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Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

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Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

SC: Couple Can't Bring Same-Sex Federal Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By Bruce Smith | Oct 24
A same-sex couple married in Washington, D.C., and seeking to have South Carolina recognize the union is suing the wrong people in the wrong court, state Attorney General Alan Wilson argued in federal court documents filed late Thursday.

TLC Cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' Series

NATIONAL | Oct 24
The TLC network says it is canceling "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family.

Michigan Gay Rights Group Gets $3 Million Donation

NATIONAL | Oct 24
A gay rights advocacy organization in Michigan has received a $3 million gift from the estate of the group's co-founder.


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Talking 'Pride' with Director Matthew Warchus

MOVIES | By Robert Nesti | Oct 24
"Pride" has the best word-of-mouth of any film released this fall. Quite an achievement for director Matthew Warchus, who talks to EDGE about this uplifting story of striking coal miners and gay activists in Thatcher's England.

Life After Beth

MOVIES | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 24
Just in time for Halloween, it's refreshing to have a zom-rom-com where blood and gore don't rule the day but the bizarre and clever does.

A Blue Christmas for Amazon?

TELEVISION | By Mae Anderson | Oct 24
It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon. The world's largest retailer gave a disappointing forecast for the crucial holiday quarter. The company also reported a wider loss than analysts expected for the third quarter.

Karamo Brown :: OWNing Your Life

TELEVISION | By Joel Martens | Oct 24
It has been a long, long ride since "The Real World" launched the fledgling Karamo Brown from the nest of the show's host city, Philadelphia, in 2004. But look how far he's come. Brown opens up about his journey.


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Group Drafts Agenda for AIDS Survivors

By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 4
A San Francisco-based group is putting forth an agenda for long-term survivors of the AIDS epidemic it hopes will gain traction among local and national leaders.…

Gay Pride Parade Arrestee Pleads to Tickets, Fined

By Joe Mandak | Wednesday Oct 22, 2014
A woman who was punched in the side as she was arrested at Pittsburgh's gay pride parade pleaded guilty Wednesday to harassment citations after prosecutors dropped more serious charges that she assaulted the officer and a protester.


Artisanal Ciders Give Growers New Revenue Stream

FOOD_DRINK | By Mary Esch | Oct 24
With hard cider making a hardcore comeback across the country, apple growers are tapping a juicy new revenue stream by establishing farmstead cideries and planting varieties too tart or tannic for the lunchbox but perfect for artisanal brews.

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Rules on Bank Risk in Mortgage Bonds Being Adopted

LEGAL | Oct 24
Federal regulators are proceeding with new rules that ease guidelines for banks selling mortgage securities and auto loans. This could mean fewer borrowers will need to make hefty down payments.

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New Rules Adopted in Hopes of Spurring Home Loans

REALESTATE | By Marcy Gordon | Oct 22
Buying a home may have gotten a little easier this week. With the financial crisis and subprime mortgage bust receding further into history, the government is loosening some financial rules.

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Exploding Airbags: Gov't Issues Warnings

AUTONEWS | Oct 23
Dangerous airbags in more than 11 million cars are under recall after it was found that the airbags can explode, sending metal shrapnel into drivers and passengers. Jeff Glor reports.

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Verizon Reports Higher 3Q Net Income, Revenue

PERSONALTECH | Oct 23
Verizon Communications Inc. reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber growth and demand for its high-speed FiOS Internet services.

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Oh, Canada! A Kelowna Wedding Awaits

By Jim Gladstone | Oct 23
American LGBT couples looking to marry in a country where their unions are sanctioned from sea-to-shining-sea, but unwilling to wait until U.S. courts put an end to their foot-dragging would be hard-pressed to find a more romantic locale than Kelowna, CA.

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Poll: Many Doubt Hospitals can Handle Ebola

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard and Emily Swanson | Oct 23
Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

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