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    Trevor Noah: Trump ‘Sniffing’ Bulls**t

    Trevor Noah: Trump ‘Sniffing’ Bulls**t

    The Daily Show was the first of several late-night shows to go live following Monday night’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. And host Trevor Noah was eager to weigh in on what will surely be one of the most-watched political event...

    ‘The Daily Show’ goes live after the first 2016 presidential debate—and declares the Donald the night’s biggest loser.

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    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the first debate with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016.

    Trump Triples Down on Iraq Lie

    Trump Triples Down on Iraq Lie

    Donald Trump threw a tantrum at Monday’s presidential debate over being called out for his early support of the Iraq War, even as he insisted he has the right temperament to be commander in chief.The Republican presidential nominee was visibly ann...

    ‘I think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament,’ Trump said after whining about how the media was distorting his words by reporting them.

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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump looks on during the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.  The first of four debates for the 2016 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by NBC's Lester Holt.

    Trump: My Birther Lies Were Awesome

    Trump: My Birther Lies Were Awesome

    Donald Trump again defended his so-called birther crusade on Monday night.“I was the one that got him to produce the birth certificate,” Trump said at the first presidential debate, fending off criticism that his skepticism about the first African...

    During the first 2016 presidential debate, Trump again tried to falsely blame Hillary Clinton’s camp for his years of ‘questions’ about Barack Obama’s citizenship.

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    Trevor Noah

    Trevor Noah: Trump ‘Sniffing’ Bulls**t

    Trevor Noah: Trump ‘Sniffing’ Bulls**t

    The Daily Show was the first of several late-night shows to go live following Monday night’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. And host Trevor Noah was eager to weigh in on what will surely be one of the most-watched political event...

    ‘The Daily Show’ goes live after the first 2016 presidential debate—and declares the Donald the night’s biggest loser.

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    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the first debate with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016.

    Trump Bungles Hillary Tax Attack

    Trump Bungles Hillary Tax Attack

    Donald Trump continued to stonewall on releasing his tax returns on Monday night, even when asked directly about it on a national stage by presidential debate moderator Lester Holt.He then gave different conditions for when he would finally public...

    Maybe, says Clinton, Trump won’t release his tax returns because he’s not as rich as he says he is. ‘I have a tremendous income,’ he sputters.

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    Democratic Nominee for President of the United States former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to and meets voters during a rally at Frontline Outreach and Youth Center in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday September 21, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

    Hillary Must Embrace Reform Tonight

    Hillary Must Embrace Reform Tonight

    The Saturday before the big debate, Hillary Clinton was closeted with staff doing what she does best: prepare. Donald Trump was out doing what he does best: lie. Trump is the worst and best of liars; easy to catch, impossible to shame. Clinton’s s...

    Fact-check Trump tonight? ‘Expose’ him? No. Just own the reform that angry voters are ravenous for.

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    Seth Meyers on Donald Trump.

    Seth Meyers: Trump Was ‘So Unprepared’

    Seth Meyers: Trump Was ‘So Unprepared’

    Seth Meyers wasn’t the first late-night host to weigh in on the first presidential debate Monday night, but he was the most emphatic.As the host said at the beginning of his “closer look,” all that “spin” about Donald Trump not preparing for the d...

    The ‘Late Night’ host delivered his takeaways from the first big presidential debate live Monday night.

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    Buckwheat Zydeco performs during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2016 at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 22, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Photos: Remembering Buckwheat Zydeco

    Photos: Remembering Buckwheat Zydeco

    Born Stanley Dural Jr., the musician better known as Buckwheat Zydeco died at age 68.

    Born Stanley Dural Jr., the musician better known as Buckwheat Zydeco died at age 68.

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    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the "Cinema for Peace 2012" charity gala during the 62nd Berlinale film festival in Berlin February 13, 2012. REUTERS/Andreas Rentz/Pool

    Angelina Blocks Brad in Custody Battle

    Angelina Blocks Brad in Custody Battle

    It’s been a busy weekend of briefing and counter-briefing in the biggest celebrity divorce of the decade, with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt stepping up their war of words as their separation threatens to become one of the most bitter custody dispu...

    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have a fortune in the hundreds of millions of dollars—but, with an ‘iron-clad’ pre-nup in place, their divorce looks set to focus on custody of their six...

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    John Oliver

    John Oliver Rips Wells Fargo a New One

    John Oliver Rips Wells Fargo a New One

    It had been close to a month since we’d last seen John Oliver spew well-researched venom on his HBO series Last Week Tonight. In the interim, Oliver and his staff picked up an Emmy Award, cementing his status as the heir apparent to Jon Stewart, a...

    The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host blasted Wells Fargo—and its CEO John Stumpf—for its recent defrauding of customers.

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    Buckwheat Zydeco performs during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2016 at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 22, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Photos: Remembering Buckwheat Zydeco

    Photos: Remembering Buckwheat Zydeco

    Born Stanley Dural Jr., the musician better known as Buckwheat Zydeco died at age 68.

    Born Stanley Dural Jr., the musician better known as Buckwheat Zydeco died at age 68.

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    Tim Burton

    Tim Burton on the Johnny Depp Scandal

    Tim Burton on the Johnny Depp Scandal

    After bringing countless fantasy worlds to life over three decades, it’s the real world that often feels the strangest, goth cinema icon Tim Burton told The Daily Beast Sunday in Austin.“Any story I read about anybody I know in the press, I always...

    The acclaimed goth auteur opens up about the status of ‘Beetlejuice 2,’ his new film ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,’ and much more at Fantastic Fest.

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    best, worst TV presidents

    The 12 Most Iconic TV Presidents

    The 12 Most Iconic TV Presidents

    Over the course of American history, all 44 presidents have been men and all but one have been white men. On television, our presidents have been a far more diverse bunch.Eight years into the Obama presidency and with the potential first female pr...

    As America approaches our most consequential election yet, we look back at some of television’s most dynamic fictional presidents.

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    Tambor & Judith Light intv

    How ‘Transparent’ Changed Jeffrey Tambor

    How ‘Transparent’ Changed Jeffrey Tambor

    Jeffrey Tambor has a story he likes to tell about his role playing trans woman Maura Pfefferman on Transparent.The first season of the Emmy-winning Amazon series had aired and the actor, previously best known for his comedy work on Arrested Develo...

    Jeffrey Tambor and Judith Light talk Season 3, their education on trans issues and rights, and how they talk to their friends about the progressive show.

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    Tim Burton

    Tim Burton on the Johnny Depp Scandal

    Tim Burton on the Johnny Depp Scandal

    After bringing countless fantasy worlds to life over three decades, it’s the real world that often feels the strangest, goth cinema icon Tim Burton told The Daily Beast Sunday in Austin.“Any story I read about anybody I know in the press, I always...

    The acclaimed goth auteur opens up about the status of ‘Beetlejuice 2,’ his new film ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,’ and much more at Fantastic Fest.

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    World News

    If You Knew Putin Like We Know Putin…

    If You Knew Putin Like We Know Putin…

    Russia has come to occupy an outsize role in U.S. foreign policy and the forthcoming U.S. presidential election, and who knows more about the Bear than the Baltic States—Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania? They were devoured by the Soviet Union on the...

    Estonia’s president and Lithuania’s foreign minister talk to The Daily Beast about the menace Moscow poses to them, Europe, and the United States.

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    Socialite as Spy story, which is really about how underestimated women were in her day, WWII, with the twist that that's what saved her life

    Socialite Beat the Nazis By Playing Dumb

    Socialite Beat the Nazis By Playing Dumb

    PARIS—If you’re going to have an obit in The New York Times, it would be hard have a more intriguing headline than this one from March 2000: “Gertrude Sanford Legendre, 97, Socialite Turned Hunter and Prisoner of War,” unless they’d added, as they...

    Big game hunter, legendary French Riviera partier, and a quintessential WASP—Gertrude Sanford was also a vital U.S. spy who managed to outmaneuver the Nazis after being captured.

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    In the trenches; analysis of Dien Bien Phu

    Dien Bien Phu's Costly Unlearned Lessons

    Dien Bien Phu's Costly Unlearned Lessons

    In the fall of 1953, the fortunes of the Vietminh Communists looked brighter than ever in their seven-year war against Vietnam’s erstwhile colonial masters, the French. General Vo Nguyen Giap, chief architect and strategist of the People’s Army of...

    In 1953, a hard fought battle between French and Vietnamese forces finished off France as a colonial power and eerily presaged the fate of the US in Vietnam a decade later.

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    Jeremy Corbyn

    Corbyn Wins: Hard Left Kills Off Labour

    Corbyn Wins: Hard Left Kills Off Labour

    At 11:45 a.m. Saturday morning, Theresa May, the newly ensconced leader of the Conservative Party, won a handsome victory at Britain’s next general election. It was also the time, the precise moment, when the Labour Party ceased to exist as a func...

    After a year of Corbyn’s ineffectual leadership, Labour had a chance to return to mainstream politics. Instead, its members chose to indulge in the sanctimony of permanent opposition.

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    Socialite as Spy story, which is really about how underestimated women were in her day, WWII, with the twist that that's what saved her life

    Socialite Beat the Nazis By Playing Dumb

    Socialite Beat the Nazis By Playing Dumb

    PARIS—If you’re going to have an obit in The New York Times, it would be hard have a more intriguing headline than this one from March 2000: “Gertrude Sanford Legendre, 97, Socialite Turned Hunter and Prisoner of War,” unless they’d added, as they...

    Big game hunter, legendary French Riviera partier, and a quintessential WASP—Gertrude Sanford was also a vital U.S. spy who managed to outmaneuver the Nazis after being captured.

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    E303CR Pippa Middleton leaving Loulou's in Mayfair at 1:40am with stockbroker boyfriend Nico Jackson  Featuring: Pippa Middleton,Nico J

    Pippa Middleton’s Hacker ‘Arrested’

    Pippa Middleton’s Hacker ‘Arrested’

    Just last weekend, Pippa Middleton gave an interview in which she bemoaned the intrusion into her privacy which her position as sister of the future queen, Kate Middleton, occasions.Today, those fears have taken on a nightmarish reality with the n...

    A man has reportedly been arrested by British police after 3,000 photos stolen from Pippa’s account were offered for sale.

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    Forest Guardians Beat Back the Cartels

    Forest Guardians Beat Back the Cartels

    Forest Guardians Beat Back the Cartels

    MORELIA, Mexico — One day in the late spring of 2012, Mexican police pulled over Efrén Olivares Valdez and told him he was delivering his truckload of raw pine resin to the wrong refinery. The grandfatherly driver, a leader of his indigenous triba...

    Mexico’s drug lords aren’t satisfied with gang wars and narcotics trafficking. Their corruption runs deep in rural life. But some folks fight back.

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    One Woman Against The Mafia

    One Woman Against The Mafia

    One Woman Against The Mafia

    ROME — Letizia Battaglia has smelled the blood and heard the desperate cries of despair caused by the Sicilian Mafia’s wrath. At 81, this truly extraordinary photographer remembers not just the moments of horror she witnessed, but what was going o...

    Italy’s best known photographer of the Mafia reflects on her life-long battle against it and how the mob is changing to adapt to modern times.

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    E303CR Pippa Middleton leaving Loulou's in Mayfair at 1:40am with stockbroker boyfriend Nico Jackson  Featuring: Pippa Middleton,Nico J

    Pippa Middleton’s Hacker ‘Arrested’

    Pippa Middleton’s Hacker ‘Arrested’

    Just last weekend, Pippa Middleton gave an interview in which she bemoaned the intrusion into her privacy which her position as sister of the future queen, Kate Middleton, occasions.Today, those fears have taken on a nightmarish reality with the n...

    A man has reportedly been arrested by British police after 3,000 photos stolen from Pippa’s account were offered for sale.

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    U.S.

    A police evidence technician places markers on bullet casings at the scene of a double shooting on the 8700 block of South Sangamon Street Saturday, June 18, 2016, in Chicago. Two men were both shot in the leg and transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

    Crime Is Up, but Trump Is Still Wrong

    Crime Is Up, but Trump Is Still Wrong

    Violent crime spiked in several major cities last year, pushing the national murder rate up by double digits, according to newly released annual crime data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.The FBI's 2015 Uniform Crime Report was made ...

    The FBI reports murders jumped 10 percent last year, prompting fears of a new crime wave straight out of the GOP nominee’s nightmares—or dreams, if he thinks it will help him politic...

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    Trump’s White Firewall in Peach State

    Trump’s White Firewall in Peach State

    Trump’s White Firewall in Peach State

    Sheryl-Ann Pruitt has managed to get a few things right. Keeping up the premiums on her late ex-husband’s life insurance policy was one of them. The other was getting hired on at an auto assembly plant, located an hour or so outside of Atlanta.Tha...

    ‘Ain’t no way in hell I’m voting for Hillary,’ she says. ‘I know she’s lying when she opens her mouth.’

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    A marcher protests the police shooting of Keith Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. September 24, 2016

    Powerful Pictures of Charlotte’s Protest

    Powerful Pictures of Charlotte’s Protest

    Protests continued to roil Charlotte, North Carolina, this weekend after the fatal shooting of Keith Scott by police.

    Protests continued to roil Charlotte, North Carolina, this weekend after the fatal shooting of Keith Scott by police.

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    A police evidence technician places markers on bullet casings at the scene of a double shooting on the 8700 block of South Sangamon Street Saturday, June 18, 2016, in Chicago. Two men were both shot in the leg and transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center.

    Crime Is Up, but Trump Is Still Wrong

    Crime Is Up, but Trump Is Still Wrong

    Violent crime spiked in several major cities last year, pushing the national murder rate up by double digits, according to newly released annual crime data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.The FBI's 2015 Uniform Crime Report was made ...

    The FBI reports murders jumped 10 percent last year, prompting fears of a new crime wave straight out of the GOP nominee’s nightmares—or dreams, if he thinks it will help him politic...

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    Seattle shooter

    Accused Seattle Shooter’s Sordid Past

    Accused Seattle Shooter’s Sordid Past

    The social media profiles for the alleged killer in a Burlington, Washington shooting spree depict a young man fascinated by guns, video games, and serial killers.Police arrested 20-year-old Arcan Cetin on Saturday night, after he allegedly opened...

    The man accused of killing five people in a Seattle-area mall left a trail online of passion for guns and serial killers, as well as a reputation for being dangerous for women.

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    A brief history of bombings in NYC, 1900-present

    The History of Bombs and Terror in NYC

    The History of Bombs and Terror in NYC

    New York is no stranger to explosives. Over the past century the city has endured bombings carried out by lunatics, extortionists, and extremists of all stripes. In the first decade of the 20th century, the criminal organization known as the Black...

    New York has endured three phases of terror in the last hundred years. Unfortunately, with regard to the current one, there’s no end in sight.

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    Tech + Health

    Fitness Critic the real dangers of food porn

    The Real Dangers of Food Porn

    The Real Dangers of Food Porn

    By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by Daily Burn We’re only a week and a half into September, but this month has already celebrated National Gyro Day, National Baby Back Ribs Day, National Cheese Pizza Day, National Coffee Ice Cream Day, National Beer Lo...

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18:  Actor Jim Carrey arrives at LACMA's 50th Anniversary Gala at LACMA on April 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

    Jim Carrey Lawsuit Just Got Uglier

    Jim Carrey Lawsuit Just Got Uglier

    The wrongful death lawsuit against Jim Carrey just went from strange to stranger.In an amended complaint filed Thursday, Mark Burton, the estranged husband of Jim Carrey’s late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White, is claiming that the Liar, Liar star ga...

    A lawsuit that alleges the actor had involvement in the death of Cathriona White was amended Thursday. It claims Carrey gave White multiple sexual transmitted diseases, including her...

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    Facebook is waaay too involved in this election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

    “You’re on CNN. The show that leads into me is puppets making crank phone calls!”In 2004, that’s how ex-Daily Show anchor Jon Stewart famously rebutted Crossfire host Tucker Carlson’s allegation that he had gone too soft on John Kerry. Seven years...

    Still denying it’s a media company, Facebook says it’s just a technology company. But given its influence on the election, how much longer can it keep up the charade?

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    Facebook Billionaire Funding Trump Memes

    Facebook Fat Cat Funding Trump Memes

    Facebook Fat Cat Funding Trump Memes

    A Silicon Valley titan is putting money behind an unofficial Donald Trump group dedicated to “shitposting” and circulating internet memes maligning Hillary Clinton.Oculus founder Palmer Luckey financially backed a pro-Trump political organization ...

    Palmer Luckey—founder of Oculus—is funding a Trump group that circulates dirty memes about Hillary Clinton.

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18:  Actor Jim Carrey arrives at LACMA's 50th Anniversary Gala at LACMA on April 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

    Jim Carrey Lawsuit Just Got Uglier

    Jim Carrey Lawsuit Just Got Uglier

    The wrongful death lawsuit against Jim Carrey just went from strange to stranger.In an amended complaint filed Thursday, Mark Burton, the estranged husband of Jim Carrey’s late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White, is claiming that the Liar, Liar star ga...

    A lawsuit that alleges the actor had involvement in the death of Cathriona White was amended Thursday. It claims Carrey gave White multiple sexual transmitted diseases, including her...

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    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    EpiPens are so expensive that some people are trying to make their own. But the makeshift cure might be just as dangerous as a severe allergic reaction.After pharmaceutical company Mylan acquired the EpiPen patent in 2007, the emergency allergy me...

    In response to EpiPen’s 600 percent price hike, some users are hacking cheap, DIY versions at home. But experts warn of infection and overdose.

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    Is This the End of Lesbian Media?

    Is This the End of Lesbian Media?

    Lesbian bars have been closing for years. Lesbian websites may not be far behind.On Tuesday, AfterEllen editor-in-chief Trish Bendix announced on her Tumblr that the 14-year-old site for lesbian and bisexual women “will be effectively shutting dow...

    Why is it so hard to keep queer women’s media in business?

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    Two headed cow

    Two-Headed Calf Is ‘Lucky’ Indeed

    Two-Headed Calf Is ‘Lucky’ Indeed

    Raising cattle in Campbellsville, Kentucky, Stan McCubbin is used to things that would make most people squeamish. But even he wasn’t expecting one of his cows to give birth to a double-headed calf last Friday.Walking along the farm’s property, Mc...

    A Kentucky farmer got a surprise last Friday when one of his calves was born with two heads.

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    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    EpiPens are so expensive that some people are trying to make their own. But the makeshift cure might be just as dangerous as a severe allergic reaction.After pharmaceutical company Mylan acquired the EpiPen patent in 2007, the emergency allergy me...

    In response to EpiPen’s 600 percent price hike, some users are hacking cheap, DIY versions at home. But experts warn of infection and overdose.

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    Arts + Culture

    Sneak Peek at Jimmy Breslin's New Novel

    Trumpet Lessons, Life Lessons

    Trumpet Lessons, Life Lessons

    My Aunt Harriet took me up on the bus to the Wurlitzer store on Sutphin Boulevard and bought a used trumpet, which she paid for with bills and change from the grandmother’s purse. Afterwards, each Saturday morning, my mother gave me three dollars ...

    In an excerpt from his autobiographical novel—his first published work in a decade—Jimmy Breslin describes his first trumpet lessons, and stumbles upon a scene of heartbreaking beauty.

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    Lord Ivar Mountbatten attends the drinks reception hosted by Dockers, the San Francisco based apparel brand, at Kensington Palace on the eve of 'Dockers Flannels For Heroes' cricket match on June 19, 2014 in London, England.

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    When Lord Ivar Mountbatten made the recent decision to come out as gay in the British media, he was identified as “the Queen’s cousin,” which is a somewhat economically truthful version of the real situation—he is actually the queen’s third cousin...

    The recent coming-out of a distant relative of Queen Elizabeth highlights the perils inherent in the business of being a minor royal—you do have the name, but not much else.

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    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    President George W. Bush was found guilty of war crimes last night at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. The jury vote was 6-3.Don’t worry if you didn’t know the 43rd president was on trial. This was an off-Broadway verdict, the conclu...

    In a new play, Bush is charged with three overarching crimes resulting from the war in Iraq—and every night a jury of audience members votes on whether he is guilty or not.

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    T.V. host Glenn Beck addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)  in Washington on Saturday Feb. 20, 2010.

    Ex-Exec Sues ‘Paranoid’ Glenn Beck

    Ex-Exec Sues ‘Paranoid’ Glenn Beck

    The abrupt end of a beautiful friendship—nearly two decades of mutual admiration between struggling media entrepreneur Glenn Beck and his fired top executive, Christopher Balfe—has become a legal battle of ugly accusations that only promise to get...

    The Blaze owner has driven his company ‘into the ground due to his own erratic behavior, excessive spending, and mismanagement,’ his ex-top executive alleges.

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    Lord Ivar Mountbatten attends the drinks reception hosted by Dockers, the San Francisco based apparel brand, at Kensington Palace on the eve of 'Dockers Flannels For Heroes' cricket match on June 19, 2014 in London, England.

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    When Lord Ivar Mountbatten made the recent decision to come out as gay in the British media, he was identified as “the Queen’s cousin,” which is a somewhat economically truthful version of the real situation—he is actually the queen’s third cousin...

    The recent coming-out of a distant relative of Queen Elizabeth highlights the perils inherent in the business of being a minor royal—you do have the name, but not much else.

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    Candle at a protest against extra-judicial killings in the Philippines (REUTERS/Czar Dancel)

    ‘Drug-Dealing’ Aristocrat Shot Dead

    ‘Drug-Dealing’ Aristocrat Shot Dead

    The daughter of one of Britain’s most notorious aristocrats, Tony, the 3rd Lord Moynihan, has been found shot dead on a Philippines street, making her one of the most high-profile victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s extra-judicial war on drugs ...

    The body of Aurora Moynihan was found dumped on a Manila street last week with a hand-written sign alleging she was a drug dealer to celebrities.

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    Edward Albee's Actors Tell All//Hed: Actors Reveal The Real Edward Albee Seo: Tony Winner Bill Irwin: Edward Albee Was Mysterious, Mercurial, Brilliant—And My Friend

    Actors Reveal the Real Edward Albee

    Actors Reveal the Real Edward Albee

    The actor Bill Irwin’s friendship with Edward Albee began when Irwin appeared in The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? in 2002, opposite Sally Field; on Broadway in 2005 he played George in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, opposite Kathleen Turner as Martha...

    The playwright could be inscrutable, difficult, warm, and funny, recalls Bill Irwin, while Eileen Fulton remembers how he led her to put out a fire on stage.

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    An Occupation of loss

    This Is the Global Language of Grief

    This Is the Global Language of Grief

    A loud bang reverberated throughout the hall of New York’s Park Avenue Armory, like a gunshot, then the sound of mourning began: a dissonant chorus of sorrowful chants, cymbals and drums, humming, and caterwauling.It was just after sundown, and a ...

    Visitors attending Taryn Simon’s monumental installation piece, ‘An Occupation of Loss,’ which explores grieving rituals from around the world, will leave shaken and stirred.

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    Candle at a protest against extra-judicial killings in the Philippines (REUTERS/Czar Dancel)

    ‘Drug-Dealing’ Aristocrat Shot Dead

    ‘Drug-Dealing’ Aristocrat Shot Dead

    The daughter of one of Britain’s most notorious aristocrats, Tony, the 3rd Lord Moynihan, has been found shot dead on a Philippines street, making her one of the most high-profile victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s extra-judicial war on drugs ...

    The body of Aurora Moynihan was found dumped on a Manila street last week with a hand-written sign alleging she was a drug dealer to celebrities.

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