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    Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) react during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia, U.S., July 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTSHZ1S

    Hillary Picks Her Wingman

    Hillary Picks Her Wingman

    It’s officially Tim Kaine.Hillary Clinton announced today that Sen. Tim Kaine will be her presidential running-mate, pushing the mild-mannered Virginian into a glaring national spotlight. "I'm thrilled to tell you this first: I've c...

    If you needed proof that Hillary Clinton will continue to run a cautious, stage-managed campaign, look no further than Tim Kaine.

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    Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump speaks during the Republican National Convention July 21, 2016.

    The Source of Trump’s Immigrant Loathing

    The Source of Trump’s Immigrant Loathing

    Donald Trump is married (for the second time) to an immigrant. But you wouldn’t have guessed that from his RNC convention speech, which characterized immigrants as violent, murderous predators who come to the U.S. to slaughter young women and stea...

    They see an America in which migrants are would-be rapists and definite job-thieves.

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    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks as he accepts the nomination during the final session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016.       REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTSJ4PR

    Trump Drags GOP Into Very Ugly Territory

    Trump Drags GOP Into Very Ugly Territory

    It’s tough judging Donald Trump on a historical continuum. We’ve never before seen an unsmiling nominee hectoring and fear-mongering for more than an hour. William Jennings Bryan came close as the Democratic nominee in 1896, though at least his Cr...

    The ‘again’ in ‘Make America Great Again’ is all you need to know that Trump’s party is a party of the past, not the future.

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    Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) react during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia, U.S., July 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTSHZ1S

    Hillary Picks Her Wingman

    Hillary Picks Her Wingman

    It’s officially Tim Kaine.Hillary Clinton announced today that Sen. Tim Kaine will be her presidential running-mate, pushing the mild-mannered Virginian into a glaring national spotlight. "I'm thrilled to tell you this first: I've c...

    If you needed proof that Hillary Clinton will continue to run a cautious, stage-managed campaign, look no further than Tim Kaine.

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    A delegate yawns during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 20, 2016.     REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk   - RTSIXYZ

    RNC 2016 Was Awful for Local Businesses

    RNC 2016 Was Awful for Local Businesses

    Donald Trump’s GOP convention is killing small businesses in Cleveland. From strip clubs to dive bars, managers, supervisors, and servers who spoke with The Daily Beast say the RNC didn’t live up to the hype, at least as far as generating business...

    All the convention dollars that were supposed to boost Cleveland establishments this week failed to materialize—and even the strippers suffered.

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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump points at the gathered media during his walk through at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, U.S., July 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSJ2SQ

    Fear, Smears and Lies in Trump Speech

    Fear, Smears and Lies in Trump Speech

    Donald Trump’s speech accepting the Republican nomination at his party's convention Thursday night lasted 75 minutes—the longest since at least 1972—as he painted a grim picture of midnight in America, a country beaten down and besieged by te...

    In Trump’s America, murder is out of control, terror reigns, our enemies are ascendant and our leaders are spineless puppets. It’s not necessarily so.

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    Entertainment

    Eric Andre Gets Manhandled at RNC

    Eric Andre Gets Manhandled at RNC

    Earlier this week, we got a preview of what comedian Eric Andre was up to in Cleveland when he crashed an Alex Jones rally and when he was invited onstage, proceeded to tell the conspiracy theorist radio host and Donald Trump supporter, “I want yo...

    Of all the late-night TV segments from Cleveland this week, Eric Andre’s was one of the most insane.

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    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert airing live, Thursday July 21, 2016 in New York. With guest Elizabeth Warren .

    Elizabeth Warren: Trump Is a ‘Dictator’

    Elizabeth Warren: Trump Is a ‘Dictator’

    Who better than Sen. Elizabeth Warren to give her instant reaction to Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention acceptance speech live on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show Thursday night?No one on the left—including Hillary Clinton—has been as effec...

    The Massachusetts senator and unlikely Hillary Clinton running mate appeared live after Trump’s RNC speech on ‘The Late Show.’

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    BoJack Horseman Season 3 premiering on Netflix on July 22, 2016. The series stars Will Arnett, Aaron Paul and Amy Sedaris. (Photo Netflix)

    TV’s Funniest, Darkest Comedy Returns

    TV’s Funniest, Darkest Comedy Returns

    BoJack Horseman is the greatest show ever produced about an animated anthropomorphic horse who used to star on a sitcom and is now a drunken has-been who yearns to reclaim the spotlight even though he’s constantly crushed by professional and perso...

    Netflix’s cult hit ‘BoJack Horseman’ returns for its third season on Friday, full of surprisingly moving satire and existential anguish. Long live this underrated gem of a show.

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    Rosie Slays Trump on ‘Daily Show’

    Rosie Slays Trump on ‘Daily Show’

    The Daily Show went live Thursday night following Donald Trump’s lie-filled speech from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. And while it was refreshing to see host Trevor Noah respond so quickly to the nominee’s remarks, it was a tape...

    On a live post-RNC edition of ‘The Daily Show’ Thursday night, they aired a parody biographical film on Donald Trump—with narration by a pissed-off Rosie.

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    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert airing live, Thursday July 21, 2016 in New York. With guest Elizabeth Warren .

    Elizabeth Warren: Trump Is a ‘Dictator’

    Elizabeth Warren: Trump Is a ‘Dictator’

    Who better than Sen. Elizabeth Warren to give her instant reaction to Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention acceptance speech live on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show Thursday night?No one on the left—including Hillary Clinton—has been as effec...

    The Massachusetts senator and unlikely Hillary Clinton running mate appeared live after Trump’s RNC speech on ‘The Late Show.’

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    Bill Maher

    Bill Maher: Trump Is ‘Like Mussolini’

    Bill Maher: Trump Is ‘Like Mussolini’

    “He looked a lot like Mussolini tonight,” said Bill Maher. “Did you see that? He would say something and then [shake his finger].”The outspoken political satirist had, like many Americans, just witnessed the Republican National Convention’s closin...

    The host of ‘Real Time’ railed against the Republican presidential nominee’s speech at the Republican National Convention: ‘It was just really about death.’

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    Jerry Seinfeld, Jamie Oliver

    Seinfeld and John Oliver Roast Trump

    Seinfeld and John Oliver Roast Trump

    From Stephen Colbert to Lorne Michaels to President Barack Obama, Jerry Seinfeld only invites people whom he truly admires to appear on his Emmy-nominated web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. But, as he admitted in the season eight finale ...

    The comedians crack each other up in the latest episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and spark the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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    Clint Eastwood, Duck Dynasty, Lena Dunham - DNC, RNC speakers

    The Hell of Celeb-Infested Conventions

    The Hell of Celeb-Infested Conventions

    All the Whos down in Whoville, the tall and the small (and the I think I remember hims and the No, seriously, who are they?s), are speaking at political conventions…and we don’t want them there at all.At least that’s what you’d think based on the ...

    The D-listers swarming Trump at this week’s RNC were just the warm-up, with celebs of all kinds set to infest next week’s DNC for Hillary. Groan if you want. We’re all to blame.

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    Bill Maher

    Bill Maher: Trump Is ‘Like Mussolini’

    Bill Maher: Trump Is ‘Like Mussolini’

    “He looked a lot like Mussolini tonight,” said Bill Maher. “Did you see that? He would say something and then [shake his finger].”The outspoken political satirist had, like many Americans, just witnessed the Republican National Convention’s closin...

    The host of ‘Real Time’ railed against the Republican presidential nominee’s speech at the Republican National Convention: ‘It was just really about death.’

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    World News

    Relatives of passengers missing on Malaysia Airlines MH370 holds placards during a press conference after meeting with the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) and Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur on July 21, 2016.
Transport ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia will meet on July 22 to discuss the future of the frustrating deep-sea search for missing flight MH370, officials said on July 21.

    New Evidence MH370 Glided to Its Death

    New Evidence MH370 Glided to Its Death

    Officials from Malaysia, Australia, and China have come as close as they could to saying that the greatest mystery in modern aviation, the disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370, will remain unsolved.Meeting in Kuala Lumpur they said, “In the absenc...

    The official search is nearly over while amateurs comb beaches to look for more debris. Already their efforts have turned up pieces of wing that show the plane didn't nosedive in...

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    Syrian civilians are seen following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib, on July 20, 2016.  More than 280,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's civil war erupted with the brutal repression of anti-government protests in 2011.

    The Anti-Imperialism of Fools

    The Anti-Imperialism of Fools

    Bombed and besieged by their own government for going on six years, their hospitals targeted by cruise missiles and explosive-filled barrels while foreign extremists exploit the chaos and despair of a revolution crushed to occupy once liberated la...

    As U.S. warplanes are accused of killing almost 200, the left, which normally deplores such events, hasn’t said a word.

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    A frigate belonging to the Turkish Navy passes through the Canakkale Strait during the rehearsals of the ceremony which will be held for the 101st anniversary of Battle of Canakkale in Canakkale, Turkey on March 17, 2016.

    Turkey Denies Its Navy Vanished

    Turkey Denies Its Navy Vanished

    In the aftermath of Friday’s failed military coup in Turkey, 14 Turkish navy warships allegedly crewed by rebel sympathizers, reportedly slipped from their moorings or departed their scheduled patrol zones and disappeared into the Aegean and Black...

    Depending on who you believe, a powerful NATO ally just lost a big chunk of its navy—or everything is just totally hunky dory. Move along.

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    A damaged car is taken away by a tow truck at the site where journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev, Ukraine, July 20, 2016.

    Murdering a Journalist in Ukraine

    Murdering a Journalist in Ukraine

    KIEV — The people who blew up journalist Pavel Sheremet in the center of Ukraine’s capital this morning knew exactly what they were doing. His death stabbed at the hearts of independent journalists in countries all over the former Soviet Union—cou...

    Pavel Sheremet, a leading journalist fighting for freedom in Moscow, Minsk, and Kiev, was blown up as he drove to work.

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    Syrian civilians are seen following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib, on July 20, 2016.  More than 280,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's civil war erupted with the brutal repression of anti-government protests in 2011.

    The Anti-Imperialism of Fools

    The Anti-Imperialism of Fools

    Bombed and besieged by their own government for going on six years, their hospitals targeted by cruise missiles and explosive-filled barrels while foreign extremists exploit the chaos and despair of a revolution crushed to occupy once liberated la...

    As U.S. warplanes are accused of killing almost 200, the left, which normally deplores such events, hasn’t said a word.

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    In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 picture, Yahia Kalash, the head of journalists' union, holds a candle during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt. The head of Egypt’s journalists union and two of its board members have been questioned by prosecutors over allegations that they harbored journalists wanted by authorities and spreading false news, one of the three and their lawyer said on Monday.

    Vital New Clues to EgyptAir Crash Found

    Vital New Clues to EgyptAir Crash Found

    The crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 deep in the eastern Mediterranean has given up all its secrets. Investigators into the crash now have a complete and detailed map of the field of debris. The Daily Beast can reveal that the specialized deepsea...

    Did fire bring down the jet? The abyss gives up its secrets as deep sea search ends with a complete picture of the wreckage to add to data from the flight recorders.

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    Syrians behead child

    U.S.-Backed Rebels Behead a Child

    U.S.-Backed Rebels Behead a Child

    Members of an American-backed rebel group in Syria beheaded a young child in a grisly execution video. The footage surfaced early Tuesday of members of Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki and a captured child in Handarat, near Aleppo. The young boy, who ...

    It’s the kind of stomach-wrenching brutality you’d associate with ISIS. Except this time, it’s American-armed rebels who are cutting off a boy’s head.

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    A boy is wrapped in a flag of the founder of modern Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk on Taksim square on July 17, 2016, following a failed coup attempt. Turkish authorities pressed on July 17 with a ruthless crackdown against suspects in the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with 6,000 people detained as he vowed to stamp out the "virus" of the putschists. Erdogan also said Turkey could consider reinstating the death penalty following the putsch bid, despite concerns in the international community.

    Secrets of the Turkish Coup

    Secrets of the Turkish Coup

    Four days after Turkey’s failed coup, which left 300 dead and more than 1,400 injured, new details have emerged to suggest the putsch came closer to a successful overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan than many observers thought—and the opera...

    The bloody putsch came closer to bringing down President Erdogan than many at first believed. Now, how can the U.S. count on a key NATO ally at war with itself?

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    In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 picture, Yahia Kalash, the head of journalists' union, holds a candle during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt. The head of Egypt’s journalists union and two of its board members have been questioned by prosecutors over allegations that they harbored journalists wanted by authorities and spreading false news, one of the three and their lawyer said on Monday.

    Vital New Clues to EgyptAir Crash Found

    Vital New Clues to EgyptAir Crash Found

    The crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 deep in the eastern Mediterranean has given up all its secrets. Investigators into the crash now have a complete and detailed map of the field of debris. The Daily Beast can reveal that the specialized deepsea...

    Did fire bring down the jet? The abyss gives up its secrets as deep sea search ends with a complete picture of the wreckage to add to data from the flight recorders.

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    U.S.

    Fox News hosts cry for Roger Ailes

    Fox News Men Shed Tears for Roger Ailes

    Fox News Men Shed Tears for Roger Ailes

    Gretchen Carlson won’t shed any tears for Roger Ailes’ departure Thursday, but several male Fox News hosts apparently will.Mere minutes after the cable news titan announced his exit from Fox News, amid Carlson’s sexual-harassment allegations, a ha...

    Minutes after the Fox News CEO announced his resignation, some of the network’s male stars expressed sorrow for the departure of their alleged serial-harasser boss.

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    A man holds his fist in the air as people take part in a protest against the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile during a march through Manhattan, with the Empire State Building seen in the background, in New York July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz - RTX2K9J5

    Activists Going After Cop Unions Now

    Activists Going After Cop Unions Now

    For years, Black Lives Matter activists have protested police departments, Wednesday the movement took on the unions that protect cops, including bad ones.Protesters using plastic pipes and metal chains barricaded the entrance to the Patrolmen’s B...

    Protests this week hit at cop unions, one of the strongest holdouts against police reform.

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    Charles Kinsey

    Put His Hands Up, Cops Still Shot Him

    Put His Hands Up, Cops Still Shot Him

    UPDATE: A police union representative said Thursday that the North Miami officer, still unidentified, who fired three shots was actually aiming at a 23-year-old autistic man, who the officer believed was somehow placing behavioral therapist Charl...

    ‘Sir, why did you shoot me?’ Kinsey says he asked the cop who shot him. ‘I don't know,’ he says the cop replied.

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    Fox News hosts cry for Roger Ailes

    Fox News Men Shed Tears for Roger Ailes

    Fox News Men Shed Tears for Roger Ailes

    Gretchen Carlson won’t shed any tears for Roger Ailes’ departure Thursday, but several male Fox News hosts apparently will.Mere minutes after the cable news titan announced his exit from Fox News, amid Carlson’s sexual-harassment allegations, a ha...

    Minutes after the Fox News CEO announced his resignation, some of the network’s male stars expressed sorrow for the departure of their alleged serial-harasser boss.

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    Woman Impersonated Ex-Husband's New Wife In Rape Fantasy Craigslist Posts

    Cops: She Craigslist-Stalked Ex’s Wife

    Cops: She Craigslist-Stalked Ex’s Wife

    A California woman is charged with stalking and impersonating her ex-boyfriend’s pregnant wife—responding on Craigslist ads soliciting “rape fantasies” and threatening her unborn child, prosecutors claim.Michelle Suzanne Hadley, 29, of Ontario, fa...

    Officials say Michelle Hadley got back at her ex by pretending to be his pregnant wife and asking men to attack her. But Hadley’s dad says it’s an elaborate setup.

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    Tiffany Valiante

    Teen Lost Phone, Shorts Before ‘Suicide’

    Teen Lost Phone, Shorts Before ‘Suicide’

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — The family of a New Jersey teen whose death last summer was ruled a suicide is suing the Medical Examiner’s Office and other state agencies, saying the investigation was flawed and there is no proof the girl inten...

    Tiffany Valiante’s family wants the medical examiner to list her cause of death as ‘undetermined’ after they said investigators missed key details leading up to her death in front of...

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    Tech + Health

    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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    : How AirBnB Tolerates Gay Hate

    Can Airbnb Do More to Fight Gay Hate?

    Can Airbnb Do More to Fight Gay Hate?

    Buddy Fisher wanted a place to stay during Austin’s Pride Festival. Then he got a message from his potential Airbnb host: “No LGBT people, please. I do not support people who are against humanity. Sorry.”Fisher’s experience, first reported by KHOU...

    It bars homophobic hosts on a case-by-case basis, but campaigners argue the home-sharing site could be doing more to protect LGBT guests from discrimination.

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    Pseudoscience at the RNC

    Cleveland RNC Star Peddles Dubious Pills

    Cleveland RNC Star Peddles Dubious Pills

    CLEVELAND — A multi-level marketer who peddles pseudoscience—and whose product is endorsed by America’s leading conspiracy theorist—is scheduled to speak in a primetime slot Wednesday at the Republican National Convention.Michelle Van Etten was pr...

    A marketer who sells pseudoscience pills just landed a prime-time slot at the convention. Among her fans: Infowars’ Alex Jones, who says the supplements make him ‘crazed and aggressi...

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    How Police Can Steal Your Debit Card

    Cops Have a New Way to Take Your Money

    Cops Have a New Way to Take Your Money

    Being pulled over by the police can be a harrowing experience, but it becomes undeniably more distressing when the police can wrongly assume you’re a criminal and take your cash from you as if it’s drug money. That can happen under the practice of...

    Police in Oklahoma can scan prepaid debit cards and seize money that they suspect is from criminal sources.

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    : How AirBnB Tolerates Gay Hate

    Can Airbnb Do More to Fight Gay Hate?

    Can Airbnb Do More to Fight Gay Hate?

    Buddy Fisher wanted a place to stay during Austin’s Pride Festival. Then he got a message from his potential Airbnb host: “No LGBT people, please. I do not support people who are against humanity. Sorry.”Fisher’s experience, first reported by KHOU...

    It bars homophobic hosts on a case-by-case basis, but campaigners argue the home-sharing site could be doing more to protect LGBT guests from discrimination.

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    Everlast on Raising A Kid With Cystic Fibrosis

    I Had to Contemplate My Baby’s Mortality

    I Had to Contemplate My Baby’s Mortality

    Some days you really don't know how you're going to make it through.I once was a carefree, self-centered, full-grown man-child. I started making records when I was 17 with Ice T. By 21, I had my first real taste of success with a band ca...

    The former House of Pain frontman on a complicated fatherhood.

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    Worst Health Pitches I’ve Ever Gotten

    Worst Health Pitches I’ve Ever Gotten

    This year I ended up on a Cision Journalist Database. According to its website, Cision “wrote the book on how to target print, broadcast, and online journalists.” This book appears to have instructed PR representatives to email me 10-to-15 story p...

    After ending up in a PR database, the health pitches I got ranged from pretty bad to appalling. Why is our approach to science journalism so poor?

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    A "Pidgey" Pokemon is seen on the screen of the Pokemon Go mobile app, Nintendo's new scavenger hunt game which utilizes geo-positioning, in a photo illustration taken in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 11, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Helgren   - RTSHGSQ

    Real Dangers in the Fake Pokemon World

    Real Dangers in the Fake Pokemon World

    It seems the Pokemon Go crime wave hoax fabricated by 26-year-old Pablo Reyes on CartelPress.com foreshadowed several real-life, non-fictional accidents. Incidents caused by the immensely popular augmented-reality smartphone game range from mishap...

    Real headaches for public safety departments around the country as Pokemon Go users find themselves in accidents, mishaps, even real danger.

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    Everlast on Raising A Kid With Cystic Fibrosis

    I Had to Contemplate My Baby’s Mortality

    I Had to Contemplate My Baby’s Mortality

    Some days you really don't know how you're going to make it through.I once was a carefree, self-centered, full-grown man-child. I started making records when I was 17 with Ice T. By 21, I had my first real taste of success with a band ca...

    The former House of Pain frontman on a complicated fatherhood.

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    Arts + Culture

    Feb 14, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Eastern Conference guard John Wall of the Washington Wizards (2) drives against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry in the second half during the NBA All Star Game at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports - RTX26XSX

    The NBA Picked Trans People Over Money

    The NBA Picked Trans People Over Money

    The NBA spent the last several months making direct threats to North Carolina legislators insisting it would move the 2017 All-Star Game—and the $100 million in local business that would come with it—if the state didn’t change HB2, a bill that wou...

    By canceling the 2017 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, the league may have just made the gutsiest move by a pro sports outfit in decades.

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    Laurie Dhue

    Laurie Dhue Shops Roger Ailes Tell-All

    Laurie Dhue Shops Roger Ailes Tell-All

    As if Roger Ailes doesn’t have trouble on his plate, former Fox News anchor Laurie Dhue has been shopping a tell-all about her experiences with the founder of the conservative-friendly cable network along with other Fox News personalities.Dhue’s p...

    The former Fox anchor who was dismissed by the now embattled head of Fox News is reportedly peddling a memoir dishing about her experience at the network.

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    EASY RIDER, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, 1969

    Easy Rider Dennis Hopper Is the Man, Man

    Easy Rider Dennis Hopper Is the Man, Man

    More than just another celebrity actor with a pretty face, Dennis Hopper personified the countercultural wave that was crashing in the ’60s and ’70s. An accomplished filmmaker and photographer as well, his work is known for depicting an insider’s ...

    Made for peanuts and making millions, ‘Easy Rider’ opened the door to the new Hollywood that catered to the young. In the bargain, Dennis Hopper became a trendsetter.

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    G7YPRC Artist David Hockney poses for photographs in the Sackler Wing at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, where an exhibition of his work entitled 'David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life', is on display to the public from July 2nd.

    David Hockney: ‘I Don’t Do Celebrities’

    David Hockney: ‘I Don’t Do Celebrities’

    LONDON — You might not expect that the images that form the mainstay of the Royal Academy of Art’s David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life exhibition (to October 2, 2016) were painted in the British artist’s Los Angeles studio.The technicolor...

    The artist says he asked friends, rather than celebrities, to sit for a new show of portraits.

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    Laurie Dhue

    Laurie Dhue Shops Roger Ailes Tell-All

    Laurie Dhue Shops Roger Ailes Tell-All

    As if Roger Ailes doesn’t have trouble on his plate, former Fox News anchor Laurie Dhue has been shopping a tell-all about her experiences with the founder of the conservative-friendly cable network along with other Fox News personalities.Dhue’s p...

    The former Fox anchor who was dismissed by the now embattled head of Fox News is reportedly peddling a memoir dishing about her experience at the network.

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    CPR7T1 Rainbow flag over the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben in London, England

    LGBT Equality for British Aristocrats

    LGBT Equality for British Aristocrats

    The age of equal LGBT rights is dawning—finally—on the vast inherited fortunes of the British aristocracy, following a landmark ruling that same-sex spouses will have the same inheritance rights as their conventionally-married peers at one of the ...

    A future gay widow of one of England’s most stately piles will have the same rights as their heterosexual peers, following a landmark court ruling. But David Furnish will never get a...

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    BPD68H BARBARA HERSHEY & BETTE MIDLER BEACHES (1988)

    ‘Beaches’: Marshall’s Weepy Masterpiece

    ‘Beaches’: Marshall’s Weepy Masterpiece

    A few years back, the 92nd Street Y in New York had the ingenious idea of having a Beaches “cry-along.”The idea was, as the title suggests, that the 92Y Downtown would screen Garry Marshall’s 1988 movie for its most dedicated fans, who know that B...

    ‘Pretty Woman’ is his best-known film, but Garry Marshall’s ‘Beaches’ reinvented the weepy for modern times. It will make you sob every time you see it.

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    The Wisconsin school handing out ID bracelets so teachers can police trans student bathroom useage

    Bathroom Band ‘Forced’ on Trans Student

    Bathroom Band ‘Forced’ on Trans Student

    A federal Title IX lawsuit filed in Wisconsin on Tuesday alleges that the Kenosha Unified School District instructed guidance counselors to have Ash Whitaker, a 16-year old transgender boy, and “any other transgender students at the school” wear “...

    A trans student and his family are suing a Wisconsin school district, claiming officials wanted him to wear a green wristband to ‘monitor and enforce’ which bathroom he could use.

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    CPR7T1 Rainbow flag over the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben in London, England

    LGBT Equality for British Aristocrats

    LGBT Equality for British Aristocrats

    The age of equal LGBT rights is dawning—finally—on the vast inherited fortunes of the British aristocracy, following a landmark ruling that same-sex spouses will have the same inheritance rights as their conventionally-married peers at one of the ...

    A future gay widow of one of England’s most stately piles will have the same rights as their heterosexual peers, following a landmark court ruling. But David Furnish will never get a...

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