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Los Angeles Installs Subway Body Scanners

Los Angeles Installs Subway Body Scanners

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo | Aug 15
Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.

Primary Night Takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump Wins

Primary Night Takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump Wins

NEWS | By Lisa Lerer | Aug 15
It was a night of firsts.

Report: Pennsylvania Priests Abused Over 1,000 Children

Report: Pennsylvania Priests Abused Over 1,000 Children

NEWS | By Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo | Aug 15
Roughly 300 Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children - and possibly many more - since the 1940s, according to a sweeping state grand jury report that accused senior church officials.

Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't be Silenced

Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't be Silenced

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Aug 15
Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss appeared to shift to a possible legal battle.

Vigil Held at Detroit Church for Aretha Franklin

Vigil Held at Detroit Church for Aretha Franklin

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 15
People are praying for Aretha Franklin in the Detroit church where her father was once a pastor.

'Not an Easy Time' for Chris Pratt After Gunn Firing

'Not an Easy Time' for Chris Pratt After Gunn Firing

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ryan Pearson | Aug 15
Chris Pratt says "it's not an easy time" as he and the rest of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" cast look to the future of the hit superhero franchise after Disney fired writer-director James Gunn.

Actor Liev Schreiber Denies Hitting Photographer

Actor Liev Schreiber Denies Hitting Photographer

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 15
Actor Liev Schreiber on Tuesday denied allegations that he attacked a local photographer while he was in suburban New York filming the popular Showtime series "Ray Donovan."

5 Tips for National Relaxation Day

5 Tips for National Relaxation Day

How are you commemorating August 15, National Relaxation Day? (Yes, it's a thing.) EDGE asked Massage Envy for five tips to unwind and here's what the experts at the national wellness franchise had to say.

SAGE and Alzheimer's Association Announce New LGBTQ Brief

SAGE and Alzheimer's Association Announce New LGBTQ Brief

"LGBT and Dementia" -- a new issues brief developed by the Alzheimer's Association and SAGE outlines the unique challenges facing LGBT older adults living with Alzheimer's and other dementias and their caregivers.

Vt. Democrat Becomes 1st Transgender Major-Party Candidate Nominated for Governor

Vt. Democrat Becomes 1st Transgender Major-Party Candidate Nominated for Governor

NEWS | By Wilson Ring | Aug 14
A former utility executive from Vermont has become the first transgender candidate to win a major political party's nomination for governor.


News

Archbishop Defends Himself Ahead of Child Sex Abuse Report

Archbishop Defends Himself Ahead of Child Sex Abuse Report

RELIGION | By Mark Scolforo and Marc Levy | Aug 14
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington, says he expects a grand jury report on the sexual abuse of children by clergy in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses to be critical of his actions as the former longtime bishop of Pittsburgh.


Entertainment

Desiree Akhavan on Bringing 'Cameron Post' to the Screen, Part Two

Desiree Akhavan on Bringing 'Cameron Post' to the Screen, Part Two

MOVIES | By Robert Nesti | Aug 14
In the second half of this interview with Desiree Akhaven, the co-writer and director of the gay conversion drama "The Miseducation of Cameron Post," she addresses the casting of Chloƫ Grace Moretz and the recent comments about the film the actress made.


Business

Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

LEGAL | By Melissa Daniels | Aug 14
The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.


Technology

Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

SCIENCE | By Tamara Lush | Aug 14
A toxic algae bloom has overrun Florida's southern Gulf Coast this summer, devastating sea life and driving people from the water.


Finance

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

HOME | By Lauren Schwahn, NerdWallet | Aug 8
The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide.


Cars

Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 13
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.


Style

A Taste for Octopus Increases Global Demand

A Taste for Octopus Increases Global Demand

FOOD/DRINK | By David Montero Sierra | Aug 14
Whether it's spiced in the Spanish style or sliced as Japanese sashimi, octopus as a dish is becoming a victim of its own popularity.


Travel

Yosemite Reopens with Smoky Air and Limited Lodging

Yosemite Reopens with Smoky Air and Limited Lodging

By Jocelyn Gecker, Matthew Brown | Aug 15
Hikers and nature lovers returned to Yosemite National Park's scenic valley Tuesday after a rare 20-day closure because of smoke from wildfires.