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Authorities: Wealthy men drugged by NYC strippers

In this Monday, June 9, 2014 photo provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Samantha Barbash, center, is escorted by law enforcement officers following her arrest in New York. Barbash is allegedly part of a crew of New York City strippers who scammed wealthy men by drugging them and running up extravagant bills at topless clubs while they were in a daze, according to authorities. AP PHOTO

A crew of New York City women who worked as strippers scammed wealthy men by spiking their drinks with illegal synthetic drugs, then driving them to strip clubs that ran up tens of thousands of dollars on their credit cards while they were too dazed to stop it, authorities said Wednesday.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

New Miss USA a martial-art champ in high heels

Miss USA

Women from across the United States battled Sunday for the traditional Miss USA crown, and in the end, it was ex-tae kwon do teacher Nia Sanchez of Nevada who took it home.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

Graphic fact file on cervical cancer. FILE PHOTO

Doctors are reporting their first success using immune therapy against cervical cancer, a disease caused by the virus HPV.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Bill Clinton to receive award for jazz advocacy

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, center right, and his wife former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center left, walk away after they attended their daughter Chelsea's Oxford University graduation ceremony held at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford, England, Saturday, May 10, 2014. Chelsea Clinton received her doctorate degree in international relations on Saturday from the prestigious British university. Her father was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford from 1968 to 1970. The graduation ceremony comes as her mother is considering a potential 2016 presidential campaign. AP

Former President Bill Clinton will get a chance to play his saxophone when the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz honors him with its Founder’s Award.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Philip Roth retires from public view after final interview

Philip Roth

Philip Roth, widely regarded as one of the greatest US novelists of his generation, has confirmed he will be retiring from writing and from the public stage during a “final” interview with the BBC.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »