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Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Struck, Appeal Awaits

Jul 24
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry

New Report: Gay Marriage Legalization Could Bring Over $180M to Texas

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
A new study revealed this week that if gay marriage was legalized in Texas, it would generate at minimum $14.8 million in sales tax revenue to state and local governments and as much as $181.6 million.

Rev. Charles Moore

Texas United Methodist Minister Burns Himself to Death to Protest Homophobia

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 15
A retired United Methodist minister from Texas burned himself to death last month to protest discrimination, sexism, racism and homophobia.

June 27, 2014. Actor Shia LaBeouf walks through the media after leaving Midtown Community Court following his arrest the previous day for yelling obscenities at the Broadway show "Cabaret."

Baldwin, LaBeouf Share a Role - Defendant

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 25
Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.

Gov. Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie to Campaign for Rauner in Chicago

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in Chicago to support Bruce Rauner's campaign for Illinois governor.

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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Talks Lady Gaga, New Album

MUSIC | By Michael Cook | Jul 25
Not many performers can be called a true icon; Dolly Parton is the exception to that rule. From movies to music to Dollywood, Parton has managed to stay relevant and adored throughout her career.

Interview with Chef Art Smith

CELEBRITIES | By Mike Halterman | Jul 25
Art Smith, executive chef to the stars, is a celebrity in his own right. He won't see it that way if you ask him; he'll be quick to tell you that he's just a normal guy from north Florida. His reputation precedes him, however.

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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.

New Report: Gay Marriage Legalization Could Bring Over $180M to Texas

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
A new study revealed this week that if gay marriage was legalized in Texas, it would generate at minimum $14.8 million in sales tax revenue to state and local governments and as mu…

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.

EDGE Goes Social

Lather Up: Choosing the Right Sunscreen for Your Age

GROOMING | 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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A home for sale in Alameda, Calif.

Average US 30-year Mortgage Rate at 4.13 Pct.

FINANCE | Jul 25
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged from last week.

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Detroit retiree William Davis protests near the federal courthouse in Detroit.

Bond Insurers Vow to Fight Detroit Financial Plan

RETIREMENT | Jul 24
Companies that insure Detroit's bonds are repeating their pledge to aggressively challenge the city's plan to get out of bankruptcy. Results released Monday night show city workers and retirees voted in favor of pension cuts.

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2014 Land Rover LR4

LR4 is Updated for Fuel Efficiency

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 23
Land Rover's capable and rugged LR4 mid-size sport utility vehicle is more fuel efficient for 2014 and has refreshed exterior front styling and new standard features such as rearview camera.

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Microsoft 4Q Earnings Hurt by Nokia Acquisition

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 23
Microsoft Corp. reported fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April, but the company said growth in Internet-based computing services to businesses boosted results.

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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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Young people are not using condoms as often, and not getting tested for HIV

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

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