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Internet Sensation Randy Rainbow Takes on New England

Internet Sensation Randy Rainbow Takes on New England

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jul 26
Actor Randy Rainbow has become an internet sensation through his videos that take on celebrities & political issues with his song parodies. In August he takes his act on the road across New England. EDGE spoke to the talented satirist.

Positive Phase 3 Data for Darunavir-based Single Tablet Regimen for HIV

Positive Phase 3 Data for Darunavir-based Single Tablet Regimen for HIV

NEWS | Jul 26
Yesterday, in an oral session at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris, Janssen-Cilag International NV announced that an investigational single-tablet regimen (STR) containing darunavir is effective and well tolerated.

Texas Vote Set on 'Bathroom Bill' Despite Police Opposition

Texas Vote Set on 'Bathroom Bill' Despite Police Opposition

NEWS | By Paul J. Weber | Jul 26
Police chiefs from Texas' largest cities rallied outside the state Capitol in opposition to a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, just as Senate Republicans lurched toward a new vote on restrictions similar to those approved in North Carolina.

'Pharma Bro' Won't Stop Talking, Except to Jury in Trial

'Pharma Bro' Won't Stop Talking, Except to Jury in Trial

NEWS | By Tom Hays | Jul 26
"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has kept up his trademark trolling on social media during his securities fraud trial - calling the case "bogus" - but the jury won't hear him defend himself in court.

France's Macron Meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

France's Macron Meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

NEWS | Jul 26
French President Emmanuel Macron has met singer Rihanna at the Elysee Palace after the pop star appealed to him on Twitter to contribute to her fund for education in developing countries.

Caitlyn Jenner Responds to Trump's Trans Military Ban, Twitter Claps Back

Caitlyn Jenner Responds to Trump's Trans Military Ban, Twitter Claps Back

NEWS | Jul 26
Caitlyn Jenner responded to President Donald Trump's announcement that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity."

Studies Show Progress in Finding New HIV Prevention Options and Implementing Existing Approaches

Studies Show Progress in Finding New HIV Prevention Options and Implementing Existing Approaches

NEWS | Jul 26
Researchers released data from five cutting-edge studies that show progress across several major HIV prevention approaches at an official press conference at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science.

Toni Morrison, Joan Didion Among Those in PEN Online Archive

Toni Morrison, Joan Didion Among Those in PEN Online Archive

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hillel Italie | Jul 26
PEN America, the literary and human rights organization, told AP on Wednesday that it had assembled more than 1,500 hours of audio and visual material for a digital archive featuring many of the world's leading writers and public thinkers.

Court: Violence Law Unfair to Gay South Carolina Couples

Court: Violence Law Unfair to Gay South Carolina Couples

NEWS | By Meg Kinnard | Jul 26
People in same-sex relationships in South Carolina should get the same legal protections against domestic violence as heterosexual couples, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday.

Miss Gay New York America Pageant @ Hudson Terrace :: July 24, 2017

Miss Gay New York America Pageant @ Hudson Terrace :: July 24, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 26
Since 1972, The Miss Gay America Pageant has been the world's first and most prestigious female impersonator competition. Now, they have come to New York for a night of fun-filled entertainment.


Business

Cheers for McCain, Then A Speech Like Impassioned Prophet

Cheers for McCain, Then A Speech Like Impassioned Prophet

LEGAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 26
The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation.


Technology

Tech Company Uses Data from Jumps to Predict Injuries

Tech Company Uses Data from Jumps to Predict Injuries

SCIENCE | By Josh Dubow | Jul 26
Sparta Science tracks athletes making six jumps in 90 seconds with its force plate technology and proprietary software to predict what injuries they're in danger of suffering.


Cars

BMW to Build Electric Mini in Oxford Despite Looming Brexit

BMW to Build Electric Mini in Oxford Despite Looming Brexit

AUTO NEWS | Jul 26
Germany's BMW will make the electric version of its Mini compact cars at its factory in Oxford, England, a decision that comes at a time when automakers are scrutinizing investment plans due to Britain's impending departure from the European Union.


Travel

Riding an Icebreaker in the Arctic

Riding an Icebreaker in the Arctic

By Frank Jordans | Jul 26
While it may be frigid and wet on deck, the crew of a modern icebreaker can expect creature comforts inside the ship, even saunas.


Nightlife

Fire Island Dance Festival Brings Weekend of Unforgettable Dance to the Pines

Fire Island Dance Festival Brings Weekend of Unforgettable Dance to the Pines

A bright summer sun shimmered across the Great South Bay as renowned dance companies, acclaimed choreographers and three standing-room-only audiences came together at this year's Fire Island Dance Festival.