THE LATEST

Utah LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill Passes 1st Test

NEWS | By Michelle L. Price | Mar 6
A landmark Utah proposal protecting gay and transgender individuals has passed its test at the state Legislature.

Colorful 'Body Sculptor' Due Back in Murder Trial

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale | Mar 6
A Gothic hip hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections.

Lesbians Celebrate Marriage By Kissing in Front of Duggar House

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 6
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's anti-gay crusading won't keep this couple of lesbian lovebirds from kissing in front of their Arkansas home.

Harrison Ford Survives Crash-Landing on Golf Course

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber and Tami Abdollah | Mar 6
When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford's answer is found in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies at will.

Jury Hears Closing Arguments in 'Blurred Lines' Case

NEWS | By Anthony McCartney | Mar 6
Singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams lied about how they crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" and should be financially punished for using music by Marvin Gaye, a lawyer for the late singer's family told a jury Thursday.

GA. Senate OK's Religious Freedom Bill Feared By LGBT Groups

NEWS | By Kathleen Foody | Mar 6
The Georgia Senate gave decisive approval Thursday to a contentious "religious freedom" bill - one of a wave of measures surfacing in at least a dozen states that critics say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people

Super Bowl, World Series Champs Back Gay Marriage at Court

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Mar 6
The New England Patriots are for same-sex marriage. So are the San Francisco Giants.

Malaysia Toursim Thrives Despite Airline Tragedies

TRAVEL | By Eileen NG | Mar 6
Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. But they didn't hurt the country's tourism, and the higher visibility may even have helped: visitor numbers had their strongest growth in years.

Announced: Events in Conjunction with 'The Colored Museum"

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 6
In conjunction with its upcoming production of "The Colored Museum," Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket.

Open Hand Hires Co-CEOs

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 6
For the second time in just over a week, a San Francisco-based nonprofit has decided to hire two people to replace a departing top executive.

Automakers Vow Not to Give up on Weak-Selling Electrics

CARS | By David McHugh, Greg Keller | Mar 6
Top automakers are vowing not to give up on weak-selling electric vehicles - even as they unveil an array of powerful luxury cars with conventional engines aimed at a growing global market.

Lights, Camera, Blossom! Disney Films Inspire Floral Fantasy

STYLE | By Kathy Matheson | Mar 6
Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme "Celebrate the Movies."

Leslie Jordan Presents "Say Cheese: My Life in Front of the Camera"

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Mar 6
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but only Leslie Jordan can describe them in a way that will make you laugh until you cry. His show "Say Cheese: My Life in Front of the Camera," featuring photography by Jim Cox, is coming to Fort Lauderdale!

Technology Raises Bar for High-End Mixology

STYLE | By Michelle Locke | Mar 6
Want that cocktail shaken, not stirred? How about centrifuged? These days, it's possible as high-tech tools shake things up behind the bar with a razzle-dazzle flair that could make even an old fashioned feel newfangled.

Man Accused of Buying Insurance at Scene of Car Wreck

BUSINESS | Mar 6
Authorities say a Pennsylvania man called an insurance company from a crash scene to buy auto coverage and later claimed his wreck happened after he got the policy.


Business

Fed Survey Finds US Economy Growing at Moderate Pace

LEGAL | By Martin Crutsinger | Mar 6
The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace through mid-February despite severe winter storms that had disrupted activity in some regions, the Federal Reserve reported.


Technology

World Health Warning: You're Eating Too Much Sugar

SCIENCE | By Maria Cheng | Mar 6
New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone's sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day.


Finance

Rubio-Lee Tax Plan Rewards Investors, Parents, Businesses

SAVING | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Mar 5
With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio signed onto an extensive plan Wednesday to cut taxes for investors, parents and businesses in an effort to spur economic growth and create jobs.


Cars

Volkswagen Passat Wins Car of the Year Award

The large family car Volkswagen Passat has been voted car of the year by European automotive editors at the Geneva International Motor Show.


Style

Denmark Sets Michelin Record

FOOD/DRINK | By EDGE | Mar 5
Until now, Copenhagen has been the only Danish city to receive the attention of the Michelin guide but this year sees the launch of a new guide, Michelin Nordic Cities, allowing for Denmark's second largest city, Aarhus, to be included.


Health/Fitness

HUD Partners With True Colors to Prevent LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

HEALTH | By EDGE | Mar 5
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the True Colors Fund are excited to announce the beginning stages of implementation of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative.


Travel

Google Maps Adventure: Soaring Through the Amazon

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 5
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.


Nightlife

'Happy Days' Ralph Malph Swings Back to Juke Box Times

MUSIC | By EDGE | Mar 5
Donny Most, a star of the long-running hit television show "Happy Days," and his 5-piece band bring the songs of Sinatra, Darin, Martin, and more to life through his interpretations and creative arrangements.