THE LATEST

Legislators Demand Equal Footing for 2015 Women's World Cup

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 5
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand renewed their call for organizers of the 2015 International Association of Federation Football (FIFA) Women's World Cup to use real grass, not artificial turf.

Milan Fashion Week: Everything's Coming Up Tulips

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Mar 5
The final day highlights of Armani and DSquared2 always make a rather odd pairing, representing in many ways the two poles of Milan fashion.

Google Maps Adventure: Soaring Through the Amazon

TRAVEL | By Michael Liedtke | Mar 5
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.

Broadway In Boston Reveals its Lexus Broadway Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 5
Broadway In Boston revealed its 2015-2016 Lexus Broadway Season, which will feature eight theatrical productions, slated for the Boston Opera House and the Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre.

Denmark Sets Michelin Record

STYLE | By EDGE | Mar 5
Until now, Copenhagen has been the only Danish city to receive the attention of the Michelin guide but this year sees the launch of a new guide, Michelin Nordic Cities, allowing for Denmark's second largest city, Aarhus, to be included.

How Does a Hunchback Dance? Ask Chase Brock

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Scott Lipton | Mar 5
Chase Brock, the 32-year-old choreographic wunderkind has reached his own personal nirvana, as choreographer of Disney's new stage musical "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

Volkswagen CEO Stands by Cautious Outlook

BUSINESS | By David McHugh | Mar 5
The CEO of Volkswagen AG is staying with his cautious outlook for this year, saying it's a "balanced statement" based on growth in the U.S., Europe and China versus trouble spots such as Russia and Brazil.

Second Los Angeles Hospital Reports 'Superbug' Infections

A second hospital in Los Angeles says several patients have been infected with a "superbug" tied to a medical scope similar to a recent outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Volkswagen Passat Wins Car of the Year Award

BUSINESS | Mar 5
The large family car Volkswagen Passat has been voted car of the year by European automotive editors at the Geneva International Motor Show.

Rubio-Lee Tax Plan Rewards Investors, Parents, Businesses

BUSINESS | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Mar 5
With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio signed onto an extensive plan Wednesday to cut taxes for investors, parents and businesses in an effort to spur economic growth and create jobs.

'Park & Rec' Star Brings 'Confederacy of Dunces' to Life

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 4
Nick Offerman will star as the larger-than-life character Ignatius J. Reilly in the very first stage adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole produced by the Huntington Theatre Company.

Harlem Gets LOUD With DBQ Magazine Panel and Party

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
On February 26, DBQ Magazine and HIV Stops With Me brought a capacity crowd to Harlem's National Black Theatre for the panel discussion and party "LOUD: The State of Gay Sex, Love and HIV."

PopUps: 'Empire' Actor Says He Didn't Out Co-Star

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
"Empire" actor Malik Yoba said Wednesday that he didn't out his co-star Jussie Smollett when he gave a recent interview, saying his comments about Smollett being gay were all about his character.

A Vermont Romance at Sugarbush

TRAVEL | By Sandy MacDonald | Mar 4
Vermont has received more than its fair share of snow this winter - all the better for a trip to Sugarbush - a go-to destination offering 111 trails for all levels of skiers.

Alabama County Halts All Marriages After Same-Sex Ruling

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Mar 4
The probate court in one of Alabama's biggest counties says it won't issue any marriage licenses at all after the Alabama Supreme Court disagreed with a federal court and upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage.


News

Could Four Words Bring Down Obamacare?

NATIONAL | Mar 5
CBS chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford joins CBSN to discuss arguments before the Supreme Court over Obamacare and how the emphasis being placed on four words in the bill's language could lead to the revocation of the entire law.


Entertainment

Book Review :: Beefcake: 100% Rare, All-Natural

BOOKS | By Michael Cox | Mar 4
This 256-page collection, printed on the finest paper, is something that a sophisticated gay man can proudly display on his coffee table or keep beside the lotion and tissues on his nightstand.


Business

Massive Tax Scam: Thieves Posing as IRS Agents

LEGAL | Mar 5
There's a new alert about a massive scam involving criminals posing as IRS agents. The people behind the scam are calling at least 10,000 Americans every week, and federal investigators say they are absolutely ruthless.


Technology

The Special Art of Sound Effects

Marko Costanzo is what is called a Foley artist - someone who reproduces sounds for movies and television that microphones barely pick up when they're recording dialogue.


Finance

5 Tips for Handling Early-Year Medical Expenses

INSURANCE | By Tom Murphy | Mar 2
The clock on insurance deductibles reset on Jan. 1, and that means big medical bills are in store for some. CEO Daniel Klein's foundation is one option patients can turn to if too many expenses hit at the start of the year. Here are some other tips.


Cars

Strong Reliability Scores Should Help Buick Brand's Rebirth

AUTO SHOWS | By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Mar 3
Buick, the brand that once was the pace car for the drive to the senior center, has made a comeback by appealing to buyers not yet ready for retirement.


Style

Fruits and Veggies Get a Star-Studded Marketing Push

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Mar 4
What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars? A campaign launched last week plans to put that premise to the test by enlisting celebrities including actress Jessica Alba and NBA star Stephen Curry.


Health/Fitness

AVAC Calls For Large-Scale Rollout of PreP

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
AVAC has called for a global action plan including targets, resources and research agendas to accelerate access to daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with a particular focus on those hardest hit and most underserved.


Travel

A St. Patrick Irish Adventure

Mar 2
Shrouded in mist, the sacred mountain rises above the countryside, majestic, mysterious and a little foreboding. Here, on this rocky west coast promontory overlooking the Atlantic, St. Patrick is said to have fasted for 40 days and nights.


Nightlife

Kelly Clarkson Announces Her 'Piece by Piece Tour'

MUSIC | By EDGE | Mar 4
GRAMMY® Award winner Kelly Clarkson announced her "2015 Piece by Piece Tour." The 36-city tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will start on July 11 in Hershey, Pennsylvania and culminate on Sept. 20 in Camden, New Jersey.