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Joan Rivers Taken Out of Medically-Induced Coma

CELEBRITIES | By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Melissa Rivers is keeping her "fingers crossed" as doctors begin to take Joan Rivers out of a medically induced coma, the New York Daily News reporte

Hollywood Hacked :: Explicit Celeb Photos Leaked

LEGAL | Sep 2
Dozens of private, nude photographs were accessed from A-listers' cloud-based storage systems online. Celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Kate Upton were targeted. Anthony Mason reports.

Counting Species in California's Muir Woods

SCIENCE | Sep 2
In a bold effort called a "bioblitz," teams of scientists, students and volunteers took part in a 24-hour inventory of every species living in the 116-square-mile Muir Woods National Monument just north of San Francisco. Carter Evans reports.

SEC Adopts Rules on Loan-Backed Securities

TIPS & ADVICE | By Marcy Gordan | Sep 2
Federal regulators voted to require financial firms that sell securities backed by mortgages and auto loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, to give investors details on borrowers' credit records and income.

Contracts to Buy US Homes Rise in Hopeful Sign

REAL ESTATE | By Josh Boak | Sep 2
More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed.

Taylor Schilling, left, and Uzo Aduba in a scene from "Orange Is the New Black."

The Case Against Binge-Watching TV

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 2
It's no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching - going through several episodes of a TV show in a single stretch.

Oakland Pride Clarifies: Hide Okay - As Long As It's Tanned

PERSONAL TECH | By EDGE | Sep 2
Oakland Pride kicked off its own event this weekend, but found itself embroiled in a near-tempest with media reports that the leather community had been disinvited.

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After Fresh Start in U.S., TV Host Killed -- by Son-in-Law Lover?

PERSONAL TECH | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 2
A British former dance instructor fled to America after beating child sex abuse charges -- only to be gunned down two decades later. The suspect: His son-in-law and, police say, also his lover.

Summer to Fall Fashion: Buy Now, Wear Now... and Later

FASHION | By Mac Smith | Sep 2
Fear not: there's a strategy to choose new pieces for fall that are wearable now and that can also carry into the new season. Here are EDGE's top picks to buy now, wear now... and wear later, too.

A Pueblo County Sheriff's deputy carries marijuana plants from a grow site on private property near the San Isabel National Forest above Rye, Colo., on Aug. 15, 2012

Will Traffic Deaths Rise As States Legalize Pot?

NATIONAL | By Joan Lowy | Sep 1
As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.

In this Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, left, signs off on her last broadcast as anchor of "World News," with new anchor, David Muir, right, looking on in New York

David Muir Takes Over at ABC's 'World News'

TELEVISION | By David Bauder | Sep 1
Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.