Face-Down Dummy Halloween Prank Prompts Repeated 911 Calls

NEWS | Oct 10
A dummy placed face down in a Detroit woman's front yard as a Halloween prank has prompted repeated visits by police.

Donald Trump, Brash New Yorker Picks Up Southern Campaign

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | Oct 10
Donald Trump is a brash New Yorker who knows the path to the Republican presidential nomination runs through a swath of Southern states where residents pride themselves on graciousness and gentility.

Ryan Murphy Gets Daring With Creepy 'AHS: Hotel' Premiere

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 10
"American Horror Story: Hotel" is a daring, risky and ultimately a creepy show, despite harsh criticisms.

Hillary Flip-Flops, Rivals Pounce

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Oct 10
Martin O'Malley was blunt when he learned Hillary Rodham Clinton had announced her opposition to a Pacific Rim trade deal. "Wow, that's a reversal," he told reporters minutes after Clinton announced her shift.

Attorneys: City Handling of Police Shooting A National Model

NEWS | By Bruce Smith | Oct 10
North Charleston, South Carolina, did not erupt in violence - as other cities in similar circumstances did - after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man.

NY Minimum Wage Push Spurs US Debate, Faces Hurdles at Home

NEWS | By David Klepper | Oct 10
New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum hourly wage is spurring similar efforts in other states even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's effort to enact a $15 wage for all workers faces vocal opposition at home.

Glass Walkway Over China Canyon Cracks With Tourists On It

NEWS | Oct 10
A glass walkway that hugs a cliff above a scenic canyon in central China was closed after cracks developed while dozens of tourists were walking on the newly built structure.

Florida Toughens Prostitution Laws

NEWS | By SFGN Staff | Oct 10
Florida has 27 new laws ranging from tougher penalties for people who solicit prostitutes to making revenge porn a crime.

Pray the Gay Away :: An In-Depth Look at 'Conversion Therapy'

NEWS | By Christiana Lilly | Oct 10
The controversial practice of conversion therapy, reparative therapy, or ex-gay ministries varies, but generally consists of licensed therapists or houses of worship using religion and "science" for claims they can "cure" homosexuality.

LGBT History Month Profiles: Jason Collins and Michael Sam

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Oct 10
Each week throughout the month of October, we will be profiling two people from the Equality Forum LGBT History Month icons list who have made a positive impact in their chosen professions. This week: Jason Collins and Michael Sam.


SF Gay Man's Death Deemed 'Suspicious'

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 10
San Francisco officials are investigating the death of a gay Duboce Triangle man whose passing the medical examiner's office has deemed "suspicious."


US Treasury Secretary Blames Congress for Debt Limit Delays

FINANCE | By Joshua Goodman | Oct 10
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew admonished Congress on Thursday for not moving fast enough to raise the government borrowing limit at a time of heightened fragility in the global economy.


VW Executive Apologizes, Says Scandal Not His Fault

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly | Oct 10
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker.


Paris Fashion Week: Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton & Miu Miu

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 9
The chicest celebrities in the business rocked the final day of Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday as powerhouse Louis Vuitton and Miuccia Prada's VIP-magnet Miu Miu presented their spring-summer 2016 collections.


Adirondacks Rail Bikes: Popular, But Short-Lived?

By Mary Esch | Oct 9
Long-unused and deteriorating railroad tracks in the Adirondacks have been put to use by a new tourist attraction imported from South Korea - pedal-powered rail-riding vehicles called rail bikes.


Gay Days Anaheim 2015 :: Disney's California Adventure

Gay Days Anaheim rocked California Adventure from sunup to sundown Sunday, from wild rides to a bear-themed water coaster to a Mad "T" Party closing event. Check out the pics!