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Uneasy US Tries to Fete A July 4 Marred by Parade Shooting

Uneasy US Tries to Fete A July 4 Marred by Parade Shooting

NEWS | By Bobby Caina Calvan and Kathleen Foody | Jul 4

A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday's celebrations across the U.S.

6 Dead, 24 Wounded In Shooting at Chicago-area July 4 Parade

6 Dead, 24 Wounded In Shooting at Chicago-area July 4 Parade

NEWS | By Michael Tarm and Roger Schneider | Jul 4

At least six people died and 24 were wounded in a shooting at a July Fourth parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, and officers are searching for a suspect who likely fired on the festivities from a rooftop, police said Monday.

Blending Science and Luxury, Clinical+ Skin Makes its Debut

Blending Science and Luxury, Clinical+ Skin Makes its Debut

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Jul 4

Clinical+ Skin set out to revolutionize the skincare category by creating a groundbreaking, professional-grade, science-backed skincare line that combines medical research and proven results with luxury.

Rapinoe's Role Changing as US Preps for World Cup Qualifying

Rapinoe's Role Changing as US Preps for World Cup Qualifying

NEWS | By Anne M. Peterson | Jul 4

The wily winger is now 36 and admittedly slowing a bit. Off the field, however, Rapinoe is outspoken as ever.

What is it Like to be a Gay Adult Star? Woody Fox Explains It All For You

What is it Like to be a Gay Adult Star? Woody Fox Explains It All For You

NEWS | Jul 4

Former gay adult star Woody Fox, who hails from Australia, joined his industry colleagues on an edition of ABC's "You Can't Ask That" to talk about the ins-and-outs of the industry.

Biden to Award Medal of Freedom to Jobs, Rapinoe, Giffords

Biden to Award Medal of Freedom to Jobs, Rapinoe, Giffords

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Jul 4

President Joe Biden will present the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people. LGBTQ+ representation in Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and soccer star Megan Rapinoe.

Ricky Martin Faces Restraining Order in Puerto Rico

Ricky Martin Faces Restraining Order in Puerto Rico

ENTERTAINMENT | By Dánica Coto | Jul 4

A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday.

Pride Parade Returns in London on 50th Anniversary

Pride Parade Returns in London on 50th Anniversary

NEWS | By Mike Fuller | Jul 4

The streets of London were filled with color on Saturday as the U.K. capital marked 50 years of Pride.

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Here. Here's What to Stock Up On.

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Here. Here's What to Stock Up On.

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Jul 4

Every summer, Nordstrom unveils a slew of beauty luxuries as part of their highly-anticipated Anniversary Sale. This year, I previewed the sale to give EDGE readers an inside track on which products you should add to your carts as soon as you're able.

Happy Valley Massachusetts Is Doing Cannabis Differently

Happy Valley Massachusetts Is Doing Cannabis Differently

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 4

We hear plenty about cannabis dispensaries with huge selections of brands and products.Happy Valley Massachusetts, the most consistent, premium-quality cannabis experiences come from within.

News

'Cheer Live' Star James Thomas — Living His Truth with Plenty of Back-Flips

'Cheer Live' Star James Thomas — Living His Truth with Plenty of Back-Flips

NEWS | By Steve Duffy | Jul 4

Cheerleading is having a moment thanks to Monica Aldama's Netflix docuseries "Cheer" Now the show is coming to a venue near you. EDGE spoke to cast member James Thomas about living his truth while doing backflips.

Technology

Crewless Robotic Mayflower Ship Reaches Plymouth Rock

Crewless Robotic Mayflower Ship Reaches Plymouth Rock

TECHNOLOGY | Jul 1

The sleek Mayflower Autonomous Ship met with an escort boat as it approached the Massachusetts shoreline Thursday, more than 400 years after its namesake's historic journey from England.

Cars

Edmunds Compares: Audi E-tron GT vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS

Edmunds Compares: Audi E-tron GT vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS

CARS | By Alex Nishimoto, Edmunds | Jul 2

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS and the 2022 Audi e-tron GT are blazing the trail for a brand-new segment: The electric luxury sedan class. Which is right for you?

Style

William Chris Wines: A Taste of Texas in Every Bottle

William Chris Wines: A Taste of Texas in Every Bottle

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 4

The shared philosophy of William Chris Vineyards is "great wines aren't made, but grown in the vineyard." Find out why this Texas winegrower is so worth your while.

Health/Fitness

WHO: Monkeypox Cases in Europe have Tripled in Last 2 Weeks

WHO: Monkeypox Cases in Europe have Tripled in Last 2 Weeks

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Maria Cheng | Jul 1

The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.

Nightlife

Abort The Court at @ StoneWall Inn :: June 30, 2022

Abort The Court at @ StoneWall Inn :: June 30, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 2

Abort The Court variety show fundraiser was a resounding success, not only in funds raised, but also in the talent and friends that came together to support the cause. Hosted by Brita Filter and Jack Tracy, with music by DJ Chauncey Dandridge.