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Luau! :: Orlando Bear Bash 2014

By Mike Halterman | Sep 21
The Orlando Bear Bash, an annual party for bears, leather enthusiasts, and their admirers, is returning for another fun year of parties and get-togethers beginning Sept. 25. This year the theme is a festive and Hawaiian "Bear Luau."

Mayor Ed Lee

SF Bids to Host 2018 AIDS Confab

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 21
San Francisco is a finalist to host the 22nd International AIDS Conference, set to take place in 2018.

2015 Cadillac Escalade

Redesigned 2015 Escalade Remains Breed All Its Own

By Ann M. Job | Sep 21
Cadillac's flagship Escalade sport utility vehicle keeps its bold, distinctive style and immense proportions after a major redesign for 2015.

Colors & Patterns :: Some Rules to Follow

By Joel Martens | Sep 20
When you look at what is being said in print online or by celebrity designers, the advice on what is "in" is as varied as stars burning in the sky. Here are some hints to help cut through the clutter.

Lady Gaga: It's a Very Happy Time in My Life

By Mesfin Fekadu | Sep 20
After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up.

The 2014 Ig Nobel prize, the annual award for sometimes inane, yet often surprisingly practical, scientific discoveries.

IG Nobel Winner: Using Pork to Stop Nosebleeds

By Mark Pratt | Sep 20
Does anybody smell bacon? Packing strips of cured pork in the nose of a child who suffers from uncontrollable, life-threatening nosebleeds can stop the hemorrhaging, a discovery that won them a 2014 Ig Nobel prize.

A Secret Service police officer holds a weapon as he stands near an entrance to the White House

Security Breached: Intruder Gets Into White House

By Josh Lederman | Sep 20
The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.

Amelia Broome as Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd"

Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

By Michael Cox | Sep 20
Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.

Montana Gay Couple Denied Communion After Marriage

Sep 20
A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry after a new priest at a Roman Catholic church in central Montana learned they had been married in a civil ceremony more than a year ago.

Getting to Know the Dystopia of Fox's 'Utopia'

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 20
Fox's new reality show "Utopia," is far from perfect, it's riddled with problems, but it's easily one of the most fascinating shows on television right now.