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Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 'Birdy' Adds Performances
Providence, RI

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 'Birdy' Adds Performances

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 14
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) has added three performances to its highly anticipated upcoming production of "Birdy."

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4 Finale Party  @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago :: February 15, 2019

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4 Finale Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago :: February 15, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 16
Roscoe's Tavern hosted a RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4 finale party with Shangela, Valentina and Adore Delano.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Skewed Picture of Border Perils

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Skewed Picture of Border Perils

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Feb 16
President Donald Trump describes drugs flowing across the hinterlands from Mexico, a federal prison population laden with criminals who are in the U.S. illegally and a Texas city transformed by a border barrier into a safe place to live. It's misleading.

Women Filmmakers Have Record Showing At Berlin Film Festival

Women Filmmakers Have Record Showing At Berlin Film Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Louise Dixon | Feb 16
The voice of the female filmmaker was louder than ever at this year's Berlin Film Festival, with seven out of the 16 films in the competition section helmed by women, and female directors from all corners of the globe featured prominently.

Academy Reverses Plans, Will Air All Awards Live At Oscars

Academy Reverses Plans, Will Air All Awards Live At Oscars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 16
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast.

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

TECHNOLOGY | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16
Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Feb 16
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

2020 Dems Hit Early Voting States; Weld Explores GOP Bid

2020 Dems Hit Early Voting States; Weld Explores GOP Bid

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples | Feb 16
Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he's creating an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 run.

Vatican Defrocks Former Us Cardinal McCarrick Over Sex Abuse

Vatican Defrocks Former Us Cardinal McCarrick Over Sex Abuse

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio and Nicole Winfield | Feb 16
ope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.

Trump Emergency Declaration Faces Fights in the Courts

Trump Emergency Declaration Faces Fights in the Courts

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Feb 16
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.

Watch: Trailer for Anne Hathaway-Starring 'The Hustle' Drops

Watch: Trailer for Anne Hathaway-Starring 'The Hustle' Drops

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 16
Anne Hathaway - recipient of the Human Rights Campaign's "National Ally for Equality" award - co-stars with Rebel Woilsonin the MGM movie "The Hustle." Check out the new trailer!


News

Runner Recalls Desperate Fight with Thrashing Mountain Lion

Runner Recalls Desperate Fight with Thrashing Mountain Lion

NATIONAL | By P. Solomon Banda | Feb 16
Fear washed over Travis Kauffman as he wrestled with a thrashing mountain lion that attacked him on a Colorado mountain trail, but then his fighting instinct took over as he found its neck with his foot and suffocated the young cat.


Entertainment

War and Friendship :: Playwright Naomi Wallace on Her Stage Adaptation of 'Birdy'
Providence, RI

War and Friendship :: Playwright Naomi Wallace on Her Stage Adaptation of 'Birdy'

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 14
Two American boys in the face of coming war; two battle-scarred men wrestling with the things they have seen. Naomi Wallace tells EDGE about adapting William Wharton's 1978 novel "Birdy" for the stage and exploring the nature of friendship.

Chicago Police Release 2 Men Questioned in Smollett Case

Chicago Police Release 2 Men Questioned in Smollett Case

NATIONAL | By Don Babwin | Feb 16
Chicago police late Friday released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them.


Business

Gone in A New York Minute: How the Amazon Deal Fell Apart

Gone in A New York Minute: How the Amazon Deal Fell Apart

CORPORATE | Feb 16
What they didn't expect was the protests, the hostile public hearings and the disparaging tweets that would come in the next three months, eventually leading to Amazon's dramatic Valentine's Day breakup with New York.


Technology

New BitterWorld App Offers Platform For Venting

New BitterWorld App Offers Platform For Venting

PERSONAL TECH | Feb 16
A new app, BitterWorld, is designed to help users relieve their frustration from the disappointments associated with mediocre products, services, experiences, and relationships.


Cars

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Feb 16
Here are some of the most common car-shopping mistakes people make when buying or leasing a car. Avoid them and you'll have a better car-buying experience.


Health/Fitness

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

HEALTH | Feb 15
Phone batteries dying, sticking to plans, and slow WiFi — these are just some of the modern causes of stress plaguing Americans today, according to new research.


Travel

72 (Gayish) Hours in Milwaukee

72 (Gayish) Hours in Milwaukee

Feb 15
A few days in Milwaukee reveal a round-up of lively LGBTQ-friendly bars, local eats, culture, and most of the time... snow.


Nightlife

Valentine's Day @ The Standard :: February 14, 2019

Valentine's Day @ The Standard :: February 14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 15
For Valentine's Day, Susanne Bartsch produced Kabaret Boom, held at Top of The Standard in New York. Guests included DJ Aquaria, Dirty Martini, and a special appearance from pop star Kim Petras.