Gay Chicago: The Latest

Trump Says He Was Surprised By Paul Ryan's Rebuff

NEWS | By Steve Peoples and Erica Werner | May 6
Donald Trump said Friday he was surprised by House Speaker Paul Ryan's rebuff of him as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

NC College System's Federal Funds in Crosshairs of LGBT Law

NEWS | By Emery P. Dalesio | May 6
North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.

Students Cast Light on Darker Side of Harvard's History

NEWS | May 6
A new student project at Harvard aims to share the school's history lessons that don't make into brochures.

With Cruz Out, Social Conservative Leaders Rethink Trump

NEWS | By David Crary | May 6
With their champion, Sen. Ted Cruz, now out of the presidential race, groups opposing abortion and same-sex marriage say they'll bide their time and warily assess Donald Trump before deciding whether to back him as the Republican nominee.

UNC Could Lose $1.4 Billion Due to LGBT Law

NEWS | May 6
North Carolina's prized public universities risk losing more than $1.4 billion a year in federal funds if Republican state lawmakers don't change a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.

LGBT Community Braces for Impact of New Counseling Law

NEWS | By Sheila Burke | May 6
Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had denied even to himself: He was gay.

Trump's Cinco De Mayo Post Draws Ire From Some Latinos

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Sergio Bustos | May 6
Donald Trump's social media post on Thursday to mark Cinco de Mayo immediately went viral, spawning criticism from some Latino groups that found it offensive and pandering.

Arsenio Hall Sues Sinead O'Connor for Libel Over Prince Post

Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O'Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with drugs.

Kate Beckinsale Dishes on her Sarah Silverman Girl Crush

ENTERTAINMENT | By Nicole Evatt | May 6
Friendly exes are nothing new among Hollywood's consciously uncoupled, but Kate Beckinsale says her feelings run deep for ex-boyfriend, Michael Sheen, and his girlfriend, Sarah Silverman.

Insurer Says Child Told Paterno in '76 Sandusky Molested Him

NEWS | May 6
Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."


News

AP Analysis: For Republicans Fearing Trump, Ryan Offers Out

NATIONAL | By Julie Pace | May 6
In a surprise rebuke, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday that he was "just not ready" to support Trump, who became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee this week after a big win in Indiana forced his remaining rivals from the race.


Entertainment

Cyndi Lauper Takes Country 'Detour'

MUSIC | May 6
Cyndi Lauper's celebrated musical journey takes an unexpected southern turn on "Detour," her 11th studio album, out today!


Technology

Best Buy Gets Oculus VR

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | May 6
Best Buy will sell the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headsets at some of its retail stores starting Saturday.


Finance

Realtor Product Placement on 'Modern Family' Takes Ads to New Level

REAL ESTATE | By David Bauer | May 6
If Phil Dunphy's insistence that he's a Realtor and not a real estate agent on "Modern Family" this week seemed a little odd, be aware that ABC was paid to make that distinction.


Cars

Nissan Recalls Rogues; Rear Lift Gates Can Fall Suddenly

AUTO NEWS | May 6
Nissan is recalling more than 108,000 Rogue small SUVs in the U.S. because the rear hatch door could fall on people without warning.


Style

Only in Florida: Woman Tells Cops KFC Sandwiches 'Contained Semen'

FOOD/DRINK | May 5
A Florida woman contacted police this week to report her chicken sandwiches from KFC allegedly "contained semen," a police report obtained by The Smoking Gun states.


Travel

Insider Tips for Changing Flights for Free

By Scott Mayerowitz | May 5
Savvy travelers realize that sometimes schedule changes - usually an hour or more - allow the freedom to make itinerary adjustments without paying hundreds of dollars in fees.


Nightlife

#TBT :: 2015 Pride - Part Three :: Parties

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 5
EDGE was also on hand coast to coast to cover Pride parties. Here are some pics that pic up where last week's album left off with pics from Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Virginia, New York, Providence and San Francisco.