Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Kim Davis Obeying Orders in Gay Marriage Case, Judge Rules

NEWS | Feb 10
Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has obeyed orders to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the months since she spent five nights in jail for refusing to do so, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Senate to Vote on Hitting North Korea with Tougher Sanctions

NEWS | By Richard Lardner | Feb 10
The Senate is considering hitting North Korea with more stringent sanctions in the wake of Pyongyang's satellite launch and technical advances that U.S. intelligence agencies say the reclusive Asian nation is making in its nuclear weapons program.

Trump, Sanders Victorious in New Hampshire Primaries

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 10
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring voters' insistence on shaking up American politics.

Couple Accused of Sex Act on Vegas Strip Observation Wheel

NEWS | Feb 10
A Houston man and a New York woman are facing felony charges after authorities say they were recorded having sex in public during a 30-minute ride in a glass-enclosed cabin on a Ferris wheel 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip.

In Central American, Gangs An Obstacle in Battle Against Zika

NEWS | By Christopher Sherman | Feb 10
For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit the virus. It's the gangsters who control the streets, and sometimes threaten their lives.

Analysis: Trump Proves GOP Establishment Cant' Stop Him

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Feb 10
The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state's largest newspaper called him "a con man" on the front page.

Stage Version of 'Frozen' to be Directed by Broadway Veteran

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 9
Disney has tapped one of Broadway's freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, "Frozen."

Martin Shkreli Sued By Artist Over Wu-Tang Clan Album

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Feb 9
A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others Tuesday over the use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album, saying he never expected portraits he posted on a fan blog two years ago to be used without his permission.

NGLCC Urges Charlotte Lawmakers to Pass Non-Discrimination Ordinance

NEWS | Feb 9
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is urging the Charlotte City Council in North Carolina to approve a non-discrimination ordinance this week.

Michael McElroy Talks Broadway Inspirational Voices on Eve of Big Benefit

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Scott Hall | Feb 9
Tony nominee Michael McElroy talks to EDGE about his career & involvement with Broadway Inspirational Voices, the group he founded, in preparation for a benefit concert on February 15.


News

Watch: Ian McKellen Gets Emotional Reading Coming Out Letter

NATIONAL | Feb 9
British actor Ian McKellen got emotional reading a coming out letter from Michael Tolliver, the fictional character from Armistead Maupin's novel series "Tales of the City," during a recent series from "Letters Live."


Business

Offbeat Humor and Upbeat Messages Dominate Super Bowl 50 Ads

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Feb 10
Bent in concentration beneath the vaulted ceiling of his Old Havana studio, Mauro Coca draws a tropical bird in blue ink down the length of Julivic Marquez's arm.


Technology

Roach-Like Robots May Help in Disasters

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Feb 10
When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.


Cars

Feds Find Fiat Chrysler Gear Shifters Can Confuse Drivers

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Feb 10
Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries.


Travel

LGBT Surf Camp Returns to Brazil

Feb 10
Lesbian-owned Brazil Ecojourneys and GaySurfers want to bring the joy of pride back to the beach as they once again host South America's only LGBT surf camp in Santa Catarina, South Brazil.


Nightlife

Mardi Gras Season Rolls into Last Big Weekend in New Orleans

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Bill Fuller | Feb 7
The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter.