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Male Cop Dresses as Amish Woman to Stop Flasher

Apr 18
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

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Executive Director of ACLU-Idaho Takes Post in WDC

NATIONAL | Apr 15
The executive director of the ACLU of Idaho has been hired for the same post at the ACLU in Washington, D.C.

Gene Robinson tweeted this photo of President Obama at the Prayer Breakfast with the tagline ’OMG’

Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Leads White House Easter Prayer

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Gene Robinson received quite a surprise this Monday, April 14, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly tapped the former first openly gay Episcopal bishop to lead the closing prayer at the White House Easter celebration.

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Australia Bans Energy Drink that Causes Erections

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Australian health officials banned an energy drink, which calls itself "natural," after it was discovered that it contains a prescription drug used for erectile dysfunction at levels above the recommended dosage.

Ohio Teacher Fired Over Comment on Black President

NATIONAL | Apr 18
An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn’t need another black commander in chief.

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Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky

Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child this Fall

CULTURE | By Ken Thomas | Apr 18
Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall.

’The Finisher’ Author David Baldacci on Young Adult Audience

BOOKS | Apr 18
The best-selling author of the new novel "The Target" is also the writer behind a new young adult book called "The Finisher." Baldacci discusses the importance of reading and what he hopes to impart to his young fans.

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Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.…

Bike Shares: Riding Through the World’s Greatest Cities

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 14
Not only is bike sharing good for the environment, it’s a great way for visitors to take in city sights. EDGE offers picks for the brightest cit…

Ned Rorem

Rorem has composed three symphonies and four piano concertos, 10 operas, a wide variety of choral works, ballet scores, music for the theater, and literally hundreds of songs. He is also the author of 16 books.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Mar 15
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston …

EDGE Goes Social

Southern Delights to Vegan Decadence: 3 Must-Have Cookbooks for Spring

FOOD/DRINK | By Laura Grimmer | Apr 18
Spring often feels like a re-birth, and three new cookbooks are re-introducing traditional recipes and ingredients in innovative and interesting new ways.

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This year’s WPPS continues to impress.

WPPS :: The DJs Bring All the Boys to the Yard (Part 2)

SPECIAL EVENTS | By BeBe Sweetbriar | Apr 18
Continuing our very own BeBe Sweetbriar’s 25th Anniversary look at this year’s White Party Palm Springs incredible DJ line-up! Featuring two more of the most renowned names on the Circuit!

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MoneyWatch :: New App for Caffeine Junkies

CORPORATE | Apr 18
There’s a new app, called Cups, that lets you pay $45 a month for unlimited coffee from dozens of independent coffee shops. Right now the app is only available in New York and there is one limitation: Users have to wait 30 minutes before ordering another.

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Roofers installing a roof on a new construction home in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

US Home Building Up in March After Frigid Winter

REAL ESTATE | By Paul Wiseman | Apr 17
U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.

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Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Atop Empire State Building

AUTO SHOWS | Apr 17
Michelle Miller reports from the observation deck of the Empire State Building, where a new Ford Mustang convertible is on display to celebrate a big anniversary for one of America’s most iconic cars.

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Google Earnings Fall Short of Expectations

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 17
After Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue, its stock fell nearly six percent Wednesday after the market closed. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger discusses Google’s first-quarter earnings reports and tech stocks selloff.

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A Walking Tour Through Istanbul

By Sisi Tang | Apr 18
Istanbul has much more to offer than grand mosques and bazaars. Away from the din of typical tourist haunts, a walk around the neighborhoods of Karakoy, Balat and Kuzguncuk will peel back the surface to reveal the city’s multilayered history.

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Get tested and take a selfie in Hartford!

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 18
On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians’ Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective.

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