THE LATEST

Desisa Wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich Takes Women's Race

NEWS | By Jimmy Golen | Apr 20
Lelisa Desisa earned his second Boston Marathon title Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 17 seconds, the $150,000 first prize and a winner's medal to replace the one he donated to the city two years ago in memory of the bombing victims

Doerr, Guirgis Among Pulitzer Winners In Arts

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hillel Italie | Apr 20
Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," a World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

'MILF Gone Wild': Mother of Five Arrested After Hosting Teen Sex Party

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 20
An evening of debauchery with teenagers that involved alcohol, marijuana, naked twister and a sex toy demonstration, landed a 35-year-old mother of five in jail.

Bad Behavior Lands Madonna in Hot Water with 'Hamilton' Creator

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 20
Someone needs to teach Madonna how to behave during a live performance.

Bachmann: Obama's Policies on Gays and Iran to Bring on Rapture

NEWS | Apr 20
Question: If the rapture happens before Memorial Day, is it OK to wear white?

Rubio Believes Gays are Born That Way But Don't Have the Right to Marry

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 20
Good news, gays! 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio doesn't believe your "lifestyle" is a choice. The bad news is he still doesn't support your right to marry.

Music Legend Willie Nelson to Roll Out Own Brand of Marijuana

NEWS | Apr 20
Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make "the best on the market."

Ryan Landry :: Letting His Freak Flag Fly (Still)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Apr 20
Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans have endured by endearing themselves on audiences with their canny, zany parodies. EDGE caught up with Landry for a talk about his career.

For Some, Prom is a Platform for Good Deeds, Social Change

NEWS | By Beth Harpaz | Apr 20
Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing.

Happy Birthday George Takei: Actor/Activist Turns 78 Today

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 20
Actor and activist George Takei, best known for his role as Mr. Sulu in the Star Trek television series and franchise celebrates a birthday today. The actor and gay activist is 78.

Rain Chills Runners at Boston Marathon Start

NEWS | Apr 20
Rain has started falling at the Boston Marathon starting line, and forecasters warn that it will be a soggy race for the 30,000 runners and 1 million spectator

Small Victories: Domestic Airfares Drop $2.01

TRAVEL | Apr 20
After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief - $2.01 in savings to be exact.

Gov. Jindal Vehemently Defends Religious Objections Bill

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Apr 20
Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday gave a full-throated defense of a divisive religious objections bill that critics say could sanction discrimination against same-sex couples in Louisiana.

New Hampshire's Voters Relish Wide-Open 2016 GOP Field

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Apr 20
For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Edges Up to 3.67 Pct

BUSINESS | Apr 20
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly last week but remained close to historically low levels with the spring home-buying season underway.

New England Winter Pushes Back Gardening Season

STYLE | By Lisa Rathke | Apr 20
The historic barrage of snow and cold that struck New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left behind damaged bushes, trees and greenhouses - and gardeners clamoring to get their hands in the dirt.


News

Love, Life, Death in High Court Gay Marriage Case

FAMILY | Apr 19
A middle-of-the night trip to the emergency room, with her 9-month-old son coughing and laboring to breathe, gave Pam Yorksmith her latest reminder of why she took up the fight for same-sex marriage.


Entertainment

Performance Review :: An Evening with David Sedaris

THEATRE | By TK Hadman | Apr 20
He reads to you about having a tumor removed electively and feeding it to an ancient snapping turtle, but he honestly isn't that different from some guy who you might see on the train.


Business

Safety Chief Wants to Cap Big Rig Speeds to Fix Tire Problem

LEGAL | By Meghan Barr, Tom Krisher | Apr 20
The nation's highway safety chief says his agency will push for quick action on a regulation requiring electronic speed limiters on big rigs. It may also contact states about speed limits that are higher than commercial truck tires are designed to handle.


Technology

Male TSA Agent Reportedly Fondles Attractive Male Passengers

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 17
|Two TSA screeners at Denver International Airport have been fired for manipulating screening procedures so one screener could fondle male passengers he found attractive.


Finance

Fly the Coop: Helping Your Kids Buy a Home

REAL ESTATE | Apr 18
Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home. Some parents are stepping in to help their kids


Cars

Dashcam Video: Police Cruiser Runs Over Armed Suspect

AUTO NEWS | Apr 16
There are new questions about why an Arizona police officer used his squad car to take down a gunman. The incident happened in February, but the Marana police department just released the video. Heroic policing or crazy cop?


Style

Maine Fishing Ban Causes Increase of Canadian Imports

FOOD/DRINK | By Patrick Whittle | Apr 20
Canadian imports of crustaceans are turning up more in American restaurants and seafood markets since a ban on fishing for Maine shrimp dried up local sources.


Health/Fitness

Trans People Face High Costs to Transition

HEALTH | By Sasha Lekach | Apr 19
Trans men and women struggle with the medical and other costs of their transition so they can physically present themselves, not as the gender they were born into, but as the gender with which they identify.


Nightlife

Rosie O'Donnell, Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka, Audra McDonald and more in PTown this Summer

MUSIC | By EDGE | Apr 16
The Broadway @ The Art House series returns to its annual summer home for its fifth season with another lineup of Broadway's brightest stars, some performances feature the series' long-time host and Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at piano.