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    FBI vs. State Over Hillary's Secrets

    FBI vs. State Over Hillary’s Secrets

    FBI vs. State Over Hillary’s Secrets

    The FBI and the State Department are at odds over whether Hillary Clinton’s personal lawyers had the proper government-issued security clearances that they needed to keep copies of her emails in a Washington, D.C., law office last year.Some of tho...

    The FBI and the State Department are squabbling over whether Clinton’s personal lawyers had the right security clearances to personally store her emails.

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    Trump Gave $100K to Clinton Foundation?

    Trump Gave $100K to Clinton Foundation?

    By Allison Graves and Linda QiuFighting over Donald Trump’s appeals to African Americans and Hillary Clinton’s handling of the Clinton Foundation dominated the Sunday shows.Trump surrogates were asked about Trump calling Clinton “a bigot,” while C...

    Did the GOP presidential nominee really donate $100,000 to his opponent’s foundation, and did she attend his wedding as a result?

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    Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence discusses Donald Trump's immigration plans on CNN State of the Union.

    Trump Campaign Flails on Immigration

    Trump Campaign Flails on Immigration

    Donald Trump’s flip-flops on immigration—the centerpiece of his candidacy—left his campaign visibly befuddled on Sunday about the way forward, with his most fierce advocates ducking questions about what his actual policy will be if elected to the ...

    If his campaign team’s performance on the Sunday shows this week tells us anything, it’s that even they have no idea what his ‘new’ immigration policy is.

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    FBI vs. State Over Hillary's Secrets

    FBI vs. State Over Hillary’s Secrets

    FBI vs. State Over Hillary’s Secrets

    The FBI and the State Department are at odds over whether Hillary Clinton’s personal lawyers had the proper government-issued security clearances that they needed to keep copies of her emails in a Washington, D.C., law office last year.Some of tho...

    The FBI and the State Department are squabbling over whether Clinton’s personal lawyers had the right security clearances to personally store her emails.

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    WTF Does "Hillary Found Her Voice" Even Mean?

    Hillary ‘Finds Her Voice’ a 19th Time

    Hillary ‘Finds Her Voice’ a 19th Time

    It was January 16, 1993, and the Associated Press was ruminating on the supposedly contradictory nature of the woman who would become, in four days, the first lady of the United States. Hillary Clinton was so many things at once—a “corporate lawye...

    How is it that the media’s coverage of a woman who has been in the public eye for 25 years often resorts to an overused trope about Hillary Clinton having ‘found her voice’?

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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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    Entertainment

    Samantha Bee on Weinergate

    Samantha Bee on Weinergate

    “Oh my god! Oh my god…” utters Samantha Bee.I’m on the phone with the brilliant host of the TBS late-night hit Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, which received an Emmy nod in its first year for Outstanding Writing, and we’re discussing the latest ic...

    The host of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, which is up for its first Emmy nomination, on the icky scandal haunting our screens.

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    Lily Tomlin

    Lily Tomlin’s (Almost) Emmys Ban

    Lily Tomlin’s (Almost) Emmys Ban

    Living comedy legend Lily Tomlin has a frog in her throat. Or at least, someone on the other end of the line does. Whoever it is clears her throat, warbles unintelligibly, collapses into laughter twice (probably at the alarm in my “hello?”) before...

    The 23-time (!) Emmy nominee opens up about her hit Netflix series, roles for women of a certain age, and the hilarious prank that almost got her booted from the Emmys.

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    Tension Experience

    The Biggest Mindf*ck in Los Angeles

    The Biggest Mindf*ck in Los Angeles

    The first flash of panic struck as I blindly tiptoed my way through the labyrinthine compound of The Tension Experience: Ascension, a black hood over my head, straining to make sense of the barely perceptible sounds I could make out over my own mu...

    ‘Saw’ franchise architect Darren Bousman’s The Tension Experience: Ascension is an immersive game debuting Sept. 8 in L.A. And it will mess you up.

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    NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28:  Britney Spears performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Kane/FilmMagic)

    MTV Just Embarrassed Britney Spears

    MTV Just Embarrassed Britney Spears

    Why does MTV hate Britney Spears? Nine years after the star’s disastrous performance of “Gimme More,” Spears was, as presenter Kim Kardashian said, “making her triumphant return to the VMAs stage.” At least it was supposed to be triumphant. It e...

    It was supposed to be Britney’s triumphant return to the VMAs stage. But in scheduling her performance right after Beyoncé, they only exposed her biggest artistic flaws and failings.

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    Lily Tomlin

    Lily Tomlin’s (Almost) Emmys Ban

    Lily Tomlin’s (Almost) Emmys Ban

    Living comedy legend Lily Tomlin has a frog in her throat. Or at least, someone on the other end of the line does. Whoever it is clears her throat, warbles unintelligibly, collapses into laughter twice (probably at the alarm in my “hello?”) before...

    The 23-time (!) Emmy nominee opens up about her hit Netflix series, roles for women of a certain age, and the hilarious prank that almost got her booted from the Emmys.

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    NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28:  Beyonce performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

    Beyoncé Slays the VMA

    Beyoncé Slays the VMA

    Much like Simone Biles in gymnastics or Ryan Lochte in stunning feats of idiocy, Beyoncé is really just competing against herself at this point.Earlier this year, the reigning queen of pop music and also the world raised the awards show performanc...

    Beyoncé’s astonishing performance at the VMAs confirmed her as the most exciting pop artist in the world right now, and put the Britneys—and Beckys—in their place.

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    The Night Of Finale

    ‘The Night Of’s’ Shocking Finale

    ‘The Night Of’s’ Shocking Finale

    Serial. The Jinx. Making a Murderer. Each of these massively popular documentary series ended inconclusively. Were the apparent killers truly guilty of their crimes? Or should we believe their professed innocence?HBO’s summer hit The Night Of is d...

    Did HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ satisfy its fans’ desire for answers in its final episode Sunday night? Find out in this spoiler-filled recap.

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    Kanye West at VMAS

    Kanye Shades TSwift in VMA Speech

    Kanye Shades TSwift in VMA Speech

    Last year, after accepting the Video Vanguard Award during the MTV Video Music Awards, rapper Kanye West delivered a rambling speech about the nature of artistry in 2015, brands, and “the new mentality.” At the end, he abruptly proclaimed, “And ye...

    The inimitable rapper turned entrepreneur delivered an all-over-the-map Video Music Awards speech touching on inner-city violence, his pop rival, and own place in history.

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    NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28:  Beyonce performs onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

    Beyoncé Slays the VMA

    Beyoncé Slays the VMA

    Much like Simone Biles in gymnastics or Ryan Lochte in stunning feats of idiocy, Beyoncé is really just competing against herself at this point.Earlier this year, the reigning queen of pop music and also the world raised the awards show performanc...

    Beyoncé’s astonishing performance at the VMAs confirmed her as the most exciting pop artist in the world right now, and put the Britneys—and Beckys—in their place.

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    World News

    Manaugh 'Fargo' at a Boeing Plant - the Tale of a Hapless Spy

    Average Joe Tried to Sell Russia Secrets

    Average Joe Tried to Sell Russia Secrets

    When Gregory Allen Justice arrived at work every evening, pulling into a secure parking lot near the sprawl of LAX to start another long night on the graveyard shift at Boeing, he would have known that there were more than just stars up there, shi...

    When promotion after promotion passed satellite engineer Gregory Allen Justice by, he allegedly turned to the Russians to solve his family’s dire financial straits.

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    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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    Rescue workers search through the rubble of an earthquake damaged building in the central Italian village of Amatrice on August 26, 2016, two day after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the region killing some 267 people.

An increasingly forlorn search for victims of the earthquake that brought carnage to central Italy entered a third day on August 26, 2016 as a day of mourning was declared for victims of a disaster that has claimed at least 267 lives. Releasing the new confirmed death toll, Immacolata Postiglione, head of the Civil Protection agency's emergency unit, indicated there had been no survivors found overnight in any of the remote mountain villages devastated by August 24's powerful pre-dawn quake. At least 367 people have been hospitalised with injuries but no one has been pulled alive from the piles of collapsed masonry since August 24 evening.
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    In Italy, The Endless Earthquake

    In Italy, The Endless Earthquake

    AMATRICE, Italy — If you have ever felt the heart-stopping tremor of an earthquake, you know well that the initial jolt is just the beginning. What follows is almost always a relentless cascade of aftershocks, which can feel something like a scary...

    Aftershocks rattle more than ruins.

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    In this still image from video Olympic gold medallist swimmer Ryan Lochte of the U.S. gives an interview to Globo TV at their studios in New York City, August 20, 2016. Courtesy Globo TV via REUTERSATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. BRAZIL OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN BRAZIL. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2MDWB

    Brazil Charges Lochte, Wants Him Back

    Brazil Charges Lochte, Wants Him Back

    Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte may have had it with Rio after lying to officials about his drunken escapades in a gas station, but Rio hasn’t had it with Ryan Lochte. The gold medalist has been charged with making a false report over a robbery, and w...

    The host nation wants the ugly American to come back and face the music—but it appears unlikely he’ll dance to their tune.

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    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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    Dwayne Wade

    Paroled Before He Killed Wade’s Cousin

    Paroled Before He Killed Wade’s Cousin

    Two weeks to the day after he was paroled from prison, Derren Sorrells allegedly shot and killed Nykea Aldridge in Chicago. Derren, 22, and his brother Darwin Sorrells, 26, were charged with first-degree murder Sunday for shooting and killing Aldr...

    Derren Sorrells was let out of prison three years early—right before he allegedly shot NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin Nykea Aldridge in Chicago.

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    Soylent Ads Sound a Lot Like Thinspo

    Soylent Ads Sound a Lot Like Thinspo

    Rob Rhinehart stopped eating and started a multimillion-dollar empire.In a 2013 blog post entitled, “How I Stopped Eating Food,” the then-24-year-old explained how he’d overhauled his diet by eliminating all solid foods from his life. For the past...

    Marketed as a way to ‘stop eating,’ Silicon Valley’s miracle food has been glamorized by ‘pro-ana’ websites. Eating-disorder experts say even the accidental message is dangerous.

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    Bully Pulpit: Children’s Home Shuns Atheist Dollars

    Children’s Home Shuns Atheist Dollars

    Children’s Home Shuns Atheist Dollars

    On Monday, Matt Wilbourn, the founder of the Muskogee Atheist Community in Oklahoma, made a $100 donation in his organization’s name to the Murrow Indian Children’s Home. Later that day, his phone rang.“I received a phone call an hour later from t...

    The Murrow Indian Children’s Home shelters 36 children in Oklahoma, but wants no atheist money to do so.

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    Dwayne Wade

    Paroled Before He Killed Wade’s Cousin

    Paroled Before He Killed Wade’s Cousin

    Two weeks to the day after he was paroled from prison, Derren Sorrells allegedly shot and killed Nykea Aldridge in Chicago. Derren, 22, and his brother Darwin Sorrells, 26, were charged with first-degree murder Sunday for shooting and killing Aldr...

    Derren Sorrells was let out of prison three years early—right before he allegedly shot NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin Nykea Aldridge in Chicago.

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    Who were the Nuns Killed in Mississippi?

    ‘Living Angel’ Nuns Stabbed to Death

    ‘Living Angel’ Nuns Stabbed to Death

    The night before she was viciously murdered, Sister Margaret Held was doing more than God’s work.She was making house calls.It was 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and when she rang a patient and friend after already logging an almost 12-hour day as a nurse ...

    Before Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill were slashed to death at home in Mississippi, they were helping patients who said they were doing God’s work on Earth.

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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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    Tech + Health

    Screenshot from Newsy video of HI-SEAS crew members leaving their dome shelter after a year simulating a Mars exploration mission on a Hawaiian volcano. Video here: http://www.newsy.com/videos/crew-returns-to-earth-after-yearlong-mock-mars-mission/

    Watch: Scientists Leave Fake Mars Colony

    Watch: Scientists Leave Fake Mars Colony

    Six scientists returned to human civilization on Sunday, after spending a year isolated on a dormant Hawaiian volcano to simulate the conditions astronauts could face on Mars.The mission, funded by NASA, was the fourth one organized by the Hawaii ...

    The scientists spent 12 months isolated on a Hawaiian volcano to simulate a Mars exploration mission.

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    Psychedelics and Burning Man

    This Is Your Brain on Burning Man

    This Is Your Brain on Burning Man

    It was summer of 1994, smack in the heart of the Cape Cod’s white-trash-meets-the-Hamptons busy season. Ace of Bass dominated the radio airwaves with their smarmy melodic Swedish pop, just eclectic enough to bridge the gap to the coming alt rock t...

    Burning Man begins on Sunday, and there will be plenty of people dropping acid for the first time. Here’s why that may not be a bad thing.

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    I had an IV drip of vitamins into my veins

    Did a Vitamin IV Make Me a Superhero?

    Did a Vitamin IV Make Me a Superhero?

    “You have gorgeous veins,” said the woman giving me intravenous infusions of a detoxifying antioxidant which, she said, “whitens the skin from the inside out.”My tawny complexion should look “brighter” in the next few days, she assured me, and the...

    Wellness addicts are getting their nutrient fix through IV drips, bypassing the digestive system and flooding their cells with vitamins. Our correspondent rolled up her sleeve…

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    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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    Psychedelics and Burning Man

    This Is Your Brain on Burning Man

    This Is Your Brain on Burning Man

    It was summer of 1994, smack in the heart of the Cape Cod’s white-trash-meets-the-Hamptons busy season. Ace of Bass dominated the radio airwaves with their smarmy melodic Swedish pop, just eclectic enough to bridge the gap to the coming alt rock t...

    Burning Man begins on Sunday, and there will be plenty of people dropping acid for the first time. Here’s why that may not be a bad thing.

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    A white truck rolls slowly through the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York, spraying a pesticide to kill a type of mosquito, the Asian tiger, that may have the potential to carry the Zika virus, Aug. 18, 2016. While the Asian tiger has not yet been shown to be an effective vehicle for the spread of Zika and there has been no locally-transmitted cases in New York City, officials are still moving aggressively against the pest. (Alex Wroblewski/The New York Times)

    Worried About Zika? Call Congress

    Worried About Zika? Call Congress

    The failure so far to fully fund the fight against the Zika virus is a familiar tale of Washington gridlock, except this has life-and-death consequences beyond the name-calling. The virus is on the march in Florida and in parts of California, and ...

    If Zika becomes a widespread problem in the U.S., the blame will lie squarely with Congress.

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    Will Zika Stop the War on Abortion?

    Will Zika Stop the War on Abortion?

    Maria Mendoza of Miami was one of the first women in the U.S. to give birth to a baby with complications from Zika, as CNN reported Tuesday. She won’t be the last.Although Mendoza made the decision to give birth, other Zika-infected pregnant women...

    As Zika inevitably spreads in the U.S., lawmakers will have to rethink abortion bans.

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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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    A white truck rolls slowly through the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York, spraying a pesticide to kill a type of mosquito, the Asian tiger, that may have the potential to carry the Zika virus, Aug. 18, 2016. While the Asian tiger has not yet been shown to be an effective vehicle for the spread of Zika and there has been no locally-transmitted cases in New York City, officials are still moving aggressively against the pest. (Alex Wroblewski/The New York Times)

    Worried About Zika? Call Congress

    Worried About Zika? Call Congress

    The failure so far to fully fund the fight against the Zika virus is a familiar tale of Washington gridlock, except this has life-and-death consequences beyond the name-calling. The virus is on the march in Florida and in parts of California, and ...

    If Zika becomes a widespread problem in the U.S., the blame will lie squarely with Congress.

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    Arts + Culture

    A concert goer poses on piano at Afro Punk Festival, August 28, 2016.

    Scenes From Brooklyn’s Afropunk 2016

    Scenes From Brooklyn’s Afropunk 2016

    The 12th annual festival of music and culture featured Tyler the Creator, TV on the Radio, Ice Cube, Janelle Monae—and so much more. See photos from the two-day event.

    The 12th annual festival of music and culture featured Tyler the Creator, TV on the Radio, Ice Cube, Janelle Monae—and so much more. See photos from the two-day event.

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    DX56K0 Fama Fountain, water parterre, Herrenchiemsee New Palace, castle grounds, Herreninsel, Chiemsee, Chiemgau, Upper Bavaria

    The Palace That Ruined a Mad King

    The Palace That Ruined a Mad King

    It’s a question I think we all should ask ourselves from time to time: What would you do if you were a mentally unstable, sexually repressed king infatuated with Louis XIV?If you’re Ludwig II, King of Bavaria from 1864 to 1886, the answer is to de...

    Ludwig II was hell-bent on creating the most beautiful palaces in Europe—including a replica of Versailles on an island. It was an obsession that would cost this mad gay king his crown.

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    I had an IV drip of vitamins into my veins

    Did a Vitamin IV Make Me a Superhero?

    Did a Vitamin IV Make Me a Superhero?

    “You have gorgeous veins,” said the woman giving me intravenous infusions of a detoxifying antioxidant which, she said, “whitens the skin from the inside out.”My tawny complexion should look “brighter” in the next few days, she assured me, and the...

    Wellness addicts are getting their nutrient fix through IV drips, bypassing the digestive system and flooding their cells with vitamins. Our correspondent rolled up her sleeve…

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    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12:  Ryan Lochte of the United States attends a press conference in the Main Press Center on Day 7 of the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

    Trump and Lochte Can’t Even Apologize

    Trump and Lochte Can’t Even Apologize

    Public apologies are always difficult, and nothing makes that clearer than the fundamentally unapologetic apologies that Donald Trump and Olympic, gold-medal swimmer Ryan Lochte have issued recently.Both men should take a lesson from President Ron...

    The public apology doesn’t have to be a dying art. Donald Trump and Ryan Lochte could both learn from Ronald Reagan, who knew how to apologize and make you know he meant it.

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    DX56K0 Fama Fountain, water parterre, Herrenchiemsee New Palace, castle grounds, Herreninsel, Chiemsee, Chiemgau, Upper Bavaria

    The Palace That Ruined a Mad King

    The Palace That Ruined a Mad King

    It’s a question I think we all should ask ourselves from time to time: What would you do if you were a mentally unstable, sexually repressed king infatuated with Louis XIV?If you’re Ludwig II, King of Bavaria from 1864 to 1886, the answer is to de...

    Ludwig II was hell-bent on creating the most beautiful palaces in Europe—including a replica of Versailles on an island. It was an obsession that would cost this mad gay king his crown.

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    Real Housewives of NY

    How a Real Housewife Survives Infidelity

    How a Real Housewife Survives Infidelity

    Fashion scientists, can maxi dresses actually implode? Or explode? The one belonging to The Countess Luann, as Luann de Lesseps is known from The Real Housewives of New York, swished so angrily in and out of hotel rooms in the season eight finale ...

    Luann de Lesseps, New York ‘real housewife,’ discovered her fiancé cheated on her. Of course she’s staying with him—and of course she’s angry with those who told on him.

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    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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    Larry King (L) and Shawn King attend at RatPac Entertainment Hosts Special Event for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Hillhaven Lodge on August 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

    Keeping Up With the Mrs. Larry Kings

    Keeping Up With the Mrs. Larry Kings

    The new edition of the National Enquirer—hitting newsstands today—claims that Larry King has been cuckolded by an un-named personal impact guru, who has been having a year-long affair with the 82-year-old’s wife, Shawn, 57.The alleged “Hollywood D...

    The former CNN talk show host may have the most complicated love life in Hollywood. The latest claims center on his eighth wife’s alleged affair.

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    Real Housewives of NY

    How a Real Housewife Survives Infidelity

    How a Real Housewife Survives Infidelity

    Fashion scientists, can maxi dresses actually implode? Or explode? The one belonging to The Countess Luann, as Luann de Lesseps is known from The Real Housewives of New York, swished so angrily in and out of hotel rooms in the season eight finale ...

    Luann de Lesseps, New York ‘real housewife,’ discovered her fiancé cheated on her. Of course she’s staying with him—and of course she’s angry with those who told on him.

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