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Male Cop Dresses as Amish Woman to Stop Flasher

Apr 18
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

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La. House Committee Advances Appeal on Gay Sex Ban

NATIONAL | Apr 11
A Louisiana House committee has narrowly agreed to advance a bill that would repeal an unconstitutional state law prohibiting intercourse between two people of the same sex.

A draft of the planned lawsuit attacks the marriage recognition ban on several fronts.

4 Gay Couples Challenge Louisiana Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Kevin McGill & Janet McConnaughey | Feb 12
Four gay married couples filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Louisiana Constitution’s prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.

"Most Wanted Men No. 2, John Victor G., 1964" a silkscreen depicting a mug shots of one of the NYPD’s 13 most-wanted criminals whose likeness was briefly mounted on a facade of the New York State Pavilion at the 1964 New York World’s Fair

Exhibit recreates Warhol’s 1964 World’s Fair mural

NATIONAL | By Ula Ilnytzky | Apr 19
Even for a 1964 New York World’s Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time.

In this March 3, 2012 file photo, director Bryan Singer arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of the play "8" in Los Angeles

Lawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts

NATIONAL | By Oskar Garcia | Apr 19
Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.

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Chita Rivera

Chita Rivera to Perform in New Orleans

MOVIES | By EDGE | Mar 18
Chita Rivera will be coming to New Orleans for one night only on April 19 for two rare performances at 6:30 and 8:30 P.M.

’Apples’ to ’Oranges’ :: Williams Short Story Inspires Play & Heads to the Big Easy

THEATRE | By Kay Bourne | Mar 18
An adaptation of a Tennessee Williams’ short story was so successful when it premiered at the Provincetown festival dedicated to the writer, it is heading to the playwright’s hometown for another production.

Kim Novak, left, and Matthew McConaughey speak during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. last month

Kim Novak speaks out against Oscar night ’bullies’

CELEBRITIES | By Lynn Elber | Apr 19
Kim Novak says that cruel jabs about how she looked during the Oscar ceremony amounted to bullying that left her crushed at first, but then determined to speak out in protest.

Justin Bieber

Deport Justin Bieber? White House Has No Comment

CELEBRITIES | By Josh Lederman | Apr 19
The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.

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Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.…

Bike Shares: Riding Through the World’s Greatest Cities

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 14
Not only is bike sharing good for the environment, it’s a great way for visitors to take in city sights. EDGE offers picks for the brightest cit…

Ned Rorem

Rorem has composed three symphonies and four piano concertos, 10 operas, a wide variety of choral works, ballet scores, music for the theater, and literally hundreds of songs. He is also the author of 16 books.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Mar 15
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston …

EDGE Goes Social

15 Eco-Friendly Products For Your Home, Inside and Out

HOME | By Mike Halterman | Apr 19
We should all do our part to help the environment. Perhaps you’ve wanted to, but you didn’t know where to start. That’s why we consulted the experts over at BuyGreen.com

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Medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital wait to receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea.

Ebola Virus in Africa Outbreak is a New Strain

LEGAL | By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 19
The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain - evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.

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Roofers installing a roof on a new construction home in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

US Home Building Up in March After Frigid Winter

REAL ESTATE | By Paul Wiseman | Apr 17
U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.

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2014 Audi RS 7

Audi’s RS 7 is Answer to Porsche, Mercedes

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Apr 18
The 2014 Audi RS 7 checks all the boxes and then some for wealthy car buyers who want a stylish, luxury sedan that looks like a coupe, delivers 500-plus turbocharged V-8 horsepower and comes with a high-brow German pedigree.

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California Delays Decision on Protecting Gray Wolf

SCIENCE | By Scott Smith | Apr 18
Advocates for the gray wolf in California will have to wait 90 days before learning if the animal will be listed as endangered, a state board decided Wednesday. Ranchers and state wildlife officials oppose granting the species legal protections.

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Club Skirts the Dinah

Lez in the Dez: Club Skirts the Dinah Brings 20,000 to Palm Springs

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 19
Club Skirts The Dinah marked its 24th year in Palm Springs and more than 20,000 lesbians came out to play, proving that gay men don’t have a lockdown on the high velocity party scene.

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Get tested and take a selfie in Hartford!

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 18
On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians’ Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective.

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