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A woman dressed as the character Katniss Everdeen from the movie, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," poses in front of Comic-Con in San Diego.

Comic-Con Gets First Look at 'Mockingjay' Trailer

PERSONAL TECH | Friday Jul 25, 2014
The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series made is making its premiere at Comic-Con. Fans gathered Friday at the Capitol Gallery in downtown San Diego.

Amazon Worker Piloted Drone Around Space Needle

LEGAL | Jul 25
Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week.

Rachel Brosnahan, left, as Abby Isaacs, in a scene from the TV series, "Manhattan."

Scientists Make Love, War Weapons in 'Manhattan'

SCIENCE | Jul 25
"Manhattan" debuts Sunday (9 p.m. EDT) on cable channel WGN America. The drama is set in a makeshift, desolate Southwestern desert community, one of several that sprang up as part of the Manhattan Project aiming to beat Nazi Germany to the bomb.

7th Circuit Sets Hearing on Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Jul 25
Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin in about a month.

Jenny Slate in "Obvious Child"

When Jenny Met Gillian, 'Obvious Child' Was Born

MOVIES | By Brett Michel | Jul 25
"Obvious Child" has been mistakenly labeled as an "abortion comedy." Yet this warm rom-com does deal with what happens when a stand-up comic becomes pregnant. EDGE spoke with the film's director & star about their indie hit.

Barack Obama

Right Wing Blasts Workplace Nondiscrimination Executive Order

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Jul 25
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.

Israeli tank rides near the Israel and Gaza border.

5 Killed in West Bank, Amid New Gaza Truce Efforts

INTERNATIONAL | By Karin Laub and Ian Deitch | Jul 25
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank, where five Palestinians were killed.

June 27, 2014. Actor Shia LaBeouf walks through the media after leaving Midtown Community Court following his arrest the previous day for yelling obscenities at the Broadway show "Cabaret."

Baldwin, LaBeouf Share a Role - Defendant

LOCAL | Jul 25
Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.

Andreja Pejic

Popular Androgynous Model Comes Out as Trans

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
Andreja Pejic, an Australian model who first made international headlines as Andrej Pejic in 2010 for an androgynous look, announced Thursday night she is transgender.

Dr. Kamel Khalili

Temple University Eliminates HIV Virus From Human Cells

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 25
Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia have made a breakthrough in attacking HIV, and it could be the first step toward a cure.

Natalie Dormer, left, and Jack Gleeson in a scene from "Game of Thrones." Dormer has been cast to play Cressida in the upcoming "Hunger Games" sequel.

Anti-Gay Activist: 'Game of Thrones' is Proof LGBT Rights Will Normalize Incest

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
The leader of an anti-gay activist wrote a piece for Christian site WorldNetDaily Friday, claiming HBO's "Game of Thrones" is proof that LGBT rights will lead to incest rights.