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New Omicron Variant Stokes World Fears, Triggers Travel Bans

New Omicron Variant Stokes World Fears, Triggers Travel Bans

NEWS | By Raf Casert | Nov 26

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown.

Egypt Unveils Renovated 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' in Luxor

Egypt Unveils Renovated 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' in Luxor

NEWS | By Haggag Salama | Nov 26

Egyptian authorities were unveiling Thursday a renovated ancient promenade in the city of Luxor dating back 3,000 years, the latest government project undertaken to highlight the country's archaeological treasures.

Chris Diamantopoulos Builds A Hot Career, On Screen and Off

Chris Diamantopoulos Builds A Hot Career, On Screen and Off

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Nov 26

When you see Chris Diamantopoulos on screen, you may get a sense of déjà vu. The actor regularly pops up in movies and TV shows as a variety of characters, and he's fine if you find yourself trying to place where you've seen him before.

Best Men's Grooming, Skincare and Wellness Products to Gift This Holiday Season

Best Men's Grooming, Skincare and Wellness Products to Gift This Holiday Season

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 26

EDGE editors pick some our favorite men's grooming, skincare and wellness products to gift this holiday season.

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | Nov 26

South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province.

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

NEWS | By Andrew Meldrum and Mogomotsi Magom | Nov 26

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province,

Saudi Critic's Fiancee Urges Justin Bieber to Cancel F1 Show

Saudi Critic's Fiancee Urges Justin Bieber to Cancel F1 Show

NEWS | By Aya Batrawy | Nov 26

Pop star Justin Bieber is facing growing calls to cancel his concert in Saudi Arabia next month.

Watch: Is Maluma the Break-Out Star of New J Lo's Rom-Com?

Watch: Is Maluma the Break-Out Star of New J Lo's Rom-Com?

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26

The Jennifer Lopez-helmed rom-com "Marry Me" is set to drop on Valentine's Day but its trailer went viral last week with the break-out star Maluma.

Are Critics Gaga over Lady Gaga & 'House of Gucci?'

Are Critics Gaga over Lady Gaga & 'House of Gucci?'

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26

The embargo over reviews of "House of Gucci" lifted just days before the film hits theaters on Wednesday. But how are critics responding to Ridley Scott's account of the inner turmoil (including murder) of the family behind the iconic fashion brand?

Watch: More Speculation that Miranda Will be LGBTQ+ on 'And Just Like That...'

Watch: More Speculation that Miranda Will be LGBTQ+ on 'And Just Like That...'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 26

"Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon came out of the closet after the show finished its TV run. Will her character, Miranda, follow suit in the sequel series, "And Just Like That..."?

News

2021 Now Deadliest Year on Record, with 45 Trans Victims of Lethal Violence

2021 Now Deadliest Year on Record, with 45 Trans Victims of Lethal Violence

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 26

With reports of the death of Marquiisha Lawrence, violent killings of transgender people in 2021 has reached at least 45 known victims — the most ever in a single year.

Entertainment

 Gloriously Overstuffed 'Paradise Square' Looks to be a Hit

Gloriously Overstuffed 'Paradise Square' Looks to be a Hit

ENTERTAINMENT | By Iris Fanger | Nov 26

In its pre-Broadway run in Chicago, "Paradise Square" may be overstuffed, but gloriously so. It will likely be a hit when it opens on Broadway next year.

Cars

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

CARS | By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher | Nov 9

Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.

Style

Chinese Fashion Photographer In Dior Controversy Apologizes

Chinese Fashion Photographer In Dior Controversy Apologizes

STYLE | By Zen Soo and Huizhong Wu | Nov 25

A renowned Chinese fashion photographer has apologized for her past work after online critics called it insulting to the Chinese people and fashion house Dior removed one of her photos from a show in Shanghai.

Health/Fitness

5 Trending CBD Brands to Gift This Holiday Season

5 Trending CBD Brands to Gift This Holiday Season

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 25

CBD is the hot holiday gift this season. EDGE curates some of our favorite CBD brands for all your giving (and receiving!) pleasure.

Travel

On the Road Again: Travelers Emerge in Time for Thanksgiving

On the Road Again: Travelers Emerge in Time for Thanksgiving

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Nov 24

Millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family this Thanksgiving.