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All Mariah Carey Wants is You to Enjoy Her Christmas Special

All Mariah Carey Wants is You to Enjoy Her Christmas Special

ENTERTAINMENT | By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Dec 2
Christmas is still a few weeks away, but Mariah Carey is already orchestrating her dinner menu.

Watch: Tom Daley Teases Fans with Instagram Vid

Watch: Tom Daley Teases Fans with Instagram Vid

NEWS | Dec 2
Tom Daley had a question, and asked for answers on Instagram. But what his fans are commenting on are not his gymnastic prowess.

Elliot Page's Wife Reacts to Star Coming Out as Trans: I'm 'So Proud'

Elliot Page's Wife Reacts to Star Coming Out as Trans: I'm 'So Proud'

"Juno" star Elliot Page took to social media Tuesday to come out as transgender and now his wife Emma Portner is responding to the news.

Watch: Trans Woman Chae'Meshia Simms Shot, Killed in Va.

Watch: Trans Woman Chae'Meshia Simms Shot, Killed in Va.

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 2
Family and friends are grieving Chae'Meshia Simms, a transgender woman who was shot and killed in Richmond, Virginia, in her mother's rental car on Nov. 23, just after the end of Transgender Awareness Week.

A Year in 60 Secs: TikTok Lists Top Videos, Creators of 2020

A Year in 60 Secs: TikTok Lists Top Videos, Creators of 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Dec 2
From skateboarding to Fleetwood Mac to learning Cardi B's rump-shaking choreography, TikTok users got creative in a pandemic year with new songs, dances and memes in 60 seconds or less.

Canada: US Border Measures to Last Until Virus Under Control

Canada: US Border Measures to Last Until Virus Under Control

NEWS | By Rob Gillies | Dec 2
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday the ban on nonessential travel with the United States will not be lifted until COVID-19 is significantly more under control around the world.

People Magazine Reveals its '2020 People of the Year'

People Magazine Reveals its '2020 People of the Year'

NEWS | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Dec 2
People magazine has named George Clooney, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Selena Gomez and Regina King as the "2020 People of the Year."

'Very Dark Couple of Weeks': Morgues and Hospitals Overflow

'Very Dark Couple of Weeks': Morgues and Hospitals Overflow

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Tammy Webber, Heather Hollingsworth | Dec 2
Amid the resurgence, states have begun reopening field hospitals to handle an influx of patients that is pushing health care systems — and their workers — to the breaking point.

2017 Ban on Local LGBT Ordinances Ends in North Carolina

2017 Ban on Local LGBT Ordinances Ends in North Carolina

NEWS | Dec 2
A 3 1/2-year ban on new local ordinances aimed at protecting LGBT rights in North Carolina expired Tuesday, prompting gay rights groups to urge the passage of such measures now.

Years After Coming Out, Gay Athletes Upset by Lack of Change

Years After Coming Out, Gay Athletes Upset by Lack of Change

NEWS | By Dennis Passa | Dec 2
Two former pro athletes are united in their disappointment that a higher proportion of gay athletes haven't come out, and that homophobic language on the sporting fields is still rife.


News

UK Authorizes Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Emergency Use

UK Authorizes Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Emergency Use

INTERNATIONAL | By Lauran Neergaard, Danica Kirka | Dec 2
British officials authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use on Wednesday, greenlighting the world's first shot against the virus that's backed by rigorous science and taking a major step toward eventually ending the pandemic.


Business

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

NATIONAL | By Michelle Chapman | Dec 1
The Nasdaq stock exchange is seeking U.S. authority to require more diversity in the boardrooms of Nasdaq-listed companies, or for those companies to explain why they can not.


Finance

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

NATIONAL | By John Schmidt | Nov 30
More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.


Cars

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Dec 1
Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail.


Style

Cheers, Salud, Prost! Our Favorite Spirits Gifts of the Season

Cheers, Salud, Prost! Our Favorite Spirits Gifts of the Season

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 2
EDGE searched high and low for our favorite libations of the season, unearthing an array of spirits (along with Instagram-worthy packaging) for the best liquor gifts of 2020.


Health/Fitness

Battles Won — and Lost — Against AIDS Hold Valuable Lessons for COVID-19

Battles Won — and Lost — Against AIDS Hold Valuable Lessons for COVID-19

AIDS | Dec 1
Not since the HIV/AIDS pandemic of the 1990s have countries faced such a common health threat. This explains why UNAIDS has selected the theme "Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility" for this year's World AIDS Day.


Travel

Texas Virus Spread Even Puts Desert Artist Hub Marfa on Edge

Texas Virus Spread Even Puts Desert Artist Hub Marfa on Edge

By Acacia Coronado, Paul J. Weber | Dec 2
Texas surpassed 9,000 hospitalized coronavirus patients Tuesday as the pandemic's spread threatened the Big Bend region near the desert artist hub of Marfa, where tourists continued visiting and officials urged people to stay home.


Nightlife

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29
Saturdays at London's Heaven Nightclub are getting a little happier - at least, the meals are. New COVID rules say bars must serve "substantial meals" with drinks, and McDonald's is partnering with the club.