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U.S. Silent on Whether Envoys Discussed Suspected Russia Agent

U.S. Silent on Whether Envoys Discussed Suspected Russia Agent

NEWS | Jul 22
The U.S. version of what the top American and Russian diplomats discussed in their most recent telephone call makes no mention of the Russian woman arrested by American authorities and suspected of being a covert Kremlin agent.

Rome Waiter is Fired for Writing Gay Slur on Trattoria Bill

Rome Waiter is Fired for Writing Gay Slur on Trattoria Bill

NEWS | Jul 22
A Rome trattoria owner says she has fired a waiter who added a derogatory term on the bill he gave a gay couple after their dinner.

Biblical Scholar: Leviticus May Originally Not Have Condemned Gays

Biblical Scholar: Leviticus May Originally Not Have Condemned Gays

NEWS | Jul 22
A biblical scholar argues that the Old Testament injunction against same-sex intercourse between men might have been a revisionist addition to a text that originally included no such proscription on homosexual activity.

In Arizona, Liberals Debate Forgiving Candidate's Moderation

In Arizona, Liberals Debate Forgiving Candidate's Moderation

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont and Melissa Daniels | Jul 22
The third-term congresswoman has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.

Gays on Strike in Israel over Exclusion from Surrogacy Law

Gays on Strike in Israel over Exclusion from Surrogacy Law

NEWS | Jul 22
Hundreds of Israeli LGBT advocates and their supporters are on strike, protesting the exclusion of gay men from a recently passed surrogacy law.

CVS Apologizes to Transgender Woman for Prescription Denial

CVS Apologizes to Transgender Woman for Prescription Denial

NEWS | Jul 22
Drugstore chain CVS is apologizing to an Arizona transgender woman who says she was denied a hormone prescription by a pharmacist.

Ryan Reynolds Teases 'Deadpool 2' Extended Cut at Comic-Con

Ryan Reynolds Teases 'Deadpool 2' Extended Cut at Comic-Con

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 22
Ryan Reynolds has made a triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to promote the release of a "Deadpool 2" extended cut.

Kavanaugh: Once Questioned Watergate Tapes Decision

Kavanaugh: Once Questioned Watergate Tapes Decision

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Jul 22
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided.

Astronaut Drops in on Kraftwerk Gig, Plays Duet from Space

Astronaut Drops in on Kraftwerk Gig, Plays Duet from Space

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 21
Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart.

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Taping is 'Perhaps Illegal'

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Taping is 'Perhaps Illegal'

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Jul 21
President Donald Trump said Saturday that his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal."


News

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Jul 21
There are 42 men and women running for offices at the federal, state and local levels this year with the formal endorsement of the Democratic Socialists of America, the organization says.


Entertainment

A Lifelong Friendship Fuels the Chemistry of 'Blindspotting'

A Lifelong Friendship Fuels the Chemistry of 'Blindspotting'

MOVIES | By Jocelyn Noveck | Jul 21
With the opening this week of "Blindspotting," their Oakland, California-based, rap-infused feature film debut, the duo is earning buzz for the onscreen chemistry that gives the film its energy.


Business

Global Slavery Report Slams North Korea, Repressive Regimes

Global Slavery Report Slams North Korea, Repressive Regimes

CORPORATE | By Danica Kirka | Jul 22
Modern slavery is most prevalent in North Korea and other repressive regimes, but developed nations also bear responsibility for it because they import $350 billion worth of goods that are produced under suspicious circumstances.


Technology

High-Altitude Balloons to Deliver Internet Access in Kenya

High-Altitude Balloons to Deliver Internet Access in Kenya

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 22
A Google-affiliated company has chosen Kenya as the home of its first announced commercial deal for delivering internet access to hard-to-reach areas using high-altitude balloons.


Style

Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need to Find Alternative Description

Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need to Find Alternative Description

LEGAL | By Candice Choi | Jul 21
Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term.


Health/Fitness

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

LOCAL | By Karen Matthews | Jul 20
An aging steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, spewing a geyser of white vapor 10 stories high and forcing an evacuation of 49 buildings.


Travel

Crowne Pointe & Brass Key: Luxurious Style in Ptown

Crowne Pointe & Brass Key: Luxurious Style in Ptown

By Robert Nesti | Jul 21
Located just a short walk from Commercial Street, Crowne Pointe and the Brass Key offer Four Seasons-styled luxury in Provincetown. EDGE spoke with one of the resorts' proprietors Thomas Walter.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Parade And Festival :: July 14-15, 2018

San Diego Pride Parade And Festival :: July 14-15, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 20
San Diego Pride brought thousands of people out to enjoy an awesome parade and festival, including art booths, a diverse assortment of vender's, and plenty of entertainment including a great performance by Jojo.