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Lucky No.7: Taylor Swift Nabs 7th No.1 Album with 'folklore'

Lucky No.7: Taylor Swift Nabs 7th No.1 Album with 'folklore'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Aug 3
To no one's surprise, Taylor Swift's surprise album "folklore" is dominating the music charts.

Gael García Bernal Cast As Flamboyant Gay Wrestler Cassandro in Upcoming Biopic

Gael García Bernal Cast As Flamboyant Gay Wrestler Cassandro in Upcoming Biopic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 3
"Y Tu Mamá También" star Gael García Bernal has been tipped to play the title role "Cassandro" in a biopic about the openly gay Mexican wrestler's life.

Controversial YouTuber Jake Paul Says He's Not Sure if He'll Stop Partying Amid Pandemic

Controversial YouTuber Jake Paul Says He's Not Sure if He'll Stop Partying Amid Pandemic

Controversial YouTuber Jake Paul is finding himself in the headlines again, this time for saying he might still continue with his partying lifestyle despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch: Suspect in Assault on Boston-Area Gay Man Arraigned on Hate Crime Charges

Watch: Suspect in Assault on Boston-Area Gay Man Arraigned on Hate Crime Charges

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 3
A suspect in the assault on a Boston-area gay man in his own front yard has been arraigned on hate crime and other charges, and is scheduled for a dangerousness hearing later this week.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Didn't Like 'Cats'... But Did He See 'The Butthole Version'?

Andrew Lloyd Webber Didn't Like 'Cats'... But Did He See 'The Butthole Version'?

Andrew Lloyd Webber was left out of the process when Hollywood made the film version of his megahit "Cats." It turns out he didn't like the film... but did he see 'the butthole version'?

Relaxed: Dressed-Down Look is Making NBA Coaches Happy

Relaxed: Dressed-Down Look is Making NBA Coaches Happy

NEWS | By Tim Reynolds | Aug 3
At the restart of the season at Walt Disney World, the dress code has been relaxed to allow polos, slacks, even sneakers — and coaches are thankful.

Report: James Corden is 'in Line' to Replace Ellen on Talkshow, Twitter Reacts

Report: James Corden is 'in Line' to Replace Ellen on Talkshow, Twitter Reacts

Twitter was quick to react to a report that claimed James Corden is "in line" to replace Ellen DeGeneres and her talkshow.

Watch: 20-Minute At-Home Back Workout

Watch: 20-Minute At-Home Back Workout

Fitness expert Maddie Lymburner offers an easy-to-follow workout for a part of the body that we usually ignore during workout sessions. Don't forget your back!

What Seniors Can Expect as Their New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World

What Seniors Can Expect as Their New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Bruce Horovitz | Aug 3
Experts say that in the aftermath of the pandemic, everything will change, from the way older folks receive health care to how they travel and shop. Also overturned: their work life and relationships with one another.

Gay Officer Who Settled Suit Will Resign from Diversity Unit

Gay Officer Who Settled Suit Will Resign from Diversity Unit

NEWS | Aug 3
A gay St. Louis County police lieutenant who settled a discrimination lawsuit against the police department for $10.25 million said Friday he is resigning from his job as commander of the department's new diversity and inclusion unit.


News

Trial Starts in Case of Mutilated, Murdered Transgender Teen

Trial Starts in Case of Mutilated, Murdered Transgender Teen

CRIME | Aug 3
A trial is set to start Monday for a man charged in the 2017 killing of a transgender teen whose eyes were gouged out and whose body was set on fire in southwest Missouri.


Entertainment

"The Twists and Turns of 'When' " :: Crystin Gilmore on Leading SpeakEasy's Play Discussion Club
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"The Twists and Turns of 'When' " :: Crystin Gilmore on Leading SpeakEasy's Play Discussion Club

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28
SpeakEasy Stage Company has returned with a new Play Discussion Club series, this time centered around "Celebrating the Black Narrative." Curator and moderator Crystin Gilmore tells EDGE about the series.

Drama Runway

Drama Runway

BOOKS | By Christopher Verleger | Aug 3
Nicky and Noah do their thing on the runway in the latest mystery from Joe Cosentino.


Business

SpaceX Capsule and NASA Crew Make 1st Splashdown in 45 Years

SpaceX Capsule and NASA Crew Make 1st Splashdown in 45 Years

NATIONAL | By Marcia Dunn | Aug 2
Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk's SpaceX company.


Technology

Debate Begins for Who's First in Line for COVID-19 Vaccine

Debate Begins for Who's First in Line for COVID-19 Vaccine

NATIONAL | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 2
Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it's a vexing decision.


Cars

Edmunds: 5 Fast and Luxurious Small SUVs

Edmunds: 5 Fast and Luxurious Small SUVs

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Aug 1
Many luxury automakers have recently introduced new performance-focused versions of their small SUVs that can rival top-end sport sedans for power and thrills.


Style

DIY Cocktails: 5 Iconic Destination Drinks to Make at Home

DIY Cocktails: 5 Iconic Destination Drinks to Make at Home

FOOD/DRINK | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 31
While travel may temporarily be on hold, live vicariously through these signature cocktails and discover their origins at some of the world's most iconic bars.


Health/Fitness

Avoiding Care During the Pandemic Could Mean Life or Death

Avoiding Care During the Pandemic Could Mean Life or Death

HEALTH | By John M. Glionna | Aug 2
The coronavirus has so diminished trust in the U.S. medical system that even people with obstructed bowels, chest pain and stroke symptoms are ignoring danger signs and staying out of the emergency room, with potentially mortal consequences.


Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Fire Island

Summer Flashback: Fire Island

CULTURE | Aug 2
Fire Island remains one of the major summer destinations as the place to relax and party during summer. But this year public events are out, officially at least. Here's a look back at some of them - from drag flotillas to beach parties.