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The Summer of Our Discontent? :: Talking 'Richard III' with Faran Tahir
Providence, RI

The Summer of Our Discontent? :: Talking 'Richard III' with Faran Tahir

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 13
EDGE chats with Faran Tahir, who returns to Boston to star in "Richard III." Tahir talks about the role, the state of the world then and now, and his too-brief sojourn into a visionary future.

France Wins 2nd World Cup Title, Beats Croatia 4-2

France Wins 2nd World Cup Title, Beats Croatia 4-2

NEWS | By Graham Dunbar | Jul 15
Sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are.

No Doubt: Djokovic Wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 Years

No Doubt: Djokovic Wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 Years

NEWS | By Howard Fendrich | Jul 15
Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too.

'Hotel Transylvania 3' Tops Charts, 'Skyscraper' Stumbles

'Hotel Transylvania 3' Tops Charts, 'Skyscraper' Stumbles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 15
"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.

Trump Sets Expectations Low for Helsinki Summit with Putin

Trump Sets Expectations Low for Helsinki Summit with Putin

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Jul 15
President Donald Trump says "nothing bad ... maybe some good" will come out of Monday's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Bill Seeks to End Use of So-Called 'Gay Panic' Defense

Bill Seeks to End Use of So-Called 'Gay Panic' Defense

NEWS | Jul 15
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy are pushing a bill that would end the use of so-called "gay panic" and "trans panic" defenses in federal court.

Trump's Remarks About Changing European Culture Draw Ire

Trump's Remarks About Changing European Culture Draw Ire

NEWS | By Jesse J. Holland and Russell Contreras | Jul 15
President Donald Trump's lament this week that immigration is "changing the culture" of Europe echoed rising anti-immigrant feelings on both sides of the Atlantic.

On Deck: Kate Upton, Justin Verlander Expecting Baby

On Deck: Kate Upton, Justin Verlander Expecting Baby

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 15
Supermodel Kate Upton and Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander are expecting their first child.

Trump Tweets, Hits Links Before High-Stakes Putin Meeting

Trump Tweets, Hits Links Before High-Stakes Putin Meeting

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Renata Brito | Jul 14
Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Putin, President Trump played golf and tweeted from one of his namesake resorts, blaming his predecessor for Russian election meddling and lashing out at the free press from foreign soil.

US Official: Russia Using Social Media to Divide Americans

US Official: Russia Using Social Media to Divide Americans

NEWS | By Geoff Mulvihill | Jul 14
The U.S. homeland security secretary said on Saturday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year's midterm elections with the same "scale or scope" it targeted the 2016 presidential election.

Despite Detente, Sanctions on North Korea Fan TB Epidemic

Despite Detente, Sanctions on North Korea Fan TB Epidemic

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Eric Talmadge | Jul 14
Tuberculosis is North Korea's biggest public health problem. With this American-made machine, his lab would be able to complete a TB test in just two hours, instead of two months.


News

Nancy Sinatra Sr., First Wife of Frank Sinatra, Dies at 101

Nancy Sinatra Sr., First Wife of Frank Sinatra, Dies at 101

CELEBRITIES | By John Rogers | Jul 14
Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101.


Entertainment

 Review :: Disney's Aladdin
Providence, RI

Review :: Disney's Aladdin

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 12
Broadway in Boston brings the smash musical "Aladdin" to the Boston Opera House through August 5. It's a sizzling spectacle that will thrill everyone - even diehard fans of the original animated film.

Yvette Nicole Brown is Interim Guest Host of 'Walking Dead'

Yvette Nicole Brown is Interim Guest Host of 'Walking Dead'

TELEVISION | Jul 14
Yvette Nicole Brown is filling in for Chris Hardwick as host of "The Walking Dead" and "Talking Dead" while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick.


Business

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now A Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now A Billion-Dollar Industry

LEGAL | By Martha Mendoza and Larry Fenn | Jul 15
Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually - a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.


Technology

Ancient 'Iceman' Shows Signs of A Well-Balanced Last Meal

Ancient 'Iceman' Shows Signs of A Well-Balanced Last Meal

SCIENCE | By Emiliano Rodriguez Mega | Jul 15
Talk about a paleo diet. Scientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps.


Finance

6 Reasons Good Drivers are Switching to Root

6 Reasons Good Drivers are Switching to Root

NATIONAL | Jul 6
From huge discounts for good driving to a genius app from which you can directly file claims, Root is reinventing how we choose and use car insurance.


Cars

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

Nissan Recalls About 105K Cars to Replace Takata Air Bags

AUTO NEWS | Jul 13
Nissan is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers.


Nightlife

Fire Island Invasion :: July 4, 2018

Fire Island Invasion :: July 4, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 7
July 4th on Fire Island is celebrated annually with a drag queen invasion from Cherry Grove into the Pines after a drag queen was denied entry to a Fire Island Pines restaurant in 1976.