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US Panel Backs Boosters Only for Elderly and High-Risk

US Panel Backs Boosters Only for Elderly and High-Risk

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard | Sep 17
Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board.

Ex-House Speaker Settles Child Sexual Abuse Payments Suit

Ex-House Speaker Settles Child Sexual Abuse Payments Suit

NEWS | By Michael Tarm | Sep 17
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and a man who accused him of child sexual abuse reached a tentative out-of-court settlement Wednesday over Hastert's refusal to pay the man $1.8 million

2021 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 3 - Thrills & Spills

2021 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 3 - Thrills & Spills

ENTERTAINMENT | By C.J. Prince | Sep 17
EDGE contributor C.J. Prince checks out a few thrillers at the Toronto International Film Festival, including "Lakewood," starring Naomi Watts.

Sarah Paulson Says She 'Probably' Won't Return to 'American Horror Story'

Sarah Paulson Says She 'Probably' Won't Return to 'American Horror Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17
Is this the last time Sarah Paulson will star in "American Horror Story?"

'Still Dancing,' Rev. Steve Pieters Relives his Iconic Tammy Faye Interview

'Still Dancing,' Rev. Steve Pieters Relives his Iconic Tammy Faye Interview

NEWS | By Steve Duffy | Sep 17
When the filmmakers of "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" included an interview with Rev. Steve Pieters in the film, they never reached out to him, assuming he was dead. Instead, the long-time AIDS survivor reached out to them.

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 17
2020 was the deadliest year since the Human Rights Campaign began tracking murderous anti-trans violence in 2013, claiming 44 victims. 2021 is well on track to equal or surpass that grim total.

Gay Twitter's 52 Funniest Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's 52 Funniest Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 17
It's another round up of the funniest tweets from Gay Twitter. This week, people couldn't hold back tweeting about the VMAs, the Met Gala (especially Lee Pace), Nicki Minaj's vaccine drama, and more!

Don't Miss: Margaret Cho 'On the EDGE' 9/21

Don't Miss: Margaret Cho 'On the EDGE' 9/21

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17
Grammy- and Emmy-nominated Margaret Cho joins EDGE for an intimate and live conversation about her groundbreaking career and current projects, including a North American tour, Netflix series "Good on Paper," and forthcoming book.

EDGE's New Music Friday: Lil Nas X, Taylor Swift, Kehlani, The War on Drugs and More

EDGE's New Music Friday: Lil Nas X, Taylor Swift, Kehlani, The War on Drugs and More

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17
Welcome to EDGE's New Music Friday, our guide to the best singles and albums released every week! This week, Lil Nas X releases his debut album "Montero", Taylor Swift shares a new version of her hit song "Wildest Dreams", and more.

Watch: Trans Woman of Color D'isaya Monaee Smith Murdered in Illinois

Watch: Trans Woman of Color D'isaya Monaee Smith Murdered in Illinois

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 17
Violence has claimed another transgender woman's life, this time in Illinois, with the shooting death of D'isaya Monaee Smith. Her death marks the 36th known trans murder this year.


News

Same-Sex Couple Sues Aetna Over Fertility Treatment's 'LGBTQ+ Tax'

Same-Sex Couple Sues Aetna Over Fertility Treatment's 'LGBTQ+ Tax'

FAMILY | Sep 17
Aetna is being sued by a lesbian couple who allege discrimination because the company requires higher out-of-pocket expenditures before covering fertility treatment for non-heterosexuals.


Technology

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15
An Australian entomologist has given the name Opaluma rupaul to a newly discovered species of soldier fly, a metallic-looking, rainbow insect he says earned the name for "serving fierce looks."


Finance

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Sep 12
When the nonessentials threaten to put your finances in jeopardy, it's important to keep your financial goals on track. Here are five strategies to help you navigate impulse spending.


Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 11
With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric. The experts at Edmunds examin some of the most prevalent EV myths.


Style

Diner Leaves $10,000 Tip for Workers at Florida Restaurant

Diner Leaves $10,000 Tip for Workers at Florida Restaurant

FOOD/DRINK | Sep 17
A diner at a north Florida restaurant gathered the staff of 10 together to thank them for their hard work before leaving them a $10,000 tip to share.


Health/Fitness

White House Offers Nicki Minaj Call to Answer Vaccine Questions

White House Offers Nicki Minaj Call to Answer Vaccine Questions

CELEBRITIES | By Alexandra Jaffe | Sep 16
The White House offered to connect Nicki Minaj with one of the Biden administration's doctors to address her questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, after the Trinidadian-born rapper's erroneous tweet alleging the vaccine causes impotence went viral.


Travel

England's Simplified COVID-19 Travel Rules Bashed as Confusing

England's Simplified COVID-19 Travel Rules Bashed as Confusing

By Jill Lawless | Sep 17
The British government announced a major simplification of its rules for international travel on Friday, heeding complaints from travelers and businesses that its regulations aimed at staving off the spread of COVID-19 were cumbersome and ineffective.