THE LATEST

Watch: Latest Great White Shark Sighting Off Provincetown

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 1
It's been a busy summer for great white shark sightings off of Cape Cod. d

Super PAC Backing Ted Cruz Gets $10 Million Donation

NEWS | By July Bykowicz | Aug 1
Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well.

Christie, Others Turn to McCain's Town Hall Playbook in 2016

NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne and Jill Colvin | Aug 1
Driven to "desperation," McCain decided to meet as many people as possible at as many of the Q&A events as he could. It took months for the strategy to pay dividends, but when it did, McCain was packing `em in.

WWE Hall of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Dies at 61

NEWS | By Dan Gelston | Aug 1
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.

Family, Friends Expected for Private Bobbi Kristina Funeral

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrun, Jr. | Aug 1
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, was born and raised in the shadow of her famous parents' hugely public life.

Ford F-150 Gets Mixed Crash Test Results

BUSINESS | Aug 1
Ford's aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests.

Greg Louganis Talks of Caitlyn Jenner and Coming Out in Sports

NEWS | Aug 1
Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner's gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years.

Long-Lost F. Scott Fitzgerald Story Finally Published

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hillel Italie | Aug 1
A year before F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack, he completed a short story about a hard-drinking writer diagnosed with cardiac disease.

'Big Brother 17' Check In: Examining the Most LGBT Inclusive Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
A look at what may be the most LGBT inclusive season of "Big Brother."

Ravenna: The City of Mosaics

TRAVEL | Aug 1
While everyone has heard of Rome, few know of Ravenna, the petite jewel on the Italic peninsula that emerged as capital of the Western Roman Empire in 402.


News

Drag Pageant Rules Excluding 'Pre-Op' Transgender Contestants Met with Confusion, Condemnation

NATIONAL | By Matt Comer | Aug 1
A national drag pageant's decision to update its rules extending participation by some transgender people -- but excluding transgender people who have not yet had gender reassignment surgery -- has caused confusion.


Entertainment

Actor And Activist James Lecesne Celebrates Difference

CELEBRITIES | By Mark Kennedy | Aug 1
"Trevor Project" co-founder James Lecesne is saying a lot these days. He's starring in his own thoughtful one-man show, "The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey," at New York's Westside Theatre.


Business

Indiana Convention's CEO Calls for Broader LGBT Protections

CORPORATE | By Brian Slodysko | Jul 31
The CEO of a large gamers' convention that threatened to leave Indiana earlier this year over a religious objections law said organizers are "shopping the show" to other cities and could relocate if lawmakers don't expand protections for gays.


Finance

Can US Housing Industry's Comeback Endure? The Outlook Dims

REAL ESTATE | By Josh Boak | Jul 31
The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year. Or will it?


Cars

US Agency Denies Request for Fiat Chrysler Investigation

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 30
U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request from an advocacy group to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles that potentially could cause stalling and other problems.


Style

Alexander Wang Leaves Balenciaga

FASHION | By Maggy Donaldson | Jul 31
Designer Alexander Wang will leave the helm of Balenciaga after three years as creative director, the Paris fashion house confirmed Friday.


Health/Fitness

Get 'Wet' on July 31 for National Orgasm Day

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
Today is National Orgasm Day, and the folks at Wet are happy to share their tips for celebrating the big "O." Licensed psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini shares her ideas on how to make your love life and orgasms better.


Travel

Let's Travel to Toronto!

By Mike Halterman | Aug 1
If you want to get an idea of how Canada lives today, you don't need to go any further than Toronto. Let me tell you all about the places to see and things to do in T.O.


Nightlife

Amanda Lepore Releases "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions"

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jul 30
The world's mega-famous transsexual returns to the dance floor with "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions," her long-awaited double-disc album of remixes and re-edits of classics from her acclaimed debut.