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Tiffany's Million Dollar Lamps

STYLE | Dec 19
Two nearly identical Tiffany wisteria lamps designed in 1901 have sold for over $1 million each at auction.

NJ Transgender Student Can Use Boys' Restroom

NEWS | Dec 19
A transgender student in New Jersey who gave up his female identity says his school reversed course and will now allow him to use the boys' restroom.

ACLU Drops Wisconsin Gay Marriage Lawsuit

By Jason St. | Dec 19
Attorneys who filed a lawsuit seeking legal recognition of hundreds of same-sex marriages performed in June in Wisconsin have dropped their lawsuit after the state said the marriages would be recognized.

'7th Heaven' Actor Stephen Collins Denies He's a Pedophile

NEWS | By Frazier Moore | Dec 19
Embattled actor Stephen Collins says he's not a pedophile and insists he has inappropriately touched a minor just once.

'The Interview' Jeopardizes Overseas Movie Villains

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 19
In the wake of the startling cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction.

Stephen Colbert Retires His 'Report' and the Host He Played

NEWS | By Frazier Moore | Dec 19
Nine years of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" came to an end Thursday night along with its mythical presiding pundit, as the real-life Stephen Colbert bade the audience farewell.

Innovative California Rabbi Harold Schulweis Dies

NEWS | Dec 19
Rabbi Harold Schulweis, an influential Conservative synagogue leader and scholar who fostered bold change, has died in Los Angeles at age 89.

A Post-Election Flurry: Obama Tests His Powers

NEWS | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Dec 19
With a recent streak of activism, President Barack Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors.

Victory for Plaintiff in China Gay Conversion Case

NEWS | Dec 19
A Chinese psychological clinic was ordered Friday to pay compensation to a gay man who sued it for administering electric shocks intended to make him heterosexual, in what is believed to be China's first case involving so-called conversion therapy.

Filipino Family Wants US Marine in Local Jail During Trial

NEWS | By Oliver Teves | Dec 19
A U.S. Marine charged with killing a transgender Filipino woman he picked up in a bar was brought back Friday to the city where the attack occurred two months ago, and lawyers of the victim say they will seek his detention in a local jail during trial.


News

Obama Reignites Political Debate Over Cuba

INTERNATIONAL | By Ken Thomas and Steve Peoples | Dec 18
The surprising move by Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island nation, reinforcing yet another difference between Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans eyeing the White House.


Entertainment

Cinema Review :: AP Reviewer: 'The Interview' Deserves to be Seen

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Dec 19
"The Interview" will go down as the satire that provoked an authoritarian dictatorship, roiled Sony Pictures in a massive hacking attack and prompted new questions of cyber warfare, corporate risk-tasking and comedic audacity.


Business

Gift Guide: Home Products Come with Connectivity

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Dec 19
Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then what?


Technology

Skype to Offer Translations

PERSONAL TECH | Dec 18
Skype is getting a translator. For the first time, people who speak different languages will have their conversations translated in real time through the online-calling service. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with the details.


Finance

3 Tips to Help Use Remaining Health Account Funds

INSURANCE | By Tom Murphy | Dec 18
Sunscreen may not top many shopping lists this time of year, but stocking up now can keep you from wasting money. December is the final month for many people with employer-sponsored health coverage to spend the remaining balance.


Cars

Senate Approves New Auto Safety Chief

AUTO NEWS | By Joan Lowy | Dec 18
The Senate confirmed a new administrator to lead the government's auto safety agency, which faces complaints that regulators bungled two high-profile recalls involving faulty ignition switches and exploding air bags.


Style

Gynandrism: Fashions That Redefine Luxury & Sensuality

FASHION | Dec 19
As a final flourish to our 10-year anniversary, EDGE presents a luxurious exploration of fashion and sensuality. We encourage you to discover new aspects of your own personal style in 2015. And remember - always live a bit on the EDGE.


Health/Fitness

Study: Shared Parenting After Separation Benefits Children

HEALTH | By EDGE | Dec 18
After decades of child development research, this year, three different groups of experts reached the same sweeping conclusion: shared parenting after parental separation or divorce has substantial positive effects on the development of children.


Travel

Fort Lauderdale Rolls Out Red Carpet for Transgender Travelers

By Kelsy Chauvin | Dec 19
The first city to make a splash in the transgender tourism market may surprise you-and Fort Lauderdale wouldn't have it any other way.


Nightlife

SpeakEasy Offering $25 Tickets Until Midnight

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Dec 18
The Speakeasy Stage company is having a One Day Sale, Thursday December 18 with select seats available for only $25. Audience members can save big on tickets to the remaining shows in their 2014-2015 Season, from now until midnight.