Gay Boston: The Latest

Rape Allegation, Race, Glare Of National Media Divide Town

NEWS | By Kimberlee Kruesi | May 30
Allegations of prolonged racist taunts and physical abuse were revealed this month when an Idaho family filed a $10 million lawsuit against their school district.

Cellphone Radiation Study Raises Concerns Despite Low Risk

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein | May 30
A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males.

Now Gawker Has Its Own Billionaire Backer, Sort Of

NEWS | May 30
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.

Sam Mendes: It's Time for A New James Bond Director

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | May 30
The acclaimed British director of "Skyfall" and "Spectre" said Saturday he will not direct the next installment in the popular spy series that started with Sean Connery's startling 1962 performance in "Dr. No."

NY Post Ties Bill Clinton with Neighbor Known as 'The Energizer'

NEWS | May 30
The New York Post - not the most friendly media outlet to Hillary Clinton - ran a story on Monday that ties Bill Clinton with one of his wealthy neighbors when his wife isn't around.

UN Health Agency Rejects Call To Postpone Rio Olympics

NEWS | By Geir Moulson | May 30
The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider postponing or moving the Rio Summer Olympics due to the Zika virus.

Leona Lewis Will Lead The New Cast Of 'Cats' On Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | May 30
British singer Leona Lewis will play the ragged and lonely star Grizabella in the Broadway revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Cats."

Amy Schumer Blasts Critics, Says She's 'Strong' And Healthy'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 30
Amy Schumer has taken to social media to fire back at critics of her body.

Spreading Joy Chief Among Julianne Hough's Priorities

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | May 30
Julianne Hough is defined as much by her sunny disposition as she is her fancy footwork. The actress-dancer's megawatt smile and cheerful persona has made her Hollywood's girl-next-door.

Johnny Depp's Daughter Defends Him After Abuse Allegations

ENTERTAINMENT | May 30
Johnny Depp's 17-year-old daughter has defended him after his wife raised allegations of domestic abuse.


News

As In 'Celebrity Apprentice,' Trump Fosters Rivalries

POLITICS | By Julie Pace and Jeff Horwitz | May 30
Trump's penchant for encouraging rivalries is now roiling his presidential campaign just as he's captured the GOP nomination, creating deep uncertainty among Republicans,


Business

North Dakota Ballot Measure Pits Family vs. Corporate Farms

CORPORATE | By Blake Nicholson | May 30
North Dakota's hog and dairy industries are hoping voters will bless state lawmakers' decision to allow non-family corporations to own operations, but it could be a tough sell.


Technology

Beijing Tracks the Elderly As They Take Buses, Go Shopping

PERSONAL TECH | By Louise Watt | May 30
These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve services for the country's rapidly growing elderly population.


Finance

NYC Trophy Apartment Could List for $250M

REAL ESTATE | By Verena Dobnick | May 29
Billionaires' Row: That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments.


Cars

8 Automakers Recall Over 12M Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 28
Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace Takata air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.


Style

Vuitton Show Draws Fashion World to Crisis-Hit Brazil

FASHION | May 29
The elite of the fashion world flocked to Brazil, defying an outbreak of the Zika virus, an economic meltdown and the deep political crisis afflicting the country to attend a runway show Saturday by revered French label Louis Vuitton.


Health/Fitness

California Rushed to Allow HIV-Infected Organ Transplant

HIV/AIDS | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 28
California lawmakers are rushing to approve legislation Friday that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.


Travel

Slumber Party: Where to Stay for LA Pride

May 30
Heading to Los Angeles for LA PRIDE? Check out these three West Hollywood hotels for home base -- but don't plan on getting much sleep!