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EDGE's New Music Friday: Lana Del Rey, Elton John, ABBA & More

EDGE's New Music Friday: Lana Del Rey, Elton John, ABBA & More

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 22

Welcome to EDGE's New Music Friday, our guide to the best singles and albums released every week! This week, Lana Del Rey shares her second album of the year, Elton John returns with a collaborative album, ABBA releases another new song and more!

Watch: Male, Non-Binary  Students Sue Texas School  District for Long Hair Suspensions

Watch: Male, Non-Binary Students Sue Texas School District for Long Hair Suspensions

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22

Six male students, and one non-binary student, are suing after being suspended by a Texas school district for refusing to cut their hair short in conformity with a dress code they say is discriminatory.

Is It Time to Get the COVID Booster? Which One?

Is It Time to Get the COVID Booster? Which One?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauren Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Oct 22

Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing.

S Korea Blocks Army from Appealing Transgender Soldier Case

S Korea Blocks Army from Appealing Transgender Soldier Case

NEWS | By Kim Tong-Hyung | Oct 22

South Korea's Justice Ministry on Friday blocked the army from appealing a landmark court ruling that said it unlawfully discharged the country's first known transgender soldier before she was found dead earlier this year.

Bob the Drag Queen Talks Dave Chappelle, 'We're Here''s Stop in Selma

Bob the Drag Queen Talks Dave Chappelle, 'We're Here''s Stop in Selma

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22

"RuPaul's Drag Race" alum Bob the Drag Queen — one of a trio of drag artists who star in HBO's docuseries "We're Here" — opened up about Dave Chappelle's controversial Netflix special.

Sheriff: Baldwin Fired Shot on Movie Set That Killed Woman

Sheriff: Baldwin Fired Shot on Movie Set That Killed Woman

NEWS | Oct 21

Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a woman at a Santa Fe movie set.

A Spooktacular Providence Pride

A Spooktacular Providence Pride

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Oct 21

Rhode Island Pride returns with a schedule of events that includes the 20th anniversary of the illuminated Pride Parade.

Trump Plan for New Media Venture Gets Investors' Thumbs Up

Trump Plan for New Media Venture Gets Investors' Thumbs Up

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Alex Veiga | Oct 21

Some investors aren't waiting to see if former President Donald Trump's plans for a media company to challenge the likes of Facebook, Twitter and even Disney can actually become reality — they're all in.

After Kanter's Tibet Comments, Celtics Blacked Out in China

After Kanter's Tibet Comments, Celtics Blacked Out in China

NEWS | By Tim Reynolds | Oct 21

Boston Celtic Enes Kanter spoke out against human rights abuse in China. The country immediately canceled the team from being viewed

Oscar Isaac Turns Heads Again ... This Time for His Beard

Oscar Isaac Turns Heads Again ... This Time for His Beard

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21

For Denis Villeneuve's "Dune," Oscar Isaac spent 14 weeks growing out his beard. It was worth the wait.

Business

Chappelle Special Spurs Netflix Walkout; 'Trans Lives Matter'

Chappelle Special Spurs Netflix Walkout; 'Trans Lives Matter'

BUSINESS | By Alex Veiga and Lynn Elber | Oct 21

Netflix employees who walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle's special and its anti-transgender comments were joined by allies who chanted "Trans lives matter," getting pushback from counterprotesters who also showed up.

Technology

S Korea Test Launches 1st Domestically Made Space Rocket

S Korea Test Launches 1st Domestically Made Space Rocket

TECHNOLOGY | By Kim Tong-Hyung | Oct 21

South Korea's first domestically produced space rocket reached its desired altitude but failed to deliver a dummy payload into orbit in its first test launch on Thursday.

Finance

PPP is Gone, but Government Help for Small Businesses Isn't

PPP is Gone, but Government Help for Small Businesses Isn't

FINANCE | By Randa Kriss | Oct 21

Here are some of the government funding options that are still available to help small businesses in the time of COVID — and how to get them.

Cars

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Oct 16

There are a number of new models on the horizon that promise big improvements. Here are five of them coming out in the next three to six months that Edmunds' experts believe will be worth the wait.

Health/Fitness

FDA OK's Mixing COVID Vaccines, Backs Moderna and J&J Boosters

FDA OK's Mixing COVID Vaccines, Backs Moderna and J&J Boosters

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard | Oct 21

U.S. regulators signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or J&J vaccine, saying anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.

Travel

Quantas Moves Up Flights as Australia Expects Tourists Soon

Quantas Moves Up Flights as Australia Expects Tourists Soon

TRAVEL | By Rod McGuirk | Oct 22

Qantas Airways on Friday brought forward its plans to restart international travel from Sydney as Prime Minister Scott Morrison predicted tourists would be welcomed back to Australia this year.

Nightlife

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® Turboo

Treat Yourself to a Pleasure Trip with Tracy's Dog® Turboo

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 18

Just because you are in the middle of staying healthy and safe during the pandemic does not mean you have to forget about your sex life; you are your safest sex partner, and this toy can help you become your best partner, too.