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A St. Patrick Irish Adventure

TRAVEL | 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.

US Automakers Improve in Annual Brand Rankings

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher | Mar 2
Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine's annual brand report cards. U.S. automakers also placed three vehicles on the magazine's list of "top picks" for vehicles.

5 Tips for Handling Early-Year Medical Expenses

HEALTH/FITNESS | 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.

4 Ways to Avoid "Meaty-ocre" Meat

STYLE | 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.

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.

NYC Mayor Marches in Gay Pre-St. Patrick's Parade

NEWS | By Verena Dobnik | Mar 1
Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of participants at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday that a society for all is one that embraces and respects everyone.

Will Smith's 'Focus' Tops Box Office with $19.1 Million

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Mar 1
Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.

Milan Fashion Week: Gucci, Sicilian Punk and More

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Mar 1
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.

Porn Star Killian James Talks Barebacking and PrEP

ENTERTAINMENT | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Mar 1
James was voted Best Bottom 2014 at the Hookies, the International Escort Awards. A former accountant, James is immensely proud of the recognition, and he is now speaking up about the rise in bareback film production.

Was Kelly Osbourne Pushed Off 'Fashion Police?'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 1
The Associated Press reported earlier today that "Kelly Osbourne is exiting 'Fashion Police,' days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic's comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks. "Now some claim she may have been pushed out.

Thousands March In Russia To Mourn Putin Critic Nemtsov

NEWS | By Laura Mills, Lynn Berry | Mar 1
Carrying flowers, portraits and signs that said "I am not afraid," thousands of Russians marched Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, whose slaying on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition.

Did SNL ISIS Parody Go Too Far?

NEWS | Mar 1
Is it too soon to parody ISIS? SNL didn't think so in a parody of a popular Superbowl Toyota commercial.

Nemtsov a Possible 'Sacrificial Victim,' Investigators Say

NEWS | By Lynn Berry | Mar 1
Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power.

Internet Sex Ads, HIV infections, and Invisibility

NEWS | By Sean McShee | Mar 1
A good study can have unintended negative consequence, and a bad study can become the basis of policy. This flawed study renders gay men, bi men, and MSM invisible.

Black History Month: Profile on RuPaul

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Mar 1
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. Profiled this week: RuPaul.


News

Transgender Law Center Gains Partner, Heads South

By Yael Chanoff | Mar 1
The organization Southerners on New Ground, known as SONG, has been fighting for the rights of LGBT people in the U.S. South for 20 years. And now, it has gained a new partner - the Bay Area-based Transgender Law Center.


Entertainment

Viral Vids: Stunt Driver Pranks Her Online Dates

Mar 2
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a dog that lets himself in a car, a teen achieving his dunking dream and five years of stunning sun images. Plus, a Ford Mustang speed dating prank.


Business

NASA Caught on Video: Giant Fireball over Pittsburgh

Mar 2
NASA cameras captured a very bright meteor at the Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The fireball was seen over New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.


Technology

Regulators OK 'Net Neutrality' Rules for Internet Providers

By Anne Flaherty | Feb 27
Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.


Finance

New AGS Guidelines for Care of Older LGBT Adults

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

Feb 27
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

'Top Chef' Finalist Melissa King Cooks Up a Feast

By Jim Gladstone | Mar 1
San Francisco cuisine fans will have an opportunity to toast - and taste - the success of chef Melissa King on Monday, March 9, in her first local public event after rising to the final four in Bravo's "Top Chef" earlier this month.


Health/Fitness

A Tale of Two PrEP Studies

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

Paraíso Gay: Puerto Vallarta

By Aaron Drake | Mar 1
Whether you're traveling solo, with a fab group of friends or that special someone, Mexico's top gay-friendly destination offers a little something for LGBT travelers worldwide.


Nightlife

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

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.