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Ariana Grande Cancels World Tour Stops Through June 5

Ariana Grande Cancels World Tour Stops Through June 5

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | May 24
Ariana Grande canceled concerts in London and several other European cities and suspended her world tour to "further assess the situation and pay our proper respects" to victims of the bombing tragedy in Manchester, England.

NYC to Honor Late Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker on Flag Day

NYC to Honor Late Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker on Flag Day

NEWS | May 24
June 14 is Flag Day. And to commemorate it this year, NYC's LGBT Activist Community will march and rally in honor of Gilbert Baker, the world-renowned artist who created The Rainbow Flag.

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

A recent study investigated the relationship of pet exposure during pregnancy and infancy with the subsequent development of childhood allergies and asthma. The result is good news for pet lovers, especially of the furry variety!

Save Your Life: How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

Save Your Life: How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

People who start choking should be able to perform the Heimlich maneuver on THEMSELVES.

Drag Queen on Katy Perry's 'SNL' Performance: 'No Drama with Migos'

Drag Queen on Katy Perry's 'SNL' Performance: 'No Drama with Migos'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 24
A drag queen who appeared on Katy Perry's "SNL" gig said there was "no drama with Migos," after a report claimed the rap trio took issue with the queens.

Dumb-Ass Lists: EDGE's Top 10 Favorite Trumps Invade The Vatican Tweets

Dumb-Ass Lists: EDGE's Top 10 Favorite Trumps Invade The Vatican Tweets

NEWS | May 24
The last time a pope looked this unhappy, it was 1517, and Martin Luther had just started the Protestant Reformation.

2017 Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade :: May 21, 2017

2017 Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade :: May 21, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | May 24
Thousands came out to show their pride and to enjoy the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade.

Only in Florida: Woman Charges Undercover Cop $25, Order of McNuggets for Oral Sex

Only in Florida: Woman Charges Undercover Cop $25, Order of McNuggets for Oral Sex

NEWS | May 24
A Florida woman was nabbed for prostitution after confusing a Happy Meal with a happy ending.

Indonesian Province Sets Up Task Force Targeting Gays

Indonesian Province Sets Up Task Force Targeting Gays

NEWS | By Andi Marsel | May 24
Indonesian police in West Java said Wednesday they have set up a task force to investigate activities by gays in the country's most populous province.

With an Adorable Pic, Reddit User Proposes to BF on Splash Mountain

With an Adorable Pic, Reddit User Proposes to BF on Splash Mountain

NEWS | May 24
A man's proposal story to his boyfriend is going viral this week after posting a photo on Reddit.


Entertainment

 Review :: Mike Watt and The Meat Puppets
Chicago, IL

Review :: Mike Watt and The Meat Puppets

MUSIC | By Louise Adams | May 23
On May 19, Chicago's Lincoln Hall presented another welcome spritz in American ur-indie/post-punk: Mike Watt and the Meat Puppets.

 Review :: Inferno 3D

Review :: Inferno 3D

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | May 24
A noir that unfolds beneath the blazing hot sun of the Mojave Desert, director Roy Ward Baker's 1953 film has been hailed as among the best -- if not the best -- use of '50s-era 3D film techniques.


Business

Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

LEGAL | By Brian Melley | May 24
Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. When an opportunity arose to reduce his record to a misdemeanor under the voter-approved law that legalized recreational marijuana last year, he jumped at the chance.


Technology

Computer Beats Chinese Champion in Ancient Board Game of Go

Computer Beats Chinese Champion in Ancient Board Game of Go

PERSONAL TECH | May 24
A computer defeated China's top player of the ancient board game go on Tuesday, earning praise that it might have finally surpassed human abilities in one of the last games machines have yet to dominate.


Finance

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

HOME | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 24
What exactly is cohousing? It's a community-focused living arrangement, where residents share space, chores and fellowship. The idea started in Denmark in the 1960s and has spread across Europe and the U.S.


Cars

Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

AUTO NEWS | May 24
New York Times European economics correspondent Jack Ewing, who covered this entire story, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, "Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal."


Style

Watch: Chef David Boulud Explore Downtown NYC's Food Scene

Watch: Chef David Boulud Explore Downtown NYC's Food Scene

FOOD/DRINK | May 24
Daniel Boulud goes into the kitchen at CUT By Wolfgang Puck to speak with its chef, Raymond Weber. The second in the video series that enlists local chefs and food personalities to go behind-the-scenes on what's cooking Downtown.


Travel

Bird-Riding Loses Luster in South Africa's Ostrich Capital

Bird-Riding Loses Luster in South Africa's Ostrich Capital

By Christopher Torchia | May 24
Clambering onto an ostrich for a ride used to be popular among tourists in a South African town known as the "ostrich capital of the world." Not so much anymore.


Nightlife

2017 Philadelphia New Hope Pride Parade :: May 20, 2017

2017 Philadelphia New Hope Pride Parade :: May 20, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 23
The 14th Annual Pride Parade personified diversity by featuring colorful bands, floats, and specialty troupes, while bringing together organizations of service, politics, youth, schools and churches.