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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the House Of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Clinton: I Will Fight For Flint

    Clinton: I Will Fight For Flint

    It was around the time that the Rev. Kenneth Stewart said he hoped a woman would be the next president that the faithful at Flint’s House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church stood and cheered. Maybe the crowd was more boisterous because the people...

    The Democratic candidate left New Hampshire just days before the primary to speak at a church in troubled Flint, Michigan.

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    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens to the speakers during a "Canvass Kick Off Event" in Manchester, New Hampshire February 5, 2016.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RTX25NJ2

    Hillary's Discipline of Gratitude

    Hillary's Discipline of Gratitude

    At a CNN town hall, in Derry, New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton got the opportunity she was looking for— the chance to tell the country who she is. It was a moment that no briefing book loaded with talking points could have prepared her to answer.Wit...

    At a town hall in New Hampshire, Clinton reminded the world how much her faith shapes her worldview.

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    Flint, Mich. resident Glaydes Williamson holds up water from Flint and hair pulled from her drain, during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing to examine the ongoing situation in Flint, Mich., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb.  3, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Michigan should have required the city of Flint to treat its water for corrosion-causing elements after elevated lead levels were first discovered in the city's water a year ago, the state's top environmental regulator says in testimony prepared for congressional hearing.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

    Memo to Clinton: Bring Water

    Memo to Clinton: Bring Water

    FLINT, Michigan — The only thing that the people of Flint need to hear from Hillary Clinton when she arrives here tomorrow is where they can get bottled water.The crisis in Flint is not over because it has received national media attention or beca...

    During her visit on Sunday, Hillary Clinton will once again shine the media spotlight on Flint. Unfortunately, so far the press attention has brought little relief for residents.

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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the House Of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Clinton: I Will Fight For Flint

    Clinton: I Will Fight For Flint

    It was around the time that the Rev. Kenneth Stewart said he hoped a woman would be the next president that the faithful at Flint’s House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church stood and cheered. Maybe the crowd was more boisterous because the people...

    The Democratic candidate left New Hampshire just days before the primary to speak at a church in troubled Flint, Michigan.

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    Debate Wrap-Up: Marco Rubio's Bad Night.

    Christie Clips Rubio’s Wings In Debate

    Christie Clips Rubio’s Wings In Debate

    If Marco Rubio suddenly hits a wall at next week’s New Hampshire primary, his performance at Saturday’s Republican debate will be the reason why.Fresh off his strong showing at the Iowa Caucus, Rubio has been positioning himself as the establishme...

    It was a fiery debate on Saturday night—but the exchange that stood out from all the other sniping was the ugly battle between Chris Christie and Marco Rubio.

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    Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump gestures towards rivals Senator Marco Rubio (L) and Senator Ted Cruz (R) during the Fox Business Network Republican presidential candidates debate in North Charleston, South Carolina, January 14, 2016.

    How to Watch the NH Republican Debate

    How to Watch the NH Republican Debate

    Three days before New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary vote, the top seven Republican candidates will square off for a primetime debate.The big event, hosted by ABC News and the IJReview.com, will take place at St. Anselm ...

    Here's everything you need to know about watching Saturday's GOP debate airing on ABC.

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    Entertainment

    Elton John Belts Out Carpool Karaoke

    Elton John Belts Out Carpool Karaoke

    During James Corden’s special post-Super Bowl 50 special, Elton John became the latest musical superstar to have the Late Late Show’s “Carpool Karaoke” experience.The pair started with “Your Song” from 1970. “God, this is amazing,” John said he th...

    James Corden and Elton John = a match made in heaven.

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    Bernie Sanders and Larry David Rule SNL

    Bernie Sanders and Larry David Rule SNL

    A ninth season of his HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm looks about as likely as a Jeb! presidency, but America’s favorite curmudgeon, Larry David, has been generous enough to treat us to several Saturday Night Live appearances this season—from his ...

    Sorry, Hillary, but Bernie Sanders just delivered a blowout victory in the SNL cameo race.

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    Workers prepare for NFL Super Bowl 50 outside Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, United States, February 6, 2016.

    How to Watch Super Bowl 50 Online

    How to Watch Super Bowl 50 Online

    The Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos square off Sunday evening for the biggest football game of the year.Will Panthers quarterback Cam Newton finish his immense season with a Super Bowl ring? Will Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning win his sec...

    Super Bowl 50 is just hours away—here's how to watch the Broncos vs. Panthers without a TV.

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    ‘Spotlight’ Crew on Vatican Screening

    ‘Spotlight’ Crew on Vatican Screening

    When director Tom McCarthy made the Oscar-nominated Spotlight about the Boston Globe’s revelatory reporting on a worldwide cover-up of sex abuse by the Catholic Church, he never thought the film would end up screening at the Vatican. But that’s ju...

    Director Tom McCarthy and actors Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams react to an unprecedented screening of their film Spotlight at the Vatican.

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    Bernie Sanders and Larry David Rule SNL

    Bernie Sanders and Larry David Rule SNL

    A ninth season of his HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm looks about as likely as a Jeb! presidency, but America’s favorite curmudgeon, Larry David, has been generous enough to treat us to several Saturday Night Live appearances this season—from his ...

    Sorry, Hillary, but Bernie Sanders just delivered a blowout victory in the SNL cameo race.

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    Beyoncé Stops the World With New Song

    Beyoncé Stops the World With New Song

    Bey is back!The day before she's scheduled to perform during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, Beyoncé dropped a new surprise single called "Formation." The track features a swampy, springy beat from producer Mike WiLL Made-It, and i...

    Who run the world? Queen Bey does.

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    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog during Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Promotes His DVD "Late Night with Conan O'Brien - The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog" at Tower Records in New York City, New York, United States.

    Triumph: I Poop on This Election

    Triumph: I Poop on This Election

    “I did 15 (segments) in two weeks. I did it, and it was the stupidest thing I’ve ever done.” This is Robert Smigel speaking in front of a studio audience in a midtown Manhattan studio on Wednesday night, talking about the dog puppet he just dra...

    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is the only political commentator who can pierce through the vile racism and extremism of the right and repellant smugness of the left.

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    Johnny Manziel

    Johnny Manziel’s Fall from Grace

    Johnny Manziel’s Fall from Grace

    Former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel used to have it all: a promising career as a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, a killer college record, and a kickass nickname—“Johnny Football.” But in light of his rapid descent into NFL ignominy, ...

    The man formerly known as ‘Johnny Football’ has now been accused of domestic abuse, with a criminal investigation underway. It’s the latest in a long line of troubling behavior for t...

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    Beyoncé Stops the World With New Song

    Beyoncé Stops the World With New Song

    Bey is back!The day before she's scheduled to perform during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, Beyoncé dropped a new surprise single called "Formation." The track features a swampy, springy beat from producer Mike WiLL Made-It, and i...

    Who run the world? Queen Bey does.

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    World News

    Yakuza getting into film industry

    The Yakuza Are Running Japan’s Hollywood

    The Yakuza Are Running Japan’s Hollywood

    TOKYO — Japan’s entertainment industry is infested with organized crime and despite crackdowns on “yakuza Hollywood” nothing much seems to change. For example, last month 10 comedians from the colossal Yoshimoto Kogyo talent agency were caught up ...

    The Japanese mob has been trying to dominate Japan’s talent agencies for years. Now one yakuza has stepped forward to tell the story.

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    FILE - In this June 22, 2004 file photo, a detainee in an outdoor solitary confinement cell talks with a military policeman at the Abu Ghraib prison on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. An Iraqi Justice Ministry official said Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that this week's closure of the infamous Abu Ghraib prison west of Baghdad is temporary and that it will be reopened once the security situation in the surrounding area is stable. The closure is the latest chapter in the history of the prison, which during Saddam Hussein's rule was one of the main facilities for jailing and executing his opponents. After the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam, Abu Ghraib became notorious once again, for a 2004 scandal over abuses of detainees by American guards. (AP Photo/John Moore, File)

    Obama Covers Up Bush-Era War Crimes

    Obama Covers Up Bush-Era War Crimes

    After more than a decade of fighting to keep them out of public view, the Pentagon released 198 photographs on Friday, mostly showing close-ups of tiny cuts, bruises, and scars on a series of anonymous men. But the real story is what the Obama adm...

    The photos show U.S. troops posing with corpses and simulating forced sodomization. But “the most transparent administration in history” won’t let you see the horrors.

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    Pope Francis waves as he leaves the general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican April 9, 2014.

    Francis’s 1,000-Year Orthodox Surprise

    Francis’s 1,000-Year Orthodox Surprise

    VATICAN CITY — It only took 1,000 years, but Pope Francis has managed to mend fences with the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church. The two will meet next Friday in Cuba in what is being deemed as one of the most important moments of Francis’s...

    A millennium after the two churches split, the pontiff and his Russian Orthodox counterpart will try to mend fences in Cuba next week—out of their common fears for Christians in peril.

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    Mexican Navy ship’s journey to the bottom captured on video.

    This Is What It’s Like To Sink In A Boat

    This Is What It’s Like To Sink In A Boat

    Mexican Navy ship’s journey to the bottom captured on video.

    FILE - In this June 22, 2004 file photo, a detainee in an outdoor solitary confinement cell talks with a military policeman at the Abu Ghraib prison on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. An Iraqi Justice Ministry official said Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that this week's closure of the infamous Abu Ghraib prison west of Baghdad is temporary and that it will be reopened once the security situation in the surrounding area is stable. The closure is the latest chapter in the history of the prison, which during Saddam Hussein's rule was one of the main facilities for jailing and executing his opponents. After the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam, Abu Ghraib became notorious once again, for a 2004 scandal over abuses of detainees by American guards. (AP Photo/John Moore, File)

    Obama Covers Up Bush-Era War Crimes

    Obama Covers Up Bush-Era War Crimes

    After more than a decade of fighting to keep them out of public view, the Pentagon released 198 photographs on Friday, mostly showing close-ups of tiny cuts, bruises, and scars on a series of anonymous men. But the real story is what the Obama adm...

    The photos show U.S. troops posing with corpses and simulating forced sodomization. But “the most transparent administration in history” won’t let you see the horrors.

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    TOW missile

    Are U.S. Missiles Taking Out Russians?

    Are U.S. Missiles Taking Out Russians?

    Evidence has emerged strongly suggesting that U.S.-armed rebels have used an American-supplied weapons system to kill a handful of senior Russian military officials in Syria.Video footage, circulated by a known CIA-backed Free Syrian Army militia,...

    A CIA-backed anti-Assad militia reportedly killed at least one senior Russian military official with a TOW anti-tank missile. Is this a Soviet-Afghan replay?

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    ISIS's New Child Executioner

    ISIS’s New Child Executioner

    ISIS’s New Child Executioner

    The latest gruesome ISIS video features a black, English-speaking child executioner who looks no older than 14 years old—apparently the first time a child has spoken English on camera before carrying out an execution for the group.The young execut...

    The terror group’s latest outrage: a slickly produced video showing an English-speaking tween carrying out an execution.

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    Pussy Riot

    Pussy Riot’s New Spike-Heel Putin Satire

    Pussy Riot’s New Spike-Heel Putin Satire

    MOSCOW — Probably it had to happen. That Putin-taunting Russian punk-performance group with the provocatively prurient moniker, Pussy Riot, has gone Hollywood. Or almost. For sure its lead figures, now out of jail and out in L.A., are in a movie...

    In an exclusive interview, the group’s leader talks about the performance artists’ new video launched out of Hollywood.

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    TOW missile

    Are U.S. Missiles Taking Out Russians?

    Are U.S. Missiles Taking Out Russians?

    Evidence has emerged strongly suggesting that U.S.-armed rebels have used an American-supplied weapons system to kill a handful of senior Russian military officials in Syria.Video footage, circulated by a known CIA-backed Free Syrian Army militia,...

    A CIA-backed anti-Assad militia reportedly killed at least one senior Russian military official with a TOW anti-tank missile. Is this a Soviet-Afghan replay?

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    U.S. News

    Don't Make These Super Bowl Bets

    The Super Bowl Bet You Shouldn’t Make

    The Super Bowl Bet You Shouldn’t Make

    Vegas would like you to gamble on 5/2 odds that Beyoncé’s shoes at Super Bowl 50 will be brown, gold, or an indubitable shade of brownish gold. They also offer 10/1 odds of an earthquake interrupting the game, and 6/1 odds that Peyton Manning will...

    Vegas makes a killing on your jokey, wrong bet about the color of Beyoncé’s shoes.

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    Dec 6, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of a game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Panthers defeated the Saints 41-38.

    The Unapologetic Blackness of Cam Newton

    The Unapologetic Blackness of Cam Newton

    Cam Newton is also an incredibly gifted athlete with a level of on-field intellectual capital and physicality unmatched by any quarterback in the modern era. Delivering Charlotte a 15-1 regular season record and rocking the league with 45 touchdow...

    The Panthers’ QB isn’t concerned about the ‘respectability’ of it all. He is focused on winning and makes no apology for enjoying the fruits of his labor.

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    Police remove a body from the scene of a shooting at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, Ireland February 5, 2016. One man was killed in a shooting during a weigh-in for a World Boxing Organization (WBO) title fight on Friday, local media reported. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX25NN3

    Deadly Shooting at Boxing Weigh-In

    Deadly Shooting at Boxing Weigh-In

    LONDON — Gunmen dressed in police uniforms opened fire at a boxing weigh-in in Dublin on Friday while the two fighters stood on stage in nothing but their underwear.Three men were struck down by bullets from the AK-47s in the incident at the Regen...

    When gunmen opened fire at a Dublin hotel, with fighters clad in nothing but their underwear, bloody chaos ensued.

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    Don't Make These Super Bowl Bets

    The Super Bowl Bet You Shouldn’t Make

    The Super Bowl Bet You Shouldn’t Make

    Vegas would like you to gamble on 5/2 odds that Beyoncé’s shoes at Super Bowl 50 will be brown, gold, or an indubitable shade of brownish gold. They also offer 10/1 odds of an earthquake interrupting the game, and 6/1 odds that Peyton Manning will...

    Vegas makes a killing on your jokey, wrong bet about the color of Beyoncé’s shoes.

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    The corner of the dead, a santeria arrangement which consists of the Eggun slate and the pot of the dead stands in the home of Cuban santero Dagoberto Bocourt Miranda in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 7, 2015. The Eggun represents a person who was close to the santero in life and who has died. Each santero's house has a dead man's corner where the departed are remembered and sacrifices with the blood of animals are made in their honor.

    Connecticut Cops in a Santeria Panic

    Connecticut Cops in a Santeria Panic

    A Bridgeport, Connecticut, police captain committed a blood libel against Santeria practitioners after arresting a man who allegedly stole human bones for religious practice.Felix Delgado, 40, is accused of stealing human remains from a family mau...

    A Connecticut cop spread old-timey false hate about a religion at an arraignment for a man who stole human bones.

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    The Super Bowl Doesn’t Attract More Sex Workers. It Attracts More Police.

    No, the Super Bowl Doesn’t Come With Sex

    No, the Super Bowl Doesn’t Come With Sex

    If you’re wandering around San Francisco this week, it might seem as if an occupying army has taken over. It’s not just the NFL, and the mega-entertainment complex known as Super Bowl City or 10 giant, one-ton statues of the number 50 that organiz...

    It’s a story that won’t die: Wherever the Super Bowl is held, every year, becomes the temporary sex trafficking capital of the U.S. But experts are calling BS.

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    Tech + Health

    Public Villainy and Martin Shrkeli, and why we love to hate villains

    The Public Hate Them And They Love It

    The Public Hate Them And They Love It

    As he sat and smirked in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Thursday, one thing was clear: Martin Shkreli does not care for one minute that many people—most people—may perceive him to be a bad guy. An asshole. Worse...

    When Martin Shkreli smirked and snarled at a House Committee, he proved himself to be a proud member of a small group—the very public, un-sorry villain.

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    the anti-aging/recycled cells news that was everywhere yesterday, focusing on the technology and economics that no one has talked about yet. How will retirement/employment/healthcare systems shift when we live to 100 instead of 80? And, what will those extra years be like? What age will we start to "feel" old?

    We’re Not Ready to Live to 100

    We’re Not Ready to Live to 100

    Want to live to 100? Be careful what you wish for. It could happen in the next generation, so you’ll have to figure out what to do with that extra time.A recent study from the Mayo Clinic was widely covered the last few days, touting a new breakth...

    Living longer means making changes to how society functions. We need to get ready.

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    Sueli Maria (obscured) holds her daughter Milena, who has microcephaly, (born seven days ago), at a hospital in Recife, Brazil, January 28, 2016. Milena was born with microcephaly, a neurological disorder that damaged her brain and also affected her vision, a condition associated with an outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil.

    What You Need to Know About Zika Virus

    What You Need to Know About Zika Virus

    A mysterious virus called Zika is spreading rapidly around the globe, leading the World Health Organization to issue a global emergency. The mostly mild virus is raising concerns because of a condition it’s linked to called microcephaly, a birth d...

    Experts say Zika has ‘explosive pandemic potential.’ Here’s what you should know.

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    Mexican Navy ship’s journey to the bottom captured on video.

    This Is What It’s Like To Sink In A Boat

    This Is What It’s Like To Sink In A Boat

    Mexican Navy ship’s journey to the bottom captured on video.

    the anti-aging/recycled cells news that was everywhere yesterday, focusing on the technology and economics that no one has talked about yet. How will retirement/employment/healthcare systems shift when we live to 100 instead of 80? And, what will those extra years be like? What age will we start to "feel" old?

    We’re Not Ready to Live to 100

    We’re Not Ready to Live to 100

    Want to live to 100? Be careful what you wish for. It could happen in the next generation, so you’ll have to figure out what to do with that extra time.A recent study from the Mayo Clinic was widely covered the last few days, touting a new breakth...

    Living longer means making changes to how society functions. We need to get ready.

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    Cropped shot of a young woman asleep on her side

    The Podcast That Bores You to Sleep

    The Podcast That Bores You to Sleep

    When a rattled, aghast Macbeth staggers into Act II of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, moments after stabbing the slumbering Duncan to death, he gives voice to one of the Bard’s most startling lines: “Macbeth does murder sleep.” Then, as the doomed S...

    Most listeners will never hear a full episode of Drew Ackerman’s podcast—and that’s the point.

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    Pharma Bro Finally Shuts His Mouth

    Pharma Bro Finally Shuts His Mouth

    In a way, Martin Shkreli’s appearance in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform was a relief because he finally quit talking.Ever since the ex-CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals came into the public eye for raising the price of...

    The notorious Martin Shkreli—who got rich off raising the price of a life-saving drug—was unusually quiet in front of Congress and aptly offensive on Twitter.

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    Mardi Gras and heroin use

    An Even Deadlier Heroin Hits New Orleans

    An Even Deadlier Heroin Hits New Orleans

    “It’s killing people. It is dropping them left and right,” says New Orleans paramedic Brooke Christy.Christy walked into a truck stop bathroom two weeks ago to find a 30-something woman having a heroin overdose.The woman was playing in the truck s...

    Heroin laced with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid, is wreaking havoc in the Big Easy.

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    Cropped shot of a young woman asleep on her side

    The Podcast That Bores You to Sleep

    The Podcast That Bores You to Sleep

    When a rattled, aghast Macbeth staggers into Act II of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, moments after stabbing the slumbering Duncan to death, he gives voice to one of the Bard’s most startling lines: “Macbeth does murder sleep.” Then, as the doomed S...

    Most listeners will never hear a full episode of Drew Ackerman’s podcast—and that’s the point.

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    BeastStyle

    How Bruce Springsteen Became The Boss

    How Bruce Springsteen Became The Boss

    Bruce Springsteen is probably not the first artist that springs to mind when you think of musicians exploring issues of identity. His working-class aesthetic—blue jeans, flannel shirts, denim jackets—and gravelly vocals about cars, mills, and hard...

    Photographs of Springsteen taken between 1974 and 1984 show him performing his heart out, goofing off with his E Street Band-mates, and navigating becoming a rock superstar.

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    Public Villainy and Martin Shrkeli, and why we love to hate villains

    The Public Hate Them And They Love It

    The Public Hate Them And They Love It

    As he sat and smirked in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Thursday, one thing was clear: Martin Shkreli does not care for one minute that many people—most people—may perceive him to be a bad guy. An asshole. Worse...

    When Martin Shkreli smirked and snarled at a House Committee, he proved himself to be a proud member of a small group—the very public, un-sorry villain.

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    A poster for the movie 'Citizen Kane', directed by and starring Orson Welles, 1941. The tagline reads 'It's Terrific!'

    The One-Man Show That Was Orson Welles

    The One-Man Show That Was Orson Welles

    Orson Welles’s centennial year has come and gone, but debate rages on, as it has raged for decades, over whether or not he peaked at 26 with Citizen Kane and coasted on its glory for the rest of a mercurial career. His defenders seem to have gaine...

    In command on both sides of a movie camera, Welles could act better than any director and direct better than any actor. In fact, he did everything better than most moviemakers.

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    Jonathan Groff, Okieriete Onaodowan (as Hercule Mulligan), John Rua during the Broadway opening night performance of 'Hamilton' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on August 6, 2015 in New York City.

    The Spy Who Saved Washington—Twice

    The Spy Who Saved Washington—Twice

    A year ago, even most American history professors probably had never heard of Hercules Mulligan, the American patriot whose name sounds like a punchline. Thanks to the musical blockbuster Hamilton, Mulligan finally is famous, 190 years after his d...

    Hercules Mulligan not only had one of the Revolutionary War’s greatest names, this cunning haberdasher was also one of its best spies.

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    Public Villainy and Martin Shrkeli, and why we love to hate villains

    The Public Hate Them And They Love It

    The Public Hate Them And They Love It

    As he sat and smirked in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Thursday, one thing was clear: Martin Shkreli does not care for one minute that many people—most people—may perceive him to be a bad guy. An asshole. Worse...

    When Martin Shkreli smirked and snarled at a House Committee, he proved himself to be a proud member of a small group—the very public, un-sorry villain.

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    1941:  American author Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) and his wife, journalist Martha Gellhorn (1908 - 1998), stand on deck aboard a ship, wearing multiple leis and holding cocktails.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    Hemingway’s Favorite Cocktail

    Hemingway’s Favorite Cocktail

    While there are many literary giants who drank as well as they wrote, Ernest Hemingway may be the all-time champ. (Sorry Charles Bukowski.)Papa not only liked a good cocktail (or a few), but also included myriad thirst-inducing passages in his boo...

    Ernest Hemingway not only drank a lot, he drank widely, from his own version of a daiquiri to cocktails, champagne, beer, whiskey, Campari, and rice wine.

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    La Lunchonette owner Melva Max sits at the bar of her restaurant.  The French bistro has been a Chelsea neighborhood staple for 28 years.

    La Lunchonette’s Sad, Sold-Out Farewell

    La Lunchonette’s Sad, Sold-Out Farewell

    On an unusually warm February afternoon in New York City, the door to La Lunchonette hangs open and Jean-François Fraysse is on the telephone.The Chelsea restaurant, owned by Fraysse and Melva Max—and located at the Northeast corner of 18th Street...

    After 30 years in business, Chelsea restaurant La Lunchonette is vanishing, as the neighborhood around it is paved under to remake Manhattan’s West Side.

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    Infinte Jest predicted the future

    How ‘Infinite Jest’ Predicted the Future

    How ‘Infinite Jest’ Predicted the Future

    Happy birthday, Infinite Jest, your creepy predictions have come true.The giant novel, which was akin to getting through War and Peace for children of the ’90s, just had its 20th birthday on Feb. 1. It’s the kind of book you buy and leave on the b...

    As David Foster Wallace’s behemoth of a novel turns 20, its literary excellence is now being matched by its prescience on everything from binge-watching to earbuds.

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    1941:  American author Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) and his wife, journalist Martha Gellhorn (1908 - 1998), stand on deck aboard a ship, wearing multiple leis and holding cocktails.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    Hemingway’s Favorite Cocktail

    Hemingway’s Favorite Cocktail

    While there are many literary giants who drank as well as they wrote, Ernest Hemingway may be the all-time champ. (Sorry Charles Bukowski.)Papa not only liked a good cocktail (or a few), but also included myriad thirst-inducing passages in his boo...

    Ernest Hemingway not only drank a lot, he drank widely, from his own version of a daiquiri to cocktails, champagne, beer, whiskey, Campari, and rice wine.

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    Video

    • Mexican Navy ship’s journey to the bottom captured on video.

      This Is What It’s Like To Sink In A Boat

      Mexican Navy ship’s journey to the bottom captured on video.

    • Winner of 24 X Games medals.

      BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead at 41

      Winner of 24 X Games medals.

    Center for Biological Diversity

    The U.S.’s Only Jaguar Caught on Camera

    The U.S.’s Only Jaguar Caught on Camera

    Cameras have spotted America’s last wild jaguar, known as El Jefe, about 25 miles from Tucson, Arizona. Jaguars are the only roaring cat native to North America. There have been multiple zoological reports of the animal dating back to 1814; howeve...

    Video of the United States’ only known jaguar is available publicly for the first time.

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    Two playboy bunnies pose for photos at the Indian Playboy club in Mumbai on December 19, 2012. Playboy unveiled a new-look bunny costume for its upcoming Indian club launch, opting for a more demure take on the waitress outfits but keeping the ears, bow-ties and fluffy tails. In a bid to appease conservative Indian values, the traditional skimpy corset has been replaced with a sari-inspired two-piece costume, comprising a one-shoulder top, a bare midriff and a sheer, full-length skirt with a split. AFP PHOTO/ STR        (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

    Inside Playboy’s First Non-Nude Issue

    Inside Playboy’s First Non-Nude Issue

    Back in October, Playboy announced that after 62 years it would be shifting its focus away from nudity in an attempt to appeal to a millennial audience. For the first issue since its rebranding, the magazine got as millennial as millennial gets, c...

    The first edition after the men’s mag’s revamp will feature Snapchat and Instagram models.

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    This meeting of the minds will melt your face.

    Hunter S. Thompson vs. Keith Richards

    Hunter S. Thompson vs. Keith Richards

    This meeting of the minds will melt your face.

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    Prince Charles’ Paintings Make Millions

    Prince Charles’ Paintings Make Millions

    The average fine artist in England sees an annual income of around $14,577 from their work. But not Prince Charles, whose somewhat generic watercolors rake in around $300,000 a year from print sales alone—he never sells the originals. In a nation ...

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