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Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay

The head of the world's most iconic technology company says that although his sexual orientation has been no secret among friends and colleagues, now is the time to publicly acknowledge it.

Palestinians Condemn Closure Of Disputed Religious Site In Jerusalem

Israel closed the Temple Mount, holy to both Muslims and Jews, following an assassination attempt against a Jewish activist who wants Jews to be able to pray at the site. The site will be open Friday.

Navajo Nation Presidential Candidate Suspends Campaign

After the latest in a flurry of decisions on whether his lack of fluency in the Navajo language disqualifies him from the presidential ballot, Chris Deschene's candidacy is now in limbo.

Maine's Gov. Threatens Legal Action To Force Nurse Into Quarantine

Kaci Hickox, who tested negative for Ebola and says she is asymptomatic, defied Gov. Paul LePage by setting off on a morning bike ride with her boyfriend.

New Crash Test Dummy To Gain Pounds To Reflect Fatalities Among Obese

Obese occupants of a vehicle are up to 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash than someone of average weight, says the CEO of Humanetics, the world's largest maker of crash test dummies.

A Violin Concerto Back From Beyond The Grave

After composer Robert Schumann died, his Violin Concerto languished in a library until a grandniece of the man he wrote it for got out her Ouija board.

Moving Past The Password, But At What Cost?

Apps working with a new Twitter service would simply ask for your phone number instead of a password. In exchange, the company would get some of the most valuable information about you.

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Georgia Sex Offenders To Be Monitored On Halloween

Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles officials say sex offenders on parole will be subject to increased supervision on Halloween.

Five Black Women vying for state offices in Georgia.

In Historic Ballot, Five Black Women Seek State Offices In Georgia

That is a record number in a state that just 11 years ago featured a Confederate battle emblem on its flag.

After The Atlanta Schools Cheating Scandal, More Scrutiny Of Standardized Tests

As testimony continues in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial, what are school districts doing to prevent test cheating?

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