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Fake Claims about 'Transgender,' 'Immigrant' Gunman Swirl Online after Texas School Shooting

Fake Claims about 'Transgender,' 'Immigrant' Gunman Swirl Online after Texas School Shooting

NEWS | By David Klepper and Ali Swenson | May 26

Unfounded claims that the gunman was an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally, or transgender, quickly emerged on Twitter, Reddit and other social media platforms.

Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Mark Indelicato Talk Jean Smart, LGBTQ Authenticity on 'Hacks'

Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Mark Indelicato Talk Jean Smart, LGBTQ Authenticity on 'Hacks'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | May 25

"Hacks" is one of television's queerest shows — not only in content, featuring numerous gay memes — but in casting, with the majority of the cast identifying as LGBTQ+. EDGE spoke to out cast members, Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Mark Indelicato.

Olympian Tom Daley Announces Knitting Book, Coming in November

Olympian Tom Daley Announces Knitting Book, Coming in November

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | May 25

Tom Daley announced he is writing a book about knitting that will hit shelves in November.

Jennifer Coolidge Happy to Leave 'Gold Digger' Roles Behind

Jennifer Coolidge Happy to Leave 'Gold Digger' Roles Behind

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 25

Jennifer Coolidge says she is happy to leave "gold digger" roles behind after "White Lotus" success.

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Targeting Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Targeting Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

NEWS | May 25

LGBTQ shoppers at Phoenix area Target stores are being victimized by a video threat from a 24-year old, ultra-right wing extremist.

Watch: '9-1-1: Lone Star' Lead Ronen Rubinstein Skinny Dips While Vacationing in Italy

Watch: '9-1-1: Lone Star' Lead Ronen Rubinstein Skinny Dips While Vacationing in Italy

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25

Ronen Rubinstein — the actor who is one-half of the couple known as "Tarlos" on the hit series "9-1-1: Lone Star," headed to Italy and shared a video of himself skinny dipping.

Q&A: Kristen Stewart on Body Horror, Cronenberg and Cannes

Q&A: Kristen Stewart on Body Horror, Cronenberg and Cannes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 25

In David Cronenberg's "Crimes of the Future," in which an artist played by Viggo Mortensen has organs and tumors plucked from his body in performance art excavations, Kristen Stewart plays a timid bureaucrat swiftly turned passionate devotee.

For Hair Thinning, Nutrafol Offers Reliable, Trusted Results

For Hair Thinning, Nutrafol Offers Reliable, Trusted Results

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 25

When it comes to hair care, there's an awful lot of noise to cut through when choosing the right products, particularly when it comes to thinning hair. Nutrafol cuts through the noise to offer reliable, trusted results.

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 25

The NBC series "Smash," about the nuts and bolts of mounting a new Broadway musical, only lasted for two seasons —┬ábut now it's becoming a Broadway musical itself.

Watch: Chris Hemsworth's Butt Steals the Show in New 'Thor' Trailer

Watch: Chris Hemsworth's Butt Steals the Show in New 'Thor' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 25

Chris Hemsworth's butt steals the show when the ripped God of Thunder runs afoul of the Greek deity Zeus and has his clothes "flicked" off in the just-released "Thor" trailer.

News

Brittney Griner's Wife Tells ABC She Wants WNBA Star Home

Brittney Griner's Wife Tells ABC She Wants WNBA Star Home

NEWS | By Doug Feinberg | May 25

Brittney Griner's wife Cherelle wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner's release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than three months.

Entertainment

Review: Mira Nair's 'Mississippi Masala' Swoons on Blu-ray from Criterion

Review: Mira Nair's 'Mississippi Masala' Swoons on Blu-ray from Criterion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | May 25

Mira Nair's breakout 1991 film "Mississippi Masala" is now available on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection with a beautiful presentation from a new 4K restoration and a handful of special features.

Business

Administration Opposes Airlines in Lawsuit over Crew Breaks

Administration Opposes Airlines in Lawsuit over Crew Breaks

BUSINESS | May 26

The Biden administration has sided against the airline industry and urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to uphold a California law that would provide more rest and meal breaks for airline crews.

Technology

Twitter to Pay $150M Penalty over Privacy of Users' Data

Twitter to Pay $150M Penalty over Privacy of Users' Data

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcy Gordon | May 26

Twitter will pay a $150 million penalty and put in new safeguards to settle federal regulators' allegations that the social platform failed to protect the privacy of users' data over a six-year span.

Finance

Fed Officials Signal Rates May Head to 'Restrictive' Levels

Fed Officials Signal Rates May Head to 'Restrictive' Levels

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | May 26

Federal Reserve officials agreed when they met earlier this month that they may have to raise interest rates to levels that would weaken the economy as part of their drive to curb inflation.

Cars

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Cars for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Cars for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

CARS | May 25

Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three injuries have been reported, two in the U.S. and one in Singapore.

Style

Goodbye NYC; Estimates Show Big City Losses, Sunbelt Gains

Goodbye NYC; Estimates Show Big City Losses, Sunbelt Gains

STYLE | By Mike Schneider | May 26

Eight of the 10 largest cities in the U.S. lost population during the first year of the pandemic, with New York, Los Angeles and Chicago leading the way.

Travel

Airbnb Ends Rentals in China to Focus on Outbound Tourists

Airbnb Ends Rentals in China to Focus on Outbound Tourists

TRAVEL | May 24

Airbnb Inc. announced Tuesday it will stop representing short-term rental properties in China and focus its business in the country on serving Chinese tourists looking for lodgings abroad.

Nightlife

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

NIGHTLIFE | May 23

Gather your friends and let us introduce you to Orlando's most iconic weekend experience: Celebrate with us at One Magical Weekend in Orlando!