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    Trump immigration mashup

    Watch: Trump vs. Trump on Immigration

    Watch: Trump vs. Trump on Immigration

    For 14 months, Donald Trump's views on immigration were perfectly, horrifyingly clear. Illegal immigrants were rapists and drug dealers, he would form a "deportation force" to send them all home, and they would have to come back in ...

    New Trump sounds a lot different from Old Trump on immigration. Watch them debate each other here.

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    Dr. Ben Carson (C) and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speak during a round table with the Republican Leadership Initiative at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 25, 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2N1F2

    Carson to Trump: Cut the ‘Bigot’ Talk

    Carson to Trump: Cut the ‘Bigot’ Talk

    Ben Carson, the former presidential candidate and adviser to Donald Trump, wants the GOP nominee to stop calling his opponent a racist.“I don’t generally get into the name-calling thing,” Carson said in a phone interview with The Daily Beast on Fr...

    The Donald Trump confidant tells both candidates to knock off the name calling. “That’s what people do who don’t have anything to talk about,” Ben Carson says.

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    DONALD TRUMP: Gregg Henry

    Casting the Donald Trump Movie

    Casting the Donald Trump Movie

    Sh*t just got real.

    Sh*t just got real.

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    Trump immigration mashup

    Watch: Trump vs. Trump on Immigration

    Watch: Trump vs. Trump on Immigration

    For 14 months, Donald Trump's views on immigration were perfectly, horrifyingly clear. Illegal immigrants were rapists and drug dealers, he would form a "deportation force" to send them all home, and they would have to come back in ...

    New Trump sounds a lot different from Old Trump on immigration. Watch them debate each other here.

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Episode: One Hit Blunder  Airdate: November 17, 2005
Shown: Donald Trump

    Trump Apprentices Had to Agree to Nudity

    Trump Apprentices Had to Agree to Nudity

    Appearing on The Apprentice with Donald Trump required agreeing to a series of odd and invasive demands regarding sex, nudity, and food consumption. According to a copy of an NBC contract reviewed by The Daily Beast, contestants had to agree to be...

    To play in The Donald’s corporate Hunger Games, contestants agreed to surrender control over their lives and images to his producers.

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    Hillary Microwaves Trump Axis of Tinfoil

    Hillary Microwaves Trump Axis of Tinfoil

    “Your reputation is amazing. I will not let you down,” Republican nominee Donald Trump told InfoWars radio host Alex Jones—who believes the Sandy Hook shooting was staged by the government—in a December appearance on his show.Eight months later, H...

    Clinton tied Trump to famed conspiracy theorists on Thursday, including one who believes the 9/11 attacks were an inside job—and whom Trump insisted he ‘will not let down.’

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    Entertainment

    Justin Bieber and Sofia Richie.

    The Bieber Sex Tape That Wasn’t

    The Bieber Sex Tape That Wasn’t

    “It has gotten to the point that people won’t even say hi to me or recognize me as a human. I feel like a zoo animal, and I wanna be able to keep my sanity.”That was pop wunderkind Justin Bieber in May of this year, addressing his fraternity of po...

    The pop superstar was spotted getting frisky with his just-turned-18 paramour, which prompted Twitter to absolutely lose its marbles.

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    DONALD TRUMP: Gregg Henry

    Casting the Donald Trump Movie

    Casting the Donald Trump Movie

    Sh*t just got real.

    Sh*t just got real.

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    Streisand Duets with Fallon’s Trump

    Streisand Duets with Fallon’s Trump

    Barbra Streisand is undeniably with her.When the legendary singer kicked off her latest tour in Los Angeles this month, she spent much of the banter between songs repeatedly tearing into Donald Trump. And when she looked back at singing “Happy Day...

    Jimmy Fallon somehow convinced hardcore Hillary supporter Barbra Streisand to sing with Donald Trump.

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    The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: With guests Tim Kaine during Thursday's 8/25/16 taping in New York.Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2016CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    Tim Kaine: ‘Donald Trump’s for Himself’

    Tim Kaine: ‘Donald Trump’s for Himself’

    After vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine delivered his big speech at last month’s Democratic National Convention, Stephen Colbert and John Oliver had some fun at his expense on The Late Show. “If he’s going to be America’s stepdad, that was an ...

    ‘America’s stepdad’ drops by ‘The Late Show’ to go after Donald Trump.

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    Britney Does a Nervous Carpool Karaoke

    Britney Does a Nervous Carpool Karaoke

    What started as a clever gimmick to get famous pop stars to let down their guards has now become an essential part of any singer’s promotional tour. And no one is in bigger need of the “Carpool Karaoke” bump than Britney Spears.It’s unlikely that ...

    Britney Spears’s comeback tour brought her to ‘The Late Late Show’ Thursday night, where she became the latest pop star to sing with James Corden.

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    Birth of a Nation

    Why I Need to Support Birth of a Nation

    Why I Need to Support Birth of a Nation

    They did not teach us about Nat Turner at the nearly all-white public schools I attended. Nor at the nearly all-black ones I went to.While our lessons, especially and almost solely during Black History Month, were festooned with images and chronic...

    For decades, black people have been fed a Disney-fication of our struggle. So, even as a sexual-assault survivor, I am going to see Nate Parker’s film.

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    Maura Tierney as Helen in The Affair (season 2, episode 9). - Photo: Paul Sarkis/SHOWTIME - Photo ID: TheAffair_209_4556

    Maura Tierney Is So Wronged and So Right

    Maura Tierney Is So Wronged and So Right

    The episode submitted for Emmys consideration on Maura Tierney’s behalf featured her character in The Affair, Helen Solloway, going on a drink and drugs bender, ending in a car crash and very public humiliation. For a character seen as so cool and...

    The actress’s Emmy nomination for playing cheated-on Helen in ‘The Affair,’ is for an episode showing Helen at her wildest and most unpredictable. More of that, please, says Tierney.

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    Britney Does a Nervous Carpool Karaoke

    Britney Does a Nervous Carpool Karaoke

    What started as a clever gimmick to get famous pop stars to let down their guards has now become an essential part of any singer’s promotional tour. And no one is in bigger need of the “Carpool Karaoke” bump than Britney Spears.It’s unlikely that ...

    Britney Spears’s comeback tour brought her to ‘The Late Late Show’ Thursday night, where she became the latest pop star to sing with James Corden.

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    World News

    People ride a bus to be evacuated from the besieged Damascus suburb of Daraya, after an agreement reached on Thursday between rebels and Syria's army, Syria, August 26, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki - RTX2N6FX

    Syria’s Srebrenica?

    Syria’s Srebrenica?

    ISTANBUL — Hundreds of civilians and rebel fighters abandoned the Damascus suburb of Daraya on Friday, boarding buses after a negotiated surrender that ended one of the longest sieges of the Syrian war and marked the latest victory in the Assad re...

    The Assad regime’s “evacuation” of 6,000 civilians from a Damascus suburb could lead to a mass atrocity.

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    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gestures during the Education in Defense of Democracy event, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on April 12, 2016. 
Rousseff entered the final straight Tuesday of a desperate battle to save her presidency ahead of an impeachment vote in Congress this weekend.

    Why Is Dilma Rousseff Being Impeached?

    Why Is Dilma Rousseff Being Impeached?

    President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial is only one of the major issues facing Brazil that the 2016 Rio Olympics provided a brief break from—there’s also the rampant poverty, widespread violence, a Zika outbreak, and government corruption.All...

    Charged with administrative misconduct and disregard for the federal budget, Brazil’s first female president will almost certainly be impeached. Here’s why.

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    A woman in a "burkini," a full-body bathing suit designed to meet Islamic modesty codes, in Marseille, France, Aug. 20, 2016. Some French politicians began backpedaling as an outcry grew on social media over the apparent public humiliation and ostracism of Muslim women dressed in modest attire on the country's beaches. (Dmitry Kostyukov/The New York Times)

    Both Sides Are Wrong in the Burkini Wars

    Both Sides Are Wrong in the Burkini Wars

    UPDATE, 4:00 P.M, 26 August 2016: On Friday, the highest administrative court in France suspended the controversial ban on “burkinis” in a test case brought by human-rights organizations. Officials say the suspension will likely set the precedent ...

    Women should be able to wear what they want, without armed cops telling them to change. But let’s be clear: The ‘modesty’ of the burkini is dictated by men, too.

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    A woman, who fled from Falluja because of Islamic State violence, carries her child during a dust storm at a refugee camp in Ameriyat Falluja, south of Falluja, Iraq, June 16, 2016.

    A Backlash Against ISIS—and the Veil

    A Backlash Against ISIS—and the Veil

    Social life in the central Iraqi province of Anbar was always fairly conservative and often religious. And one of the facets of that social life was the fact that most Muslim women there wear headscarves, or hijab. A lot of local women also wore t...

    Many Iraqis once saw the niqab as a symbol of female piety. But the presence of ISIS—and its insistence that women cover up—has sparked a backlash against the full-face veil.

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    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gestures during the Education in Defense of Democracy event, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on April 12, 2016. 
Rousseff entered the final straight Tuesday of a desperate battle to save her presidency ahead of an impeachment vote in Congress this weekend.

    Why Is Dilma Rousseff Being Impeached?

    Why Is Dilma Rousseff Being Impeached?

    President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial is only one of the major issues facing Brazil that the 2016 Rio Olympics provided a brief break from—there’s also the rampant poverty, widespread violence, a Zika outbreak, and government corruption.All...

    Charged with administrative misconduct and disregard for the federal budget, Brazil’s first female president will almost certainly be impeached. Here’s why.

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    Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ride onto Horse Guards Parade in central London, on May 23, 2012, as the they take part in the 'Changing of the Guard' ceremony. Their participation is part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and will also feature women for the first time.  AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT        (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages)

    Watch: Mounties Can Wear Hijabs Now

    Watch: Mounties Can Wear Hijabs Now

    At a time when French police are patrolling beaches for non-"secular" swimwear, Canada has decided to allow its most iconic police officers—the Mounties—to wear the hijab. Female Muslim officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police—those...

    While France cracks down on burkinis, Canada will allow its Mounted Police officers to wear hijabs for the first time.

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    A man, affected by what activists say is nerve gas, breathes through an oxygen mask in the Damascus suburbs of Jesreen August 21, 2013. Syrian activists accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of launching a gas attack that killed nearly 500 people on Wednesday, in what would, if confirmed, be by far the worst reported use of chemical arms in the two-year-old civil war. The Syrian armed forces strongly denied using chemical weapons. Syrian state television said the accusations were fabricated to distract a team of U.N. chemical weapons experts which arrived three days ago.

    US ‘Corners’ Russia on Chemical Weapons

    US ‘Corners’ Russia on Chemical Weapons

    Syria continues to develop chemical weapons it is supposed to have destroyed, and to use chlorine gas it agreed not to use on the battlefield. This, according to reports from United Nations agencies that have been leaked in recent days by Obama ad...

    The Obama administration is pushing U.N. reports showing Assad hasn’t given up, and is in some cases still using, poison gas. The strategy is to pressure the dictator’s patron, Vladi...

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    FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a news conference at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, March 19, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer (SWITZERLAND - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) - RTR3F6XR

    Sepp Blatter’s FIFA Ban Court Appeal

    Sepp Blatter’s FIFA Ban Court Appeal

    On August 25, Sepp Blatter, the disreputed former president of FIFA will appear before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to challenge a six-year ban by the soccer’s international governing body for corruption and mismanagement. After servin...

    The disgraced former president of international soccer heads to court to challenge his six-year ban from the sport.

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    Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) ride onto Horse Guards Parade in central London, on May 23, 2012, as the they take part in the 'Changing of the Guard' ceremony. Their participation is part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and will also feature women for the first time.  AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT        (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages)

    Watch: Mounties Can Wear Hijabs Now

    Watch: Mounties Can Wear Hijabs Now

    At a time when French police are patrolling beaches for non-"secular" swimwear, Canada has decided to allow its most iconic police officers—the Mounties—to wear the hijab. Female Muslim officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police—those...

    While France cracks down on burkinis, Canada will allow its Mounted Police officers to wear hijabs for the first time.

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    U.S.

    I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape, College Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting Campus Rape to Police

    Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape

    Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape

    A Wisconsin wrestling coach says he was fired for reporting sexual assault allegations to police—rather than telling the university first.Timothy Fader, former head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, has filed a federal lawsuit again...

    When one of Timothy Fader’s wrestling recruits was accused of assault, the coach went to the cops—and says the university punished him for doing so.

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    NYPD Chief of Department John Timoney in  Washington Square Park on March 12, 1994. Timoney, formerly the youngest Chief of Department for the NYPD and then head of the Philadelphia and Miami police departments died in Miami at the age of 68. (© Richard B. Levine) (Newscom TagID: lrphotos102008.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

    John Timoney: The Cop America Deserved

    John Timoney: The Cop America Deserved

    Up on the fourth floor of the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home on Madison Avenue, there were at least 300 stories standing in a long line that had formed by 2:30 on Monday, a soft, summer day in Manhattan. The stories were told mostly by men who wor...

    The top cop’s life, accomplishments and very demeanor stand as a vivid antidote to the toxic behavior of another man from New York City.

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    Schizophrenic Woman Framed for Murder

    Homophobic Cops Framed Innocent Woman

    Homophobic Cops Framed Innocent Woman

    Cops and prosecutors said Cathy Woods was a lesbian and that it had driven her to murder.Woods killed college student Michelle Mitchell in Reno, Nevada, in 1976 after the 19-year-old rebuffed her sexual advances, prosecutors claimed. Despite the l...

    Cathy Woods was jailed for 35 years in the slaying of Michelle Mitchell, who was last seen with a man. Now she’s suing, saying cops framed her as a killer lesbian.

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    I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape, College Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting Campus Rape to Police

    Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape

    Coach: I Was Fired for Reporting a Rape

    A Wisconsin wrestling coach says he was fired for reporting sexual assault allegations to police—rather than telling the university first.Timothy Fader, former head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, has filed a federal lawsuit again...

    When one of Timothy Fader’s wrestling recruits was accused of assault, the coach went to the cops—and says the university punished him for doing so.

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    New Lawsuit: Fox News Packed With Pervs

    New Lawsuit: Fox News Packed With Pervs

    The latest sexual-harassment lawsuit against Fox News and deposed CEO Roger Ailes alleges that the network’s executives actively retaliated against on-air personality Andrea Tantaros after she repeatedly complained about inappropriate conduct in t...

    The latest legal salvo against the TV network alleges a culture of sexual harassment that reached far outside Roger Ailes’s office.

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    Students Won the Campus Culture War

    Students Won the Campus Culture War

    Last year, college campuses roiled with student activism and protests, from hunger strikes to requests for trigger warnings on academic curricula, the likes of which the country hadn’t seen in decades. Student groups across the country, many of th...

    Last year, protests erupted over offensive monuments and trespassed-upon ‘safe spaces.’ What happened next may have changed campus life forever.

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    Tech + Health

    Power to the Period

    Giving Homeless Women a Dignified Period

    Giving Homeless Women a Dignified Period

    Holly Sanchez wasn’t expecting anything monumental to happen when she asked her Twitter followers to donate pads and tampons to homeless shelters.“I didn’t think that a tweet would go very far,” Sanchez told The Daily Beast, adding with a laugh, “...

    Homeless shelters’ biggest request isn’t canned goods. It’s feminine hygiene products.

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    Dr. Paul McHugh on gay and transgender

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    Former Johns Hopkins psychiatry chair Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of staking out anti-LGBT positions. But The Washington Examiner and other conservative media outlets would have you believe that McHugh’s statements on LGBT issues are signif...

    Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of anti-science, anti-LGBT stances. That doesn’t stop conservative media from lauding his work.

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    Is This the End of Skin Cancer?

    Is This the End of Skin Cancer?

    Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) with collaborators from the German Cancer Research Center and two other Israeli medical centers published an article in Nature Cell Biology Monday that could change the way skin cancer is treated.The auth...

    Researchers at Tel Aviv University say they’ve found a way to stop the spread of the most deadly kind of skin cancer.

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    How we're evolving to get heavier + might not need to lose weight after all

    Why Science Says It’s OK to Stay Fat

    Why Science Says It’s OK to Stay Fat

    The world is getting heavier. But you don’t need to lose weight. A number of news outlets have been covering a recent report out from the CDC, with headlines mostly pointing to the apparent 15-pound increase in average weight in Americans since 19...

    It’s time we stop equating good health with weight loss.

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    Dr. Paul McHugh on gay and transgender

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    Former Johns Hopkins psychiatry chair Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of staking out anti-LGBT positions. But The Washington Examiner and other conservative media outlets would have you believe that McHugh’s statements on LGBT issues are signif...

    Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of anti-science, anti-LGBT stances. That doesn’t stop conservative media from lauding his work.

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    The Man Who Networked the World

    The Man Who Networked the World

    Contact: A hundred years before iconic figures like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs permeated our lives, 60 years before Marshall McLuhan proclaimed media to be “the extensions of man,” an Irish-Italian inventor laid the foundation of the communication ...

    In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern communication

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    McDonalds Is Using Your Kids To Survive

    McDonalds Is Using Your Kids To Survive

    Yesterday, in the most Internet-appropriate news item since the last time Donald Trump opened his mouth, fast-food behemoth McDonald’s announced it was going to stop giving out activity trackers with children’s Happy Meals after reports of the wea...

    The burger giant isn’t winning kids over just through toys.

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    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    ROCKLIN, Calif.— The headaches were excruciating and wouldn’t go away. Her doctor said they were migraines. Then, one morning a few weeks later, Jamie Hancock stood up from the couch and discovered she couldn’t move the right side of her body. Whe...

    Because strokes are so often associated with older adults, young people might not see the warning signs—until it’s too late.

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    The Man Who Networked the World

    The Man Who Networked the World

    Contact: A hundred years before iconic figures like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs permeated our lives, 60 years before Marshall McLuhan proclaimed media to be “the extensions of man,” an Irish-Italian inventor laid the foundation of the communication ...

    In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern communication

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    Arts + Culture

    Larry King (L) and Shawn King attend at RatPac Entertainment Hosts Special Event for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Hillhaven Lodge on August 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

    Keeping Up With the Mrs. Larry Kings

    Keeping Up With the Mrs. Larry Kings

    The new edition of the National Enquirer—hitting newsstands today—claims that Larry King has been cuckolded by an un-named personal impact guru, who has been having a year-long affair with the 82-year-old’s wife, Shawn, 57.The alleged “Hollywood D...

    The former CNN talk show host may have the most complicated love life in Hollywood. The latest claims center on his eighth wife’s alleged affair.

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    California sex assault statue

    Will This New Law Nab the Next Cosby?

    Will This New Law Nab the Next Cosby?

    Lawmakers in California are trying to facilitate sexual assault prosecutions with no legal time limit, inspired by the avalanche of sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, a number of which stem from incidents that allegedly occurred over a...

    A bill in California is set to eliminate the state’s 10-year statute of limitations for felony sex crimes, so victims of sexual assault will have more opportunities to bring their as...

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    Gawker's last days

    How Gawker Finally Said Goodbye

    How Gawker Finally Said Goodbye

    This is the way Gawker ends—not with a bang but a whimper.During Gawker.com’s final hours of operation Monday, a death foretold for many weeks and ultimately confirmed last Thursday as a federal bankruptcy judge approved the parent company’s sale ...

    A mournful final post by founder Nick Denton sounded the death knell for Gawker.com, the gossipy, snarky website he founded and fought for to the bitter, and very expensive, end.

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    Billy Bush

    NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Marries Billy Bush

    NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Marries Billy Bush

    In yet another installment of the Today show’s vaunted wedding feature, the venerable NBC News morning franchise exchanged sacred vows Monday with a blushing new bride.That bride—and I use the term advisedly, only because of all the over-the-top a...

    Last week Al Roker confronted Billy Bush for believing Ryan Lochte’s ‘lies’ about his Rio escapade. But ‘Today’s’ 9 a.m. gang this morning officially welcomed Bush with lots of smile...

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    California sex assault statue

    Will This New Law Nab the Next Cosby?

    Will This New Law Nab the Next Cosby?

    Lawmakers in California are trying to facilitate sexual assault prosecutions with no legal time limit, inspired by the avalanche of sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, a number of which stem from incidents that allegedly occurred over a...

    A bill in California is set to eliminate the state’s 10-year statute of limitations for felony sex crimes, so victims of sexual assault will have more opportunities to bring their as...

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    The Genius of Karen Finley

    The Genius of Karen Finley

    The Genius of Karen Finley

    Karen Finley materialized amongst the audience at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on New York’s 42nd Street, a phosphorescent eruption of white fur and silvery sleeves, then moved stage-wards, unleashing a stream of commentary punctuated by smiles of ...

    Karen Finley, famed for her transgressive performance art, has two new targets in her latest show, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton—and how they use, abuse, and revel in power.

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    Lost Masterpieces: Churchill’s destroyed portrait

    The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

    The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

    It must have been quite the awkward situation. On Nov. 30, 1954, a proud British Parliament gathered for a large ceremony at Westminster Hall to present their beloved leader, Sir Winston Churchill, with a portrait of him in celebration of his 80th...

    Britain's wartime PM Winston Churchill diplomatically commented of Graham Sutherland's portrait of him that it was “a great example of modern art.” Unofficially, he and his w...

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    Moth star on how rejection made her a serious writer

    How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

    How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

    Don’t date someone you work with, because, if you date someone you work with you’ve substantially increased the chances that you will get dumped while you are at work. I can give this advice because I once dated someone I worked with and then that...

    Getting told no—by lovers, bosses, schools—is never fun, but sometimes you have to hit bottom before you realize that becoming who you want to be is all on you after all.

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    The Genius of Karen Finley

    The Genius of Karen Finley

    The Genius of Karen Finley

    Karen Finley materialized amongst the audience at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on New York’s 42nd Street, a phosphorescent eruption of white fur and silvery sleeves, then moved stage-wards, unleashing a stream of commentary punctuated by smiles of ...

    Karen Finley, famed for her transgressive performance art, has two new targets in her latest show, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton—and how they use, abuse, and revel in power.

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