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Brazilian Olympian Opens Up about Relationship in Sweet Video Post

Brazilian Olympian Opens Up about Relationship in Sweet Video Post

NEWS | Nov 27

A Brazilian Olympian opened up about his same sex relationship with his boyfriend in the sweetest video.

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Nov 27

Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus.

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

NEWS | By Mike Corder, Pan Pylas | Nov 27

New restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa by the hour as the world scurried Saturday to contain a new COVID variant.

Barbra Streisand, Lea Salonga, More Mourn Stephen Sondheim

Barbra Streisand, Lea Salonga, More Mourn Stephen Sondheim

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27

Barbra Streisand, Bernadette Peters, Hugh Jackman and other celebrities honored Stephen Sondheim via social media.

Towering Musical Theater Master Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91

Towering Musical Theater Master Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 26

Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rhymed lyrics, his use of evocative melodies and his willingness to tackle unusual subjects, has died. He w

New Omicron Variant Stokes World Fears, Triggers Travel Bans

New Omicron Variant Stokes World Fears, Triggers Travel Bans

NEWS | By Raf Casert | Nov 26

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown.

Egypt Unveils Renovated 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' in Luxor

Egypt Unveils Renovated 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' in Luxor

NEWS | By Haggag Salama | Nov 26

Egyptian authorities were unveiling Thursday a renovated ancient promenade in the city of Luxor dating back 3,000 years, the latest government project undertaken to highlight the country's archaeological treasures.

Chris Diamantopoulos Builds A Hot Career, On Screen and Off

Chris Diamantopoulos Builds A Hot Career, On Screen and Off

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Nov 26

When you see Chris Diamantopoulos on screen, you may get a sense of déjà vu. The actor regularly pops up in movies and TV shows as a variety of characters, and he's fine if you find yourself trying to place where you've seen him before.

Best Men's Grooming, Skincare and Wellness Products to Gift This Holiday Season

Best Men's Grooming, Skincare and Wellness Products to Gift This Holiday Season

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 26

EDGE editors pick some our favorite men's grooming, skincare and wellness products to gift this holiday season.

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | Nov 26

South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province.

News

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

NEWS | By Andrew Meldrum and Mogomotsi Magom | Nov 26

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province,

Cars

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

CARS | By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher | Nov 9

Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.

Style

Thai Chain's Cannabis Pizza: Trendy, But Won't Get You High

Thai Chain's Cannabis Pizza: Trendy, But Won't Get You High

STYLE | By Chalida Ekvittayavechnukul | Nov 27

One of Thailand's major fast food chains has been promoting its "Crazy Happy Pizza." It's legal but won't get you high.

Health/Fitness

World Takes Action as New Variant Emerges in Southern Africa

World Takes Action as New Variant Emerges in Southern Africa

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Raf Casert | Nov 26

A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday, and stocks plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmissible COVID-19 variant.

Travel

On the Road Again: Travelers Emerge in Time for Thanksgiving

On the Road Again: Travelers Emerge in Time for Thanksgiving

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Nov 24

Millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family this Thanksgiving.