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Americans Have Disparate Access to Retirement Plans

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | May 26
Americans who want to retire may face very unequal paths to get there depending on where they live.

Hawaii Could Be First to Put Gun Owners in Federal Database

By Marina Starleaf Riker | May 26
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

Woof! 6 Summer Essentials for Traveling With Your Dog

By Jill Gleeson | May 26
Dog expert Donna Chicone offers the ultimate guide for safe pet travel this summer.

Judge Denies Motion for New Gawker-Hulk Hogan Trial

By Tamara Lush | May 25
A Florida judge on Wednesday denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

Out Director Xavier Dolan Slams Cannes Critics Who Panned Film

May 25
In a new interview with the Guardian, out Canadian director Xavier Dolan had sharp words for his haters.

US Sen. Richard Burr Mum After Saying LGBT Law Went Too Far

May 25
North Carolina's senior senator is staying mum about his comments that a new state law limiting some legal protections for LGBT people and directing which bathrooms transgender people could use "was far too expansive."

11 States Sue Over Obama's School Transgender Directive

By Paul J. Weber | May 25
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.


By Kilian Melloy | May 25
This novel traces the contours of Marlene Dietrich's gorgeous mask, though without getting beneath that mask as deeply or as often as we might wish. Still, the elegant writing makes up for any faults: Film buffs and Dietrich fans will devour this book.

A Wrestler, a Website and Maybe a Billionaire Go to the Mat

By Tamara Lush and Michael Liedtke | May 25
Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a gay high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site?

Kansas Christian School Backpedals on Anti-Gay Pledge

May 25
The Kansas Christian school that had students and their parents sign off on a statement that clearly reserves their right to deny admission or discontinue enrollment of students with LGBT family members is now backpedaling on their policy.

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