC vote for the 2022 Winter Games host city.

Michael Sam to Make CFL Debut for Alouettes in August

NEWS | Jul 29
Michael Sam will make his debut with the Montreal Alouettes in August, but his coach won't give an exact date.

End of Boy Scouts' Ban on Gays Prompts Elation and Alarm

NEWS | By David Crary and Lindsay Whitehurst | Jul 29
The lifting of the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay adult leaders prompted some gay Eagle Scouts to quickly rejoin the movement on Tuesday. But the Mormon church warned that it may split away to form a global scouting organization of its own.

Gov't: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer to Buy Back 500,000 Pickups

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher, Jonathan Fahey | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.

Experts Warn Artificial Intelligence May Build Weapons

TECHNOLOGY | By Richard Lardner | Jul 29
According to an open letter signed by hundreds of scientists and technology experts, artificial intelligence could be used to build weapons with minds of their own. Here are five important things to know about artificial intelligence.


News

NY Prison Worker Pleads Guilty in Escape of 2 Killers

CRIME | By Michael Hill | Jul 28
A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.


Entertainment

Lost Dr. Seuss Story Debuts

BOOKS | Jul 29
The newly-discovered story "What Pet Should I Get?" by Dr. Seuss comes out.


Business

Spaceship Pilot Describes Harrowing Free Fall After Breakup

LEGAL | Jul 29
Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold struggled through crippling injuries to turn on his oxygen and just to stay conscious.


Finance

Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back Defective Vehicles

INSURANCE | Jul 29
As part of a record $105 million settlement, Fiat Chrysler has to buy back more than half a million pickup trucks and SUVs that have defective steering wheel parts.


Cars

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Sips Fuel and is Affordable

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 27
Those who don't like sports utility vehicles but who crave their space and versatility have a nice new alternative: the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.


Style

Saving New Mexico's Green Chile

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 28
Efforts are underway to save the green chile that's important to traditional New Mexican fare as labor shortages, a previous severe drought and competition from China, India and Mexico endanger its growth in the state.


Health/Fitness

amfAR Launches National PEPFAR Database at IAS 2015

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jul 27
amfAR announced the beta launch of its PEPFAR Country/Regional Operational Plan database, a comprehensive, navigable database of PEPFAR's planned funding of HIV/AIDS activities from 2007 to 2014.


Travel

Local Intel: African-American History and More in Harlem

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jul 28
Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods. It's also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more.


Nightlife

Pines Party :: July 25, 2015

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 28
Pines Party, the all-night fund raising party on the beach in Fire Island Pines, had never seen so many friends of Dorothy!! The Emerald City theme inspired everything from tin men to gay tornados and everything in between. Francesco Pagano spun the tunes