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Despite Battles, Kentucky's GOP Gov Looks on Track for Election Victory

Despite Battles, Kentucky's GOP Gov Looks on Track for Election Victory

NEWS | By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 20
Kentucky's lightning-rod governor also has run the risk of firing up Democratic voters heading into the November general election.

Paris: Yellow Vest Anger Mixes with Notre Dame Mourning

Paris: Yellow Vest Anger Mixes with Notre Dame Mourning

NEWS | By Angela Charlton | Apr 20
French yellow vest protesters set small fires as they marched through Paris on Saturday to drive home their latest message to the government: That rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve.

'La Llorona' Movie Promotion with Mexican Healers Draws Fire

'La Llorona' Movie Promotion with Mexican Healers Draws Fire

ENTERTAINMENT | By Russell Contreras | Apr 20
A promotion around the movie "The Curse of La Llorona" using traditional Mexican healers for "spiritual cleansings" before screenings of the horror film is drawing strong criticism from healers and scholars who say the stunts are offensive and demeaning.

Florida Man Charged with Threatening Congress Members over Phone

Florida Man Charged with Threatening Congress Members over Phone

NEWS | Apr 20
A Florida man unleashed threatening rants over the phone against three Democratic members of Congress, as he raged against gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims, authorities said.

Attackers Kill Doctor at Hospital in Congo's Ebola Epicenter

Attackers Kill Doctor at Hospital in Congo's Ebola Epicenter

NEWS | By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro and Cara Anna | Apr 20
Attackers stormed a hospital at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak and killed "a dear colleague," the head of the World Health Organization said Friday as he condemned the latest violence against health workers trying to contain the virus.

Prosecutor Won't Comment Until Review of Smollett Case Done

Prosecutor Won't Comment Until Review of Smollett Case Done

NEWS | Apr 20
The Cook County state's attorney says she won't comment further on the Jussie Smollett case in Chicago until a county inspector general finishes his review of prosecutors' decision to drop charges against the "Empire" actor.

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | By Amanda Seitz andBeatrice Dupuy | Apr 20
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

Charlize Theron Says She's Raising Her Child as a Girl

Charlize Theron Says She's Raising Her Child as a Girl

NEWS | Apr 19
Charlize Theron is revealing that she's raising her child Jackson, whom she adopted and introduced to the world as a boy, as a girl.

Mayor Pete Drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers, Talks Progress, Politics & Marriage

Mayor Pete Drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers, Talks Progress, Politics & Marriage

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 19
Openly gay 2020 Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg continued a busy week when he stopped by "Late Night with Seth Meyers."

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

Workplace Wellness Programs Barely Move the Needle, Study Finds

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Appleby | Apr 19
Workplace wellness programs have become an $8 billion industry in the U.S. But a study published Tuesday in JAMA found they don't cut costs for employers, reduce absenteeism or improve workers' health.


News

Worth the Risk? It's Not Easy to Put A Value on A Cathedral

Worth the Risk? It's Not Easy to Put A Value on A Cathedral

FINANCE | By Danica Kirka | Apr 19
Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, historians and artisans work to preserve the medieval landmark. But little of the money will come from insurance companies.


Entertainment

 Review :: Retablo

Review :: Retablo

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20
Few coming of age films offer the emotional range and stark choices this one does, and in the film's young star, Junior Bejar Rocaco, Alvaro Delgado Aparicio has just the sort of remarkable talent he needs to pull it off.


Business

More Yellow Vest Protests Despite Notre Dame Fire

More Yellow Vest Protests Despite Notre Dame Fire

FINANCE | By Samuel Petrequin | Apr 20
For many yellow vest protesters, the stinging sadness that came with the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral has quickly given way to boiling anger: They feel unheard by politicians and billionaires.


Technology

Arizona Lawmakers OK Ban on Cellphone Use While Driving

Arizona Lawmakers OK Ban on Cellphone Use While Driving

PERSONAL TECH | By Bob Christie | Apr 20
The small list of states that allow either texting while driving or hand-held cellphone use is shrinking after the Arizona House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a cellphone use ban and sent it to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey.


Cars

Sleek New SUVs Dominate Reveals at New York Auto Show

Sleek New SUVs Dominate Reveals at New York Auto Show

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 18
Auto shows may be waning in importance as companies find other ways to introduce new products, but the New York International Auto Show still has a healthy list of new vehicle debuts.


Style

Ralph Lauren Reveals Earth Polo, Made from Recycled Materials

Ralph Lauren Reveals Earth Polo, Made from Recycled Materials

FASHION | Apr 19
Polo Ralph Lauren is reimagining its iconic Polo shirt with Mother Nature in mind. Introducing The Earth Polo, crafted from thread derived entirely from recycled plastic bottles and dyed in an innovative process that uses zero water.


Health/Fitness

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

HEALTH | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 19
EDGE turned to our community of more than 200,000 Facebook followers and asked what artists and songs give you inspiration. The response was overwhelming! Here are some of your favorite picks.


Travel

Bringing the Border Closer to Home, One Immersion Trip at a Time

Bringing the Border Closer to Home, One Immersion Trip at a Time

Apr 19
Many if not most Americans have never crossed the U.S. border with Mexico by land or spent any time in that region. This unfamiliarity can make it easy for politicians to distort what's going on. Immersion travel is one solution.