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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.

Olive Another

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.

Children look at a 2.7-meter-tall (9-foot) model of a 1998 Godzilla character in a Tokyo auto showroom.

Japanese Fans Speak on the Evolution of 'Godzilla'

MOVIES | By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 28
Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.

A Journey Through Henry David Thoreau's Maine Woods

BOOKS | Jul 28
Don Dahler joins an intrepid group of adventurers traveling more than 300 miles through Maine's backwoods to retrace one of poet Henry David Thoreau's greatest journeys.

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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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Marilyn Maye

Marilyn Maye Returns to Ptown

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jul 26
Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut in Ptown three summers ago, and again each year since. This summer she returns.

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Nancy Reed Morris holds her cell phone while touring the Battle of Atlanta mobile app in Atlanta.

Historic Civil War Battle Sites Have a Mobile App

CORPORATE | Jul 28
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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European Sanctions Against Russia May Be Torpedoed

SAVING | Jul 25
As Britain pushes for tougher sanctions against Russia, multiple European countries are only expressing lukewarm support. Nations like France and Germany may be reluctant to take a hardline against Russia because of business interests.

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2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid

Accord's Latest is Most Fuel Efficient

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 25
The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan doesn't amaze and daze with its mainstream looks, nice cloth seats and pleasant ride. Its "wow" factor is, simply, how few times a driver may need to stop at a gasoline station in a year.

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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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Group Tours - Picking the Right One For You

Jul 28
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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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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