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  • Salma Hayek says she doesn't work at being beautiful

    Salma Hayek says she doesn't work at being beautiful
    In an interview with InStyle magazine, Salma Hayek acknowledges that people think she's beautiful, but she says she doesn't work at it. "I have never tried to be as beautiful as I can be," she said (making the rest of us feel like crumpled-up napkins). "I could do a lot more -- exercise, or not eat dessert. ... I could make bigger efforts. I don't think my first priority in life has ever been beauty." The interview is in the July issue, on newsstands Friday. [InStyle]
  • Cuomo Signs New Gun Control Measures In New York

    — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the shooting last month in Newtown. The bill passed the Democratic-led Assembly Tuesday afternoon, a day after...

    California needs to get back on the gay rights track [Most commented]

     
    The Times editorial board praised the New York Legislature for becoming the sixth and largest state to legalize same-sex marriage Friday. However, while New York is helping blaze the civil rights trail, California "is stuck in reverse," though the board.....

    If Catholic Charities can't accept same-sex marriage, it should get out of childcare and adoption business [Most Commented]

     
    The debate over marriage equality moved to the New York Senate this week. If the measure passes the Legislature, the state would be the largest to adopt same-sex marriage. Op-Ed columnist Tim Rutten zeroed in on New York's importance in...

    Wall Street Roundup: Hedge funds win. Studies slam bank tactic.

     
    Job and service-sector gains. The private sector saw 42,000 new jobs last month while the service sector grew faster in July than expected. Hedge funds win. The New York Legislature ended a bid to tax hedge-fund workers who came into...