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Plumber's Find Possibly Tied to 2014 Texas Megachurch Theft

Plumber's Find Possibly Tied to 2014 Texas Megachurch Theft

RELIGION | By Juan A. Lozano | Dec 4, 2021

For more than seven years, no one has known what happened to $600,000 in checks and cash that was stolen from a safe at Pastor Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch,

Time Is No Ally as Dems Strain to Finish Biden's $2T Bill

Time Is No Ally as Dems Strain to Finish Biden's $2T Bill

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram | Dec 4, 2021

If President Joe Biden's $2 trillion social and environment package was a Broadway show, its seven months on Congress' stage could qualify it as a hit.

Contact Tracing Revs Up In Some States as Omicron Reaches US

Contact Tracing Revs Up In Some States as Omicron Reaches US

NATIONAL | By Heather Hollingsworth and Bobby Caina Calvan | Dec 4, 2021

The arrival of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in the U.S. has health officials in some communities reviving contact tracing operations.

New CDC Report Details Higher Impact of HIV/AIDS on African-American, Latinx Communities

New CDC Report Details Higher Impact of HIV/AIDS on African-American, Latinx Communities

AIDS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 3, 2021

A new CDC report shows how HIV/AIDS has impacted African-American and Latinx men who have sex with men.

Out Acclaimed Shakespearean Actor Antony Sher Dies at 72

Out Acclaimed Shakespearean Actor Antony Sher Dies at 72

OBITUARIES | By Jill Lawless | Dec 3, 2021

Antony Sher, one of the most acclaimed Shakespearean actors of his generation, has died aged 72, the Royal Shakespeare Company said Friday.

Study: HIV Prevention Treatments Low Among Gay Southern Black Men

Study: HIV Prevention Treatments Low Among Gay Southern Black Men

AIDS | Dec 3, 2021

A new study reveals low PrEP use and poor access to HIV care are contributing factors for HIV infection for Black men in the South who have sex with men.

Omicron Variant Found in Multiple US States

Omicron Variant Found in Multiple US States

NATIONAL | By Michelle L. Price, Bobby Caina Calvan | Dec 3, 2021

The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states by the end of Thursday.

State Rests Case at Smollett Trial after Star Witnesses

State Rests Case at Smollett Trial after Star Witnesses

NATIONAL | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 3, 2021

The state rested its case at Jussie Smollett's trial Thursday after key testimony from two brothers who said the former "Empire" actor plotted a racist and anti-gay attack on himself in downtown Chicago and paid them to carry it out.

Cuomo's Suspension Means More Anderson Cooper for CNN Viewers

Cuomo's Suspension Means More Anderson Cooper for CNN Viewers

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 2, 2021

Anderson Cooper will be stepping in for Chris Cuomo during the latter's suspension from CNN.

Light the Grove :: November 30, 2021

Light the Grove :: November 30, 2021

AIDS | Dec 2, 2021

On the eve of World AIDS day, a ceremony was held at the National AIDS memorial in San Francisco. Guest speakers talked about their experience during the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the progress that has been made, and the hope of reaching zero new cases.

Smollett Defense Set to Cross-Examine Star State Witness

Smollett Defense Set to Cross-Examine Star State Witness

NATIONAL | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 2, 2021

Jussie Smollett's legal team Thursday will seek to dent the credibility of a star state witness who the day before testified about how he said the former "Empire" actor recruited him and his brother to stage a racist, homophobic attack on Smollett.

Trump Tested COVID-Positive Pre-Debate, Ex-Aide Says in Book

Trump Tested COVID-Positive Pre-Debate, Ex-Aide Says in Book

NATIONAL | By Jill Colvin | Dec 2, 2021

Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 three days before his first presidential debate in September 2020 with Joe Biden, according to a new book by Trump's former chief of staff.

What's the Status of the US COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate?

What's the Status of the US COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate?

NATIONAL | By Tom Krisher | Dec 2, 2021

The COVID-19 mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees has faced multiple legal challenges from businesses, conservative groups and Republican attorneys general.

Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo 'Welcome' in Anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar

Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo 'Welcome' in Anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1, 2021

Out soccer star Josh Cavallo has expressed fear about the idea of playing at the World Cup in anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar next year, but the event's chief executive says he'd be welcome.

Case Against Jussie Smollett Focuses on How 'Hoax' Unraveled

Case Against Jussie Smollett Focuses on How 'Hoax' Unraveled

NATIONAL | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 1, 2021

Prosecutors' case against Jussie Smollett has focused on how Chicago police say they determined that what they initially believed was a horrific hate crime was actually a fake assault staged by the ex-"Empire" actor with help from two brothers.

40 Years Later: Stigma and Progress Collide Since the Onset of the AIDS Crisis

40 Years Later: Stigma and Progress Collide Since the Onset of the AIDS Crisis

AIDS | By Billy McEntee | Dec 1, 2021

It's been 40 years since the AIDS crisis was first documented. Sweeping in scope and driven by those advocating for and living with HIV, EDGE offers a snapshot of where we've been and what the future holds for the fight against AIDS.

Why Aren't People Most at Risk of HIV in Kenya Using Preventative Drugs?

Why Aren't People Most at Risk of HIV in Kenya Using Preventative Drugs?

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 1, 2021

Transgender women are most at risk of contracting HIV in Kenya. One researcher asks why more isn't being done to protect them.

Human Rights Campaign Marks World AIDS Day

Human Rights Campaign Marks World AIDS Day

AIDS | Dec 1, 2021

HRC hosts a virtual event series to rewrite narrative around HIV/AIDS, announces new cohort of GENERATE Peer Facilitators.

Dolly Parton, Sandra Oh, Simone Biles and Teachers Named 'People of the Year'

Dolly Parton, Sandra Oh, Simone Biles and Teachers Named 'People of the Year'

NATIONAL | Dec 1, 2021

People magazine has named Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, actor Sandra Oh, country icon Dolly Parton and the nation's teachers as its "2021 People of the Year."

Loyalty to Family — Instead of CNN — Puts Cuomo at Risk

Loyalty to Family — Instead of CNN — Puts Cuomo at Risk

NATIONAL | By David Bauder | Dec 1, 2021

There's family, and your job as a journalist. Chris Cuomo's willingness to put the latter at risk in service to his brother has led to his suspension by CNN.

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