Gay Seattle: The Latest

Fact Check: Trump Starts on Familiar Note: With Exaggeration

| Jan 20
Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A look at some of his assertions Friday:

Melania Trump Wears 'The Sky Is Falling' Blue to Innauguration

| By Leanne Italie | Jan 20
Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pantsuits, on Inauguration Day.

With Hopes and Fears, a Divided America Watches Inauguration

| By Mike Householder | Jan 20
In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it.

Watch: Troye Sivan Celebrates LGBTQ History with New Music Video 'Heaven'

| Jan 20
Out pop star Tryoe Sivan released a new music video Thursday for his song "Heaven," featuring Betty Who. The black-and-white-clip finds the singer taking a more serious note, as the video celebrates moments of LGBTQ history.

Animal Treatment Questions Cancel 'A Dog's Purpose' Premiere

| Jan 20
This weekend's premiere of "A Dog's Purpose" has been canceled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film.

Smashed Windows, Chaotic Confrontation Near Inauguration

| By Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker and Jeff Horwitz | Jan 20
Police deployed pepper spray and made numerous arrests in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rage against the new president.

On Inauguration Day, 'House of Cards' Announces May Return

| Jan 20
"House of Cards" will return in May for a fifth season.

A Year Later, Sundance Grapples with 'Birth of a Nation'

| By Lindsay Bahr | Jan 20
What started as a Sundance celebration turned into a cautionary tale.

Trump Takes Charge: Sworn in as Nation's 45th President

| By Julie Pace | Jan 20
Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington.

Appeals Court Tells Judge to Allow Transgender Name Changes

| By Kate Brumback | Jan 20
A Georgia appeals court has overturned a lower court judge's orders denying legal name changes to two transgender men.


News

Man Sues Evanston Police Over Violent Arrest Caught on Video

| Jan 20
A black man in Illinois is suing police after he says he was falsely and violently arrested. The 2015 encounter in Evanston was captured on several cameras.


Entertainment

Review :: Starless Dreams

| By Roger Walker-Dack | Jan 20
Mehrdad Oskouei's unflinching and extremely personal documentary will unquestionably be one of the saddest stories to hit our screens this year.


Business

U.S. Sues Oracle, Says It Pays White Men More Than Others

| Jan 20
The Labor Department is suing Oracle, claiming that the technology giant pays white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles.


Technology

For Driverless Cars, A Moral Dilemma: Who Lives or Dies?

| By Matt O'Brien | Jan 20
Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: Veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller.


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

| By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

VW Will Appeal Court Order to Buy Back Customer's Diesel Car

| By Frank Jordans and David McHugh | Jan 20
Volkswagen says it will appeal a court ruling that it must buy back a German customer's diesel car rigged to cheat on emissions tests.


Style

Star Power at Paris Men's Fashion Week

| By Thomas Adamson | Jan 20
Travel, trekking and urban exploration defined Thursday's installment of Paris Menswear Week. And did someone mention celebrities? Here are the highlights of the day's fall/winter 2017 shows


Travel

Gottlieb Native Garden: A Southern Californian Oasis

| By Solvej Schou | Jan 20
Spread out along a hillside near the Beverly Hills Hotel, Susan Gottlieb's baseball-field-size home garden - dubbed the Gottlieb Native Garden - boasts more than 100 species of native plants and brims with wildlife activity.


Nightlife

LGBT Activists Hold Dance Party Near Mike Pence's Home

| Jan 19
With glow sticks, hula hoops and rainbow flags, protesters took a dance party to the streets near the vice president-elect's temporary home to oppose his positions on LGBT issues.