Gay News: The Latest

'Nobody Wants to Buy Them'; Scalpers with Inauguration Tickets Are Losing 'Bigly'

NEWS | Jan 17
"Hamilton" it ain't.

Trump Tries to Calm Tensions After Lewis Squabble

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Jan 17
Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect's squabble with Rep. John Lewis, a protege of the slain civil rights leader.

NC Governor: Talks Continue with GOP to Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

NEWS | Jan 17
Gov. Roy Cooper says a deal with legislative leaders to repeal a bill that directs which bathrooms transgender people can use in some buildings is still possible.

Update: Orlando Gay Club Gunman's Wife Faces Charges Tied to Attack

NEWS | By Eric Tucker and Olga R. Rodriguez | Jan 17
The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen faces a court hearing in California after being arrested there in connection with his Florida shooting rampage that left 49 people dead.

Springsteen Cover Band Backs Out of Thursday's Trump Show in DC

NEWS | By Shawn Marsh | Jan 17
Band leader Willie Forte said Monday the decision was based "solely on the respect and gratitude we have for Bruce and the E Street Band. That conquers everything else."

Inauguration Day: The Intertwining of Fashion and Politics

STYLE | By Jocelyn Noveck | Jan 17
What'll she be wearing? It's a question that fascinates fashion-watchers - and lots of others - every four years: Which designer will the new U.S. first lady choose to wear on Inauguration Day and, more importantly, on Inauguration Night?

King Day Highlights Transition From Obama to Trump

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | Jan 16
As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters.

US Official Says Orlando Gay Club Shooter's Widow was Arrested

NEWS | By Eric Tucker | Jan 16
A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter.

Revelers and Rally Goers to Clog DC for Trump Inauguration

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko | Jan 16
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.

King's Daughter: Fight 'No Matter Who is in White House'

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | Jan 16
As civil rights leaders and activists gather at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader's daughter is encouraging Americans to fight for his vision "no matter who is in the White House."


News

More Than 35 House Democrats to Boycott Trump Inauguration

POLITICS | Jan 17
More than three dozen House Democrats now plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration following his feud with Congressman John Lewis, the longtime civil rights leader.


Entertainment

Review :: Reset

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jan 17
The new director of the Paris Opera Ballet looks to shake things up and enliven the staid company in this engaging, fly-on-the-wall documentary.


Business

Retail Group Launches Training for Entry-Level Job Seekers

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 17
Trying to stem high turnover in store jobs, nonprofit groups and chains such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot and the Home Shopping Network are launching a program to help people develop the skills to land entry-level jobs and advance in a retail career.


Technology

SpaceX Launches First Rocket Since Explosion in Florida

SCIENCE | By John Antczak | Jan 17
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad more than four months ago.


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

HOME | By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

Auto Show Concepts: Would You Build Them or Forget Them?

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 17
Car companies don't just show current models at auto shows. They also unveil prototypes that could be built in the future.


Nightlife

ArtDeco Weekend 2017 In Miami Beach :: January 13- 15, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 15
The 40th annual Art Deco weekend, The Jazz Age Lawn Party, was held in Miami Beach. This is the world's largest prohibition era inspired gathering, with 1920's and 1930's style entertainment.