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Adult Performer Detained for Manslaughter in Bizarre Ritual (Involving a Toad)

Adult Performer Detained for Manslaughter in Bizarre Ritual (Involving a Toad)

NEWS | Jun 5
Adult performer Nacho Vidal (aka Jordá González) was detained last week in Spain's Valencia region in connection with the death of fashion photographer Jose Luis Abad in July 2019 at Vidal's home.

Fitness Friday: Full-Body Fitness Band Workout

Fitness Friday: Full-Body Fitness Band Workout

Fitness bands take up very little space at home, which make them the ideal piece of equipment to add resistance to your strength-training workout.

Legendary Rapper Da Brat Opens Up About Coming Out in Her 40s

Legendary Rapper Da Brat Opens Up About Coming Out in Her 40s

NEWS | Jun 5
Iconic rapper Da Brat is opening up about her decision to come out in March, saying that her relationship with her girlfriend inspired her to be honest about herself to the world.

Watch: 'Karens' are Alive and Well and Working on Broadway, According to Black Actor/Writer/Activist

Watch: 'Karens' are Alive and Well and Working on Broadway, According to Black Actor/Writer/Activist

Actor/writer/activist Griffin Matthews shares his experiences in putting together a new musical that played Cambridge and New York, and how he experienced interactions with what he calls "Karens" along the way.

Vicar and Model's May-December Romance Ends Tragically with COVID-19 Death

Vicar and Model's May-December Romance Ends Tragically with COVID-19 Death

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 5
The May-December romance between an 81-year-old retired English vicar and his half-century-younger Romanian husband came to a tragic end when Philip Clements succumbed to illness in a Romanian hospital.

While in Quarantine, Michelle Visage Wants to Make You Laugh

While in Quarantine, Michelle Visage Wants to Make You Laugh

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jun 5
Even a pandemic is not stopping Michelle Visage, the "RuPaul's Drag Race" dynamo who debuts her new reality show "How's Your Head, Hun." EDGE spoke to Visage about the show and much more.

Following Mattis: More in the GOP Frown on Trump's Tone

Following Mattis: More in the GOP Frown on Trump's Tone

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman | Jun 5
Donald Trump's inability to unify the nation at a time of unrest is testing his uneasy alliance with mainstream Republicans, some emboldened by Gen. James Mattis' plea for a leader who lives up to U.S. ideals.

Sheriff: Will of 'Tiger King' Star's Missing Husband Forged

Sheriff: Will of 'Tiger King' Star's Missing Husband Forged

NEWS | Jun 5
Someone forged the will of the missing husband of Carole Baskin, a woman prominently featured in Netflix's "Tiger King" documentary series, a Florida sheriff said.

Union Files Complaint Against NBC, 'America's Got Talent'

Union Files Complaint Against NBC, 'America's Got Talent'

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Jun 5
Gabrielle Union filed a complaint Thursday with the state of California against NBC and the producers of "America's Got Talent," the latest move in a fight over her allegations that she was fired for objecting to an on-set environment that tolerated racis

NYC Calmer as Buffalo Police Draw Ire for Protester Injury

NYC Calmer as Buffalo Police Draw Ire for Protester Injury

NEWS | By Jake Seiner | Jun 5
The latest night of protests in New York City was markedly calmer, while video of a police officer appearing to shove an elderly protester who falls and cracks his head in Buffalo drew widespread condemnation.


News

New York Times Says Senator's Op-ed Didn't Meet Standards

New York Times Says Senator's Op-ed Didn't Meet Standards

NATIONAL | By David Bauder | Jun 5
In an embarrassing about-face, The New York Times said Thursday that an opinion piece it ran by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton advocating the use of federal troops to quell nationwide protests about police mistreatment of black Americans did not meet its standards.


Business

EU, UK Still At Loggerheads in Post-Brexit Negotiations

EU, UK Still At Loggerheads in Post-Brexit Negotiations

FINANCE | Jun 5
With the deadline for a possible extension of the Brexit transition period looming, a fourth round of talks on a future trade deal between the European Union and the U.K. ended Friday without result.


Technology

Twitter Disables Trump Campaign's George Floyd Video Tribute

Twitter Disables Trump Campaign's George Floyd Video Tribute

Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim, in a move that adds to tensions between the social media platform and the U.S. president.


Finance

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

HEALTH | Jun 3
Swish Dental is just one of a growing number of dental practices nationwide that in the past month have begun charging patients an infection control fee between $10 and $20.


Cars

Study: Autonomous Vehicles Won't Make Roads Completely Safe

Study: Autonomous Vehicles Won't Make Roads Completely Safe

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jun 5
A new study says that while autonomous vehicle technology has great promise to reduce crashes, it may not be able to prevent all mishaps caused by human error.


Style

As Trump and Pence Ignore Pride Month, MAGA 'Pride' Shirts Still Offered for Sale

As Trump and Pence Ignore Pride Month, MAGA 'Pride' Shirts Still Offered for Sale

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 4
Not that anyone expected recognition for Pride month from President Trump, but to some, the Trump campaign's continued selling of MAGA "pride" shirts is confounding.


Travel

China Eases Airline Access Amid Conflict with Trump Administration

China Eases Airline Access Amid Conflict with Trump Administration

By Joe McDonald | Jun 4
Chinese regulators said Thursday more foreign airlines will be allowed to fly to China as anti-coronavirus controls ease, but it was unclear whether the change will defuse a fresh conflict with the Trump administration over air travel.