THE LATEST

Organic Products Soar in Spite of High Prices

STYLE | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 21
The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an industry report says.

Tesla Boosts Range, Power and Price of Low-End Model S

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 21
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is going after mainstream luxury car buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model.

New In Travel: Dogs, Men in Heels, Disney River Cruises

TRAVEL | Apr 21
From dog-friendly vacations in Colorado to "the curious history of men in heels" at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, this season's travel trends are literally all over the map.

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?

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.

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.


Entertainment

Cinema Review :: The Year We Thought About Love

By Kitty Drexel | Apr 21
The members of True Colors, an LGBTQ+ youth theatre troupe sponsored by The Theater Offensive, work collaboratively to create activist art. Their finished product is brought to area schools to teach equality through diversity.


Business

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

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

WikiLeaks Creates Online Archive of Hacked Sony Documents

By Mae Anderson | Apr 17
Sony's hacking problems aren't over yet. Whistleblower site WikiLeaks on Thursday put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year's crippling cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment into a searchable online archive.


Finance

Fly the Coop: Helping Your Kids Buy a Home

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

US Safety Agency May Reopen Jeep Fire Investigation

Apr 17
The U.S. government's highway safety agency may reopen an investigation into Jeep gas tanks that can rupture and cause fires in rear-end crashes, the agency's top official said.


Style

Maine Fishing Ban Causes Increase of Canadian Imports

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

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

What's HOT South Florida :: 04/16 - 4/22

By Scott Holland | Apr 16
Furr Friday? "Sexy House Beats" and Go Go Boys? Trans activist movies? What registers as HOT on your thermometer? We'll tell you what's up this week and where to find it!