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    Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 11, 2016.

    Hil to Bern: I Love Obama More, Damnit

    Hil to Bern: I Love Obama More, Damnit

    The Democratic debate ended with a “low blow.”And while it took about 90 minutes, the two Democrats running for their party’s nomination finally got fired up over who loves President Obama more.That part, at least, made sense. After a debate that ...

    The Democratic candidates trade blows over Henry Kissinger, America’s relationship with Iran—and who would be the best guardian of the president’s legacy.

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    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump poses for a photo with a supporter after a campaign rally in Plymouth, New Hampshire, February 7, 2016.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTX25VGW

    No Joke: Trump Can Win Plenty of Latinos

    No Joke: Trump Can Win Plenty of Latinos

    Latinos for Trump? Oh yeah, that’s a thing.Keep in mind three points. First, you have to understand that we’re talking here primarily about Latino Republicans, many of whom might live in red states such as Arizona or Texas. Those Latinos who are D...

    A new poll of Latino GOPers puts Trump ahead. Way ahead. And yes, there’s an explanation, in the fault lines within the Latino community.

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     Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to mostly African American voters and students at Benedict College in Columbia,  South Carolina on Saturday September 12, 2015.

    Black Voters Need an Electable Democrat

    Black Voters Need an Electable Democrat

    Coming off his near-upset in the Iowa caucus and his massive win in New Hampshire, polls (PDF) are showing that more voters nationally are “feeling the Bern,” with Bernie Sanders now appearing to have the momentum against Hillary Clinton. These po...

    White affluent voters have the luxury of swooning over quixotic candidates like Sanders and Nader. Black voters don’t. We vote for survival.

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    Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 11, 2016.

    Hil to Bern: I Love Obama More, Damnit

    Hil to Bern: I Love Obama More, Damnit

    The Democratic debate ended with a “low blow.”And while it took about 90 minutes, the two Democrats running for their party’s nomination finally got fired up over who loves President Obama more.That part, at least, made sense. After a debate that ...

    The Democratic candidates trade blows over Henry Kissinger, America’s relationship with Iran—and who would be the best guardian of the president’s legacy.

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    Arizona state legislation really do not want an Aethist state senator. Prayer must include God.

    Republican Smites Atheist With God

    Republican Smites Atheist With God

    The new rule inside Arizona’s statehouse: no prayers allowed unless God is in the mix.Steve Montenegro, a Republican and a part-time pastor, issued guidelines on what counts as prayer for the invocation at the start of the daily session after an a...

    After Rep. Juan Mendez invoked Carl Sagan, the Arizona house’s majority leader ‘clarified’ what lawmakers should open the sessions with—namely, God.

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    Elton John & Donald Trump

    Trump and Elton John’s Doomed Bromance

    Trump and Elton John’s Doomed Bromance

    If you’ve ever been to a Donald Trump rally trying to help Make America Great Once More, then it is likely you heard a fair amount of Elton John while milling about the adoring crowd.Trump has personally curated one of the more eclectic and perple...

    The GOP frontrunner loves playing “Tiny Dancer” at his campaign rallies. Elton John recommends “one of those f*cking country stars” instead. Is this the end of their years-long frien...

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    on being branded a lunatic

    Hey Mister, Who You Calling a Lunatic?

    Hey Mister, Who You Calling a Lunatic?

    I am difficult.I admitted this to a reasonably good-natured dude who was considering hiring me for a job. He had been circling the subject; I was letting him off the hook. They throw it at every woman in show business at one time or another. It ge...

    A veteran of routine workplace misogyny, she was accustomed to being labeled ‘difficult.’ Then someone called her a ‘lunatic,’ and it was time to fight back.

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    When Kim Jong il Kidnapped Two Lovers

    The Movie Star Kidnapped by Kim Jong Il

    The Movie Star Kidnapped by Kim Jong Il

    After spending eight days at sea drugged and captive on a cargo ship, South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee disembarked her nautical prison in a strange port, in a strange country.Terrified and disoriented, the film star—who’d shared photo ops with Ma...

    Eager to have the North Korean movie industry catch up to South Korea, the Dear Leader kidnapped a top South Korean actress and director. And that’s just the beginning.

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    Kristen Wiig Does Peyton Manning

    Kristen Wiig Does Peyton Manning

    On Wednesday night, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning gave his first late-night interview since winning Super Bowl 50 to Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show. And apparently he had so much fun, that he came back on Thursday.If you looked close...

    No, Peyton Manning did not return to Jimmy Fallon’s show for the second night in a row. That was ‘Zoolander 2’ star Kristen Wiig.

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    Shocking Grey's Anatomy comeback

    ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Still Has Life Left

    ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Still Has Life Left

    There's lots to admire about the evolution of television, with the rise of prestige dramas, series created for bingeing, and all the creative and narrative liberties they afford.But there's also something to admire about the event episod...

    Continuing in a 12-season tradition, Thursday’s huge event episode proves why the long-running drama is still among TV’s best.

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    When Kim Jong il Kidnapped Two Lovers

    The Movie Star Kidnapped by Kim Jong Il

    The Movie Star Kidnapped by Kim Jong Il

    After spending eight days at sea drugged and captive on a cargo ship, South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee disembarked her nautical prison in a strange port, in a strange country.Terrified and disoriented, the film star—who’d shared photo ops with Ma...

    Eager to have the North Korean movie industry catch up to South Korea, the Dear Leader kidnapped a top South Korean actress and director. And that’s just the beginning.

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    Aaron Sorkin - To Kill A Mockingbird Comes to Broadway?

    Does ‘Mockingbird’ Belong On Broadway?

    Does ‘Mockingbird’ Belong On Broadway?

    So far, the best performance in the forthcoming Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird has to be that of Aaron Sorkin, the playwright.When the news came out yesterday that Scott Rudin would produce the first Broadway version of Harper Lee’s ...

    It’s beloved, revered, and it’s sold 40 million copies. And been made into a classic movie that can make grown men cry. Isn’t it time to give Harper Lee’s novel a rest?

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    Actor Matthew Perry arrives at the premiere of The Invention of Lying at the Graumans Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California on September 21, 2009.

    Chandler’s X-Rated ‘Friends’ Rip-Off

    Chandler’s X-Rated ‘Friends’ Rip-Off

    LONDON — Could Chandler Bing be any ruder?Matthew Perry certainly seems to think so. More than 20 years after six Friends gathered in Central Perk, Perry has created a kind of drug-taking, foul-mouthed, sex-obsessed, X-rated version of one of the ...

    Matthew Perry’s playwriting debut shows off some very familiar characters—with mouths way too dirty for prime time.

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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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    Aaron Sorkin - To Kill A Mockingbird Comes to Broadway?

    Does ‘Mockingbird’ Belong On Broadway?

    Does ‘Mockingbird’ Belong On Broadway?

    So far, the best performance in the forthcoming Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird has to be that of Aaron Sorkin, the playwright.When the news came out yesterday that Scott Rudin would produce the first Broadway version of Harper Lee’s ...

    It’s beloved, revered, and it’s sold 40 million copies. And been made into a classic movie that can make grown men cry. Isn’t it time to give Harper Lee’s novel a rest?

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    World News

    Pope Francis waves at the airport in Quito before his departure for Bolivia, on July 8, 2015. Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff, heads Wednesday to Bolivia on the second leg of a three-nation tour of the continent's poorest countries, where he has been acclaimed by huge crowds.

    Vatican Refuses To Talk About Sex Abuse

    Vatican Refuses To Talk About Sex Abuse

    ROME — One might think that a commission designed to rid the Catholic Church of its predator priests and try to heal decades of suffering by sex abuse victims might actually be involved in, well, doing just that.On the contrary, it would seem that...

    The pope’s special commission to root out sex abuse in the church goes from bad to worse as one monsignor tells new bishops they’re under no obligation to report abuse to police.

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    Journalist kidnapped in Mexico; 8 kidnappers dressed military style?

    Thugs Grab Mexican Mom as She Feeds Son

    Thugs Grab Mexican Mom as She Feeds Son

    Anabel Flores Salazar was feeding her 15-day-old baby early Monday morning when eight masked gunmen in black military uniforms stormed into her home in Veracruz, Mexico. They played the part of cops or soldiers on a lawful mission.“We have a warra...

    Anabel Flores Salazar was pregnant when she began investigating mysterious deaths in Veracruz. After her baby was born, she vanished—and the authorities tried to blame her for it.

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    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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    Mullah Pir Agha

    The Cruelest Taliban

    The Cruelest Taliban

    QUETTA, Pakistan — Afghanistan has been known for some brutal characters—notorious killers, torturers, massacrers (if that’s a word), and committers of crimes against humanity, including against countless innocent Afghans.In the 1990s, Mullah Dadu...

    Pir Agha set out to make a reputation by slaughtering the family of the man once reputed to be the most ruthless Taliban in Afghanistan. He succeeded.

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    Journalist kidnapped in Mexico; 8 kidnappers dressed military style?

    Thugs Grab Mexican Mom as She Feeds Son

    Thugs Grab Mexican Mom as She Feeds Son

    Anabel Flores Salazar was feeding her 15-day-old baby early Monday morning when eight masked gunmen in black military uniforms stormed into her home in Veracruz, Mexico. They played the part of cops or soldiers on a lawful mission.“We have a warra...

    Anabel Flores Salazar was pregnant when she began investigating mysterious deaths in Veracruz. After her baby was born, she vanished—and the authorities tried to blame her for it.

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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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    U.S. News

    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    Robert Grim was driving to work when the nausea set in. As his vision blurred, the Arizona resident pulled over to the side of the road and called in sick. His symptoms only worsened at home, he said.The twentysomething rushed to the emergency roo...

    Consumers say the company should’ve warned them that the caffeine torpedoes allegedly cause heart attacks and strokes. The company says that’s a coincidence.

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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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    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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    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    Robert Grim was driving to work when the nausea set in. As his vision blurred, the Arizona resident pulled over to the side of the road and called in sick. His symptoms only worsened at home, he said.The twentysomething rushed to the emergency roo...

    Consumers say the company should’ve warned them that the caffeine torpedoes allegedly cause heart attacks and strokes. The company says that’s a coincidence.

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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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    Sheriff Covered Up Mormon Child Marriage

    Sheriff Covered Up Mormon Child Marriage

    When the Water Canyon School reopened in 2014, it was the first time in 13 years that students in Hildale, Utah, could attend a public school. The closure hadn’t been for lack of children in the town, though. Hildale is one-half of a religious com...

    Former FLDS leader Warren Jeffs is in jail for taking two young girls as spiritual brides—and the sordid practice has continued after his arrest, according to local police.

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    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    ‘Monster Energy Almost Killed Us’

    Robert Grim was driving to work when the nausea set in. As his vision blurred, the Arizona resident pulled over to the side of the road and called in sick. His symptoms only worsened at home, he said.The twentysomething rushed to the emergency roo...

    Consumers say the company should’ve warned them that the caffeine torpedoes allegedly cause heart attacks and strokes. The company says that’s a coincidence.

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    Marie Curie (1867-1934) Polish-born French physicist in her laboratory

    It’s Time to Abolish Science’s Boys Club

    It’s Time to Abolish Science’s Boys Club

    This has been a challenging year for women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, otherwise known by the acronym STEM. To be sure, every year is challenging for women and other under-represented groups. But lately more of tho...

    Let’s celebrate the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science by vowing to abolish the sexism and other prejudices in fields of science, tech, engineering, and math.

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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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    Marie Curie (1867-1934) Polish-born French physicist in her laboratory

    It’s Time to Abolish Science’s Boys Club

    It’s Time to Abolish Science’s Boys Club

    This has been a challenging year for women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, otherwise known by the acronym STEM. To be sure, every year is challenging for women and other under-represented groups. But lately more of tho...

    Let’s celebrate the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science by vowing to abolish the sexism and other prejudices in fields of science, tech, engineering, and math.

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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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    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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    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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    Why Is NYT Suing Over an Art Book?

    Why Is NYT Suing Over an Art Book?

    Why Is NYT Suing Over an Art Book?

    War Is Beautiful is a protest book about the Iraq War. It does not target the Bush administration so much as the newspapers, namely The New York Times, that were all too willing to spread a White House’s message about weapons of mass destruction t...

    The New York Times is threatening to sue a small publisher for an alleged publishing infraction, but what motivation really lies behind the lawsuit?

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     Kanye West performs during Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 on February 11, 2016 in New York City.

    Kanye’s Crazy Fashion Week Spectacle

    Kanye’s Crazy Fashion Week Spectacle

    We knew there was something underneath the deliciously soft-looking, silky taupe canvas covering the main arena of Madison Square Garden. It billowed ever bigger, its fluttering edges first toyed with by a group of stagehands and then we saw protr...

    Kanye West showcased his fashion collection and new album on Thursday. The music was loud, the clothes popped with color—and West wanted the audience’s love.

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    Aaron Sorkin - To Kill A Mockingbird Comes to Broadway?

    Does ‘Mockingbird’ Belong On Broadway?

    Does ‘Mockingbird’ Belong On Broadway?

    So far, the best performance in the forthcoming Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird has to be that of Aaron Sorkin, the playwright.When the news came out yesterday that Scott Rudin would produce the first Broadway version of Harper Lee’s ...

    It’s beloved, revered, and it’s sold 40 million copies. And been made into a classic movie that can make grown men cry. Isn’t it time to give Harper Lee’s novel a rest?

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    Misty Copeland Re-creates Degas

    Misty Copeland Re-creates Degas

    Misty Copeland is more than one of the greatest ballet dancers in the world, now she’s quite literally a work of art.

    Misty Copeland is more than one of the greatest ballet dancers in the world, now she’s quite literally a work of art.

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     Kanye West performs during Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 on February 11, 2016 in New York City.

    Kanye’s Crazy Fashion Week Spectacle

    Kanye’s Crazy Fashion Week Spectacle

    We knew there was something underneath the deliciously soft-looking, silky taupe canvas covering the main arena of Madison Square Garden. It billowed ever bigger, its fluttering edges first toyed with by a group of stagehands and then we saw protr...

    Kanye West showcased his fashion collection and new album on Thursday. The music was loud, the clothes popped with color—and West wanted the audience’s love.

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    Actor Matthew Perry arrives at the premiere of The Invention of Lying at the Graumans Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California on September 21, 2009.

    Chandler’s X-Rated ‘Friends’ Rip-Off

    Chandler’s X-Rated ‘Friends’ Rip-Off

    LONDON — Could Chandler Bing be any ruder?Matthew Perry certainly seems to think so. More than 20 years after six Friends gathered in Central Perk, Perry has created a kind of drug-taking, foul-mouthed, sex-obsessed, X-rated version of one of the ...

    Matthew Perry’s playwriting debut shows off some very familiar characters—with mouths way too dirty for prime time.

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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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    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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    Actor Matthew Perry arrives at the premiere of The Invention of Lying at the Graumans Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California on September 21, 2009.

    Chandler’s X-Rated ‘Friends’ Rip-Off

    Chandler’s X-Rated ‘Friends’ Rip-Off

    LONDON — Could Chandler Bing be any ruder?Matthew Perry certainly seems to think so. More than 20 years after six Friends gathered in Central Perk, Perry has created a kind of drug-taking, foul-mouthed, sex-obsessed, X-rated version of one of the ...

    Matthew Perry’s playwriting debut shows off some very familiar characters—with mouths way too dirty for prime time.

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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

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

    • A supporter of US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a campaign poster and a US flag as he arrives for primary night rally in Concord, New Hampshire, on February 9, 2016. / AFP / Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

      Candidates Are Using Your Online Data

      Presidential candidates are targeting campaign ads depending on your online habits.

    One month after dad’s death.

    David Bowie’s Son Announces Baby

    David Bowie’s Son Announces Baby

    One month after dad’s death.

    Watch Funny or Die’s Trump Biopic Spoof

    Watch Funny or Die’s Trump Biopic Spoof

    In 1987, Donald Trump published Trump: The Art of the Deal. The New York Times best-seller is filled with familiar gems of Trump sounding advice like “Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser.” Fast-forward 30 years not much has c...

    Starring Johnny Depp, Michaela Watkins, and Ron Howard.

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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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    Marco Rubio Wants to Be Your Bae

    Marco Rubio Wants to Be Your Bae

    The campaign trail is littered with desperate attempts to garner millennial support. Hillary Clinton dabbing on Ellen, Rand Paul’s #StandWithRand photo app, and the latest effort, the Rubio campaign’s RU(BAE)O T-shirts.Do people really want Rubio ...

    Video asks Rubio supporters if they would call the presidential candidate bae.

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    Watch Funny or Die’s Trump Biopic Spoof

    Watch Funny or Die’s Trump Biopic Spoof

    In 1987, Donald Trump published Trump: The Art of the Deal. The New York Times best-seller is filled with familiar gems of Trump sounding advice like “Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser.” Fast-forward 30 years not much has c...

    Starring Johnny Depp, Michaela Watkins, and Ron Howard.

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    US' Max Holloway and Sweden's Akira Corassani (R) fight in the ring during the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Night at the Globe Arena in Stockholm on October 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND        (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

    UFC Fighter’s Jaw Breaks in the Ring

    UFC Fighter’s Jaw Breaks in the Ring

    Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is widely considered one of the fastest-growing sports in America. However, its extreme violence often poses an ethical dilemma for regulators. For example, the UFC is engaged in a lawsuit against New York to overturn a st...

    Alex Nicholson’s first time in the ring didn’t go so well.

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    Michelle Obama’s Not Into Politics. Yet.

    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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    New Tarantula Named For Johnny Cash

    New Tarantula Named For Johnny Cash

    Country legend Johnny Cash has been immortalized in many ways, but this is a new one: Scientists have named a new species of black spider after him, the Aphonopelma johnnycashi.Discovered in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the r...

    Joins web of celebs with namesake arachnids.

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    US' Max Holloway and Sweden's Akira Corassani (R) fight in the ring during the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Night at the Globe Arena in Stockholm on October 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND        (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

    UFC Fighter’s Jaw Breaks in the Ring

    UFC Fighter’s Jaw Breaks in the Ring

    Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is widely considered one of the fastest-growing sports in America. However, its extreme violence often poses an ethical dilemma for regulators. For example, the UFC is engaged in a lawsuit against New York to overturn a st...

    Alex Nicholson’s first time in the ring didn’t go so well.

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