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    Will Bill Clinton Be Eleanor Roosevelt?

    Will Bill Clinton Be Eleanor Roosevelt?

    It’s been the hottest ticket in town, an invite to attend CGI, the annual gathering of the Clinton Global Initiative, a fundraising behemoth that President Bill Clinton hosted for the last time this week. But as the spouse of a likely next preside...

    As the former president sheds his ties he built up in his post-presidential years, many wonder about what role he will play if his wife is elected president.

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    Excerpt about Truman from "Whistlestop," history of the campaign trail

    How Truman Reinvented Campaigning

    How Truman Reinvented Campaigning

    On a Monday night in the spring of 1948, a group of President Harry Truman’s advisers met for their weekly gathering at the Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., overlooking Rock Creek Park. Over steak dinner, the men discussed the president’s r...

    In a chapter from ‘Whistlestop,’ his new book about presidential campaign history, the Face the Nation moderator describes how Harry Truman rose from the dead in 1948.

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    "Kill Bill" and the unified superhero theory of Trump

    Losers Think Trump Makes Them Supermen

    Losers Think Trump Makes Them Supermen

    In Kill Bill: Vol. 2, David Carradine, as Bill, explains the mythology behind super heroes: that all but Superman put on a costume to inhabit their powerful alter-egos. But not Superman. He does it the other way around. His costume is Clark Kent. ...

    It’s still kind of hard to believe that such a large percentage of our fellow citizens affirmatively want this vulgarian to be president. As best I can tell, here’s why.

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    Bill Clinton/Eleanor Roosevelt model

    Will Bill Clinton Be Eleanor Roosevelt?

    Will Bill Clinton Be Eleanor Roosevelt?

    It’s been the hottest ticket in town, an invite to attend CGI, the annual gathering of the Clinton Global Initiative, a fundraising behemoth that President Bill Clinton hosted for the last time this week. But as the spouse of a likely next preside...

    As the former president sheds his ties he built up in his post-presidential years, many wonder about what role he will play if his wife is elected president.

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    Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, pauses while speaking during the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Donald Trump, a real-estate developer, TV personality, and political novice, was formally nominated as the 2016 Republican presidential candidate Tuesday night in Cleveland after his campaign and party officials quashed the remnants of a movement to block his ascension.

    Ted Cruz Chooses Trump Over Wife, Dad

    Ted Cruz Chooses Trump Over Wife, Dad

    Sen. Ted Cruz  spent his political career carefully crafting an image of himself as a principled, conservative lawmaker, unafraid to stand up to the party establishment and high powered donors.And now no one believes him.That’s because on Friday, ...

    Ted Cruz overlooked deep reservations about the Republican nominee as well as a host of very personal insults about him and his family and endorsed him Friday.

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    Cheryl D. Mills, Counselor and Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of State, listens during a commitment workshop titled "Haiti: Lessons for the Future" on the second day of the Clinton Global Initiative 2012 (CGI) in New York September 24, 2012. The CGI, which runs through September 25, was created by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 2005 to gather global leaders to discuss solutions to the world's problems.

    Three More Hillary Aides Given Immunity

    Three More Hillary Aides Given Immunity

    Three key witnesses to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server were given immunity from prosecution in exchange for their cooperation with the FBI’s investigation, a top U.S. congressman said on Friday. The revelation is certain to fuel Re...

    A Republican congressman revealed Friday that three Hillary Clinton aides were given immunity, another indication that the her email scandal will continue until November.

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    Maureen Dowd and Bill Maher on HBO's 'Real Time with Bill Maher.'

    Maureen Dowd: Bush Really Hates Trump

    Maureen Dowd: Bush Really Hates Trump

    This week, reports surfaced indicating that former President George H.W. Bush, aka Bush 41, would be voting for Hillary Clinton this presidential election instead of his party’s candidate, former reality star Donald J. Trump. The news, unsurprisin...

    The New York Times columnist joined Bill Maher on ‘Real Time’ where she shared some fascinating stories about former POTUS George H.W. Bush and Donald J. Trump.

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    HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER - ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" stars Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone, Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo, Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt, Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins, Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh, Academy-Award Nominee Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom, Billy Brown as Nate and Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino.

    Shondaland Is Back. Blessed Are We.

    Shondaland Is Back. Blessed Are We.

    I don’t remember when I first fell in love with Shonda Rhimes. It may have been the first time Scandal cold opened with an extended sex scene set to a groovy Motown track. Or it might have been when Annalise Keating, the star of Rhimes’s 2014 offe...

    Thursday night blessed us with the return of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘How to Get Away With Murder,’ two miraculous shows in which women rule the world and every twist is f**king bonkers.

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    Joe Biden on Law and order SVU

    Joe Biden’s Crazy ‘SVU’ Episode

    Joe Biden’s Crazy ‘SVU’ Episode

    When the news broke that Vice President Joe Biden, Obama’s perpetually grinning, ice cream and choo-choo train-loving boy Friday, would be appearing on an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, our imaginations went into overdrive. Woul...

    The episode, airing Sept. 28, is a riff on the series ‘Making a Murderer,’ about a man whose rape conviction was overturned then finds himself—once again—accused of rape.

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    Anita Sarkeesian On her new series 'Feminist Frequency'

    Life After Gamergate

    Life After Gamergate

    “I want freedom, the right to self-expression,” turn-of-the-century activist Emma Goldman once said when a man chided her for dancing. “Everybody’s right to beautiful, radiant things.” Those words, from a woman once dubbed one of the most dangerou...

    The feminist vlogger discusses her new internet series ‘Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History,’ the harassment of Leslie Jones, and more.

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    HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER - ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" stars Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone, Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo, Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt, Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins, Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh, Academy-Award Nominee Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom, Billy Brown as Nate and Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino.

    Shondaland Is Back. Blessed Are We.

    Shondaland Is Back. Blessed Are We.

    I don’t remember when I first fell in love with Shonda Rhimes. It may have been the first time Scandal cold opened with an extended sex scene set to a groovy Motown track. Or it might have been when Annalise Keating, the star of Rhimes’s 2014 offe...

    Thursday night blessed us with the return of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘How to Get Away With Murder,’ two miraculous shows in which women rule the world and every twist is f**king bonkers.

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    Derrick Rose

    Dear TMZ: Stop Blaming the Victim

    Dear TMZ: Stop Blaming the Victim

    This June, NBA star Derrick Rose left the Chicago Bulls for the New York Knicks in a high-profile trade. Hometown coach Jeff Hornacek gloated, “This is an exciting day for New York and our fans.” The ubiquitous sports media coverage largely failed...

    In its coverage of the Derrick Rose rape case and beyond, the gossip site’s sexist coverage is more than despicable—it has real-world consequences.

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    The Pfeffermans on Transparent’s Return

    The Pfeffermans on Transparent’s Return

    When the Pfefferman children finally appear in the second episode of Transparent’s spectacular new season, which launched on Amazon Friday, their arms are linked and they’re walking cautiously through a county hospital, gawking in disgusted wonder...

    Gaby Hoffman, Amy Landecker, and Jay Duplass—the ceaselessly entertaining Pfefferman siblings—talk white privilege, parenting, and the new season of ‘Transparent.’

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    Jenny Slate and Nick Kroll Fall in Love

    Jenny Slate and Nick Kroll Fall in Love

    Jenny Slate and Nick Kroll have been working together for years. But they’ve never done anything quite like My Blind Brother.The IMDb pages for these two alternative comedy stars are full of overlapping appearances on shows like Parks and Recreati...

    In ‘My Blind Brother,’ longtime comedy friends Jenny Slate and Nick Kroll leave their ‘douchey’ personas behind and fall in love.

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    Derrick Rose

    Dear TMZ: Stop Blaming the Victim

    Dear TMZ: Stop Blaming the Victim

    This June, NBA star Derrick Rose left the Chicago Bulls for the New York Knicks in a high-profile trade. Hometown coach Jeff Hornacek gloated, “This is an exciting day for New York and our fans.” The ubiquitous sports media coverage largely failed...

    In its coverage of the Derrick Rose rape case and beyond, the gossip site’s sexist coverage is more than despicable—it has real-world consequences.

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    World News

    Pope Francis gestures during a weekly audience at the Vatican, September 14, 2016.

    Pope Francis: Thou Shalt Not Gossip

    Pope Francis: Thou Shalt Not Gossip

    ROME — It is certainly no secret that Pope Francis frowns upon idle chatter. Since taking the helm of the Roman Catholic Church in 2013, he has scolded his priests and nuns and parishioners on countless occasions against wagging tongues. “Gossip i...

    The pontiff warned journalists not to use their craft for fear-mongering and spreading lies.

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

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

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

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

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    A US Department of Justice seal is displayed on a podium during a news conference to announce money laundering charges against HSBC on December 11, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. HSBC Holdings plc and HSBC USA NA have agreed to pay $1.92 billion and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice in regards to charges involving money laundering with Mexican drug cartels.

    Cracking Russia’s Crooked Money Machine

    Cracking Russia’s Crooked Money Machine

    U.S. federal prosecutors just won’t let go of their three-year-old criminal action against alleged beneficiaries of stolen and laundered Russian taxpayer money.It was launched as part of what’s known as the Magnitsky Affair, a contentious story of...

    The feds bring an alleged lawyer for the Russian mob before a grand jury in the Magnitsky investigations.

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    Rome's Mayor Virginia Raggi attends a news conference at Rome's famed Spanish Steps after restoration work that lasted almost a year in Rome, Italy, September 22, 2016.

    You Can Fuhgeddabout Rome’s Olympics Bid

    You Can Fuhgeddabout Rome’s Olympics Bid

    ROME — It takes, oh, about 10 seconds in the Eternal City these days to see that the former caput mundi is actually close to kaput. Between the piles of garbage and the graffiti, the inefficient public transportation and the wringing of the hands ...

    The Eternal City’s a mess and its no-nonsense new mayor says there are far bigger priorities than an expensive attempt to win the 2024 Summer Games.

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

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

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

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

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    Men drive a motorcycle near a damaged aid truck after an airstrike on the rebel held Urm al-Kubra town, western Aleppo city, Syria September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah - RTSOITT

    This Is How Russia Bombed the UN Convoy

    This Is How Russia Bombed the UN Convoy

    The international reaction to Monday night’s devastating attack on an aid convoy in the Syrian town of Urem al-Kubra has been swift and furious. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in an unusually forthright speech at the General Assembly, describ...

    Despite Kremlin denials, the open-source evidence implicating Putin’s warplanes is overwhelming.

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    Russia bans leading gay site

    Russia Blocks Its Most Popular Gay Site

    Russia Blocks Its Most Popular Gay Site

    MOSCOW — Russia’s gay-banning frenzy continues. It’s putting pressure on LGBT people all across the country, stopping them from marching, and even pushing some back toward the closet.Russian hardliners like to claim that homosexuality is an “evil”...

    BlueSystem claims an estimated 100,000 page views a day. Now it’s banned throughout the country.

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    Trump

    Ukrainians Fear Trump Will End Freedom

    Ukrainians Fear Trump Will End Freedom

    KIEV — Perhaps you remember Ukraine. Perhaps you remember this war. But if you’re in the United States in the blur of the American presidential campaign, it must seem faint and far away.For the people here, however, what they read and see coming o...

    The ominous shadow of Putin-praising Donald Trump looms large over the country Putin is trying hard to tear apart.

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    Men drive a motorcycle near a damaged aid truck after an airstrike on the rebel held Urm al-Kubra town, western Aleppo city, Syria September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah - RTSOITT

    This Is How Russia Bombed the UN Convoy

    This Is How Russia Bombed the UN Convoy

    The international reaction to Monday night’s devastating attack on an aid convoy in the Syrian town of Urem al-Kubra has been swift and furious. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in an unusually forthright speech at the General Assembly, describ...

    Despite Kremlin denials, the open-source evidence implicating Putin’s warplanes is overwhelming.

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    NC police shooting

    7 Days Left to Release Keith Scott Video

    7 Days Left to Release Keith Scott Video

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Police have seven days to release video showing Keith Scott’s death before a new law effectively seals the footage from the public.Scott’s family, protesters, the state’s attorney general, and even Hillary Clinton are c...

    A new law signed by North Carolina’s Republican governor will make it almost impossible to “show the tape” after next week. Until then, it’s Chief Putney’s call.

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    James Jones Sr.

    Protest Killer Flashed Guns on Facebook

    Protest Killer Flashed Guns on Facebook

    The North Carolina man charged with murdering a protester on Wednesday was arrested early Friday morning.Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney announced at a press conference that the department’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrest...

    Rayquan Borum was arrested for shooting Justin Carr in the head at a protest Wednesday and made his fondness for firepower clear on social media.

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    The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the Bayer Healthcare subgroup production plant in Wuppertal February 24, 2014. German drug firm Bayer has clinched a $2.9 billion deal to take over Norwegian cancer drug maker Algeta after being tendered 92.17 percent of the shares in a cash offer, the companies said on Monday.

    How Famine Could Come to America

    How Famine Could Come to America

    Starvation has always been a weapon of war. From salting fields to blockading harbors to slaughtering herds of buffalo, nations have consistently used hunger to bring their enemies to their knees. For that reason, food security has always been a b...

    When the sale goes through, a Germany company will control a big chunk of the seed market. Germany wouldn’t blackmail us. But what if the Germans sold to someone who would?

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    NC police shooting

    7 Days Left to Release Keith Scott Video

    7 Days Left to Release Keith Scott Video

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Police have seven days to release video showing Keith Scott’s death before a new law effectively seals the footage from the public.Scott’s family, protesters, the state’s attorney general, and even Hillary Clinton are c...

    A new law signed by North Carolina’s Republican governor will make it almost impossible to “show the tape” after next week. Until then, it’s Chief Putney’s call.

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    Deadly pathogens wrongly dispatched by U.S. labs to unsecure sites

    Deadly Viruses Mistakenly Sent 21 Times

    Deadly Viruses Mistakenly Sent 21 Times

    By R. Jeffrey Smith and Patrick Malone, Center for Public IntegrityPublic, academic, and private laboratories that work with deadly diseases have mistakenly transferred highly contagious viruses and bacteria to unsecure locations at least 21 times...

    Believing the deadly pathogens had been deactivated, scientists and officials at U.S. labs sent highly contagious viruses and bacteria to unsecure locations at least 21 times.

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    Tulsa DA: Cop ‘Overreacted’ In Shooting

    Tulsa DA: Cop ‘Overreacted’ in Shooting

    Tulsa DA: Cop ‘Overreacted’ in Shooting

    The Oklahoma cop who fatally shot an unarmed black man last week “reacted unreasonably” and became “emotionally involved to the point that she overreacted,” investigators said in an affidavit Thursday.Betty Jo Shelby, 42, is charged with first-deg...

    A source tells The Daily Beast that Officer Betty Jo Shelby, who’s been charged in the death of unarmed Terence Crutcher, was ‘always on the skittish side.’

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    Tech + Health

    Fitness Critic the real dangers of food porn

    The Real Dangers of Food Porn

    The Real Dangers of Food Porn

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

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    Facebook is waaay too involved in this election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

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

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

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    Facebook Billionaire Funding Trump Memes

    Facebook Fat Cat Funding Trump Memes

    Facebook Fat Cat Funding Trump Memes

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

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

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    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

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

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

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    Facebook is waaay too involved in this election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

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

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

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    AfterEllen Is Shutting Down: Is This the End of Lesbian Media?

    Is This the End of Lesbian Media?

    Is This the End of Lesbian Media?

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

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

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    Two-Headed Calf Is ‘Lucky’ Indeed

    Two-Headed Calf Is ‘Lucky’ Indeed

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

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

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    If Men Had Periods? They Already Do

    If Men Had Periods? They Already Do.

    If Men Had Periods? They Already Do.

    I haven’t menstruated in three years. I’m fortunate to be one of the trans guys whose periods stopped when I started taking testosterone.This is by no means a universal experience even among trans people taking testosterone, and many of my peers h...

    Menstruation isn’t just a ‘women’s issue.’ It’s time we opened up the conversation.

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    AfterEllen Is Shutting Down: Is This the End of Lesbian Media?

    Is This the End of Lesbian Media?

    Is This the End of Lesbian Media?

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

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

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    Arts + Culture

    How a White Trash Girl Stumbled on Grace

    How a White Trash Girl Stumbled on Grace

    How a White Trash Girl Stumbled on Grace

    I am a writer. It seems unlikely yet inevitable that I should have become one. I didn’t go to college, have no degree, but I do have what they call, “a past.” I was named after my father, Willie, a con artist, card sharp, and sometimes garden-vari...

    Her father was a thief, her mother a drunk, but Billie Livingston was determined to be a writer. She succeeded, then it got hard, and then the magic happened.

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    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

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

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

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

    Ex-Exec Sues ‘Paranoid’ Glenn Beck

    Ex-Exec Sues ‘Paranoid’ Glenn Beck

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

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

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

    ‘Drug-Dealing’ Aristocrat Shot Dead

    ‘Drug-Dealing’ Aristocrat Shot Dead

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

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

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    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

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

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

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

    Actors Reveal the Real Edward Albee

    Actors Reveal the Real Edward Albee

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

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

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    An Occupation of loss

    This Is the Global Language of Grief

    This Is the Global Language of Grief

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

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

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    Emmy Red Carpet

    How to Win the Emmys Red Carpet

    How to Win the Emmys Red Carpet

    On the Emmys red carpet, Claire Danes dazzled in Schiaparelli, Taraji P. Henson in Vera Wang, and Ellie Kemper in Jenny Packham.

    On the Emmys red carpet, Claire Danes dazzled in Schiaparelli, Taraji P. Henson in Vera Wang, and Ellie Kemper in Jenny Packham.

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

    Actors Reveal the Real Edward Albee

    Actors Reveal the Real Edward Albee

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

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

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