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10 Things to Know About John Glenn, Who Has Died at 95

NATIONAL | By Seth Borenstein | Dec 8
Ten notable aspects of the life of astronaut and senator John H. Glenn Jr. who died Thursday at 95.

Former Astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio Has Died at 95

OBITUARIES | By Seth Borenstein | Dec 8
John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.

28th Annual Gypsy of the Year Raises $4,492,636 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

AIDS | Dec 8
Gypsy of the Year (#GypsyOfTheYear), which celebrated six weeks of dedicated fundraising from 55 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised $4,492,636 for Broadway Cares.

Avoiding the Impacts of Flu and Cold Season on Autoimmune-Related Ailments

AIDS | Dec 8
Flu and cold season is quickly approaching and there isn't a soul looking forward to it. Even the healthiest people can be hit hard with the symptoms of the influenza virus and bacterial infections, those with autoimmune diseases are at even greater risk.

Arkansas Court Throws Out Ruling on Birth Certificate Law

NATIONAL | By Jill Bleed | Dec 8
Arkansas' highest court has thrown out a judge's ruling that could have allowed married same-sex couples to get the names of both spouses on their children's birth certificates without a court order.

Conspiracist Alex Jones Calls Glenn Beck Gay -- 'Super Feminine, Super Nelly'

NATIONAL | Dec 8
Conspiracy radio host Alex Jones and conservative pundit Glenn Beck are apparently in some kind of feud, sparking Jones to insult Glenn by calling him gay and that he is "super feminine, super nelly."

Paranormal Researches Say 85% of Gay People are Possessed by Ghosts

NATIONAL | Dec 8
We're g-g-g-gay because of g-g-g-ghosts?! Yup: A group of paranormal researchers say 85% of gay people are possessed by ghosts.

Major Survey of Transgender Americans Finds Pervasive Bias

NATIONAL | By David Crary | Dec 8
The largest-ever survey of transgender Americans paints a grim picture of pervasive discrimination and harassment, to the point that many of them attempt suicide at some point.

Blood Test May Help Identify Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

FAMILY | By EDGE | Dec 8
Researchers have identified a blood test that may help predict how severely a baby will be affected by alcohol exposure during pregnancy.

Adviser Out of Trump Transition After 'Pizzagate' Tweet

NATIONAL | Dec 8
Flynn had been pushing the so-called "pizzagate" conspiracy, which led to a man entering a D.C.-area pizzeria and firing shots from a semi-automatic rifle.

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