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Obama, Netanyahu On Collision Course 6 Years In The Making

NEWS | By Julie Pace, Matthew Lee | Feb 28
For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies.

Wesleyan Overdoses Happened As School Stepped Up Efforts

NEWS | By Michael Melia | Feb 28
As drug overdoses left two Wesleyan students fighting for their lives, witnesses helped investigators quickly identify the suspects: The drug-dealing was an open secret, according to court documents, even as the university has gotten tougher on drug viola

Dress That 'Greatly Resembles' Stolen Nyong'o Gown Recovered

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tami Abdollah | Feb 28
A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's official said.

Osbourne Exiting 'Fashion Police' After Zendaya Hair Flap

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 28
Kelly Osbourne is exiting "Fashion Police," days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic's comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks.

Look At Me, I'm Sandra B. -- A Conversation with A Career Iconoclast

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 28
Sandra Bernhard always swims against the tide. The epitome of an iconoclast, Bernhard revels in being the edgy provoker to a complacent society.

Michael Alig Interview: The Taming of a Party Monster

NEWS | By JC Alvarez | Feb 28
Like Rip Van Winkle awakened from his slumber, former nightlife czar Michael Alig has emerged from 17 years in prison to survey his former kingdom

Spock's Ears: A Pointy Trademark For Leonard Nimoy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Derrick J. Lang | Feb 28
Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at age 83, likely had the most famous lobes in Hollywood. As the logical half-human, half-alien Mr. Spock in "Star Trek," his pointy Vulcan appendages became a signature - and a nuisance - for the actor. Here's a few facts a

Tulsa Amputee Gets Protection From Penis-Biting Ex

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 28
An Oklahoma amputee whose girlfriend awoke him by allegedly trying to bite his penis off is now getting 300-feet of protection from the weiner-chomping woman, thanks to a court order secured this week.

Your Guide to LGBTQAA Dating in College

ENTERTAINMENT | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Feb 28
Throwing dating into the mix of college life can get especially complicated, especially if you identify as transgender, agender, asexual, or another sexual minority. Here are some tips.

Chatting Up Wanda Sykes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Peter Clark and Mike Halterman | Feb 28
Combine everything Wanda Sykes has done as writer, standup, and equality activist, and you have one of the funniest, most accomplished, and most revered LGBT celebrities out there today.

Out There :: Trying On Alternative Lives

ENTERTAINMENT | By Roberto Friedman | Feb 28
Biographies can be great reads. They let you walk a mile in another woman's shoes. Here are brief mentions of three new bios that have recently come across our desk. Look for reviews to come.

Stockholm by Design

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Feb 28
There is something for every location and occasion in Stockholm with street chic and smart casual fashions, sleek modern jewelry and gloves that literally fit you like a glove.

Americans' Growing Taste for Goat Milk

STYLE | By Kourtney Liepelt | Feb 28
Americans' growing taste for more unusual fare has contributed to a steady increase in demand for goat products in recent years, and producers across the country are trying to determine how to secure enough milk to give consumers what they want.

Kaiser Removes HIV Meds from 'Specialty' Tier; CA Bills Seek Drug Cost Curbs

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
Kaiser Permanente has stopped charging people more for HIV drugs and is offering refunds for the exorbitant copays some of its patients faced. The decision comes as two CA state lawmakers have introduced bills meant to address high drug prices.

Why Would GOP Candidate For Missouri Governor Kill Himself?

NEWS | By David A. Lieb | Feb 28
Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month.


News

Ted Cruz Blasts "Unelected Judges" Ruling in Favor of Marriage Equality

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Feb 28
Sen. Ted Cruz reaffirmed his opposition to marriage equality Thursday, while arguing that the only way Republicans can win is if they broaden their coalition.


Entertainment

Great Scot! :: Kate Eastwood Norris on Folger's 'Mary Stuart'

THEATRE | By Doug Rule | Feb 28
No doubt you'll be as shocked by Friedrich Schiller's Shakespearean play after seeing it as Norris was when she first read the script a year ago.


Business

How to Find Out if a Used Car has an Unrepaired Recall

LEGAL | Feb 28
About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed. No matter the problem, if you're shopping for a used car, you want to make sure a recalled part has been repaired. Here's how to protect yourself.


Technology

Barnes & Noble to Keep Nook Digital Business After All

PERSONAL TECH | Feb 27
Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook Media digital business after all. The bookseller had planned to combine Nook and its college bookstores into a single company separate from its retail operations.


Finance

New AGS Guidelines for Care of Older LGBT Adults

INSURANCE | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new position statement focused on LGBT elder care aims to be a "rising tide that lifts all ships" in push for health equality.


Cars

Consumer Reports' Top Vehicle Picks by Category

Consumer Reports released its annual list of top auto brands and individual vehicles. The top picks in each of ten categories must score well in a road test and perform well in government and insurance industry crash tests.


Style

Don't Tell Madonna: The Cape is Making a Comeback

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Feb 28
The cape is making a comeback in Milan this season - even though Madonna may have something to say about that.


Health/Fitness

APLA Champions Evidence of PrEP's Effectiveness

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and APLA Health & Wellness this week welcome the results from two major studies showing that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing new HIV infections among MSM.


Travel

Discovering the World is a Family Affair

By Kelsy Chauvin | Feb 27
Gay and lesbian travelers have a world of choices available. No longer is venturing to faraway lands commonly hindered by safety concerns, or feeling misunderstood at the hotel check-in desk.


Nightlife

Winter Party Festival 2015: 19 Talented DJs Spinning For Your Enjoyment

PARTIES | By Mike Halterman | Feb 28
The Winter Party Festival has been a Miami Beach staple for the past 22 years. The fun annual event has raised nearly $2 million for local LGBT projects.