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June 24 is 44th Anniversary of Tragic UpStairs Lounge Massacre

June 24 is 44th Anniversary of Tragic UpStairs Lounge Massacre

NEWS | Jun 24
The tragic shooting at Orlando Pulse Nightclub brought our community together. But more than 40 years ago, another mass attack on our community didn't elicit nearly as much sympathy: the 1973 UpStairs Lounge arson attack that killed 32 people.

Teenage Boy from Mumbai Slum Dances Way to NY Ballet School

Teenage Boy from Mumbai Slum Dances Way to NY Ballet School

NEWS | By Manish Mehta | Jun 24
The son of a welder from this city's slums had a dream few Indians dared to dream - to dance with the New York City Ballet.

Melania Trump keeps DC entry low key; Barron draws interest

Melania Trump keeps DC entry low key; Barron draws interest

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Jun 24
Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly. Not that she hasn't been busy fulfilling her duties as first lady and first mom.

Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

NEWS | By Linda Wang | Jun 24
Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion.

Nonprofit Sells Pickles to Help Raise Money for ALS Research

Nonprofit Sells Pickles to Help Raise Money for ALS Research

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
A man with Lou Gehrig's disease is using his passion for making pickles to help fight for a cure.

Merkel Marks 70 Years of Marshall Plan Amid Concern at Trump

Merkel Marks 70 Years of Marshall Plan Amid Concern at Trump

ENTERTAINMENT | By Geir Moulson | Jun 24
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, remarking pointedly that the U.S. embrace of open markets in post-World War II Europe served America's own interests.

3 South-of-the-Border Spots to Celebrate Pride Anytime of Year

3 South-of-the-Border Spots to Celebrate Pride Anytime of Year

TRAVEL | Jun 24
EDGE has curated three LGBT-friendly destinations that are rolling out the rainbow carpet for guests and also making strides for inclusiveness in their business practices all year round.

Jordan to Cancel 'Marry The Victim' Clause Shielding Rapists

Jordan to Cancel 'Marry The Victim' Clause Shielding Rapists

NEWS | By Alice Su | Jun 24
A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor."

Toast to Pride: 'Love in a Mist' with NOLET'S Gin

Toast to Pride: 'Love in a Mist' with NOLET'S Gin

STYLE | Jun 24
Forget the beer and JELL-O shots, celebrate Pride with a classy craft cocktail, instead. NOLET'S gin is a fruit-forward, premium gin characterized by its rose, raspberry and peach botanicals.

Mueller And Comey not as Close as Trump and Others Suggest

Mueller And Comey not as Close as Trump and Others Suggest

NEWS | By Eric Tucker And Jake Pearson | Jun 24
President Donald Trump and his associates are trying to draw attention to the relationship between special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey. True or false?


News

Lawyers Seek to Free Inmate Featured in 'Making A Murderer'

Lawyers Seek to Free Inmate Featured in 'Making A Murderer'

CRIME | Jun 24
Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced.


Entertainment

Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month
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Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month

NATIONAL | Jun 19
Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) proudly takes the McCaw Hall stage for Bette, Babs &Beyoncé, belting out many of the songs made famous by this beloved trio of divas: Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, and Beyoncé Knowles.

For 'Okja,' Growing A GMO Pig from Page to Screen

For 'Okja,' Growing A GMO Pig from Page to Screen

MOVIES | Jun 24
The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon Ho's "Okja" is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, weigh six tons. It looks most like a hippo, but it has big floppy dog ears and moves a little like an elephant.


Business

Student Loan Servicer Fights Back as States Eye Protections

Student Loan Servicer Fights Back as States Eye Protections

FINANCE | By Marina Villeneuve | Jun 24
The nation's largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied against states' efforts to license student loan servicers in Maine and elsewhere this year as it seeks to become the nation's single servicer of student loans.


Technology

All That's Cool and Quirky at the Paris Air Show

All That's Cool and Quirky at the Paris Air Show

PERSONAL TECH | By John Leicester and Milos Krivokapic | Jun 24
There are flying cars and Concorde's would-be supersonic successor, a company offering to deliver cargo to the Moon - for a mere $1.2 million per kilogram - and the latest in funky futuristic aviation ideas, both big and small.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 22
Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. to China, where it already makes the Focus for Chinese buyers.


Health/Fitness

Female Legislators Rise Up Against Closed Door AHCA

Female Legislators Rise Up Against Closed Door AHCA

HEALTH | Jun 23
Prompted to anger by the closed-door negotiations of Republican men on the secretive Senate version American Health Care Act, female legislators are speaking out about the right to universal health care, and the need to protect women and girls.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 22
After the parade ended the parties at the clubs got started. Here are some fun photos from the Providence Eagle, The Dark Lady/Alley Cat, The Stable, EGO and Mirabar.