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Review: 'In The Heights' is Rousing, Pulse-Pounding and Hypnotic

Review: 'In The Heights' is Rousing, Pulse-Pounding and Hypnotic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jul 30

"In the Heights" is a rousing, pulse-pounding and hypnotic screen adaptation, magnificently directed by Jon M. Chu, who pays homage to a slew of movie musicals and reinvents what the genre can do.

Out 'Million Dollar Listing's' Tyler Whitman Talks Sobriety. Drinking Was His 'Dirty Little Secret'

Out 'Million Dollar Listing's' Tyler Whitman Talks Sobriety. Drinking Was His 'Dirty Little Secret'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 30

Out TV personality Tyler Whitman (from "Million Dollar Listing New York") opened up about his sobriety, which he achieved during the pandemic.

Watch: Mrs. Kasha Davis on Living Sober and the Power of Drag

Watch: Mrs. Kasha Davis on Living Sober and the Power of Drag

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 30

Self-proclaimed workhorse queen Mrs. Kasha Davis joined EDGE and groundbreaking addiction treatment center Recovery Unplugged for an intimate conversation about her sobriety and how drag has empowered her journey.

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Liz Szabo | Jul 30

Delta has kept some of the most successful mutations found in earlier variants, but also contains new genetic changes that enable it to spread twice as fast.

Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Student Policies Dismissed

Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Student Policies Dismissed

NEWS | Jul 30

A Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by faith-based conservative groups challenging guidelines on the treatment of transgender students in public schools, ruling that the group lacked standing.

'OK to Not Be OK': Mental Health Takes Top Role at Olympics

'OK to Not Be OK': Mental Health Takes Top Role at Olympics

NEWS | By Jenna Fryer | Jul 30

Simone Biles joins some other high-profile athletes in the Olympic space — overwhelmingly females — who have been talking openly about a topic that had been taboo in sports for seemingly forever.

Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko Brings a Mystery Man Into His Life

Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko Brings a Mystery Man Into His Life

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 30

They married a sex doll, but could Kazakhstan bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko be moving on to a human partner?

Take a Peek at Lady Gaga & Adam Driver in 'House of Gucci' Trailer

Take a Peek at Lady Gaga & Adam Driver in 'House of Gucci' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 29

The trailer for "House of Gucci, "which doesn't hit theaters until November 24," hit the internet yesterday. And already its two leads are getting rave reviews.

Adam Driver Morphs Into a Centaur in Thirst-Trapping Burberry Ad

Adam Driver Morphs Into a Centaur in Thirst-Trapping Burberry Ad

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 29

In a leaked Burberry ad, Adam Driver appears to morph into a centaur, but not before showing off his ripped body.

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

Watch: Peter Tatchell Recalls 50+ Years of LGBTQ Activism

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 29

Called "the most hated man in Britain," Peter Tatchell has stood up to everyone from Margaret Thatcher and the Catholic church to Russia's oppressive government. Tatchelll recalls the drive for activism in light of a new documentary about his life.

News

As Biden's Infrastructure Plan Advances, Can GOP Get to Yes?

As Biden's Infrastructure Plan Advances, Can GOP Get to Yes?

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Jul 30

For President Joe Biden and the senators laboring over a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package, there's just one question left: Can enough Republicans get to yes?

Business

German Federal Court Sides with Lindt in Gold Bunny Battle

German Federal Court Sides with Lindt in Gold Bunny Battle

BUSINESS | Jul 30

A German federal court ruled Thursday that the golden shade of the foil wrap on Lindt & Spruengli's Gold Bunny, a popular chocolate Easter bunny, enjoys protected status.

Technology

Russia Fines Google for Violating Data Storage Law

Russia Fines Google for Violating Data Storage Law

TECHNOLOGY | By Daria Litvinova | Jul 30

A Moscow court ordered Google to pay a fine for refusing to store the personal data of Russian users on servers in Russia — part of a longstanding government effort to clamp down on online activity.

Finance

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

FINANCE | By Ben O'Shea, Nerdwallet | Jul 29

If you're the parent of a young adult, you may be asked to co-sign for a car loan or an apartment lease. Before you agree, know what's at stake.

Cars

Climate Bid Faces Tricky Path over Money for Electric Cars

Climate Bid Faces Tricky Path over Money for Electric Cars

CARS | By Hope Yen | Jul 30

The back-and-forth in a closely divided Congress over EV funding reflects a tricky balance for the auto industry and the Biden administration.

Style

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

STYLE | By Ryan Leeds | Jul 29

The the Roarin' 20s have begun! New York City's queer hub — Hell's Kitchen — bursts back to life with a slate of new LGBTQ bar openings that promises to revitalize the neighborhood for locals and tourists alike.

Health/Fitness

Japan to Widen Virus Emergency after Record Spike Amid Games

Japan to Widen Virus Emergency after Record Spike Amid Games

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mari Yamaguchi | Jul 30

Japan is set to expand the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo to neighboring areas and the western city of Osaka on Friday in the wake of a record-breaking surge in infections while the capital hosts the Olympics.