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Derrieres and Dior: Paris Fashion Week Continues

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 29
At Paris' high-octane couture week, what happens on the catwalk is only half the story.

Euro Plunges, but European Brands Still Pricy in US

BUSINESS | By Scott Mayerowitz, Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 29
Americans hoping to save on European goods thanks to a falling euro shouldn't rush to uncork that bottle of French Bordeaux. There's very little to celebrate.

Secret Cuban Youth Computer Network Defies Wi-Fi Ban

TECHNOLOGY | By Michael Weissenstein | Jan 29
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world.

French Court Allows Gay Marriage Between French, Moroccan

NEWS | Jan 28
France's highest court has ruled that a gay French-Moroccan couple are allowed to marry despite the North African kingdom's refusal to recognize marriages between two men.

Gay Rights Groups Denounce Okla. Bills as Anti-Gay

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Jan 28
Gay rights supporters say Oklahoma is at the forefront of a wave of anti-gay legislation that is unfairly discriminatory and they plan to launch a campaign to oppose more than a dozen bills introduced for the session that begins next week.

Google Nixes Gay Slurs From Translate

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 28
Google will scrub out Google Translate's gay slur synonym suggestions for the word "gay" thanks to a 51,000 petition created by LGBT group All Out.

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Among Duets Set for Grammy Awards

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jan 28
The Grammy Awards will feature a number of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett and Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani.

NC Businesses Propose Protection for Gay, Lesbian Workers

NEWS | Jan 28
Some Charlotte businesses are proposing protections for employees who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

Paris Fashion Week Men's Finale: Saint Laurent, Lanvin and More

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 28
Black is back, along with high waists and 70s throwbacks in the latest collects from Saint Laurent, Lanvin and more.

Va. Senate Panel Votes to Leave Gay Marriage Ban in Law

NEWS | Jan 28
A state Senate committee isn't ready to take Virginia's overturned gay-marriage ban out of the state constitution.

WATCH: 'Drag Race' Starts March 2, Loaded with Guest Judges

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 28
Season Seven of "RuPaul's Drag Race" will air on March 2!

Nat'l LGBT Cancer Network Goes 'Behind Closed Drawers' on Anal Cancer

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
The National LGBT Cancer Network has launched Behind Closed Drawers, a national campaign to raise funds and awareness for anal cancer prevention.

Tony Nominee John Tartaglia is the cast of 'Buyer & Cellar'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jan 28
George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of "Avenue Q," will be appearing in New Brunswick as the sole cast member of "Buyer & Cellar."

Enjoy Speed Dating at Love Machine Valentine's Party

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 28
On Saturday, February 14, Dyke Night welcomes you to find your true love at Boston's Largest LGBT women's Valentine's Event, featuring speed dating.

'Red Hots Burlesque' Moves to Oasis

NIGHTLIFE | By EDGE | Jan 28
Red Hots Burlesque, the United States' longest running queer burlesque show, has found a new home with Oasis, San Francisco's newest lush cabaret and nightclub.


News

Diversity at Sundance Doesn't Carry Over to Hollywood

NATIONAL | By Sandy Cohen | Jan 28
While films by and about black people fare well at the independent festival, that success rarely translates to the Hollywood mainstream.


Entertainment

Behind the Scenes of a Penn & Teller Show

CELEBRITIES | Jan 29
Seeing is believing, as the saying goes, but don't try telling that to illusionists Penn & Teller. Since the late 1970s, they have been performing their unique act combining comedy and magic, astonishing and delighting audiences around the world.


Business

The Barefoot Contessa's Culinary Odyssey

CORPORATE | Jan 28
Ina Garten, also known as "The Barefoot Contessa," didn't set out to be a celebrity chef. With her line of bestselling cookbooks, her own Food Network TV show, and millions of adoring fans, Garten is a culinary institution.


Technology

Secret Service Finds Drone on White House Grounds

PERSONAL TECH | Jan 27
The Secret Service is investigating how a small drone wound up on the southeast grounds. Officials are stressing that there is no threat to the first family. Bill Plante reports.


Finance

US Average Rate on 30-Year Home Loan 3.63 Percent

REAL ESTATE | Jan 28
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013. Here's a look at rates for fixed and adjustable-rate mortgages this week and over the past year.


Cars

Chevrolet Polishes its Mid-Size Truck

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jan 26
In a year where attention is focused on big, full-size pickup trucks, the revamped-for-2015 Chevrolet Colorado arrives as a fine, mid-size pickup that's arguably the first major redesign in the smaller truck segment in a decade.


Style

Mardi Gras Muffaletta

FOOD/DRINK | By Alison Ladman | Jan 28
We love pizza. We love muffaletta. We decided they probably would be easy to love together.


Health/Fitness

SF General Announces Tenth Annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
On February 12, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation will debut the brand new artworks of the 'Hearts in San Francisco' series at their tenth annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark on the field at AT&T Park.