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New in the STI Prevention Arsenal: Self-Lubricating Condoms

New in the STI Prevention Arsenal: Self-Lubricating Condoms

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
Researchers believe they have a new weapon in the fight against HIV and other STIs: Condoms that produce their own lubrication when they come into contact with bodily fluids.

What Happens if You Win Mega Millions' $900M Jackpot?

What Happens if You Win Mega Millions' $900M Jackpot?

By Scott McFetridge | Oct 18
Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, which now stands at $900 million.

Tornadoes Are Spinning Up Farther East in U.S., Study Finds

Tornadoes Are Spinning Up Farther East in U.S., Study Finds

By Seth Borenstein | Oct 18
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows.

Smithsonian Museum to Receive Matthew Shepard Collection

Smithsonian Museum to Receive Matthew Shepard Collection

Oct 18
A collection of Matthew Shepard's papers and personal objects will be donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Illinois Candidate Once Said Harassment Leads to Promiscuity

Illinois Candidate Once Said Harassment Leads to Promiscuity

By Sara Burnett | Oct 18
A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment believe what is said about them and "become very promiscuous."

'Horseface': Does it Matter that Trump Ridicules Women?

'Horseface': Does it Matter that Trump Ridicules Women?

By Laurie Kellman | Oct 18
President Donald Trump this week added "Horseface" to a long list of unflattering references to women, including: Fat, ugly, disgusting, "that dog," ''a 10," ''no longer a 10," a slob, "Miss Piggy," ''Miss Housekeeping," wacky and crazy.

AP Fact Check: Trump Misses on Storms, Science, Clean Air

AP Fact Check: Trump Misses on Storms, Science, Clean Air

By Seth Borenstein | Oct 18
President Donald Trump in his interview with The Associated Press said he has "a natural instinct for science." But what he said about hurricanes, clean air and climate doesn't quite get the science right.

Smoke Forces Melania Trump's Plane Back to Military Base

Smoke Forces Melania Trump's Plane Back to Military Base

Oct 17
First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin, temporarily delaying her trip to a Philadelphia hospital.

'Looking' Star Murray Bartlett, Bob the Drag Queen & More Join Netflix's 'Tales of the City' Reboot

'Looking' Star Murray Bartlett, Bob the Drag Queen & More Join Netflix's 'Tales of the City' Reboot

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 17
Casting details for the upcoming 10-episode Netflix series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" continue to emerge, with news that "Looking" star Murray Bartlett will now play Michael "Mouse" Tolliver.

Newest Trump Judicial Picks Include Openly Gay Nominee

Newest Trump Judicial Picks Include Openly Gay Nominee

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 17
President Donald Trump's newest cohort of judicial nominees includes one openly gay pick.

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