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Kevin On Kabaret :: A Different Kind of March Madness

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Scott Hall | Mar 3
March may not officially be 'cabaret month,' but for many it will still be. Kevin Scott Hall scouts some highlights for the month.

DNA Tool Helping Biologists Find Elusive or Invasive Species

TECHNOLOGY | By Phuong Le | Mar 3
Biologists are using new tools to help look for reclusive or rare imperiled species, monitor unwanted creatures or gauge the overall biodiversity of a lake or stream.

Slovenian Lawmakers Approve Same-Sex Marriage, Adoption

NEWS | Mar 3
Slovenian lawmakers have approved same-sex marriage and child adoption by gay couples amid opposition from conservative groups and the Catholic Church.

Candis Cayne Talks 'Crazy Bitches' and 'Drag Race'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Fred Topel | Mar 3
Candis Cayne is juggling television and movies of late. She appears in the new horror release "Crazy Bitches" in a variation on the Drew Barrymore role in "Scream." And she's also back on "Drag Race." EDGE spoke to Cayne about her career.

'Kinky Boots' Star to Perform at Colony Theater

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Cox | Mar 3
Tony® and GRAMMY® and Drama Desk Award-winner Billy Porter wraps up the inaugural South Beach Broadway Series, Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, at 8 P.M at the Colony Theater.

With New Album Billy Porter is 'Back on Broadway'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 3
Tony® and GRAMMY® Award-winning Billy Porter's highly anticipated debut, "Billy's Back on Broadway" (Concord Records), is scheduled for release April 15, and it's featuring ten classics made famous on the Great White Way.

RuPaul to Host 'Fashion Police' Version of Celeb Plastic Surgery on E!

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
RuPaul will host a "Fashion Police"-esque new show on E! called "Good Work," which will be about the good and bad of celebrity plastic surgery.

Officials: US Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

NEWS | By Eric Tucker | Mar 3
A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday.

Story of Disneyland Auction Pulls in More Than $1.7M

STYLE | By EDGE | Mar 3
Van Eaton Galleries held the highly-anticipated "The Story of Disneyland" auction this weekend, pulling in more than $1.7 million for the coveted collectibles.

Australian Man Who Used Grindr to Rob Men Sentenced to Jail

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
A man from Sydney, Australia, who used the gay hookup app Grindr to lure and rob men at knifepoint was sentenced to at least 17 months in jail Tuesday.

Despite Restrictions, Argos & HMT Still Smokin' with 'Lifers'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 3
Two award-winning fringe companies come together for a co-production of 'Lifers' by John Shea and Maureen Cornell. The play revolves around the staff of a local restaurant feeling the sting of rebranding and the smoking ban in Massachusetts.

Activists Take the Streets on March 8 for Intl. Women's Day

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 3
On March 8, women across the world mobilize for International Women's Day, a celebration of the political, economic and social gains of women won through struggle.

Tena Štivicic Nabs Susan Smith Blackburn Prize For '3 Winters'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 3
The 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to Tena Štivičić for her play "3 Winters."

'Looking' Star Russell Tovey Apologizes for Comments on Effeminate Men

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
"Looking" star Russell Tovey took to Twitter Monday to apologize for comments he made in a recent interview about effeminate men.

Ex-Rhode Island Speaker Fox Charged With Bribery, Wire Fraud

NEWS | By Michelle R. Smith and Jennifer McDermott | Mar 3
Former House Speaker Gordon Fox has been charged with bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: WTC View

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Mar 3
Ten years ago, writer, director and producer Brian Sloan adapted to video what was, for some, the best play in New York dealing with 9/11 in its aftermath. Now it is available for download on iTunes.


Business

Samsung Ditches Design, Adds Mobile Pay to New Phone

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 3
Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.


Technology

Smartphones Could Tell Consumers What's In Food

PERSONAL TECH | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Mar 3
In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smartphone.


Finance

5 Tips for Handling Early-Year Medical Expenses

INSURANCE | By Tom Murphy | Mar 2
The clock on insurance deductibles reset on Jan. 1, and that means big medical bills are in store for some. CEO Daniel Klein's foundation is one option patients can turn to if too many expenses hit at the start of the year. Here are some other tips.


Cars

US Automakers Improve in Annual Brand Rankings

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Mar 2
Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine's annual brand report cards. U.S. automakers also placed three vehicles on the magazine's list of "top picks" for vehicles.


Style

Behind the Scenes at Mall of America

HOME | Mar 3
The Mall of America has provided a rare glimpse into security at the nation's busiest shopping center after an online video purportedly produced by a terrorist group urged extremists to attack shopping malls in Western countries.


Health/Fitness

Philly Fight Women and Girls HIV Awareness Health Fair

HEALTH | By EDGE | Mar 3
On Saturday, March 7, Philadelphia will celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a community health fair.


Travel

A St. Patrick Irish Adventure

Mar 2
Shrouded in mist, the sacred mountain rises above the countryside, majestic, mysterious and a little foreboding. Here, on this rocky west coast promontory overlooking the Atlantic, St. Patrick is said to have fasted for 40 days and nights.