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Liza Out of Ptown Show

CULTURE | By EDGE | Friday Aug 1, 2014
Doctors orders will keep Liza Minnelli from performing this Sunday in Ptown. Alan Cumming will perform his solo show.

Anna Paquin on Larry King Live

PopUps :: Larry King Learns What it is to be Bisexual

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
Was anyone surprised Larry King didn't know what it means to be bisexual? Well maybe you were; it's 2014 after all.

The men of "Big Brother" 16

'Big Brother' 16 Update :: Homoeroticism Continues

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
In what may be the most inclusive "Big Brother" cast, homoeroticism on the CBS reality show continues to bloom.

An employee of the Monrovia City Corporation mixes disinfectant before spraying it on the streets in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

WHO: Ebola Moving Faster Than Control Efforts

HEALTH | By Boubacar Diallo and Krista Larson | Aug 1
An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital.

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley

Candidates for Governor Differ on Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Aug 1
Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic challenger says South Carolina should 'pause' in defending a lawsuit trying to overturn the state's gay marriage ban.

Reginald Anthony Klaiber

Md. Man Arrested for Stabbing Teen Trans Girl in DC

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
A man from Maryland was charged with a hate crime after allegedly stabbing a transgender teen girl on a Metro train in Washington, D.C.

Nazim Mahmood fell to his death from his balcony

Naked Gay Man Plunges to Death From London Balcony

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 1
A gay doctor fell four stories from the balcony of his London apartment to his death this week.

Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista Talk 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

MOVIES | By Fred Topel | Aug 1
The ingenious "Guardians of the Galaxy" is likely to be a late summer blockbuster. And it gave three of its stars - Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista - the chance to do something completely different.

"Sharknado 2" Whips Up a Storm of Viewers and Tweets

TELEVISION | Aug 1
Syfy says its sequel to the horror spoof "Sharknado" snapped up 3.9 million viewers Wednesday night.

Singer Katy Perry performs her song "Roar" at an event for the Special Olympics hosted by President Barack Obama in the State Dining Room at the White House.

At White House Gala, Obama Honors Special Olympics

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman | Aug 1
Singers Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns Thursday as President Barack Obama hosted a White House celebration honoring the Special Olympics.

Linda Blair portrays a possessed Regan MacNeil in a scene from, "The Exorcist."

'Godfather of Makeup' Dick Smith Dead at 92

NATIONAL | By Hillel Italie | Aug 1
Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning "Godfather of Makeup" who amused, fascinated and terrified moviegoers by devising unforgettable transformations for Marlon Brando in "The Godfather" and Linda Blair in "The Exorcist" among many others, has died. He was 92.