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Leslie Jordan on Being a 'Show Pony'

Jul 28
In a world of muscle-bound young hunks, Leslie Jordan -- diminutive as he is, at 4'11" -- proves that big talent can come packaged in small comic dynamos. Jordan chats with EDGE about his travels and travails as a "Show Pony."

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Homeowner Lenny DiBartolomeo, right, waves a flag as he and his tenant Wayne Devaughn, left, observe damage to their house in Revere, Mass., Monday, July 28, 2014, after a tornado touched down

Tornado Damages City North of Boston

NATIONAL | By Philip Marcelo | Jul 28
A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in the coastal city of Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.

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.

Bryan Singer

Lawyers for Hollywood Sex-Abuse Accuser Want Out

NATIONAL | By Oskar Garcia | Jul 30
Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.

SC Gay Couples Ask Marriage Licenses

NATIONAL | Jul 30
Six same-sex couples are going to ask the Greenville County Probate Court for marriage licenses.

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Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth Makes Provincetown Debut

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jul 30
Kristin Chenoweth, star of Broadway's original "Wicked" and Tony-Winner for "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," will make her anticipated Provincetown debut in Broadway @ Town Hall on August 10 for two shows only at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan on Being a 'Show Pony'

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28
In a world of muscle-bound young hunks, Leslie Jordan -- diminutive as he is, at 4'11" -- proves that big talent can come packaged in small comic dynamos. Jordan chats with EDGE about his travels and travails as a "Show Pony."

Frederic Remington 1907 painting entitled, "The Story of Where the Sun Goes."

Charles Russell Art Fetches Millions at Auction

FINE ARTS | By Martin Griffith | Jul 30
A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million.

Patrick Kelly

Back to the 80s: Patrick Kelly's Legacy Celebrated in Philly Show

CULTURE | By David Perry | Jul 29
Fashion designer Patrick Kelly's career was cut short by AIDS, but his innovative fashions live on in a retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. EDGE looks at the life of the designer and his designs.

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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.

Faces of Pride :: Boston

Monday Jul 28, 2014
Boston Pride had its biggest year to date. EDGE was on hand for the pre-parties, the parade, the block parties & club events.

Thomas Evans

For Thomas Evans, the devastation of HIV/AIDS literally hits home. The Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native may himself be HIV-negative but the impact of the AIDS epidemic really hit him in 1992, when he lost his father to AIDS-related complications.

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.

EDGE Goes Social

Wood Grilled Tilapia

Red Lobster Goes Vertical

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Jul 30
Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants.

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Las Vegas: Let It Entertain You

By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 30
How entertaining is Las Vegas as of late? We sent a writer to "go down" on Vegas... downtown, that is, as well as explore what's hot on the Strip.

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People sign up for the Affordable Care Act at Swope Health Services, in Kansas City, Mo.

Varying Health Premium Subsidies Worry Consumers

INSURANCE | By Kelli Kennedy | Jul 29
Government officials say consumers who have received different subsidy amounts probably made some mistake entering personal details such as income, age and even ZIP codes. Agents around the country received varying subsidy amounts for the same consumers.

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Cops: Dealership Owner Beaten in Bad Car Deal Dies

TIPS & ADVICE | Jul 28
Police say a Rhode Island dealership owner who was struck with a two-by-four in a fight over a junk-car deal that went wrong has died. Providence police Maj. David A. Lapatin says I Buy Junk Cars owner Jonathan Stack died Saturday night.

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Group Tours - Picking the Right One For You

Jul 29
Group tours sound easy: Choose a destination and the tour company plans your trip, delivering you to hotels, restaurants and attractions. You don't have to Google or organize a thing.

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Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi

$1,000 Pill Now Hepatitis C Treatment of Choice

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.

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