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    Former U.S. Vice presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R), and Donald Trump walk towards a limo after leaving Trump Tower, at 56th Street and 5th Avenue, on May 31, 2011 in New York City. Palin and Trump met for a dinner meeting in the city. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Trump & Palin Preview Worst Ticket Ever

    Trump & Palin Preview Worst Ticket Ever

    As in-focus civilians flowed up the Trump Tower taking selfies in the background, an inexplicably out-of-focus Donald Trump sought to explain his rising poll numbers on Sarah Palin’s janky new program on an unknown right-wing news network.“We’re b...

    On her fledgling, and embarrassingly low-tech, network, Sarah Palin interviewed Donald Trump, and managed a feat no journalist has yet. She made it boring.

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    CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 27:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered for a campaign meeting on the campus of Case Western Reserve University on August 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Clinton made her first official campaign stop in Ohio.     (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

    Hillary Really Is Coming After Your Guns

    Hillary Really Is Coming After Your Guns

    “Something is deeply wrong,” Hillary Clinton told the audience at the Democratic National Committee on Friday. Earlier in the week, a gunman killed two journalists in Roanoke, Virginia, on live television, just days before an unstable person with ...

    Some politicians talk about gun control once in a while. Clinton has been pushing to curb firearms for decades. No wonder the NRA has vowed to bring her down.

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    Cast member Charlie Sheen poses at the premiere of his new film "Scary Movie 5" in Hollywood April 11, 2013.
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    9/11 Truthers Want To Be Trump’s VP

    9/11 Truthers Want To Be Trump’s VP

    “Future American President” Donald J. Trump has been joking for more than a decade that he would love to have Oprah Winfrey as his running mate.“If she’d do it, she’d be fantastic,” Trump said in 1999, when he was considering a presidential run on...

    As Trump’s campaign trumps on, a motley crew of 9/11 truthers have volunteered to be The Donald’s Veep, including Charlie Sheen and Jesse Ventura.

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    Former U.S. Vice presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R), and Donald Trump walk towards a limo after leaving Trump Tower, at 56th Street and 5th Avenue, on May 31, 2011 in New York City. Palin and Trump met for a dinner meeting in the city. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Trump & Palin Preview Worst Ticket Ever

    Trump & Palin Preview Worst Ticket Ever

    As in-focus civilians flowed up the Trump Tower taking selfies in the background, an inexplicably out-of-focus Donald Trump sought to explain his rising poll numbers on Sarah Palin’s janky new program on an unknown right-wing news network.“We’re b...

    On her fledgling, and embarrassingly low-tech, network, Sarah Palin interviewed Donald Trump, and managed a feat no journalist has yet. She made it boring.

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    Biden and Anime Girls vs Trump

    Joe Biden & Anime Girls vs. Trump Dump

    Joe Biden & Anime Girls vs. Trump Dump

    Vice President Joe Biden seems like the kindly uncle you’d find on any homespun primetime family dramedy. But it’s hard to deny that sometimes all that sweetness comes across as a little, um, creepy? It’s hard to forget that time Uncle Joe made a ...

    Sure, he’s likable enough. But the only thing worse (better?) than these pics of the veep with anime characters is the Trump Dump.

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    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky speaks during a campaign stop at Royal Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinets in Niles, Illinois, United States, August 1, 2015.

    Why Rand Is Campaigning in Nowheresville

    Why Rand Is Campaigning in Nowheresville

    On Thursday Rand Paul, dressed in his campaign uniform of bluejeans, mock turtleneck, and black blazer, paced the floor beside a "Defeat the Washington Machine" sign attached to his lectern. Sunlight peeked through a window behind him as...

    As Trump-mania eclipses the GOP 2016 field, Rand Paul heads west—far, far west.

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    Hip-hop Misogyny

    Addressing Hip-Hop’s History of Misogyny

    Addressing Hip-Hop’s History of Misogyny

    Hip-hop’s penchant for rampant misogyny has gotten an increasing amount of pushback in the last few years, with incidents like Rick Ross’s “U.O.E.N.O.” lyrics and the legacy of iconic gangsta rap group N.W.A becoming flashpoints for conversations ...

    ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and Dr. Dre’s history of abuse towards women have reignited the cultural conversation surrounding the way hip-hop treats women. And it ain’t pretty.

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    Bill Maher Slams Josh Duggar

    Bill Maher Slams Josh Duggar

    “I’m trying to avoid talking about Donald Trump.”Real Time host Bill Maher let the Republican presidential frontrunner off easy Friday night, instead sounding resigned when describing Trump’s latest antics. “He’s everywhere,” Maher complained in h...

    The ‘Real Time’ host talked immigration, debated Rick Santorum on climate change, and called B.S. on Josh Duggar's “porn addiction.”

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Kim Kardashian is seen on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

    Kim K’s Pregnancy Disorder Can Be Fatal

    Kim K’s Pregnancy Disorder Can Be Fatal

    Parenthood has not come easy to Kim Kardashian.As the reality television star, fashion plate and mother to daughter North explains in a new interview with C Magazine, getting pregnant has been a challenging and complicated process for her. Some of...

    The pregnant star revealed that she’s dealing with “placenta accrete”—a complication that is very real and can be very dangerous for mothers.

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    Watch Amy Schumer & J Law, Uptown Girls

    Watch Amy Schumer & J Law, Uptown Girls

    Just moments after announcing that they’re working on a new buddy comedy together, IRL besties Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence made the scene in Chicago last night by dancing atop Billy Joel’s piano. As one does, when one is either the highest p...

    When adorable buddy comedies become real life.

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    Bill Maher Slams Josh Duggar

    Bill Maher Slams Josh Duggar

    “I’m trying to avoid talking about Donald Trump.”Real Time host Bill Maher let the Republican presidential frontrunner off easy Friday night, instead sounding resigned when describing Trump’s latest antics. “He’s everywhere,” Maher complained in h...

    The ‘Real Time’ host talked immigration, debated Rick Santorum on climate change, and called B.S. on Josh Duggar's “porn addiction.”

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    Canadian singer, songwriter and actor Justin Bieber looks on at a musical event hosted by Calvin Klein Jeans in Hong Kong June 11, 2015.       REUTERS/Bobby Yip - RTX1G4CE

    Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean’ Leaks

    Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean’ Leaks

    “What Do You Mean?” For the past month, seemingly the entire Twitterverse has been swept up in Bieber Fever, with the pop sensation convincing one big-name celebrity a day to hold up a sign on social media counting down the days to the release of...

    The hotly anticipated lead single off the Canadian pop star’s fourth studio album has landed online early, and it’s pretty damn good.

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    Nicki Minaj vs. Miley Cyrus

    Miley Whitesplains Race to Nicki Minaj

    Miley Whitesplains Race to Nicki Minaj

    There is a lot to be said regarding racism in popular music. The appropriation of black aesthetics by white popular culture, the relegating of black artists to “urban” spheres, the disparity in “crossover” commercial success—it all represents face...

    Black women shouldn’t have to be ‘nice’ to be heard.

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    Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ Hypocrisy

    Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ Hypocrisy

    Sunday night’s VMAs promise to be chock full of delightful surprises. Who will wear a dress made entirely of zippers? Which Teen Wolf will be spotted pawing at which Disney starlet? Are we old? And is Harry Styles even coming? But one thing is for...

    Pop superdiva Taylor Swift claims to be all about ‘sisterhood,’ but her VMA-nominated tune is all about ganging up on a woman (Katy Perry) in the name of revenge.

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    Canadian singer, songwriter and actor Justin Bieber looks on at a musical event hosted by Calvin Klein Jeans in Hong Kong June 11, 2015.       REUTERS/Bobby Yip - RTX1G4CE

    Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean’ Leaks

    Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean’ Leaks

    “What Do You Mean?” For the past month, seemingly the entire Twitterverse has been swept up in Bieber Fever, with the pop sensation convincing one big-name celebrity a day to hold up a sign on social media counting down the days to the release of...

    The hotly anticipated lead single off the Canadian pop star’s fourth studio album has landed online early, and it’s pretty damn good.

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    World News

    Visitors to the White House watch as Marine One and US President Barack Obama depart the South Lawn in Washington, DC, August 27, 2015 en route to New Orleans, Louisiana. President Obama will meet with residents and youth who have rebuilt their lives over the past 10 years since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.        AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Week in Pictures

    The Week in Pictures

    From the thousands of migrants struggling to enter the EU to New Hampshire’s Free the Nipple beach protest, the most compelling images from the past seven days.

    From the thousands of migrants struggling to enter the EU to New Hampshire’s Free the Nipple beach protest, the most compelling images from the past seven days.

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    Inside the KGB’s Super Power Division

    Inside the KGB’s Super Power Division

    Boris Ratnikov looks the part of a retired KGB general. The septuagenarian, having served both the Soviet and Russian states, fits an expected mold: flagging jowls, small-bore eyes, clipped speech. Much like the current iteration of the Kremlin, R...

    Boris Ratnikov says he’s used telepathy to save Russia from foreign—and mostly American—aggression. His crackpot theories are back in fashion.

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    Members of All India Mahila Congress, women's wing of Congress party, shout slogans and carry placards during a protest against the rape of a female passenger, in New Delhi December 8, 2014. An Uber taxi driver will appear in an Indian court on Monday accused of raping a young female passenger, as the popular U.S. online ride-hailing service came under fire for hiring a man who was arrested for a sexual assault three years ago. The placard reads, "The country is covered in shame, while Modi goes abroad". REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW POLITICS BUSINESS TRANSPORT) - RTR4H3X2

    Indian Village Orders Rape Of 2 Sisters

    Indian Village Orders Rape Of 2 Sisters

    Two sisters in India will be gang-raped for a social “sin” committed by their brother unless the country’s Supreme Court intervenes with protection, according to a report by Amnesty International.The sisters, one 15 and the other 23, were condemne...

    The girls, from the “untouchable” caste, are being punished for their brother’s elopement with a married woman.

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    A Taliban soldier stands guard at the Makaki refugee camp in
Afghanistan near the Iranian border city of Zabol, October 29, 2001.
More than 7,600 people, mostly children, have taken refuge in the camp,
set up by the Iranian Red Crescent Society inside Afghan territory and
controlled by the Taliban, from U.S bombing of Afghanistan.
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    Iran’s Surprising New Foreign Legion

    Iran’s Surprising New Foreign Legion

    One of the foremost critiques of U.S. President Obama’s Iran deal is that the promise of more than $100 billion in sanctions relief will invigorate the Islamic Republic with funds to continue its covert wars throughout the Middle East. Even the pr...

    Want to become an Iranian citizen? A new law is about to make that a whole lot easier—but you’re going to have to fight for it—literally.

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    Inside the KGB’s Super Power Division

    Inside the KGB’s Super Power Division

    Boris Ratnikov looks the part of a retired KGB general. The septuagenarian, having served both the Soviet and Russian states, fits an expected mold: flagging jowls, small-bore eyes, clipped speech. Much like the current iteration of the Kremlin, R...

    Boris Ratnikov says he’s used telepathy to save Russia from foreign—and mostly American—aggression. His crackpot theories are back in fashion.

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    ISIS Publishes ‘Death Lists’

    ISIS Publishes ‘Death Lists’

    By Khales Joumah DOHUK, Iraq — His heart began beating rapidly and he was short of breath. He’d just seen something on Facebook, a page specializing in news and information from Mosul, his hometown until the so-called Islamic S...

    Thousands of people have gone missing in Mosul, Iraq since the Islamic State took over. Now their families are learning if they are in fact dead.

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    F108B4 epa04891209 (FILE) A file picture dated 09 November 2014 of an old mine shaft at the Old Mine Science and Art Centre in Walbrzych, Poland. Reports on 21 August 2015 state that two residents of the south-western community of Walbrzych have discovered an armoured train  full of Nazi gold but are keeping its location to themselves until their demands for a 10 per cent fee of its worth are met.  An underground Nazi complex, known as Riese (Giant), did operate near Walbrzych during World War II. It is believed that significant portions of the complex's industrial operations were moved underground a

    Is the ‘Gold Train’ a Nazi Trap?

    Is the ‘Gold Train’ a Nazi Trap?

    WARSAW — Seventy years after the end of World War II, Poland could be on the verge of solving the mystery of a long-rumored “gold train” believed to be tucked away in the country’s southwestern corner. According to legend, a train laden with gold ...

    Officials say they’re zeroing in on the fabled German haul, but they’re warning away new treasure hunters looking to solve the mystery and cash in.

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    File photograph of Pole Monsignor Josef Wesolowski, (65) who has been the papal nuncio in the Dominican Republic for over five years, taken in Santo Domingo on August 12, 2011 at the Foreign Ministry. Pope Francis came under fire from victims groups on Thursday following news that he had quietly sacked the Vatican's envoy to the Dominican Republic over allegations of paedophilia.

    Vatican’s No. 1 Pervert Dies Suddenly

    Vatican’s No. 1 Pervert Dies Suddenly

    VATICAN CITY — Josef Wesolowski died too soon. The 67-year-old former papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic, whose undeniable crimes of child-sex abuse ran the gamut from victimizing shoeshine boys in Santo Domingo to hoarding more than 100,000 f...

    After raping boys and keeping child porn at the Vatican, Josef Wesolowski was set to stand trial for his sins. Now his fate will be left to a higher power.

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    ISIS Publishes ‘Death Lists’

    ISIS Publishes ‘Death Lists’

    By Khales Joumah DOHUK, Iraq — His heart began beating rapidly and he was short of breath. He’d just seen something on Facebook, a page specializing in news and information from Mosul, his hometown until the so-called Islamic S...

    Thousands of people have gone missing in Mosul, Iraq since the Islamic State took over. Now their families are learning if they are in fact dead.

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    U.S. News

    Dillon Bracken attends the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 30, 2014. Over 65,000 people from all over the world have gathered at the sold out festival to spend a week in the remote desert cut off from much of the outside world to experience art, music and the unique community that develops. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

    Burning Man '15: 'Kill The Bunnies'

    Burning Man '15: 'Kill The Bunnies'

    This is it. Time for the throngs of freaks, hipster hippies, that artsy spiritually awake nudist you dated but broke up with because they kept eating your houseplants, and most of Silicon Valley to jump in a car/van/yacht on wheels/spaceship and m...

    The annual desert fest brings billionaires, bugs, cops, clowns, a wannabe Broadway show, and a bloodthirsty attitude about jackrabbits.

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    Former U.S. President George W. Bush dances with principal Alexina Medley at Warren Easton Charter High School one day before the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX1Q2W0

    W. Visit Adds Insult To Injury In NoLa

    W. Visit Adds Insult To Injury In NoLa

    It’s Friday morning—the eve of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina—at Warren Easton High School in New Orleans and assistant principal Joe Gilyot just welcomed a man many felt was in part responsible for the disaster that followed: George W....

    W.’s return and yoga on the levee are just two ways #Katrina10 missed the mark for the actual victims of the storm.

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    Biden and Anime Girls vs Trump

    Joe Biden & Anime Girls vs. Trump Dump

    Joe Biden & Anime Girls vs. Trump Dump

    Vice President Joe Biden seems like the kindly uncle you’d find on any homespun primetime family dramedy. But it’s hard to deny that sometimes all that sweetness comes across as a little, um, creepy? It’s hard to forget that time Uncle Joe made a ...

    Sure, he’s likable enough. But the only thing worse (better?) than these pics of the veep with anime characters is the Trump Dump.

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    Dillon Bracken attends the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 30, 2014. Over 65,000 people from all over the world have gathered at the sold out festival to spend a week in the remote desert cut off from much of the outside world to experience art, music and the unique community that develops. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

    Burning Man '15: 'Kill The Bunnies'

    Burning Man '15: 'Kill The Bunnies'

    This is it. Time for the throngs of freaks, hipster hippies, that artsy spiritually awake nudist you dated but broke up with because they kept eating your houseplants, and most of Silicon Valley to jump in a car/van/yacht on wheels/spaceship and m...

    The annual desert fest brings billionaires, bugs, cops, clowns, a wannabe Broadway show, and a bloodthirsty attitude about jackrabbits.

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    Inside the Roanoke Killer’s Filthy Den

    Inside the Roanoke Killer’s Filthy Den

    The killer journalist who shot two former colleagues to death on-air was falling apart well before the attack—keeping a spartan apartment soaked in cat urine, and even being ordered to seek help before he was fired, court records and reports indic...

    Cat feces, grimy sex toys, bare mattresses—Vester Flanagan’s apartment hinted at his deteriorating mental state.

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    Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls watches his teammates from the bench during a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the United Center on March 17, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Thunder defeated the Bulls 97-85. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

    Is Derrick Rose the NBA’s Bill Cosby?

    Is Derrick Rose the NBA’s Bill Cosby?

    Oh no. Please God, don’t let this be real. That was my first thought Wednesday night when TMZ reported that Derrick Rose was served with a lawsuit alleging that, at his Beverly Hills home in August 2013 he, along with two members of his inner circ...

    When a hero is accused of a heinous crime, it’s impossible for his fans process the allegations.

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    Tech + Health

    Dillon Bracken attends the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 30, 2014. Over 65,000 people from all over the world have gathered at the sold out festival to spend a week in the remote desert cut off from much of the outside world to experience art, music and the unique community that develops. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

    Burning Man '15: 'Kill The Bunnies'

    Burning Man '15: 'Kill The Bunnies'

    This is it. Time for the throngs of freaks, hipster hippies, that artsy spiritually awake nudist you dated but broke up with because they kept eating your houseplants, and most of Silicon Valley to jump in a car/van/yacht on wheels/spaceship and m...

    The annual desert fest brings billionaires, bugs, cops, clowns, a wannabe Broadway show, and a bloodthirsty attitude about jackrabbits.

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    Paul Beauchamp waves a gay pride flag during a nationwide "kiss-in" and protest at a Chick-Fil-A restaurant  in Decatur, Georgia, August 3, 2012. Gay rights activists and backers of same-sex marriage plan to hold a nationwide "kiss-in" at Chick-fil-A restaurants on Friday to protest the fast-food chain president's opposition to homosexual unions. Same Sex Kiss Day is a reaction to comments made last week from Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy who supports the bibilical definition of the "family unit".    REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST) - RTR361YC

    It’s Time To Forgive Chick-fil-A

    It’s Time To Forgive Chick-fil-A

    It’s time to take a page from the Christian playbook and forgive Chick-fil-A.I’m an agnostic queer woman who, of course, takes issue with Chick-fil-A’s anti-gay past but the company has moved on and we should, too.There are bigger fish—nay, chicke...

    Denver City Council’s decision to delay a deal for a Chick-fil-A at the city’s airport is misguided. Let the company go ahead: It has atoned for its past sins.

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Kim Kardashian is seen on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

    Kim K’s Pregnancy Disorder Can Be Fatal

    Kim K’s Pregnancy Disorder Can Be Fatal

    Parenthood has not come easy to Kim Kardashian.As the reality television star, fashion plate and mother to daughter North explains in a new interview with C Magazine, getting pregnant has been a challenging and complicated process for her. Some of...

    The pregnant star revealed that she’s dealing with “placenta accrete”—a complication that is very real and can be very dangerous for mothers.

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    Can Quality Sleep Prevent Alzheimer’s?

    Can Quality Sleep Prevent Alzheimer’s?

    A good night’s sleep yields more than beauty—it also means a healthy brain.According to researchers at the University of California Berkeley, disturbed sleep may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, performed at the uni...

    A recent study suggests a solid night’s sleep may help the brain process a “garbage” protein buildup that, over time, could impact the development of Alzheimer’s.

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    Paul Beauchamp waves a gay pride flag during a nationwide "kiss-in" and protest at a Chick-Fil-A restaurant  in Decatur, Georgia, August 3, 2012. Gay rights activists and backers of same-sex marriage plan to hold a nationwide "kiss-in" at Chick-fil-A restaurants on Friday to protest the fast-food chain president's opposition to homosexual unions. Same Sex Kiss Day is a reaction to comments made last week from Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy who supports the bibilical definition of the "family unit".    REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST) - RTR361YC

    It’s Time To Forgive Chick-fil-A

    It’s Time To Forgive Chick-fil-A

    It’s time to take a page from the Christian playbook and forgive Chick-fil-A.I’m an agnostic queer woman who, of course, takes issue with Chick-fil-A’s anti-gay past but the company has moved on and we should, too.There are bigger fish—nay, chicke...

    Denver City Council’s decision to delay a deal for a Chick-fil-A at the city’s airport is misguided. Let the company go ahead: It has atoned for its past sins.

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    Man gets arrested for Viagra

    Man Sues New York Over Viagra Arrest

    Man Sues New York Over Viagra Arrest

    The FDA may have legalized “female Viagra” just last week, but one Brooklyn man was recently arrested for having the male version in his possession.Earl McLeod, 33, was driving along Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant this past February when sudd...

    A Brooklyn man was arrested for possessing Viagra—now he’s suing for ‘emotional trauma, embarrassment, and humiliation.’

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    Porn Rehab Is Not a Thing

    Porn Rehab Is Not a Thing

    Josh Duggar doesn’t have a porn addiction. He’s just a hypocrite.In the original version of the former Family Research Council lobbyist’s public statement about his alleged Ashley Madison account, he wrote: “While espousing faith and family values...

    Ex-TLC star Josh Duggar is said to be entering ‘porn addiction rehab’—a bogus treatment for a non-existent condition that, flawlessly, shifts the blame.

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    Iranian Hackers Getting Around Google's 2-Step Verification Process

    Here’s How Iran Resets Your Password

    Here’s How Iran Resets Your Password

    Iranian hackers have now found a way to get around Google’s two-step verification system and infiltrate GMail’s most elaborate consumer security system, according to a new report.The Citizen Lab’s John Scott-Railton and Katie Kleemola outlined a f...

    Tehran’s hackers are getting trickier—and finding new ways to get into your Gmail.

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    Man gets arrested for Viagra

    Man Sues New York Over Viagra Arrest

    Man Sues New York Over Viagra Arrest

    The FDA may have legalized “female Viagra” just last week, but one Brooklyn man was recently arrested for having the male version in his possession.Earl McLeod, 33, was driving along Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant this past February when sudd...

    A Brooklyn man was arrested for possessing Viagra—now he’s suing for ‘emotional trauma, embarrassment, and humiliation.’

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    D5JRNB ROONEY MARA THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (2011)

    ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Returns

    ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Returns

    Everybody’s favorite revenge-fantasy heroine is back—and as vengeful as ever.Lisbeth Salander, the girl best known for her dragon tattoo and an unyielding hatred of those who hate women, has gotten a new lease on life—even though her creator, Stie...

    A new author takes on the story of Lisbeth Salander from the late Stieg Larsson and largely succeeds.

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    Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence on Billy Joels piano, July 27, 2015.

    We’re Totally In Love With ‘Schu-Law’

    We’re Totally In Love With ‘Schu-Law’

    A new celebrity coupling is on everyone’s lips this week, eliciting squeals of excitement, an endless array of photos, and gossipy speculation about how this blessed union originated.No, it’s not Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, nor Kylie Jenn...

    When Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer rocked out to ‘Uptown Girl,’ it shone a spotlight on the growing vogue for close female friendship, in Hollywood and beyond.

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    MSNBC ANCHORS -- Pictured: Al Sharpton, Host, "PoliticsNation" -- (Photo by: Charles Ommanney/MSNBC)

    Al Sharpton Is Happy With His Demotion

    Al Sharpton Is Happy With His Demotion

    If you’re a nationally known personality with your very own weeknight television show, you probably would be pretty bummed if the network suits took away your high-profile 6 p.m. time slot and shunted you off to a single hour on early Sunday morni...

    The firebrand Reverend loses his weeknight perch and heads to the weekends, but insists the political and pop-culture stars will still come flocking.

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    Gay Escort: We Must Fight The Feds

    Gay Escort: We Must Fight the Feds

    Gay Escort: We Must Fight the Feds

    On Tuesday, federal agents raided the New York City headquarters of RentBoy.com, which advertises itself as “the original and world’s largest male escort site.”CEO Jeffrey Hurant and six other employees were taken into custody.The Feds are allegin...

    A former RentBoy.com advertiser says the website provided a safe and consensual context for escorts to meet clients. Now the LGBT community’s support is needed to fight the authorities.

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    Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence on Billy Joels piano, July 27, 2015.

    We’re Totally In Love With ‘Schu-Law’

    We’re Totally In Love With ‘Schu-Law’

    A new celebrity coupling is on everyone’s lips this week, eliciting squeals of excitement, an endless array of photos, and gossipy speculation about how this blessed union originated.No, it’s not Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, nor Kylie Jenn...

    When Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer rocked out to ‘Uptown Girl,’ it shone a spotlight on the growing vogue for close female friendship, in Hollywood and beyond.

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    The Fox News Thorn in Hillary’s Side

    The Fox News Thorn in Hillary’s Side

    If President Obama were to bequeath something noteworthy to Hillary Clinton—short of an endorsement, that is, especially now that his loyal vice president is thinking about entering the Democratic nomination race—Fox News’s Ed Henry would likely b...

    Yeah, he works for Fox—but Ed Henry’s a fair and tough reporter, and he’s got Clinton’s number.

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    This Guy Can Teach Anyone to Count Cards

    This Guy Can Teach Anyone to Count Cards

    It’s 10 p.m. on a Saturday, and the low-fare overnight buses in Chinatown are idling in rows. Markets have long ago pulled down their metal gratings and thrown bags of pungent trash onto New York’s curbs. And directly under the Manhattan Bridge, o...

    Inside a secret Chinatown soiree, top gamblers teach a few of their favorite tips on how to beat the house.

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    Former St. Paul's School student Owen Labrie raises his hand as he is sworn-in prior to testifying in his trial at Merrimack Superior Court in Concord, N.H., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Labrie is charged with raping a 15-year-old freshman as part of Senior Salute, in which seniors try to romance and have intercourse with underclassmen before leaving the prestigious school in Concord. The defense contends the two had consensual sexual contact but not intercourse. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool)

    St. Paul’s Sex Scandal: Secret Emails

    St. Paul’s Sex Scandal: Secret Emails

    Owen Labrie took the stand Wednesday to counter allegations that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl last year while both were students at the prestigious St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire.On day six of the trial, 19-year-old Labrie describe...

    Owen Labrie, accused of raping a fellow female student at the prestigious prep school, took the stand Wednesday, still claiming they had not had sex.

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    The Fox News Thorn in Hillary’s Side

    The Fox News Thorn in Hillary’s Side

    If President Obama were to bequeath something noteworthy to Hillary Clinton—short of an endorsement, that is, especially now that his loyal vice president is thinking about entering the Democratic nomination race—Fox News’s Ed Henry would likely b...

    Yeah, he works for Fox—but Ed Henry’s a fair and tough reporter, and he’s got Clinton’s number.

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    Le Corbusier's Brutally Complex Legacy

    Le Corbusier's Brutally Complex Legacy

    The work of Swiss architect Le Corbusier is the subject of a new edition from Phaidon of Le Corbusier: Ideas and Forms, by the architectural historian William JR Curtis.

    The work of Swiss architect Le Corbusier is the subject of a new edition from Phaidon of Le Corbusier: Ideas and Forms, by the architectural historian William JR Curtis.

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    • Best of the Beast

      Best of the Beast

      I Played Blackjack With the World’s Best Card Counter Nina Strochlic Inside a secret Chinatown soiree, top gamblers teach a few of their favorite tips on how to beat the house.Spies: Obama’s Brass Pressured Us to Downplay ISIS Threat Shane Ha...

      From the checkered past of the Roanoke shooter to political pressure of ISIS intelligence estimates, the best in journalism from The Daily Beast this week.

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    ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Returns

    ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Returns

    Everybody’s favorite revenge-fantasy heroine is back—and as vengeful as ever.Lisbeth Salander, the girl best known for her dragon tattoo and an unyielding hatred of those who hate women, has gotten a new lease on life—even though her creator, Stie...

    A new author takes on the story of Lisbeth Salander from the late Stieg Larsson and largely succeeds.

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    Life or Death with Lil' Knievel

    Life or Death with Lil' Knievel

    There is an old saying in Hollywood that directing is 80 percent casting. Some say 90. This truism has been attributed to John Huston, Elia Kazan, Martin Ritt, and Robert Altman among others. The same thinking also applies to non-fiction feature w...

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    Best of Breslin: Marching to Sorrento

    Marching to Sorrento

    Marching to Sorrento

    Probably the one subject I know better than anyone on earth is the history of Irish-Italian warfare in New York. It began at the turn of the century, when the Irish construction workers tried to get two dollars a day. As the Irish produce more tra...

    The legendary reporter sheds some light on the ancient rivalry between the Irish and Italians in New York City.

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    ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Returns

    ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Returns

    Everybody’s favorite revenge-fantasy heroine is back—and as vengeful as ever.Lisbeth Salander, the girl best known for her dragon tattoo and an unyielding hatred of those who hate women, has gotten a new lease on life—even though her creator, Stie...

    A new author takes on the story of Lisbeth Salander from the late Stieg Larsson and largely succeeds.

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    Reviving London’s Toughest Pulp Hero

    Reviving London’s Toughest Pulp Hero

    In the 1970s, an Englishman named Ted Lewis published three rowdy yarns about a brutal Briton working as an enforcer for a gangland “firm.” The first of these inspired a suitably gritty crime film recalled as one of the era’s best. The next two bo...

    In the 1970’s, British writer Ted Lewis created a memorable lowlife in the Jack Carter trilogy. Now, his books are about to get a spectacular American revival.

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    Should Parents Decide A Child's Gender?

    Should Parents Decide a Child’s Gender?

    Should Parents Decide a Child’s Gender?

    In his January State of the Union address, President Obama became the first president to utter the word “transgender” in a speech, confirming what many are calling America’s “transgender moment.”Not only is the word itself now part of common speec...

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    How Eileen Ford Ruled the Modeling Wars

    How Eileen Ford Ruled the Modeling Wars

    Eileen Ford’s eye for beauty was amongst the most influential of the 20th century. Over 46 years at the helm of Ford Models, she fostered the talents of hundreds of the most recognized and admired faces, icons that included Christy Turlington, Lau...

    At the helm of Ford Models, she fostered the careers of hundreds of runway icons—and proved a spirited adversary in the industry’s legendary showdown with Elite.

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    GET CARTER, GET CARTER UK 1971 MGM ALUN ARMSTRONG MICHAEL CAINE Date 1971. Photo by: Mary Evans/Ronald Grant/Everett Collection(10317613)

    Reviving London’s Toughest Pulp Hero

    Reviving London’s Toughest Pulp Hero

    In the 1970s, an Englishman named Ted Lewis published three rowdy yarns about a brutal Briton working as an enforcer for a gangland “firm.” The first of these inspired a suitably gritty crime film recalled as one of the era’s best. The next two bo...

    In the 1970’s, British writer Ted Lewis created a memorable lowlife in the Jack Carter trilogy. Now, his books are about to get a spectacular American revival.

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