THE LATEST

Cocktail Culture: The Sazerac's New Orleans Roots

STYLE | By Kristen Siebecker | Jul 31

New Orleans: Gay Old Times and New Ones Too

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 31
What's different about New Orleans a decade since Katrina is a newfound infatuation from those who survived the storm and those who were drawn there in the aftermath. If America is a melting pot, then New Orleans is a big pot of tasty gumbo.

Future Unsure for Troubled New Mexico Green Chile Production

BUSINESS | By Russell Contreras | Jul 31
Green chiles, the signature crop of New Mexico, are in danger. As this year's harvest begins, labor shortages, drought and foreign competition have hurt production in the state.

Can US Housing Industry's Comeback Endure? The Outlook Dims

BUSINESS | By Josh Boak | Jul 31
The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year. Or will it?

Mariah Carey to Make Directorial Debut on Hallmark Channel

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 30
Mariah Carey is making her directorial debut on the Hallmark Channel.

Feds Release Updated Strategy Against AIDS in America

NEWS | By Mike Stobe | Jul 30

Valerie Harper Hospitalized After Falling Ill Before Musical

NEWS | Jul 30
Officials at a Maine playhouse say Valerie Harper has been hospitalized after falling ill before a performance.

On the Tab :: July 30 - Aug. 6

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 30
Bla bla nightlife emergency bla. If you're a tad exhausted from last weekend's festivities, you're not alone. Gird your loins for yet more entertainments of a nocturnal mission.

Man Stabs Several People at Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade

NEWS | By Miriam Berger | Jul 30
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lunged into a group of revelers at Jerusalem's annual gay pride parade and stabbed six people Thursday evening as they marched in the holy city, Israeli police and witnesses said.

Journalist: 2 NFL Players Won't Come Out Due to Media Reaction

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
A sports journalist claims he's spoken with two professional football players who are gay and would come out but are afraid of the media reaction.


News

Watch: TV Host's Hilarious Reaction to Hot Chef's Marital Status

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
A clip from a local Connecticut talk show is going viral this week thanks to anchor Scot Haney's hilarious reaction to learning that a smokin' hot chef, who was a guest on the show, isn't married.


Business

VP: Doctors are Being Stalked by Anti-Abortion Extremists

LEGAL | Jul 31
Planned Parenthood is responding to undercover video that purports to show employees negotiating the sale of fetal organs recovered from abortions.


Technology

Russia May Ban Gay Emojis, Implement Fines

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
In an attempt to crack down on "homosexual propaganda" officials from Russia's state media regulator Roskomnadozr, which oversees telecommunications, are seeking to ban gay-friendly emojis on the iPhone keyboard.


Finance

Home Buying Tips From HGTV's Mike Holmes

REAL ESTATE | By Alicia Rancilio | Jul 30
Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems.


Cars

Fiat Chrysler Settlement with Gov't Could Prove Costly

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.


Style

New Orleans Journey: Past, Present and Future

FOOD/DRINK | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 30
Contributor Kelsy Chauvin visits familiar stomping grounds and new venues in the Crescent City on the cusp of Hurricane Katrina's 10-year anniversary.


Health/Fitness

Cel-Sci Expands Study for Treatment of Anal Warts in HIV/HPV Patients

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
CEL-SCI Corporation announced it has added a second clinical site for its Phase I clinical trial evaluating peri-anal wart immunotherapy in HIV/HPV co-infected men and women with its investigational cancer immunotherapy Multikine.


Travel

Spaceship Pilot Describes Harrowing Free Fall After Breakup

Jul 29
Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold struggled through crippling injuries to turn on his oxygen and just to stay conscious.


Nightlife

'Club Inferno' Held Over for an Additional Week

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Jul 30
Thrillpeddlers takes pleasure in announcing that due to sold-out houses, they are extending the run of "Club Inferno" for one month -- an additional 12 performances -- August 20 - September 12.