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    In this Jan. 7, 2015, file photo, Republican Gov. Paul LePage delivers his inauguration address in Augusta, Maine. LePage said out-of-state drug dealers are impregnating “young white” girls, and he was quickly derided by critics on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.

    Maine’s Thug Gov Previews a Prez Trump

    Maine’s Thug Gov Previews a Prez Trump

    If you want a vision of the Donald Trump presidential future, look no further than Maine’s tantrum-throwing, race-baiting, loves-to-be-hated Gov. Paul LePage.Since being elected in 2010, LePage has repeatedly made use of rants designed to rally wh...

    Public hissy fits, race-baiting rants, xenophobic fear-mongering—before The Donald ever takes the White House, there’s already an executive officeholder doing it all.

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    Did Jeb's Hired Gun Murder His Campaign?

    Did Jeb’s Hired Gun Murder His Campaign?

    Did Jeb’s Hired Gun Murder His Campaign?

    “This campaign is not dead,” Jeb Bush assured supporters Tuesday night as the results of the New Hampshire primary rolled in—a tentative diagnosis of political viability, perhaps, but hardly a ringing call to arms as the Republican presidential ba...

    Mike Murphy, who runs Jeb Bush’s super PAC, has a lousy record in getting presidents elected—which makes Bush’s faltering campaign a very personal crusade.

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     Donald Trump with former Saudi Arabian business partner Damac.

    Donald Trump Has Muslim Friends?!

    Donald Trump Has Muslim Friends?!

    Despite vowing to engage in wholesale surveillance of American Muslims, close American mosques and ban anyone who is Muslim from entering our country, Trump has repeatedly told us:  “I love the Muslims!”   Well on Sunday Trump went further by quan...

    Actually, he probably does, among the super-rich and the autocrats. Which makes his Muslim-bashing even worse than if it were sincere.

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    In this Jan. 7, 2015, file photo, Republican Gov. Paul LePage delivers his inauguration address in Augusta, Maine. LePage said out-of-state drug dealers are impregnating “young white” girls, and he was quickly derided by critics on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.

    Maine’s Thug Gov Previews a Prez Trump

    Maine’s Thug Gov Previews a Prez Trump

    If you want a vision of the Donald Trump presidential future, look no further than Maine’s tantrum-throwing, race-baiting, loves-to-be-hated Gov. Paul LePage.Since being elected in 2010, LePage has repeatedly made use of rants designed to rally wh...

    Public hissy fits, race-baiting rants, xenophobic fear-mongering—before The Donald ever takes the White House, there’s already an executive officeholder doing it all.

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    Trump Goes From Winning Joe Sixpack to Winning Over His Boss, Too

    Even Joe Sixpack’s Boss Loves Trump Now

    Even Joe Sixpack’s Boss Loves Trump Now

    PLYMOUTH, New Hampshire — Mixed in with the work boots, camo jackets, and “Make America Great Again” hats at Donald Trump rally on the night before the primary were tweed jackets, cashmere scarves, and rep ties.They were telltale signs that the po...

    The billionaire populist became the GOP frontrunner on the backs of the aggrieved, white working class. Now upper-middle-class managers and professionals are joining him.

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    U.S. Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie waves to supporters after speaking at his primary election night party Nashua, New Hampshire, February 9, 2016.    REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl  - RTX269GF

    Christie Whacks White House Bid

    Christie Whacks White House Bid

    Chris Christie said he wasn’t going home. It was Sunday afternoon in Exeter, New Hampshire, outside Shooter’s Pub, where people were drinking before the Super Bowl. Christie was standing in front of a microphone and a few dozen members of the pres...

    Chris Christie said this week that there were no silver medals in politics and on Tuesday he barely got one for participation.

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    Kimmel Trolls NH Voters

    Kimmel Trolls NH Voters

    When Jimmy Kimmel sends his roving reporter out onto Hollywood Boulevard to confront people with baseless facts, he calls it “Lie Witness News.” This week, he sent a correspondent all the way to Nashua, New Hampshire to do the same outside of a pr...

    Jimmy Kimmel Live just proved that people from New Hampshire are just as gullible as people from Hollywood.

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    Senator Bernie Sanders on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Wednesday February 10, 2016 on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

    Colbert to Bernie: ‘Class Warfare?’

    Colbert to Bernie: ‘Class Warfare?’

    Bernie Sanders continued his New Hampshire victory lap Wednesday night by making his second appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. And while he was still a major underdog when he visited Stephen Colbert last September, this time he was ...

    Sanders stopped by Wednesday night for a victory lap during his second ‘Late Show’ appearance, where the host made him defend his ‘revolution.’

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    ''I Love Bread': Oprah's Greatest Act Yet

    Oprah Says We Can Eat Bread Again

    Oprah Says We Can Eat Bread Again

    There is something happening on television now that is affecting me viscerally.In a commercial that seems to air once every 15 minutes on every single television channel, assaulting its way into omnipresence, Oprah Winfrey stares into the camera—n...

    With three beautiful words in her Weight Watchers campaign, Oprah is giving hope to bread enthusiasts in a gluten-free world, saving the bread industry—and angering people, too.

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    Photo of Annie LENNOX and Dave STEWART and EURYTHMICS; L-R: Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart  (Photo by Bob King/Redferns)

    Dave Stewart: LSD, Annie Lennox, and Me

    Dave Stewart: LSD, Annie Lennox, and Me

    The tattoos on his caramel-tanned arms—Lady Luck, a martini glass, the names of his much-loved third wife, Anoushka, and of his children—speak of a full and colorful life.But it is hard to square the handsome, bearded, quietly spoken Dave Stewart,...

    Dave Stewart talks about love, heartbreak, global fame, his near-death experiences, partying hard with Mick Jagger, and how Annie Lennox helped wean him off drugs.

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    Senator Bernie Sanders on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Wednesday February 10, 2016 on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

    Colbert to Bernie: ‘Class Warfare?’

    Colbert to Bernie: ‘Class Warfare?’

    Bernie Sanders continued his New Hampshire victory lap Wednesday night by making his second appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. And while he was still a major underdog when he visited Stephen Colbert last September, this time he was ...

    Sanders stopped by Wednesday night for a victory lap during his second ‘Late Show’ appearance, where the host made him defend his ‘revolution.’

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    How Johnny Depp Became Donald Trump

    How Johnny Depp Became Donald Trump

    In last year’s Black Mass, Johnny Depp used some heavy makeup and a thick accent to transform himself into Boston gangster Whitey Bulger. The dynamic performance failed to win him a Best Actor Oscar nomination. Now that he has done the same to bec...

    The creator, director and actors who worked alongside Johnny Depp in Funny or Die’s surprise Donald Trump movie talk about his unbelievable transformation.

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    Benedict Cumberbatch plays All and Kyle Mooney plays Don Atari in Zoolander No. 2 from Paramount Pictures.

    Zoolander 2’s Ridiculous Trans Jokes

    Zoolander 2’s Ridiculous Trans Jokes

    In an almost impossible turn of events for a film that opens with such macabre wish fulfillment—in the opening moments, Justin Bieber is brutally assassinated in a long, graphic scene—Zoolander 2, critics agree, is really, really ridiculously bad....

    Concerns over the trailer for ‘Zoolander 2,’ which mocked an androgynous model played by Benedict Cumberbatch, were founded. The film’s trans jokes do offend—even worse, they’re dumb.

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    Peyton Manning (18) of the Denver Broncos and Cam Newton (1) of the Carolina Panthers hug at the coin toss before the game. The Denver Broncos played the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on February 7, 2016. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

    Peyton Manning Is No Cam Newton

    Peyton Manning Is No Cam Newton

    For an entire week, Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton, the league MVP, the most physically gifted quarterback in the history of professional football, was pestered with questions about his blackness—from the lopsided level of criticism he receives...

    The Carolina Panthers’ star QB has come under fire for walking out of a press conference. It’s yet another frustrating example of the double standards applied to black sports stars.

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    How Johnny Depp Became Donald Trump

    How Johnny Depp Became Donald Trump

    In last year’s Black Mass, Johnny Depp used some heavy makeup and a thick accent to transform himself into Boston gangster Whitey Bulger. The dynamic performance failed to win him a Best Actor Oscar nomination. Now that he has done the same to bec...

    The creator, director and actors who worked alongside Johnny Depp in Funny or Die’s surprise Donald Trump movie talk about his unbelievable transformation.

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    World News

    Rome, Italy

    Mafia Orphan Rats Out His Godmothers

    Mafia Orphan Rats Out His Godmothers

    ROME — Where is Carmela Soprano when we need her?A fierce criminal gang run by three Italian Mafia women known as the “Mussi di ficurinia,” or Prickly Pear Lip gang, has been dismantled in Sicily after Giuseppe Laudani, the man they raised as thei...

    The Prickly Pear Lip ladies—the ‘three queens’ reportedly behind one of Italy’s most violent gangs—were given up by a protégé they nurtured since his dad was shot dead in front of him.

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    Activists and Italian nationals living in Egypt take part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni on February 6, 2016, outside of the Italian embassy in Cairo.
The 28-year-old student who disappeared in Cairo last week has been found dead and appears to have been tortured, officials said on February 4, prompting furious demands from Rome for the speedy arrest of his killers.

    Why a Cambridge PhD Was Killed in Egypt

    Why a Cambridge PhD Was Killed in Egypt

    CAIRO — “Don’t go to downtown Cairo on January 25,” was the warning that echoed throughout Egypt’s capital in the nervous buildup to the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution that unfurled in Tahrir Square and took the world by storm.Fearing un...

    Giulio Regeni, 28, was murdered while reporting on labor unrest. Many believe he died in Egypt’s ghastly prisons.

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    Designer Waris Ahluwalia attends the Zero + Maria Cornejo Spring/Summer 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week September 10, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (UNITED STATES - Tags: FASHION ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR37SZF

    Turban-Banned Sikh Actor Flies Home

    Turban-Banned Sikh Actor Flies Home

    Waris Ahluwalia, the 41-year-old Sikh actor and designer banned from flying home to New York from Mexico City on an Aeroméxico flight after he refused to remove his turban, wants “clear and concise guidelines” to be issued for the TSA and airlines...

    Aeroméxico banned the actor and designer from flying after he refused to remove his turban in public. Now the airline has apologized and promised to educate its staff.

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    A Plane Packed With Hundreds of Missiles

    A Plane Packed With Hundreds of Missiles

    A Plane Packed With Hundreds of Missiles

    The next time America’s high-tech jet fighters fly into battle against a major foe, they might have some serious backup—heavy bombers, newly modified to haul potentially hundreds of missiles and fire them at the fighters’ command.The upgraded bomb...

    The U.S. Air Force is short hundreds of fighter jets. To make up the gap, the Pentagon has come up with a wild concept: stuff hundreds of missiles into Cold War-era heavy bombers.

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    Activists and Italian nationals living in Egypt take part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni on February 6, 2016, outside of the Italian embassy in Cairo.
The 28-year-old student who disappeared in Cairo last week has been found dead and appears to have been tortured, officials said on February 4, prompting furious demands from Rome for the speedy arrest of his killers.

    Why a Cambridge PhD Was Killed in Egypt

    Why a Cambridge PhD Was Killed in Egypt

    CAIRO — “Don’t go to downtown Cairo on January 25,” was the warning that echoed throughout Egypt’s capital in the nervous buildup to the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution that unfurled in Tahrir Square and took the world by storm.Fearing un...

    Giulio Regeni, 28, was murdered while reporting on labor unrest. Many believe he died in Egypt’s ghastly prisons.

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    An woman lies on a bed at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital where she is treated on February 2, 2016, after gunmen attacked the Dalori village just outside Maiduguri late on January 30. 
At least 85 people died this weekend when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1. It was the third deadly attack to hit the area in four days, after suicide bombers killed at least 24 people in two separate attacks on towns to the south. 
 / AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI        (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Boko Haram’s Cluster-Bomb Girls

    Boko Haram’s Cluster-Bomb Girls

    WARRI, Nigeria — Scores of bodies with bullet wounds and charred corpses littered the streets after a recent Boko Haram attack on Dalori village and two nearby camps housing 25,000 refugees, just 5 kilometers from the northeastern Nigerian city of...

    Captured French munitions have given the Nigeria terror group affiliated with ISIS a potent new weapon.

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    A Syrian man stands amidst the rubble of the Othman mosque, in Syria's eastern town of Deir Ezzor, on July 24, 2013. The Syrian regime and rebels fighting to topple it have accused each other of using chemical weapons in the drawn-out conflict which has seen more than 100,000 people killed.

    Where 200,000 Syrians Are Starving

    Where 200,000 Syrians Are Starving

    Deir Ezzor, a once relatively prosperous city of more than 300,000 people, is modern-day Syria in a microcosm. When anti-government protests broke out in 2011, the government sent in tanks. When rebels occupied the city, the ideals of those who pr...

    As ISIS, Assad, and Russia battle over Deir Ezzor, women and children pay the price.

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    A prostitute waits for clients in a street of the French southeastern city of Nice, on September 5, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE        (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Terror Crackdown Hits French Prostitutes

    Terror Crackdown Hits French Prostitutes

    PARIS — Racial profiling, arbitrary house arrests, detentions, and deportation threats—they’re all too common in France these days as part of the “state of emergency” declared to fight terrorists. But they’ve been familiar to France's sex wor...

    Sex workers are protesting against the extension of the state of emergency imposed after Nov. 13.

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    An woman lies on a bed at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital where she is treated on February 2, 2016, after gunmen attacked the Dalori village just outside Maiduguri late on January 30. 
At least 85 people died this weekend when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1. It was the third deadly attack to hit the area in four days, after suicide bombers killed at least 24 people in two separate attacks on towns to the south. 
 / AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI        (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Boko Haram’s Cluster-Bomb Girls

    Boko Haram’s Cluster-Bomb Girls

    WARRI, Nigeria — Scores of bodies with bullet wounds and charred corpses littered the streets after a recent Boko Haram attack on Dalori village and two nearby camps housing 25,000 refugees, just 5 kilometers from the northeastern Nigerian city of...

    Captured French munitions have given the Nigeria terror group affiliated with ISIS a potent new weapon.

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    U.S. News

    Reserve Deputy Robert Bates is shown in this undated handout photo provided by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 4, 2015,  Bates was involved in the shooting of suspect Eric Harris, after mistaking his service weapon for a stun gun, accidentally killing him, during an arrest Thursday, according to the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.  REUTERS/Tulsa Sheriff's Office/Handout via Reuters

    Manslaughter Charges For a Killer Cop

    Manslaughter Charges For a Killer Cop

    Days after a Tulsa volunteer sheriff’s deputy fatally shot an unarmed black man, he knocked the local newspaper in his resignation letter, accusing reporters of targeting him with “yellow dog journalism.”Robert Bates vowed to eventually “unload th...

    The Tulsa volunteer sheriff’s deputy who killed an unarmed black man last year will head to trial in April—after local police allegedly pressured the victim’s family not to lawyer up.

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    Ex priest arrested in AZ for slaying of beauty queen

    Murdered After Her Last Confession

    Murdered After Her Last Confession

    In the 56 years since the body of a south Texas beauty queen was found floating in a canal, her family, cold-case investigators, and mounting evidence has pointed to one man: the ex-priest who heard her last confession, and who seemed to elude jus...

    When police found a Texas beauty queen floating in a canal, they suspected the last man to see her alive: her Catholic priest. Now he’s finally been arrested for the 1960 murder.

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    Houston Couple Forces Nanny into Slavery

    Houston Duo Forced Nanny Into ‘Slavery’

    Houston Duo Forced Nanny Into ‘Slavery’

    They called her “the idiot.”For two years, a 38-year-old nanny wasn’t allowed to wash her hair, take hot baths, or eat anything but leftover scraps, according to federal prosecutors. If her bosses didn’t like how she dressed their children, she wa...

    The 38-year-old au pair from Nigeria was barred from taking hot baths or eating anything but leftover scraps, according to federal prosecutors.

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    Reserve Deputy Robert Bates is shown in this undated handout photo provided by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 4, 2015,  Bates was involved in the shooting of suspect Eric Harris, after mistaking his service weapon for a stun gun, accidentally killing him, during an arrest Thursday, according to the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.  REUTERS/Tulsa Sheriff's Office/Handout via Reuters

    Manslaughter Charges For a Killer Cop

    Manslaughter Charges For a Killer Cop

    Days after a Tulsa volunteer sheriff’s deputy fatally shot an unarmed black man, he knocked the local newspaper in his resignation letter, accusing reporters of targeting him with “yellow dog journalism.”Robert Bates vowed to eventually “unload th...

    The Tulsa volunteer sheriff’s deputy who killed an unarmed black man last year will head to trial in April—after local police allegedly pressured the victim’s family not to lawyer up.

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    Serial Foot Stomper Targets Texas Women

    Serial Foot Stomper Targets Texas Women

    An unknown assailant is taking his foot fetish into an even darker place, and is getting all 50 Shades of Grey with strange women’s toes in Austin, Texas. His MO is to ride up to an unsuspecting female on his bike, give their toes a quick stamp, a...

    Toe trashing hooligan remains at large.

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    He Tried ‘Suicide By Cop’ Before

    He Tried ‘Suicide By Cop’ Before

    MESA, Arizona — Kayden Clarke, 24, whose struggles with Asperger’s syndrome went viral last year after he posted a video of his service dog comforting him, was shot dead by police in his Mesa home on Thursday.Two officers responded to a report of ...

    Kayden Clarke was killed by police after threatening suicide in his own home, prompting action from advocacy groups. Clarke said he’d tried ‘suicide by cop’ before and service dog wo...

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    Tech + Health

    An X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator flies near the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is the first aircraft carrier to successfully catapult launch an unmanned aircraft from its flight deck.

    Pentagon Kills Its Killer Drone Fleet

    Pentagon Kills Its Killer Drone Fleet

    Cutting-edge killer drones will not be flying over the world’s oceans any time soon. The Defense Department’s budget proposal for 2017, released on Feb. 9, terminates an on-again, off-again program dating back to the late 1990s that aimed to devel...

    The U.S. military spent billions developing an armed drone that could take off from an aircraft carrier. But now, the Pentagon says it doesn’t want that kind of flying robot at all.

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    Aparna Nancherla

    A Comedy Podcast About...Depression?

    A Comedy Podcast About...Depression?

    The Blue Woman Group, a new comedy podcast about depression, opens with a meditation—well, sort of. Led by comedians Aparna Nancherla and Jacqueline Novak, it’s a mix of deep breathing and humorous banter that proves self-reflection doesn’t need t...

    A new podcast led by comedians shines light on depression in a unique and intimate way.

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    Anorexia Isn't Just for Teenagers

    Anorexia Isn’t Just for Teenagers

    Anorexia Isn’t Just for Teenagers

    As a psychologist at the University of North Carolina Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, Cristin Runfola had heard lots of horror stories about the lengths many of those with eating disorders had to go in order to find effective help. But ...

    Like puberty, midlife puts women at risk for eating disorders. It’s time for doctors to stop ignoring it.

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    Science Brought Her Music Back to Life

    Science Brought Her Music Back to Life

    Science Brought Her Music Back to Life

    The clock reads 4 a.m. as the distant sound of loud voices shouting “Tell me your name!” steadily becomes clearer. Soon, the curtain is pulled back, revealing three doctors who have come to test your neurologic function.After several tense minutes...

    Nearly three decades after a traumatic brain injury, violinist Rosemary Johnson is making music again.

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    Aparna Nancherla

    A Comedy Podcast About...Depression?

    A Comedy Podcast About...Depression?

    The Blue Woman Group, a new comedy podcast about depression, opens with a meditation—well, sort of. Led by comedians Aparna Nancherla and Jacqueline Novak, it’s a mix of deep breathing and humorous banter that proves self-reflection doesn’t need t...

    A new podcast led by comedians shines light on depression in a unique and intimate way.

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    India Rejects Facebook’s ‘Free’ Internet

    India Rejects Facebook’s ‘Free’ Internet

    Facebook has been trying to sell its idea of free Internet to India for a year. On Monday, India turned it down—but Mark Zuckerberg is not taking no for an answer.In a press release Monday, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) announce...

    Facebook says Free Basics is philanthropic. Critics says it’s an ‘evil’ way to get more Facebook users.

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    Serial Foot Stomper Targets Texas Women

    Serial Foot Stomper Targets Texas Women

    An unknown assailant is taking his foot fetish into an even darker place, and is getting all 50 Shades of Grey with strange women’s toes in Austin, Texas. His MO is to ride up to an unsuspecting female on his bike, give their toes a quick stamp, a...

    Toe trashing hooligan remains at large.

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    An employee of the muncipality of Chacao fumigates a classroom of a school during efforts to prevent the possible spread of the Zika virus in the country, in Caracas, Venezuela, 05 February 2016.

    Is the Zika Panic Overblown?

    Is the Zika Panic Overblown?

    “As an infection, Zika is generally a relatively mild—in fact—inconsequential infection,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Health, told reporters at the White House on Monday.It was a surprising way to describe the mosquito...

    With headlines about birth defects and canceling the Olympics, it’s easy to see why Zika hysteria is raging. But fear about the virus is highly exaggerated.

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    India Rejects Facebook’s ‘Free’ Internet

    India Rejects Facebook’s ‘Free’ Internet

    Facebook has been trying to sell its idea of free Internet to India for a year. On Monday, India turned it down—but Mark Zuckerberg is not taking no for an answer.In a press release Monday, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) announce...

    Facebook says Free Basics is philanthropic. Critics says it’s an ‘evil’ way to get more Facebook users.

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    Photo of Annie LENNOX and Dave STEWART and EURYTHMICS; L-R: Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart  (Photo by Bob King/Redferns)

    Dave Stewart: LSD, Annie Lennox, and Me

    Dave Stewart: LSD, Annie Lennox, and Me

    The tattoos on his caramel-tanned arms—Lady Luck, a martini glass, the names of his much-loved third wife, Anoushka, and of his children—speak of a full and colorful life.But it is hard to square the handsome, bearded, quietly spoken Dave Stewart,...

    Dave Stewart talks about love, heartbreak, global fame, his near-death experiences, partying hard with Mick Jagger, and how Annie Lennox helped wean him off drugs.

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    A model presents a creation by Enric Marti during the 080 Barcelona Autumn-Winter 2015-2016 fashion week in Barcelona on February 5, 2016.   AFP PHOTO/ PAU BARRENA / AFP / PAU BARRENA        (Photo credit should read PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Fashion Week’s Designer Exodus

    Fashion Week’s Designer Exodus

    The winds of change assailing Planet Fashion have turned into gale-force: New York Fashion Week officially kicks off Wednesday, and this may just be the final one that follows the timing and format developed over the last few decades. Last week, B...

    Designers including big names like Tom Ford are not showing at New York Fashion Week. Economically, they argue, these theatrical circuses can be more harmful than beneficial.

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    How ‘P*ssy’ Got Its Very Rude Power

    How ‘P*ssy’ Got Its Very Rude Power

    How ‘P*ssy’ Got Its Very Rude Power

    On Monday night, after Republican frontrunner Donald Trump used the word “pussy” at a rally in New Hampshire, the media gasped in horror: Trump had truly outdone himself this time.The billionaire demagogue—who ultimately won the New Hampshire Repu...

    Scaredy-cat or women’s body part: The p-word, as voiced by Donald Trump against Ted Cruz, has a colorful history.

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    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton takes off his jacket before campaigning for his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, during a campaign event at Milford Junior High School February 7, 2016 in Milford, New Hampshire. New Hampshire holds the "first in the nation" primary on February 9.

    Politicians Pandering in Plaid

    Politicians Pandering in Plaid

    Groveling for votes at a country fair? Trying to look ‘relatable’? Plaid is here to help.

    Groveling for votes at a country fair? Trying to look ‘relatable’? Plaid is here to help.

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    A model presents a creation by Enric Marti during the 080 Barcelona Autumn-Winter 2015-2016 fashion week in Barcelona on February 5, 2016.   AFP PHOTO/ PAU BARRENA / AFP / PAU BARRENA        (Photo credit should read PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Fashion Week’s Designer Exodus

    Fashion Week’s Designer Exodus

    The winds of change assailing Planet Fashion have turned into gale-force: New York Fashion Week officially kicks off Wednesday, and this may just be the final one that follows the timing and format developed over the last few decades. Last week, B...

    Designers including big names like Tom Ford are not showing at New York Fashion Week. Economically, they argue, these theatrical circuses can be more harmful than beneficial.

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    PICTURED: ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER in Pumping Iron

    Stop Looking Like a Fool at the Gym

    Stop Looking Like a Fool at the Gym

    Greetings New Year’s Gym “Resolutionaries”—welcome to February! I’m as surprised as you are that you’re still here.Congratulations on sticking it out for a full month—an achievement that, judging by the suddenly unoccupied treadmills and elliptica...

    Congratulations to January’s gym newbies, still sticking to their routines. But to become a true regular requires sensitivity and politesse.

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    Lady Gaga sings the American National Anthem prior to the start of Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, February 7, 2016. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

    How Lady Gaga Saved The Pantsuit

    How Lady Gaga Saved The Pantsuit

    Few would have guessed that Lady Gaga—she of bubble wrap coats and raw meat dresses —would wear a traditional women’s pantsuit while performing the national anthem at Sunday’s Super Bowl.Of course, this wasn’t just a pantsuit: It was a shimmering ...

    Hillary Clinton makes gentle fun of herself wearing them, and the pantsuit has certainly come a long way since St. Laurent’s ‘Le Smoking’—Gaga revolutionized it again at the Super Bowl.

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    THE BACHELOR/THE BACHELORETTE - Chris Harrison is the host of the ABC Television Network's "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" series. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

    ‘The Bachelor’ King: I Want to Find Love

    ‘The Bachelor’ King: I Want to Find Love

    Chris Harrison, the longtime host of the most famous dating reality show on the planet, is waiting for someone to set him up.“I wait for people like you to say, ‘Oh my gosh, I have the greatest person,’” he tells me when I ask how someone so accus...

    He presides over TV’s top dating show, and—like its contestants—Chris Harrison is searching for a soulmate. He also insists the show hasn’t got a race problem.

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    PICTURED: ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER in Pumping Iron

    Stop Looking Like a Fool at the Gym

    Stop Looking Like a Fool at the Gym

    Greetings New Year’s Gym “Resolutionaries”—welcome to February! I’m as surprised as you are that you’re still here.Congratulations on sticking it out for a full month—an achievement that, judging by the suddenly unoccupied treadmills and elliptica...

    Congratulations to January’s gym newbies, still sticking to their routines. But to become a true regular requires sensitivity and politesse.

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    The Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief discusses who owns the term ‘Progressive’ on CNN’s Political Mann

    John Avlon on Progressive Politics

    John Avlon on Progressive Politics

    The Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief discusses who owns the term ‘Progressive’ on CNN’s Political Mann

    Serial Foot Stomper Targets Texas Women

    Serial Foot Stomper Targets Texas Women

    An unknown assailant is taking his foot fetish into an even darker place, and is getting all 50 Shades of Grey with strange women’s toes in Austin, Texas. His MO is to ride up to an unsuspecting female on his bike, give their toes a quick stamp, a...

    Toe trashing hooligan remains at large.

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    UFC Fighter’s Jaw Breaks in the Ring

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    Serial Foot Stomper Targets Texas Women

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    Michelle Obama’s Not Into Politics. Yet.

    Michelle Obama’s Not Into Politics. Yet.

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    Michelle Obama’s Not Into Politics. Yet.

    During President Obama’s traditional pre-Super Bowl interview he was joined by the first lady, who fielded some questions herself. Asked by CBS’s Gayle King if she was inspired to get into politics by Hillary Clinton’s current White House bid, she...

    Doesn’t want to be next Hillary.

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