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GOP Restricts Convention Attendance Over Coronavirus fears

GOP Restricts Convention Attendance Over Coronavirus fears

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Jul 16
The Republican National Committee is sharply restricting attendance on three of the four nights of its convention in Jacksonville, Florida, next month, as it looks for ways to move forward with the event while coronavirus cases are spiking in the state.

'I'm Not Buying a F---ing Mask' Trump Supporter Dies of COVID-19

'I'm Not Buying a F---ing Mask' Trump Supporter Dies of COVID-19

NEWS | Jul 16
A supporter of President Donald Trump who posted on social media that the dangers of COVID-19 were "a lot of hype" died from complications of the virus.

Drag Queen Bingo: Everything You Need to Know

Drag Queen Bingo: Everything You Need to Know

BUSINESS | Jul 16
Bingo was once all the rage. Then it looked like it might vanish. But glamorous drag queens stepped in and revitalized the classic game.

Watch: Troye Sivan Shares Cinematic Music Vid for New Single 'Easy'

Watch: Troye Sivan Shares Cinematic Music Vid for New Single 'Easy'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 16
Out singer Troye Sivan is sharing the new music video for his recently released single "Easy."

Diversity of LGBTQ Characters in Film Declines, Study Finds

Diversity of LGBTQ Characters in Film Declines, Study Finds

NEWS | By Jake Coyle | Jul 16
For the third straight year, the racial diversity of LGBTQ characters in film has waned and transgender characters again went unseen.

Mary Trump Book Already Nearing 1 Million Sales

Mary Trump Book Already Nearing 1 Million Sales

NEWS | Jul 16
Mary L. Trump's scathing memoir about her uncle, President Donald Trump, is nearly a million seller on preorders alone.

'Golden Girls' House On the Market - for a Cool $3 Million

'Golden Girls' House On the Market - for a Cool $3 Million

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 16
The house used for exterior shots in the first season of "The Golden Girls" is on the market - but you'd have to be a true pal and confidant to snap it up, at a price of just under $3 million.

A Coronavirus Vaccine: Where Does It Stand?

A Coronavirus Vaccine: Where Does It Stand?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact | Jul 16
As of early July, roughly 160 vaccine projects were underway worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. But will any of them work?

Transmissions: We're Right Here

Transmissions: We're Right Here

NEWS | By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | Jul 16
Many years ago, when I was early in my own transition, I was listening to a drive-time talk show on KFI in Los Angeles. The topic at hand was a teacher who had just come out as a trans woman.

Watch: Controversial YouTuber Jake Paul Under Fire Again for Massive Calif. House Party

Watch: Controversial YouTuber Jake Paul Under Fire Again for Massive Calif. House Party

NEWS | Jul 16
YouTube star Jake Paul is no stranger to controversy and he's coming under fire once again. The latest drama comes after he hosted a huge house party at his California mansion on Sunday, ignoring renewed COVID-19 restrictions from the states.


Entertainment

Nightlife Flashback: July 2019

Nightlife Flashback: July 2019

CULTURE | Jul 16
Was it just a year ago? From London Pride to San Francisco street fairs and parties on Fire Island, EDGE looks back at nightlife in July 2019.


Business

AP Fact Check: Trump Wholly Distorts Biden on Immigration

AP Fact Check: Trump Wholly Distorts Biden on Immigration

LEGAL | By Will Weissert and Calvin Woodward | Jul 16
President Donald Trump is assailing Joe Biden for immigration proposals that Biden actually isn't proposing. Trump's account of Biden's statements is false in almost every detail.


Technology

Giant Hawaii Telescope Builders Say No Construction in 2020

Giant Hawaii Telescope Builders Say No Construction in 2020

SCIENCE | Jul 16
Scientists planning to build one of the world's largest telescopes on a Hawaii mountain said Wednesday construction won't begin until at least next year.


Finance

How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly

How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly

HEALTH | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Jul 10
A COVID-19 vaccine will have an actual price tag. And given the prevailing business-centric model of American drug pricing, it could well be budget breaking, perhaps making it unavailable to many.


Cars

Nissan Rolls Out New Electric Crossover, Aims to Boost Image

Nissan Rolls Out New Electric Crossover, Aims to Boost Image

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 15
Nissan unveiled an electric crossover vehicle Wednesday, the Japanese automaker's first major all-new model since getting embroiled in the scandal surrounding its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.


Style

Dolce&Gabbana Preserve the Live Fashion Show During Pandemic

Dolce&Gabbana Preserve the Live Fashion Show During Pandemic

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Jul 16
An operatic pop trio belted out song from the center of a medical university plaza Wednesday while Dolce&Gabbana's showed its latest men's collection in tones of summer blues and geometric prints.


Health/Fitness

Oklahoma's Governor Says He has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Oklahoma's Governor Says He has Tested Positive for COVID-19

NATIONAL | By Sean Murphy | Jul 15
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday that he's the first governor in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus and that he is isolating at home.


Travel

Tourists Face Restrictions Amid Fear of New Virus Spikes

Tourists Face Restrictions Amid Fear of New Virus Spikes

By Aritz Parra, Mike Corder, Elaine Kurtenbach | Jul 16
"Let's not forget that the coronavirus was and continues to be a cold, cruel and wrecking executioner," Hernando Calleja said at a solemn ceremony commemorating COVID-19 victims at Madrid's Royal Palace.