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Joan Rivers

Doctor Allegedly Took Selfie During Rivers' Surgery

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
Joan Rivers' personal doctor allegedly took a selfie in the operating room while Rivers was under anesthesia and allegedly performed an unauthorized procedure on the late comedian.

Joan Rivers

Seinfeld Says Rivers was to be in Series

NATIONAL | Sep 17
Jerry Seinfeld says that Joan Rivers was to join him for an episode of his digital series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," until he got a call saying she had to postpone because she was undergoing a medical procedure.

Judge Restores Part of Indiana Gay Marriage Suit

NATIONAL | Sep 17
A federal judge has reinstated four same-sex couples' claim that Indiana's refusal to recognize out-of-state gay marriages is unconstitutional.

Hundreds Gather for Forum on Gay Rights in Ky. City

NATIONAL | Sep 17
A public forum on a proposed ordinance in Berea that would prohibit discrimination against gays has drawn hundreds of residents.

HIV doesn't discriminate based on age

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 17
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

Mary Bonauto (center)

2014 MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winners Unveiled

NATIONAL | By Don Babwin | Sep 17
Twenty-one people, many of whom are doing work that touches on race relations, same-sex marriage, climate change and other issues that are dominating the news, have each been awarded "genius grants" from the MacArthur Foundation.

Mayor Pledges Veto as Starkville Aldermen Reverse Insurance to Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Sep 17
Officials in Starkville, Mississippi are rolling back a decision that would have allowed city employees to buy health insurance coverage for one other adult, including possibly a same-sex partner.

Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Brian Bakst | Sep 17
People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states' gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday.

National Gay Rights Group Forms Nebraska Chapter

NATIONAL | Sep 16
A national civil rights group says it's increasing its advocacy efforts for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Nebraska.

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

NATIONAL | Sep 16
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

John Travolta

Travolta Comments on Gay Rumors Amid Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 16
John Travolta is speaking out about longtime rumors that claim he is gay amid a pending lawsuit filed against him by a former alleged lover.