THE LATEST

Covert 'Body Sculptor' Says Clients Chose Her Over Surgeons

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 2
An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death.

Family Says Bullying Lead to NC Trans Teen to Commit Suicide

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 2
The family of a North Carolina transgender student says that bullying caused the young teenager to take his own life.

Federal Judge Blocks Nebraska's Gay Marriage Ban

NEWS | By Margery Beck | Mar 2
A federal judge on Monday blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the state plans to appeal.

Television's 'Judge Judy' Staying in Session

Daytime television's most popular personality, "Judge Judy" Sheindlin, has extended her contract for three years and will keep her court in session into 2020.

High court Nixes Quick Release of Health Care Argument Audio

NEWS | Mar 2
The Supreme Court is saying no to calls for the speedy release of the audio of Wednesday's high-stakes argument about tax subsidies that are critical to President Barack Obama's health overhaul.

High Court Rejects California Dispute Over Disclosing Donors

NEWS | Mar 2
The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from same-sex marriage opponents in California who want to keep the identities of their campaign donors secret.

Obama: 'Now is the Moment' for Police to Make Changes

NEWS | By Nedra Pickler and Eric Tucker | Mar 2
President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities.

Trial on Hold After Black-Market 'Body Sculptor' Falls Ill

NEWS | By Jason St. Aman | Mar 2
An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for black-market "body sculpting" is ill and won't be back on the witness stand in her murder trial until at least Wednesday.

Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn Take Charity Polar Plunge in Chicago

NEWS | Mar 2
Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn plunged into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics.

Neb. Man Arrested for Allegedly Burning Lesbian Neighbors' Rainbow Flag

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 2
A man from Omaha, Neb., was arrested Sunday after allegedly setting his neighbors' rainbow flag on fire.

Milan Fashion Week: Kendall Jenner Struts for Fendi

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Mar 2
Shape and color engaged designers on the second day of Milan Fashion Week of womenswear previews for next autumn and winter, featuring shows by Fendi, Max Mara, Just Cavalli and Prada.

Milan Fashion Week: Gucci, Sicilian Punk and More

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Mar 2
Fashion is always about renewal, but in this round of Milan Fashion Week it's not just the collections that are getting a fresher-upper but, it seems, much of the Italian fashion system.

Mom Convicted of Killing Son, 5, By Poisoning Him With Salt

NEWS | By Jim Fitzgerald | Mar 2
A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.

Bill Gates Repeats at Top of Forbes' List of Billionaires

NEWS | Mar 2
The world's richest person got even richer this year. And a basketball superstar-turned-owner made the list for the first time.

Clive Owen to Make Broadway Debut in Pinter's 'Old Times'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Mar 2
Clive Owen will make his Broadway debut in "Old Times" by Harold Pinter.


News

22 Gay Rights Activists Protesting in Idaho House and Senate

POLITICS | Mar 2
More than 20 gay rights activists are protesting in the Idaho House and Senate chambers in an attempt to pressure lawmakers into passing anti-discrimination protections.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: Stage Kiss

THEATRE | By Matthew Martello | Mar 2
Cockroach Theatre in Las Vegas offers another comedic hit with Sarah Ruhl's "Stage Kiss."


Business

5 Tips for Handling Early-Year Medical Expenses

LEGAL | By Tom Murphy | Mar 2
The clock on insurance deductibles reset on Jan. 1, and that means big medical bills are in store for some. CEO Daniel Klein's foundation is one option patients can turn to if too many expenses hit at the start of the year. Here are some other tips.


Technology

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

PERSONAL TECH | 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.


Finance

Tech Stocks Soar Again, but with Stronger Wings

SAVING | By Stan Choe | Feb 27
When it comes to technology stocks, which are flying at levels unseen since the dot-com boom was about to go bust, mutual-fund managers are insisting that this time really is different. And they're largely right.


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

4 Ways to Avoid "Meaty-ocre" Meat

FOOD/DRINK | By EDGE | Mar 2
No two carnivores like their meats the same way. To help satiate the desire for the perfectly cooked meat, EDGE called upon our friends at SideChef, a step-by-step cooking app, on how to get the most out of meat.


Health/Fitness

A Tale of Two PrEP Studies

HIV/AIDS | By Rhuaridh Marr | Mar 1
The results of two European studies have confirmed that PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) can reduce the rate of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM).


Travel

A St. Patrick Irish Adventure

Mar 2
Shrouded in mist, the sacred mountain rises above the countryside, majestic, mysterious and a little foreboding. Here, on this rocky west coast promontory overlooking the Atlantic, St. Patrick is said to have fasted for 40 days and nights.