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Republicans Blast Pearl Jam Poster of Burning White House

Republicans Blast Pearl Jam Poster of Burning White House

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matt Volz | Aug 15
Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.

Study Finds HIV Intervention That Reduces Risk Among Young Transgender Women

Study Finds HIV Intervention That Reduces Risk Among Young Transgender Women

A new HIV prevention study found that Project Lifeskills significantly reduced sexual risk for HIV acquisition and transmission in sexually active young transgender women aged 16 to 29.

1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues

1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues

NEWS | By Wilson Ring | Aug 15
Six months ago, Christine Hallquist was leading one of Vermont's rural electric cooperatives, her transgender status causing nary a ripple as she took part in policy debates about renewable energy and the reliability of the electric grid.

Baker Who Won at High Court Sues Colorado Over New Bias Case

Baker Who Won at High Court Sues Colorado Over New Bias Case

NEWS | Aug 15
The Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and won a ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court is suing the state over another discrimination allegation.

Judge Blocks Effort to Shield Military Transgender Ban Info

Judge Blocks Effort to Shield Military Transgender Ban Info

NEWS | Aug 15
A federal judge in Maryland has denied an effort by President Donald J. Trump's administration to shield information it used to implement a ban on transgender people in the military.

Armenian Police Says Officers Injured in Scuffle at Station

Armenian Police Says Officers Injured in Scuffle at Station

NEWS | Aug 15
Police in Armenia say that they have detained a man on charges of assaulting and injuring police officers in an incident that followed an attack on a group of gay people.

Diversity-Focused Academy Program Boosts Hollywood Dreamers

Diversity-Focused Academy Program Boosts Hollywood Dreamers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 15
The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to try to open up access to the entertainment business for people from underrepresented communities.

Aerosmith to Launch Residency in Las Vegas Next Year

Aerosmith to Launch Residency in Las Vegas Next Year

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 15
Aerosmith is the latest act to head to Las Vegas to launch a residency.

Australian's Parliament Speech on 'Final Solution' Condemned

Australian's Parliament Speech on 'Final Solution' Condemned

BUSINESS | Aug 15
An Australian senator is being condemned for his speech in Parliament advocating reviving a white-only immigration policy and using the term "final solution" in calling for a vote on which migrants to admit into the country.

'Designing Women' is Being Redesigned with Upcoming Reboot

'Designing Women' is Being Redesigned with Upcoming Reboot

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 15
It's been 25 years since the classic sitcom "Designing Women" ended on CBS but Deadline is reporting this week a reboot is in the works at Sony Pictures TV.


News

Los Angeles Installs Subway Body Scanners

Los Angeles Installs Subway Body Scanners

LOCAL | By Michael Balsamo | Aug 15
Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.


Entertainment

 Review :: Return Of The Living Dead Part II

Review :: Return Of The Living Dead Part II

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Aug 15
Shout Factory tacks on what amounts to be one of their most generous special features section to date in their latest throwback horror release.


Business

Kobach's Take-No-Prisoners Style Was at Forefront in Kansas Race

Kobach's Take-No-Prisoners Style Was at Forefront in Kansas Race

LEGAL | By John Hanna | Aug 15
At a parade this summer, candidate for Kansas governor Kris Kobach rode a jeep with a replica machine gun mounted on it. When some people complained that the stunt scared children, Kobach mocked their "snowflake meltdown."


Technology

Twitter Suspends Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for 1 Week

Twitter Suspends Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for 1 Week

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 15
Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.


Finance

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

HOME | By Lauren Schwahn, NerdWallet | Aug 8
The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide.


Cars

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

AUTO NEWS | By Will Kaufman | Aug 15
For about the same money or less, you can typically get more interior refinement and comfort, better performance, and a vehicle that generally feels more special.


Style

DIY Wattle Fencing? Sure, If You've Got Plenty of Time

DIY Wattle Fencing? Sure, If You've Got Plenty of Time

HOME | By Cain Burdeau | Aug 15
What exactly IS a wattle fence? A wattle fence is made of sticks driven into the ground and interwoven with twigs and branches.


Health/Fitness

5 Tips for National Relaxation Day

5 Tips for National Relaxation Day

HEALTH | Aug 15
How are you commemorating August 15, National Relaxation Day? (Yes, it's a thing.) EDGE asked Massage Envy for five tips to unwind and here's what the experts at the national wellness franchise had to say.


Travel

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LOCAL EVENTS | Aug 15
The Illinois Office of Tourism debuted a new larger-than-life art installation celebrating its "Amazing for All" LGBTQ and diversity campaign during Northalsted Market Days in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.