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Biden Stands by May Timeline for Vaccines for All US Adults

Biden Stands by May Timeline for Vaccines for All US Adults

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Linda A. Johnson and Jonathan Lemire | Mar 3

President Joe Biden said the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccine for all adults by the end of May — two months earlier than anticipated.

Wisconsin Lawmakers Launch Attack on Trans Athletes

Wisconsin Lawmakers Launch Attack on Trans Athletes

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced two pieces of legislation that target trans student athletes at all levels of education, including elementary school, middle school, high school, and college.

Chasten Buttigeig Shares Homophobic Workplace Story; Twitter Responds

Chasten Buttigeig Shares Homophobic Workplace Story; Twitter Responds

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3

Chasten Buttigieg took his support for the Equality Act to Twitter, where he shared a story of a homophobic workplace experience, and Twitter users shared their own harrowing stories, in turn.

Trans History's Forgotten Figure: Zackary Drucker on 'The Lady and the Dale'

Trans History's Forgotten Figure: Zackary Drucker on 'The Lady and the Dale'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3

Transgender multi-media artist and cultural producer Zackary Drucker chatted with EDGE about the complex historical figure that is Liz Carmichael, subject of HBO docuseries "The Lady and the Dale."

Listen: Nathan Lane Looks Back at 'The Birdcage,' Wishes He'd Come Out Then

Listen: Nathan Lane Looks Back at 'The Birdcage,' Wishes He'd Come Out Then

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3

Nathan Lane remembers his breakout role in "The Birdcage" via "The Last Laugh" podcast...now wishes he'd come out back then.

Watch: 'Vaccine, Vaccine': Dolly Sings 'Jolene' Rewrite for Shot

Watch: 'Vaccine, Vaccine': Dolly Sings 'Jolene' Rewrite for Shot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Mar 3

Dolly Parton has written hundreds of songs over her decades-long career and it turns out her tune "Jolene" is the just right one for getting her COVID-19 vaccine.

Attorneys Say Joe Exotic of 'Tiger King' Wants New Trial

Attorneys Say Joe Exotic of 'Tiger King' Wants New Trial

NEWS | Mar 3

Joe Exotic of "Tiger King" fame has found new attorneys who say they plan to file a motion for a new trial in a matter of months.

Sun, Sand and Shots: Caribbean Seeks Vaccines to Revive Economy

Sun, Sand and Shots: Caribbean Seeks Vaccines to Revive Economy

TRAVEL | By Dánica Coto | Mar 3

The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world's most tourism-dependent regions.

Gen Z Gets Inspired by Gen X in Amy Poehler's Film 'Moxie'

Gen Z Gets Inspired by Gen X in Amy Poehler's Film 'Moxie'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 3

Amy Poehler was never a Riot Grrrl. She says she wasn't cool enough to be part of the scene popularized by bands like Bikini Kill. But the spirit of the '90s feminist movement always resonated with her.

33 Years Later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall Return to Zamunda

33 Years Later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall Return to Zamunda

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Mar 3

When Eddie Murphy made the original "Coming to America," he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in America.

News

Virus Variant Races Through Italy, Especially Among Children

Virus Variant Races Through Italy, Especially Among Children

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio | Mar 3

The variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among Italy's infected schoolchildren and is helping to fuel a "robust" uptick in the curve of COVID-19 contagion in the country, the health minister said Tuesday.

Entertainment

U.S. Postage Stamp Campaign Launches to Honor LGBTQ Trailblazers

U.S. Postage Stamp Campaign Launches to Honor LGBTQ Trailblazers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 3

The National LGBTQ Task Force and the International Imperial Court System, two prominent LGBTQ organizations, have announced a campaign to call on the U.S. Postal Service to issue stamps honoring four influential LGBTQ trailblazers.

Technology

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

Keeping Clean Could Be Deadly: Briotech's Solution to Pandemic-Era Disinfection

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 2

Briotech, a global leader in HOCl technology and manufacturing, has created a multi-use product line with game-changing technologies in health and disinfection.

Finance

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

President Biden's Plan To Change Credit Reporting And Scoring

FINANCE | By Michelle Black, Contributor and Caroline Lupini, Editor | Mar 3

If President Biden has his way, he will create a public credit reporting agency (CRA) to compete with the three major credit bureaus and maybe one day replace them altogether.

Cars

New or Used? Either Way, Price Hikes Squeeze U.S. Auto Buyers

New or Used? Either Way, Price Hikes Squeeze U.S. Auto Buyers

CARS | By Tom Krisher and Mike Householder | Mar 3

The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many.

Style

From Undies to Outerwear: Be Seen in Green

From Undies to Outerwear: Be Seen in Green

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 2

Whether you're alone or spending the day with your favorite leprechaun, here are 10 teasers to inspire you this St. Patrick's Day.

Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.