THE LATEST

More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds' Health Care Website

BUSINESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 27
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

Malaysia Air Site Hacked, Customer Data Appears Online

TECHNOLOGY | By Kelvin Chan | Jan 27
Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack.

Dior, Hermes and More: Paris Fashion Week Continues

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 27
Paris Fashion Week was full of surprises, including a 30-piece orchestra revealed by fashion powerhouse Dior.

NFL Players Find Second Careers as Entrepreneurs

BUSINESS | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Jan 27
As Eddie George neared the end of his nine seasons in the NFL, the running back began pondering his next play. George used his landscape architecture degree from Ohio State University to help found the Edge Group, a company that does landscaping.

Center Square Spotlight :: An Interview with Michael Airington

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tim Parks | Jan 27
Comedian Paul Lynde didn't exactly "shy away" from the fact that he was gay and this truly one-of-a-kind performer kept audiences in stitches, until his untimely death at age 56.

Low Gas Prices, Incentives Change Math for Electric Cars

TECHNOLOGY | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 27
Drivers trying to calculate whether it's practical to own an electric car are facing a new math. U.S. gas prices have fallen more than $1 per gallon over the last 12 months, to a national average of $2.06, according to AAA.

LGBT Sport :: Out Across the Land and Here at Home

NEWS | By Joel Martens | Jan 27
If you are interested in participating in a "group activity," the LGBT community offers many options -- some healthy, some perhaps not as much. But here's one that might surprise you: Sport. And more and more LGBT pros are emerging from the closet.

Zeitgeisting TV: 'Girls' & 'Looking' - Episodes 3

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jan 26
EDGE editors Jason St. Amand and Robert Nesti comment on this week's episodes of HBO's "Girls" and "Looking"

Lawmakers Hear Heated Testimony About Sex-Orientation Bill

NEWS | By Kimberlee Kruesi and Kimberly Pierceall | Jan 26
A new bill that would create protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in Idaho attracted explosive testimony Monday, where supporters of religious freedom went toe-to-toe against lesbian and gay rights advocates.

PopUps: Sam Smith Must Pay Tom Petty for 'Stay With Me'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 26
Tom Petty now co-wrote Sam Smith's "Stay With Me."

Ky. School Rejects Yearbook Comments

NEWS | Jan 26
Three western Kentucky high school seniors have begun circulating a petition in an effort to get their quotes published in the yearbook.

Va. Women Win Right to Have Names on Birth Certificate

NEWS | Jan 26
A Virginia lesbian couple has won a legal fight to have both of their names listed on their twins' birth certificates.

Mass. Scores High Marks with National Gay Rights Group

NEWS | Jan 26
A national gay rights organization gives Massachusetts high marks on a report card grading states on legislation affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Rocky Mountain National Park Celebrates 100 Years

TRAVEL | Jan 26
On Monday, the park marks its 100th anniversary, celebrating a record number of visitors last year who were enjoying one of the nation's crown jewels.

Storm of the Century: What You Need to Know

NEWS | Jan 26
A blizzard expected to dump 2 to 3 feet of snow should begin around midday Monday and last through Tuesday night. Nearly 200 Monday flights had already been canceled Sunday night at the three major airports serving the city.


News

Wisconsin DOJ Didn't Track Gay Marriage Case Hours

Jan 26
he state Department of Justice says it doesn't have any records of how many hours it spent defending Wisconsin's gay marriage ban, making the full cost of fighting the case impossible to determine.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: A Walk Among The Tombstones

By JC Alvarez | Jan 27
Liam Neeson portrays a new kind of hero, bringing to life the novelized PI Matt Scudder in this dark through-back to crime dramas of yesterday. "A Walk Among the Tombstones" is a thrilling chiller!


Business

Measles Outbreak Could Spread to New States

Jan 27
The number of measles cases from the outbreak that started in Disneyland in December has nearly doubled. At least 85 cases are now confirmed in seven states -- the latest in Nebraska. And as Carter Evans reports, the outbreak could spread even further.


Finance

Average Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.63 Pct.

Jan 26
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013. The average for a 15-year mortgage slipped further below 3 percent.


Cars

Gay Car Geek :: 2015 Ford Mustang GT Coupe - Come 'n Play With Its Big Fat Stick

By Steve Siler | Jan 24
There is no car so loved as the Ford Mustang. And for 2015, just as the perennial pony car celebrated its 50th birthday, it has been redesigned and reengineered into the best damn pony car in history.


Style

What Does the Pope (and his Army) Eat?

By Daniela Berretta | Jan 26
A chef who serves in the Swiss Guards, David Geisser, is shedding light on the culinary tastes of the pope's army with a new cookbook,"Buon Appetito."


Health/Fitness

Measles Outbreak Tied to Disneyland Grows to 70 Illnesses

By Alicia Chang | Jan 23
A measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in CA led to warnings against visiting the happiest place on Earth if tourists or their children have not been vaccinated against the highly contagious respiratory disease that has sickened 70 people.


Travel

Six Gay Cruises Leaving Florida This Winter

By Mike Halterman | Jan 25
Florida already feels like paradise in the wintertime, so the only way you can add on to perfection during these beautiful months is to take a cruise and visit the Caribbean!