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Faye Dunaway Speaks on Oscar's Best Picture Fiasco

Faye Dunaway Speaks on Oscar's Best Picture Fiasco

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 25
Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained the Oscar's best picture winner.

O'Reilly Surprised by Fox Exit, Says Truth Will Come Out

O'Reilly Surprised by Fox Exit, Says Truth Will Come Out

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Apr 25
Five days after being fired from his top-rated Fox News Channel perch, Bill O'Reilly used a podcast to express his dismay and vowed that "the truth will come out."

Bacterial Infection Forces Elton John to Cancel May Shows

Bacterial Infection Forces Elton John to Cancel May Shows

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 25
Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights.

Voices From Around the World Consider Trump's First 100 Days

Voices From Around the World Consider Trump's First 100 Days

NEWS | Apr 25
Associated Press journalists in North Korea, Syria, Iran, Somalia, Israel, the West Bank, Russia, Germany and Mexico have gauged the global temperature by asking people five questions.

Gov't Shutdown, Health Bill Rescue at Stake in Congress

Gov't Shutdown, Health Bill Rescue at Stake in Congress

NEWS | By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor | Apr 25
Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico.

Athletic Director Says Complaints Led to Iowa Coach's Firing

Athletic Director Says Complaints Led to Iowa Coach's Firing

NEWS | By Luke Meredith | Apr 25
University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Monday that three rounds of complaints from parents and field hockey players prompted an investigation into the program that ultimately led to the firing of coach Tracey Griesbaum in 2014.

NC Governor's Judicial Pick Marks Small Win in War with GOP

NC Governor's Judicial Pick Marks Small Win in War with GOP

NEWS | By Emery P. Dalesio | Apr 25
North Carolina's Democratic governor needed just 15 minutes Monday to replace a resigning Republican judge with an openly gay replacement on the state's second-highest court, the latest twist in his feud with the GOP-controlled General Assembly.

Did Joan Crawford Commit Suicide? 'Feud' Finale Reignites Theory

Did Joan Crawford Commit Suicide? 'Feud' Finale Reignites Theory

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 24
The tragic and moving conclusion of Ryan Murphy's series "Feud: Bette and Joan," has renewed speculation in rumors that the cause of Joan Crawford's death was suicide brought on by depression.

'Happy Days' Star Had Stage Four Cancer, Was Being Helped by Fellow Ex-Child Actors

'Happy Days' Star Had Stage Four Cancer, Was Being Helped by Fellow Ex-Child Actors

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 24
An autopsy report revealed Monday that the cause of death for Erin Moran, former child star of the 70s and 80s sit com "Happy Days," was most likely cancer.

Lesbian Methodist Bishop Faces Challenge to Her Election

Lesbian Methodist Bishop Faces Challenge to Her Election

NEWS | By Rachel Zoll | Apr 24
Karen Oliveto clutched a friend's hand, closed her eyes and wept when she learned last year she had been elected a bishop of the United Methodist Church. Oliveto, who is married to another woman, had become the denomination's first openly gay bishop.


News

Caitlyn Jenner's Second '20/20' Interview Pulls Lackluster Ratings

Caitlyn Jenner's Second '20/20' Interview Pulls Lackluster Ratings

NATIONAL | Apr 24
Caitlyn Jenner's second interview with Diane Sawyer on "20/20" -- about two years after the groundbreaking interview where Jenner came out as trans -- didn't have the best ratings.


Entertainment

Looking 'A Gift Horse' in the  Eye :: Obehi Janice and Jim Petosa on Lydia Diamond's Early Play
Boston, MA

Looking 'A Gift Horse' in the Eye :: Obehi Janice and Jim Petosa on Lydia Diamond's Early Play

THEATRE | Apr 21
Lydia R. Diamind's play "The Gift Horse" sees its Boston area premiere in a production by New Repertory Theatre. EDGE has a chat with director Jim Petosa and star Obehi Janice about the play, the current and coming season, and more.

Amid Wall-to-Wall Blockbusters, Sands of Summer are Shifting

Amid Wall-to-Wall Blockbusters, Sands of Summer are Shifting

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Apr 24
Does the summer movie season still exist?


Business

Farmers Fear Losing Immigrant Workers Under Trump Crackdown

Farmers Fear Losing Immigrant Workers Under Trump Crackdown

CORPORATE | By Andrew Selsky | Apr 24
The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants.


Cars

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Hill | Apr 24
Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: Know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges... and have a backup plan.


Style

Spring Cleaning :: Help is On the Way

Spring Cleaning :: Help is On the Way

HOME | By Brad Hart | Apr 24
Spring has sprung! Which to many, means it's time to get busy with the annual rite-of- passage. Here are some gadgets to help you get organized and power through not only spring cleaning, but year-round.


Health/Fitness

LGBTQs Stay Safe When Defensive Pride Hosts Six-Week Course
Boston, MA

LGBTQs Stay Safe When Defensive Pride Hosts Six-Week Course

FITNESS | Apr 21
On Sunday, April 23, Defensive Pride, a North Shore self-defense group dedicated to the LGTBQ community, is holding its first six-class course from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Defensive Edge, 18 Del Carmine St., in Wakefield, MA.


Travel

Travel Essentials: Buenos Aires

Travel Essentials: Buenos Aires

By Albert Stumm | Apr 23
Meet a few Portenos, as city residents are called, and take advantage of the legendary nightlife and restaurant scene, and you'll get a buzz from the culture that invented the tango.


Nightlife

Dyke Night Hosts LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival
Boston, MA

Dyke Night Hosts LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival

On Saturday, April 22, at Boston's Club Café, join Dyke Night as they host the LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF).

Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet @ Venue SIX10 :: April 21, 2017

Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet @ Venue SIX10 :: April 21, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 22
Venue SIX10 played host to a space-themed fundraiser for Chicago's About Face Theatre. Titled "Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet," The out-of-this-world evening featured cocktails, music and a live auction for vacations and Lady Gaga tickets.