Ryan Murphy Gets Daring With Creepy 'AHS: Hotel' Premiere

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 10
"American Horror Story: Hotel" is a daring, risky and ultimately a creepy show, despite harsh criticisms.

Hillary Flip-Flps, Rivals Pounce

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Oct 10
Martin O'Malley was blunt when he learned Hillary Rodham Clinton had announced her opposition to a Pacific Rim trade deal. "Wow, that's a reversal," he told reporters minutes after Clinton announced her shift.

Attorneys: City Handling of Police Shooting A National Model

NEWS | By Bruce Smith | Oct 10
North Charleston, South Carolina, did not erupt in violence - as other cities in similar circumstances did - after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man.

NY minimum Wage Push Spurs US Debate, Faces Hurdles at Home

NEWS | By David Klepper | Oct 10
New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum hourly wage is spurring similar efforts in other states even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's effort to enact a $15 wage for all workers faces vocal opposition at home.

Glass Walkway Over China Canyon Cracks With Tourists On It

NEWS | Oct 10
A glass walkway that hugs a cliff above a scenic canyon in central China was closed after cracks developed while dozens of tourists were walking on the newly built structure.

Florida Toughens Prostitution Laws

NEWS | By SFGN Staff | Oct 10
Florida has 27 new laws ranging from tougher penalties for people who solicit prostitutes to making revenge porn a crime.

Pray the Gay Away :: An In-Depth Look at 'Conversion Therapy'

NEWS | By Christiana Lilly | Oct 10
The controversial practice of conversion therapy, reparative therapy, or ex-gay ministries varies, but generally consists of licensed therapists or houses of worship using religion and "science" for claims they can "cure" homosexuality.

The Naked Magicians Tour Stops in Tampa & Fort Lauderdale Beginning October 16

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Oct 10
The Naked Magicians will bring their show to Tampa first, performing at the Straz Center's Ferguson Hall on Friday, October 16 at 7 p.m. From there, the duo will perform at Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale

LGBT History Month Profiles: Jason Collins and Michael Sam

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Oct 10
Each week throughout the month of October, we will be profiling two people from the Equality Forum LGBT History Month icons list who have made a positive impact in their chosen professions. This week: Jason Collins and Michael Sam.

SF Gay Man's Death Deemed 'Suspicious'

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 10
San Francisco officials are investigating the death of a gay Duboce Triangle man whose passing the medical examiner's office has deemed "suspicious."


US Treasury Secretary Blames Congress for Debt Limit Delays

FINANCE | By Joshua Goodman | Oct 10
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew admonished Congress on Thursday for not moving fast enough to raise the government borrowing limit at a time of heightened fragility in the global economy.


VW Executive Apologizes, Says Scandal Not His Fault

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly | Oct 10
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker.


Third Annual South Beach Seafood Festival

FOOD/DRINK | By Mike Halterman | Oct 10
South Florida has some of the best seafood in the country, and now there are yearly festivals dedicated to fresh seafood as only Floridians know how to make it. The South Beach Seafood Festival is in its third year now!


Adirondacks Rail Bikes: Popular, But Short-Lived?

By Mary Esch | Oct 9
Long-unused and deteriorating railroad tracks in the Adirondacks have been put to use by a new tourist attraction imported from South Korea - pedal-powered rail-riding vehicles called rail bikes.


South Florida Boys of Leather Host Annual Pool Party

PARTIES | By Alex Adams | Oct 10
The South Florida Boys of Leather will be hosting their sixth annual pool party from noon to 5 p.m. on Oct. 11 at Inn Leather in Lauderdale, Fla. as an effort to raise money for local businesses and charities.