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Arlington County Set to Outline Expanded Trans Students' Rights

Arlington County Set to Outline Expanded Trans Students' Rights

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jun 25
Arlington County has indicated it will set out more concrete rules surrounding the rights and protections of students based on gender identity.

Kansas to Allow Trans Residents to Change Birth Certificates

Kansas to Allow Trans Residents to Change Birth Certificates

NEWS | By John Hanna | Jun 25
Kansas will allow transgender people to change their birth certificates so the documents reflect their gender identities under a legal settlement that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's young administration and LGBTQ-rights advocates announced Monday.

West Virginia GOP Chairwoman Endorses Anti-LGBTQ Op-ed

West Virginia GOP Chairwoman Endorses Anti-LGBTQ Op-ed

NEWS | Jun 25
The leader of West Virginia's Republican party applauded a state senator's call for intolerance against members of the LGBTQ community.

Police Release More than 1,000 Files from Smollett Probe

Police Release More than 1,000 Files from Smollett Probe

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Sophia Tareen | Jun 25
Chicago police released more than 1,000 files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim he was attacked by two men, including video footage that for the first time shows the actor with a thin, white rope wrapped around his neck.

Special Prosecutor Requested in South Bend Police Shooting

Special Prosecutor Requested in South Bend Police Shooting

NEWS | Jun 25
A special prosecutor was requested to investigate the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in a case that has inflamed tensions and roiled the Democratic presidential campaign of Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Tributes to Michael Jackson Flow on 10th Death Anniversary

Tributes to Michael Jackson Flow on 10th Death Anniversary

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Jun 25
Michael Jackson's estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans make final preparations for gatherings to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop's death.

Trump: Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault Not His Type

Trump: Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault Not His Type

NEWS | Jun 25
President Donald Trump said Monday that a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his "type."

Lithgow, Bening and More Stars Perform Mueller Report

Lithgow, Bening and More Stars Perform Mueller Report

NEWS | By Katie Campione | Jun 25
John Lithgow joined the growing list of actors who have taken on the role of President Donald Trump, portraying the world leader in a live reading of former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Trump's 2016 campaign.

AP-NORC Poll: Democrats Most Excited By Experience in Office

AP-NORC Poll: Democrats Most Excited By Experience in Office

NEWS | By Nicholas Riccardi and Hannah Fingerhut | Jun 25
The large Democratic presidential field is diverse, but a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs finds Democrats give a collective shrug to gender, race and age as factors they're considering when supporting a candidate.

Celebrating 'STONEWALL @ 50': Curators Discuss Philly Exhibit

Celebrating 'STONEWALL @ 50': Curators Discuss Philly Exhibit

NEWS | By Lewis Whittington | Jun 24
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, Drexel University presents an exhibit of 60 Philadelphia-based LGBTQ artists in celebration of the event. EDGE spoke to curators Janus Ourma & David Acosta about the event.


News

Republicans Criticize Montana Governor for Flying Pride Flag

Republicans Criticize Montana Governor for Flying Pride Flag

POLITICS | Jun 24
Montana's House speaker and other Republican lawmakers are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend.


Business

Boris Johnson Again Dodges Questions over Police Visit

Boris Johnson Again Dodges Questions over Police Visit

LEGAL | Jun 25
U.K. Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has again refused to address questions on his private life amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend that prompted a police visit.


Finance

Car Payment Trouble? How to Turn It Around

Car Payment Trouble? How to Turn It Around

AUTO NEWS | By Sean Pyles | Jun 21
Your monthly car payment is not only a ticket to freedom, letting you enjoy summer road trips, but also a lifeline that gets the kids to school and you to work. But if it consumes too much of your budget, that ticket can lead to financial trouble.


Cars

Daimler Issues Profit Warning over Diesel Issues

Daimler Issues Profit Warning over Diesel Issues

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Jun 24
Automaker Daimler said Sunday that profits for the second quarter will be hit by troubles with diesel vehicles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and downgraded its earnings forecast for the full year.


Style

Keep Your Canine Out of Your Cannabis

Keep Your Canine Out of Your Cannabis

HOME | By Laura Klivans, KQED | Jun 24
As weed has become easier for people to get, it has also become a hazard for dogs.


Health/Fitness

Surgeons' Opioid-Prescribing Habits Are Hard To Kick

Surgeons' Opioid-Prescribing Habits Are Hard To Kick

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby, Elizabeth Lucas | Jun 24
As opioid addiction and deadly overdoses escalated into an epidemic across the U.S., thousands of surgeons continued to hand out far more pills than needed for postoperative pain relief.


Travel

Abandoned Tents, Human Waste Piling Up on Mount Everest

Abandoned Tents, Human Waste Piling Up on Mount Everest

CORPORATE | By Binaj Gurubacharya | Jun 24
The record number of climbers crowding the world's highest mountain this season has left a government cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water.


Nightlife

Chicago PrideFest  :: June 22-23, 2019

Chicago PrideFest :: June 22-23, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 24
PrideFest took over Boystown in Chicago for two days on June 22nd and 23rd, leading up to the Pride parade the following weekend. Vendor booths, live music and unpredictable weather were all part of the rainbow of fun.