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Vienna adds same-sex couples to pedestrian traffic lights

Vienna's streets just got a little more gay-friendly. Austria's capital has reprogrammed 49 of its pedestrian traffic lights, replacing the gender-neutral figures with same-sex couples ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest, a competition that's popular with the international gay community.

'Big Bang' gives way to 'Supergirl': Five things we learned from CBS' schedule

For a network that has traditionally made few changes, CBS has a few big ones coming in the fall, including the end of "CSI" after 15 years. Here are five things we learned about the new schedule for the "Eye" ...

Man graduates from college 76 years after enrolling

It took NBA star Shaquille O'Neal 11 years to earn his undergraduate degree. Wisconsin grandmother Mary Jo Meyer needed 42 years to get hers. But when it comes to extended college careers, Anthony Brutto, 94, has them both beat by ...

School problems in children after concussions

If your school-age child suffers a concussion, how well will he or she do when returning to school and trying to learn? A new study in the journal Pediatrics says that depends on two major factors: how severe the concussion ...

Woman charged in Chris Brown burglary

A woman who allegedly broke into singer Chris Brown's house, lived there for several days and vandalized his home and cars, was charged Friday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

5 reasons to check out NBC's fall schedule

NBC is going to be a very new network come fall. The peacock network was first out of the gate on Sunday with its new schedule, after canceling a number of series in recent days. After ratings failed to live ...

Georgia school director apologizes for 'black people' graduation remark

The director of a Georgia school apologized for calling out "all the black people" who left a graduation ceremony during the valedictorian's speech. Nancy Gordeuk, director of TNT Academy in Stone Mountain, was recorded making the controversial remark toward the ...

Ebola declared dead in Liberia

After losing more than 4,000 people to Ebola, Liberia has now been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be free of the disease. I wish I were there to hug the wonderful people I met when I visited ...

San Francisco axes baseball tradition by outlawing smokeless tobacco

Chewing tobacco has long been a tradition in baseball, but that tradition could be on its way out in one big-league city. San Francisco on Friday banned smokeless tobacco at all sports venues, including AT&T Park, home of the city's ...

School problems in children after concussions

If your school-age child suffers a concussion, how well will he or she do when returning to school and trying to learn? A new study in the journal Pediatrics says that depends on two major factors: how severe the concussion ...

How to make the ultimate burger

Grilling season is here, and that means burgers—the No. 1 grilled item in America—are on the menu at backyard cookouts and weeknight dinners across the country.

Breaking the cycle

Community Coalition (CoCo) will bring together artists and musicians to shine a spotlight on the foster-care-to prison pipeline and the people on the frontlines who work to disrupt it.

‘Stand By Me’ singer Ben E. King dies

Singer Ben E. King, whose classic hit “Stand By Me” became an enduring testament of love and devotion for generations of listeners, has died.

Hollywood by Choice

You might need seat belts if you’re planning to attend “Motown the Musical.” I guarantee you, you will not be able to contain yourself. And, if you’re a dignified theater goer, you will be forced to raise your hand in ...

"Star Wars Day": What to do on May 4 (and why)

It's not just a pun. "May the 4th be with you" is a full-fledged unofficial holiday, "Star Wars Day." Actually, as far as Lucasfilm and Disney are concerned, it's quite official. So why this day, and what is there to ...

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