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    People protest through a security fence outside of the Wells Fargo Center, venue of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, during march holding signs in support of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during a protest outside the DNC, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  / AFP / Patrick T. Fallon        (Photo credit should read PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Bernie’s Revolution Goes Down Screaming

    Bernie’s Revolution Goes Down Screaming

    PHILADELPHIA — Moments after the convention was gaveled into session, Hillary Keyes, a Bernie Sanders delegate, broke down crying.“I’ve never been more inspired by someone in my entire life,” Keyes said as tears welled behind her glasses. She’d be...

    Sanders preached unity from the DNC pulpit. After a day of protesting, some of his most devout revolutionaries—slowly but surely—began to come around.

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    DNC 2016: Truth-O-Metering Day One

    DNC 2016: Truth-O-Metering Day One

    The Democratic National Convention kicked off Monday in Philadelphia, with boos and shouts from Bernie Sanders supporters disappointed in Hillary Clinton as the presumptive party nominee.Saying “no one else is more disappointed than myself” in his...

    Did slaves really build the White House, as Michelle Obama claims? And are America’s family-leave policies stuck in the ‘Mad Men’ era? PolitiFact weighs in.

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    Bernie Sanders supporters gesture with their mouths taped during Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016. / AFP / Robyn BECK        (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    DNC Protesters Want Hillary in Jail

    DNC Protesters Want Hillary in Jail

    PHILADELPHIA — Hillary's party is off to a more disastrous start than Donald’s.Many observers predicted that the Republican National Convention would be a calamity—with Ohio’s open-gun laws and white supremacists bringing the potential for ch...

    Sanders supporters were out in full force on Monday, dwarfing any demonstration seen at the RNC.

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    People protest through a security fence outside of the Wells Fargo Center, venue of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, during march holding signs in support of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during a protest outside the DNC, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  / AFP / Patrick T. Fallon        (Photo credit should read PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Bernie’s Revolution Goes Down Screaming

    Bernie’s Revolution Goes Down Screaming

    PHILADELPHIA — Moments after the convention was gaveled into session, Hillary Keyes, a Bernie Sanders delegate, broke down crying.“I’ve never been more inspired by someone in my entire life,” Keyes said as tears welled behind her glasses. She’d be...

    Sanders preached unity from the DNC pulpit. After a day of protesting, some of his most devout revolutionaries—slowly but surely—began to come around.

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    A man photographs a mural on a restaurant wall depicting US  Presidential hopeful Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin greeting each other with a kiss in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius on May 13, 2016.
Kestutis Girnius, associate professor of the Institute of International Relations and Political Science in Vilnius university, told AFP -This graffiti expresses the fear of some Lithuanians that Donald Trump is likely to kowtow to Vladimir Putin and be indifferent to Lithuanias security concerns. Trump has notoriously stated that Putin is a strong leader, and that NATO is obsolete and expensive. 
 / AFP / Petras Malukas        (Photo credit should read PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Trump-Putin Bromance Goes Deep

    The Trump-Putin Bromance Goes Deep

    Monday morning, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump seemed to endorse speculation that the Russians were behind Wikileaks’ publication of some 20,000 internal Democratic National Committee emails, and suggest a motive: Vladimir Putin’s fo...

    The reality-show developer says he’s “always felt fine about Putin. He's a strong leader. He's a powerful leader.”

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    The ArcelorMittal steel mill complex stands in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Friday, June 24, 2016. Benchmark U.S. rates for steel surged 73 percent this year as demand improved and the government imposed extra penalties aimed at preventing producers in China and other nations from dumping material.

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

    The United States has always been a nation of entrepreneurs, the upstarts who take risks and challenge the established order so they can build a better life. But Americans today are less likely to change jobs, relocate, or start a company than in ...

    The next president will face an imminent challenge: the nation’s marked decline in new job and business creation is one of the fundamental dilemmas of our time.

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    Entertainment

    Sam Bee: How Roger Ailes Got Screwed

    Sam Bee: How Roger Ailes Got Screwed

    There is so much news happening right now that the best part of Monday night’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee did not even air on television.With the Democratic National Convention underway in Philadelphia, Samantha Bee strangely decided to keep h...

    The ‘Full Frontal’ host couldn’t help but get in one last jab at Roger Ailes, who resigned from Fox News in disgrace last week.

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    Actress Marni Nixon arrives at the TCM Classic film Festival opening night and World premiere of the newly restored "An american in Paris" on April 28, 2011 in Hollywood, California

    Marni Nixon’s Powerful, Invisible Voice

    Marni Nixon’s Powerful, Invisible Voice

    We’ve all heard Marni Nixon’s voice. But only some of us have heard her story.Even though you probably couldn’t pick her face out in a crowd, Marni Nixon might have been the most important performer in the Hollywood movie musical boom of the ’50s ...

    Nixon, who died Sunday, dubbed the singing voices for Natalie Wood, Audrey Hepburn, and Deborah Kerr. Here’s why you never saw her face—and why you need to hear her story.

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    Why Is Chloë Grace Moretz at the DNC?

    Why Is Chloë Grace Moretz at the DNC?

    Last week, Hillary Clinton chose to play it safe. When faced with the question of who was most qualified to campaign alongside her, to speak to her qualifications and extol her virtues, HRC dug deep into a bag of inoffensive options and came up wi...

    The noted Kardashian hater’s primetime presence at the Democratic National Convention reflects Hillary Clinton’s feminist blind spot.

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    John Oliver Exposes Donald Trump

    John Oliver Exposes Donald Trump

    “This is a dictatorship and I’m the dictator. There’s no voting and there’s no jury.”Donald Trump delivered this line, straight-faced, on his NBC series The Apprentice. And Sunday night, John Oliver aired the prophetic clip on his HBO program Last...

    The host of ‘Last Week Tonight’ was back with a vengeance, ripping Trump’s terrifying Republican National Convention and unearthing a damning clip describing his approach.

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    Actress Marni Nixon arrives at the TCM Classic film Festival opening night and World premiere of the newly restored "An american in Paris" on April 28, 2011 in Hollywood, California

    Marni Nixon’s Powerful, Invisible Voice

    Marni Nixon’s Powerful, Invisible Voice

    We’ve all heard Marni Nixon’s voice. But only some of us have heard her story.Even though you probably couldn’t pick her face out in a crowd, Marni Nixon might have been the most important performer in the Hollywood movie musical boom of the ’50s ...

    Nixon, who died Sunday, dubbed the singing voices for Natalie Wood, Audrey Hepburn, and Deborah Kerr. Here’s why you never saw her face—and why you need to hear her story.

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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)

    ‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes on Abortion

    ‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes on Abortion

    When Raphael Bob-Waksberg steps out of his writers’ room to call me, the third season of his devastatingly funny animated series BoJack Horseman is less than 24 hours away from its release on Netflix. “I’m excited and nervous and nauseated and thr...

    TV’s funniest Hollywood satire is back for a third season on Netflix. We spoke to the show’s creator about how it all came together.

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    Comedian Bassem Youssef discusses "The Democracy HandbookÓ with AOL Build at AOL Studios In New York on July 6, 2016 in New York City.

    The Muslim Host Taking on Trumpsters

    The Muslim Host Taking on Trumpsters

    In his native Egypt, Bassem Youssef weathered cardiac surgery, the Arab Spring, and government-ordered arrest. Little did he know it was all survival training for the deluge of lunacy that awaited him in America. I’m talking, of course, about the ...

    He fled from his native Egypt after running afoul of the country’s censors, and now ‘Egypt’s Jon Stewart’ is ready to take on the U.S.A.

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    MARGOT ROBBIE as Harley Quinn in Warner Bros. Pictures' action adventure "SUICIDE SQUAD," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

    Superheroines Rule at Comic-Con

    Superheroines Rule at Comic-Con

    Days after hateful trolls came after Leslie Jones over Ghostbusters, waging—and losing—a misogynistic Twitter war over the lady ’buster reboot, women took center stage at the biggest pop culture event of the year to claim their rightful place in g...

    Just as women-hating geeks are waging a war against the all-female ‘Ghostbusters,’ the 2016 edition of San Diego Comic-Con was all about the kickass ladies.

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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)

    ‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes on Abortion

    ‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes on Abortion

    When Raphael Bob-Waksberg steps out of his writers’ room to call me, the third season of his devastatingly funny animated series BoJack Horseman is less than 24 hours away from its release on Netflix. “I’m excited and nervous and nauseated and thr...

    TV’s funniest Hollywood satire is back for a third season on Netflix. We spoke to the show’s creator about how it all came together.

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    World News

    Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova who runs under a neutral flag leaves the track after suffering an injury in a women's 800m heat during the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Wednesday, July 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

    Olympics Surrenders Integrity to Russia

    Olympics Surrenders Integrity to Russia

    The International Olympic Committee just cast a devastating shadow over its own showpiece event that will linger long after the world’s athletes return home from Rio.Faced with a clear-cut case of institutionalized, systematic cheating, the IOC wa...

    Deplorable Olympic bosses have tainted the legacy of the entire sporting movement by failing to stand up to Russia’s blatant cheating.

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    The White Christians myth

    The Myth of ‘White’ Christianity

    The Myth of ‘White’ Christianity

    On the first day of the Republican National Convention congressman Steve King suggested that white people had been responsible for humanity’s greatest achievements including, among other things, the spread of Christianity. 
It came about during an...

    Despite what one prominent Donald Trump supporter claims, the success of Christianity had very little to do with what many Trump supporters would see as white people.

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    How Vladimir Putin's Spies Hid Olympic Athlete Doping

    How Putin’s Spies Hid Athlete Doping

    How Putin’s Spies Hid Athlete Doping

    MOSCOW — That the Russian Federal Security Service, the famous FSB, is out of control is not a surprise to many people here. But the damage it’s doing to Russia’s standing in the world — and to itself — is really quite extraordinary.The most recen...

    Even the old guard of the Russian secret services is embarrassed by recent scandals among the FSB’s ‘gilded youth.’

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    U.S. Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the American Federation of Teachers conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 18, 2016.

    What Hillary Got Wrong About the World

    What Hillary Got Wrong About the World

    America was supposed to make big changes while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. Clinton would spearhead a reset in U.S.-Russia relations. She’d usher in an era of new, internet-enabled democratic activism. And rather than focus on protracte...

    As DNC 2016 begins, many of Secretary Clinton’s signature causes are now a problem for candidate Hillary.

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    The White Christians myth

    The Myth of ‘White’ Christianity

    The Myth of ‘White’ Christianity

    On the first day of the Republican National Convention congressman Steve King suggested that white people had been responsible for humanity’s greatest achievements including, among other things, the spread of Christianity. 
It came about during an...

    Despite what one prominent Donald Trump supporter claims, the success of Christianity had very little to do with what many Trump supporters would see as white people.

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    C3R5R6 General James Wolfe on the Heights of Abraham

    French Troops Lost America in 20 Minutes

    French Troops Lost America in 20 Minutes

    Go there at dawn.The Plains of Abraham are located in what is now downtown Quebec City, Canada, immediately adjacent to the Citadel of Quebec and the walls of the Old City.While the open spaces of this aesthetically pleasing park are easy on the e...

    How French hubris determined the fate of North America.

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    IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde attends a news conference after a seminar on the international financial architecture in Paris, France, March 31, 2016.

    Christine Lagarde to Face Trial

    Christine Lagarde to Face Trial

    PARIS—She has been praised in the press as the "rock star" of the International Monetary Fund, but on Friday France's highest appeals court ordered IMF boss Christine Lagarde to stand trial on corruption charges in relation to a mul...

    For years Christine Lagarde has been dogged by a corruption scandal involving an illegal payout to a sleazy tycoon. Now that she has been ordered to stand trial, will the IMF chief b...

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    MUNICH, GERMANY - JULY 22:  Police officers respond to a shooting at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum (OEZ) at July 22, 2016 in Munich, Germany.  According to reports, several people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a shooting at a shopping centre in the north-western Moosach district in Munich. Police are hunting the attacker or attackers who are thought to be still at large. (Photo by Joerg Koch/Getty Images)

    Munich Shooting Spree: 10 Dead

    Munich Shooting Spree: 10 Dead

    Ten people are dead and 21 others injured—three of them in life-threatening conditions—following a shooting at the Olympia shopping center in Munich, Germany, the Bavarian interior ministry confirmed Friday afternoon. Some of the fatalties were “a...

    Twenty-one injured and 10 dead, including teenagers and a single shooter, in a killing spree in a Munich shopping center.

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    C3R5R6 General James Wolfe on the Heights of Abraham

    French Troops Lost America in 20 Minutes

    French Troops Lost America in 20 Minutes

    Go there at dawn.The Plains of Abraham are located in what is now downtown Quebec City, Canada, immediately adjacent to the Citadel of Quebec and the walls of the Old City.While the open spaces of this aesthetically pleasing park are easy on the e...

    How French hubris determined the fate of North America.

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    U.S.

    A school bus used for transporting New York City public school students is seen parked in front of a school in the Queens borough of New York January 15, 2013. New York City school bus drivers will go on strike on Wednesday, an action that Mayor Michael Bloomberg said would complicate the commute of more than 152,000 students in the nation's largest public school system. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION) - RTR3CHPW

    Bus Driver Gets No Jail for Raping Girl

    Bus Driver Gets No Jail for Raping Girl

    A Tennessee school bus driver has been sentenced to only serve probation after he pleaded guilty to raping a 15-year-old student as she allegedly cried “No!”Alexander Rodriguez, 35, was sentenced Friday to a four-year suspended sentence and 10 yea...

    Alexander Rodriguez pleaded guilty to forcing himself on a 15-year-old girl, but without her testimony, prosecutors say the best they could do was charge him with statutory rape and ...

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    A protester raises her fist during a rally organised to show support for the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, following recent police shootings in the U.S., in central Sydney, Australia, July 16, 2016.

    Lawyer Could Go to Jail for BLM Pin

    Lawyer Could Go to Jail for BLM Pin

    When attorney Andrea Burton entered the courtroom to represent a client, she didn’t expect to be leaving in handcuffs. But when she refused a judge’s order to remove a Black Lives Matter pin last Friday, Burton found herself facing jail time.Judge...

    This attorney wouldn’t remove a Black Lives Matter pin. Now she’s facing five days in jail for contempt of court.

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    The ArcelorMittal steel mill complex stands in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Friday, June 24, 2016. Benchmark U.S. rates for steel surged 73 percent this year as demand improved and the government imposed extra penalties aimed at preventing producers in China and other nations from dumping material.

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

    The United States has always been a nation of entrepreneurs, the upstarts who take risks and challenge the established order so they can build a better life. But Americans today are less likely to change jobs, relocate, or start a company than in ...

    The next president will face an imminent challenge: the nation’s marked decline in new job and business creation is one of the fundamental dilemmas of our time.

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    A school bus used for transporting New York City public school students is seen parked in front of a school in the Queens borough of New York January 15, 2013. New York City school bus drivers will go on strike on Wednesday, an action that Mayor Michael Bloomberg said would complicate the commute of more than 152,000 students in the nation's largest public school system. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION) - RTR3CHPW

    Bus Driver Gets No Jail for Raping Girl

    Bus Driver Gets No Jail for Raping Girl

    A Tennessee school bus driver has been sentenced to only serve probation after he pleaded guilty to raping a 15-year-old student as she allegedly cried “No!”Alexander Rodriguez, 35, was sentenced Friday to a four-year suspended sentence and 10 yea...

    Alexander Rodriguez pleaded guilty to forcing himself on a 15-year-old girl, but without her testimony, prosecutors say the best they could do was charge him with statutory rape and ...

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    Oklahoma sheriff sold meth, questioned in missing persons cases

    Meth, Strippers, and a Missing Teen

    Meth, Strippers, and a Missing Teen

    Molly Miller was only 17 when she vanished in a police chase down a rural Oklahoma road. She was riding in a car driven by a local meth-head, James Conn Nipp, and he gunned it at 120 mph to leave cops in the dust.Nipp was allegedly the last person...

    An Oklahoma sheriff allegedly let his son deal meth from his police car, rounded up women for stripteases—and covered up a missing-persons case.

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    July 23, 2016 - Los Angeles, California, U.S. - The Sand Fire burns in the Angeles National Forest Saturday under triple digit heat. The fire had burned 20,000 acres by Saturday evening and was 10% contained as firefighters battled low humidity, shifting wind, and high temperatures. An unknown number of structures were lost. (Credit Image: © Stuart Palley via ZUMA Wire) (Newscom TagID: zumaglobalfour428121.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

    Gigantic Wildfire Rages Near L.A.

    Gigantic Wildfire Rages Near L.A.

    Fire is engulfing the mountains north of L.A. as suburbs are coated with ash raining from the sky.

    Fire is engulfing the mountains north of L.A. as suburbs are coated with ash raining from the sky.

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    Tech + Health

    police and autism

    To Be Brown, Autistic, and Policed

    To Be Brown, Autistic, and Policed

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

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

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

    GOP’s Despicable Fetal Cremation Laws

    GOP’s Despicable Fetal Cremation Laws

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

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

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    A woman rides in a water chute.

    ‘Heat Dome’ to Fry the U.S.?

    ‘Heat Dome’ to Fry the U.S.?

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

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

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

    Twitter’s Never Going to Stop Trolls

    Twitter’s Never Going to Stop Trolls

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

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

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    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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    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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    Arts + Culture

    DE5HBP Ghent Altarpiece (Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, completed 1432) by Jan van Eyck at Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent. Flemish region,

    The Painting Hitler Fought For

    The Painting Hitler Fought For

    In 1432, Jan van Eyck put the finishing touches on the large masterpiece that he began with his brother years earlier.The lesser known Hubert van Eyck didn’t live to see the completed magnificence of the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, which consist...

    The Ghent Altarpiece is one of the world’s most abused and threatened artworks, even becoming the center of a tug of love between Hitler and Goring.

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     Arthur Bispo do Rosário's sailboat

    How To Make Hoarding Into Art

    How To Make Hoarding Into Art

    While the rest of the art world remains in thrall to the whims of wealthy collectors, the New Museum in Manhattan is celebrating a different kind of collector: the ragpicker, the personal archivist, the obsessive-compulsive hoarder of stuff—some o...

    With more than 4,000 objects, ‘The Keeper’ is a sprawling, four-floor exhibit at New York’s New Museum devoted to the art of collecting things.

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    Absolutely Fabulous Movie

    Sweetie Darling, ‘AbFab’ Blazes Back

    Sweetie Darling, ‘AbFab’ Blazes Back

    If you miss, oh-so-very-much, the brilliance of the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, Season 1 (1992), then the just-released movie—starring Jennifer Saunders as Edina and Joanna Lumley as Patsy—will warm many cockles.The film, best watched with hol...

    Edina and Patsy are back to their boozing, misbehaving best in ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.’

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    (L-R) Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump attend the ground breaking of the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Building in Washington July 23, 2014. The $200 million transformation of the Old Post Office Building into a Trump hotel is scheduled for completion in 2016.

    From Camelot To Shamelot

    From Camelot To Shamelot

    The Trump apotheosis, which climaxed last night in Cleveland, is a sign of the spectacular decline of American royalty as well as a symptom of the disastrous degeneration of American democracy.Much was said a half-century ago about how charismatic...

    Watching the glossy, shiny reality TV-friendly Trumps in action this week in Cleveland reminds us, depressingly, just how debased American democracy has become.

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     Arthur Bispo do Rosário's sailboat

    How To Make Hoarding Into Art

    How To Make Hoarding Into Art

    While the rest of the art world remains in thrall to the whims of wealthy collectors, the New Museum in Manhattan is celebrating a different kind of collector: the ragpicker, the personal archivist, the obsessive-compulsive hoarder of stuff—some o...

    With more than 4,000 objects, ‘The Keeper’ is a sprawling, four-floor exhibit at New York’s New Museum devoted to the art of collecting things.

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    Prince George Gives Lupo Lick Of Gelato

    Prince George Gives Lupo Lick Of Gelato

    Prince George turns 3 today, and to mark the occasion the palace have released four photographs of the young princeling doing his best impression of any other middle(ton) class kid, dressed in a relaxed T-shirt and shorts.In one of the images he i...

    Is it gross to give your dog a lick of your ice cream? Prince George clearly doesn’t think so, as these adorable new shots to mark his third birthday make clear.

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    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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    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Why Ronaldo Can’t Keep His Clothes On

    Why Ronaldo Can’t Keep His Clothes On

    The soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo is, indisputably, the deep-tan color of unctuous gravy. He is always the color of unctuous gravy. A pale Ronaldo would probably signal the end of the world.But he wears his gravy so well, and this week his studl...

    The Portuguese soccer star knows he is a brand and that his sexy body is central to that brand—but while he loves to display his six-pack, he reveals nothing else.

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    Prince George Gives Lupo Lick Of Gelato

    Prince George Gives Lupo Lick Of Gelato

    Prince George turns 3 today, and to mark the occasion the palace have released four photographs of the young princeling doing his best impression of any other middle(ton) class kid, dressed in a relaxed T-shirt and shorts.In one of the images he i...

    Is it gross to give your dog a lick of your ice cream? Prince George clearly doesn’t think so, as these adorable new shots to mark his third birthday make clear.

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