THE LATEST

Dumb-Ass Lists: #Manties Edition

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | May 26
The latest social media trend for men to sweep the Internet, specifically on Instagram, is #manties -- or just another excuse for dudes to post nearly-naked pictures online.

PopUps: 'New Girl' Star Max 'Schmidt' Greenfield Joins 'AHS: Hotel' Cast

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | May 26
Max Greenfield, who plays ladies man Schmidt on Fox's sitcom "New Girl," is the latest addition to the "American Horror Story: Hotel" cast.

Indianapolis Mayor Named Grand Marshal of Pride Parade

NEWS | May 26
The mayor of Indianapolis who backed the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender community amid the uproar over Indiana's religious objections law has been named grand marshal of a parade celebrating the group.

Agent: 'Lawrence of Arabia' Star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's

NEWS | May 26
Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.

Some Native Hawaiians Disapprove of 'Aloha' Movie Title

NEWS | By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | May 26
Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.

The Latest on IS: US Promises 2,000 Rockets to Iraq

NEWS | May 26
The U.S. military says it will provide some 2,000 anti-tank rockets to Iraq "within the next week" to help it fight the Islamic State group.

Lawyer Says Allegations B.B. King was Poisoned 'Ridiculous'

NEWS | By Ken Ritter | May 26
Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous.

Ant-Gay Bill Rejection Gives Jindal a Campaign Opportunity

NEWS | By Melinda Deslatte | May 26
By voting down a proposal to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage, lawmakers thought they had put the divisive issue to bed and ended one of the major controversies of the legislative session.

How Does Ireland's Vote to Approve Gay Marriage Relate to Debate Over Issue in US?

NEWS | By David Crary | May 26
Ireland's national referendum on same-sex marriage, which was approved by 62 percent of the voters, comes just weeks ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court

Gay Marriage Challenge Cost Indiana $1.4 Million in Attorney Fees

NEWS | May 26
The Indiana attorney general's office says the state had to pay more than $1.4 million in fees to plaintiffs' attorneys in its unsuccessful attempt to maintain its ban on same-sex marriages.


News

NY Lawmaker Backs State Benefits for Gay Veterans

NATIONAL | May 26
A state lawmaker says New York should ensure that veterans discharged for their sexual orientation under the U.S. military's old policies are eligible for the 53 state programs, benefits and tax breaks other vets can get.


Business

Spark Electric Car's Price Sparks a Sales Run

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | May 26
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet's 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax credit can make for a super deal.


Finance

23 Pct of US Adults with Health Coverage Underinsured

INSURANCE | By Tom Murphy | May 22
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research.


Cars

Drivers Set to Ask Fans How to Make Formula 1 More Exciting

AUTO SHOWS | By Jerome Pugmire | May 22
Formula One drivers will ask fans for their views on how to improve the sport as part of an increased effort to make racing more exciting.


Style

Watch Out

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | May 25
The hands of time may keep ticking, but that doesn't mean you can't look stylish as the decades wear on.


Health/Fitness

Mind, Body and Soul: Sea, Sun, Sand, Surf and Sex

HEALTH | By John Maroussas | May 24
Summer will soon be here, and suddenly the pressure is on for a beach-ready bod! Here are some easy tips on how to go about looking your best in that new speedo.


Travel

Santa Fe Goes Gay This Summer

By EDGE | May 25
This summer, Santa Fe plays host to Santa Fe Pride Festival and Zia Regional Rodeo-two events designed to celebrate the LGBT community in 'The City Different.'


Nightlife

Odyssey Opera Presents 'The British Invasion'

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | May 25
Odyssey Opera, a Boston-­based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, today announced "The British Invasion," a month-­long opera festival of fully-­staged productions of works by English composers.