San Francisco drag queens meet with Facebook over name policy

SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco drag queens and a city lawmaker met with Facebook on Wednesday demanding the site change its policy banning users from using aliases online, but said they were rebuffed.

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Florida city wants to ban medical marijuana smoking in public 17 Sep 2014

ORLANDO Fla. - A southwest Florida city took steps Wednesday to ban medical marijuana users from lighting up a joint in public if an amendment legalizing the drug's limited use statewide is approved by voters in November.

Daredevil Wallenda says wire-walking is 'the norm' for his family 17 Sep 2014

CHICAGO - Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who plans a high-wire walk between Chicago skyscrapers this November, says that for his family of acrobats, it is completely normal to be on a cable way up in the air - though it may look wild to everyone else.

Genetic history of modern Europeans a tangled tale, research finds 17 Sep 2014

WASHINGTON - The genetic origins of modern Europeans may be more complicated than previously thought.

U.S. panel puts off decision on designs for troubled Eisenhower Memorial 17 Sep 2014

WASHINGTON - A decision on the design of Washington's troubled Eisenhower Memorial was delayed on Wednesday as the panel overseeing its construction failed to muster a quorum in its first meeting in 15 months.

Luxembourg opens art freeport to lure super-rich 17 Sep 2014

LUXEMBOURG - Private banking hub Luxembourg sought to lure more wealthy investors on Wednesday by opening a high-security center designed to look like a jewel box, where collectors can store and trade valuables without paying customs or sales tax.

Catch a taxi to space Wed, Sep 17 2014

NASA partners with SpaceX and Boeing to build 'space taxis' to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.