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    Hillary Clinton

    Hillary: Don’t Hand Them Any Clubs

    Hillary: Don’t Hand Them Any Clubs

    So the familiar pattern asserts itself again. A Clinton scandal story hits. Everybody says, a la Fred Sanford, “Uh-oh, this is the big one!” Glands explode at cable news headquarters. Liberals sweat bullets and wring their hands. Conservatives sha...

    The point of all this is to govern—get things passed. To do that, Clinton will need popular support. So please, no unforced errors.

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    Watch: Trump vs. Trump on Immigration

    Watch: Trump vs. Trump on Immigration

    For 14 months, Donald Trump's views on immigration were perfectly, horrifyingly clear. Illegal immigrants were rapists and drug dealers, he would form a "deportation force" to send them all home, and they would have to come back in ...

    New Trump sounds a lot different from Old Trump on immigration. Watch them debate each other here.

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    Dr. Ben Carson (C) and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speak during a round table with the Republican Leadership Initiative at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 25, 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2N1F2

    Carson to Trump: Cut the ‘Bigot’ Talk

    Carson to Trump: Cut the ‘Bigot’ Talk

    Ben Carson, the former presidential candidate and adviser to Donald Trump, wants the GOP nominee to stop calling his opponent a racist.“I don’t generally get into the name-calling thing,” Carson said in a phone interview with The Daily Beast on Fr...

    The Donald Trump confidant tells both candidates to knock off the name calling. “That’s what people do who don’t have anything to talk about,” Ben Carson says.

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    Hillary Clinton

    Hillary: Don’t Hand Them Any Clubs

    Hillary: Don’t Hand Them Any Clubs

    So the familiar pattern asserts itself again. A Clinton scandal story hits. Everybody says, a la Fred Sanford, “Uh-oh, this is the big one!” Glands explode at cable news headquarters. Liberals sweat bullets and wring their hands. Conservatives sha...

    The point of all this is to govern—get things passed. To do that, Clinton will need popular support. So please, no unforced errors.

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    Cooper to Trump: How Is Hillary a Bigot?

    Cooper to Trump: How Is Hillary a Bigot?

    That woman standing behind Donald Trump in Jackson, Mississippi Wednesday night wasn’t the only person taken aback by the GOP candidate’s use of the word “bigot” to describe his opponent Hillary Clinton. CNN’s Anderson Cooper also took notice.Duri...

    In a tense exchange on CNN Thursday night, Anderson Cooper confronted Donald Trump over his use of the word ‘bigot’ to describe Hillary Clinton.

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    Entertainment

    Laurie Metcalf

    Inside the Year’s Best TV Performance

    Inside the Year’s Best TV Performance

    As Paul Simon’s acoustic guitar fades out, the screen fades in on a close-up of Laurie Metcalf’s face. She looks distraught, fidgeting uncomfortably as she begins to speak.“So, when Glenn and I first got married his parents gave us as a wedding gi...

    Actress Laurie Metcalf talks about her three Emmy nominations, including her breathtaking performance in Louis C.K.’s Horace and Pete.

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    Streisand Duets with Fallon’s Trump

    Streisand Duets with Fallon’s Trump

    Barbra Streisand is undeniably with her.When the legendary singer kicked off her latest tour in Los Angeles this month, she spent much of the banter between songs repeatedly tearing into Donald Trump. And when she looked back at singing “Happy Day...

    Jimmy Fallon somehow convinced hardcore Hillary supporter Barbra Streisand to sing with Donald Trump.

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    The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: With guests Tim Kaine during Thursday's 8/25/16 taping in New York.Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2016CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    Tim Kaine: ‘Donald Trump’s for Himself’

    Tim Kaine: ‘Donald Trump’s for Himself’

    After vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine delivered his big speech at last month’s Democratic National Convention, Stephen Colbert and John Oliver had some fun at his expense on The Late Show. “If he’s going to be America’s stepdad, that was an ...

    ‘America’s stepdad’ drops by ‘The Late Show’ to go after Donald Trump.

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    Britney Does a Nervous Carpool Karaoke

    Britney Does a Nervous Carpool Karaoke

    What started as a clever gimmick to get famous pop stars to let down their guards has now become an essential part of any singer’s promotional tour. And no one is in bigger need of the “Carpool Karaoke” bump than Britney Spears.It’s unlikely that ...

    Britney Spears’s comeback tour brought her to ‘The Late Late Show’ Thursday night, where she became the latest pop star to sing with James Corden.

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    Streisand Duets with Fallon’s Trump

    Streisand Duets with Fallon’s Trump

    Barbra Streisand is undeniably with her.When the legendary singer kicked off her latest tour in Los Angeles this month, she spent much of the banter between songs repeatedly tearing into Donald Trump. And when she looked back at singing “Happy Day...

    Jimmy Fallon somehow convinced hardcore Hillary supporter Barbra Streisand to sing with Donald Trump.

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    Birth of a Nation

    Why I Need to Support Birth of a Nation

    Why I Need to Support Birth of a Nation

    They did not teach us about Nat Turner at the nearly all-white public schools I attended. Nor at the nearly all-black ones I went to.While our lessons, especially and almost solely during Black History Month, were festooned with images and chronic...

    For decades, black people have been fed a Disney-fication of our struggle. So, even as a sexual-assault survivor, I am going to see Nate Parker’s film.

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    Maura Tierney as Helen in The Affair (season 2, episode 9). - Photo: Paul Sarkis/SHOWTIME - Photo ID: TheAffair_209_4556

    Maura Tierney Is So Wronged and So Right

    Maura Tierney Is So Wronged and So Right

    The episode submitted for Emmys consideration on Maura Tierney’s behalf featured her character in The Affair, Helen Solloway, going on a drink and drugs bender, ending in a car crash and very public humiliation. For a character seen as so cool and...

    The actress’s Emmy nomination for playing cheated-on Helen in ‘The Affair,’ is for an episode showing Helen at her wildest and most unpredictable. More of that, please, says Tierney.

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    Britney Spears performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Britney’s Great Again—Glory Be to Godney

    Britney’s Great Again—Glory Be to Godney

    The release of a new Britney Spears album tends to be terrifying. Britney Spears is cherished. She is, goddammit, a survivor. That one popular meme is shameful for the way it mocks and judges mental illness and the way we treat female celebrities…...

    Dust off your bedazzled nude bodysuits, because our lip-syncing pop deity is back in action. Spears’s new album, ‘Glory,’ is out Friday—and it’s her best album in over a decade.

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    Birth of a Nation

    Why I Need to Support Birth of a Nation

    Why I Need to Support Birth of a Nation

    They did not teach us about Nat Turner at the nearly all-white public schools I attended. Nor at the nearly all-black ones I went to.While our lessons, especially and almost solely during Black History Month, were festooned with images and chronic...

    For decades, black people have been fed a Disney-fication of our struggle. So, even as a sexual-assault survivor, I am going to see Nate Parker’s film.

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    World News

    People ride a bus to be evacuated from the besieged Damascus suburb of Daraya, after an agreement reached on Thursday between rebels and Syria's army, Syria, August 26, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki - RTX2N6FX

    Syria’s Srebrenica?

    Syria’s Srebrenica?

    ISTANBUL — Hundreds of civilians and rebel fighters abandoned the Damascus suburb of Daraya on Friday, boarding buses after a negotiated surrender that ended one of the longest sieges of the Syrian war and marked the latest victory in the Assad re...

    The Assad regime’s “evacuation” of 6,000 civilians from a Damascus suburb could lead to a mass atrocity.

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    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gestures during the Education in Defense of Democracy event, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on April 12, 2016. 
Rousseff entered the final straight Tuesday of a desperate battle to save her presidency ahead of an impeachment vote in Congress this weekend.

    Why Is Dilma Rousseff Being Impeached?

    Why Is Dilma Rousseff Being Impeached?

    President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial is only one of the major issues facing Brazil that the 2016 Rio Olympics provided a brief break from—there’s also the rampant poverty, widespread violence, a Zika outbreak, and government corruption.All...

    Charged with administrative misconduct and disregard for the federal budget, Brazil’s first female president will almost certainly be impeached. Here’s why.

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    A woman in a "burkini," a full-body bathing suit designed to meet Islamic modesty codes, in Marseille, France, Aug. 20, 2016. Some French politicians began backpedaling as an outcry grew on social media over the apparent public humiliation and ostracism of Muslim women dressed in modest attire on the country's beaches. (Dmitry Kostyukov/The New York Times)

    Both Sides Are Wrong in the Burkini Wars

    Both Sides Are Wrong in the Burkini Wars

    UPDATE, 4:00 P.M, 26 August 2016: On Friday, the highest administrative court in France suspended the controversial ban on “burkinis” in a test case brought by human-rights organizations. Officials say the suspension will likely set the precedent ...

    Women should be able to wear what they want, without armed cops telling them to change. But let’s be clear: The ‘modesty’ of the burkini is dictated by men, too.

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    A woman, who fled from Falluja because of Islamic State violence, carries her child during a dust storm at a refugee camp in Ameriyat Falluja, south of Falluja, Iraq, June 16, 2016.

    A Backlash Against ISIS—and the Veil

    A Backlash Against ISIS—and the Veil

    Social life in the central Iraqi province of Anbar was always fairly conservative and often religious. And one of the facets of that social life was the fact that most Muslim women there wear headscarves, or hijab. A lot of local women also wore t...

    Many Iraqis once saw the niqab as a symbol of female piety. But the presence of ISIS—and its insistence that women cover up—has sparked a backlash against the full-face veil.

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    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gestures during the Education in Defense of Democracy event, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on April 12, 2016. 
Rousseff entered the final straight Tuesday of a desperate battle to save her presidency ahead of an impeachment vote in Congress this weekend.

    Why Is Dilma Rousseff Being Impeached?

    Why Is Dilma Rousseff Being Impeached?

    President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial is only one of the major issues facing Brazil that the 2016 Rio Olympics provided a brief break from—there’s also the rampant poverty, widespread violence, a Zika outbreak, and government corruption.All...

    Charged with administrative misconduct and disregard for the federal budget, Brazil’s first female president will almost certainly be impeached. Here’s why.

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    Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ride onto Horse Guards Parade in central London, on May 23, 2012, as the they take part in the 'Changing of the Guard' ceremony. Their participation is part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and will also feature women for the first time.  AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT        (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages)

    Watch: Mounties Can Wear Hijabs Now

    Watch: Mounties Can Wear Hijabs Now

    At a time when French police are patrolling beaches for non-"secular" swimwear, Canada has decided to allow its most iconic police officers—the Mounties—to wear the hijab. Female Muslim officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police—those...

    While France cracks down on burkinis, Canada will allow its Mounted Police officers to wear hijabs for the first time.

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    A man, affected by what activists say is nerve gas, breathes through an oxygen mask in the Damascus suburbs of Jesreen August 21, 2013. Syrian activists accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of launching a gas attack that killed nearly 500 people on Wednesday, in what would, if confirmed, be by far the worst reported use of chemical arms in the two-year-old civil war. The Syrian armed forces strongly denied using chemical weapons. Syrian state television said the accusations were fabricated to distract a team of U.N. chemical weapons experts which arrived three days ago.

    US ‘Corners’ Russia on Chemical Weapons

    US ‘Corners’ Russia on Chemical Weapons

    Syria continues to develop chemical weapons it is supposed to have destroyed, and to use chlorine gas it agreed not to use on the battlefield. This, according to reports from United Nations agencies that have been leaked in recent days by Obama ad...

    The Obama administration is pushing U.N. reports showing Assad hasn’t given up, and is in some cases still using, poison gas. The strategy is to pressure the dictator’s patron, Vladi...

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    FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a news conference at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, March 19, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer (SWITZERLAND - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) - RTR3F6XR

    Sepp Blatter’s FIFA Ban Court Appeal

    Sepp Blatter’s FIFA Ban Court Appeal

    On August 25, Sepp Blatter, the disreputed former president of FIFA will appear before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to challenge a six-year ban by the soccer’s international governing body for corruption and mismanagement. After servin...

    The disgraced former president of international soccer heads to court to challenge his six-year ban from the sport.

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    Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ride onto Horse Guards Parade in central London, on May 23, 2012, as the they take part in the 'Changing of the Guard' ceremony. Their participation is part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and will also feature women for the first time.  AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT        (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages)

    Watch: Mounties Can Wear Hijabs Now

    Watch: Mounties Can Wear Hijabs Now

    At a time when French police are patrolling beaches for non-"secular" swimwear, Canada has decided to allow its most iconic police officers—the Mounties—to wear the hijab. Female Muslim officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police—those...

    While France cracks down on burkinis, Canada will allow its Mounted Police officers to wear hijabs for the first time.

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    U.S.

    BP9BWN FRANKIE AVALON STOCKARD CHANNING & DIDI CONN GREASE (1978)

    Beauty School’s Ugly Scam Made Millions

    Beauty School’s Ugly Scam Made Millions

    It was an ugly business plan for a beauty school.Marinello Schools of Beauty bilked taxpayers for years by running a high school diploma mill to rake in prospective students and then get them to rake $50 million of financial aid straight into its ...

    Marinello schools built a high school diploma mill to let dropouts join, then let them graduate with tons of debt and no jobs.

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    I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape, College Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting Campus Rape to Police

    Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape

    Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape

    A Wisconsin wrestling coach says he was fired for reporting sexual assault allegations to police—rather than telling the university first.Timothy Fader, former head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, has filed a federal lawsuit again...

    When one of Timothy Fader’s wrestling recruits was accused of assault, the coach went to the cops—and says the university punished him for doing so.

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    NYPD Chief of Department John Timoney in  Washington Square Park on March 12, 1994. Timoney, formerly the youngest Chief of Department for the NYPD and then head of the Philadelphia and Miami police departments died in Miami at the age of 68. (© Richard B. Levine) (Newscom TagID: lrphotos102008.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

    John Timoney: The Cop America Deserved

    John Timoney: The Cop America Deserved

    Up on the fourth floor of the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home on Madison Avenue, there were at least 300 stories standing in a long line that had formed by 2:30 on Monday, a soft, summer day in Manhattan. The stories were told mostly by men who wor...

    The top cop’s life, accomplishments and very demeanor stand as a vivid antidote to the toxic behavior of another man from New York City.

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    BP9BWN FRANKIE AVALON STOCKARD CHANNING & DIDI CONN GREASE (1978)

    Beauty School’s Ugly Scam Made Millions

    Beauty School’s Ugly Scam Made Millions

    It was an ugly business plan for a beauty school.Marinello Schools of Beauty bilked taxpayers for years by running a high school diploma mill to rake in prospective students and then get them to rake $50 million of financial aid straight into its ...

    Marinello schools built a high school diploma mill to let dropouts join, then let them graduate with tons of debt and no jobs.

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    Schizophrenic Woman Framed for Murder

    Homophobic Cops Framed Innocent Woman

    Homophobic Cops Framed Innocent Woman

    Cops and prosecutors said Cathy Woods was a lesbian and that it had driven her to murder.Woods killed college student Michelle Mitchell in Reno, Nevada, in 1976 after the 19-year-old rebuffed her sexual advances, prosecutors claimed. Despite the l...

    Cathy Woods was jailed for 35 years in the slaying of Michelle Mitchell, who was last seen with a man. Now she’s suing, saying cops framed her as a killer lesbian.

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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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    Tech + Health

    Power to the Period

    Giving Homeless Women a Dignified Period

    Giving Homeless Women a Dignified Period

    Holly Sanchez wasn’t expecting anything monumental to happen when she asked her Twitter followers to donate pads and tampons to homeless shelters.“I didn’t think that a tweet would go very far,” Sanchez told The Daily Beast, adding with a laugh, “...

    Homeless shelters’ biggest request isn’t canned goods. It’s feminine hygiene products.

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    Dr. Paul McHugh on gay and transgender

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    Former Johns Hopkins psychiatry chair Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of staking out anti-LGBT positions. But The Washington Examiner and other conservative media outlets would have you believe that McHugh’s statements on LGBT issues are signif...

    Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of anti-science, anti-LGBT stances. That doesn’t stop conservative media from lauding his work.

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    Is This the End of Skin Cancer?

    Is This the End of Skin Cancer?

    Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) with collaborators from the German Cancer Research Center and two other Israeli medical centers published an article in Nature Cell Biology Monday that could change the way skin cancer is treated.The auth...

    Researchers at Tel Aviv University say they’ve found a way to stop the spread of the most deadly kind of skin cancer.

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    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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    Dr. Paul McHugh on gay and transgender

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    Former Johns Hopkins psychiatry chair Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of staking out anti-LGBT positions. But The Washington Examiner and other conservative media outlets would have you believe that McHugh’s statements on LGBT issues are signif...

    Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of anti-science, anti-LGBT stances. That doesn’t stop conservative media from lauding his work.

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    (GERMANY OUT) 1874 - 1937Ingenieur, IRadiotechnikerMarconi mit seiner Radioversuchsstationan Bord seiner Yacht 'Elettra'1924 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

    The Man Who Networked the World

    The Man Who Networked the World

    Contact: A hundred years before iconic figures like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs permeated our lives, 60 years before Marshall McLuhan proclaimed media to be “the extensions of man,” an Irish-Italian inventor laid the foundation of the communication ...

    In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern communication

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    McDonalds Is Using Your Kids To Survive

    McDonalds Is Using Your Kids To Survive

    Yesterday, in the most Internet-appropriate news item since the last time Donald Trump opened his mouth, fast-food behemoth McDonald’s announced it was going to stop giving out activity trackers with children’s Happy Meals after reports of the wea...

    The burger giant isn’t winning kids over just through toys.

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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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    (GERMANY OUT) 1874 - 1937Ingenieur, IRadiotechnikerMarconi mit seiner Radioversuchsstationan Bord seiner Yacht 'Elettra'1924 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

    The Man Who Networked the World

    The Man Who Networked the World

    Contact: A hundred years before iconic figures like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs permeated our lives, 60 years before Marshall McLuhan proclaimed media to be “the extensions of man,” an Irish-Italian inventor laid the foundation of the communication ...

    In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern communication

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    Arts + Culture

    Gretchen Carlson, formerly an anchor at Fox News, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the network?s CEO Roger Ailes, and is seen at the home of her lawyer Nancy Erika Smith in Montclair, N.J. on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

    Gretchen Carlson: Feminist Heroine

    Gretchen Carlson: Feminist Heroine

    Whatever happened to Gretchen Carlson? How did the one-time beauty queen who spouted right-wing bromides and conspiracy theories on cable television suddenly became a feminist icon?In July, Carlson filed a lawsuit against Fox News’ then-CEO, Roger...

    Since filing her sexual-harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, Carlson has transformed her image from predictable right-wing view-spouter to heroic icon of female empowerment.

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    British royals in split living quarters

    Why Aristocrats Prefer Separate Bedrooms

    Why Aristocrats Prefer Separate Bedrooms

    Like many aristocratic couples of their generation, my paternal grandfather, the writer Christopher Sykes, and his wife, Camilla, née Russell, had separate bedrooms.Camilla was a famous beauty in her youth and when I knew her, in her 70s, she stil...

    Having a big house helps keep your problems hidden from the outside world: The Duke and Duchess of Norfolk occupied different wings of their stately home while separated.

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    California sex assault statue

    Will This New Law Nab the Next Cosby?

    Will This New Law Nab the Next Cosby?

    Lawmakers in California are trying to facilitate sexual assault prosecutions with no legal time limit, inspired by the avalanche of sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, a number of which stem from incidents that allegedly occurred over a...

    A bill in California is set to eliminate the state’s 10-year statute of limitations for felony sex crimes, so victims of sexual assault will have more opportunities to bring their as...

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    Gawker's last days

    How Gawker Finally Said Goodbye

    How Gawker Finally Said Goodbye

    This is the way Gawker ends—not with a bang but a whimper.During Gawker.com’s final hours of operation Monday, a death foretold for many weeks and ultimately confirmed last Thursday as a federal bankruptcy judge approved the parent company’s sale ...

    A mournful final post by founder Nick Denton sounded the death knell for Gawker.com, the gossipy, snarky website he founded and fought for to the bitter, and very expensive, end.

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    British royals in split living quarters

    Why Aristocrats Prefer Separate Bedrooms

    Why Aristocrats Prefer Separate Bedrooms

    Like many aristocratic couples of their generation, my paternal grandfather, the writer Christopher Sykes, and his wife, Camilla, née Russell, had separate bedrooms.Camilla was a famous beauty in her youth and when I knew her, in her 70s, she stil...

    Having a big house helps keep your problems hidden from the outside world: The Duke and Duchess of Norfolk occupied different wings of their stately home while separated.

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    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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    The Genius of Karen Finley

    The Genius of Karen Finley

    The Genius of Karen Finley

    Karen Finley materialized amongst the audience at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on New York’s 42nd Street, a phosphorescent eruption of white fur and silvery sleeves, then moved stage-wards, unleashing a stream of commentary punctuated by smiles of ...

    Karen Finley, famed for her transgressive performance art, has two new targets in her latest show, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton—and how they use, abuse, and revel in power.

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    Lost Masterpieces: Churchill’s destroyed portrait

    The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

    The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

    It must have been quite the awkward situation. On Nov. 30, 1954, a proud British Parliament gathered for a large ceremony at Westminster Hall to present their beloved leader, Sir Winston Churchill, with a portrait of him in celebration of his 80th...

    Britain's wartime PM Winston Churchill diplomatically commented of Graham Sutherland's portrait of him that it was “a great example of modern art.” Unofficially, he and his w...

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    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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