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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., August 18, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2LXLB

    Trump’s Phony Courtship of Black Voters

    Trump’s Phony Courtship of Black Voters

    In what may just be the most starkly crass, absurdly dishonest moment of the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump is now proclaiming himself black America’s last and best hope.  “We’ll get rid of the crime,” Trump told an audience Monday in Akron, Ohio....

    The small man prefers hawking fear and loathing to meeting with and listening to black people.

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    Chelsea Clinton (L), U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton stand on stage during the closing plenary of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, September 22, 2011.

    Hey, Hil, Shut Down the Foundation Now

    Hey, Hil, Shut Down the Foundation Now

    Let me open by saying, for the benefit of readers who don’t know me, that I’ve written dozens of defenses of the Clintons going back 18 years, to the beginnings of the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Until then I had mixed feelings about Clintonism—I was...

    It does great work. But in political terms, it’s an albatross. I can’t fathom why they aren’t anxious to get the albatross out from around their necks.

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    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11:  Supreme Court Justice nominee Merrick Garland, smiles during a meeting with Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), on Capitol Hill May 11, 2016 in Washington, DC. Garland is meeting with senators today while visiting Capitol Hill.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Garland Rises as Trump Sinks

    Garland Rises as Trump Sinks

    When the Senate reconvenes on Sept. 6, there may be a new faction supporting the confirmation of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court: Republicans.As the slow-motion implosion of Donald Trump’s candidacy continues, the calculus is shifting f...

    Vulnerable GOP senators could distance themselves from their nominee by voting to confirm the Supreme Court nominee—before President Hillary picks a more liberal jurist.

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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., August 18, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2LXLB

    Trump’s Phony Courtship of Black Voters

    Trump’s Phony Courtship of Black Voters

    In what may just be the most starkly crass, absurdly dishonest moment of the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump is now proclaiming himself black America’s last and best hope.  “We’ll get rid of the crime,” Trump told an audience Monday in Akron, Ohio....

    The small man prefers hawking fear and loathing to meeting with and listening to black people.

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    Hillary Clinton's super stamina

    Hillary Clinton Has Incredible Stamina

    Hillary Clinton Has Incredible Stamina

    After 25 years of Republicans attacking Hillary Clinton, there are few new lines on any number of fronts but their nominee, Donald Trump, has found a new one: Claiming that she doesn’t have the mental or physical stamina to be president.At a rally...

    Clinton’s biggest sin in the eyes of her opponents is not that she is ambitious; it is that she dares to get back up after she is knocked down.

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    U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves as she arrives during a campaign rally in Kissimmee, Florida, U.S. August 8, 2016

    Google Can’t Diagnose Hillary Clinton

    Google Can’t Diagnose Hillary Clinton

    Please do not turn to Rudy Giuliani for medical information.The former mayor of New York appeared on Fox News Sunday this past weekend to speculate about Hillary Clinton’s purported ill health. After asserting a media cover-up on her behalf, Giuli...

    My advice for the internet mob is the same advice I give my patients: Don’t diagnose anyone via search engine.

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    Entertainment

    Meyers: Trump’s Inner Circle Is Nuts

    Meyers: Trump’s Inner Circle Is Nuts

    Seth Meyers really doesn’t like Donald Trump. The former SNL writer turned late-night host turned in one of the better anti-Trump stand-up routines at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner—you know, back when the former reality star hinted a...

    The ‘Late Night’ host returned from a two-week hiatus to unload on Trump’s poorly managed campaign—which has been hijacked by the alt-right.

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    'Author: The JT LeRoy Story'

    The Literary Hoax That Fooled the Stars

    The Literary Hoax That Fooled the Stars

    If we’ve learned anything in the 21st century, it’s that identity can be as slippery as a fish, and this has never been quite so true and so puzzling as it is in Jeff Feuerzeig’s documentary Author: The JT LeRoy Story.Frequently referred to as one...

    ‘Author: The JT LeRoy Story’ humanizes the bizarre tale of a folk hero who turned out to be more fiction than fact.

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    ‘Southside With You’: Parker Sawyers on How He Became the Perfect Young Barack Obama

    How Parker Sawyers Became Young Obama

    How Parker Sawyers Became Young Obama

    A day after viewing the new film Southside With You, I walk into a room at The London Hotel in West Hollywood to meet the president. But Parker Sawyers, who plays a young Barack Obama in the film, no longer looks like the president.For starters, t...

    The 33-year-old actor with a striking resemblance to the president talks about growing up Republican and channeling a young Obama in ‘Southside With You.’

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    NY Comedy

    The Women Fighting Sex Crimes in Comedy

    The Women Fighting Sex Crimes in Comedy

    Last week, the news of a male performer’s ban from the Upright Citizens Brigade theater burst through the bubble of the New York comedy community and entered the public conversation. And while some comics seem shocked by the allegations and UCB’s ...

    For years, victims of harassment and assault in the New York comedy world were shamed into silence. Then Aaron Glaser was banned from UCB—and all hell broke loose.

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    'Author: The JT LeRoy Story'

    The Literary Hoax That Fooled the Stars

    The Literary Hoax That Fooled the Stars

    If we’ve learned anything in the 21st century, it’s that identity can be as slippery as a fish, and this has never been quite so true and so puzzling as it is in Jeff Feuerzeig’s documentary Author: The JT LeRoy Story.Frequently referred to as one...

    ‘Author: The JT LeRoy Story’ humanizes the bizarre tale of a folk hero who turned out to be more fiction than fact.

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    The Confession

    Why Was I Locked Up in Guantánamo?

    Why Was I Locked Up in Guantánamo?

    It’s hard not to be suspicious of British Guantánamo detainee Moazzam Begg, the subject of a new documentary, The Confession, which revolves around an in-depth interview about his life before, during, and after the two years he spent in extrajudic...

    Accused of links to terrorism, Moazzam Begg was kept in a 6-by-8-foot cage in Guantánamo Bay for almost two years. He still protests his innocence.

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    Frank Ocean new album

    Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’: Worth the Wait

    Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’: Worth the Wait

    Every generation needs its enigmas.Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange was an epochal album, a seminal studio debut that cemented Ocean as one of the definitive musical voices of 2010s pop. In its wake, a new wave of “alt-R&B” acts took over popular ...

    The R&B prince’s long-awaited follow-up to ‘Channel Orange’ does not disappoint.

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    The Night Of

    ‘The Night Of’: Did Naz Really Do It?

    ‘The Night Of’: Did Naz Really Do It?

    The first few minutes of Sunday night’s penultimate episode of The Night Of served the same purpose for viewers as it did for the jurors we’ve also become. Gruesome, graphic photos of Andrea Cornish (Sofia Black-D’Elia), the girl whose murder Nasi...

    With one episode left before the season finale of ‘The Night Of,’ the defense presents its case and Naz becomes embroiled in more dark drama behind bars. How will this all end?

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    The Confession

    Why Was I Locked Up in Guantánamo?

    Why Was I Locked Up in Guantánamo?

    It’s hard not to be suspicious of British Guantánamo detainee Moazzam Begg, the subject of a new documentary, The Confession, which revolves around an in-depth interview about his life before, during, and after the two years he spent in extrajudic...

    Accused of links to terrorism, Moazzam Begg was kept in a 6-by-8-foot cage in Guantánamo Bay for almost two years. He still protests his innocence.

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    World News

    LGBT Burmese Missed the Revolution

    LGBT Burmese Missed the Revolution

    LGBT Burmese Missed the Revolution

    RANGOON, Burma — When Moe Yan, a 19-year-old transgender sex worker in Burma, was raped at knifepoint in her friend’s house, she knew there was no point going to the police.Her community of trans women, who live on the industrial outskirts of the ...

    Burma jails transgender people for wearing a ‘disguise,’ and a top aide of Aung San Suu Kyi laughs hysterically at the idea LGBT Burmese need their rights protected.

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    Brazil is the Big Winner of the Olympics Games

    Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Games

    Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Games

    The headlines in the lead up to the Rio Olympics could not have been more terrifying. Body Parts Wash Ashore in Sailor’s Bay!  Dread Virus Spread by Mosquitos (and Sex) Sure to Afflict Athletes and Spectators! Wolf Packs of Street Criminals Prepar...

    Before it started, coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games left the world expecting the worst. While it is unclear if hosting the games will help Rio long-term—Brazil came through.

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    Catholic Nuns and Burquini

    Where’s the Outrage Over Nun Beachwear?

    Where’s the Outrage Over Nun Beachwear?

    SABAUDIA, Italy — Go to any public beach in Italy and chances are you’ll eventually see a woman wearing a veil and long skirt. But she likely won’t be a Muslim in a version of the controversial burqini. She will almost certainly be a Catholic nun ...

    While the French are banning Muslims in burqinis, Italian Catholic bishops find it ironic there’s alarm when a woman is “overdressed while swimming in the sea!”

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    When the Christians tried to create their own Olympics HP Hed: Victorian Christians Juiced the Olympics

    How Victorians Resurrected the Olympics

    How Victorians Resurrected the Olympics

    When we think about the history of the Olympics we tend to think about definitive moments in sporting history: Nadia Comăneci’s perfect 10; Usain Bolt’s world records, Michael Phelps’s cache of medals, and so on. If we are taking the long view we ...

    We’ve always been told about the altruistic intentions of the Olympics, but what about their origins as a way to perfect Christian men at a Victorian boarding school?

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    Brazil is the Big Winner of the Olympics Games

    Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Games

    Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Games

    The headlines in the lead up to the Rio Olympics could not have been more terrifying. Body Parts Wash Ashore in Sailor’s Bay!  Dread Virus Spread by Mosquitos (and Sex) Sure to Afflict Athletes and Spectators! Wolf Packs of Street Criminals Prepar...

    Before it started, coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games left the world expecting the worst. While it is unclear if hosting the games will help Rio long-term—Brazil came through.

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    How Karl May's Wild West potboilers inspired Hitler

    The Cowboy Novels That Obsessed Hitler

    The Cowboy Novels That Obsessed Hitler

    The aura of Indian names—Massachusetts, Monangahela, Arapahoe County, Mississippi, Minnesota—hangs over America, even after the indigenous people are often gone. A Founding Amnesia has long erased the stories of Native Americans in history texts a...

    The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler, who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.

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    2016 Rio Olympics - Soccer - Semifinal - Men's Football Tournament Semifinal Nigeria v Germany - Corinthians Arena - Sao Paulo, Brazil - 17/08/2016. Lukas Klostermann (GER) of Germany scores past goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel (NGR) of Nigeria during the first half. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker  TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.   - RTX2LLV6

    Watch Brazil Go For Their First Ever ...

    Watch Brazil Go For Their First Ever ...

    Brazil men’s soccer team has never won Olympic gold. This year’s team, led by Neymar—widely considered one of the world’s top players—is just one step away from claiming the gold at home in Rio.Currently ranked ninth by FIFA, the Brazilian nationa...

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    Prostitutes get ready for work in a brothel in Cartagena, Colombia, April 25, 2012. Cartagenans are perplexed over the recent sex scandal surrounding U.S. Secret Service agents and military personnel, but are also feeling anger and wounded national pride over their behavior. (Meridith Kohut/The New York Times)

    The Epic Downfall of Medellin’s Top Pimp

    The Epic Downfall of Medellin’s Top Pimp

    American tourists visiting Medellín knew him as “Colombia Jake,” the friendly local American guide who made sure they had a good time. He could fix them up with an apartment, rent them a motorbike, or arrange for them a “Pablo Escobar tour,” visit...

    Prostitution is legal in Pablo Escobar’s old hometown, but pimping is not—and according to police Colombia Jake was pimping little girls.

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    How Karl May's Wild West potboilers inspired Hitler

    The Cowboy Novels That Obsessed Hitler

    The Cowboy Novels That Obsessed Hitler

    The aura of Indian names—Massachusetts, Monangahela, Arapahoe County, Mississippi, Minnesota—hangs over America, even after the indigenous people are often gone. A Founding Amnesia has long erased the stories of Native Americans in history texts a...

    The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler, who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.

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    Perv Preacher Nabbed 2,000 Miles Away

    Perv Preacher Nabbed 2,000 Miles Away

    It took a jury 30 minutes to find preacher Gregorio Martinez guilty of molesting a 13-year-old boy.The New Jersey preacher was convicted in February 2015 of aggravated criminal sexual contact, child abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child, f...

    After Gregorio Martinez was convicted of sexually abusing a boy, he vanished. Two reporters working on one tip did what law enforcement couldn’t: Find him.

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    Gruesome Mississippi quintuple homicide

    Family of 5 Killed for Protecting Woman

    Family of 5 Killed for Protecting Woman

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Derrick Dearman allegedly tracked his girlfriend down to where she was hiding after fleeing his abuse, murdered the family of five sheltering her, and then kidnapped her and the infant child of one of his victims.Dearman, a 2...

    Derrick Dearman allegedly tracked down Laneta Lester after she ran away, snatching her from the Alabama house she was hiding in after he killed everyone inside.

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    Zachary Penton murdered his roommate after tweeting he would.

    Killer Tweeted: I’ll Murder My Roommate

    Killer Tweeted: I’ll Murder My Roommate

    Two days after he tweeted “I need to move out of my place before I viciously murder my roommates,” Zachary Penton called 911 and confessed to killing his roommate.Penton, of Gilbert, Arizona, was booked in Maricopa County jail after police said he...

    Police say Zachary Penton confessed to killing a man he lived with two days after he tweeted he would ‘viciously murder my roommates.’

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    Perv Preacher Nabbed 2,000 Miles Away

    Perv Preacher Nabbed 2,000 Miles Away

    It took a jury 30 minutes to find preacher Gregorio Martinez guilty of molesting a 13-year-old boy.The New Jersey preacher was convicted in February 2015 of aggravated criminal sexual contact, child abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child, f...

    After Gregorio Martinez was convicted of sexually abusing a boy, he vanished. Two reporters working on one tip did what law enforcement couldn’t: Find him.

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    Screenshot of Newsy video on a memorial concert for Philando Castile at his high school, St. Paul Central High School, 8/21/16. Video here: http://www.newsy.com/videos/philando-castile-remembered-with-concert-scholarship-fund/

    The Concert for Philando Castile

    The Concert for Philando Castile

    Philando Castile devoted his working life to Minnesota’s public schools, so it was fitting that one of them—his high school—honored him with a benefit concert on Sunday.Castile, who was shot dead by a police officer at a traffic stop on July 6, gr...

    The event raised money for a scholarship named after Castile, who was killed by a Minnesota police officer in July.

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    Usain Bolt (JAM) of Jamaica tears off his number tags from his shorts and throws them to the ground after winning the gold.

    How to Watch Usain Bolt’s Last Olympi...

    How to Watch Usain Bolt’s Last Olympi...

    Tonight we might be saying goodbye to both the fastest man on earth and to one of the most impressive female track-and-field athletes of all time.Usain Bolt, the 29-year-old Jamaican sprinting all-star, announced his intention to retire after the ...

    How to watch Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix in the 4x100m relays on Friday night.

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    Tech + Health

    How we're evolving to get heavier + might not need to lose weight after all

    Why Science Says It’s OK to Stay Fat

    Why Science Says It’s OK to Stay Fat

    The world is getting heavier. But you don’t need to lose weight. A number of news outlets have been covering a recent report out from the CDC, with headlines mostly pointing to the apparent 15-pound increase in average weight in Americans since 19...

    It’s time we stop equating good health with weight loss.

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    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    ROCKLIN, Calif.— The headaches were excruciating and wouldn’t go away. Her doctor said they were migraines. Then, one morning a few weeks later, Jamie Hancock stood up from the couch and discovered she couldn’t move the right side of her body. Whe...

    Because strokes are so often associated with older adults, young people might not see the warning signs—until it’s too late.

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    Dr Drew Pinsky arrives at the 39th Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, California, June 23, 2012.

    Dr. Drew Leads Clinton Health Truthers

    Dr. Drew Leads Clinton Health Truthers

    On a radio show this week, Dr. Drew Pinsky of Celebrity Rehab fame added his name to the long list of conspiracy theorists who believe that Hillary Clinton’s health could be failing—a list that so far includes the National Enquirer, Fox News host ...

    Dr. Drew Pinsky, he of celebrity rehabs and adult radio, is joining the chorus of those who say Hillary Clinton is unwell and unfit to be president.

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    Can Bacteria Make Your Skin Healthier?

    Can Bacteria Make Your Skin Healthier?

    Antibacterial cosmetics are so last year; the latest craze is for face creams, serums, and washes that actually add bacteria to the skin in order to make it look younger and healthier. But experts think that these products aren’t backed up by enou...

    Cosmetics companies claim that tweaking the bacteria on the skin can make it healthier. But does the science stack up?

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    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    ROCKLIN, Calif.— The headaches were excruciating and wouldn’t go away. Her doctor said they were migraines. Then, one morning a few weeks later, Jamie Hancock stood up from the couch and discovered she couldn’t move the right side of her body. Whe...

    Because strokes are so often associated with older adults, young people might not see the warning signs—until it’s too late.

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    A firefighter battles the Blue Cut wildfire near Cajon Pass, north of San Bernardino, California on August 16, 2016. 


A rapidly spreading fire raging east of Los Angeles forced the evacuation of more than 82,000 people on August 16 as the governor of California declared a state of emergency. Despite the efforts of 1,250 firefighters with more on the way, none of the inferno was contained as of late on August 16 , state firefighting agency Cal Fire spokeswoman Lynne Tolmachoff told AFP. The wildfire poses "imminent threat to public safety, rail traffic and structures," according to the website, which said 82,640 people fell under an evacuation warning.

    Climate Change Behind the CA Wildfires

    Climate Change Behind the CA Wildfires

    The number of wildfires in California has decreased over the past 25 year, but try telling that to the hundreds of firefighters on the ground attempting to put out multiple fires raging across Northern California.Map provided by Google Maps. Appro...

    Over 100,000 acres of California’s land has been scorched due to destructive wildfires.

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    Zika Hits Miami’s Outdoor Restaurants

    Zika Hits Miami’s Outdoor Restaurants

    MIAMI — August is already a slow month in Miami. Between the oppressive heat, suffocating humidity, and frequent rain, the locals who haven’t already fled to a less tropical clime prefer to stay inside. Add news of a Zika outbreak to the mix and b...

    Wynwood Yard is an outdoor eatery and event space in a bustling Miami neighborhood. And three of its employees have been diagnosed with Zika.

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    In this aerial photo over Amite, La., flooded homes are seen from heavy rains inundating the region, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016.

    Should Louisiana Be Scared of Zika?

    Should Louisiana Be Scared of Zika?

    Days after a severe flood in Louisiana that left six people dead and 10,000 in shelters, some experts are expressing concern that the event may usher in a large Zika outbreak.The fears are not entirely unfounded. When the water currently rushing t...

    Faced with severe flooding, Louisiana could be in for another disaster: Zika. But experts say it isn’t time to panic yet.

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    A firefighter battles the Blue Cut wildfire near Cajon Pass, north of San Bernardino, California on August 16, 2016. 


A rapidly spreading fire raging east of Los Angeles forced the evacuation of more than 82,000 people on August 16 as the governor of California declared a state of emergency. Despite the efforts of 1,250 firefighters with more on the way, none of the inferno was contained as of late on August 16 , state firefighting agency Cal Fire spokeswoman Lynne Tolmachoff told AFP. The wildfire poses "imminent threat to public safety, rail traffic and structures," according to the website, which said 82,640 people fell under an evacuation warning.

    Climate Change Behind the CA Wildfires

    Climate Change Behind the CA Wildfires

    The number of wildfires in California has decreased over the past 25 year, but try telling that to the hundreds of firefighters on the ground attempting to put out multiple fires raging across Northern California.Map provided by Google Maps. Appro...

    Over 100,000 acres of California’s land has been scorched due to destructive wildfires.

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    Arts + Culture

    Billy Bush

    NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Marries Billy Bush

    NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Marries Billy Bush

    In yet another installment of the Today show’s vaunted wedding feature, the venerable NBC News morning franchise exchanged sacred vows Monday with a blushing new bride.That bride—and I use the term advisedly, only because of all the over-the-top a...

    Last week Al Roker confronted Billy Bush for believing Ryan Lochte’s ‘lies’ about his Rio escapade. But ‘Today’s’ 9 a.m. gang this morning officially welcomed Bush with lots of smile...

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    Moth star on how rejection made her a serious writer

    How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

    How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

    Don’t date someone you work with, because, if you date someone you work with you’ve substantially increased the chances that you will get dumped while you are at work. I can give this advice because I once dated someone I worked with and then that...

    Getting told no—by lovers, bosses, schools—is never fun, but sometimes you have to hit bottom before you realize that becoming who you want to be is all on you after all.

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    Was This Man the Real Indiana Jones?

    Was This Man the Real Indiana Jones?

    When I first walk into the Holyland Bible Knowledge Society and am ushered into a lecture hall for a Bible study class, I feel like I have been tricked.I came expecting to see the treasures of the man who supposedly inspired my childhood cinematic...

    In a small house in a quiet Los Angeles neighborhood, the Holyland Bible Knowledge Society honors the memory of an evangelist and relic hunter who just might be the original Indy.

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    Harvey Milk Navy ship naming

    How Harvey Milk Became a Navy Ambassador

    How Harvey Milk Became a Navy Ambassador

    Earlier this week, the U.S. Navy officially commemorated the new USNS Harvey Milk, a 677-foot fleet oiler and first navy ship to be named after a member of the LGBTQ community.It was the latest of many milestones for Milk, who was assassinated a y...

    The USNS Harvey Milk is the first Navy ship to be named after a member of the LGBT community—and, like the brave advocate it is named after, it will take its message of equality ever...

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    Moth star on how rejection made her a serious writer

    How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

    How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

    Don’t date someone you work with, because, if you date someone you work with you’ve substantially increased the chances that you will get dumped while you are at work. I can give this advice because I once dated someone I worked with and then that...

    Getting told no—by lovers, bosses, schools—is never fun, but sometimes you have to hit bottom before you realize that becoming who you want to be is all on you after all.

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    Thomas Cholmondeley (C), son of the fifth Baron Delamere and great-grandson of Kenya's most prominent early settler, arrives in Nairobi High court on May 7, 2009. A Kenyan court has found Chlomondeley guilty of manslaughter of a suspected poacher, reducing the charge of murder for which he has already served three years in jail. The 40-year-old Cholmondeley has already spent three years in a maximum-security prison and now faces up to life imprisonment for manslaughter, but could also walk free when sentence is handed down next on May 12. The Eton-educated aristocrat was accused of murdering Robert Njoya, a suspected poacher, in May 2006 but has only admitted to shooting dogs on his 55,000-acre Rift Valley ranch.      AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA (Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Curse of a Controversial Aristocrat

    The Curse of a Controversial Aristocrat

    A controversial Kenyan aristocrat of British descent who killed two local Kenyan men on separate occasions has died aged 48 of a heart attack, following complications after a routine hospital operation in Nairobi.Tom Cholmondeley (pronounced Chuml...

    Tom Cholmondeley killed two black Kenyans on his father’s game reserve. Now he himself is dead, and one of the victim’s families says the curse that killed him will be visited on his...

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    FJ2BH5 Conservative commentator Glenn Beck during the Nevada Courageous Conservatives rally with Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz hosted by Keep the Promise PAC at the Henderson Convention Center February 21, 2016 in Henderson, Nevada.

    Is Glenn Beck Suing Himself?

    Is Glenn Beck Suing Himself?

    Glenn Beck seems to be an endless source of nutty stories.Maybe the multimedia oddball spent too much time being spun around while strapped in a giant gyroscope that, as he told his fans, helped cure him of a mysterious brain illness that “quite h...

    In a multimillion-dollar fraud, breach of contract, and dereliction of duty lawsuit, Glenn Beck appears to be suing himself, and may even end up having to pay damages to himself.

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    TRUMP TV

    Trump TV Is Real

    Trump TV Is Real

    The odds are, if you believe the polls, that Donald Trump will never be president. But there is more than a possibility that the reality show billionaire will start his own television network shortly after the election.“A TV network is a logical w...

    Whatever happens in the presidential election, the plan for a Donald Trump TV station is far from fanciful. Indeed, it might make extremely lucrative sense.

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    Thomas Cholmondeley (C), son of the fifth Baron Delamere and great-grandson of Kenya's most prominent early settler, arrives in Nairobi High court on May 7, 2009. A Kenyan court has found Chlomondeley guilty of manslaughter of a suspected poacher, reducing the charge of murder for which he has already served three years in jail. The 40-year-old Cholmondeley has already spent three years in a maximum-security prison and now faces up to life imprisonment for manslaughter, but could also walk free when sentence is handed down next on May 12. The Eton-educated aristocrat was accused of murdering Robert Njoya, a suspected poacher, in May 2006 but has only admitted to shooting dogs on his 55,000-acre Rift Valley ranch.      AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA (Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Curse of a Controversial Aristocrat

    The Curse of a Controversial Aristocrat

    A controversial Kenyan aristocrat of British descent who killed two local Kenyan men on separate occasions has died aged 48 of a heart attack, following complications after a routine hospital operation in Nairobi.Tom Cholmondeley (pronounced Chuml...

    Tom Cholmondeley killed two black Kenyans on his father’s game reserve. Now he himself is dead, and one of the victim’s families says the curse that killed him will be visited on his...

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