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LA Opera Declines Details on Placido Domingo Investigation

LA Opera Declines Details on Placido Domingo Investigation

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Gecker and Jocelyn Noveck | Aug 17
The Los Angeles Opera declined Friday to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against opera legend Placido Domingo, the company's longtime general director, including whether it has already started.

Heather Locklear Pleads No Contest to Fighting with Deputies

Heather Locklear Pleads No Contest to Fighting with Deputies

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 17
Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to charges that she fought with first responders during two visits to her Southern California home last year.

Lawsuit: Ex Assistant Alleges Bullying, Claims Faye Dunaway Called Him 'Little Homosexual Boy'

Lawsuit: Ex Assistant Alleges Bullying, Claims Faye Dunaway Called Him 'Little Homosexual Boy'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 17
Fay Dunaway's former personal assistant has filed a lawsuit in New York City and alleges the iconic actress subjected him to bullying and called him "a little homosexual boy" before he was fired.

With Glut of Festivals, Hard to Match Woodstock Magic

With Glut of Festivals, Hard to Match Woodstock Magic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Aug 17
Fifty years after Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that gave birth to a myriad of musical festivals, the entertainment industry is diluted with festivals and events like it.

Robin Thede Looks to Build Legacy in HBO Sketch Comedy Show

Robin Thede Looks to Build Legacy in HBO Sketch Comedy Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Aug 17
Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American female comedians, but only a few were getting hired on popular TV comedy shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV."

Latino Actors, Writers Pen 'Letter of Solidarity' Amid Fears

Latino Actors, Writers Pen 'Letter of Solidarity' Amid Fears

NEWS | By Russell Contreras | Aug 17
Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S. Latinos after the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

'After the Wedding' Was a Family Affair for Julianne Moore

'After the Wedding' Was a Family Affair for Julianne Moore

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ragan Clark | Aug 17
Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest collaboration.

Native American Voters, once Overlooked, Seek Role for 2020

Native American Voters, once Overlooked, Seek Role for 2020

NEWS | By Kali Robinson | Aug 17
Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Iowa next week to do something that Native Americans say doesn't happen enough: court their vote.

From Tusks to Tails, Nations Eye Trade in Endangered Species

From Tusks to Tails, Nations Eye Trade in Endangered Species

NEWS | By Jamey Keaten and Maria Cheng | Aug 17
From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind's exploitation of the planet's fauna and flora is putting some of them at risk of extinction.

Hong Kong's Divide: 1 Protest for Democracy, 1 for China

Hong Kong's Divide: 1 Protest for Democracy, 1 for China

NEWS | By Yanan Wang and Kelvin Chan | Aug 17
Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong's famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally called for an end to the often violent protests.


News

Bullock Tries to Find Middle Ground on Guns

Bullock Tries to Find Middle Ground on Guns

POLITICS | By Michelle L. Price | Aug 17
As a Democratic politician in deep-red Montana, Steve Bullock has long searched for a middle ground on guns. Now a presidential candidate in a party pushing hard for new gun-control laws, he still is.


Entertainment

 Review :: A Voice of the Warm

Review :: A Voice of the Warm

BOOKS | By Sam Cronin | Aug 16
Rod McKuen may not be a household name anymore, but at the height of his fame, he was one of the best-selling poets and most beloved crooners to his cadre of fans, as well as an early pioneer of sexual fluidity. Read the Edge review here.


Business

Recession Signs Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

Recession Signs Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

NATIONAL | By Josh Boak and Jonathan Lemire | Aug 17
President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment rate.


Technology

Trooper Finds Parked Driver Playing Pokemon Go on 8 Phones

Trooper Finds Parked Driver Playing Pokemon Go on 8 Phones

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 16
A Washington state trooper who pulled over to help what he thought was a disabled vehicle found something else instead: The driver had eight phones simultaneously playing the video game Pokemon Go.


Finance

Europe on a Budget? 'Secret Flying' Says Yes

Europe on a Budget? 'Secret Flying' Says Yes

SAVING | Aug 14
If you're looking for deeply discounted airfare, Secret Flying aggregates hundreds of flight routes each week to make your next bucket list vacation a reality.


Cars

Uber's Deng Talks Post-Airport Food Delivery, Stress Relief

Uber's Deng Talks Post-Airport Food Delivery, Stress Relief

AUTO NEWS | By Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 14
Uber began as a ride-hailing company, but its ambition to become the "Amazon of transportation" has pushed its leaders to experiment with bus fleets, transit and its growing food delivery business.


Style

NARS Cosmetics' 'Sexually Explicit' Lipstick Ad Makes a Splash

NARS Cosmetics' 'Sexually Explicit' Lipstick Ad Makes a Splash

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16
NARS Cosmetics have made a marketing strategy from suggestive names for their products, but for some a suggestive new lipstick ad might have gone a bit too far.


Health/Fitness

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

HEALTH | By Nina Feldman, WHYY | Aug 16
Buprenorphine is a drug that curbs cravings and treats the symptoms of withdrawal from opioid addiction. But gaining access to it can be nearly impossible.


Travel

7 Places to Fall in Love with New York State This Autumn

7 Places to Fall in Love with New York State This Autumn

Aug 16
These exciting new hotels are the perfect way to anchor a day-long or weekend getaway, and this autumn will showcase an array of impressive additions to a rapidly expanding hotel landscape.


Nightlife

Gay Nightclub Owner/Trump Supporter Running for Congress... Again

Gay Nightclub Owner/Trump Supporter Running for Congress... Again

POLITICS | By Sam Cronin | Aug 15
Mauro Garza, the owner of popular gay night club Pegasus and Trump supporter, is running for a Republican Congressional seat in Texas.