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Drawing Nears for Powerball Jackpot That's Climbed to $700M

Drawing Nears for Powerball Jackpot That's Climbed to $700M

NEWS | By Scott McFetridge | Aug 22
The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history.

Stand Up Comedian Jen Kirkman Goes Coast-to-Coast this Fall

Stand Up Comedian Jen Kirkman Goes Coast-to-Coast this Fall

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
Jen Kirkman is back on tour this year -- with all new material. Her tour opens on September 6 in San Francisco and continues in cities throughout the United States through December.

Jazz Great Dave Koz Talks Career, Coming Out

Jazz Great Dave Koz Talks Career, Coming Out

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Aug 22
Dave Koz has been a jazz icon for some 25 years. EDGE spoke to the out musician about his music, his current tour and his coming out a decade ago.

Watch: 'AHS: Cult' Trailer is Here to Creep You Out

Watch: 'AHS: Cult' Trailer is Here to Creep You Out

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
After months of teasing, the first taste of the upcoming "American Horror Story: Cult" is finally here.

AT&T Partners with HRC to Foster the Next Generation of LGBTQA Leaders

AT&T Partners with HRC to Foster the Next Generation of LGBTQA Leaders

NEWS | Aug 22
With back to school on the horizon for many college students, what better way to kick-start the new semester than making a difference in their community and around the world?

Michigan Man in 1995 Murder Case Released From Prison

Michigan Man in 1995 Murder Case Released From Prison

NEWS | Aug 22
A Michigan man convicted in the 1995 killing of a man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television has been released from prison.

Watch: MTV Dating Show 'Undressed' Features Transgender Man

Watch: MTV Dating Show 'Undressed' Features Transgender Man

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
MTV's new reality dating show "Undressed" will feature a number of people partnered up, looking for love, including a transgender man named Blake.

Beyond The Parade: Drag, Divas And More At Montreal Pride

Beyond The Parade: Drag, Divas And More At Montreal Pride

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 22
This year's Fierté Montréal went far beyond the Village, as revelers from around the world, including RuPaul's superstars, descended upon the city to celebrate.

Project Nunway : Sinfinity :: August 19, 2017

Project Nunway : Sinfinity :: August 19, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 22
The Sisters held their eighth annual Project Nunway. They were paired with local fashion designers to create costumes with recycled material with a budget of $100.

Slain Woman Became Anti-violence Activist After Sister Died

Slain Woman Became Anti-violence Activist After Sister Died

NEWS | By Dave Collins | Aug 22
A woman who was found slain along with her young daughter last week had become an anti-domestic violence activist after her sister was killed four years ago, and authorities allege both women were killed by their boyfriends.


Entertainment

 Review :: Bard Summerscape 2017
Fire Island, NY

Review :: Bard Summerscape 2017

THEATRE | By Wickham Boyle | Aug 22
Summer theater and festivals abound, but only one festival is housed in a miraculous Frank Gehry building nestled in the Hudson Valley's rolling hills. And that is the Bard Summerscape.

 Review :: Guardians of the Galaxy - Vol. 2

Review :: Guardians of the Galaxy - Vol. 2

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Aug 22
Spaceship battles and mega-slayings are accompanied by a kick-ass soundtrack, but the main theme of Marvel Studios' sequel is coming to terms with family - both the one you're born into and the one you choose.


Business

Browns Players Kneel in Prayer During National Anthem

Browns Players Kneel in Prayer During National Anthem

CORPORATE | By Tom Withers | Aug 22
Kneeling and bowing their heads, the Cleveland Browns bonded over something bigger than football. More than a dozen players formed a circle on the team's sideline Monday night and prayed in silent protest during the national anthem.


Technology

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

PERSONAL TECH | By Danica Kirka | Aug 22
British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people.


Finance

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

HOME | Aug 9
A veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal anti-discrimination laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners, according to Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials.


Cars

New Ford CEO Says Company Will Balance Present with Future

New Ford CEO Says Company Will Balance Present with Future

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 21
The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future.


Health/Fitness

Record $417M Award in Lawsuit Linking Baby Powder to Cancer

Record $417M Award in Lawsuit Linking Baby Powder to Cancer

HEALTH | By Michael Balsamo | Aug 22
A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.


Travel

Celeb Ambassadors Help National Parks Mark 101st Birthday

Celeb Ambassadors Help National Parks Mark 101st Birthday

By Beth J. Harpaz | Aug 22
How do you top a centennial? The National Park Service marks its 101st birthday Friday amid a "Parks 101" campaign enlisting celebrities as ambassadors for the park system's hidden gems.


Nightlife

August 19 Fire Island Pines Pool Party to Benefit HRC
Fire Island, NY

August 19 Fire Island Pines Pool Party to Benefit HRC

LOCAL EVENTS | Aug 16
In response to the mounting assault on human rights by the Trump/Pence administration, Fire Island Pines is doing what a popular gay resort community does best -- throw a party.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Winner Sasha Velour to Headline Benefit for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Winner Sasha Velour to Headline Benefit for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

CELEBRITIES | Aug 21
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 9 winner Sasha Velour and 30 iconic drag queens and kings will be on hand to perform for an evening benefiting the homeless LGBTQ youth of the Ali Forney Center.