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TikTok Fate in the Balance as Judge Weighs App Store Ban

TikTok Fate in the Balance as Judge Weighs App Store Ban

NEWS | By Anne D'Innocenzio and Matt O'Brien | Sep 27

Lawyers for TikTok pleaded with a U.S. federal judge on Sunday to delay the Trump Administration's ban of the popular video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of the day.

Nearly a Year After Sudden Exit, Shepard Smith Returns to TV

Nearly a Year After Sudden Exit, Shepard Smith Returns to TV

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Sep 27

Two weeks shy of a year after abruptly quitting Fox News Channel with a declaration that "truth will always matter," Shepard Smith returns to television this week at his unexpected new home.

Check Out These Queers on the Range

Check Out These Queers on the Range

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 27

Queer cowboys have been around as there has been the Old West. Here are some pics from today's out and proud queer cowboy culture.

Homespun BLM Products Include Cookie Kits, Garden Gnomes

Homespun BLM Products Include Cookie Kits, Garden Gnomes

NEWS | By Terry Tang | Sep 27

A few weeks after nationwide protests erupted over the police killing of George Floyd, Julie Muller looked for something positive she could contribute to the movement from her Houston home.

California Will House Transgender Inmates by Gender Identity

California Will House Transgender Inmates by Gender Identity

NEWS | By Adam Bean | Sep 27

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity — but only if the state does not have "management or security concerns."

Her Words: Amy Coney Barrett on Faith, Precedent, Abortion

Her Words: Amy Coney Barrett on Faith, Precedent, Abortion

NEWS | Sep 27

Some notable quotes from Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor and current judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Why Are Hispanic/Latino Men 4 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Men?

Why Are Hispanic/Latino Men 4 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Men?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Billy McEntee | Sep 27

Despite an overall decrease in HIV infection rates, the rates for Hispanic/Latino men who have sex with men are more than four times that of white males. EDGE finds out why.

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Remembering the Other Pandemic

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Remembering the Other Pandemic

NEWS | Sep 27

September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/Awareness Day, which focuses on the disproportionate impact of HIV on gay and bisexual men in the United States — and what we can do in response.

Watch: Trump Taps 'Eminently Qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

Watch: Trump Taps 'Eminently Qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 26

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.

Amy Coney Barrett, Likely High Court Pick, is Scalia's Heir

Amy Coney Barrett, Likely High Court Pick, is Scalia's Heir

NEWS | By Michael Tarm | Sep 26

Though Amy Coney Barrett is the expected replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as heir to another departed Supreme Court justice: conservative hero Antonin Scalia.

Entertainment

Watch: Did You Catch 'Drag Race' Stars Kameron Michaels & Vanjie Lock Lips on 'Vegas Revue'?

Watch: Did You Catch 'Drag Race' Stars Kameron Michaels & Vanjie Lock Lips on 'Vegas Revue'?

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26

After teasing fans earlier this month, the new "RuPaul's Drag Race" spinoff show "RuPaul's Drag Race: Las Vegas Review" finally aired the passionate kiss between stars Kameron Michaels and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo.

Business

Can Renting Your Own Private Theater Bring Audiences Back to the Movies?

Can Renting Your Own Private Theater Bring Audiences Back to the Movies?

BUSINESS | Sep 24

With the movie industry in the doldrums due to the pandemic, a Texas-based movie theater chain has come up with a novel idea to bring people back to the theaters.

Finance

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

FINANCE | By Julie Rovner | Sep 22

"He doesn't want to crush the virus. He wants to crush the Affordable Care Act," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of President Trump. Will his wish come true with a shift in the Supreme Court?

Cars

Edmunds: Why Electric Vehicle Ranges Vary from EPA Estimate

Edmunds: Why Electric Vehicle Ranges Vary from EPA Estimate

CARS | By Jonathan Elfalan of Edmunds | Sep 26

You've probably heard the phrase "your mileage may vary" with regard to how your fuel economy compares to the EPA estimate. Edmunds has found, however, that the variance can be even greater with an EV.

Style

From Quick Shortcuts to Slow Cookers, How We're Eating Now

From Quick Shortcuts to Slow Cookers, How We're Eating Now

STYLE | By Katie Workman | Sep 25

According to one expert, recipes from the 1960s and '70s like chicken Kiev, chicken a la king, cheese fondue and salmon patties have become more popular.

Health/Fitness

First Man Cured of HIV Infection Now has Terminal Cancer

First Man Cured of HIV Infection Now has Terminal Cancer

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 26

Timothy Ray Brown, the first person known to have been cured of HIV infection, says he is now terminally ill from a recurrence of the cancer that prompted his historic treatment 12 years ago.

Travel

Canceled Flights Strand 25 Easter Islanders for 6 Months

Canceled Flights Strand 25 Easter Islanders for 6 Months

TRAVEL | By Nick Perry, Eva Vergara | Sep 25

For people around the world, the coronavirus has caused distressing separations and delayed homecomings. But the situation for a group of 25 residents from remote Easter Island stands out.