THE LATEST

Marathon Bombing Survivor Says Yes to the Dress in TLC Finale

STYLE | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | Dec 22
The Boston Marathon bombings took Rebekah DiMartino's leg, but they couldn't rob her of her joy as a new bride. The finale of "Say Yes to the Dress" captures her using crutches for balance as she tried on wedding dresses at Kleinfeld.

Steal of the Century: Fire Island Commercial Properties Marked Down to $8.5 M Opening Bid

NEWS | By EDGE | Dec 22
Got $9 million kicking around and want to place a bid on a resort?

LGBT Baby Boomers Face Tough Retirement Hurdles

NEWS | By Ken Sweet | Dec 22
Same-sex couples in general are likely to have saved far less for retirement than their straight counterparts, according to a new study.

HRC to Honor 'The Imitation Game' Cast & Filmmakers at 2015 NYC Gala Dinner

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Dec 22
Today the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT civil rights organization, announced that the cast and filmmakers of "The Imitation Game" will be honored at the group's upcoming New York Gala Dinner in January.

Washington Florist Sued for Refusing Flowers at Same-Sex Wedding

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 22
A judge was asked on Dec. 19 to consider a case filed by the Washington State Attorney General in April against a florist who refused to provide her services at a same-sex wedding.

Video: Sarah Palin's Last Minute Gift Idea

NEWS | By EDGE | Dec 22
Sarah Palin is hoping that you're looking for a last minute gift for that not so special someone on your holiday ... uh .. Christmas list this year.

Indiana Pastor Accused of Grabbing Man's Crotch

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 22
A pastor from southern Indiana was arrested earlier this month and is being accused of soliciting and sexually harassing a man by grabbing the victim's genitals.

British Singer Joe Cocker Dies at 70

NEWS | Dec 22
British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70.

Idaho Must Pay Attorney Fees in Gay Marriage Case

NEWS | By Kimberlee Kruesi | Dec 22
A federal judge has ruled that Idaho must pay more than $400,000 to the lawyers who successfully fought to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage.

amfAR Announces New Round of GMT Grants

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 22
amfAR has awarded substantial new research grants to study the impact of innovative HIV service delivery models for gay men, MSM and transgenders in low- and middle-income countries.

Debunking Skincare Myths With Dr. Susan Stuart

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | Dec 22
La Jolla, California dermatologist Dr. Susan Stuart definitively debunks skincare myths.

Lawyers' Fees on Hold in SC Gay Marriage Cases

NEWS | By Bruce Smith | Dec 22
Requests for tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees from attorneys who argued to overturn the South Carolina's gay marriage ban are on hold even as same-sex weddings continue in the state.

TLC to Air 'My Husband's Not Gay' Special

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 22
TLC is going to ring in the New Year with a new special called "My Husband's Not Gay" -- a reality program that follows a group of Mormon men who are all in relationships with women but are attracted to men.

Tick Tock: Tips for Last-Minute Shoppers

STYLE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 22
The National Retail Federation found that only about half of shoppers had finished shopping as of Dec. 10. That means tens of millions will be ticking those final items off their lists in the coming days.

Two US. Pastors Share 'Golden Enema' in Russia

NEWS | By EDGE | Dec 22
Two anti-gay U.S. pastors were among the many recipients of Russia's Straight Alliance for LGBT Equality's "Golden Enema Award" for 2014 at a gala ceremony held in St. Petersburg on December 18.


News

Analysis: Uncertainty Surrounds Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Andrew DeMillo | Dec 22
The Arkansas Supreme Court's biggest piece of unfinished business as it wraps up 2014 - whether the state's ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional - is the one that will have the most far-reaching effects for the state.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: Shining City

THEATRE | By Colleen Cottet | Dec 22
At the Den Theatre, the Irish Theatre of Chicago is currently offering a wonderful portrait of two men bound in their struggles for understanding and human connection in Conor McPherson's "Shining City."


Business

Gift Guide: Strong Photo, Video Gear Options

CORPORATE | By Ron Harris | Dec 22
What to buy an experienced photographer or video shooter? There is some strong gear on the market from Nikon, GoPro and Domke.


Technology

Storms Could Slow Down Christmas Travel

SCIENCE | Dec 22
Millions of people will be on the road this week, and some storms are possible. Meteorologist Ed Curran of CBS Station WBBM TV in Chicago has his eye on it.


Finance

Average US 30-Year Loan Rate Falls to 3.80 Percent

REAL ESTATE | Dec 19
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. The rates' historically low levels could be a boon to potential homebuyers.


Cars

After 19 Years, Alfa Romeo is Back in US

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Dec 19
After a 19-year absence, Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo is back in the United States and wowing Alfa enthusiasts with the sexy, fun-to-drive 2015 4C two seater.


Style

Online Pricing Stumps Holiday Shoppers

HOME | Dec 22
Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to "buy low."


Health/Fitness

Is Yoga Good for Your Heart?

HEALTH | Dec 18
Research now compares the benefits of yoga to aerobic workouts. Dr. Tara Narula, cardiologist from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new findings.


Travel

Detroit: Motown, Coney Dogs and Art

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 22
Sure, you'll have to meander through blocks of abandoned houses and lots, but look beyond and discover a city on the brink of a new generation. And grab a Coney dog while you're at it.