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Haunting 'Roma' Scene Shines Rare Spotlight on Stillbirths

Haunting 'Roma' Scene Shines Rare Spotlight on Stillbirths

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 22
Of all the little moments of joy and strife that fill the top-nominated Oscar film "Roma," the most gut-wrenching takes place in a Mexico City hospital room, where a doctor coolly tells a frightened young woman, "Your baby was born dead."

Handicapping the Oscars in a Crazy Year

Handicapping the Oscars in a Crazy Year

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 22
There are two things to know about the Oscars this year: the lead-up has been crazy and there is no clear cut winner for Best Picture. EDGE writers make their picks for who will win, should win and should have been nominated.

Discount Movies: Which Theater Subscription is Best?

Discount Movies: Which Theater Subscription is Best?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 22
A movie a day in theaters for $10 a month seemed too good to be true. And it was.

Forget Netflix - The Real Joy of Movies is Still in Theaters

Forget Netflix - The Real Joy of Movies is Still in Theaters

ENTERTAINMENT | By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 22
Sure, it's easy to Netflix and chill these days. Or Prime and recline. Or Hulu and ... well, whatever. But if you really want to savor a film, there's still no substitute for a movie theater.

Massachusetts Official: Gay Pols Too 'Self Absorbed?'

Massachusetts Official: Gay Pols Too 'Self Absorbed?'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 22
A right-wing Massachusetts official sparked controversy when he posed a provocative question on Twitter that tackled the urgent issue of whether gay officials are "too self-absorbed" to do their jobs well.

Smollett's Character Off 'Empire' for End of Season

Smollett's Character Off 'Empire' for End of Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 22
The producers of the TV show "Empire" say Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season.

Love, Lust, and Terror on 'Devil's Path' :: Matthew Montgomery on his Gay Indie Thriller

Love, Lust, and Terror on 'Devil's Path' :: Matthew Montgomery on his Gay Indie Thriller

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 22
Film festival favorite "Devil's Path" is set for a March 1 general theatrical release. EDGE caught up with director and co-writer Matthew Montgomery to find out what really went on in the woods as this clever thriller unfolded...

Rita Moreno on Playing a Sassy Grandma, 'West Side Story'

Rita Moreno on Playing a Sassy Grandma, 'West Side Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 22
Rita Moreno plays one of TV's best villains. Or is she one of its snidest heroines? Either way, her sassy grandmother on the Netflix reboot of "One Day at a Time" is truly a funny concoction.

PopUps: Twitter is Thirsting After this Shirtless Statue of Abe Lincoln

PopUps: Twitter is Thirsting After this Shirtless Statue of Abe Lincoln

NEWS | Feb 22
A photo of a statue of a shirtless Abraham Lincoln is going viral, thanks to Twitter users who are not holding back their thirst for the depiction of the 16th president of the United States.

China Bars Millions From Travel for 'Social Credit' Offenses

China Bars Millions From Travel for 'Social Credit' Offenses

NEWS | Feb 22
Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket.


Entertainment

Smollett Reactions Epitomize Polarized State of US Politics

Smollett Reactions Epitomize Polarized State of US Politics

POLITICS | By David Crary | Feb 22
Democratic politicians and celebrities called it a shocking instance of Trump-era racism and hate. Republicans now depict it as yet another example of liberals and mainstream media rushing to judgment while disparaging the president's supporters as bigots


Business

Was That Ballot Fraud in North Carolina U.S. House Race?

Was That Ballot Fraud in North Carolina U.S. House Race?

LEGAL | By Emery P. Dalesio and Gary D. Robertson | Feb 22
The country's last vacant congressional seat will stay that way for months after North Carolina's election board, hearing evidence of ballot fraud and testimony that the Republican ignored warning signs, ordered a new election.


Technology

Japanese Spacecraft Touches Down on Asteroid to Get Samples

Japanese Spacecraft Touches Down on Asteroid to Get Samples

SCIENCE | Feb 22
A Japanese spacecraft touched down on a distant asteroid Friday on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on Earth.


Cars

White House Ends California Talks on Mileage Dispute

White House Ends California Talks on Mileage Dispute

AUTO NEWS | By Ellen Knickmeyer an atom Krisher | Feb 22
The Trump administration on Thursday broke off talks on vehicle mileage standards with California, increasing the chances of a court battle that threatens to unsettle the auto industry.


Style

Highlights From Milan Fashion Week

Highlights From Milan Fashion Week

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Feb 22
Anna Wintour paid tribute Friday to Karl Lagerfeld's generosity and sense of humor as she presented a new fashion exhibition


Health/Fitness

Trump Plan to Beat HIV Hits Rough Road in Rural America

Trump Plan to Beat HIV Hits Rough Road in Rural America

AIDS | By Jackie Fortier, StateImpact Oklahoma | Feb 21
Strategies that work in progressive cities won't necessarily work in rural areas of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and South Carolina where stigma around HIV and AIDS and around being gay runs deep.