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    Ben Carson introduces Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., August 25, 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2N3DN

    Ben Carson Still Doesn’t Have a Job

    Ben Carson Still Doesn’t Have a Job

    Donald Trump may have saved 1,000 jobs in Indiana, but Ben Carson is still unemployed.It has been over a week since the retired neurosurgeon teased an imminent announcement about a potential cabinet appointment in Trump’s administration on his Fac...

    It’s been over a week since Carson signaled that he was accepting a position in the Trump administration. What gives?

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    Trump DC hotel & GSA

    Dems Target Trump Hotel as Gov’t Shrugs

    Dems Target Trump Hotel as Gov’t Shrugs

    Donald Trump hasn’t taken the oath of office yet and he’s already making history as one of the most conflicted presidents ever.The billionaire businessman’s vast holdings have created a unique set of potential conflicts of interest—but none are as...

    According to an agreement signed by the Trump Organization, elected officials cannot be on a lease. Yet the hotel is already functioning as a hotspot for aspirational diplomats.

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    Everything Terribly Wrong With Betsy DeVos

    Trump Feeds Kids to D.C. Swamp

    Trump Feeds Kids to D.C. Swamp

    Donald Trump ran for president attacking the influence of Wall Street, and especially Goldman Sachs, in Washington, pledging to “drain the swamp.” As president-elect he is stocking that swamp with alligators.For Treasury secretary, Trump chose Ste...

    A billionaire with no love for America’s public schools and their standards will be running the Department of Education.

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    Ben Carson introduces Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., August 25, 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2N3DN

    Ben Carson Still Doesn’t Have a Job

    Ben Carson Still Doesn’t Have a Job

    Donald Trump may have saved 1,000 jobs in Indiana, but Ben Carson is still unemployed.It has been over a week since the retired neurosurgeon teased an imminent announcement about a potential cabinet appointment in Trump’s administration on his Fac...

    It’s been over a week since Carson signaled that he was accepting a position in the Trump administration. What gives?

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    Klu Klux Klan photography controversy in Salem

    The Klan Picture Behind the Curtain

    The Klan Picture Behind the Curtain

    The piece of art is now surrounded by a black curtain, with arrow signs on its exterior directing viewers to enter on one side. It looks strange: a one-work, self-enclosed gallery within a gallery, like its own mini-peep show or a mysterious polli...

    Gerry Harley’s work featuring klansmen drew such a furious student response that Salem State shut its art gallery. Now the picture is back on display, but concealed behind a drape.

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    Pelosi

    House Dems Lose Big, Change Nothing

    House Dems Lose Big, Change Nothing

    After three straight losing seasons House Democrats just resigned their quarterback to another two year contract.On a dreary rain soaked day, Democrats gathered in the Ways and Means Committee Hearing Room—where newly-emboldened Republicans will a...

    Deep in the minority and facing long odds of digging out any time soon, House Democrats decided to change absolutely nothing about their leadership team and hope for a better tomorrow.

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    Entertainment

    Van Jones on ‘Chelsea': Standing Rock is the New Selma

    Van Jones: Standing Rock Is New Selma

    Van Jones: Standing Rock Is New Selma

    If there is one news story that his suffered the most amidst America’s Trump obsession, it is the protests that have been raging for months at the Standing Rock Native American Reservation over the Dakota Access Pipeline. “Nobody’s talking about t...

    In this clip from Thursday night’s ‘Chelsea,’ Van Jones urges President Obama to take action on Standing Rock.

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    Holiday Movie Preview List

    Holiday Movie Preview!

    Holiday Movie Preview!

    Nobody is sad to see 2016 go—well, save one tiny-handed, cotton candy-haired billionaire. ’Twas a year in which we lost Prince, David Bowie, and Leonard Cohen, whose magic may have been holding the fabric of the universe together; had social-media...

    It’s been a helluva year. Thankfully, ’tis the season where Hollywood starts making with the good stuff. Here are all the movies to see this holiday season.

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    It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Directed by Frank Capra
Shown from left: Henry Travers (as Clarence), James Stewart (as George Bailey)

    ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Becomes an Opera

    ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Becomes an Opera

    There have been several operas based on short stories or books that became movies recently including Brokeback Mountain (2014), and Minnesota Opera’s The Shining (2016).But nothing has quite the popular resonance of It’s A Wonderful Life.“One of t...

    Composer Jake Heggie has turned the classic Christmas movie, about desperate George Bailey and Clarence the angel, into an opera—inspired by his own father’s suicide.

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    Colbert Blasts Romney’s Trump Fawning

    Colbert Blasts Romney’s Trump Fawning

    Wednesday night was Stephen Colbert’s first Late Show back after Thanksgiving and he was still catching up on all the news he missed while he was away.“And here’s one of the reasons, the last time Donald Trump held a news conference was July 27,” ...

    The ‘Late Show’ host mercilessly mocked Mitt Romney for sucking up to Donald Trump.

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    Holiday Movie Preview List

    Holiday Movie Preview!

    Holiday Movie Preview!

    Nobody is sad to see 2016 go—well, save one tiny-handed, cotton candy-haired billionaire. ’Twas a year in which we lost Prince, David Bowie, and Leonard Cohen, whose magic may have been holding the fabric of the universe together; had social-media...

    It’s been a helluva year. Thankfully, ’tis the season where Hollywood starts making with the good stuff. Here are all the movies to see this holiday season.

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     The Daily Show RECAP Trevor Noah vs. Tomi Lahren

    Trevor Noah Takes on Tomi Lahren

    Trevor Noah Takes on Tomi Lahren

    If the lesson of this year’s election was that people who disagree need to spend more time talking with each other, then what better way to start than tonight’s Daily Show conversation between host Trevor Noah and The Blaze’s Tomi Lahren.A few mon...

    The ‘Daily Show’ host challenges his conservative crush from The Blaze on her irrational hatred of Black Lives Matter.

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    Thandie Newton on Westworld

    Thandie Newton: Westworld’s True Badass

    Thandie Newton: Westworld’s True Badass

    Watching the first few episodes of Westworld, you’d be excused for wondering, “What in the world is Thandie Newton doing here?”Her role as a bar madam in an Old West theme park staffed by robots, called “hosts,” seemed tertiary, to be kind. Certai...

    Just days to go before the ‘Westworld’ finale, Newton talks about Maeve’s uprising, the show’s early backlash, and her surprising reaction to filming all those nude scenes.

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    Tom Colicchio

    Colicchio: How Trump Will Influence Food

    Colicchio: How Trump Will Influence Food

    The new season of Top Chef is set to premiere Thursday, Dec. 1 on Bravo. But Tom Colicchio is understandably distracted.He finished shooting the latest season of the popular reality TV show back in June and has spent the last few months working to...

    Top Chef’s head judge talks about the reality show’s new season and concerns over what President Trump will do to America’s food system.

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     The Daily Show RECAP Trevor Noah vs. Tomi Lahren

    Trevor Noah Takes on Tomi Lahren

    Trevor Noah Takes on Tomi Lahren

    If the lesson of this year’s election was that people who disagree need to spend more time talking with each other, then what better way to start than tonight’s Daily Show conversation between host Trevor Noah and The Blaze’s Tomi Lahren.A few mon...

    The ‘Daily Show’ host challenges his conservative crush from The Blaze on her irrational hatred of Black Lives Matter.

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    World News

    Trump’s Rep with the Russia’s Gambling Bosses

    Trump’s Rep With Russian Gamblers

    Trump’s Rep With Russian Gamblers

    MOSCOW—The casinos here in the 1990s saw their share of bloody brawls, dirty scams, and murders. Most of the best known were controlled by organized-crime groups that fought each other for money and power.Just one example: In the early 1990s, a le...

    When the president-elect set out to build towers and casinos in Moscow in the 1990s, he had some pretty racy friends. Now they root for him—but don’t really trust him.

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    JSOC

    U.S. Builds Secret Mideast Nerve Center

    U.S. Builds Secret Mideast Nerve Center

    Preparing for a multi-generational, international fight against terrorists, U.S. special operations chiefs are launching a new counterterrorist nerve center at an undisclosed location in the Middle East to fight the so-called Islamic State, al Qae...

    The Joint Special Operations Command opened task force to bring together everyone from the CIA to the UK at an undisclosed location in the Mideast.

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    Assad’s Also Winning in Damascus

    Assad’s Also Winning in Damascus

    Assad’s Also Winning in Damascus

    The battle for eastern Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, is not even over yet but forces backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad already have their sights on their next target; the nation’s capital, Damascus.Russia has ramped up i...

    As rebel-held East Aleppo looks set to fall, the regime is simultaneously making headway in its own backyard.

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    People celebrate after the announcement of the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in the Little Havana district of Miami, Florida, U.S., November 26, 2016.

    World Reacts to Fidel Castro's Death

    World Reacts to Fidel Castro's Death

    A mix of mourning and celebration around the world following the death of Cuba's Fidel Castro.

    A mix of mourning and celebration around the world following the death of Cuba's Fidel Castro.

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    JSOC

    U.S. Builds Secret Mideast Nerve Center

    U.S. Builds Secret Mideast Nerve Center

    Preparing for a multi-generational, international fight against terrorists, U.S. special operations chiefs are launching a new counterterrorist nerve center at an undisclosed location in the Middle East to fight the so-called Islamic State, al Qae...

    The Joint Special Operations Command opened task force to bring together everyone from the CIA to the UK at an undisclosed location in the Mideast.

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    Syrian pro-government forces walk past destroyed buildings in the Baadeen district in eastern Aleppo on November 28, 2016, a day after they took control of the area from rebel fighters as part of their assault to retake the entire northern city. 
Government forces have retaken a third of rebel-held territory in Aleppo, forcing nearly 10,000 civilians to flee as they pressed their offensive to retake Syria's second city. In a major breakthrough in the push to retake the whole city, regime forces captured six rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo over the weekend, including Masaken Hanano, the biggest of those in eastern Aleppo.

 / AFP / GEORGE OURFALIAN        (Photo credit should read GEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Assad Strikes Back in Aleppo

    Assad Strikes Back in Aleppo

    BEIRUT — Over the course of the last three days Syrian rebels suffered their worst defeat in four years as forces loyal to dictator Bashar al-Assad managed to sack a third of eastern Aleppo.In a fortnight, at least 500 people have been killed and ...

    One-third of the rebel-held part of Syria’s northern city has been retaken by the regime.

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    Russian Holocaust-Themed Ice Skating

    Russia’s Sick Holocaust on Ice

    Russia’s Sick Holocaust on Ice

    On Sunday night, viewers of Russia’s state-owned Channel One saw a dance performed by an Olympic champion in figure skating Tatyana Navka and a well-known actor Andrei Burkovsky. The dynamic dance routine featured spins and jumps and other complic...

    The figure-skating wife of Vladimir Putin’s press secretary just performed a dance set to the theme of Jewish genocide.

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    Lindsey Snell

    Jailed With Women of al Qaeda and ISIS

    Jailed With Women of al Qaeda and ISIS

    This is the last chapter in a series of articles about the author’s experiences in Turkish prisons and the people she met there, from a NASA scientist to a member of the so-called Islamic State.On day 17 of my incarceration, two lawyers and a tran...

    The Kafkaesque true story of Turkey, ISIS, the CIA, and me.

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    Syrian pro-government forces walk past destroyed buildings in the Baadeen district in eastern Aleppo on November 28, 2016, a day after they took control of the area from rebel fighters as part of their assault to retake the entire northern city. 
Government forces have retaken a third of rebel-held territory in Aleppo, forcing nearly 10,000 civilians to flee as they pressed their offensive to retake Syria's second city. In a major breakthrough in the push to retake the whole city, regime forces captured six rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo over the weekend, including Masaken Hanano, the biggest of those in eastern Aleppo.

 / AFP / GEORGE OURFALIAN        (Photo credit should read GEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Assad Strikes Back in Aleppo

    Assad Strikes Back in Aleppo

    BEIRUT — Over the course of the last three days Syrian rebels suffered their worst defeat in four years as forces loyal to dictator Bashar al-Assad managed to sack a third of eastern Aleppo.In a fortnight, at least 500 people have been killed and ...

    One-third of the rebel-held part of Syria’s northern city has been retaken by the regime.

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    U.S.

    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington December 3, 2015.

    Watch: National Christmas Tree Lighting

    Watch: National Christmas Tree Lighting

    The 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be broadcast live on the White House’s youtube channel from Washington, D.C. starting at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday, December 1st. First conducted back in 1923 by President Calvin Coolidg...

    The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony has been an American tradition for nearly 100 years. Here’s how to watch the 2016 celebration live online.

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    Former NFL Player ‘Ran Juvie Fight Club’

    Former NFL Player ‘Ran Juvie Fight Club’

    A former NFL player is among four prison guards accused of forcing teenage detainees to fight as punishment for bad behavior, prosecutors say.Corrections officers at the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles ordered juvenile residents to attack fel...

    An ex-lineman for the Chicago Bears is among four prison guards accused of forcing teen inmates to fight each other as a form of punishment.

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    On Slager trial

    Killer Cop Says He’s the Real Victim

    Killer Cop Says He’s the Real Victim

    “It’s been a nightmare,” he told the courtroom.On trial for the murder of an unarmed black man, North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager told a jury how the incident destroyed his life. He showed no remorse for shooting an unarmed victim in ...

    Facing a nearly all-white jury, Michael Slager is claiming self-defense in the shooting death of Walter Scott. Will they set him free?

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    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington December 3, 2015.

    Watch: National Christmas Tree Lighting

    Watch: National Christmas Tree Lighting

    The 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be broadcast live on the White House’s youtube channel from Washington, D.C. starting at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday, December 1st. First conducted back in 1923 by President Calvin Coolidg...

    The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony has been an American tradition for nearly 100 years. Here’s how to watch the 2016 celebration live online.

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    Ilhan Dahir

    The Very Opposite of a Terrorist

    The Very Opposite of a Terrorist

    Ilhan Dahir and Abdul Razak Ali Artan were both of Somali extraction. Both attended Ohio State University.But ISIS claimed 18-year-old Artan as a soldier after he attempted to run down fellow students and leapt from his wrecked car with a kitchen ...

    ISIS wants to make us see Abdul Razak Ali Artan when we encounter a young Muslim, and feel fear. What ISIS fears is that we’ll see Ilhan Dahir, and be inspired.

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    Smoke plumes from wildfires are shown in the Great Smokey Mountains near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, U.S., November 28, 2016.

    Wildfires Destroy Dollywood’s Cabins

    Wildfires Destroy Dollywood’s Cabins

    As the fires closed in on Ripley's Aquarium in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, authorities ordered all employees to evacuate. With flames raging 50 yards away, workers took the time to turn on the emergency power systems for over 10,000 animals in the...

    Fires raging in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains—likely a result of arson—threatened tens of thousands of homes and Dollywood amusement park, but spared animals at the local aquarium.

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    Tech

    Fake Facebook News

    I Write Fake News. Here’s What Works.

    I Write Fake News. Here’s What Works.

    At first, I created fake news stories stories that were meant to be head-turning: Hillary sold passport-making machines directly to ISIS. Obama won’t say the words “Radical Islam” because it would break an Islamic Spell he thinks he is protected b...

    Here’s what I learned trapping trending algorithms and the people of Facebook, even when I wasn’t really trying to.

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    A Lt. Col. on video games inspiring violence

    Breeding an Assassination Generation

    Breeding an Assassination Generation

    Imagine your child, or grandchild, or your niece or nephew, or your friend’s child have gone off to school, the mall, or the theater. Hours later, you hear the breaking-news story every parent in the United States fears most: Shooting in Progress....

    There’s a proven correlation between video games and gun violence, yet we still allow our children free access to these games, breeding an assassination generation.

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     Amazon Battles Trolls Over Megyn Kelly

    Amazon Battles Trolls Over Megyn Kelly

    Amazon Battles Trolls Over Megyn Kelly

    The angry online male masses, seen recently mass-downvoting the trailer for Paul Feig’s “Ghostbusters,” Phoebe Robinson’s podcast “So Many White Guys,” and many shows that feature women doing things other than supporting male characters, have turn...

    An online war is taking place over on the Amazon page for Megyn Kelly’s new book, with one-star reviews from Trumpkins popping up and being deleted with lightning speed.

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    Facebook Shitshow

    48 Hours in Facebook’s Unreality

    48 Hours in Facebook’s Unreality

    In the fact-free world of what trends on Facebook, everything is going swimmingly in Donald Trump’s America over the last 48 hours—even if none of it is true.America’s biggest celebrities are flipping to Trump, manufacturing plants are shutting do...

    Mark Zuckerberg thinks it’s a ‘crazy idea’ that fake news on Facebook helped elect Trump. He should look at the most shared stories of the last two days.

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    A Lt. Col. on video games inspiring violence

    Breeding an Assassination Generation

    Breeding an Assassination Generation

    Imagine your child, or grandchild, or your niece or nephew, or your friend’s child have gone off to school, the mall, or the theater. Hours later, you hear the breaking-news story every parent in the United States fears most: Shooting in Progress....

    There’s a proven correlation between video games and gun violence, yet we still allow our children free access to these games, breeding an assassination generation.

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    Should Robots Make Moral Decisions?

    Should Robots Make Moral Decisions?

    Should Robots Make Moral Decisions?

    In the beginning of the movie I, Robot, a robot has to decide whom to save after two cars plunge into the water—Del Spooner (Will Smith) or a child. Even though Spooner screams “save her! Save her!” the robot rescues him because it calculates that...

    What happens when artificial intelligence has to make tough moral choices—say, a self-driving car that must decide whether to avoid hitting a child, even if it means plowing into an ...

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    Hey, Zuckerberg, Fix Your Broken Website

    Hey, Zuckerberg, Fix Your Broken Website

    At a Bay Area Ritz-Carlton on Thursday night, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took time to eschew any responsibility the role his website, the third-most visited in the world, had in disseminating fake and misleading news that shaped the presidential...

    Mark Zuckerberg says fake news didn’t sway the election—even as his site profits off of it.

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    The Internet doesn't understand voting

    4Chan Stunned You Must Register to Vote

    4Chan Stunned You Must Register to Vote

    Americans, and likely some troll Americans, took to social networks and websites like 4chan and Twitter to express befuddlement that they are unable to vote today, not knowing that in many states, they had to register in advance.“So apparently, yo...

    On Election Day, many Americans expressed surprise that eligible voters needed to register in advance.

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    Should Robots Make Moral Decisions?

    Should Robots Make Moral Decisions?

    Should Robots Make Moral Decisions?

    In the beginning of the movie I, Robot, a robot has to decide whom to save after two cars plunge into the water—Del Spooner (Will Smith) or a child. Even though Spooner screams “save her! Save her!” the robot rescues him because it calculates that...

    What happens when artificial intelligence has to make tough moral choices—say, a self-driving car that must decide whether to avoid hitting a child, even if it means plowing into an ...

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    Arts + Culture

    It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Directed by Frank Capra
Shown from left: Henry Travers (as Clarence), James Stewart (as George Bailey)

    ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Becomes an Opera

    ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Becomes an Opera

    There have been several operas based on short stories or books that became movies recently including Brokeback Mountain (2014), and Minnesota Opera’s The Shining (2016).But nothing has quite the popular resonance of It’s A Wonderful Life.“One of t...

    Composer Jake Heggie has turned the classic Christmas movie, about desperate George Bailey and Clarence the angel, into an opera—inspired by his own father’s suicide.

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    Princess Beatrice becomes the new 'fun' royal after the Ed Sheeran sliced-cheek incident

    How Ed Sheeran Got Knifed by a Royal

    How Ed Sheeran Got Knifed by a Royal

    The story doing the rounds this weekend that Princess Beatrice accidentally cut the singer Ed Sheeran’s cheek whilst attempting to mock-ennoble another songwriting pal, James Blunt, at a party at her dad’s house, has cast a rare shaft of light on ...

    Princess Beatrice made headlines this week when she accidentally cut Sheeran’s cheek with a ceremonial sword. Step aside, Harry, for the new royal rock star.

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    Mulberry Street, Manhattan, ca. 2015 & 1900

    The Secret of New York’s Spirit

    The Secret of New York’s Spirit

    At the beginning there are display cases containing an early native’s ceremonial war club, some faintly inscribed parchment, and a slice of pipe that formed New York’s original water system. At the end there is a bejeweled Judith Lieber evening pu...

    The Museum of the City of New York’s ‘NY at Its Core’ exhibit reveals the fascinating story of New York’s 400-plus years of roiling, passionate development.

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    LGBTQ activists from Muslim countries speak out at a conference in Bangkok

    The Muslims Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

    The Muslims Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

    BANGKOK—When Xulhaz Mannan was hacked to death by Islamist militants in his apartment in Dhaka in April, his murderers did more than silence Bangladesh’s best-known gay activist.As the killers no doubt hoped, in one blood-soaked frenzy, they also ...

    After the murder of activist Xulhaz Mannan, LGBTQ activists from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand, and Burma gather to discuss challenges and strategies.

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    Princess Beatrice becomes the new 'fun' royal after the Ed Sheeran sliced-cheek incident

    How Ed Sheeran Got Knifed by a Royal

    How Ed Sheeran Got Knifed by a Royal

    The story doing the rounds this weekend that Princess Beatrice accidentally cut the singer Ed Sheeran’s cheek whilst attempting to mock-ennoble another songwriting pal, James Blunt, at a party at her dad’s house, has cast a rare shaft of light on ...

    Princess Beatrice made headlines this week when she accidentally cut Sheeran’s cheek with a ceremonial sword. Step aside, Harry, for the new royal rock star.

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    Penny Arcade

    Penny Arcade: Ultimate Downtown Rebel

    Penny Arcade: Ultimate Downtown Rebel

    In a rehearsal room at St. Ann’s Warehouse, the Brooklyn Bridge looming and lit in the encroaching darkness of a recent late afternoon, the performer Penny Arcade recalled the counsel of her close friend Quentin Crisp, the great British wit and “n...

    Acclaimed performance artist Penny Arcade talks New York’s destructive gentrification, the failures of the LGBTQ movement, and elusive fame.

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    Britain's Prince Harry visits the Double Jab Boxing Club in South East London on June 6, 2016 to support Sport for Social Development initiatives.

    Prince Harry’s Awkward Castro Tribute

    Prince Harry’s Awkward Castro Tribute

    The perils of sharing a stage with socialist idealists at this particular moment in world history hit Prince Harry this weekend, as he was railroaded into publicly observing a silent tribute in remembrance of recently deceased Cuban leader Fidel C...

    How Prince Harry got railroaded into honoring the late dictator.

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    Zoe Kazan

    Zoe Kazan: We Must Fight Trump

    Zoe Kazan: We Must Fight Trump

    The pun is truly unintended. “She’s very thorny,” I said to Zoe Kazan about Rose, the character she is playing in Mike Bartlett’s acclaimed play, Love, Love, Love, at New York’s Laura Pels Theatre.Bartlett’s brilliant comedy-drama follows a Britis...

    Kazan, winning rave reviews for her role in ‘Love, Love, Love,’ is also fighting the president-elect’s bigotry, combining acting and writing, and speaking up about her eating disorder.

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    Penny Arcade

    Penny Arcade: Ultimate Downtown Rebel

    Penny Arcade: Ultimate Downtown Rebel

    In a rehearsal room at St. Ann’s Warehouse, the Brooklyn Bridge looming and lit in the encroaching darkness of a recent late afternoon, the performer Penny Arcade recalled the counsel of her close friend Quentin Crisp, the great British wit and “n...

    Acclaimed performance artist Penny Arcade talks New York’s destructive gentrification, the failures of the LGBTQ movement, and elusive fame.

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