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Former Trader Goes on Trial in UK for Market Manipulation

BUSINESS | May 27
A British prosecutor says a former Citibank and UBS trader motivated by greed served as the ringmaster in the alleged manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.

Vermont Town's Famous Floating Bridge Reopens with Fanfare

BUSINESS | By Lisa Rathke | May 27
A tiny Vermont town's famous wooden floating bridge (believed to be the only one of its kind in the country) was reopened with fanfare, including a parade with a bagpiper, high school marching band, oxen team and antique cars crossing.

Millennial Director's Senior Moment :: Talking With Brett Haley

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Mulligan | May 27
30-year old director Brett Haley didn't follow the trend of his peers. Instead of making a movie of his own experiences, he chose to follow the life of a 70-year-old widow (Blythe Danner) returning to the dating pool in "I'll See You in My Dreams."

5 Anti-Gay Comments that Earned Santorum His Name

NEWS | By EDGE | May 27
How do you set yourself apart as being one of the most anti-gay GOP presidential hopeful when the existing pool of candidates are all patently homophobic? If your name is Rick Santorum, all you have to do is open your mouth.

Twitter Could Help Transgender Individuals Stay Healthier

NEWS | By EDGE | May 27
Transgender and gender nonconforming people are at high risk for diseases such as AIDS and are vulnerable to depression and other mental health issues. A new study shows Twitter can help!

Pastor Caught Having Gay Sex Steals $60K from Church for Gay Dating Sites

NEWS | By EDGE | May 27
A pastor from Tennessee who was caught having sex with another man inside a church van was arrested this week for stealing about $60,000 from his church, which he used for gay dating sites.

Rick Santorum Launching Second White House Run

NEWS | May 27
Rick Santorum, an aggressive advocate for conservative family values, will launch a second bid for president on Wednesday, a spokesman said.

Calif. Porn Stars Could Be Forced to Wear Safety Goggles

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | May 27
Controversial new regulations, which would require California porn stars to wear safety goggles during shoots, are close to being finalized.

Kazakhstan 'Gay Propaganda' Measure Deemed Unconstitutional

NEWS | May 27
A proposed law in Kazakhstan that would criminalize dissemination to minors of information supporting homosexual relationships has been struck down as unconstitutional.

Westboro Baptist Church Fails at Protesting Ireland Gay Marriage Vote

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | May 27
The members of the "God Hates Fags" Westboro Baptist Church attempted to protest Ireland after it made history for becoming the first country in the world to legalize gay marriage by a popular vote, but they got it all wrong.


News

Anti-Gay Tea Party Founder Busted for Kiddie Porn in Brooklyn

CRIME | By EDGE | May 27
A failed Brooklyn Tea Party candidate with a history of fighting against LGBT rights, and who once campaigned with the slogan "Our children are our future," was arrested Thursday for possessing and sharing child pornography.


Entertainment

Performance Review :: Clutch/Mastodon @ House of Blues

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | May 27
Clutch and Mastodon, two of the biggest names in the so-called "stoner or sludge" metal genre hit the House of Blues on May 19 as part of their co-headlining "The Missing Link" Tour. It was close to a full house for the show.


Business

Watch: Bounce House Goes Airborne on Florida Beach

LEGAL | May 27
A 6-year-old girl is in a Fort Lauderdale hospital after a waterspout sent a bounce house flying. The giant inflatable toy tumbled across a four-lane highway. This comes as part of a series of extreme weather conditions on the Florida beach.


Technology

Food Track Tech: Swipe a Code, Meet Your Fisherman

PERSONAL TECH | By Patrick Whittle | May 26
A group of scientists and fishermen said the technology isn't about a gimmick so much as survival. They're developing a tool they say will allow consumers to learn the backstory of a piece of fish while standing in the supermarket with their smartphone.


Finance

How Far a $15 Minimum Wage Goes in 6 US Cities

SAVING | May 25
The minimum wage in Los Angeles could increase to $15 an hour by 2020 under a plan given initial approval by the City Council. Here's a look at how far that money could go in six cities, given living expenses.


Cars

Toyota Promises to Help Find Cause of Takata Airbag Defects

TIPS & ADVICE | By Yuri Kageyama | May 25
Toyota vowed to help pinpoint the cause of a defect in air bags used in more than 50 million vehicles worldwide, saying the auto industry risks losing the trust of car buyers if the problem drags on unresolved.


Style

Cannes Fashion Recap

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | May 27
Major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's greatest. Yet there's always as much interest in who got it wrong.


Health/Fitness

HBGC Celebrates Pride with an LGBTQ People of Color Picnic

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 27
On Saturday, June 20, 2015, HUES, a program of the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition, will host BASK 2015: An LGBTQ People of Color Pride Picnic at Cedar Square Park in Roxbury, MA from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.


Travel

A Summer Hike in the Arctic Circle

By Cara Anna | May 27
Few people outside Nordic countries know about the Kungsleden, or the King's Path, the most famous trail in Sweden. But National Geographic calls it one of the world's greatest hikes.


Nightlife

Gloucester Stage Debuts 'NeverDark' Series

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | May 27
Gloucester Stage proudly announces the debut of the "NeverDark" series. "NeverDark" is a series of second-stage events that include lectures, talk backs, film screenings, play readings, and other events.