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Amanda Gorman Says She was Racially Profiled Near Her Home

Amanda Gorman Says She was Racially Profiled Near Her Home

Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet who captured hearts at the inauguration of President Joe Biden, posted to social media that she was followed home by a security guard who demanded to know where she lived because she "looked suspicious."

Protesters Say Out with Cyprus' 'Satanic' Eurovision Entry

Protesters Say Out with Cyprus' 'Satanic' Eurovision Entry

ENTERTAINMENT | By Menelaos Hadjikostis | Mar 6
Dozens of Orthodox Christians demanded the withdrawal of the country's controversial entry for the Eurovision song contest — titled "El Diablo" — that they say promotes satanic worship.

Billy Eichner to Star in and Co-write Gay Rom-Com 'Bros'

Billy Eichner to Star in and Co-write Gay Rom-Com 'Bros'

Billy Eichner is going from the streets to the multiplex. The 42-year old actor and comedian is starring in 'Bros,' which centers on two gay men with commitment issues who attempt a relationship.

Boston Marathon's Plan to Hand Out 70K Medals Roils Runners

Boston Marathon's Plan to Hand Out 70K Medals Roils Runners

NEWS | By William J. Kole | Mar 6
Distance running, traditionally one of the world's most genteel sports, has been roiled by an ugly mid-pandemic squabble over who should get a shot at a coveted Boston Marathon medal.

New York Cinemas Reopen, Brightening Outlook for Theaters

New York Cinemas Reopen, Brightening Outlook for Theaters

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Mar 6
Movie theaters in New York City reopened Friday, returning film titles to Manhattan marquees that had for the last 12 months instead read messages like "Wear a mask" and "We'll be back soon."

Queer in the Country: Why Some LGBTQ Americans Prefer Rural Life to Urban 'Gayborhoods'

Queer in the Country: Why Some LGBTQ Americans Prefer Rural Life to Urban 'Gayborhoods'

NEWS | Mar 6
Not all gay people enjoy big cities, but pop culture has little to say about rural LGBTQ life.

How Coronavirus Deranges the Immune System in Complex and Deadly Ways

How Coronavirus Deranges the Immune System in Complex and Deadly Ways

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Liz Szabo | Mar 6
Scientists say unprepared immune cells appear to be responding to the coronavirus with a devastating release of chemicals, inflicting damage that may endure long after the threat has been eliminated.

Study Finds Mask Mandates, Dining Out Influence Virus Spread

Study Finds Mask Mandates, Dining Out Influence Virus Spread

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mike Stobbe | Mar 6
A new national study adds strong evidence that mask mandates can slow the spread of the coronavirus, and that allowing dining at restaurants can increase cases and deaths.

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Mar 6
None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts.

Sydney's LGBTQI Mardi Gras Goes Ahead - with Restrictions

Sydney's LGBTQI Mardi Gras Goes Ahead - with Restrictions

NEWS | Mar 6
Sydney's annual iconic Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras went ahead on Saturday, only in a different format due to coronavirus restrictions.


Entertainment

Obsessed with Movies — Talking with TCM's Dave Karger

Obsessed with Movies — Talking with TCM's Dave Karger

MOVIES | By Steve Duffy | Mar 5
Dave Karger has been passionate about movies since he was a kid and pursued a career as an entertainment journalist. More recently he is one of the hosts on Turner Classic Movies. EDGE spoke to Karger about his career.


Business

Biden, Dems Prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T Virus Relief Bill

Biden, Dems Prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T Virus Relief Bill

By Alam Fram | Mar 6
An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called crucial for hoisting the country out of the pandemic.


Finance

5 Things Agents Wish People Knew about Insurance

5 Things Agents Wish People Knew about Insurance

By Sarah Schlichter | Mar 6
Insurance is notoriously complicated, and few people have the time or desire to pore over their policies. But some basic knowledge can go a long way.


Cars

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

AUTO NEWS | By Reese Counts of Edmunds | Mar 6
Electric car the Porsche Taycan offers similar capabilities to Tesla's Model S, plus the aura of Porsche's sports car-building ethos. Is it good enough to unseat the Model S? Edmunds' experts tested both to find out.


Style

Dolce&Gabbana Seeks over $600M Damages from 2 U.S. Bloggers

Dolce&Gabbana Seeks over $600M Damages from 2 U.S. Bloggers

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Mar 6
Dolce&Gabbana has filed a defamation suit seeking over $600 million in damages from two U.S. fashion bloggers who reposted anti-Asian comments attributed to one of the designers that led to a boycott.


Health/Fitness

In California, Caregivers of People With Disabilities Are Being Turned Away at COVID Vaccine Sites

In California, Caregivers of People With Disabilities Are Being Turned Away at COVID Vaccine Sites

HEALTH | By Jackie Fortiér | Mar 5
In California, confusion and botched communication has caused some eligible parents and family caregivers of people with disabilities to be turned away at covid vaccination sites.


Travel

Free Flights in Real Life: 3 Award Booking Services Put to the Test

Free Flights in Real Life: 3 Award Booking Services Put to the Test

By Becky Pokora | Mar 5
With a vaccine roll-out and visions of luxury travel in my head, I contacted three of the best award booking services with three different potential trip requests for late 2021 to see if they really did save me miles and time.