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Miley Cyrus passes a lit marijuana joint to a photographer in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles in this Aug. 30, 2015, file photo. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

MTV Video Music Awards criticized for glorifying marijuana

- Associated Press

An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV’s parent company about the program’s multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong message to young viewers.

LGBT movies coming on strong

- Associated Press

Ellen Page was first approached about the true-life gay rights drama “Freeheld” when she was 21, just coming off her breakthrough in “Juno.” It was seven years before the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a right, and six before Page, herself, came out.

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Las Vegas Convention Center tries tracking smartphones

- Associated Press

In the past few months, signs at the Las Vegas Convention Center have sounded an ominous warning: "The Las Vegas Convention Center collects location information from mobile devices. If you prefer not to participate, please turn off your Wi-Fi and Bluetooth function or power off."