Gay Dallas: The Latest

Autopsy Finds Man Who Spent $100K to Look Like Bieber OD'd

TECHNOLOGY | Jul 27
An autopsy report shows a man who claimed to have spent more than $100,000 on plastic surgeries in an effort to look like pop star Justin Bieber died of an accidental drug overdose.

Judge: Attempted Reagan Assassin Can Leave Hospital and Live in Virginia

NEWS | Jul 27
The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, a judge has ruled.

Westboro Baptist Church Philly Protest Thwarted by Brass Band and 'Great Wall of Love'

NEWS | Jul 27
It took a "Great Wall of Love" accompanied by a brass band Tuesday to drown out the hate spewed by the anti-LGBT Westboro Baptist Church in Philadelphia.

Fox News' O'Reilly Says Slaves Who Built White House Were 'Well Fed and Had Decent Lodgings'

NEWS | Jul 27
Forget that whole whipping thing. According to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly the slaves whose unpaid labor built the White House didn't have it so bad.

Québec City Celebrates New France Festival 20th Anniversary

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 27
The New France Festival welcomes over 200,000 visitors to rejoice in gastronomical activities, historic reenactments, and take part in historic lectures, showcasing with humor the 17th and 18th century period when Québec was a French colony.

Glory Hole Gaffe Leaves Church Organist in Hot Water

NEWS | Jul 27
A church organist in suburban Tampa, Florida found himself in a pickle when he was arrested for exposing himself in a public restroom stall to someone who obviously didn't want to play his organ.

HBO Didn't Renew 'Project Greenlight,' Damon Says

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 27
Project Greenlight" won't be getting a fifth season on HBO. Matt Damon told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he was shocked that HBO didn't pick up his and Ben Affleck's show, which chronicles the production of an independent film.

Nomination Fatigue? Elizabeth Banks' Jokes Fall Flat

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Jul 27
You could've heard crickets in the Democratic convention hall when the "Pitch Perfect" and "Hunger Games" actress attempted a joke or two in introducing a short video about Hillary Clinton.

Air France Warns of Drop in Travel to France After Attacks

NEWS | Jul 27
Air France, facing a strike by cabin crew at the height of the summer vacation season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid concerns about France as a tourist destination after a string of deadly attacks.

N. Carolina GOP Spends Over $176,000 Defending Anti-LGBT Law

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson and Emery P. Dalesio | Jul 27
More than $176,000 in legal bills have been racked up by North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and state GOP legislative leaders to defend the law directing transgender people to use school or govt restrooms corresponding to their birth certificate.


News

Psychic Miss Cleo Dies of Cancer at 53

By Terry Spencer | Jul 27
The actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers' futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials 15 years ago, has died of cancer.


Entertainment

Beyonce, Adele, Kanye West Earn Top Nominations At MTV VMAs

By Mesfin Fekadu | Jul 26
Beyonce and Adele are the top nominees at the MTV Video Music Awards, where their music videos will compete against Kanye West's controversial "Famous" for video of the year.


Business

Former Oregon Lumber Town Rides Digital Wave to A Comeback

By Andrew Selsky | Jul 27
It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber.


Technology

U.S. Researcher: Young Shooters Tend to Research Role Models

By Colleen Barry | Jul 27
The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models.


Finance

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

By Janie Har | Jul 25
San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.


Cars

Judge Set to Decide on $15B Volkswagen Settlement

By Sudhin Thanawala | Jul 26
A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval.


Health/Fitness

AHF Ad Campaign Targets Gilead's Refusal to Release Less-Toxic Tenofovir

By EDGE | Jul 26
Following a blistering Los Angeles Times article documenting Gilead's patent manipulation on its drugs containing tenofovir, AHF rolled out a new ad campaign in LGBT outlets calling for closer scrutiny of Gilead.


Travel

Hate Group Hates Hilton Hotels for Ad Featuring Two Men in Bed

Jul 26
An ad for Hilton Hotels that features a gay couple in bed has The American Family (AFA) Association seething. The anti-LGBT hate group is encouraging followers to sign a petition urging Hilton Worldwide to launch ads in "a more family friendly manner."


Nightlife

Watch: DJ Tony Moran Sings on 'High' Cover to Benefit Orlando Pulse Victims

Jul 26
Three of the biggest names in club music are sending love to Orlando, releasing a music video and song to help victims of the Pulse nightclub shootings