Swimsuits out at teen pageant

The Miss Teen USA pageant is dropping the swimsuit portion of its competition. The Miss Universe organization announces that the pageant will replace the bathing suit section with an athletic wear competition.

Heterosexual pride trending

What appears to be a tongue-in-cheek social media movement to mark June 29 as a day to celebrate heterosexual pride becomes one of the day’s top online trends. The hashtag #HeterosexualPrideDay trends on Facebook and Twitter, with hundreds of thousands of tweets and posts reacting to the idea.

Cleveland ups RNC insurance

A city panel authorizes spending nearly $10 million to purchase $50 million in insurance to protect the city against claims during the Republican National Convention.