THE LATEST

In the Spirit: Some Like it Hot!

STYLE | By Kristen Siebecker | Jan 26
It's cold outside; so let's warm up with some hot cocktails! EDGE rounds up our favorite toasty beverages from cold weather destinations throughout the U.S.

Wisconsin DOJ Didn't Track Gay Marriage Case Hours

NEWS | 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.

Alabama Appeals Decision Blocking Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Jan 26
The state of Alabama is appealing a federal judge's order overturning its ban on same-sex marriage.

New CDC Campaign Encourages Treatment and Care

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 26
'HIV Treatment Works,' a communication campaign focused exclusively on encouraging treatment and care for people living with HIV was launched today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

SF General Announces Tenth Annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
On February 12, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation will debut the brand new artworks of the 'Hearts in San Francisco' series at their tenth annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark on the field at AT&T Park.

'Orange Is the New Black' Wins Big at SAG Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
The hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" won big at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last night nabbing the Actor awards for ensemble in a comedy series.

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.

More Than Half of States Fail to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
NARAL Pro-Choice America found that despite more pro-choice attitudes, most states were failing to protect women's rights.

Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe in Miami

NEWS | By Kelli Kennedy | Jan 26
Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries.

Debbie Reynolds Honored for Lifetime Achievement

NEWS | By Beth Harris | Jan 26
Debbie Reynolds accepted the Screen Actors Guild's lifetime achievement award from her daughter Sunday night, and promptly embarrassed Carrie Fisher with a story.

First Look: Sundance Doc Pulls Back Curtain on Scientology

NEWS | By Sandy COhen | Jan 26
"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house - not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection.

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.

Obama Takes in India's Grand Republic Day Parade

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Muneeza Naqvi | Jan 26
President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.

New Jersey's Christie Launches Political Action Committee

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Jan 26
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign.

'March: Book Two' Shows All Sides of Civil Rights Movement

NEWS | By Jesse J. Holland | Jan 26
A comic book about Martin Luther King Jr. helped bring a young John Lewis into the civil rights movement.


News

Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling to Refile Adoption Paperwork

FAMILY | By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban said they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: Blithe Spirit

THEATRE | By Elaine Beale | Jan 26
Angela Lansbury heads a stand-out cast in a dynamic, deft and unfailingly funny revival of Noel Coward's comedy, "Blithe Spirit."


Business

Chevrolet Polishes its Mid-Size Truck

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Jan 26
In a year where attention is focused on big, full-size pickup trucks, the revamped-for-2015 Chevrolet Colorado arrives as a fine, mid-size pickup that's arguably the first major redesign in the smaller truck segment in a decade.


Technology

Firms Pour Cash on Tech Startups, is Bubble Brewing?

PERSONAL TECH | By Brandon Bailey | Jan 23
Cash rained down on startups in 2014, as venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into new U.S. companies - levels not seen since before the dot-com bubble burst in 2001. So are we approaching another bubble?


Finance

Aetna Picks Gilead Sciences Hep C Drugs Over AbbVie's

INSURANCE | By Linda A. Johnson | Jan 22
Insurer Aetna has made new hepatitis C drugs from Gilead Sciences Inc. preferred treatments for customers with the liver-destroying virus.


Cars

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

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | 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?

FOOD/DRINK | 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

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.


Travel

Storm of the Century: What You Need to Know

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.