For $19.5 million, you too could have a wine grotto, a sauna, 38,000 sq. ft. of living space and a garage with a rotating floor. The man who lived there invented the drop ceiling but he died last year.
A gay member of the U.S. Air Force who wishes not to be identified reads a copy of the new magazine <em>OutServe</em> intended for actively serving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender U.S. military members earlier this month.
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Until Tuesday, Air Force 1st Lt. Josh Seefried used the pseudonym J.D. Smith.
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Aaron Belkin strategized for years to have "don't ask, don't tell" repealed.
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The law that for almost 18 years has banned openly gay Americans from serving in the armed forces will be officially repealed Tuesday, nine months after Congress voted to end the Clinton-era edict.
President Obama signed the repeal into law last December, but its provisions required time for the Pentagon to prepare for the policy change, and for top military officials to "certify" the law's end.
British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has announced it is investing more than $500 million in a new British plant to build fuel-efficient, four-cylinder engines. And the company's Indian owner Tata Motors says it plans to pour more than $2 billion a year into Jaguar Land Rover over the next five years.
The Japanese company Sony has had a tough year. It's endured a string of attacks from hackers, earthquake damage and lower earnings and profits. Now the company has released a new product: Tablet S. David Greene talks to Bloomberg tech columnist Rich Jaroslovsky about what the success of the computer tablet would mean for the one-time king of consumer electronics.