THE LATEST

More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds' Health Care Website

BUSINESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 27
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

Malaysia Air Site Hacked, Customer Data Appears Online

TECHNOLOGY | By Kelvin Chan | Jan 27
Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack.

Dior, Hermes and More: Paris Fashion Week Continues

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 27
Paris Fashion Week was full of surprises, including a 30-piece orchestra revealed by fashion powerhouse Dior.

NFL Players Find Second Careers as Entrepreneurs

BUSINESS | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Jan 27
As Eddie George neared the end of his nine seasons in the NFL, the running back began pondering his next play. George used his landscape architecture degree from Ohio State University to help found the Edge Group, a company that does landscaping.

Center Square Spotlight :: An Interview with Michael Airington

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tim Parks | Jan 27
Comedian Paul Lynde didn't exactly "shy away" from the fact that he was gay and this truly one-of-a-kind performer kept audiences in stitches, until his untimely death at age 56.

Low Gas Prices, Incentives Change Math for Electric Cars

TECHNOLOGY | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 27
Drivers trying to calculate whether it's practical to own an electric car are facing a new math. U.S. gas prices have fallen more than $1 per gallon over the last 12 months, to a national average of $2.06, according to AAA.

LGBT Sport :: Out Across the Land and Here at Home

NEWS | By Joel Martens | Jan 27
If you are interested in participating in a "group activity," the LGBT community offers many options -- some healthy, some perhaps not as much. But here's one that might surprise you: Sport. And more and more LGBT pros are emerging from the closet.

Zeitgeisting TV: 'Girls' & 'Looking' - Episodes 3

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jan 26
EDGE editors Jason St. Amand and Robert Nesti comment on this week's episodes of HBO's "Girls" and "Looking"

Lawmakers Hear Heated Testimony About Sex-Orientation Bill

NEWS | By Kimberlee Kruesi and Kimberly Pierceall | Jan 26
A new bill that would create protections for sexual orientation and gender identity in Idaho attracted explosive testimony Monday, where supporters of religious freedom went toe-to-toe against lesbian and gay rights advocates.

PopUps: Sam Smith Must Pay Tom Petty for 'Stay With Me'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 26
Tom Petty now co-wrote Sam Smith's "Stay With Me."

Ky. School Rejects Yearbook Comments

NEWS | Jan 26
Three western Kentucky high school seniors have begun circulating a petition in an effort to get their quotes published in the yearbook.

Va. Women Win Right to Have Names on Birth Certificate

NEWS | Jan 26
A Virginia lesbian couple has won a legal fight to have both of their names listed on their twins' birth certificates.

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.

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.

Storm of the Century: What You Need to Know

NEWS | 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.


News

Wisconsin DOJ Didn't Track Gay Marriage Case Hours

NATIONAL | 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.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: A Walk Among The Tombstones

MOVIES | By JC Alvarez | Jan 27
Liam Neeson portrays a new kind of hero, bringing to life the novelized PI Matt Scudder in this dark through-back to crime dramas of yesterday. "A Walk Among the Tombstones" is a thrilling chiller!


Business

Secret Service Finds Drone on White House Grounds

LEGAL | Jan 27
The Secret Service is investigating how a small drone wound up on the southeast grounds. Officials are stressing that there is no threat to the first family. Bill Plante reports.


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

Chevrolet Polishes its Mid-Size Truck

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | 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.


Style

Mike's Hot Honey Creates Powerful Mix of Sweet and Spice

FOOD/DRINK | Jan 26
Sriracha isn't the only condiment that's delighting spicy food lovers. Michael Kurtz was working as a part-time pizza apprentice in Brooklyn when he realized his homemade hot honey might be the next thing to stick. Vladimir Duthiers reports.


Health/Fitness

New Link Between Pneumonia and Other Serious Illnesses

HEALTH | Jan 23
Health Headlines: Patients hospitalized for pneumonia have a significantly higher risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a new study. Also, a new warning about products with BPA. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.


Travel

Six Gay Cruises Leaving Florida This Winter

By Mike Halterman | Jan 25
Florida already feels like paradise in the wintertime, so the only way you can add on to perfection during these beautiful months is to take a cruise and visit the Caribbean!