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Home Buying Tips From HGTV's Mike Holmes

STYLE | By Alicia Rancilio | Jul 30
Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems.

American Dreamers

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 30
From crowd-funded startups to iconic brands that transcend generations, American ingenuity reigns supreme this season. EDGE takes a look at some of our favorite domestic brands that will have you looking on trend for any occasion.

In Tech: New Motorola Smartphones; Faster Future Memory Chip

BUSINESS | Jul 30
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.

What's in the 6-Year Senate Transportation Bill

BUSINESS | By Joan Lowy | Jul 30
The Senate is moving toward the likely passage this week of a sweeping, six-year transportation bill, but the House is putting off consideration of the measure until this fall.

Strong Home Sales, Limited Supply Lift US Home Prices in May

BUSINESS | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Jul 30
U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.

US Agency Denies Request for Fiat Chrysler Investigation

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 30
U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request from an advocacy group to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles that potentially could cause stalling and other problems.

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

BUSINESS | By Brandon Bailey | Jul 30
Smartphone apps are the latest tools to emerge from the intersection of health care and Silicon Valley, where tech companies are also working on new ways of bringing patients and doctors together online.

Sexy Sam Kass Joins NBC News as Food Analyst

STYLE | Jul 29
After six years of helping the Obama administration determine the nation's food policy, former White House chef and food policy adviser Sam Kass will now report on it.

Peter Mac as Judy Garland :: 'Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery, not Battery!'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jul 29
Peter Mac brings Judy Garland vividly to life this summer at Club Café with his solo show "Judy Garland Live! A Cabaret Tribute starring Peter Mac." EDGE spoke with the multi-talented Mac about his tribute to the iconic artist.

Get Your Sox On with Boston Comic Con

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jul 29
Boston Comic Con is partnering with the Red Sox to host the first ever Boston Comic Con Night at Fenway Park on Thursday, July 30. Fans are invited to watch the Red Sox take on the Chicago White Sox to kick off Boston Comic Con weekend.


Entertainment

Five New England Premieres by Women Playwrights in Festival51

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
From July 31-August 15, the work of women playwrights will take center stage as Festival51 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, premieres the works of five New England women playwrights on its festival stage.


Technology

Fiat Chrysler Settlement with Gov't Could Prove Costly

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.


Finance

Mega-Health Deals Bloom in July, Anthem Bids $48B for Cigna

By Michelle Chapman, Matthew Perrone | Jul 29
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.


Cars

Vettel Wins Action-Packed Hungarian GP Ahead of Red Bulls

By Jerome Pugmire | Jul 29
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won an action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix for the first time on Sunday, while Nico Rosberg saw his chance to catch Lewis Hamilton in the title race disappear with a puncture near the end.


Style

Saving New Mexico's Green Chile

By Matthew Wexler | Jul 28
Efforts are underway to save the green chile that's important to traditional New Mexican fare as labor shortages, a previous severe drought and competition from China, India and Mexico endanger its growth in the state.


Health/Fitness

Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report Says

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down.


Travel

Local Intel: African-American History and More in Harlem

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jul 28
Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods. It's also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more.


Nightlife

Melt :: July 25, 2015

Jul 29
One of the biggest weekends of the year deserves a great kick-off party; Melt was that and way more! Peter Napoli knows a thing or two about making a crowd of hot, sweaty, hunky guys dance non-stop...this time literally under the sun!