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Burlesque Icon Dita Van Teese Adds Two Additional Shows to West Coast Run
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Burlesque Icon Dita Van Teese Adds Two Additional Shows to West Coast Run

ENTERTAINMENT | May 23
International Queen of Burlesque Dita Von Teese will be thrilling fans by extending her highly anticipated tour of glamour and seduction in her critically acclaimed, "The Art of the Teese."

Ex-Tennis Great Avoids Qantas Over Same-Sex Marriage Edict

Ex-Tennis Great Avoids Qantas Over Same-Sex Marriage Edict

NEWS | May 25
Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage.

Trumpcare Bill: 23 Million More Uninsured; Sick Risk Higher Costs

Trumpcare Bill: 23 Million More Uninsured; Sick Risk Higher Costs

NEWS | By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Congress' official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously ill.

Media Mogul Jerry Perenchio Dies in LA at 86

Media Mogul Jerry Perenchio Dies in LA at 86

NEWS | By Robert Jablon | May 25
Though he backed mainly Republican and conservative causes media mogul and billionaire Jerry Perenchio's charitable giving extended to AIDS and gay service and environmental groups.

GOP Candidate Charge with Assault of Reporters

GOP Candidate Charge with Assault of Reporters

NEWS | By Bobb Caina Calvan | May 25
Thursday's nationally-watched election for Montana's sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.

Brit Police to Stop Sharing Intel with US Over Leaks

Brit Police to Stop Sharing Intel with US Over Leaks

NEWS | May 25
A British official says police in Manchester will stop sharing information about their bombing investigation with the U.S. until they get a guarantee that there will be no more leaks to the news media.

Bad Hair Day? Why Melania Covers Her Head One Day and Not the Next

Bad Hair Day? Why Melania Covers Her Head One Day and Not the Next

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | May 25
Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican on Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the king of Saudi Arabia. Why?

Wine and Wee? Some Oregon Vineyards Try Hand at Marijuana Farming

Wine and Wee? Some Oregon Vineyards Try Hand at Marijuana Farming

NEWS | By Gillian Flaccus | May 25
Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers.

Wisconsin Seeks to be First to Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

Wisconsin Seeks to be First to Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

NEWS | By Scott Bauer | May 25
Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model.

Listen: Caught on Audio GOP Candidate for Congress Assaults Reporter

Listen: Caught on Audio GOP Candidate for Congress Assaults Reporter

NEWS | By Bobby Caina Calvan | May 25
Witnesses said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed a reporter Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the nationally watched special election.

Nonpartisan Report Says GOP Health Care Bill Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

Nonpartisan Report Says GOP Health Care Bill Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

NEWS | May 24
The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House this month would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026, compared with former President Barack Obama's health care law.


News

Ariana Grande Cancels World Tour Stops Through June 5

Ariana Grande Cancels World Tour Stops Through June 5

INTERNATIONAL | By Leanne Italie | May 24
Ariana Grande canceled concerts in London and several other European cities and suspended her world tour to "further assess the situation and pay our proper respects" to victims of the bombing tragedy in Manchester, England.


Entertainment

 Review :: Monsoon Wedding
San Francisco, CA

Review :: Monsoon Wedding

THEATRE | By Adam Brinklow | May 22
Berkeley Rep's "Monsoon Wedding" is a musical that has it all. And it also comes very close to losing it all.

Drag Queen on Katy Perry's 'SNL' Performance: 'No Drama with Migos'

Drag Queen on Katy Perry's 'SNL' Performance: 'No Drama with Migos'

MUSIC | May 24
A drag queen who appeared on Katy Perry's "SNL" gig said there was "no drama with Migos," after a report claimed the rap trio took issue with the queens.


Business

Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

LEGAL | By Brian Melley | May 24
Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. When an opportunity arose to reduce his record to a misdemeanor under the voter-approved law that legalized recreational marijuana last year, he jumped at the chance.


Technology

Schools Using Smart Phone Technology Against Sex Assaults

Schools Using Smart Phone Technology Against Sex Assaults

PERSONAL TECH | By Robin McDowell | May 24
The same technology that keeps kids glued to their smart phones is being used by some schools as protection against sexual assaults. Using apps, victims and bystanders can alert school officials, police or parents to trouble.


Finance

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

HOME | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 24
What exactly is cohousing? It's a community-focused living arrangement, where residents share space, chores and fellowship. The idea started in Denmark in the 1960s and has spread across Europe and the U.S.


Cars

Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

AUTO NEWS | May 24
New York Times European economics correspondent Jack Ewing, who covered this entire story, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, "Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal."


Health/Fitness

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

HEALTH | May 24
A recent study investigated the relationship of pet exposure during pregnancy and infancy with the subsequent development of childhood allergies and asthma. The result is good news for pet lovers, especially of the furry variety!


Nightlife

Brent Corrigan :: The Popular Porn Star (and Biopic Subject) Strips Onstage
San Francisco, CA

Brent Corrigan :: The Popular Porn Star (and Biopic Subject) Strips Onstage

NIGHTLIFE | By Cornelius Washington | May 19
The Nob Hill Theater continues its evolution into 21st-century erotica, with their premiere performance of one of the most prolific, hard-working, multi-talented, multi-tasking and scandalous studs in the history of pornography, Brent Corrigan.

2017 Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade :: May 21, 2017

2017 Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade :: May 21, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 24
Thousands came out to show their pride and to enjoy the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade.