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'Many People Agree with Me': Trump Digs in on Racist Tweets

'Many People Agree with Me': Trump Digs in on Racist Tweets

NEWS | By Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Calvin Woodward | Jul 15
Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries.

2019 Pride Roundup

2019 Pride Roundup

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jul 15
2019 has been a great year for Pride festivals and parades nationwide, many of which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Check out our roundup of EDGE coverage and photo albums from this year's events so far!

'La La Land' Director Headed Back to Hollywood with New Film 'Babylon'

'La La Land' Director Headed Back to Hollywood with New Film 'Babylon'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 15
Damien Chazelle, the director of "La La Land" and last year's Neil Armstrong biopic "First Man," is readying his next project "Babylon," a Hollywood story that may reunite him with Emma Stone.

Actor Austin Butler to Star as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann's New Movie

Actor Austin Butler to Star as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann's New Movie

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 15
Actor Austin Butler will star as music icon Elvis Presley in an upcoming biopic by filmmaker Baz Luhrmann.

Democratic Money Jitters Ease After Big Second Quarter Haul

Democratic Money Jitters Ease After Big Second Quarter Haul

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Jul 15
Some big fundraising hauls by Democrats are easing worries that lackluster totals last quarter were a sign the party would struggle to stockpile cash for the general election fight with President Donald Trump.

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

BUSINESS | Jul 15
A North Carolina state court trial on whether legislative districts are illegal partisan gerrymanders starts just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it wasn't the purview of federal courts to decide if boundaries are politically unfair.

PopUps: 'ANTM' Winner Nyle DiMarco's Old Man FaceApp Transformation Goes Viral

PopUps: 'ANTM' Winner Nyle DiMarco's Old Man FaceApp Transformation Goes Viral

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 15
Nyle DiMarco, the queer winner of "America's Next Top Model" and "Dancing with the Stars," is the latest celeb to use the popular FaceApp — an app that radically transforms selfies — and his pics are going viral.

British Activist Readies Legal Bid over No-Deal Brexit

British Activist Readies Legal Bid over No-Deal Brexit

BUSINESS | Jul 15
An anti-Brexit activist who won a major legal case against the British government said Sunday she will go to court again if the next prime minister tries to force the U.K. out of the European Union without a deal.

Heating Up: Hotter Earth Drives Dollars to Sustainable Funds

Heating Up: Hotter Earth Drives Dollars to Sustainable Funds

BUSINESS | By Stan Choe | Jul 15
This year is on pace to be one of the hottest on record, again, and the trend may only accelerate as President Donald Trump loosens policies meant to combat climate change. But some investors are attuned to the dangers.

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

TECHNOLOGY | By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 15
Facebook may be close to putting a Federal Trade Commission investigation behind it. But it faces a variety of other probes in Europe and the U.S., some of which could present it with even bigger headaches.


News

New Zealand Gun Owners Turn over Their Weapons for Money

New Zealand Gun Owners Turn over Their Weapons for Money

FINANCE | By Nick Perry | Jul 15
Dozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics.


Entertainment

Network Invites 'The Office' Fans to Aromatic Dinner Party
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Network Invites 'The Office' Fans to Aromatic Dinner Party

FOOD/DRINK | Jul 8
A television network is inviting you to a dinner party with characters from "The Office" — aromatically speaking.

 Review :: Solutions

Review :: Solutions

MUSIC | Jul 15
K.Flay's fourth studio album, "Solutions" is about as safe as a pop record can be. Fans of her previous hits will find a lot of the same sound here as in her last albums, but nothing fresh and nothing as inventive.


Business

Man Faces Second Sentence in Charlottesville Car Attack

Man Faces Second Sentence in Charlottesville Car Attack

LEGAL | Jul 15
A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to face a state judge who could add another life sentence, plus 419 years.


Technology

India Assesses Technical Snag that Aborted Moon Mission

India Assesses Technical Snag that Aborted Moon Mission

SCIENCE | Jul 15
India's space organization is examining the technical snag that led to the aborting of the launch Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon, an official said.


Cars

Tourist on Electric Scooter Stopped in Oslo's Tunnel System

Tourist on Electric Scooter Stopped in Oslo's Tunnel System

AUTO NEWS | Jul 13
Police in Oslo say they have stopped a foreign tourist who was caught on surveillance cameras riding through part of a vast and busy tunnel system in the center of the Norwegian capital on an electric scooter.


Health/Fitness

UK Health Service to Use Amazon Alexa to Give Medical Advice

UK Health Service to Use Amazon Alexa to Give Medical Advice

HEALTH | Jul 14
Alexa will see you now. Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon's digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.


Nightlife

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar :: Friday, July 12, 2019

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar :: Friday, July 12, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 14
With Bear Week beginning on Saturday, FUZZ at Boston's The Alley Bar was the place to be on Friday night before heading to the Cape. See who was there.