THE LATEST

Angry Protesters Whitewash Rainbow Flag on West Bank Barrier

NEWS | By Mohammed Daraghmeh | Jun 30
Palestinian protesters whitewashed a rainbow flag of gay rights, painted by a Palestinian artist on six slabs of the West Bank separation barrier.

Paris Menswear: Political Protest, Art & Exotic Travel

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jun 30
Art, fashion and exotic travel merged during the launch of Paris' spring-summer 2016 menswear shows. And fashion week's necessary dose of controversy was found in the form of an unauthorized political protest at Rick Owens.

Trump to Consider Suing After NBC Ends Business Dealings

NEWS | Jun 30
Donald Trump says he'll consider suing after NBC announced it's ending its business relationship with the Republican presidential candidate over comments he made about immigrants during his campaign kickoff.

Some Alabama Counties Give Gay Marriage Licenses, Others Refuse

NEWS | Jun 30
Nearly one-third of Alabama counties on Monday were not issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, or had shut down marriage license operations altogether, despite Friday's landmark U.S Supreme Court ruling.

'Changed' Justin Bieber Attends Sydney Church Conference

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 30
Justin Bieber credited a Pentecostal pastor with changing his life as he mingled Tuesday with thousands of Christians at a five-day church conference in Sydney.

Jack Carter, Brash Comic, Dies at 93

NEWS | By Sue Manning | Jun 30
Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California, home.

Admired Club's Invite to Kardashian Turns Typically Divisive

NEWS | By Lisa Leff | Jun 30
Kim Kardashian's upcoming appearance as a guest of one of San Francisco's most august institutions has caused a typical "love her/hate her" stir.

Oklahoma, Florida Move quickly to Resume Lethal Injections

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Jun 30
Oklahoma and Florida moved quickly to resume lethal injections after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of midazolam, a sedative that has been used in several problematic executions.

Will Latest Inflammatory Comments Tarnish Trump's Brand?

NEWS | By Mae Anderson | Jun 30
Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be?

Pope in US to Meet With Homeless, Prisoners and Immigrants

NEWS | Jun 30
Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his trip to Cuba and the U.S. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty, a big topic for the U.S. Catholic Church in the wake of the SCOTUS's gay marriage ruling.


News

Christie Back at High School to Announce 2016 Run

POLITICS | By Jill Colvin | Jun 30
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he's running for president of his country.


Entertainment

The Homosexuals, Then and Now

TELEVISION | Jun 30
This week's Supreme Court decision recognizing same-sex marriage marks a 180-degree turn from attitudes not so long ago. It's been nearly 50 years since CBS News first took on the subject of gay rights in a documentary, "The Homosexuals."


Business

Pensioners Queue Outside Greek Banks Amid Withdrawal Limits

FINANCE | By Elena Becatoros | Jun 30
Banks and ATM machines were shut throughout Greece, the first day of capital controls announced by the government in a dramatic twist in the country's five-year financial saga.


Finance

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Edges up to 4.02 Pct.

REAL ESTATE | Jun 29
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates were mixed last week, marking slight increases or declines but remaining close to high levels for the year.


Cars

Senators Express Frustration with Takata, Regulators

AUTO NEWS | Jun 26
Senators expressed anger and exasperation with both air bag maker Takata Corp. and federal auto safety regulators over a problem with defective air bag inflators that has escalated into the largest auto-safety recall in U.S. history.


Style

Airbnb Looks to Expand Cuba Listings to Non-Americans

HOME | By Michael Weissenstein | Jun 30
Online home-rental service Airbnb says it is exploring a significant expansion of its operations in Cuba two months after it became the first major U.S. business to enter the island in decades.


Health/Fitness

Could a Subdermal Implant Mean the End of HIV?

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jun 29
Findings published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report that a novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral (ARV) drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread of HIV.


Travel

Slumber Party: Floris Suite Hotel and Spa, Curaçao

By Jill Gleeson | Jun 29
A gay-friendly Caribbean getaway? Yes... it does exist. Curaçao awaits, and when you arrive, be sure to settle into the island's Pride host hotel, Floris Suite Hotel and Spa.


Nightlife

Broadway Bares 25 : Top Bottoms Of Burlesque @ The Hammerstein Ballroom :: June 21, 2015

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 24
"Broadway Bares: Top Bottoms of Burlesque," turned out to be a record-breaker, raising $1,598,501 for BC/EFA. Check out Laverne Cox, Bianca Del Rio, Nick Adams and 222 hot bodies who stripped for charity in NYC on Sunday.