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    Screenshot of Daily Beast video mashup of CNN footage of Bernie Sanders' sad reactions to Hillary Clinton's nomination acceptance speech at the DNC, 7/28/16.

    Watch: Bernie’s Sad DNC Reaction Shots

    Watch: Bernie’s Sad DNC Reaction Shots

    Hillary Clinton's speech Thursday night was generally well-received—except, apparently, by one member of the audience. Footage of the Democratic National Convention showed Bernie Sanders looking alarmingly glum as his former rival—whom he has...

    TV footage of the speech was peppered with shots of Bernie Sanders’ visible apparent misery.

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    Captain Khan, whose parents spoke at the DNC, and his grave at Arlington

    Trump Should Thank Muslim War Hero

    Trump Should Thank Muslim War Hero

    The regulation headstone at grave 7986 in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery bears a crescent moon and a star in keeping with the fallen soldier’s faith.The inscription is precisely what it would have been had his religion been signaled by ...

    The Republican says he “sacrificed greatly” to run for president. Whatever that means, it’s nothing compared to what Capt. Humayun Khan did.

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    Voter Suppression Is Getting Smashed SEO: Courts Smash Voter Suppression Just in Time for Election Day

    Voter Suppression Is Getting Crushed

    Voter Suppression Is Getting Crushed

    July may be the month that voter suppression died.In the latest of a string of shocking judicial decisions, a federal appeals court Friday struck down North Carolina’s voting restrictions, some of the strictest in the nation. Today’s action comes ...

    An appeals court struck down North Carolina’s law for being designed to discriminate against blacks. It’s the third victory in a row for voting rights and sets up more wins before No...

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    Screenshot of Daily Beast video mashup of CNN footage of Bernie Sanders' sad reactions to Hillary Clinton's nomination acceptance speech at the DNC, 7/28/16.

    Watch: Bernie’s Sad DNC Reaction Shots

    Watch: Bernie’s Sad DNC Reaction Shots

    Hillary Clinton's speech Thursday night was generally well-received—except, apparently, by one member of the audience. Footage of the Democratic National Convention showed Bernie Sanders looking alarmingly glum as his former rival—whom he has...

    TV footage of the speech was peppered with shots of Bernie Sanders’ visible apparent misery.

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    How the next president can help entrepreneurs

    Dear Next President: Help Our Startups

    Dear Next President: Help Our Startups

    Dear Madam or Mister President:The United States is facing an emerging national crisis simmering just below the surface, one that risks tearing apart the delicate economic, social, and political fabric that binds this nation together. The economy ...

    We are a nation divided, in which a small percentage of the country enjoys a robust economy while others wither. The next president can do a lot by helping startups nationwide.

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    Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the fourth and final day of the Democratic National Convention on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   / AFP / Robyn BECK        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hillary Is Right: Trump Threatens WWIII

    Hillary Is Right: Trump Threatens WWIII

    One of the best lines in Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech came when she quoted Jackie Kennedy’s relief that “little men” weren’t in charge during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, when the world came, as Robert McNamara once told me, “just inches”...

    In her DNC speech, the nominee laid out why her opponent risks toppling the world order. Why the war-and-peace conversation is not only fair—it’s necessary.

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    Broad City

    The ‘Broad City’ Gals Celebrate Hillary

    The ‘Broad City’ Gals Celebrate Hillary

    To mark the historic occasion of Hillary Clinton accepting the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, Stephen Colbert welcomed Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer from Comedy Central’s Broad City to his special post-DNC live show. But first, ...

    The stars of ‘Broad City’ appeared on Stephen Colbert’s post-DNC show as two female delegates from the Second Continental Congress.

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    Maher: Wow, Hillary Mentioned Lewinsky

    Maher: Wow, Hillary Mentioned Lewinsky

    “You just watched history being made,” Bill Maher said at the top of his post-DNC show Thursday night, giving Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton a moment to shine before launching into a joke about her speaking fee that drew groans from his audien...

    That said, the ‘Real Time’ host thought Clinton’s DNC speech Thursday night was the ‘best’ she’s ever given.

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    MR. ROBOT -- "eps2.2_init_1.asec" Episode 204 -- Pictured: Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson -- (Photo by: Michael Parmelee/USA Network)

    Is ‘Mr. Robot’ Pushing Its Luck?

    Is ‘Mr. Robot’ Pushing Its Luck?

    “Control is an illusion” but in the dizzyingly uncertain world of Mr. Robot, how much else is, too?The reality-bending USA thriller made a name for itself in its first season by flawlessly executing an elaborate, brain-melting plot twist: the lead...

    Four episodes into its second season, the reality-bending hacker drama is seemingly heading for another huge twist. When do twists become gimmicks?

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    Kim Kardashian

    Kim & Kanye Mourn Taylor Swift

    Kim & Kanye Mourn Taylor Swift

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are American royalty. Or as West himself put it in a new “his and hers” interview with Harper’s Bazaar, the couple is “the future, modern Versailles, modern Versace, modern Calabasas, paparazzi, celebrity language.” I...

    In a new Harper’s Bazaar interview, the first couple of American celebrity talked nude selfies, their undying love, and Kim’s Snapchat burial of Swift.

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    Maher: Wow, Hillary Mentioned Lewinsky

    Maher: Wow, Hillary Mentioned Lewinsky

    “You just watched history being made,” Bill Maher said at the top of his post-DNC show Thursday night, giving Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton a moment to shine before launching into a joke about her speaking fee that drew groans from his audien...

    That said, the ‘Real Time’ host thought Clinton’s DNC speech Thursday night was the ‘best’ she’s ever given.

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    Kristen Stewart and Alicia Cargile out in West Hollywood.

    Kristen Stewart’s Big Gay Milestone

    Kristen Stewart’s Big Gay Milestone

    Kristen Stewart is in love with her girlfriend. She wasn’t “spotted” out with her. They weren’t linked by vaguely sourced people “close to the star” in the pages of Us Weekly. No tabloid reporter called up her mother and then used quotes out of co...

    Telling Elle why she’s decided to discuss her girlfriend publicly, the actress understands what the rest of Hollywood doesn’t: Being loud and proud matters.

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    Bill Maher

    Maher: Trump Is ‘The Voice of Treason’

    Maher: Trump Is ‘The Voice of Treason’

    On Wednesday, noted misogynist Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for President of the United States, made a plea: The raccoon-haired real estate heir—and ex-reality TV host—called on Russia to hack former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.“Rus...

    The ‘Real Time’ host excoriated the Republican presidential nominee for calling on Russia to commit cyberterrorism against his election opponent Hillary Clinton.

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    Republicans Are Mad at Bradley Cooper

    Republicans Are Mad at Bradley Cooper

    “The first kind-of movie star we’re supposed to see is the guy from Duck Dynasty. Well, that’s great, but I mean, that’s not exactly Bradley Cooper.” That was CBS News’s veteran political analyst Bob Schieffer last week deriding Donald Trump’s D-l...

    The actor received an Oscar nod for his portrayal of the late sniper Chris Kyle, a right-wing icon, so his presence at the DNC irked some silly bastards who think movies are real.

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    Kristen Stewart and Alicia Cargile out in West Hollywood.

    Kristen Stewart’s Big Gay Milestone

    Kristen Stewart’s Big Gay Milestone

    Kristen Stewart is in love with her girlfriend. She wasn’t “spotted” out with her. They weren’t linked by vaguely sourced people “close to the star” in the pages of Us Weekly. No tabloid reporter called up her mother and then used quotes out of co...

    Telling Elle why she’s decided to discuss her girlfriend publicly, the actress understands what the rest of Hollywood doesn’t: Being loud and proud matters.

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    World News

    He Nailed His Scrotum to Red Square and Set the FSB On Fire

    Scrotum-Nailing Arsonist Protest Artist

    Scrotum-Nailing Arsonist Protest Artist

    KIEV — Russia’s bravest performance artist, best known for nailing his scrotum to Red Square and setting fire to the door of the secret police headquarters, says he thinks Russians are “terrorized by the monstrous phantom of the security services,...

    Among those who protest the increasingly authoritarian rule of Russian President Vladimir Putin, few are more creative, outrageous or brave than Petr Pavlensky.

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     A civil defence member carries an injured girl after an airstrike in the rebel-controlled city of Idlib, Syria June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

    Obama’s Covering for Russian War Crimes

    Obama’s Covering for Russian War Crimes

    ISTANBUL, Turkey — As evidence mounts that Russia is deliberately targeting civilians in Syria with cluster bombs and other anti-personnel weapons, what has long been a nagging question about Washington’s policy has now taken on real urgency:  Why...

    A new Human Rights Watch Report presents a devastating picture of Russia’s use of cluster bombs against civilians. And Washington says … nothing.

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    Refugees walk at the Nyumanzi transit centre in Adjumani on July 13, 2016. 
Thousands of people on the South Sudan side are eager to leave following days of intense battles in the capital Juba, 200 kilometres (125 miles) to the north, which have threatened a return to war. The United Nations said that a total of at least 36,000 people have fled their homes in Juba since the latest bout of fighting erupted, while three quarters of the population need humanitarian aid.

    Gang-Raped Under UN ‘Protection’

    Gang-Raped Under UN ‘Protection’

    JUBA, South Sudan — The young woman we’ll call Mary, for her protection, says she was raped by four South Sudanese government soldiers while United Nations peacekeepers stood less than 100 meters away.On July 8 fighting broke out between governmen...

    The United Nations is supposed to be sheltering civilians in South Sudan. But with the civil war set to resume, government soldiers victimize women every day.

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    A general view shows the dammage at the Omar bin Abdaziz hospital in the Maadi district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo after a barrel bomb struck just outside during government air raids on rebel-held districts of the city on July 16, 2016.  Air raids on rebel-held districts of Syria's battleground second city of Aleppo killed at least 21 civilians including children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

    Assad’s Sick Strategy Bombing Hospitals

    Assad’s Sick Strategy Bombing Hospitals

    ISTANBUL — After destroying six Aleppo medical facilities over the weekend, the Syrian regime of Bashar al Assad regime has unveiled its strategy for the besieged city.In other areas its policy has been summed up as “submit or starve.”In Aleppo, i...

    The Syrian regime is doing everything it can to make life harder to hold onto in rebel-controlled parts of Aleppo.

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     A civil defence member carries an injured girl after an airstrike in the rebel-controlled city of Idlib, Syria June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

    Obama’s Covering for Russian War Crimes

    Obama’s Covering for Russian War Crimes

    ISTANBUL, Turkey — As evidence mounts that Russia is deliberately targeting civilians in Syria with cluster bombs and other anti-personnel weapons, what has long been a nagging question about Washington’s policy has now taken on real urgency:  Why...

    A new Human Rights Watch Report presents a devastating picture of Russia’s use of cluster bombs against civilians. And Washington says … nothing.

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    Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) meets U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton upon her arrival at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Vladivostok September 8, 2012.

    DNC Hacker Unmasked: He Works for Russia

    DNC Hacker Unmasked: He Works for Russia

    The hacker who claims to have stolen emails from the Democratic National Committee and provided them to WikiLeaks is actually an agent of the Russian government and part of an orchestrated attempt to influence U.S. media coverage surrounding the p...

    The hacker who claimed to compromise the DNC swore he was Romanian. But new research shows he worked directly for the Vladimir Putin government in Moscow.

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    Police officers cover entrance of a facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Issei Kato - RTSJN8L

    Japan’s History of ‘Grudge’ Murders

    Japan’s History of ‘Grudge’ Murders

    TOKYO — Japan was rocked by a horrific mass murder Tuesday morning in Tokyo perpetrated by a 26-year-old man, Satoshi Uematsu, a former nursing home worker who stabbed to death 19 disabled residents and injured 25 others before turning himself int...

    A powerful emotion in the island nation is one of the three main motives for killing, and was behind the gruesome slaughter of 15 disabled persons.

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    Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State.

    ISIS Kills Priest as the World Goes Mad

    ISIS Kills Priest as the World Goes Mad

    PARIS — On Tuesday,  two men burst into a church in bucolic Normandy during morning mass. They took five people hostage, slit the throat of the aged priest, and stabbed nearly to death one of the parishioners before, finally, the police killed the...

    Every day, there’s a fresh atrocity, from jihadists attacking a church in France to gun rampages in the U.S.—and there are patterns to the madness.

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    Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) meets U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton upon her arrival at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Vladivostok September 8, 2012.

    DNC Hacker Unmasked: He Works for Russia

    DNC Hacker Unmasked: He Works for Russia

    The hacker who claims to have stolen emails from the Democratic National Committee and provided them to WikiLeaks is actually an agent of the Russian government and part of an orchestrated attempt to influence U.S. media coverage surrounding the p...

    The hacker who claimed to compromise the DNC swore he was Romanian. But new research shows he worked directly for the Vladimir Putin government in Moscow.

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    U.S.

    The worst arguments opposing gun control

    The Worst Arguments Against Gun Control

    The Worst Arguments Against Gun Control

    As the pressure continues to build for congressional action on gun violence in the wake of the Orlando massacre, the gun control debate will continue, in Congress and elsewhere. The opponents of proposals like universal background checks and closi...

    Guns don’t kill people. Making it hard for criminals to get guns makes it hard for everyone. Any gun law puts us on a slippery slope. We’ve heard it all before. It’s all wrong.

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    Trump supporter Kraig Moss sings in front of a large painting by artist Julian Raven during a Truckers for Trump convoy event for Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump in Des Moines, Iowa, January 28, 2016, ahead of the Iowa Caucus. 
With five days to go before the first vote in the US presidential nominations process in Iowa, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is dominating the airwaves. His approval rating has never been higher. / AFP / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Exploits America’s Secret: Class

    Trump Exploits America’s Secret: Class

    Class confusion is everywhere in the news today. Fox News can’t seem to mention class without jumping immediately to the dire prospect of “class warfare.” Journalists on the poverty beat since the ’60s have tended to equate it with one race only. ...

    To understand Donald Trump’s ascendance, begin with this question: Why are Americans so reluctant to talk about the enduring character of our class system?

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    Facebook Live nabs supervisor’s sexual harassment

    Trans Woman Livestreams Her Harasser

    Trans Woman Livestreams Her Harasser

    A transgender woman in Hawaii is being hailed a hero for secretly recording her supervisor’s sexual advances on Facebook Live.Now the Honolulu boss is facing criminal charges—and is under investigation for claims, captured on video, that he allowe...

    Makana Milho feared for her safety when her supervisor asked for a blow job—so she secretly recorded him and tagged the city in her post.

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    The worst arguments opposing gun control

    The Worst Arguments Against Gun Control

    The Worst Arguments Against Gun Control

    As the pressure continues to build for congressional action on gun violence in the wake of the Orlando massacre, the gun control debate will continue, in Congress and elsewhere. The opponents of proposals like universal background checks and closi...

    Guns don’t kill people. Making it hard for criminals to get guns makes it hard for everyone. Any gun law puts us on a slippery slope. We’ve heard it all before. It’s all wrong.

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    Utah's suicide rate problem among gay teens

    Is Mormon Hate Driving Suicides in Utah?

    Is Mormon Hate Driving Suicides in Utah?

    Utah’s suicide rate is nearly twice the national average and the rate of youth suicide rate has tripled in the last 10 years. And last year, the state’s Department of Health revealed that suicide is now the leading cause of death among 10- to 17-y...

    The LDS Church has ramped up hate against LGBT people as the suicide rate explodes. Are the two connected? We don’t know, because the state isn’t looking.

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    Shanavia Miller beat her teen daughter Nia Green, posts video to Facebook

    Hitting Kids Is No Way to Protect Them

    Hitting Kids Is No Way to Protect Them

    I was raised by people who didn’t like to repeat themselves. If a child was told to do something—wash the dishes, finish your dinner, or even shut the screen door lest the flies get in—you did not ask questions. There was no excuse for leaving the...

    “Spare the rod and spoil the child” is an awful lie that deserves to die.

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    Tech + Health

    Two men kissing every day since Orlando

    The Men Kissing to Fight Anti-Gay Hate

    The Men Kissing to Fight Anti-Gay Hate

    The day after Omar Mateen killed 49 people at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Denis Farr started posting pictures of himself kissing his boyfriend Pete Eusch on Instagram.“If posting these will normalize gay and same-sex love, I will keep doing...

    The Orlando killer was reportedly enraged by men kissing—which led Denis Farr and his partner to an Instagram campaign doing precisely that.

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    police and autism

    To Be Brown, Autistic, and Policed

    To Be Brown, Autistic, and Policed

    In the spring of 2013, I was a student reporter interviewing lawmakers and jotting down notes on my laptop in the gallery of the North Carolina state Senate when a man told me he needed to look inside my backpack, as a security measure. Not wantin...

    I live in a world that fears my skin color and doesn’t want to understand how my brain works.

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    Tech's Not Our God. Or Our Devil.

    Tech’s Not Our God. Or Our Devil.

    Tech’s Not Our God. Or Our Devil.

    On July 8, 2015, as I was in the midst of working on this book, United Airlines suffered a computer problem and grounded its planes. That same day, the New York Stock Exchange halted trading when its system stopped working properly. The Wall Stree...

    Complex technologies have made our world easier to navigate and infinitely more baffling. The author of ‘Overcomplicated’ walks us down the middle path.

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    EMTs Took Pics with Unconscious Patients

    EMTs Took Pics with Unconscious Patients

    Two paramedics from Okaloosa County, Florida, were arrested on Thursday under several felony charges, stemming from a “selfie war” using patients, many of whom were unconscious, intubated, or sedated. Christopher Wimmer, 33, turned himself in foll...

    Two Florida paramedics face felony charges after engaging in a ‘selfie war,’ where they competed to get photos with patients inside ambulances.

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    police and autism

    To Be Brown, Autistic, and Policed

    To Be Brown, Autistic, and Policed

    In the spring of 2013, I was a student reporter interviewing lawmakers and jotting down notes on my laptop in the gallery of the North Carolina state Senate when a man told me he needed to look inside my backpack, as a security measure. Not wantin...

    I live in a world that fears my skin color and doesn’t want to understand how my brain works.

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    B2GPX3 Pro-choice protest group opposing bill lowering limit for abortions being brought down by four weeks to 20 weeks.. Image shot 2008. Exact date unknown.

    GOP’s Despicable Fetal Cremation Laws

    GOP’s Despicable Fetal Cremation Laws

    Striking down abortion restrictions is a game of whack-a-mole: Courts can declare some of them unconstitutional but, inevitably, more laws will pop up.Now, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health, which struck down sign...

    Instead of standard medical waste disposal, GOP lawmakers are pushing for fetal tissue to be buried or cremated.

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    ‘Heat Dome’ to Fry the U.S.?

    ‘Heat Dome’ to Fry the U.S.?

    The term “heat dome” is only the latest in a newly adopted lexicon of apocalyptic weather terminology, along with polar vortex and arctic death spiral.While these words are meteorologically-accurate and describe real weather phenomena, they are be...

    We’ve got a new word for your apocalyptic weather dictionary.

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    Los Angeles, CA - Saturday, July 9, 2016: Leslie Jones is seen at the Los Angeles Premiere of Columbia Pictures' “Ghostbusters” at TCL Chinese Theatre on Saturday, July 9, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Blair Raughley/Invision for Sony/AP Images)

    Twitter’s Never Going to Stop Trolls

    Twitter’s Never Going to Stop Trolls

    Milo Yiannopoulos, who pointed his hate mob toward Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones this week, had his Twitter account suspended for life on Tuesday night.He had made a living out of that sort of thing, and that’s deplorable. But Twitter also made a...

    Don’t praise Twitter for one high-profile fix. The rest of us are still screwed.

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    GOP’s Despicable Fetal Cremation Laws

    GOP’s Despicable Fetal Cremation Laws

    Striking down abortion restrictions is a game of whack-a-mole: Courts can declare some of them unconstitutional but, inevitably, more laws will pop up.Now, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health, which struck down sign...

    Instead of standard medical waste disposal, GOP lawmakers are pushing for fetal tissue to be buried or cremated.

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    Arts + Culture

    Facebook Live nabs supervisor’s sexual harassment

    Trans Woman Livestreams Her Harasser

    Trans Woman Livestreams Her Harasser

    A transgender woman in Hawaii is being hailed a hero for secretly recording her supervisor’s sexual advances on Facebook Live.Now the Honolulu boss is facing criminal charges—and is under investigation for claims, captured on video, that he allowe...

    Makana Milho feared for her safety when her supervisor asked for a blow job—so she secretly recorded him and tagged the city in her post.

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    Equity

    The Truth About Women on Wall Street

    The Truth About Women on Wall Street

    Between Patricia Arquette’s rousing 2015 Oscar acceptance speech and the Sony hacking scandal, which revealed that Jennifer Lawrence was paid less than her male co-stars, Hollywood’s perceived gender problem has become a political lightning rod, w...

    The thriller “Equity”—written, directed and produced by women—aims to show the sexist realities of being hotshot female investment bankers working on Wall Street.

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    A streetcar passes along Canal Street decorated with Christmas lights December 2, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    The Story of a Real Boozy Indiana Jones

    The Story of a Real Boozy Indiana Jones

    Dean Ivan Lamb doesn’t waste any time. As his 1934 autobiography, The Incurable Filibuster: Adventures of Col. Dean Ivan Lamb, opens, he’s in a gambling house somewhere Uptown in New Orleans, at the wrong end of a crooked monte game.Fed up, he say...

    The case for tracking Dean Ivan Lamb’s out-of-print autobiography The Incurable Filibuster.

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    Bill O'Reilly on slaves and White House

    Is Bill O’Reilly a Racist?

    Is Bill O’Reilly a Racist?

    Fearless Falklands War correspondent Bill O’Reilly is an ace reporter whose nose for news also placed him at the front door of a shadowy JFK assassination figure at the very moment the guy was committing suicide with a shotgun, but also (alas) an ...

    The Fox News host says the slaves who built the White House were ‘well-fed and had decent lodgings’—but critics stop short of calling him a racist.

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    Equity

    The Truth About Women on Wall Street

    The Truth About Women on Wall Street

    Between Patricia Arquette’s rousing 2015 Oscar acceptance speech and the Sony hacking scandal, which revealed that Jennifer Lawrence was paid less than her male co-stars, Hollywood’s perceived gender problem has become a political lightning rod, w...

    The thriller “Equity”—written, directed and produced by women—aims to show the sexist realities of being hotshot female investment bankers working on Wall Street.

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    MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 28:  Gorka wears Vans trainers, Lefties trousers, Pull&Bear t-shirt, Cos socks, Rockit coat and Total Vintage sunglasses  on February 28, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Pablo Cuadra/Getty Images)

    Our Gripping Love Affair With Vans

    Our Gripping Love Affair With Vans

    Is there any item in street fashion more instantly identifiable than a pair of Vans, those canvas-top boat shoes with the insanely grippy soles? Adored by skateboarders, surfers, and hipsters everywhere, they are the essence of timeless simplicity...

    The iconic sneakers may not be exactly unique, but the favored footwear of the surfer set has for decades also beguiled anyone who loves the combo of utility and cool.

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    Prince George

    Prince George Turns 3, Gets Trolled

    Prince George Turns 3, Gets Trolled

    Wow, Prince George’s third birthday turned out to be pretty rough.First came ‘Ice-Cream Gate’, in which Prince George shared some ice cream with family pet Lupo, leading to tweets for the young prince to be thrown in jail “for irresponsible animal...

    An employee of a British government-supported organization took to Facebook to accuse the tot of embodying white privilege.

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    Naked Attraction

    Naked Blind Date Makes U.K. Blush

    Naked Blind Date Makes U.K. Blush

    LONDON — “She absolutely loved your bouncy balls, but on this occasion it’s a ‘No.’”There are probably worse ways to be ditched, but this dumping took place in front of millions of British TV viewers.The balls in question—yes, those kind of balls—...

    Cut the small talk and choose your next partner by studying their naked body—is a new Channel 4 dating show the logical next step in 21st century dating?

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    MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 28:  Gorka wears Vans trainers, Lefties trousers, Pull&Bear t-shirt, Cos socks, Rockit coat and Total Vintage sunglasses  on February 28, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Pablo Cuadra/Getty Images)

    Our Gripping Love Affair With Vans

    Our Gripping Love Affair With Vans

    Is there any item in street fashion more instantly identifiable than a pair of Vans, those canvas-top boat shoes with the insanely grippy soles? Adored by skateboarders, surfers, and hipsters everywhere, they are the essence of timeless simplicity...

    The iconic sneakers may not be exactly unique, but the favored footwear of the surfer set has for decades also beguiled anyone who loves the combo of utility and cool.

    Keep Reading