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Will Asymptomatic Monkeypox Infections Cause Wider Spread?

Will Asymptomatic Monkeypox Infections Cause Wider Spread?

NEWS | Aug 17

Can monkeypox be spread asymptomatically? A French study released this week suggests that could be the case.

Trump Foe Liz Cheney Defeated in Wyoming GOP Primary

Trump Foe Liz Cheney Defeated in Wyoming GOP Primary

NEWS | By Steve Peoples and Mead Gruver | Aug 17

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, Donald Trump's fiercest Republican adversary in Congress, was defeated in a GOP primary Tuesday, falling to a rival backed by the former president.

Celebrities Congratulate Zac Posen on Engagement Ballet Dancer Harrison Ball

Celebrities Congratulate Zac Posen on Engagement Ballet Dancer Harrison Ball

STYLE | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 16

Posen posted the news on Instagram with some sweet snaps of the couple together showing off their rings.

Watch: Madonna Says Son David Is More Stylish Than Her

Watch: Madonna Says Son David Is More Stylish Than Her

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 16

During an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," Madonna shared that her son David wears frequently wears her clothes and looks better than her in them.

Inside Waltham House — Helping Trans Teens Validate Their Experience

Inside Waltham House — Helping Trans Teens Validate Their Experience

NEWS | By Steve Duffy | Aug 16

Rebecca Smith is the program director of Waltham House, a residential house outside Boston designed specifically for LGBTQ+ youth. EDGE spoke to Smith about the facilities and its outreach programs.

Watch: Remember When Nick Jonas Played a Gay Boxer on TV (and had a Controversial Threesome)?

Watch: Remember When Nick Jonas Played a Gay Boxer on TV (and had a Controversial Threesome)?

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 16

To shed his Disney and family-friendly image, Nick Jonas played a closeted gay boxer and a gay frat bro on TV while releasing some of his sexiest music to date. But that didn't come without controversy.

Carl Nassib, First Active Out NFL Player, Signs with Buccaneers

Carl Nassib, First Active Out NFL Player, Signs with Buccaneers

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16

Carl Nassib was with the Las Vegas Raiders when he came out as gay, becoming the first active NFL player to do so. Now he's signed to a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team he was with before coming out.

Ezra Miller Apologizes, Seeks Mental Health Treatment

Ezra Miller Apologizes, Seeks Mental Health Treatment

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16

Non-binary "The Flash" star Ezra Miller issued an apology for their recent "alarming" behavior and said they would seek treatment for "complex mental health issues."

'Can't Put Into Words.' Boston-raised Actor  Louis Brogna Heads Home as Part of 'Anastasia' Tour

'Can't Put Into Words.' Boston-raised Actor Louis Brogna Heads Home as Part of 'Anastasia' Tour

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Aug 16

Boston-born actor Louis Brogna remembers seeing many Broadway shows at the Boston Opera House. Next week he is on the other side of the footlights when he and the company of the Broadway hit "Anastasia" arrive at the theater.

British Report Concludes First Monkeypox Infections in April

British Report Concludes First Monkeypox Infections in April

NEWS | Aug 16

A report published on the Center for Disease Control's Emerging Infectious Diseases website indicated transmission of the monkeypox virus (MPXV) in England was first identified amongst 45 men in April 2022.

Business

Amazon Workers in Upstate New York File for Union Election

Amazon Workers in Upstate New York File for Union Election

BUSINESS | By Haleluya Hadero | Aug 17

Backed by the grassroots labor group that secured the first-ever union victory of an Amazon warehouse in the U.S., workers of another warehouse filed a petition on Tuesday.

Technology

Scientists Say New Climate Law is Likely to Reduce Warming

Scientists Say New Climate Law is Likely to Reduce Warming

TECHNOLOGY | By Seth Borenstein | Aug 17

Massive incentives for clean energy in the U.S. law signed Tuesday by President Joe Biden should reduce future global warming "not a lot, but not insignificantly either," according to a climate scientist.

Finance

Millennial Money: A Scarcity Money Mindset Can Cost You

Millennial Money: A Scarcity Money Mindset Can Cost You

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner | Aug 16

If the current situation has you avoiding any long-term planning or fearing spending any money, even on things you need, you're experiencing a scarcity mindset.

Cars

GM Recalls 484K Big SUVs to Fix Problem Third-Row Seat Belts

GM Recalls 484K Big SUVs to Fix Problem Third-Row Seat Belts

CARS | Aug 16

General Motors is recalling more than 484,000 large SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem that can cause the third-row seat belts to malfunction.

Style

Kraft Heinz Recalling Contaminated Capri Sun Juice Pouches

Kraft Heinz Recalling Contaminated Capri Sun Juice Pouches

STYLE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 16

Kraft Heinz is recalling thousands of pouches of Capri Sun after some cleaning solution accidentally mixed with the juice on a production line.

Health/Fitness

Monkeypox Can Spread to Pet Dogs, Doctors Report

Monkeypox Can Spread to Pet Dogs, Doctors Report

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mike Stobbe | Aug 17

Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus.

Travel

Elvis Death Anniversary Increases Tourism at His Birthplace

Elvis Death Anniversary Increases Tourism at His Birthplace

TRAVEL | Aug 17

The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum in Tupelo, Mississippi, has welcomed an increasing number of visitors as fans commemorate the 45th anniversary of Presley's death.

Nightlife

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8

The Anti Violence Project threw The Pink Party, celebrating the lives and victories of the LGBTQ community in Fire Island Pines, complete with drag performances by Shequida, Egypt and Nutwater, and featuring DJ Matty Glitterati.