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Biden Seeks Unity as Trump Stokes Fading Embers of Campaign

Biden Seeks Unity as Trump Stokes Fading Embers of Campaign

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Jill Colvin | Nov 27
On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions,

Trump Says He'll Leave if Electoral College Seats Biden

Trump Says He'll Leave if Electoral College Seats Biden

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Nov 27
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden's victory — even as he insisted such a decision would be a "mistake".

Steve Grand Tweets Globe Emojis when Questioned on His Authenticity

Steve Grand Tweets Globe Emojis when Questioned on His Authenticity

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26
When questioned on his authenticity, Steve Grand tweeted globe emojis.

Watch: 11 Hot Men 'Bare' All in New Doc

Watch: 11 Hot Men 'Bare' All in New Doc

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26
One movie you may not want to see slip under the radar is "BARE," Aleksandr M. Vinogradov's documentary that follows a well-known Belgian choreographer Thierry Smits through a process of creating his piece "Anima Ardens" with 11 naked men.

Live Concert Version of Broadway Hit 'Jagged Little Pill' Streaming in December

Live Concert Version of Broadway Hit 'Jagged Little Pill' Streaming in December

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26
The Broadway production of "Jagged Little Pill" may be dark, but the cast reunites for a special live concert version of the musical — the most nominated show of any show running for this year's Tony Awards — on December 13.

Out Country Singer Steve Grand Promotes Underwear Brand with Thirst Traps

Out Country Singer Steve Grand Promotes Underwear Brand with Thirst Traps

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26
The pandemic may be keeping out country singer Steve Grand from performing, but it is giving him the opportunity to explore one of his passions — men's underwear.

'Our Friendship, and her Legacy' — Robyn Crawford Stands Up for Whitney Houston

'Our Friendship, and her Legacy' — Robyn Crawford Stands Up for Whitney Houston

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Nov 26
Late last year Robyn Crawford opened up about her relationship with the late Whitney Houston with her memoir "A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston." EDGE spoke to Crawford about her complicated relationship with the late superstar.

Watch: British Soccer Player Banned for Grabbing Opposing Player's Crotch

Watch: British Soccer Player Banned for Grabbing Opposing Player's Crotch

NEWS | Nov 26
A British soccer player was banned from playing the sport after being seen grabbing an opponent player's crotch.

Empty Seats, Delivered Feasts as Virus Changes Thanksgiving

Empty Seats, Delivered Feasts as Virus Changes Thanksgiving

NEWS | By Regina Garcia Cano, Matt Sedensky and Heather Hollingsworth | Nov 26
Americans are marking the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday amid an unrelenting pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than a quarter of a million people in the United States.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Takes Flight in Virus Times

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Takes Flight in Virus Times

NEWS | Nov 26
The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions meant it was without the throngs of people usually scrambling for a view.


News

Biden Seeks Unity as Trump Stokes Fading Embers of Campaign

Biden Seeks Unity as Trump Stokes Fading Embers of Campaign

NATIONAL | By Alexandra Jaffe and Jill Colvin | Nov 26
On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions.


Business

Starbucks Barista Claims Firing for Refusing to Wear Pride Shirt

Starbucks Barista Claims Firing for Refusing to Wear Pride Shirt

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 25
A former Starbucks barista in New Jersey is suing the corporation because, she alleges, she was fired for refusing to wear a "PRIDE" T-shirt.


Technology

AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Kirka | Nov 26
AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Wednesday acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about preliminary results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine.


Finance

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

NATIONAL | By John Schmidt | Nov 25
More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.


Cars

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

NATIONAL | Nov 26
California can't enforce a ban vanity license plates it considers "offensive to good taste and decency" because that violates freedom of speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.


Style

The Gift of Wellness: 9 Feel-Good Gifts of the Season

The Gift of Wellness: 9 Feel-Good Gifts of the Season

NATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 26
EDGE canvassed various industries to curate our favorite picks of the season. Some are splurge-worthy; others are affordable giveaways that won't break the bank. Above all, conscious giving remains one of the most prominent themes of 2020.


Health/Fitness

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

HEALTH | Nov 26
Diagnosed with stage-four cancer, one patient is pouring energy into a new effort to help dying patients gain legal access to psilocybin — the mind-altering compound found in so-called magic mushrooms — to ease their psychic pain.


Travel

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

By John Marshall | Nov 25
The small town has made people feel safer than in big, crowded cities. Outdoor activities are Aspen's calling card, and the mountains were a perfect place to escape the doldrums of months-long lockdowns.


Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

CULTURE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24
One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?