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Kirk Cameron 'Kicks Ass' to Save Christmas

RELIGION | By EDGE | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
Kirk Cameron is out to get Santa Claus. And this time, it's personal.

Fla. Supreme Court Asked to Rule on Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Gary Fineout | Aug 27
Florida's highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.

ESPN Reporter Josina Anderson

Twittersphere Slams ESPN Over Showering with Michael Sam Segment

SPORTS | By EDGE | Aug 27
Sports reporting hit a new low last week when reporter Josina Anderson took time out of a segment aired on ESPN about how Michael Sam is adjusting to life in the NFL to focus on how his teammates are handling being in the shower with a gay player.

Robertson: 13-Year-Old is Gay Because of Single Mom, Suggests More Men in His Life

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 27
"Blame the mom and bring on the men" was televangelist Pat Robertson's answer to a mother concerned about her 13-year-old stepson who confessed to having crushes on other boys.

Girl Accidentally Kills Gun Instructor with Uzi

NATIONAL | Aug 27
A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said.

Spanish Chain Pulls Kids' Shirt After Outcry

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 27
Spanish fashion retailer Inditex said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children's shirt that triggered an outcry from people who said it was reminiscent of the clothes Jews were made to wear at Nazi concentration camps.

Participants load a stretcher into an ambulance during a training course to instruct non-governmental organisation (NGO) workers and doctors on how to deal with the Ebola virus.

3rd Doctor Dies From Ebola in Sierra Leone

INTERNATIONAL | By Clarence Roy-Macaulay | Aug 27
A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe.

Charlie Crist

Crist Makes Florida Comeback Bid as 4 States Vote

POLITICS | By Brendan Farrington | Aug 27
Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist easily defeated former state Sen. Nan Rich on Tuesday, while Republican Gov. Rick Scott coasted in his own primary toward a general election matching the state's last two Republican governors.

Jonathan Lynn

UK Man Pleads Guilty of Spraying Chemicals at Gay Men, Others

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 27
A man from the United Kingdom faces jail time after pleading guilty to spraying harmful chemicals at six people in June, nearly blinding a gay man.

a mock prescription made up by the Virginia Family Foundation

Christian Group Begins All-You-Can-Eat 'Fast' to Protest Gay Marriage

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 27
An anti-gay Christian group begins a 40-day fast to protest gay marriage where participants are allowed to eat.

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

Gov. McCrory Asked Not to Defend NC Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 27
Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.