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FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

Authorities: 2 People Unaccounted For in NYC Blast

LOCAL | By Colleen Long | Mar 27
Firefighters using high-powered water towers worked Friday to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's East Village as authorities reported that two people were unaccounted for.

Judge in Texas Blocks Federal Rules Change for Gay Couples

NATIONAL | Mar 27
A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.

Former Brigham Young Univ. Student Sues Apt. Complex

NATIONAL | By Brady McCombs | Mar 27
A former Brigham Young University student has sued a university-contracted apartment complex that he says evicted him after he told his roommates he was attracted to men.

Georgia 'Religious Freedom' Bill Stalls in House Committee

NATIONAL | Mar 27
A divisive religious freedom bill stalled Thursday in a Georgia House committee after a Republican member of the panel successfully added anti-discrimination language to the proposal.

NCAA Says It Will Monitor Impacts of Indiana Religious Law

NATIONAL | By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 27
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

SF State Reaches to Chicago for New Science Dean

LOCAL | Mar 27
San Francisco State University has appointed Illinois Institute of Technology Dean Keith J. Bowman, Ph.D., as its next dean of the College of Science and Engineering.

LBBC Welcomes Women to Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) has opened registration for its ninth annual conference for women living with metastatic breast cancer, Saturday, April 11 - Sunday April 12.

Fans Urge HBO to Bring Back 'Looking' With Petition

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 26
"Looking" fans are clamoring on social media, urging HBO execs to bring back the dramedy about three gay men looking for love in San Francisco just hours after the cable network announced the program would not return for a third season.

Sorry Aaron: 'Downton Abbey' to End After Upcoming 6th Season

NATIONAL | Mar 26
A grand manor will close its doors to its millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year.

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