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Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 25

EDGE has curated the ultimate CBD holiday gift guide, including CBD gift boxes, CBD gift bundles, and the best CBD products of 2020. The only difficulty will be deciding whether to gift them or keep for yourself!

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 25

"There's a split second when I wake up in the morning when I forget that I'm not waking up dope sick," says recovering addict Jonah Brooks. "Everything about my life is going so well, and it's just more beautiful than I ever thought possible."

Starbucks Barista Claims Firing for Refusing to Wear Pride Shirt

Starbucks Barista Claims Firing for Refusing to Wear Pride Shirt

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 25

A former Starbucks barista in New Jersey is suing the corporation because, she alleges, she was fired for refusing to wear a "PRIDE" T-shirt.

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

TRAVEL | By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own

Sam Smith Wants 'Two Kids' & a 'Crunchy' Club

Sam Smith Wants 'Two Kids' & a 'Crunchy' Club

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 25

Sam Smith said that they would like to have "two kids, if I want any."

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

FINANCE | By John Schmidt | Nov 25

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.

Hungary's Constitutional Court to Review Transgender Law

Hungary's Constitutional Court to Review Transgender Law

NEWS | Nov 25

A Hungarian court has requested constitutional review of a law disallowing transgender individuals from changing their names and genders in official documents, a potential blow to a wave of recent legislation restricting the rights of LGBTQ Hungarians.

Washington Mother Beats, Robs Son's Grindr Date; Son Joins In

Washington Mother Beats, Robs Son's Grindr Date; Son Joins In

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 25

A woman in Washington State is accused of assaulting and robbing a man her son met on Grindr. The woman's son and another man also reportedly joined in on the beating.

Police Shut Down COVID-Unsafe Sex Club Party in NYC

Police Shut Down COVID-Unsafe Sex Club Party in NYC

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 25

Police shut down a sex party with 80 attendees at a New York swingers club - because the event broke COVID-19 policies implemented by the city.

The Pandemic is Changing Hollywood, Maybe Forever

The Pandemic is Changing Hollywood, Maybe Forever

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Nov 25

"No New 'Movies' Till Influenza Ends" blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly second wave of the Spanish Flu was unfolding.

News

Germany to Compensate Gay Servicepeople for Discrimination

Germany to Compensate Gay Servicepeople for Discrimination

NEWS | By Geir Moulson | Nov 25

Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved legislation that would provide compensation to gay servicepeople who experienced discrimination in the military before a change of policy 20 years ago.

Entertainment

Kaley Cuoco Judged a Book by its Cover for Her New TV Series

Kaley Cuoco Judged a Book by its Cover for Her New TV Series

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Nov 25

Kaley Cuoco knew she wanted to turn Chris Bohjalian's best-selling novel "The Flight Attendant' into a TV series when the book caught her eye online.

Business

Lights, Camera, Sell: Retailers Want You to Watch and Shop

Lights, Camera, Sell: Retailers Want You to Watch and Shop

BUSINESS | By Joseph Pisani | Nov 25

Livestream selling, already popular in China, is taking off in the U.S., ushering in a new way for Americans to shop online. Instead of searching for what they want, they pick up their phones, sit back, and click to buy if they like what they see.

Technology

Mysterious Shiny Monolith Found in Otherworldly Utah Desert

Mysterious Shiny Monolith Found in Otherworldly Utah Desert

TECHNOLOGY | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Nov 24

Deep in the Mars-like landscape of Utah's red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state.

Finance

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

FINANCE | By Harris Meyer | Nov 21

Health insurance companies will have to give their customers estimated out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and disclose to the public the negotiated prices they pay for drugs, under an unexpected new Trump administration rule.

Cars

Edmunds: Black Friday car Deals May Not Be as Bountiful

Edmunds: Black Friday car Deals May Not Be as Bountiful

CARS | By Ronald Montoya | Nov 25

While Black Friday savings on new cars aren't that dramatic — no 70% off fire sales here — they do generally make mid- to late November a good time to buy a car.

Style

Restaurant Workers Out of Work Again as Virus Surges

Restaurant Workers Out of Work Again as Virus Surges

STYLE | By Tammy Webber, Daniella Peters, Brian Melley | Nov 25

Waiters and bartenders are being thrown out of work — again — as governors and local officials shut down indoor dining and drinking establishments to combat the nationwide surge in coronavirus infections.

Health/Fitness

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End the US Crisis Right Away

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End the US Crisis Right Away

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Candice Choi | Nov 25

Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the U.S.

Travel

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

TRAVEL | By John Marshall | Nov 25

The small town has made people feel safer than in big, crowded cities. Outdoor activities are Aspen's calling card, and the mountains were a perfect place to escape the doldrums of months-long lockdowns.