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2020 Campaign Trail Runs Through Churches in South Carolina

2020 Campaign Trail Runs Through Churches in South Carolina

NEWS | By Meg Kinnaird | Apr 20
By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon.

Trump Laces into Ex-Advisers Who Spoke with Mueller

Trump Laces into Ex-Advisers Who Spoke with Mueller

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Apr 20
President Donald Trump lashed out Friday at current and former aides who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Trump's Legal Team Breathes A Sigh, Takes A Victory Lap

Trump's Legal Team Breathes A Sigh, Takes A Victory Lap

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker | Apr 20
The legal threat to Trump that seemed so dangerous upon Mueller's appointment in May 2017 has waned.

Northern Irish Police Arrest 2 over Killing of Lesbian Journalist

Northern Irish Police Arrest 2 over Killing of Lesbian Journalist

NEWS | By Gregory Katz and Naomi Koppel | Apr 20
Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry.

Players Boycotting Social Media over Racism Receive Abuse

Players Boycotting Social Media over Racism Receive Abuse

NEWS | By Rob Harris | Apr 20
Social media companies did not appear to respond on their networks to the players' concerns despite widespread coverage and support from FIFA for the boycott.

Despite Battles, Kentucky's GOP Gov Looks on Track for Election Victory

Despite Battles, Kentucky's GOP Gov Looks on Track for Election Victory

NEWS | By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 20
Kentucky's lightning-rod governor also has run the risk of firing up Democratic voters heading into the November general election.

Paris: Yellow Vest Anger Mixes with Notre Dame Mourning

Paris: Yellow Vest Anger Mixes with Notre Dame Mourning

NEWS | By Angela Charlton | Apr 20
French yellow vest protesters set small fires as they marched through Paris on Saturday to drive home their latest message to the government: That rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve.

'La Llorona' Movie Promotion with Mexican Healers Draws Fire

'La Llorona' Movie Promotion with Mexican Healers Draws Fire

ENTERTAINMENT | By Russell Contreras | Apr 20
A promotion around the movie "The Curse of La Llorona" using traditional Mexican healers for "spiritual cleansings" before screenings of the horror film is drawing strong criticism from healers and scholars who say the stunts are offensive and demeaning.

Florida Man Charged with Threatening Congress Members over Phone

Florida Man Charged with Threatening Congress Members over Phone

NEWS | Apr 20
A Florida man unleashed threatening rants over the phone against three Democratic members of Congress, as he raged against gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims, authorities said.

Attackers Kill Doctor at Hospital in Congo's Ebola Epicenter

Attackers Kill Doctor at Hospital in Congo's Ebola Epicenter

NEWS | By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro and Cara Anna | Apr 20
Attackers stormed a hospital at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak and killed "a dear colleague," the head of the World Health Organization said Friday as he condemned the latest violence against health workers trying to contain the virus.


News

Prosecutor Won't Comment Until Review of Smollett Case Done

Prosecutor Won't Comment Until Review of Smollett Case Done

NATIONAL | Apr 20
The Cook County state's attorney says she won't comment further on the Jussie Smollett case in Chicago until a county inspector general finishes his review of prosecutors' decision to drop charges against the "Empire" actor.


Entertainment

Time Again for 'Shut Up and Dance'
New York City, NY

Time Again for 'Shut Up and Dance'

THEATRE | By Lewis Whittington | Apr 12
For the 27th time, the dancers of the Pennsylvania Ballet will perform their annual "Shut Up and Dance benefit concert for MANNA" (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance this Saturday night.

 Review :: Retablo

Review :: Retablo

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20
Few coming of age films offer the emotional range and stark choices this one does, and in the film's young star, Junior Bejar Rocaco, Alvaro Delgado Aparicio has just the sort of remarkable talent he needs to pull it off.


Business

U.S. Authorities: Marijuana Involvement Imperils Citizenship

U.S. Authorities: Marijuana Involvement Imperils Citizenship

LEGAL | By Astrid Galvan | Apr 20
Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it.


Technology

Brain Scans Help Shed Light on the PTSD Brain, but They Cannot Diagnose PTSD

Brain Scans Help Shed Light on the PTSD Brain, but They Cannot Diagnose PTSD

SCIENCE | By Arash Javanbakht | Apr 20
PTSD is common, affecting 8% of the U.S. population, up to 30% of the combat exposed veterans, and 30%-80% of refugees and victims of torture. Brain scans can help us understand how the brain is structurally affected, but is not diagnostic.


Cars

Sleek New SUVs Dominate Reveals at New York Auto Show

Sleek New SUVs Dominate Reveals at New York Auto Show

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 18
Auto shows may be waning in importance as companies find other ways to introduce new products, but the New York International Auto Show still has a healthy list of new vehicle debuts.


Style

Ralph Lauren Reveals Earth Polo, Made from Recycled Materials

Ralph Lauren Reveals Earth Polo, Made from Recycled Materials

FASHION | Apr 19
Polo Ralph Lauren is reimagining its iconic Polo shirt with Mother Nature in mind. Introducing The Earth Polo, crafted from thread derived entirely from recycled plastic bottles and dyed in an innovative process that uses zero water.


Health/Fitness

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

HEALTH | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 19
EDGE turned to our community of more than 200,000 Facebook followers and asked what artists and songs give you inspiration. The response was overwhelming! Here are some of your favorite picks.


Travel

Bringing the Border Closer to Home, One Immersion Trip at a Time

Bringing the Border Closer to Home, One Immersion Trip at a Time

Apr 19
Many if not most Americans have never crossed the U.S. border with Mexico by land or spent any time in that region. This unfamiliarity can make it easy for politicians to distort what's going on. Immersion travel is one solution.