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After 17 Months, Grindr Lays Off Staff of LGBTQ News Site INTO

After 17 Months, Grindr Lays Off Staff of LGBTQ News Site INTO

NEWS | Jan 16
Grindr's LGBTQ news website is no more.

FAA Says It's Recalling More Aviation-Safety Inspectors

FAA Says It's Recalling More Aviation-Safety Inspectors

NEWS | By David Koenig | Jan 16
Federal officials say they are recalling more aviation-safety inspectors who were idled by the partial government shutdown.

Queer Theater Artist Dan Fishback: Performing (and Activism) Is in His Blood

Queer Theater Artist Dan Fishback: Performing (and Activism) Is in His Blood

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jan 16
Queer playwright, performer and activist Dan Fishback comes to Cambridge, MA this week for an evening of songs and patter. EDGE spoke to Fishback about the show, his career, his controversies, his politics, and what to expect at Oberon.

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights to Honor Carol Channing

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights to Honor Carol Channing

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 16
Broadway is remembering Tony-winning actress Carol Channing.

Team that Spoofed Pence Book has New Picture Story

Team that Spoofed Pence Book has New Picture Story

NEWS | Jan 16
The creative team that brought you the best-selling parody of the Pence family rabbit has a new book coming.

Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to Reunite for 'On the Rocks'

Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to Reunite for 'On the Rocks'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 16
Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite 16 years after the Oscar-winning "Lost in Translation" in the splashiest feature film yet announced by Apple.

Jason Reitman to Direct Ghostbusters Sequel for Summer 2020

Jason Reitman to Direct Ghostbusters Sequel for Summer 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 16
Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Jumps into 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Jumps into 2020 Presidential Race

NEWS | By Juana Summers | Jan 16
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee.

Congress Prepares to Skip Planned Recess if Shutdown Goes on

Congress Prepares to Skip Planned Recess if Shutdown Goes on

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin | Jan 16
Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in for a prolonged shutdown.

In Era of News Deserts, No Easy Fix for Local News Struggles

In Era of News Deserts, No Easy Fix for Local News Struggles

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jan 16
The local news industry hasn't been the subject of much good news itself, lately.


News

Barr Seeks to Assure Senators He Won't be a Trump Loyalist

Barr Seeks to Assure Senators He Won't be a Trump Loyalist

NATIONAL | By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo | Jan 16
Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House.


Entertainment

 Review :: Whiskey And Moonshine

Review :: Whiskey And Moonshine

BOOKS | By Christopher Verleger | Jan 16
Author Elizabeth Noble invites readers to get drunk on love in this enchanting tale of two men from opposite worlds.


Business

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

LEGAL | By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jan 16
The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show.


Technology

Lights, Camera, Action! Tumbling Space Snowman in Film Debut

Lights, Camera, Action! Tumbling Space Snowman in Film Debut

SCIENCE | Jan 16
Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission on Tuesday released the first stitched together animation of Ultima Thule (TOO-lee), the most distant object ever explored by humans.


Finance

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.


Cars

VW, Ford Team Up on Pickups, May Cooperate on Electrics

VW, Ford Team Up on Pickups, May Cooperate on Electrics

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Jan 16
Volkswagen and Ford say they're forming a global alliance in which they will together develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups while exploring broader cooperation on battery-powered and autonomous vehicles.


Style

Tracing Modern Craft Cocktails Back to Prohibition

Tracing Modern Craft Cocktails Back to Prohibition

FOOD/DRINK | By Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University | Jan 16
With America in the middle of a flourishing craft beer and craft spirits movement, it's easy to forget that Prohibition was once the law of the land.


Travel

Airport Security Screener No-Shows Soar

Airport Security Screener No-Shows Soar

POLITICS | By Jeff Martin, David Koenig | Jan 15
The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week.