Counting Species in California's Muir Woods

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

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

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

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, for the kids

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

By Kilian Melloy | 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.

Scott Rogers

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

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.

Hornet Gay Social Network Ups Its HIV Prevention on Website

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Sep 2
Hornet Gay Social Network, one of the largest gay mobile apps, adds another in-app tool for AIDS prevention.

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

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.

The Bone Clocks

By Daniel Scheffler | Sep 2
A sextet of fantasy adventure set across time and space.

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?

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.