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ISIS Members Throw Another 'Gay' Man Off Building

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 4
Members of the militant group ISIS have killed another man believed to be gay by throwing him off a building in the group's de facto capital of Raqqa.

Vancouver Pride Society to Focus on Trans and Gender Identity Issues

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 4
The Vancouver Pride Society believes in the importance of equal rights for Transgender and Gender-Variant people and must take a stand against this clear attack on the most basic rights of our community

Alabama Probate Judges Ordered to Halt Gay Wedding Licenses

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Mar 4
Probate judges must again decide whether to issue wedding licenses to gay couples after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is legal, despite a federal court's decision to the contrary.

Hilton Brother Conrad Agrees to Plead to Assault on Flight

NEWS | Mar 4
Paris Hilton's youngest brother, Conrad, agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London to Los Angeles last year during which authorities say he called other passengers "peasants" and threatened to kill crew members.

Attorney Says Burning of Gay Pride Flag Wasn't a Hate Crime

NEWS | Mar 4
The attorney for an Omaha man accused of stealing a gay pride flag and burning it says his client's actions don't add up to a hate crime.

Lawmaker Reimburses Private Plane Expenses for Football Game

NEWS | By Jack Gillum | Mar 4
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football game last November, his office said Monday. He previously had charged taxpayers for the trip.

Religious Objection to NC Gay Marriage Leads to Bill Debate

NEWS | Mar 4
The state House is quickly taking up Senate legislation giving North Carolina magistrates and other judicial workers the ability to refuse to carry out duties for same-sex marriages due to their religious objections.

Clinton Ran Homebrew Computer System for Official Emails

NEWS | By Jack Gillum and Ted Bridis | Mar 4
The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails - on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - traced back to an Internet service registered to her family's home in New York.

Opening Statements Due in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

NEWS | By Denise Lavoie | Mar 4
Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial.

In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

NEWS | By Eric Tucker | Mar 4
A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

Visa, MasterCard Moving into Mobile Pay in Africa

BUSINESS | By Ken Sweet | Mar 4
Americans may just be getting used to mobile pay, but consumers in many African countries have been paying with their phones for years. Now payment processors Visa and MasterCard want to get a slice of that market.

Allison Spratt Pearce Explores 'My Fair Lady'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lisa Lipsey | Mar 4
Based on George Bernard Shaw's character play "Pygmalion," the musical "My Fair Lady" showcases the best of lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe's work. The much-coveted role of Eliza Doolittle is portrayed by Allison Spratt Pearce

Look What's Coming to Gloucester Stage!

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 4
Recently announced is the lineup for Gloucester Stage's 36th Season of producing professional theatre in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The expanded 2015 Season has longer runs & lower ticket prices. What could be better?

Milan Fashion Week: Dolce&Gabbana Pay Tribute to Mothers

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Mar 4
Model Bianca Balta won applause of approval as she walked down the Dolce&Gabbana runway in an advanced stage of pregnancy. It was part of the designing duo's early Mother's Day present to women, a collection dedicated to moms.

A Vermont Romance at Sugarbush

TRAVEL | By Sandy MacDonald | Mar 4
Vermont has received more than its fair share of snow this winter - all the better for a trip to Sugarbush - a go-to destination offering 111 trails for all levels of skiers.


News

Slovenian Lawmakers Approve Same-Sex Marriage, Adoption

Mar 3
Slovenian lawmakers have approved same-sex marriage and child adoption by gay couples amid opposition from conservative groups and the Catholic Church.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: School for Wives

By Drew Jackson | Mar 4
There are many delightful reasons to catch Dallas Theater Center's "The School for Wives" at the Kalita Humphreys Theater, but the two best reasons are: Chamblee Ferguson.


Business

The Special Art of Sound Effects

Mar 4
Marko Costanzo is what is called a Foley artist - someone who reproduces sounds for movies and television that microphones barely pick up when they're recording dialogue.


Technology

Smartphones Could Tell Consumers What's In Food

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Mar 3
In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smartphone.


Finance

5 Tips for Handling Early-Year Medical Expenses

By Tom Murphy | Mar 2
The clock on insurance deductibles reset on Jan. 1, and that means big medical bills are in store for some. CEO Daniel Klein's foundation is one option patients can turn to if too many expenses hit at the start of the year. Here are some other tips.


Cars

Strong Reliability Scores Should Help Buick Brand's Rebirth

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Mar 3
Buick, the brand that once was the pace car for the drive to the senior center, has made a comeback by appealing to buyers not yet ready for retirement.


Style

Behind the Scenes at Mall of America

Mar 3
The Mall of America has provided a rare glimpse into security at the nation's busiest shopping center after an online video purportedly produced by a terrorist group urged extremists to attack shopping malls in Western countries.


Travel

Local Intel: Guerneville, Sonoma County, CA

By Kelsy Chauvin | Mar 3
Restaurateur and community leader David Blomster offers EDGE his inside scoop on Guerneville, a charming LGBT hub located in Sonoma County.


Nightlife

'Adonis Night' at Adonis Lounge

Mar 4
Adonis Lounge will open its second West Coast venue, at Ripples Nightclub, 5101 East Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach. Beginning on Thursday, March 5, the party starts with over 20 porn stars, models, dancers, bodybuilders and go-go studs.