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Nigeria Death Shows Ebola Can Spread By Air Travel

Jul 27
Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

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Salem's Old Town Hall

Anti-Gay Phone Calls Turn Into a Windfall for Mass. LGBT Non-Profit

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 18
The mayor of Salem, Mass., turned a torrent of angry out-of-state phone calls and responses from "right-leaning blogs and websites" over her decision to cut ties with an anti-LGBT discriminatory college, into a fundraising windfall for a LGBT charity.

Check Out 3rd Annual Drink Craft Beer Summerfest This Weekend

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 17
On Friday, July 18th through Saturday, July 94th, nationally known, locally-based beer enthusiasts Drink Craft Beer will take over the Space 57, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA for their 3rd annual Drink Craft Beer Summerfest.

A man reads a local newspaperson a street with the headline Ebola Virus kills Liberian in Lagos, in Lagos Nigeria, Saturday, July 26, 2014

Nigeria Death Shows Ebola Can Spread By Air Travel

INTERNATIONAL | By Heather Murdock | Jul 27
Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

Maryland Eliminates Trans Healthcare Exclusions

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jul 27
FreeState Legal announced Tuesday that the state of Maryland, in response to the threat of a lawsuit, has changed its employee health care policy to provide insurance coverage for medically necessary care for transgender state employees.

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Connor Christiansen

Conner on the Common :: Christiansen on 'Twelfth Night'

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 24
The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company returns to Boston Common July 23 - August 10 for seventeen evenings of "Twelfth Night." Star Conner Christiansen chats with EDGE about The Bard, the show, and being back in Boston.

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Olive Another Goes Solo This August

THEATRE | By EDGE | Jul 18
Gold Dust Orphan Olive Another will be doing her first solo show "Olive Another --Shaken...Not Stirred" on Wednesdays throughout August in Ptown.

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Lucy"

'Lucy' Tops 'Hercules' With $44M At Box Office

MOVIES | By Ryan Nakashima | Jul 27
Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.

Actors Mark Ruffalo, left, and Chris Hemsworth compare biceps during the Marvel panel at Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in San Diego, Calif

'Avengers' Unleash 'Ultron' Footage At Comic-Con

MOVIES | By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 27
Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.

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New amfAR Grants Fund Search for the Cure

By EDGE | Jul 14
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has dedicated $2.4M in research grants to fund the search for an end to HIV/AIDS.

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down for Miami Area

Jul 25
A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County,

Joshua Fennell

Growing up in a large family in NJ, life wasn't always easy for this now 45-year old gay man. His first boyfriend helped bring out the artist in him, and grief and hard times over the years have only served to fuel his work.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Providing Living Wage Jobs: It's Not Rocket Science... Is It?

CORPORATE | By William E. Kelly | Jul 26
As a civilization based on common and basic needs, there must be realistic compromise as to who is responsible, as well as when and how those responsibilities are met.

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5 Tips for Selling Your Home at the Best Price

REAL ESTATE | Jul 24
The rebound in U.S. home values over the past couple of years has placed many homeowners in a better position to sell their home for a profit. Here are five tips on how to get your home sold for the best price.

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An auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas.

GM Profit 2Q Falls 85 Pct. on Recall Costs

AUTO NEWS | Jul 24
Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.

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Rachel Brosnahan, left, as Abby Isaacs, in a scene from the TV series, "Manhattan."

Scientists Make Love, War Weapons in 'Manhattan'

SCIENCE | Jul 25
"Manhattan" debuts Sunday (9 p.m. EDT) on cable channel WGN America. The drama is set in a makeshift, desolate Southwestern desert community, one of several that sprang up as part of the Manhattan Project aiming to beat Nazi Germany to the bomb.

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Homestead National Monument of America, located near Beatrice, Nebraska, about 40 miles south of Lincoln.

5 Free Things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

Jul 25
Lincoln may be famous for Husker football, but Nebraska's capital city also welcomes visitors with free attractions for history buffs and families on a budget. Here are five free things to see and do in Lincoln.

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Lather Up: Choosing the Right Sunscreen for Your Age

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jul 25
Everyone knows that we need to protect our skin from the sun to prevent getting wrinkles and avoid getting skin cancer. But did you know that the type of sunscreen you should use is different depending on your age?

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