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The Smiles For Everyone Foundation Announces New Implant Program

The Smiles For Everyone Foundation Announces New Implant Program

The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is launching a new program called Implanting Inspiration which will provide free dental implants for low income, underinsured individuals across the nation.

Mormon Leader Reaffirms Church's Opposition to Gay Marriage

Mormon Leader Reaffirms Church's Opposition to Gay Marriage

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Sep 18
The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed the religion's opposition to gay marriage, while explaining that leaders lifted a short-lived ban on baptisms for children of gay parents because they felt the "heartache" it caused.

Nepal's Sexual Minorities Say Progress in Rights has Stalled

Nepal's Sexual Minorities Say Progress in Rights has Stalled

NEWS | By Binaj Gurubacharya | Sep 18
Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on sexual orientation. Even citizenship certificates and passports now allow a "non-male, non-female" ca

Buttigieg Unveils Disaster Relief Plan in Hurricane-Hit City

Buttigieg Unveils Disaster Relief Plan in Hurricane-Hit City

NEWS | By Meg Kinnard | Sep 18
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visited a South Carolina city ravaged by hurricanes twice in three years and pledged to improve the government response to disasters.

Comedian Baron Cohen Asks Judge to Dismiss Roy Moore Lawsuit

Comedian Baron Cohen Asks Judge to Dismiss Roy Moore Lawsuit

NEWS | Sep 18
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen asked a federal judge to dismiss Roy Moore's defamation lawsuit over a television segment that lampooned Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations.

Producer: 'The Rookie' Co-Star's Misconduct Claims Unfounded

Producer: 'The Rookie' Co-Star's Misconduct Claims Unfounded

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Sep 18
Actress Afton Williamson's claims of misconduct against her on the set of "The Rookie" weren't substantiated by an independent investigator, according to the ABC drama series' producer.

Trump Says He Will Do 'Something' About Homelessness

Trump Says He Will Do 'Something' About Homelessness

NEWS | By Stefanie Dazio | Sep 18
President Donald Trump began a California visit on Tuesday, saying he will do "something" about homelessness but offering no specifics beyond the mention of creating a task force.

Trump Outpaces Obama, Bush in Naming Ex-Lobbyists to Cabinet

Trump Outpaces Obama, Bush in Naming Ex-Lobbyists to Cabinet

NEWS | By Richard Lardner | Sep 18
In less than three years, Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to the industries they're regulating.

A Newly Designed Vaccine May Help Stamp Out Remaining Polio Cases Worldwide

A Newly Designed Vaccine May Help Stamp Out Remaining Polio Cases Worldwide

A new vaccine deliberately constructed to prevent the poliovirus from regaining virulence may be the answer.

MTV Documentary Films Acquires 'Gay Chorus Deep South;' Plans Theatrical Release

MTV Documentary Films Acquires 'Gay Chorus Deep South;' Plans Theatrical Release

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Sep 17
"Gay Chorus Deep South," a 2019 documentary about a men's choir touring the American Deep South, has been bought by MTV Documentary Films. The studio, run by former HBO exec Sheila Nevins, hopes to organize a theatrical release.


News

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for 'Overcomers' of Homosexuality

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for 'Overcomers' of Homosexuality

PRIDE | By Sam Cronin | Sep 17
Two Pulse nightclub shooting survivors organized a march last Saturday to connect so-called "overcomers" of homosexuality. This takes place shortly after a petition has gained thousands of signatures to ban conversion therapy.


Business

Biden's Abortion Shift Tests the Politics of His Faith

Biden's Abortion Shift Tests the Politics of His Faith

LEGAL | By Elana Schor | Sep 18
It was one of the first stress tests of Joe Biden's presidential campaign: A sudden reversal of his decades-long support for restricting federal funding of abortions.


Technology

Why Carbon Dioxide Has Such Outsized Influence on Earth's Climate

Why Carbon Dioxide Has Such Outsized Influence on Earth's Climate

SCIENCE | By EDGE | Sep 17
The key to carbon dioxide's strong influence on climate is its ability to absorb heat emitted from our planet's surface, keeping it from escaping out to space.


Cars

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

AUTO NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | Sep 17
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.


Style

Burberry, Christopher Kane Show New Collections in London

Burberry, Christopher Kane Show New Collections in London

FASHION | By Gregory Katz | Sep 18
There were glittery runway shows Monday as London Fashion Week showcased some of its top stars including Burberry and Christopher Kane.


Health/Fitness

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

HEALTH | By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 17
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.


Nightlife

 Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

MUSIC | By Sam Cronin | Sep 16
The House of Blues may seem like too small a venue to have a wall of death to open up, but when the crowd respects a band as much as Wednesday's crowd did Babymetal, anything is possible. Read our EDGE review of the show, accompanied by Avatar, here.