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    Indiana voters go to the polls in Indianapolis, Indiana May 3, 2016.

    Who Won the 2016 Indiana Primary?

    Who Won the 2016 Indiana Primary?

    The Hoosier State will vote Tuesday, May 3, in both the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries, with polls closing at 6 p.m. local time.The race is considered especially important on the GOP side because a victory for Donald Trump would ...

    Ted Cruz makes what could be his final stand against Trump—who will win?

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    How This Indiana Prom One-Upped Trump

    How This Indiana Prom One-Upped Trump

    However the voting in Tuesday’s Indiana primary goes, one of the polling sites had another election six days before proving that America has never been greater.Portage High School is polling place No. 38 in Porter County for the Republican and Dem...

    At the same high school where Indianans will vote in the presidential primary Tuesday, students just selected a transgender teen as one of their finalists for prom queen.

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    In this April 26, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a rally at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown, Ind. Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are having a tough time attracting establishment Republican donors even as they intensify their efforts to derail the nomination of billionaire Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Cruz Seeks Divine Intervention

    Cruz Seeks Divine Intervention

    Hoosiers are Ted Cruz’s last hope. The near-universal consensus is that without a victory in Indiana’s Republican primary on May 3, Cruz will have no credible way of arguing that he could still snag the nomination. But if they give him a win, his ...

    The Texas senator needs a win in Indiana to stay relevant in the 2016 race, so he has enlisted the help of the three Gs: God, Glenn, and Gohmert.

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    Indiana voters go to the polls in Indianapolis, Indiana May 3, 2016.

    Who Won the 2016 Indiana Primary?

    Who Won the 2016 Indiana Primary?

    The Hoosier State will vote Tuesday, May 3, in both the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries, with polls closing at 6 p.m. local time.The race is considered especially important on the GOP side because a victory for Donald Trump would ...

    Ted Cruz makes what could be his final stand against Trump—who will win?

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    Trump's Next Card: Bill Clinton, Woman Hater

    Will Trump Play the Rape Card Next?

    Will Trump Play the Rape Card Next?

    Forget the woman card, Donald Trump is about to throw down the sexual assault card.Trump previewed his next attack in December, when Hillary Clinton called out his “penchant for sexism.” He shot back: “Be careful, Hillary, as you play the war on w...

    Feminists in the 1990s were willing to turn Monica Lewinsky into a punchline to protect Bill. Now The Donald, of all people, aims to hold Hillary to account.

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    Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., right, shakes hands with Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, to discuss criminal justice reform with a bipartisan group of senators. A long-awaited bipartisan proposal to cut mandatory prison sentences for nonviolent offenders and promote more early release from federal prisons is scheduled to be disclosed Thursday by an influential group of senators who hope to build on backing from conservatives, progressives and the White House. From left are, Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., Booker, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Scott, and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    A Bipartisan Way to Wage War on Poverty

    A Bipartisan Way to Wage War on Poverty

    Demagogues always do well in economic downturns, but this surreal presidential cycle has so far been defined by the rise of populist anger during an economic expansion.One reason why: The recovery from the Great Recession has not been equally dist...

    America’s two black senators have a plan to steer some of the $2.3 trillion sitting under our mattresses into communities starved for investment.

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    Radiohead Returns With ‘Burn the Witch’

    Radiohead Returns With ‘Burn the Witch’

    After Radiohead spent the bulk of Sunday learning how to disappear completely off social media (and subjecting itself to a litany of story ledes just like that one—look, everyone, I listened to Kid A, too!), the band returned late Monday with a my...

    It’s been five years since Radiohead released new music (save for that leaked Bond theme). “Burn the Witch,” is dark, moody, and strange. It’s everything you love about Radiohead.

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    Jimmy Kimmel Rips Sarah Palin.

    Kimmel Rips Sarah Palin’s Climate Denial

    Kimmel Rips Sarah Palin’s Climate Denial

    Sarah Palin has a new hobby. Over the past several weeks, the former Alaska governor turned reality TV star has been promoting a documentary called Climate Hustle that claims scientific consensus about a warming planet is nothing but a hoax.On Mon...

    Sarah Palin has been speaking out against climate change and Jimmy Kimmel has had it.

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    NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13:  Huge crowds line up for the Lottery to win $10 front-row seats to see the new Broadway musical Hamilton. The musical about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, whose face is depicted on the $10 bill, had their first preview at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on July 13, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)

    Hamilton: Broadway’s Priciest Show Ever

    Hamilton: Broadway’s Priciest Show Ever

    Nine months into what is unquestionably the most hyped Broadway show of all time, the average price of a ticket for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton is $1,200.At that price, the show stands alone as the most expensive show in Broadway history. The ne...

    Not only has it saved Alexander Hamilton from obscurity, it’s sold out until January 2017 and tickets are over $1,000, far and away the highest prices in Broadway history.

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    "Verdict" -- As Peter\'s trial begins, Alicia works desperately to keep her husband from returning to jail. Also, Diane and Lucca move aggressively to expand the law firm, but face serious opposition from David Lee, on THE GOOD WIFE, Sunday, May 1 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured  (L-R)  Alan Cumming as Eli Gold, Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick,  Chris Noth as Peter Florrick and Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart Photo: Jeff Neumann/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

    The Good Wife—and Husband—Say Goodbye

    The Good Wife—and Husband—Say Goodbye

    There was a poignant line in Sunday night’s penultimate episode of The Good Wife, the groundbreaking CBS drama that will end its seven-season run this weekend. Juliana Margulies’s Alicia Florrick is in a room alone with her husband Peter (Chris No...

    With days to go before the show’s finale, ‘Good Wife’ creators Robert and Michelle King on what to expect, the show’s female empowerment, and the education of Alicia Florrick.

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    Jimmy Kimmel Rips Sarah Palin.

    Kimmel Rips Sarah Palin’s Climate Denial

    Kimmel Rips Sarah Palin’s Climate Denial

    Sarah Palin has a new hobby. Over the past several weeks, the former Alaska governor turned reality TV star has been promoting a documentary called Climate Hustle that claims scientific consensus about a warming planet is nothing but a hoax.On Mon...

    Sarah Palin has been speaking out against climate change and Jimmy Kimmel has had it.

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    new GLAAD LGBT representation in Hollywood report

    GLAAD: ‘Star Wars’ Needs Gay Characters

    GLAAD: ‘Star Wars’ Needs Gay Characters

    The Bechdel Test, coined by celebrated lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel, measures whether or not a film has two female characters who talk with each other about something other than a man. Its lesser known LGBT analogue, the Vito Russo Test, gau...

    In its annual Studio Responsibility Index, GLAAD found that movies’ LGBT characters are still too often reduced to tokens and punchlines. One franchise ripe for inclusion? ‘Star Wars.’

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    Darden Refused to Watch ‘People v. O.J.’

    Darden Refused to Watch ‘People v. O.J.’

    Just because The People v. O.J. Simpson has been over for a month doesn’t mean the nation has suddenly lost interest in the trial of last century. The Ryan Murphy-helmed miniseries is poised to rack up Emmys and Golden Globes later this year and a...

    Former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Christopher Darden broke his silence on Today about the popular FX series—and played coy about rumors of a romance with Marcia Clark.

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    Game of Thrones’ Worst-Kept Secret

    Game of Thrones’ Worst-Kept Secret

    Like the proverbial Glenn crawling from under a dumpster, Game of Thrones revealed Jon Snow’s fate Sunday, in the exact way everyone predicted it would last June. Melisandre used the Lord of Light R’hllor’s power to jolt life back into Jon Snow’s ...

    The second episode of Thrones’ sixth season gave us the reveal we all saw coming. [Warning: Spoilers!] What version of the Lord Commander this is, however, remains to be seen.

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    new GLAAD LGBT representation in Hollywood report

    GLAAD: ‘Star Wars’ Needs Gay Characters

    GLAAD: ‘Star Wars’ Needs Gay Characters

    The Bechdel Test, coined by celebrated lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel, measures whether or not a film has two female characters who talk with each other about something other than a man. Its lesser known LGBT analogue, the Vito Russo Test, gau...

    In its annual Studio Responsibility Index, GLAAD found that movies’ LGBT characters are still too often reduced to tokens and punchlines. One franchise ripe for inclusion? ‘Star Wars.’

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    World News

    Maj. Lance Lewis, a pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251, went to the Air Force Academy but after Officer Candidates School he transferred to the Marine Corps for pride, tradition and Esprit De Corps that he noticed the Marines to have.

    The Marines Are Running Out of Airplanes

    The Marines Are Running Out of Airplanes

    The U.S. Marine Corps has got an air force problem. Its current fleet of fighter jets, purchased from the 1980s to the mid-1990s, is in poor repair. And a new fleet of of vertical-launching F-35 stealth fighters that the Marines have been waiting ...

    The service is running short of planes to fight wars and train its pilots. But the problem is one of the Marines’ own making.

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    Montpellier's French midfielder Karim Ait-Fana (L) and Montpellier's Moroccan midfielder Younes Belhanda celebrates after a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match Schalke 04 vs Montpellier Herault SC in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 3, 2012. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE        (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/GettyImages)

    Can France Ban Prayer at Soccer Matches?

    Can France Ban Prayer at Soccer Matches?

    NICE, France — Wearing Muslim head scarves in schools has been banned all over the country since 2004. But will the mayor of Nice get away with telling Muslim football players they can’t pray on the field?Many in Nice question why Mayor Christian ...

    Fear has gripped the Riviera just as the region heads into tourist season. Now one of its most conservative mayors is challenging Muslim soccer players.

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    TOPSHOT - Syrian civil defence volunteers and rescuers remove a baby from under the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 28, 2016.
The death toll from an upsurge of fighting in Syria's second city Aleppo rose despite a plea by the UN envoy for the warring sides to respect a February ceasefire. / AFP / AMEER ALHALBI        (Photo credit should read AMEER ALHALBI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Red Cross Chief: ‘What the Hell?’

    Red Cross Chief: ‘What the Hell?’

    The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross is on a mission to defend the Geneva Conventions—the decades-old laws of armed conflict meant to make war more humane, now being spurned by actors as diverse as the so-called Islamic State t...

    As certain presidential candidates advocate for flouting the Geneva Conventions, the head of the International Red Cross wants to remind us why we came up with the rules of war in th...

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    French National in Charge of ISIS Intelligence for Western Europe

    Is This Frenchman Running ISIS Terror?

    Is This Frenchman Running ISIS Terror?

    A French national who allegedly conceived and planned last November’s horrific terror attacks in Paris has been promoted to a top position in the so-called Islamic State’s foreign intelligence branch, according to a former ISIS intelligence operat...

    Known as Abu Suleyman, this former manager of gyms in France is now said to be managing the Islamic State’s murder incorporated in Europe.

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    Montpellier's French midfielder Karim Ait-Fana (L) and Montpellier's Moroccan midfielder Younes Belhanda celebrates after a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match Schalke 04 vs Montpellier Herault SC in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 3, 2012. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE        (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/GettyImages)

    Can France Ban Prayer at Soccer Matches?

    Can France Ban Prayer at Soccer Matches?

    NICE, France — Wearing Muslim head scarves in schools has been banned all over the country since 2004. But will the mayor of Nice get away with telling Muslim football players they can’t pray on the field?Many in Nice question why Mayor Christian ...

    Fear has gripped the Riviera just as the region heads into tourist season. Now one of its most conservative mayors is challenging Muslim soccer players.

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    Followers of Iraq's Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr storm Baghdad's Green Zone after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, in Iraq April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2C974

    How Moqtada al-Sadr Could Take Down Iraq

    How Moqtada al-Sadr Could Take Down Iraq

    BAGHDAD, IRAQ — Hussain Jassim refused to leave the Green Zone, once considered the impenetrable citadel at the heart of Baghdad, until his leader Muqtada al-Sadr ordered him to do so. “We have entered parliament and we have broken it’s prestige i...

    Supporters of the powerful Shia cleric stormed Baghdad’s parliament, leaving legislators quivering in the basement and Iraq on the edge of political chaos.

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    Europe's First Islamic Constitution?

    Europe’s First Islamic Constitution?

    Europe’s First Islamic Constitution?

    Calls by a top member of the ruling party of Turkey for an Islamic constitution to replace the secular basic law in place in the country, a NATO member and crucial U.S. ally, have been rejected by politicians from all stripes, including President ...

    A debate is raging in Turkey right now over what type of constitution the country should have in the modern world. Up for debate? Making it an Islamic one.

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    A Delta Airlines Boeing 757 airplane is pictured in New York August 28, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES  - Tags: TRANSPORT)   - RTR377D5

    Why You’re Flying on ‘70s Gas Guzzlers

    Why You’re Flying on ‘70s Gas Guzzlers

    When more than 170 nations signed the Paris climate agreement in New York last week, aviation emissions were not included. Instead, the world’s airlines have been allowed more time to show that they really do get climate change and acknowledge the...

    As NASA develops radical new planet-friendly aircraft some U.S. carriers are actually adding planes designed in the ‘70s that smoke up the skies.

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    Followers of Iraq's Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr storm Baghdad's Green Zone after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, in Iraq April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2C974

    How Moqtada al-Sadr Could Take Down Iraq

    How Moqtada al-Sadr Could Take Down Iraq

    BAGHDAD, IRAQ — Hussain Jassim refused to leave the Green Zone, once considered the impenetrable citadel at the heart of Baghdad, until his leader Muqtada al-Sadr ordered him to do so. “We have entered parliament and we have broken it’s prestige i...

    Supporters of the powerful Shia cleric stormed Baghdad’s parliament, leaving legislators quivering in the basement and Iraq on the edge of political chaos.

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    U.S. News

    What’s Good for Vets Is Bad for Cats

    What’s Good for Vets Is Bad for Cats

    It’s like a scene out of a torture session that the CIA would later deny: a captor drugs and ties down the victim and begins sawing through his feet, severing ligaments, tendons, and nerves, and crushing bones. The victim is then forced to walk im...

    Vets make big bucks off declawing surgery—and now their leaders are spending thousands to kill a proposed ban on the procedure.

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    Soldier Charged With Rape, Kidnapping

    Soldier Charged With Rape, Kidnapping

    A Fort Bragg soldier was arrested by the Fayetteville, North Carolina, police on Friday on charges of allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a fellow soldier.Johnathan Simpson serves in the same unit as his accuser, local police said on Satu...

    A married sergeant—and a veteran of the war in Afghanistan—was arrested by local police for allegedly abducting and sexaully assaulting a woman in his unit.

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    Navy Smeared Accused Spy, Family Says

    Navy Smeared Accused Spy, Family Says

    The family of a Navy officer accused of espionage has launched a counter-attack on the military, accusing officials of painting a “sensationalized” tale of his activities through press leaks and of withholding evidence that might be used against h...

    The supporters of Navy officer Edward Lin have launched a new website and a counterattack against his accusers.

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    What’s Good for Vets Is Bad for Cats

    What’s Good for Vets Is Bad for Cats

    It’s like a scene out of a torture session that the CIA would later deny: a captor drugs and ties down the victim and begins sawing through his feet, severing ligaments, tendons, and nerves, and crushing bones. The victim is then forced to walk im...

    Vets make big bucks off declawing surgery—and now their leaders are spending thousands to kill a proposed ban on the procedure.

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    How NC's About to Screw Every Minority

    How NC’s About to Hurt Every Minority

    How NC’s About to Hurt Every Minority

    In a desperate attempt to revive his sinking campaign, Ted Cruz is playing the “transgender bathroom” card in Indiana. With his 5- and 7-year-old daughters in hand, and in a stunning display of ignorance and demagoguery, Mr. Cruz said Tuesday, “If...

    Bathroom-obsessed conservatives may have targeted transgender people with HB 2, but they also hurt other minorities.

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    Head of the Humane Society on wolves

    Let’s Ditch the ‘Big, Bad Wolf’ Cliché

    Let’s Ditch the ‘Big, Bad Wolf’ Cliché

    Taking an even longer view of the human—wolf relationship, let’s remember that this species came to us in friendship perhaps more than 30,000 years ago, according to an emerging consensus among paleontologists. Pre-agricultural people and wolves m...

    Wolves and their canine descendants are among our oldest animal partners, and yet we continue to hunt and kill them out of irrational fears that blind us to their many benefits.

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    Tech + Health

    A Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and a coin are seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, May 27, 2015.

    Anyone Could Have Invented Bitcoin

    Anyone Could Have Invented Bitcoin

    According to modern mythmaking, a mysterious and reclusive programmer invented Bitcoin in 2008 and within five years the currency had transformed itself from a valueless experiment into a half-billion dollar juggernaut—the most impressive economic...

    We love the idea of the lone genius inventing something wholly unexpected, but Bitcoin’s back-story doesn’t work that way. Think instead of something like the iPhone.

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    Craig Harris

    Experts: Bitcoin ‘Creator’ Is ‘Con Man’

    Experts: Bitcoin ‘Creator’ Is ‘Con Man’

    Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist and businessman, boldly claimed on Monday to be the anonymous inventor behind the world’s most famous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, promising to put an end to one of the most persistent and bedeviling myst...

    Aussie computer scientist Craig Wright showed alleged proof he is Satoshi Nakamoto. Several authorities say he just pulled a sleight of hand.

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    IAH, Houston Intercontinental Airport, Houston, TX, USA - Woman seated on hte floor charging her phone in an airport

    Can You Eat Healthy in the Airport?

    Can You Eat Healthy in the Airport?

    After successfully passing through the airport’s security check-in, why do you feel the sudden urge to grab a beer and a greasy meal? Is eating healthy even an option at the airport?Let’s be real. Hardly any of us, me included, have the mental foc...

    U.S. airports are a joke when it comes to healthy food options. What’s a hungry, health-conscious traveler to do?

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    Robot Wars Will Not Be Against Robots

    Robot Wars Will Not Be Against Robots

    The last time I spoke at West Point, I was asked by a cadet if I worried that increased automation would lead to an eventual robot war. I joked that I wasn’t worried about the Cylons from “Battlestar Galactica” or Skynet from the “Terminator” movi...

    While much of the worrying by humans about robots has focused on a war against robots, little is given to thinking about war by those displaced by robots.

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    Craig Harris

    Experts: Bitcoin ‘Creator’ Is ‘Con Man’

    Experts: Bitcoin ‘Creator’ Is ‘Con Man’

    Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist and businessman, boldly claimed on Monday to be the anonymous inventor behind the world’s most famous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, promising to put an end to one of the most persistent and bedeviling myst...

    Aussie computer scientist Craig Wright showed alleged proof he is Satoshi Nakamoto. Several authorities say he just pulled a sleight of hand.

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    We Don't Recommend Getting High on Toad Venom

    Toad Venom: Weird Trip or Cancer Cure?

    Toad Venom: Weird Trip or Cancer Cure?

    “It was as though I was swimming in an ocean of myself,” one Erowid user wrote of smoking toad venom. “The intensity was beyond belief.”A naturally occurring psychedelic, toad venom—or 5-MeO-DMT—is as bizarre as it sounds. Banned in the U.S. but l...

    New research makes a compelling case for toad venom as a cancer fighter. But smoking it to get high? Not a great idea.

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    Sorry Bigots, Your Memes Are Wrong

    Sorry Bigots, Your Memes Are Wrong

    If you see a viral anti-transgender post circulating on Facebook, chances are it’s fake.The good folks at the myth-busting website Snopes have been working overtime during the American Family Association’s boycott of Target to disprove stories and...

    Anti-trans, Target-boycotting memes are all over social media. And they’re all fake.

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    Drunk woman sleeping on bed with bottle of wine.

    Oklahoma: Drunk Girls Can’t Get Raped

    Oklahoma: Drunk Girls Can’t Get Raped

    On March 24, an Oklahoma appeals court unanimously ruled that “forcible sodomy cannot occur where a victim is so intoxicated as to be completely unconscious at the time of the sexual act of oral copulation” (PDF). 

Translated into English: Forcin...

    Bizarre loopholes and double standards in rape legislation aren’t just confined to Oklahoma.

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    We Don't Recommend Getting High on Toad Venom

    Toad Venom: Weird Trip or Cancer Cure?

    Toad Venom: Weird Trip or Cancer Cure?

    “It was as though I was swimming in an ocean of myself,” one Erowid user wrote of smoking toad venom. “The intensity was beyond belief.”A naturally occurring psychedelic, toad venom—or 5-MeO-DMT—is as bizarre as it sounds. Banned in the U.S. but l...

    New research makes a compelling case for toad venom as a cancer fighter. But smoking it to get high? Not a great idea.

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    BeastStyle

    Rita Ora arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" on Monday, May 2, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    Met Gala: Shocking, Daring and Glorious

    Met Gala: Shocking, Daring and Glorious

    It’s tempting to mock the most over-the-top looks at the annual Met Gala (see our gallery here). But were it not for moments like last year’s omelet couture (Rihanna, we missed you), New York’s premier fashion event would be a total snooze.So whil...

    Some of the dresses were sexy, others baffling. But the gala succeeded in reminding us that fashion should always challenge and confront—and make us smile.

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    Royals' weekend

    Kate Middleton’s Hard Sell Weekend

    Kate Middleton’s Hard Sell Weekend

    What a weekend it has been for the Royal image makers.First we were treated to a short video of Prince Harry chatting with his granny by a roaring fire in a private sitting room at Windsor Castle, before trash-talking with Obama and Michelle to pr...

    First came the ‘Vogue’ shots of Kate in a Breton top, then the sweet pictures of Princess Charlotte. Despite their wealth, she and Prince William want to seem just like the rest of us.

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    Why Don't Millennials Like Diamonds?

    Why Don’t Millennials Like Diamonds?

    Why Don’t Millennials Like Diamonds?

    When Marilyn Monroe sang ‘Diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) it was an ode to an industry synonymous with arguably the world’s most luxurious stone.Diamonds have long been a staple for engagement rings, wedding a...

    As the industry itself faces tough challenges, cost and ethical concerns mean that diamonds aren’t the same objects of desire for young women as they were for previous generations.

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    Singer Rihanna at Rihanna's 8th album artwork reveal for "ANTI" at MAMA Gallery on October 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

    Chokers: Not Just for Goths

    Chokers: Not Just for Goths

    I first saw it on Alison Brie, Mad Men’s Trudy Campbell, early on during New York Fashion Week last February: a navy blue ribbon hugging her neck like a collar, an accessory that often doubled as a headband in the ’90s and was especially popular a...

    Chokers have suddenly been appearing around some very fashionable necks—Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner among them. How long will the choker’s moment last?

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    Royals' weekend

    Kate Middleton’s Hard Sell Weekend

    Kate Middleton’s Hard Sell Weekend

    What a weekend it has been for the Royal image makers.First we were treated to a short video of Prince Harry chatting with his granny by a roaring fire in a private sitting room at Windsor Castle, before trash-talking with Obama and Michelle to pr...

    First came the ‘Vogue’ shots of Kate in a Breton top, then the sweet pictures of Princess Charlotte. Despite their wealth, she and Prince William want to seem just like the rest of us.

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    American opera singer Marian Anderson (1897 - 1993) performs on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, Easter Sunday.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    The Amazing Story of the Woman on the $5

    The Amazing Story of the Woman on the $5

    On Easter Sunday, 1939, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., then-Secretary of the Interior and past head of the Chicago NAACP Harold Ickes stepped to the microphone and addressed a desegregated crowd of 75 thousand spectators...

    Marian Anderson sang a landmark 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial, and blazed a trail for other black classical singers. Now she is being celebrated on U.S. currency.

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    Princess Charlotte Photographed by Kate

    Princess Charlotte Photographed by Kate

    Kate may be on the cover of Vogue, but, whisper it, we prefer these new pictures of her daughter Princess Charlotte, who turns one tomorrow.Yes, it seems like more than a year ago we were lined up outside the Lindo wing for a second time, but, app...

    New pictures released to mark Charlotte's first birthday

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    Is It Time to Forgive Rudyard Kipling?

    Is It Time to Forgive Rudyard Kipling?

    During his lifetime, Rudyard Kipling seemed like a man who could do no wrong. Like his contemporary Mark Twain, he possessed the enviable ability to appeal to both children and adults. Critics loved him, too, and so did his fellow writers. Henry J...

    The ‘Jungle Book’ author wrote a lot of jingoistic trash, but judging him by the standards of our time, not his, serves him poorly and obscures his true genius. 


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    American opera singer Marian Anderson (1897 - 1993) performs on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, Easter Sunday.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    The Amazing Story of the Woman on the $5

    The Amazing Story of the Woman on the $5

    On Easter Sunday, 1939, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., then-Secretary of the Interior and past head of the Chicago NAACP Harold Ickes stepped to the microphone and addressed a desegregated crowd of 75 thousand spectators...

    Marian Anderson sang a landmark 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial, and blazed a trail for other black classical singers. Now she is being celebrated on U.S. currency.

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    • Leicester City's Argentinian striker Leonardo Ulloa celebrates after scoring their second goal from the penalty spot to equalise 2-2 as West Ham United's Spanish goalkeeper Adrian (R) reacts during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and West Ham United at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on April 17, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  /         (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

      Soccer's Most Unlikely Champs: Leicester

      The odds against Leicester’s victory in Britain’s Premier League were 5,000 to 1.

    • Bill would allow legislators to be tried for crimes.

      Turkish Parliament Brawls Over Immunity

      Bill would allow legislators to be tried for crimes.

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey elephants Bunny, Susie and Minnie line up for a hot dog bun eating contest July 2, 2010 in Coney Island, New York. The three elephants competed against three adult males to see who could eat the most buns. The three elephants competed against three adult males to see who could eat the most buns. The elephants won, 41 dozen for the elephants and 15 dozen for the men. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

    Circus Elephants Get Sad New Home

    Circus Elephants Get Sad New Home

    Ringling Bros.’ elephants are finally free from the circus, but their new home may not be much better.

    SPACE, SPACE:  This artist's impression released 19 February, 2004 by the European Space Agency (ESA) illustrates the tremendous gravitational pull of a giant black hole (dark circle lower-R) on a passing star(R). The doomed object is first stretched by tidal forces until it is torn apart. Most of the gas making up the star is lost from the system but some of it is trapped by the black hole and forms a disc of gas around it. In the disc, the gas is heated to millions of degrees and emits in the X-rays, before disappearing forever, swallowed by the black hole. It is precisely the signature of this disc that ESA's XMM-Newton has detected. AFP PHOTO/ESA and Stefanie Komossa (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics)  (Photo credit should read ESA/AFP/Getty Images)

    We’re Even Closer to Living in Space Now

    We’re Even Closer to Living in Space Now

    Scientists have discovered three planets that could be able to sustain life.

    TOPSHOT - A Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) ranger stands guard in front illegal stockpiles of burning elephant tusks at the Nairobi National Park on April 30, 2016.
Eleven giant pyres of tusks were set alight Saturday as Kenya torched its vast ivory stockpile in a grand gesture aimed at shocking the world into stopping the slaughter of elephants. Lighting the fire in Nairobi's national park, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta demanded a total ban on trade in ivory to end the "murderous" trafficking and prevent the extinction of elephants in the wild. / AFP / CARL DE SOUZA        (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Kenya Burned $150M of ‘Worthless’ Ivory

    Kenya Burned $150M of ‘Worthless’ Ivory

    Kenya’s president says no matter how much the ivory was worth, it’s useless to Kenya.

    Thom Yorke, lead singer of the British band Radiohead, performs at the Optimus Alive music festival at Alges, on the outskirts of Lisbon, on July 15, 2012.  The Optimus Alive music festival runs from July 13 to July 15.     AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA        (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/GettyImages)

    Radiohead Disappears from Internet

    Radiohead Disappears from Internet

    The band’s entire Web presence has vanished—right before its new album is supposed to drop.

    • TOPSHOT - A Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) ranger stands guard in front illegal stockpiles of burning elephant tusks at the Nairobi National Park on April 30, 2016.
Eleven giant pyres of tusks were set alight Saturday as Kenya torched its vast ivory stockpile in a grand gesture aimed at shocking the world into stopping the slaughter of elephants. Lighting the fire in Nairobi's national park, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta demanded a total ban on trade in ivory to end the "murderous" trafficking and prevent the extinction of elephants in the wild. / AFP / CARL DE SOUZA        (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

      Kenya Burned $150M of ‘Worthless’ Ivory

      Kenya’s president says no matter how much the ivory was worth, it’s useless to Kenya.

    • Thom Yorke, lead singer of the British band Radiohead, performs at the Optimus Alive music festival at Alges, on the outskirts of Lisbon, on July 15, 2012.  The Optimus Alive music festival runs from July 13 to July 15.     AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA        (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/GettyImages)

      Radiohead Disappears from Internet

      The band’s entire Web presence has vanished—right before its new album is supposed to drop.

    SPACE, SPACE:  This artist's impression released 19 February, 2004 by the European Space Agency (ESA) illustrates the tremendous gravitational pull of a giant black hole (dark circle lower-R) on a passing star(R). The doomed object is first stretched by tidal forces until it is torn apart. Most of the gas making up the star is lost from the system but some of it is trapped by the black hole and forms a disc of gas around it. In the disc, the gas is heated to millions of degrees and emits in the X-rays, before disappearing forever, swallowed by the black hole. It is precisely the signature of this disc that ESA's XMM-Newton has detected. AFP PHOTO/ESA and Stefanie Komossa (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics)  (Photo credit should read ESA/AFP/Getty Images)

    We’re Even Closer to Living in Space Now

    We’re Even Closer to Living in Space Now

    Scientists have discovered three planets that could be able to sustain life.

    A photo taken on April 11, 2015 in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, shows a site of the Amazon electronic commerce company.  AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Amazon Pays for Kids’ In-Game Purchases

    Amazon Pays for Kids’ In-Game Purchases

    The currencies were imaginary, but the purchases were real—and Amazon has to pay for them.

    Pro BMX rider Nigel Sylvester's second installment of his series, Go!

    Watch BMX Star Nigel Sylvester Shred LA

    Watch BMX Star Nigel Sylvester Shred LA

    A firsthand look at riding like a pro.

    AGNIBILEKROU, IVORY COAST:  Chickens range inside a shed 31 March 2006 on a farm in Agnibilekrou. Poultry farmers in the area are battling not the the dreaded H1N5 flu virus which has not yet hit the country but the pyscosis it has entrained. Poultry sales have plumeted, puting in peril the livelyhood of over 1 million people due to the fears the population has of contracting the virus through the consumption of chiken meat. PHOTO AFP/KAMBOU SIA  (Photo credit should read KAMBOU SIA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Millions of Pounds of Chicken Recalled

    Millions of Pounds of Chicken Recalled

    Pilgrim's Pride is recalling 4,568,080 pounds of chicken that may contain plastic, wood, rubber, and metal.

    • Pro BMX rider Nigel Sylvester's second installment of his series, Go!

      Watch BMX Star Nigel Sylvester Shred LA

      A firsthand look at riding like a pro.

    • AGNIBILEKROU, IVORY COAST:  Chickens range inside a shed 31 March 2006 on a farm in Agnibilekrou. Poultry farmers in the area are battling not the the dreaded H1N5 flu virus which has not yet hit the country but the pyscosis it has entrained. Poultry sales have plumeted, puting in peril the livelyhood of over 1 million people due to the fears the population has of contracting the virus through the consumption of chiken meat. PHOTO AFP/KAMBOU SIA  (Photo credit should read KAMBOU SIA/AFP/Getty Images)

      Millions of Pounds of Chicken Recalled

      Pilgrim's Pride is recalling 4,568,080 pounds of chicken that may contain plastic, wood, rubber, and metal.

    A photo taken on April 11, 2015 in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, shows a site of the Amazon electronic commerce company.  AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Amazon Pays for Kids’ In-Game Purchases

    Amazon Pays for Kids’ In-Game Purchases

    The currencies were imaginary, but the purchases were real—and Amazon has to pay for them.