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Supreme Court Hears Historic Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

NEWS | Apr 28
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is asking skeptical questions as the court hears arguments over the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry.

amfAR Highlights Critical Need for Increase In PEPFAR Funds

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 28
A new infographic from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, highlights the critical need to maintain funds for The President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), one of the most successful global public health programs in US history.

Religious Right Flips Over President's Joke About Bachmann's End Times Claim

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 28
The religious right is livid over the joke President Obama made at the White House Correspondents Dinner where he poked fun at former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's claim that his policies on gay rights and Iran would bring on the apocalypse.

Pat Benatar Launches 35th Anniversary Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Apr 28
Rock superstars Pat Benatar and Neil "Spyder" Giraldo are celebrating their latest musical milestone with the release of the CD/DVD set, "Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: The 35th Anniversary Tour" on April 28.

Trans Woman Game Developer Commits Suicide After Online Bullying

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 28
A transgender woman video game developer committed suicide last week after enduring online bullying.

2015 Tony Award Nominations Announced

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 28
The 2015 Tony Award nominations were announced this morning at the historic Diamond Horseshoe nightclub below Times Square. Nominations were announced by Mary Louise Parker and Bruce Willis.

Mass. AG Optimistic Supreme Court Will Approve Gay Marriage

NEWS | By Steve LeBlanc | Apr 28
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says she's cautiously optimistic the Supreme Court will rule in favor of gay marriage.

Iowa Students Ask for Non-Discrimination Policy Review

NEWS | Apr 28
Students at a West Des Moines high school have presented a petition to the school board to extend its nondiscrimination policy to those who rent the school district's facilities.

Bush Donors See Him Lay Out Contours of 2016 Campaign

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont | Apr 28
Jeb Bush's super PAC is raising eye-popping sums in a multi-pronged effort to define the former Florida governor for Republican presidential primary voters before his rivals can, donors say.

Viola Davis to Star as Harriet Tubman in HBO Movie

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 28
"How to Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in a HBO movie about the abolitionist hero.

Jayne Meadows, Actress and TV Personality, Dies at 95

NEWS | Apr 28
Jayne Meadows, the Emmy-nominated actress and TV personality who often teamed with her husband, Steve Allen, has died. She was 95.

The Latest on Nepal Quake: UN Says Over 8 Million Affected

NEWS | Apr 28
The United Nations says 8 million people have been affected by the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed nearly 4,400 people and 1.4 million people are in need of food assistance, but the challenge would be to reach them

Jamaica Woman Brings Attention to Rapes Targeting Lesbians

NEWS | Apr 28
When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.

Supreme Court to Hear Historic Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

NEWS | Apr 28
The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land.

Judge Rules in Favor of Printer that Refused Gay Pride Job

NEWS | By Dylan Lovan | Apr 28
A judge in Lexington on Monday ruled in favor of a shop that refused to print gay pride festival T-shirts.

Get Your KAJ On from L.A. Gear

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 28
The KAJ is on the shelves, bringing our favorite 80s high-top back in style.


News

Riots in Baltimore Raise Questions About Police Response

NATIONAL | By Tom Foreman Jr. and Amanda Lee Myers | Apr 28
National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots


Entertainment

Book Review :: It's Not Over

BOOKS | Apr 28
Would a Supreme Court victory for marriage equality be the end of our civil rights journey? Or is marriage only one crucial piece in a much larger puzzle? Michelangelo Signorile thinks it's the latter case, and in his new book he makes a compelling case.


Business

Compromise GOP Budget Hikes War Funds, Targets 'Obamacare'

LEGAL | By Andrew Taylor | Apr 28
House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Obama's signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion boost to the Pentagon.


Technology

Science Behind Nepal Earthquake and Avalanches

SCIENCE | Apr 28
The death toll in the Nepal earthquake has reached 3,800, and it is still rising. Science contributor and City College of New York physics professor Michio Kaku joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the impact of the deadly earthquake and avalanche.


Finance

Dodging the Dollar Drag: Currency-Hedged Funds are Booming

SAVING | By Stan Choe | Apr 27
Spanish stocks have climbed 10.9 percent in euros. But for someone counting in U.S. dollars, each of those euros is worth less than at the start of the year. A growing number of funds have been trying to blunt this effect.


Cars

New Trax is an Affordable SUV

Budget-conscious buyers don't have to settle for a used sport utility vehicle or a small sedan any more. A nimble, five-seat SUV - the 2015 Chevrolet Trax - is a new, commendable alternative, with a low starting retail price of $20,995.


Health/Fitness

CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

HEALTH | By EDGE | Apr 24
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.


Travel

Street Art and Shopping in Miami's Wynwood

Apr 27
There are two must-have selfies for any visitor to show off from Miami: one on the sands of South Beach, and one against the bold murals of Wynwood.


Nightlife

White Party Tea Dance :: April 26, 2015

PARTIES | Apr 28
The fun continued in Palm Springs as Alex Newell, who is best known for his role on "Glee" as a transgender student performer, entertained the crowd at the White Party Tea Dance.