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England to Enter New Lockdown as UK Virus Cases Pass Million

England to Enter New Lockdown as UK Virus Cases Pass Million

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Oct 31

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a new month-long lockdown for England after being warned that without tough action a resurgent coronavirus outbreak will overwhelm hospitals in weeks.

Sean Connery, a Lion of Cinema Whose Roar Went Beyond Bond

Sean Connery, a Lion of Cinema Whose Roar Went Beyond Bond

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Oct 31

It might be enough simply to say: The king is dead.

Lil Nas X Dresses as Nicki Minaj for Halloween

Lil Nas X Dresses as Nicki Minaj for Halloween

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 31

Out rapper Lil Nas X dressed as his idol Nicki Minaj for Halloween and shared the fabulous pics on social media Saturday.

Actor Sean Connery, the 'Original' James Bond, Dies at 90

Actor Sean Connery, the 'Original' James Bond, Dies at 90

NEWS | Oct 31

Scottish actor Sean Connery, the first actor to play James Bond on film and for many fans the best, has died. He was 90.

Gay and Catholic: A Reconciliation of Faith and Self-Identity

Gay and Catholic: A Reconciliation of Faith and Self-Identity

NEWS | Oct 31

Author Benjamin James Brenkert shares his experience with the Catholic church and the Jesuit priests who challenged his sense of honesty and integrity.

Huge Crowd Joins LGBTQ March in Taiwan, Where COVID is at Bay

Huge Crowd Joins LGBTQ March in Taiwan, Where COVID is at Bay

NEWS | Oct 31

A huge and festive crowd marched in Taiwan's capital on Saturday in an annual LGBTQ Pride event.

'Borat' Star Gives Church $100K After Member Appears in Film

'Borat' Star Gives Church $100K After Member Appears in Film

NEWS | Oct 31

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen, who stars in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," donated $100,000 to the church of a woman who believed she was taking part in a documentary but instead was being featured in the mockumentary comedy film.

Judge Postpones Trump's TikTok Ban in Suit Brought by Users

Judge Postpones Trump's TikTok Ban in Suit Brought by Users

NEWS | By Matt O'Brien | Oct 31

A federal judge has postponed President Donald Trump's threatened shutdown of the popular short-form video app TikTok, siding with a Pennsylvania comedian and two other TikTok creators who say Trump's order hampers their free speech.

Netflix Raising US Streaming Prices Amid Booming Growth

Netflix Raising US Streaming Prices Amid Booming Growth

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Liedtke | Oct 31

Netflix is raising most of its U.S. prices by 8% to 13% as its video streaming service rides a wave of rising popularity spurred by government-imposed lockdowns that corralled people at home during the fight against the pandemic.

Listen: Andrew Lloyd Webber Releases First Song from 'Cinderella'

Listen: Andrew Lloyd Webber Releases First Song from 'Cinderella'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Oct 31

Andrew Lloyd Webber is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of his "Jesus Christ Superstar" album with the first single from his latest musical, "Cinderella."

News

State Dept. Halts Diversity and Training Programs, AIDS Foundation Chicago Responds with Conference

State Dept. Halts Diversity and Training Programs, AIDS Foundation Chicago Responds with Conference

NEWS | Oct 31

The virtual conference focused on racism and white supremacy in HIV and public health industries and workplace, equipping leaders in public health with tools to battle racism.

Business

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

Orlando's Parliament House to Close, Reopen in New Location

BUSINESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 30

Parliament House, a popular gay nightclub and resort in Orlando, announced it is closing its current location next month and will reopen in a new location soon.

Finance

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

Trump Rule Requires Health Plans to Disclose Costs Up Front

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 29

Trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, the Trump administration on Thursday finalized a requirement for insurers to tell consumers up front the actual prices for common tests and procedures.

Cars

Edmunds: Spooktacular Car Tech

Edmunds: Spooktacular Car Tech

CARS | By Cameron Rogers of Edmunds | Oct 31

Whether it's a ghostly image that makes objects seemingly disappear or a spectral presence turning the steering wheel, modern cars are loaded with more tricks than a haunted house.

Style

5 Halloween Cocktails Straight Out of Your Nightmares

5 Halloween Cocktails Straight Out of Your Nightmares

STYLE | Oct 31

It's that time of the year again! In case 2020 isn't scary enough for you - here are five Halloween cocktails straight out of your nightmares!

Health/Fitness

LGBTQs Suffering More as Pandemic Sharpens Disparities

LGBTQs Suffering More as Pandemic Sharpens Disparities

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30

From HIV testing to mental health services to LGTBQ youth having what they need to thrive, the COVID-19 pandemic may be having more serious effects on sexual minorities than on heterosexuals and cisgender people.

Travel

Greater Palm Springs: Where Every Day Is a SUN Day

Greater Palm Springs: Where Every Day Is a SUN Day

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 29

EDGE takes a closer look at some of the best hotels, restaurants and activities in Greater Palm Springs, so you can start planning your vacation with ease.