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    Trump Pollster: these 5 Counties That Won Trump the White House

    Trump’s Pollster: 5 Counties Won It

    Trump’s Pollster: 5 Counties Won It

    Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, referred to her candidate’s electoral win as a “landslide” earlier this week. But the campaign’s top pollster, veteran Tony Fabrizio said just five counties made the difference: four in Flo...

    This wasn’t a “landslide,” Tony Fabrizio says, it was a squeaker—and James Comey helped pull the Republican across the finish line.

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    Alt-Right Is Its Own Kind of Hate Group

    Alt-Right Is Its Own Kind of Hate Group

    The only problem with the recent efforts to curtail use of the name “alt-right” is that they misunderstand what words are and how they interact with reality. The efforts are often based on a faulty understanding of the movement and the dangers it ...

    Is calling the alt-right by its preferred name capitulation? Maybe. But we should also recognize that while white supremacist, it’s not quite the same thing as the neo-Nazis.

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    Donald Trump

    Trump Can’t Stop Whining About Hillary

    Trump Can’t Stop Whining About Hillary

    He reflected on the joy of fighting his opponent. He said that protesters who burned flags must face consequences. He announced a high-level cabinet pick ahead of schedule on national television. He said that foreign leaders marveled at his succes...

    Despite having won the presidency, Donald Trump is still airing grievances.

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    Trump Pollster: these 5 Counties That Won Trump the White House

    Trump’s Pollster: 5 Counties Won It

    Trump’s Pollster: 5 Counties Won It

    Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, referred to her candidate’s electoral win as a “landslide” earlier this week. But the campaign’s top pollster, veteran Tony Fabrizio said just five counties made the difference: four in Flo...

    This wasn’t a “landslide,” Tony Fabrizio says, it was a squeaker—and James Comey helped pull the Republican across the finish line.

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    Trump Picks Mattis as Defense Chief

    Trump Picks Mattis as Defense Chief

    Donald Trump is going to be sending a ‘Mad Dog’ to run the Pentagon.President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday night that retired Marine General James Mattis would be his Secretary of Defense, making him only the second general to lead the de...

    The respected retired four-star general would need a special waiver from Congress to assume the post, and would be only the second general in U.S. history to lead the department.

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    everyone who died in Sheriff Clark's Milwaukee jail

    Why Is My Sister Dead, Sheriff Clarke?

    Why Is My Sister Dead, Sheriff Clarke?

    MILWAUKEE—On July 18, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. strode onto the stage of the Republican National Convention. In a fiery speech, he called Black Lives Matter protests “anarchy,” praised Donald Trump’s “belief in our American system ...

    The Milwaukee County sheriff might become homeland security secretary. But relatives of three inmates and a baby can’t get answers for why they died in his jail.

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    Conan O'Brien

    Conan’s Next Stop: Trump’s America

    Conan’s Next Stop: Trump’s America

    It began with Cuba. After President Obama opened up relations with the country in 2015, Conan O’Brien decided to take his TBS show there for a special episode, making him the first late-night host to film in Cuba since 1962. In the nearly two year...

    After taking his late-night show around the world, Conan O’Brien is planning a trip to Middle America to find common humanity with Trump voters.

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    Johnny Depp’s Disturbing ‘Sauvage’ Ads

    Johnny Depp’s Disturbing ‘Sauvage’ Ads

    Johnny Depp is driving through the desert, single-minded and a little bit unhinged. He recklessly slams the brakes, careening his car into the sands. He gets out and pulls a shovel out of his trunk. This may sound like an explosive TMZ video, but ...

    The hypermasculine ads—tagline: ‘Wild at heart’—are gracing billboards and TV commercials across the world while Depp’s accuser, ex-wife Amber Heard, has released a domestic-violence...

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    Jackie

    ‘Jackie’: One of America’s Darkest Hours

    ‘Jackie’: One of America’s Darkest Hours

    Just one week after John F. Kennedy was assassinated next to her in Dallas, Jacqueline Kennedy summoned a journalist to her family’s home in Hyannisport, Massachusetts, and single-handedly created the mythology of the Kennedys as America’s “Camelo...

    In the new film ‘Jackie,’ screenwriter Noah Oppenheim gives us a new perspective on that tragic week in 1963.

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    Nov 26, 2016; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) scrambles out of the pocket against the Auburn Tigers during the second quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

    2016 NCAA Conference Championships Live

    2016 NCAA Conference Championships Live

    If you didn’t get enough football Thanksgiving weekend, don’t fret—this weekend’s lineup is back-to-back action for the 2016 NCAA Conference Championships. On Friday, December 2nd, sports fans can catch the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and PAC-12...

    Live stream the 2016 NCAA College Football Conference Championships this weekend and catch the top teams in the Big 12 Conference play on Saturday.

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    Johnny depp

    Johnny Depp’s Disturbing ‘Sauvage’ Ads

    Johnny Depp’s Disturbing ‘Sauvage’ Ads

    Johnny Depp is driving through the desert, single-minded and a little bit unhinged. He recklessly slams the brakes, careening his car into the sands. He gets out and pulls a shovel out of his trunk. This may sound like an explosive TMZ video, but ...

    The hypermasculine ads—tagline: ‘Wild at heart’—are gracing billboards and TV commercials across the world while Depp’s accuser, ex-wife Amber Heard, has released a domestic-violence...

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    \Sekekama and members of the Marsh Pride stand together on Savute Marsh.

    The Real-Life ‘Game of Thrones’

    The Real-Life ‘Game of Thrones’

    “The following program might not be suitable for all viewers.”It’s a disclaimer that TV viewers are more likely to associate with a gritty HBO series or cable drama, not a wildlife docuseries. But that’s exactly the point of Savage Kingdom.While t...

    Warring clans engage in a bloody struggle for power. Sound familiar? Forget Westeros. ‘Savage Kingdom’ reveals the bloody, gritty drama of nature’s true Circle of Life.

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    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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    Van Jones: Don’t Give Trump a ‘Pass’

    Van Jones: Don’t Give Trump a ‘Pass’

    It’s been just over three weeks since Van Jones nearly broke down in tears live on CNN during the network’s Election Night coverage, and he seemed to be in a better mood when he sat down with the hosts of The View Thursday morning. But that doesn’...

    CNN’s Van Jones explains what he meant by “whitelash” on Election Night.

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    \Sekekama and members of the Marsh Pride stand together on Savute Marsh.

    The Real-Life ‘Game of Thrones’

    The Real-Life ‘Game of Thrones’

    “The following program might not be suitable for all viewers.”It’s a disclaimer that TV viewers are more likely to associate with a gritty HBO series or cable drama, not a wildlife docuseries. But that’s exactly the point of Savage Kingdom.While t...

    Warring clans engage in a bloody struggle for power. Sound familiar? Forget Westeros. ‘Savage Kingdom’ reveals the bloody, gritty drama of nature’s true Circle of Life.

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    World News

    The revolver with which French poet Paul Verlaine tried to kill his lover Arthur Rimbaud is displayed at Christie's auction house before the most famous gun in French literature goes under the hammer in Paris on November 30, 2016. / AFP / Thomas SAMSON        (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

    $500K for Literature’s Most Famous Gun

    $500K for Literature’s Most Famous Gun

    PARIS — Who knew that the weapon in a botched crime of passion could be so valuable?Certainly not the legendary Symbolist poet Paul Verlaine, who brandished a 7mm six-shooter at his teenage lover, the infamous bad boy of French letters, Arthur Rim...

    A tumultuous love affair, a drunken brawl, Leonardo DiCaprio, and a six-figure auction sale: The story of literature’s most famous gun.

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    How Assad Helped Create ISIS

    Assad Henchman: Here’s How We Built ISIS

    Assad Henchman: Here’s How We Built ISIS

    In his first interview after winning the presidency, Donald Trump hinted that he will shift policy in the Syria conflict from one of support for the moderate opposition to collaboration with the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. “Syria is fight...

    The Syrian regime’s collusion with the terrorists of the so-called Islamic State goes back a decade.

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    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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    Thailand Prodigal Prince becomes King

    Thailand’s Prodigal Prince to be King

    Thailand’s Prodigal Prince to be King

    BANGKOK — Thailand’s national assembly has invited Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become king, succeeding his father who died last month. He is expected to accept, be proclaimed monarch this week, and be crowned a year hence, at the end of th...

    After multiple marriages, family feuds, and much of his life spent living in Bavaria, Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is coming home.

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    How Assad Helped Create ISIS

    Assad Henchman: Here’s How We Built ISIS

    Assad Henchman: Here’s How We Built ISIS

    In his first interview after winning the presidency, Donald Trump hinted that he will shift policy in the Syria conflict from one of support for the moderate opposition to collaboration with the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. “Syria is fight...

    The Syrian regime’s collusion with the terrorists of the so-called Islamic State goes back a decade.

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    FILE PHOTO - Players of Chapecoense celebrate after their match against San Lorenzo at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, November 23, 2016.  An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including Brazilian football team Chapecoense, crashed in central Colombia, the country's civil aviation association said on its website on November 29, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo - RTSTRKC

    Plane Crash Wipes Out Brazilian Team

    Plane Crash Wipes Out Brazilian Team

    One of Brazil’s most talented and exciting soccer teams has been virtually wiped out after a plane carrying the team to its first major cup final crashed in Colombia.The entire Chapecoense soccer team from southern Brazil were among the 81 passeng...

    A fairytale season has ended in tragedy as the team flew to take part in the first major final in its history.

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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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    FILE PHOTO - Players of Chapecoense celebrate after their match against San Lorenzo at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, November 23, 2016.  An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including Brazilian football team Chapecoense, crashed in central Colombia, the country's civil aviation association said on its website on November 29, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo - RTSTRKC

    Plane Crash Wipes Out Brazilian Team

    Plane Crash Wipes Out Brazilian Team

    One of Brazil’s most talented and exciting soccer teams has been virtually wiped out after a plane carrying the team to its first major cup final crashed in Colombia.The entire Chapecoense soccer team from southern Brazil were among the 81 passeng...

    A fairytale season has ended in tragedy as the team flew to take part in the first major final in its history.

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    U.S.

    Lawsuit accuses former prison chaplain of sexual assault in Newport, Arkansas

    Inmate: Prison Chaplain Raped Me Weekly

    Inmate: Prison Chaplain Raped Me Weekly

    He promised spiritual counseling and a shot at parole. But for years, Kenneth Dewitt, the aging chaplain at an Arkansas lockup, called female prisoners to his office for “special training” and raped them instead.Dewitt was sentenced to five years ...

    An Arkansas chaplain assaulted female inmates on a weekly basis during private ‘prayer sessions’—and one victim says other officials helped him get away with it.

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    Luis Lorenzo Vargas is overcome with emotion in court during a hearing for his possible release in Los Angeles, California November 23, 2015. A Los Angeles judge on Monday overturned the conviction of a man who spent 16 years in prison for sexual assault, after new DNA evidence cleared him of the crimes and linked them to the so-called "Teardrop Rapist," the California Innocence Project said.

    LAPD Made Him Into the ‘Teardrop Rapist’

    LAPD Made Him Into the ‘Teardrop Rapist’

    LOS ANGELES—Teresa tries to forget the Teardrop Rapist.“No girl should go through that,” she told The Daily Beast in an exclusive interview, far removed from where she was attacked two decades ago.Of course, there’s no forgetting what happened to ...

    Luis Vargas had the same kind of tattoo as the monster attacking teen girls, and cops used it to lock him up for 16 years while the real rapist roamed.

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    everyone who died in Sheriff Clark's Milwaukee jail

    Why Is My Sister Dead, Sheriff Clarke?

    Why Is My Sister Dead, Sheriff Clarke?

    MILWAUKEE—On July 18, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. strode onto the stage of the Republican National Convention. In a fiery speech, he called Black Lives Matter protests “anarchy,” praised Donald Trump’s “belief in our American system ...

    The Milwaukee County sheriff might become homeland security secretary. But relatives of three inmates and a baby can’t get answers for why they died in his jail.

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    Lawsuit accuses former prison chaplain of sexual assault in Newport, Arkansas

    Inmate: Prison Chaplain Raped Me Weekly

    Inmate: Prison Chaplain Raped Me Weekly

    He promised spiritual counseling and a shot at parole. But for years, Kenneth Dewitt, the aging chaplain at an Arkansas lockup, called female prisoners to his office for “special training” and raped them instead.Dewitt was sentenced to five years ...

    An Arkansas chaplain assaulted female inmates on a weekly basis during private ‘prayer sessions’—and one victim says other officials helped him get away with it.

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    closing arguments from Slager

    Slager Defense Wraps by Blaming Victim

    Slager Defense Wraps by Blaming Victim

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina—A defense lawyer claimed his client was unfairly made a “poster boy” for police misconduct.A prosecutor countered that Michael Slager wrongfully killed an unarmed man who repeatedly tried to flee custody and posed no dan...

    Was Walter Scott to blame for his own police shooting? Or did cop Michael Slager murder a fleeing unarmed man who posed no danger? Those were the closing arguments Wednesday.

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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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    Tech

    Here's How Trump Kills Net Neutrality

    Trump Team Wants to End Net Neutrality

    Trump Team Wants to End Net Neutrality

    Donald Trump has tapped two telecommunications lobbyists to head his FCC transition team. That’s bad news for net neutrality, the policy that says internet service providers must treat all data equally.Last Monday, Trump named Jeffrey Eisenach and...

    The principle that internet service providers should treat data equally was championed by the Obama administration, but corporate lackeys are set to overturn that on the FCC.

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    Fake facebook news

    Here’s How to Fix Facebook’s Fake News

    Here’s How to Fix Facebook’s Fake News

    For those of us who (despite a big blow to our confidence) still believe in the power of ideas to generate good, Facebook’s fake news problem should be a lightning rod.Nobody wins in a system that rewards lying. If stories stating that Pope Franci...

    Transparent algorithms and unfiltered newsfeeds may not be enough to fix the digital delivery systems that have made fake news a fixture. What’s needed is a software overhaul.

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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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    Fake facebook news

    Here’s How to Fix Facebook’s Fake News

    Here’s How to Fix Facebook’s Fake News

    For those of us who (despite a big blow to our confidence) still believe in the power of ideas to generate good, Facebook’s fake news problem should be a lightning rod.Nobody wins in a system that rewards lying. If stories stating that Pope Franci...

    Transparent algorithms and unfiltered newsfeeds may not be enough to fix the digital delivery systems that have made fake news a fixture. What’s needed is a software overhaul.

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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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    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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    President, founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a Reuters interview at the University of Bogota January 14, 2015. Facebook Inc on Wednesday launched a mobile phone application that gives Colombian users free access to a handful of online services, broadening Zuckerberg's effort to boost Internet usage in developing markets.

    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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    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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    Arts + Culture

    Interview with author Mark Shriver, author of new biography of Pope Francis

    The Pope Prepares for President Trump

    The Pope Prepares for President Trump

    Mark Kennedy Shriver, whose deeply Catholic family has been enjoying private audiences with popes for decades, pulled every string he could think of, including enlisting the help of two cardinals, in order to land an interview with the subject of ...

    Mark Kennedy Shriver, author of a new book about Pope Francis, says the pontiff is not necessarily opposed to Donald Trump: ‘He’s teaching. He is also challenging.’

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    Hipster Dads Want to Be Called ‘Papa’

    Hipster Dads Now Want to Be Called Papa

    Hipster Dads Now Want to Be Called Papa

    Last year, the writer Elissa Strauss reported that cool, modern mothers have adopted “mama” as their go-to maternal sobriquet because “mom” and “mommy” are too associated with stereotypes about motherhood (as one Brooklyn mother put it, the terms ...

    After the vogue for ‘mama’ comes the attempt to supplant ‘dad’ with ‘papa.’ Will it sweep the country—or stay in Brooklyn?

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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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    Hipster Dads Want to Be Called ‘Papa’

    Hipster Dads Now Want to Be Called Papa

    Hipster Dads Now Want to Be Called Papa

    Last year, the writer Elissa Strauss reported that cool, modern mothers have adopted “mama” as their go-to maternal sobriquet because “mom” and “mommy” are too associated with stereotypes about motherhood (as one Brooklyn mother put it, the terms ...

    After the vogue for ‘mama’ comes the attempt to supplant ‘dad’ with ‘papa.’ Will it sweep the country—or stay in Brooklyn?

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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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    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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    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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