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After Alex Jones Timeout, Twitter CEO Mulls Deeper Changes

After Alex Jones Timeout, Twitter CEO Mulls Deeper Changes

NEWS | By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 16
A day after Twitter gave right-wing conspiratorialist Alex Jones a weeklong timeout, CEO Jack Dorsey is mulling deeper changes to the social media service that might limit the spread of fake news.

Swimmer Suffers Puncture Wounds in Shark Attack on Cape Cod

Swimmer Suffers Puncture Wounds in Shark Attack on Cape Cod

NEWS | Aug 16
A man swimming off Cape Cod was attacked by a shark on Wednesday and was airlifted to a hospital. It was the first shark attack on a human at the popular summer tourist destination since 2012.

Bishops Accused of Brushing Off Sexual Abuse Complaints

Bishops Accused of Brushing Off Sexual Abuse Complaints

NEWS | By Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo | Aug 16
An estimated 300 Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children - and possibly many more - since the 1940s, according to a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report released Tuesday.

Paul Walker's Brothers Open to 'Fast' Franchise Return

Paul Walker's Brothers Open to 'Fast' Franchise Return

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ryan Pearson | Aug 16
Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise.

Man Arrested after Overdoses at Downtown City Park

Man Arrested after Overdoses at Downtown City Park

NEWS | Aug 16
Forty-six people overdosed Wednesday at or near a Connecticut park from a suspected bad batch of "K2" synthetic marijuana, requiring paramedics to be stationed there to provide treatment, authorities said.

Matt Groening's 'Disenchantment,' on Netflix, is Missing Some Magic

Matt Groening's 'Disenchantment,' on Netflix, is Missing Some Magic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 16
"Disenchantment," which hits Netflix Friday, is a solid addition to cartoonist Matt Groening's oeuvre but it's missing the satirical charm that made both "The Simpsons" and "Futurama" cultural phenomena.

Republicans Blast Pearl Jam Poster of Burning White House

Republicans Blast Pearl Jam Poster of Burning White House

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matt Volz | Aug 15
Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.

Study Finds HIV Intervention That Reduces Risk Among Young Transgender Women

Study Finds HIV Intervention That Reduces Risk Among Young Transgender Women

A new HIV prevention study found that Project Lifeskills significantly reduced sexual risk for HIV acquisition and transmission in sexually active young transgender women aged 16 to 29.

1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues

1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues

NEWS | By Wilson Ring | Aug 15
Six months ago, Christine Hallquist was leading one of Vermont's rural electric cooperatives, her transgender status causing nary a ripple as she took part in policy debates about renewable energy and the reliability of the electric grid.

Baker Who Won at High Court Sues Colorado Over New Bias Case

Baker Who Won at High Court Sues Colorado Over New Bias Case

NEWS | Aug 15
The Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and won a ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court is suing the state over another discrimination allegation.


News

Judge Blocks Effort to Shield Military Transgender Ban Info

Judge Blocks Effort to Shield Military Transgender Ban Info

NATIONAL | Aug 15
A federal judge in Maryland has denied an effort by President Donald J. Trump's administration to shield information it used to implement a ban on transgender people in the military.


Entertainment

 Review :: Pushkin
New York City, NY

Review :: Pushkin

THEATRE | By Wickham Boyle | Aug 10
Summer offerings abound and one worthy of a well air-conditioned two hours is the downtown theater company the american vicarious' world premiere of Jonathan Leaf's "Pushkin" at the Sheen Center.

 Review :: Return Of The Living Dead Part II

Review :: Return Of The Living Dead Part II

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Aug 15
Shout Factory tacks on what amounts to be one of their most generous special features section to date in their latest throwback horror release.


Business

Kobach's Take-No-Prisoners Style Was at Forefront in Kansas Race

Kobach's Take-No-Prisoners Style Was at Forefront in Kansas Race

LEGAL | By John Hanna | Aug 15
At a parade this summer, candidate for Kansas governor Kris Kobach rode a jeep with a replica machine gun mounted on it. When some people complained that the stunt scared children, Kobach mocked their "snowflake meltdown."


Technology

Twitter Suspends Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for 1 Week

Twitter Suspends Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for 1 Week

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 15
Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.


Finance

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

HOME | By Lauren Schwahn, NerdWallet | Aug 8
The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide.


Cars

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

AUTO NEWS | By Will Kaufman | Aug 15
For about the same money or less, you can typically get more interior refinement and comfort, better performance, and a vehicle that generally feels more special.


Style

DIY Wattle Fencing? Sure, If You've Got Plenty of Time

DIY Wattle Fencing? Sure, If You've Got Plenty of Time

HOME | By Cain Burdeau | Aug 15
What exactly IS a wattle fence? A wattle fence is made of sticks driven into the ground and interwoven with twigs and branches.


Health/Fitness

5 Tips for National Relaxation Day

5 Tips for National Relaxation Day

HEALTH | Aug 15
How are you commemorating August 15, National Relaxation Day? (Yes, it's a thing.) EDGE asked Massage Envy for five tips to unwind and here's what the experts at the national wellness franchise had to say.


Travel

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LOCAL EVENTS | Aug 15
The Illinois Office of Tourism debuted a new larger-than-life art installation celebrating its "Amazing for All" LGBTQ and diversity campaign during Northalsted Market Days in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.