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FBI Says It's Investigating Identity Theft at IRS

BUSINESS | May 29
The FBI says it's begun an investigation into the theft of personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an Internal Revenue Service website.

'Tony Awards®' Announces First-Ever Red Carpet Live Stream

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | May 29
For the first time ever, the "Tony Awards®" will present "LIVE! From the Red Carpet," a live-streamed red carpet special helmed by TV and Stage Star Darren Criss and two-time Tony Nominee Laura Osnes.

School Blocks Speech By Valedictorian Declaring He is Gay

NEWS | May 29
A Colorado charter school refused to let a class valedictorian deliver a graduation speech in which he planned to come out as gay, prompting criticism from activists.

Only In Florida: Man Arrested After Meditating Naked on Sidewalk

NEWS | By EDGE | May 29
Police arrested a nude man Thursday after he was caught meditating naked near a bus stop in Florida, the Smoking Gun reports.

California Quakin': Dwayne Johnson on 'San Andreas'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Fred Topel | May 29
In the disaster epic "San Andreas," Dwayne Johnson plays a first responder out to save his estranged wife and daughter as a huge earthquake devastates the California coast. EDGE spoke to the former wrestling star about the film.

For O'Malley, a Lot Riding on Iowa in 2016 Campaign

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | May 29
Martin O'Malley is returning to the state that introduced him to presidential politics three decades ago, when he played guitar and knocked on doors for Gary Hart.

Santorum 'Sickened' by Non-Endorsing Duggars

NEWS | By EDGE | May 29
What a difference a snub followed by a molestation scandal can make.

'Really Gay' Feminist Teen's Yearbook Quote Goes Viral

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | May 29
A California teen's yearbook quote has gone viral for its strong message on gender and marriage equality, receiving thousands of retweets and favorites.

Reisner Giveth & Taketh Away: Gay Hotelier Gets Refund for Cruz Donation

NEWS | By EDGE | May 29
Ted Cruz's presidential campaign was $2,700 richer in April. That was of course before publicity beleaguered gay hotelier Ian Reisner asked for his money back.

Fischer: Houston and Austin are the New Sodom and Gomorrah

NEWS | By EDGE | May 29
The weather report on American Family Association Radio yesterday called for cloudy with a chance of witchcraft and sodomy.


News

Hulu Pulls '19 Kids' After Allegations Against Josh Duggar

NATIONAL | May 29
Hulu has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.


Entertainment

PopUps: Surprise! 'Brokeback Bachelor' Contestants Reportedly Not Gay

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | May 29
It looks like "The Bachelorette" producers got us again: Sources told TMZ the "Brokeback Bachelors" are not gay, and that the viral promo is a red herring.


Business

'Canceled': When it Makes Sense to Close a Credit Card

FINANCE | By Alex Veiga | May 29
New credit card offers can be tempting, especially when they tout a lower interest rate or more attractive rewards than what's in your wallet.


Technology

Science Magazine Retracts Study on Voters' Gay-Rights Views

SCIENCE | May 28
Science magazine has formally retracted an article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters' views toward support for same-sex marriage.


Finance

Is Rent Out of Reach?

REAL ESTATE | By Jennifer Peltz | May 29
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.


Cars

Pakistan Vintage Car Collectors Preserve a Part of History

AUTO NEWS | By Asif Shahzad | May 28
Pakistan's gearheads are a testament to the universal appeal of fixing up and maintaining vintage cars, more commonly associated with America and the West from where popular shows like "Top Gear" or "Fast N' Loud" have reached Pakistani cable channels.


Style

Beer Geeks Go Local

FOOD/DRINK | By David Sharp | May 29
The number of small breweries is exploding, providing adventurous offerings to a new generation of beer drinkers who increasingly place a premium on locally produced beer.


Travel

Discovering Houston's Great Outdoors

By Matthew Wexler | May 29
Slather on some sunscreen and discover Houston's nearly 50,000 acres of outdoor space.