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Right Wing Blasts Workplace Nondiscrimination Executive Order

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Friday Jul 25, 2014
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.

Israeli tank rides near the Israel and Gaza border.

5 Killed in West Bank, Amid New Gaza Truce Efforts

INTERNATIONAL | By Karin Laub and Ian Deitch | Jul 25
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank, where five Palestinians were killed.

June 27, 2014. Actor Shia LaBeouf walks through the media after leaving Midtown Community Court following his arrest the previous day for yelling obscenities at the Broadway show "Cabaret."

Baldwin, LaBeouf Share a Role - Defendant

LOCAL | Jul 25
Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.

Andreja Pejic

Popular Androgynous Model Comes Out as Trans

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
Andreja Pejic, an Australian model who first made international headlines as Andrej Pejic in 2010 for an androgynous look, announced Thursday night she is transgender.

Dr. Kamel Khalili

Temple University Eliminates HIV Virus From Human Cells

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 25
Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia have made a breakthrough in attacking HIV, and it could be the first step toward a cure.

Natalie Dormer, left, and Jack Gleeson in a scene from "Game of Thrones." Dormer has been cast to play Cressida in the upcoming "Hunger Games" sequel.

Anti-Gay Activist: 'Game of Thrones' is Proof LGBT Rights Will Normalize Incest

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
The leader of an anti-gay activist wrote a piece for Christian site WorldNetDaily Friday, claiming HBO's "Game of Thrones" is proof that LGBT rights will lead to incest rights.

Eagle Gay Pride @ Eagle Leather Bar :: July 20, 2014

Jul 25
What is Gay Pride without a little leather? And the San Diego Eagle had just that, hot leather men and women who celebrated pride with cold beer and good friends. EDGE was there for this leather event, and here are the photos.

Gov. Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie to Campaign for Rauner in Chicago

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in Chicago to support Bruce Rauner's campaign for Illinois governor.

The hamburger bandits

Naked Hunks Steal 60 Hamburgers From Florida Restaurant

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
Two naked college-age men, and a third who was wearing his underwear, were caught on surveillance footage breaking into a Florida restaurant Sunday, stealing 60 hamburgers.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry

New Report: Gay Marriage Legalization Could Bring Over $180M to Texas

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
A new study revealed this week that if gay marriage was legalized in Texas, it would generate at minimum $14.8 million in sales tax revenue to state and local governments and as much as $181.6 million.

Vehicles are parked outside the Houari Boumedienne international airport near Algiers, Algeria.

Black Box Found at Site of Air Algerie Crash

INTERNATIONAL | By Elaine Ganley | Jul 25
French soldiers on Friday secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people, French President Francois Hollande said Friday. Terrorism has not been ruled out as a cause.