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After Dropping Half his Body Weight, Model Kevin Creekman Found Confidence through Covering Self in Ink

After Dropping Half his Body Weight, Model Kevin Creekman Found Confidence through Covering Self in Ink

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 21

Model and social media personality Kevin Creekman weighed 330 pounds when he turned 18. That was 16 years ago, now he weighs a healthy 152 pounds.

Watch: Kristen Kish 'Live on the EDGE'

Watch: Kristen Kish 'Live on the EDGE'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 21

Kristen Kish, "Top Chef" season 10 winner and co-host of the new truTV series "Fast Foodies," joins EDGE to chat about her latest TV endeavor, where she's once again battling it out in the kitchen.

NYC Judge Agrees to Dismiss Thousands of Prostitution Cases

NYC Judge Agrees to Dismiss Thousands of Prostitution Cases

NEWS | Apr 21

A New York judge agreed Wednesday to dismiss thousands of prostitution-related offenses dating to the 1970s at the request of the Manhattan district attorney, who also said he would no longer prosecute many offenses related to sex work.

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

NEWS | By Sarah Varney | Apr 21

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound disruptions in almost every aspect of the battle against HIV/AIDS, grounding outreach teams, sharply curtailing testing and diverting critical staff away from laboratories and medical centers.

Start a CBD Wellness Routine for Your Pet in 5 Easy Steps

Start a CBD Wellness Routine for Your Pet in 5 Easy Steps

NEWS | Apr 21

From traveling with your pets to getting out and about with them, we've shared how CBD can benefit your pet and support their daily wellness, mobility and sense of calm. Maybe you're even ready to try CBD with your own canine companion or feline friend.

YouTube Demonetized Controversial Makeup Star James Charles After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

YouTube Demonetized Controversial Makeup Star James Charles After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

NEWS | Apr 21

It will be harder for controversial makeup star James Charles to make money off his incredibly popular YouTube videos after he was accused of sexual misconduct with minors.

Gay Texas Teen Prevails over School's Nail Polish Policy

Gay Texas Teen Prevails over School's Nail Polish Policy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21

Out Texas teen Trevor Wilkinson was suspended late last year for wearing nail polish to school in violating of the dress code. With community support...he's helped to overturn that policy.

Watch: Who'd Play Him in a Movie? Boy George Wants to be 'Impressed'

Watch: Who'd Play Him in a Movie? Boy George Wants to be 'Impressed'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21

Boy George doesn't yet know the answer to the question "Who would play you in a movie?" but, reports say, he's looking to be "impressed" by whoever lands the role.

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21

YouTube shut down a Nigerian pastor's channel following complaints about videos that showed congregants being assaulted in the name of driving out "demons" that supposedly made them gay.

Actors Zoë Kravitz and Taylour Paige Spark Dating Rumors with New Instagram Post

Actors Zoë Kravitz and Taylour Paige Spark Dating Rumors with New Instagram Post

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 21

Zoë Kravitz and Taylour Paige appeared in a lighthearted Instagram post over the weekend, with fans speculating over their potential relationship status.

News

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

NEWS | By Jerry Brown | Apr 21

It can be a painful experience when a lender rejects your loan application. Although you might not know what to do, you can take steps to increase your approval odds for future applications.

Business

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

BUSINESS | By David Koening | Apr 21

Shares of United Airlines tumbled by 8.5% Tuesday after the airline reported a larger first-quarter loss than expected and suggested that key business and international travel won't recover significantly until next year.

Technology

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

TECHNOLOGY | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 20

Restaurants and delivery companies remain uneasy partners, haggling over fees and struggling to make the service profitable for themselves and each other.

Finance

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

FINANCE | By Bob Musinski | Apr 20

While these loans are a small share of the overall number of mortgages issued each year, they are vital to low- and middle-income families who are trying to buy a home.

Cars

Scrutiny of Tesla Crash a Sign that Regulation May be Coming

Scrutiny of Tesla Crash a Sign that Regulation May be Coming

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 21

The fiery crash of a Tesla near Houston with no one behind the wheel is drawing scrutiny from two federal agencies that could bring new regulation of electronic systems that take on some driving tasks.

Style

Four Fired Brew Pub Workers Claim Anti-LGBTQ Bias

Four Fired Brew Pub Workers Claim Anti-LGBTQ Bias

STYLE | Apr 21

Four front-of-house staffers at BrewDog, an Indianapolis brew pub, allege that they were fired for being LGBTQ. The company they used to work for has faced similar controversy before.

Health/Fitness

Families, Doctors Urge Alabama to Reject Trans Treatment Ban

Families, Doctors Urge Alabama to Reject Trans Treatment Ban

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kim Chandler | Apr 21

Transgender youth, parents and advocates on Tuesday urged the Alabama House of Representatives, as well as the state's governor, to reject legislation that would ban the use of puberty-blockers or hormones to treat transgender minors.

Travel

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

TRAVEL | By Raf Casert | Apr 21

There is no stopping flowers when they bloom, blossoms when they burst. Unfortunately, people have been stopped from enjoying them these days.