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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 27
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.

Kerry Washington to Receive 2017 GLSEN Inspiration Award

Kerry Washington to Receive 2017 GLSEN Inspiration Award

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 27
Kerry Washington is being recognized by a national education organization for integrating LGBT activism into her film and television career.

Veterans in Congress Divided Over Trump's Transgender Troops Ban

Veterans in Congress Divided Over Trump's Transgender Troops Ban

NEWS | By Richard Lardner | Jul 27
President Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through veterans in Congress, with one camp standing behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops.

Experts Focus on Innovative Solutions to Speed Progress Against HIV Among Youth

Experts Focus on Innovative Solutions to Speed Progress Against HIV Among Youth

NEWS | Jul 27
The world has made great strides in reducing the impact of HIV, and AIDS-related deaths are on the decline in every age group -- except among adolescents. New UNAIDS estimates show that young people continue to be at elevated risk for HIV globally.

Drugmaker GSK Reviewing its R&D Programs Under New CEO

Drugmaker GSK Reviewing its R&D Programs Under New CEO

NEWS | Jul 27
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline says it will halt some 30 clinical and pre-clinical programs as it reviews its research and development pipeline and focuses on improving efficiency.

Only in Florida: Man Robs Bank, Flees Naked and Throws Cash to Passersby

Only in Florida: Man Robs Bank, Flees Naked and Throws Cash to Passersby

NEWS | Jul 27
Here's a hint to any aspiring comedians out there. There are easier ways to break into show business.

IAS Honors Outstanding Research, Promising Young Investigators, and Pioneering Efforts to Address HIV Stigma

IAS Honors Outstanding Research, Promising Young Investigators, and Pioneering Efforts to Address HIV Stigma

NEWS | Jul 27
Leadership in HIV research and efforts to improve access to HIV prevention and treatment were recognized through prizes and awards presented at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science.

After Dancing Around Questions Sean Spicer May Be 'Dancing with the Stars'

After Dancing Around Questions Sean Spicer May Be 'Dancing with the Stars'

NEWS | Jul 27
Will Sean Spicer's next career move involve the cha cha and paso doble?

Investigator: Driver Part of Larger Human-Smuggling Scheme

Investigator: Driver Part of Larger Human-Smuggling Scheme

BUSINESS | By Frank Bajak, Nomaan Merchant, and Juan A. Lozano | Jul 27
Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is part of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that authorities are trying to identify and dismantle.

Trump Transgender Ban Nod to Anti-LGBT Christians

Trump Transgender Ban Nod to Anti-LGBT Christians

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Jul 27
Robert Jeffress, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas, praised Trump for taking on "the militant liberal agenda." ''Thank God for a President who is willing to say, 'Enough is enough!'" he said.


News

Weekend Strike to Shut Acropolis at Height of Tourist Season

Weekend Strike to Shut Acropolis at Height of Tourist Season

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 27
A two-day strike by Greek Culture Ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend at the height of the tourist season.


Entertainment

 Review :: Chicago with The Doobie Brothers. Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. July 26, 2017

Review :: Chicago with The Doobie Brothers. Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. July 26, 2017

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | Jul 27
Last night the Doobie Brothers and Chicago brought their co-headlining tour to the Pavilion for an evening of classic 70s and 80s pop rock. The two bands have toured a few times on the same bill and it was clear that both of them work well together.


Technology

Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 27
Beyond possibly improving their own brain health, the Portland study's enticement is a chance to help preserve community and cultural memories from historically black neighborhoods that are disappearing with gentrification.


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

Summer Sizzles at Las Vegas Pools

Summer Sizzles at Las Vegas Pools

By Matthew Wexler | Jul 27
Can't beat the heat? Take a dip on the wild side or chill out at some of Las Vegas' most sought-after summer soirées.


Nightlife

Kiehl's @ Bear Week Provincetown

Kiehl's @ Bear Week Provincetown

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 26
Kiehl's president Chris Salgardo was on hand to celebrate Bear Week in Provincetown with a fabulous party in their Commercial Street Store. Check out the pics!