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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, 2020

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.

Holiday Trends to Watch: Adult Play-Doh; Stores that Ship

Holiday Trends to Watch: Adult Play-Doh; Stores that Ship

NATIONAL | By Joseph Pisani and Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 26, 2020

The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other.

Justice Department Appeals, Seeking to Replace Trump in Suit

Justice Department Appeals, Seeking to Replace Trump in Suit

NATIONAL | By Larry Neumeister | Nov 26, 2020

The Justice Department is appealing a judge's refusal to let the United States replace President Donald Trump as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit brought by a woman who says he raped her in the 1990s.

Zoomed on the Toilet — Anti-LGBTQ NJ School Board Member Resigns after Embarrassing Incident

Zoomed on the Toilet — Anti-LGBTQ NJ School Board Member Resigns after Embarrassing Incident

NATIONAL | Nov 26, 2020

A member of a NJ school board resigned on Tuesday after mistakenly zooming her toilet visit during a meeting. Last year she made headlines due to her anti-LGBTQ views on education.

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

NATIONAL | Nov 26, 2020

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.

High Court Blocks NY Coronavirus Limits on Houses of Worship

High Court Blocks NY Coronavirus Limits on Houses of Worship

NATIONAL | By Jessica Gresko | Nov 26, 2020

As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide the Supreme Court late Wednesday barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus.

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 26, 2020

A moving letter from a young boy named Will asked Santa if God still loves him even though he's gay. The letter is pulling heartstrings all across the internet.

Move Over St. Paul: Napoli Stadium to be Named for Maradona

Move Over St. Paul: Napoli Stadium to be Named for Maradona

SPORTS | By Andrew Dampf | Nov 26, 2020

The mayor of Naples started a formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona on Thursday.The move comes with the city in mourning for the soccer great, who died Wednesday of a heart attack at age 60.

They're Baaack: Trump and Allies Still Refuse Election Loss

They're Baaack: Trump and Allies Still Refuse Election Loss

POLITICS | By Colleen Long, Alanna Durkin Richer and Zeke Miller | Nov 26, 2020

Trump's baseless claims have a way of coming back. And back. And back.

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, 2020

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.

Germany to Compensate Gay Servicepeople for Discrimination

Germany to Compensate Gay Servicepeople for Discrimination

INTERNATIONAL | By Geir Moulson | Nov 26, 2020

Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved legislation that would provide compensation to gay servicepeople who experienced discrimination in the military before a change of policy 20 years ago.

AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

AstraZeneca Manufacturing Error Clouds Vaccine Study Results

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Kirka | Nov 26, 2020

AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Wednesday acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about preliminary results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine.

Argentine Soccer Great Diego Maradona Dies at 60

Argentine Soccer Great Diego Maradona Dies at 60

SPORTS | By Debora Rey | Nov 26, 2020

Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the "Hand of God" goal in 1986 and led his country to that year's World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died.

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

NATIONAL | By Lisa Marie Pane and Sophia Tulp | Nov 26, 2020

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire.

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, 2020

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.

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

NATIONAL | By John Schmidt | Nov 25, 2020

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.

Hungary's Constitutional Court to Review Transgender Law

Hungary's Constitutional Court to Review Transgender Law

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 25, 2020

A Hungarian court has requested constitutional review of a law disallowing transgender individuals from changing their names and genders in official documents, a potential blow to a wave of recent legislation restricting the rights of LGBTQ Hungarians.

Washington Mother Beats, Robs Son's Grindr Date; Son Joins In

Washington Mother Beats, Robs Son's Grindr Date; Son Joins In

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 25, 2020

A woman in Washington State is accused of assaulting and robbing a man her son met on Grindr. The woman's son and another man also reportedly joined in on the beating.

Police Shut Down COVID-Unsafe Sex Club Party in NYC

Police Shut Down COVID-Unsafe Sex Club Party in NYC

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 25, 2020

Police shut down a sex party with 80 attendees at a New York swingers club - because the event broke COVID-19 policies implemented by the city.

Germany to Compensate Gay Servicepeople for Discrimination

Germany to Compensate Gay Servicepeople for Discrimination

INTERNATIONAL | By Geir Moulson | Nov 25, 2020

Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved legislation that would provide compensation to gay servicepeople who experienced discrimination in the military before a change of policy 20 years ago.

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