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Bare As You Dare Mardi Gras Party @ Mirabar :: February 17, 2017
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Bare As You Dare Mardi Gras Party @ Mirabar :: February 17, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 19
It was a wild time at Mirabar as folks came together for the Bare as You Dare Mardi Gras Party. The real fun happened when Jacqueline DiMera hosted the "Beads for Deeds" contest on stage! Boy did she ever have fun.

Trump Taps Military Strategist as National Security Adviser

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey | Feb 20
President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn.

Jolie Hopes Family Will Come Out 'Stronger' After Breakup

Jolie Hopes Family Will Come Out 'Stronger' After Breakup

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 20
Angelina Jolie says that she and her family have been going through a "difficult time" since the breakup of her marriage to Brad Pitt, but added that hopefully they would come out "stronger for it."

Teen Suicide Attempts Fell as Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal

Teen Suicide Attempts Fell as Same-Sex Marriage Became Legal

NEWS | By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 20
Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.

Here to Stay :: Tom Goss on Inspiration, Homophobia, and His New Video

Here to Stay :: Tom Goss on Inspiration, Homophobia, and His New Video

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 20
It's always a pleasure to catch up with Tom Goss, and EDGE jumped at the chance to sound him out on the story behind his new video.

US Bishops Join Mexico Colleagues, Denounce 'Santa Muerte'

US Bishops Join Mexico Colleagues, Denounce 'Santa Muerte'

NEWS | By Russell Contreras | Feb 20
Popular in Mexico, and sometimes linked to some drug cartels, La Santa Muerte in recent years has found a robust and diverse following north of the border: immigrant small business owners, artists, gay activists and the poor, among others.

Is Supreme Court's Same-Sex HIV Disclosure Ruling On its Way?

Is Supreme Court's Same-Sex HIV Disclosure Ruling On its Way?

NEWS | By Norm Kent | Feb 20
The legal issue before the court is whether sex between same-sex couples is actually intercourse under Florida statutes. Really.

Trump Wigs in Big Demand for Austrian Carnival-Goers

Trump Wigs in Big Demand for Austrian Carnival-Goers

NEWS | Feb 20
Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria - so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. president's signature hairstyle.

Raunchy & Bold, 'The Detour' Keeps the Laughs Coming in Season 2

Raunchy & Bold, 'The Detour' Keeps the Laughs Coming in Season 2

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 20
No family is normal and some are definitely weirder than others. But on TBS' "The Detour," which begins its second season Feb. 21, the Parker family challenges what it means to be an unconventional family.

'Moonlight' and 'The Americans' Receive Writers Guild Awards

'Moonlight' and 'The Americans' Receive Writers Guild Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 20
The screenplay for "Moonlight" and the scripts for "The Americans" and "Atlanta" were among the winners of this year's Writers Guild Awards.

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

STYLE | Feb 20
February is a Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to find ways to re-think what we eat in order to help lead us to better heart health.


News

Strike Closes Acropolis and Other Ancient Sites in Greece

Strike Closes Acropolis and Other Ancient Sites in Greece

INTERNATIONAL | Feb 20
The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government.


Entertainment

Stoneham Theater Presents Musical's East Coast Premiere
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Stoneham Theater Presents Musical's East Coast Premiere

THEATRE | Feb 16
"Jonah and the Whale: A New Musical" is an unforgettable story of faith, loss, and survival against unbeatable odds. It has its East Coast premiere at the Stoneham Theatre on February 23.

Dolly Parton's 'Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love' Wins Epiphany Prize

Dolly Parton's 'Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love' Wins Epiphany Prize

CELEBRITIES | Feb 20
Dolly Parton's "Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love" wins the Epiphany Prize for the Most Inspiring TV Program at the 25th Annual Movieguide® Awards, hosted by Actor Terry Crews.


Business

Sweden PM: Brexit Deal in 2 Years 'Very Tough'

Sweden PM: Brexit Deal in 2 Years 'Very Tough'

FINANCE | By Jill Lawless | Feb 20
A deal within two years is unlikely, striking a good agreement will be a struggle and the U.K. will have to pay a big bill before it is allowed out the door.


Technology

Robot Probes Show Japan Reactor Cleanup Worse Than Expected

Robot Probes Show Japan Reactor Cleanup Worse Than Expected

SCIENCE | By Mari Yamaguchi | Feb 20
Robot probes sent to one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

AUTO NEWS | Feb 16
Mazda is recalling about 174,000 small cars in the U.S. because the seats can change angles suddenly, making the vehicles hard to drive.


Style

Full-Length Floral at London Fashion Week

Full-Length Floral at London Fashion Week

FASHION | By Gregory Katz | Feb 20
All eyes at London Fashion Week were eagerly awaiting the autumn-winter designs of Burberry creative director Christopher Bailey.


Health/Fitness

Chemo Cold Caps

Chemo Cold Caps

HEALTH | Feb 19
A pair of new studies on cold cap therapy in the Journal of the American Medical Association gives hope to breast cancer patients.


Travel

O Canada

O Canada

By Robert Coles | Feb 19
About two years ago I took my first trip into Canada to visit some friends in Toronto and had a very interesting experience crossing the border. Check out this selection from my upcoming book, 'I Know Where I've Been: A Year-Long Journey of Self Discovery