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'Friend' Lures Gay Texas Teen to Skate Park, Beats Him

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Friday Oct 31, 2014
A gay teen from Texas was lured to a skate park in Baytown, Texas, on Oct. 12 by his "friend" and then brutally beaten by the girl and two others because of his sexuality.

A Look at Apple CEO's Coming Out

NATIONAL | By Mae Anderson | Oct 31
Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes.

Judge to Hold Hearing in Kansas Gay Marriage Suit

NATIONAL | Oct 31
A federal judge is to hear a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage.

Microsoft Unveils Fitness Gadget, Health Tracking

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 31
Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pays for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.

Food Trucks Arrive in Food Crazy Belgium

FOOD_DRINK | By Virginia Mayo | Oct 31
Belgium takes its food seriously - and adventurously - so when the American-style food trucks rolled in, there was little doubt the result would be a bit different.

NSFW: Breaking and Entering

FINEARTS | By Matthew Wexler | Oct 31
If you feel like you're living life with a ball and chain attaching you to a cubicle, fear not. EDGE has scoured the globe for quintessential vacation experiences that will reinvigorate your zest for adventure. Consider the "YOLO" package in Sante Fe.

What's Old Is New Again: Charlie Allen Renovations

HOME | By Jill Gleeson | Oct 31
Have you purchased an old-timer house dating back more than a century? While it may have plenty of charm, it's also likely in need of a thoughtful renovation to maximize its use for the 21st century. Fortunately, we've got just the solution.

Disturbing Video Captures Catcalls Women Face in New York

CULTURE | Oct 31
A hidden camera video offers a disturbing look at the harassment some women face when they walk down the street. Vinita Nair reports on what the makers of the video hope to achieve.

Anna Kendrick Talks Fashion and 'Into The Woods'

CELEBRITIES | By Nicole Evatt | Oct 31
Anna Kendrick is in the holiday spirit. The outfit from Kate Spade New York's holiday collection is featured in the company's upcoming advertising campaign starring Kendrick.

Molten Lava Flow Closes in on Hawaiian Homes

SCIENCE | Oct 31
The lava flow is less than 100 yards from a home in Pahoa, on the Big Island of Hawaii, where the government is promising to help the dozens of people who will need to evacuate in the coming days. Mileka Lincoln of Hawaii affiliate KGMB reports.

Big, Capable Luxury Defines GMC SUV

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Oct 31
The full-size, 2015 GMC Yukon Denali is a no-excuses sport utility vehicle that's both capable and pampering. The fuel-thirsty SUV - updated this year with more luxury features, a more powerful engine and new styling.