Gay News: The Latest

EPA Urged To Clean Up Water Contamination

EPA Urged To Clean Up Water Contamination

NEWS | Aug 14
The EPA is being urged to regulate a group of chemicals that are contaminating the public water supply in dozens of states. The group of chemicals known as PFAS were used in everything from nonstick cookware to firefighting foam.

Multi-Gene Test May Detect Heart Disease Risk and More

Multi-Gene Test May Detect Heart Disease Risk and More

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 14
Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic test data may one day help identify people at high risk of a youthful heart attack in time to help.

To Fend Off Netflix, Movie Theaters Try 3-Screen Immersion

To Fend Off Netflix, Movie Theaters Try 3-Screen Immersion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Stevens | Aug 14
Sit at the back of the movie theater, and it's possible to see the appeal of ScreenX, the latest attempt to drag film lovers off the sofa and away from Netflix.

Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

NEWS | By Tamara Lush | Aug 14
Tons of dead fish. A smell so awful you gag with one inhale. Empty beaches, empty roads, empty restaurants.

Trump and Omarosa Spar Over Claim He Used N-Word

Trump and Omarosa Spar Over Claim He Used N-Word

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin | Aug 14
President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings, an ethnic slur and plenty of insults - reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain.

Deadline Looms for Release of Catholic Church Abuse Report

Deadline Looms for Release of Catholic Church Abuse Report

NEWS | By Mark Scolforo and Marc Levy | Aug 14
Time is ticking down to a court-ordered deadline Tuesday afternoon to decide what information to black out in a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses.

Beyoncé Honors Ailing Aretha Franklin at Detroit Concert

Beyoncé Honors Ailing Aretha Franklin at Detroit Concert

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
Queen Bey dedicated her performance with husband, Jay Z, to the Queen of Soul drawing a thunderous roar from Aretha Franklin's hometown of Detroit.

Times Up Gives $750,000 for Combatting Sexual Misconduct

Times Up Gives $750,000 for Combatting Sexual Misconduct

NEWS | By Juliet Linderman | Aug 14
A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country.

Midwest Democrats Look to Tuesday's Races to Upend GOP Gains

Midwest Democrats Look to Tuesday's Races to Upend GOP Gains

NEWS | By Steve Peoples and Scott Bauer | Aug 14
Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest as the 2018 primary season roars through Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Australia Archbishop Gets House Detention for Abuse Cover-Up

Australia Archbishop Gets House Detention for Abuse Cover-Up

NEWS | Aug 14
The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court Tuesday to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail.


News

Vermont Exec Would be Nation's First Transgender Governor

Vermont Exec Would be Nation's First Transgender Governor

POLITICS | By Wilson Ring | Aug 13
A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor - but she says that's not the main reason she's running.


Entertainment

 Review :: What Have They Done To Your Daughters?

Review :: What Have They Done To Your Daughters?

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Aug 14
The renewed interest in the Italian "giallo" horror subgenre continues in the home entertainment field with the release of Arrow Video's new Blu-ray.


Business

Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

LEGAL | By Melissa Daniels | Aug 14
The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.


Technology

Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

SCIENCE | By Tamara Lush | Aug 14
A toxic algae bloom has overrun Florida's southern Gulf Coast this summer, devastating sea life and driving people from the water.


Finance

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

HOME | By Lauren Schwahn, NerdWallet | Aug 8
The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide.


Cars

Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 13
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.


Style

A Taste for Octopus Increases Global Demand

A Taste for Octopus Increases Global Demand

FOOD/DRINK | By David Montero Sierra | Aug 14
Whether it's spiced in the Spanish style or sliced as Japanese sashimi, octopus as a dish is becoming a victim of its own popularity.


Travel

Oregon Coast Tourism Down, But Spending Increases

Oregon Coast Tourism Down, But Spending Increases

Aug 14
The number of visitors staying in a hotel or rental home on the Oregon Coast dipped slightly last year, but overall spending grew to nearly $2 billion.


Nightlife

Gay Days to Headline 'Drag Race' Star Detox

Gay Days to Headline 'Drag Race' Star Detox

PARTIES | Aug 13
The 2018 Gay Days at Disneyland are set to take place Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 7. Come enjoy Disneyland in a way that it can only be experienced during Gay Days!