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Pop Sensation Betty Who Takes The Stage For RISE Concert

NIGHTLIFE | By EDGE | Dec 6
Australian pop sensation Betty Who will take the stage at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on December 8 as part of the second season of RISE youth series.

Judge Refuses Brad Pitt's Request to Seal Custody Filings

ENTERTAINMENT | By Anthony McCartney | Dec 7
A judge on Wednesday rejected Brad Pitt's request to seal details about custody arrangements in his divorce from Angelina Jolie Pitt.

Russell Crowe Won't be Charged Over Azealia Banks Scuffle

Los Angeles prosecutors say they will not charge Russell Crowe with battery over a hotel room scuffle with rapper Azealia Banks.

Auction of Shirley Temple Items Includes Childhood Tap Shoes

Two pairs of tap shoes belonging to the child movie star Shirley Temple have sold at auction for $20,000.

Trumps Taps Retired Marine General John Kelly for DHS

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor and Julie Pace | Dec 7
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday.

PopUps: Andy Cohen Confesses He'd Hook Up with Justin Bieber

Andy Cohen stopped by the "Allegedly" podcast this week, where hosts Matt Weiss and Theo Von asked the TV personality if he would ever hook up with Justin Bieber.

Watch: Conan O'Brien is in Big Trouble with German Dominatrix

In an upcoming special from Conan O'Brien called "Conan Without Borders: Berlin," the late night show host travels to Germany and explores its culture.

Malta Bans Gay Conversion Therapy, a First for Europe

NEWS | Dec 7
Malta has become the first European country to ban gay conversion therapy, imposing fines of up to 10,000 euros ($10,750) and a jail term of up to one year for offenders.

Hetrick-Martin Institute Celebrates 2016 Emery Awards

NEWS | By EDGE | Dec 7
On Wednesday, December 7 at Cipriani Wall Street, Hetrick-Martin Institute will celebrate the 2016 Emery Awards, HMI's flagship annual event.

Trump Teases State Dept. Search, Says Romney Still in Mix

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Dec 7
Now Person of the Year as well as president-elect, Donald Trump said Wednesday he expects to select his secretary of state next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post.

Report Says Dole Facilitated Trump Call with Taiwan's Leader

NEWS | Dec 7
Last week's telephone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan's president was the result of six months of behind-the-scenes work by former Sen. Bob Dole acting on behalf of the Taiwanese government, The New York Times reported Wednesday.


Entertainment

Review :: Darkness And Light

By Bill Biss | Dec 7
It must be said that John Legend is a phenomenal songwriter. When combined with his rich voice and styling's as a vocalist, this comes to fruition more than once on "Darkness and Light."


Business

Australia Considers Charging Power Generators for Pollution

Dec 7
Australia will consider making electrical power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create, three years after the government scrapped the national carbon tax, a Cabinet minister said Monday.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Cars

Cars Without Drivers Scoot Around Nissan Plant, Towing Cars

By Yuri Kageyama | Dec 6
Nissan Motor Co. is testing self-driving cars at one of its plants in Japan that can tow vehicles on a trailer to the wharf for loading on transport ships.


Style

New Study: Shaving Pubic Hair May Increase Chance of Catching STDs

Dec 7
A new study from the University of California-San Francisco published in "Sexually Transmitted Infections" found that people who shave their pubic hair increase their chances of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.


Health/Fitness

Shortage of Injectable Estrogen A Health Emergency, Say Public Health Experts

Dec 7
A new policy brief warns of the public health emergency created by a shortage of injectable estrogen, and calls on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be more proactive in resolving the crisis.


Nightlife

Lea DeLaria Is VIP Headliner for San Diego Human Dignity Foundation Gala

By EDGE | Dec 7
On Saturday, December 10, The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) holds their third annual Aston-Brooks Awards Gala at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa.