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Mark Nadler Brings The Great American Songbook to Ptown

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jun 3
This weekend as part of Ptown's annual cabaret festival, NYC headliner Mark Nadler makes his debut in the resort town. EDGE spoke to Nadler about his show, his career & the rhubarb ice cream he was making.

Duggar Dirt Deepens As Second Police Report is Published

NEWS | By EDGE | Jun 3
Those experiencing "Duggar fatigue" won't be able to count on a break anytime soon.

Americans Split on Whether Clinton Cares About Their Needs

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Ken Thomas | Jun 3
Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to spend the summer building a case that Republicans are out of touch with the public. But many people aren't convinced she empathizes with them, either, polls suggest.

Colorado School to Review Decision to Bar Gay Student Speech

Jun 3
The Colorado school that barred a gay valedictorian from coming out during his commencement speech denies it discriminated against the teen, and says no discussion of sexual orientation is appropriate for a graduation ceremony.

Where They Stand: Chafee on Some Issues of 2016 Campaign

NEWS | By Jennifer McDermott and Michelle R. Smith | Jun 3
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee was expected to announce his candidacy Wednesday for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president.

Crowe Apologizes for Casting Emma Stone in Part-Asian Role

NEWS | Jun 3
Cameron Crowe is apologizing to anyone offended that he cast Emma Stone in a partially Asian, partially Hawaiian role in the film "Aloha."

MSNBC, E! Ranked High in Social Network Engagement

NEWS | Jun 3
A company that measures the effectiveness of television networks on social media says MSNBC is top-ranked on Facebook and E! Entertainment is best on Twitter.

Gabourey Sidibe Memoir Coming in 2017

Gabourey Sidibe best known for the film "Precious" and hit TV series "Empire" is working on a memoir scheduled to come out in 2017. The book is untitled, publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Wednesday.

AIDS Institute Highlights Expanded Access to Hepatitis Testing

NEWS | By EDGE | Jun 3
The AIDS Institute is reminding people not only to get tested for hepatitis B and C, but also that the tests, in many instances, cost nothing thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Hate Crime Task Force Eyes Subway Shove; Victim Transgender

NEWS | Jun 3
New York City police say the hate crime task force is now investigating the case of a transgender woman who was shoved onto the subway tracks.


News

Caitlyn Jenner Seen as Champion of Transgender Movement

NATIONAL | Jun 3
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, captivated the internet Monday after a photo of her "Vanity Fair" cover was released. Michelle Miller reports on the social impact Jenner's outing is having.


Entertainment

PopUps: Did 'Family Guy' Predict Jenner's Gender Transition?

TELEVISION | By EDGE | Jun 3
A clip from a 2009 episode of Fox's "Family Guy" is making its way around social media this week. The video shows the animated series' characters, Stewie and Brian Griffin, talking about Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn Jenner) and how he is really a woman.


Business

Congress Sends NSA Phone-Records Bill to President

LEGAL | By Erica Werner | Jun 3
Congress approved sweeping changes to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing it with a more restrictive measure.


Finance

High Court: Bankrupt Homeowners Can't Void Second Mortgage

REAL ESTATE | Jun 2
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the primary mortgage.


Cars

Uber, Lyft Push Back Against Proposed NYC Regulations

AUTO NEWS | By Karen Matthews | Jun 1
Representatives of Uber and Lyft warned Thursday that a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services will stall innovation and threaten competition.


Style

Kim Kardashian's Fashion is on Fire... Literally

FASHION | Jun 3
It's an eventful time for Kim Kardashian: A new baby coming, a huge transition for her stepfather, and now a fire emergency, with none other than Pharrell and his wife to the rescue.


Health/Fitness

San Francisco Lawmakers Try to Curb Sugary Drinks

HEALTH | Jun 1
San Francisco lawmakers are taking another stab at curbing soda consumption seven months after local voters rejected taxing sugary drinks in the name of public health.


Travel

Rampant Airport Security Failures Not a Surprise

Jun 3
Federal undercover investigators who sneaked prohibited items with alarming ease past Homeland Security Department airport screeners have also smuggled simulated bombs and weapons aboard planes during tests as far back as 2002.


Nightlife

A Weekend In Key West :: May 16-17, 2015

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 19
Weekends are made for fun in Key West and this was no exception. Pool parties at the Island House, Tea Dance at La Te Da and Kamp Key West from the Key West Business Guild. All of this meant that there was no shortage of fun.