Gay Boston: The Latest

Obama To Nominate Scalia Successor 'In Due Time'

NEWS | By Kathleen Hennessey and Donna Cassata | Feb 14
President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

Fight Night: Personal Attacks, Court Debate For GOP Hopefuls

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Will Weissert | Feb 14
Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Barack Obama step aside & let his successor nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a raucous Saturday night debate that also featured harshly personal jousting over immigration & foreign policy.

Some Key Opinions From Justice Antonin Scalia

NEWS | Feb 13
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative and provocative judge who died at age 79, was known for pointed language, fiercely held opinions and a sardonic wit that at times invoked fairy tales, foreigners and hippies.

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's Death

NEWS | Feb 13
Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death follows.

In Victory Or Dissent, Scalia Was A Man Of Strong Opinions

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Feb 13
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not. He was a big personality who rather enjoyed the spotlight, and he did not often shy from controversy.

Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79

NEWS | Feb 13
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.

As Teeth-Chattering Temps Move In, Officials Urge Caution

NEWS | By Colleen Long | Feb 13
Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter - a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel and caused an Interstate pileup that killed three.

Sen. Cory Booker Uses Book To Trace Story Of Political Rise

NEWS | By Josh Cornfield | Feb 13
In his first book, "United," Sen. Cory Booker traces his political rise from a councilman in Newark to the mayor to U.S. senator through stories about the people he learned from or was inspired by along the way.

GOP Congressman Mulls Run For Governor In Deep Blue New York

NEWS | By Michael Hill | Feb 13
Can Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson break the hammerlock Democrats have had on statewide offices in New York since 2006 to become governor?

Puerto Rican Judge Nominated As 1st Gay Chief Justice

NEWS | Feb 13
Puerto Rican judge Maite Oronoz Rodriguez has been nominated to head the U.S. territory's Supreme Court as the first openly gay chief justice in the United States.


News

Viewers' Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar In South Carolina

POLITICS | By Laurie Kellman | Feb 13
Serious issues face Saturday night's Republican presidential debaters in South Carolina, a state with deep-rooted military culture and home to a mass murder at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.


Entertainment

Rihanna Hits The Runway - This Time, As Designer

CELEBRITIES | By Jocelyn Noveck | Feb 13
Rihanna is certainly used to stopping the show, whether as a performer or as a fashion figure whose daring choices can make headlines. But at New York Fashion Week on Friday, she let her models make the splashy entrances.


Technology

Amazon Debuts Series Based On New Yorker Magazine

PERSONAL TECH | By David Bauder | Feb 13
Makers of "The New Yorker Presents" achieved the small miracle of capturing the magazine's rhythm and pioneering a "60 Minutes"-style newsmagazine with the work done by documentarians instead of news reporters.


Style

New York Fashion Week: Kanye and BCBG

FASHION | By Leanne Italie, Jocelyn Noveck | Feb 12
We're all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some highlights from Thursday's opening day.


Health/Fitness

'Mapping the Magic of Love' :: The Top 10 Qualities of Gay Super-Couples

HEALTH | By Dr. Brian Rzepczynski | Feb 13
Our society certainly doesn't make it easy for us to date and mate, with all the homophobia and discrimination that exists. As a result, our community lacks relationship role models. But here's how to boost to odds for relationship success.


Travel

EU Is Poised to Restrict Passport-Free Travel

By Derek Gatopoulos, Raf Casert | Feb 12
Documents seen by The Associated Press show that European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule for two years due to the migration crisis.


Nightlife

Speed Dating for LGBT Women Benefits Boston Dyke March

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Feb 11
On Saturday, February 13, Boston women can have the chance of meeting the girl of their dreams, when Dyke Night holds their annual Love Machine Valentine's Party with Speed Dating at Machine Nightclub.