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    A view of the US Supreme Court is seen March 18, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Why SCOTUS Saved Abortion Again

    Why SCOTUS Saved Abortion Again

    How did this happen?The conventional wisdom was that Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstadt, the most significant abortion case in a quarter century, would end in a 4-4 deadlock, upholding Texas’s strict abortion regulations and causing the majority ...

    Most expected the Supreme Court to tie 4-4 in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstadt and let Texas close most clinics, but the court’s perennial swing vote surprised us again.

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    Demonstrators hold signs outside the U.S. Supreme Court as the court is due to issue its first major abortion ruling since 2007 against a backdrop of unremitting divisions among Americans on the issue and a decades-long decline in the rate at which women terminate pregnancies in Washington, U.S. June 27, 2016.

    The Biggest Abortion Victory Since Roe

    The Biggest Abortion Victory Since Roe

    Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is the most monumental abortion rights decision in decades. In time, it may prove to be nearly as significant to a rising generation of American women as Roe v. Wade was to their mothers and grandmothers.In a 5-...

    Red states like Texas have used ‘women’s health’ as an excuse to gut reproductive rights for the past 20 years. That's all over now.

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    Trump Lying About Fundrasing

    Experts: Trump Lying About Fundraising

    Experts: Trump Lying About Fundraising

    If it only took one email for Donald Trump to raise more than $3.3 million, just think of the possibilities for the future of his campaign.Of course, the operative word here is "if"—as in, if Team Trump's boast about raising so much...

    After releasing fundraising reports that were anemic, the campaign announced he’d raised at least $3.3 million. If that figure seems impossible, that’s because it is.

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    A view of the US Supreme Court is seen March 18, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Why SCOTUS Saved Abortion Again

    Why SCOTUS Saved Abortion Again

    How did this happen?The conventional wisdom was that Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstadt, the most significant abortion case in a quarter century, would end in a 4-4 deadlock, upholding Texas’s strict abortion regulations and causing the majority ...

    Most expected the Supreme Court to tie 4-4 in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstadt and let Texas close most clinics, but the court’s perennial swing vote surprised us again.

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    U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch attend the 34th annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington May 15, 2015.

    Guess Why GOP Hates Our Attorney General

    Guess Why GOP Hates Our Attorney General

    It’s something I always figured would happen, and now it has. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is now public enemy #2 to the conservative media, after the president. The Justice Department’s initial decision to remove mentions of ISIS or the Islamic...

    Her wait to become AG was unprecedented and vile, but she’s sure making the most of the job, from transgender rights to busting FIFA.

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    Palin Takes Credit for Trump

    Palin Takes Credit for Trump

    Sarah Palin came to play on Sunday afternoon at Politicon.Earlier in the day, the former Alaska governor had used a teleprompter to deliver what could be described as a listless speech titled “Your Garden Variety Everyday Pissed Off American.” In ...

    At Politicon, the former Alaska governor claimed she got the ‘ball rolling’ for Trump—and got taken down a notch by James Carville on guns.

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    Entertainment

    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10:  Singer Justin Timberlake attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

    Timberlake Dragged Over BET Awards Tweet

    Timberlake Dragged Over BET Awards Tweet

    It began with a seemingly innocuous tweet. After being awarded the 2016 BET Humanitarian Award, Grey’s Anatomy star and activist Jesse Williams delivered a moving, monumental speech about how much Black Lives Matter, and how black lives have been ...

    The ‘SexyBack’ singer complimented Jesse Williams’ poignant Black Lives Matter speech at the BET Awards. Then Black Twitter went after him.

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    The Free State Of Jones

    ‘Free State of Jones’ Rights a Wrong

    ‘Free State of Jones’ Rights a Wrong

    By the early 20th century, the story of Newton Knight’s rebellion against the Confederacy in Jones County, Mississippi had been all but overshadowed by a Lost Cause narrative that claimed a unified white populace and loyal slave population that va...

    The new movie about Southerners who broke with the Confederacy arrives just when the nation has reopened the debate over the legacy and the symbols of the Civil War.

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    Beyonce and Kendrick at BET awards

    Beyoncé and Kendrick’s BET Awards Smash

    Beyoncé and Kendrick’s BET Awards Smash

    The 15th annual BET Awards, a celebration of black excellence in music, sports, film, and television, promised a series of “surprises” that even its hosts, black-ish stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, weren’t privy to.Well, they certain...

    Queen Bey and the Compton emcee served as the surprise openers of the ceremony—and, quite predictably, brought the house down.

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KROQ's Weenie Roast at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, America - 14 May 2016

    Shirley Manson: ‘I’m Kind of a Monster’

    Shirley Manson: ‘I’m Kind of a Monster’

    “I’m kind of a monster, in a way,” offers Shirley Manson, cradling a pint of lager. “I enjoy the grind. I think I’ve missed one show in my entire career. I’m just a maniac. I don’t know if that’s a good thing or a bad thing…” Manson has been the...

    The singer/songwriter opens up about her band’s impressive sixth studio album, Strange Little Birds, and much more over beers with senior entertainment editor Marlow Stern.

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    The Free State Of Jones

    ‘Free State of Jones’ Rights a Wrong

    ‘Free State of Jones’ Rights a Wrong

    By the early 20th century, the story of Newton Knight’s rebellion against the Confederacy in Jones County, Mississippi had been all but overshadowed by a Lost Cause narrative that claimed a unified white populace and loyal slave population that va...

    The new movie about Southerners who broke with the Confederacy arrives just when the nation has reopened the debate over the legacy and the symbols of the Civil War.

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    Van Jones v Coulter

    Ann Coulter Clashes with Van Jones

    Ann Coulter Clashes with Van Jones

    The main event on day one of the wonky nerdfest known as Politicon in Pasadena, California was undeniably the showdown between conservative shit-stirrer Ann Coulter and progressive CNN pundit Van Jones.In fact, so many of the conference’s attendee...

    On day one of the big Politicon event in L.A., Ann Coulter butted heads with Van Jones in a debate on the state of America.

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    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    Dead Artists Are Killing It in Music

    I can predict, with 100 percent certainty, that hottest movies this weekend will be the latest releases. The same is true in books. I don’t even need to look at The New York Times bestseller list to know that it is filled with recent titles. Cloth...

    Within ten years, dead musicians will generate more revenues than live ones. Not only is this creepy—it does a real disservice to living musicians who need an audience.

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    George W. Bush Responds to Kanye Video

    George W. Bush Responds to Kanye Video

    It seems Kanye West may have “misunderestimated” George W. Bush.The surreal denouement to West’s new music video for “Famous,” which premiered via a sold out event at The Forum in Los Angeles on Friday (and simultaneously livestreamed on Tidal), f...

    The 43rd President of the United States has reportedly issued a statement about being featured in an orgy in the rapper’s new music video. Yes, you read that right.

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    Van Jones v Coulter

    Ann Coulter Clashes with Van Jones

    Ann Coulter Clashes with Van Jones

    The main event on day one of the wonky nerdfest known as Politicon in Pasadena, California was undeniably the showdown between conservative shit-stirrer Ann Coulter and progressive CNN pundit Van Jones.In fact, so many of the conference’s attendee...

    On day one of the big Politicon event in L.A., Ann Coulter butted heads with Van Jones in a debate on the state of America.

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    World News

    Customers walk past a shop with Russian matryoshka dolls decorated with portraits of the founder of the Soviet State Vladimir Lenin (L), Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) at a market in the centre of St.Petersburg, December 1, 2007.  REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk  (RUSSIA) - RTX4989

    Putin’s New Rival: Stalin

    Putin’s New Rival: Stalin

    MOSCOW — The recent anniversary of the day Hitler invaded the Soviet Union, June 22, was the occasion for thousands of modern-day Communist Party members to take to the streets.This time, the enemy they marched against was not the Nazis, they decl...

    As the Kremlin stokes Russian fears of the West, some young people long for what they think they know about the dictator who saw them through World War II.

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    PunditFact checking the Sunday shows

    Brexit Voters Got Immigration Wrong

    Brexit Voters Got Immigration Wrong

    By Lauren Carroll, Jon Greenberg and Aaron SharockmanGiven that “What is the EU?” was a trending Google search after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Americans rightly still had many questions Sunday about the Brexit vote.Why ...

    A central theme of the ‘Leave’ campaign was the influx of immigrants from other European countries and their reliance on the British welfare system. That turns out to be false.

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    Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks on immigration and moving on after the EU referendum, in central London, Britain June 25, 2016.

    Corbyn Coup After Brexit ‘Sabotage’ Plot

    Corbyn Coup After Brexit ‘Sabotage’ Plot

    The British Labour Party's hard left experiment was teetering on the brink of collapse this weekend with up to half of the party's senior politicians resigning from the Shadow Cabinet in disgust at Jeremy Corbyn's lackluster leaders...

    Labour Party politicians are out to oust radical left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn amid reports that he deliberately weakened the campaign to stay in the European Union.

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    Who Killed playboy terrorist

    Who Really Killed a Playboy Terrorist?

    Who Really Killed a Playboy Terrorist?

    Plenty of people wanted Mustafa Badreddine dead. There were the Saudis, who blamed him for terror attacks in the kingdom and against its allies abroad. The Israelis had already once tried to assassinate Badreddine, the military commander of Hezbol...

    One of the world’s most wanted terrorists met a fiery death last month—and the mystery over who killed him is now an international guessing game.

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    PunditFact checking the Sunday shows

    Brexit Voters Got Immigration Wrong

    Brexit Voters Got Immigration Wrong

    By Lauren Carroll, Jon Greenberg and Aaron SharockmanGiven that “What is the EU?” was a trending Google search after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Americans rightly still had many questions Sunday about the Brexit vote.Why ...

    A central theme of the ‘Leave’ campaign was the influx of immigrants from other European countries and their reliance on the British welfare system. That turns out to be false.

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    What the Hell Is Going on in Jesus' Tomb?

    What the Hell’s Going on in Jesus’ Tomb?

    What the Hell’s Going on in Jesus’ Tomb?

    After years of squabbling among religious groups and seventy years squeaking by on a temporary fix, Christianity’s holiest site is finally being restored. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher—the traditional location of the tomb in which the body of J...

    For the first time in two centuries, archaeologists will open the church which sits on the site of Jesus Christ’s purported burial site. What will they find?

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    A statue of Winston Churchill is silhouetted against the Houses of Parliament and the early morning sky in London, Friday, June 24, 2016. Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters.

    Brexit, Lies, and Video Clips

    Brexit, Lies, and Video Clips

    Kingsley Amis used to joke that the argument for his nation’s entry into the European Union could be described as, “Britain will lose her independence but at least she will suffer economically.” Well, Britain hasn’t yet acquired her independence—t...

    The admission on TV by UKIP leader Nigel Farage that he’d fudged the costs and benefits of leaving the EU is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.

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    Celebrities reaction to Brexit

    Celebrities React to Brexit on Twitter

    Celebrities React to Brexit on Twitter

    After Britain’s vote to leave the European Union today, #Brexit took a confused Twitter-sphere by storm. Lindsay Lohan wasn’t the only celebrated figure trying to make sense of the whole thing on social media.As memes flew left and right, politici...

    Donald Trump, J.K. Rowling, Cher, and more react to Britain’s departure from the European Union.

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    What the Hell Is Going on in Jesus' Tomb?

    What the Hell’s Going on in Jesus’ Tomb?

    What the Hell’s Going on in Jesus’ Tomb?

    After years of squabbling among religious groups and seventy years squeaking by on a temporary fix, Christianity’s holiest site is finally being restored. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher—the traditional location of the tomb in which the body of J...

    For the first time in two centuries, archaeologists will open the church which sits on the site of Jesus Christ’s purported burial site. What will they find?

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    U.S. News

    NYC Sports sexual violence

    NYC Sports’ New Normal: Sexual Violence

    NYC Sports’ New Normal: Sexual Violence

    They’re carefully worded statements, to be sure, and though brief, it’s clear that agents, various handlers, and front office representatives worked diligently to make sure the right pitch and tone was struck.Still, José Reyes chose to portray all...

    Two players returned this year following suspensions for domestic violence allegations. One is on trial for rape. And no one knows how to talk about it.

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    Inmate killed by jailers

    Jailers Choked Helpless Inmate to Death

    Jailers Choked Helpless Inmate to Death

    Handcuffed and covered in pepper spray, Darius Robinson was strangled to death by a jailer at a rural Oklahoma county jail, the state’s medical examiner has found.It was only when Robinson began foaming at the mouth that the Caddo County jailers s...

    Darius Robinson was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed in an Oklahoma lockup, all in front of a camera. Now the authorities won’t release the tape.

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    YouTube’s Most Disliked Video

    YouTube’s Most Disliked Video

    YouTube marked the Pulse massacre and commemorated Pride Month with a compilation video of some of their best LGBTQ vloggers. Bigots responded by making it the most “disliked” video on YouTube’s official channel within 24 hours. “YouTube is a plac...

    In a sign of just how far society still has to go, the most ‘disliked’ video in YouTube history is one promoting LGBT equality.

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    NYC Sports sexual violence

    NYC Sports’ New Normal: Sexual Violence

    NYC Sports’ New Normal: Sexual Violence

    They’re carefully worded statements, to be sure, and though brief, it’s clear that agents, various handlers, and front office representatives worked diligently to make sure the right pitch and tone was struck.Still, José Reyes chose to portray all...

    Two players returned this year following suspensions for domestic violence allegations. One is on trial for rape. And no one knows how to talk about it.

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    Muslim cops who went to Saudi with Mateen

    Muslim Cops Make America Great Again

    Muslim Cops Make America Great Again

    The good of Islam shone only brighter as the last light of the longest day of the year dimmed.The moment was coming when the assembled members of the NYPD Muslim Officers Society would break their fast for Ramadan.This room on the fifth floor of t...

    A recent gathering of Muslim NYPD cops revealed how in the face of bigotry we can still find what makes America special.

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    The Price of Prosperity

    Keep Your PC Mitts Off American History

    Keep Your PC Mitts Off American History

    Nobody has a fail-safe method to teach virtue or bring diverse people closer to each other. Aristotle thought it was a matter of good habit. Mark Twain thought it was like an acquired taste for poetry, poker, or frog-jumping contests. Unfortunatel...

    We do ourselves—and especially our children—a disservice by tossing out stories about our nation’s past that aren’t about inclusion. Storytelling makes us stronger.

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    Tech + Health

    THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, (from left): Elsa Lanchester, Boris Karloff, 1935

    ‘Electrosex’ Is Our Freaky Future

    ‘Electrosex’ Is Our Freaky Future

    “When I first heard about applying electricity to your naked body during sex, my first thought was ‘oh my god why would you do that?! Zappy, ouchy, dangerous!” says Jess Wilde.“But now I have completely changed my mind: the idea of turning you and...

    Couples who use electricity between the sheets say it taps into the body’s nervous system.

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    Mandy Hargraves

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mandy Hargraves was addicted to dying.She had been on the outs with her husband and going broke before cancer. Then her estranged husband returned and money started rolling in as donations to fund her fight against stage 4 stomach cancer.Except Ha...

    When Mandy Hargraves announced her diagnosis, she got her estranged husband back and tons of donations. Then the authorities saw her medical history.

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    The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

    The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

    Tiffany Ayuda, Life by Daily Burn Got your gut on your mind? Then you’re probably up on the health benefits of probiotics. From boosting immunity to improving digestion, probiotics have been touted as the “superhero” of the gut bacteria underworld...

    Here’s what you need to know before giving your gut the royal treatment.

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    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Who Will Win the Billionaire Space Race?

    Look out, Richard Branson. Here comes Jeff Bezos rocketing into your space.The Amazon billionaire’s once secretive program to take paying passengers to the edge of space now appears to be set to overtake Branson’s Virgin Galactic project to inaugu...

    Space tourism was supposed to arrive years ago, but its chief apostle is yet to deliver and suddenly faces a formidable challenger.

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    Mandy Hargraves

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mom Used Kids to Fake Cancer for Cash

    Mandy Hargraves was addicted to dying.She had been on the outs with her husband and going broke before cancer. Then her estranged husband returned and money started rolling in as donations to fund her fight against stage 4 stomach cancer.Except Ha...

    When Mandy Hargraves announced her diagnosis, she got her estranged husband back and tons of donations. Then the authorities saw her medical history.

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    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    “Shit,” Chiarini realized. “She’s going to pee all over the house if I do this.”It’s that thought that cut short what she later realized would have been an unsuccessful suicide attempt anyway. The medication she had been downing would not have bee...

    “You think right now that it is the end of the world but, trust me, it isn’t.”

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    Football Stars: Weed Helps Brain Injury

    Football Stars: Weed Helps Brain Injury

    The only thing weirder than men in suits selling weed soda at a pot conference is NFL players mingling among them.Such was the scene at the Cannabis World Congress this week in New York City, where more than 75 businesses, non-profits, and drug po...

    Former NFL players took the stage at the Cannabis World Congress to advocate for medical marijuana to treat the symptoms of CTE.

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    This Chemist Tainted 24,000 Court Cases

    This Chemist Tainted 24,000 Court Cases

    Four years after chemist Annie Dookhan was arrested for falsifying evidence at Massachusetts’ state drug lab, less than 1 percent of the 24,000 cases she may have tampered with have been reviewed.  Dookhan’s story—of how she tainted drug evidence ...

    Four years after her arrest, Massachusetts has only reviewed 1 percent of the convictions based on Annie Dookhan’s tampered lab results.

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    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    Revenge Porn Victims: It Gets Better

    “Shit,” Chiarini realized. “She’s going to pee all over the house if I do this.”It’s that thought that cut short what she later realized would have been an unsuccessful suicide attempt anyway. The medication she had been downing would not have bee...

    “You think right now that it is the end of the world but, trust me, it isn’t.”

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    Subhi Nahas Pride Parade

    He Escaped ISIS to Lead NYC Pride

    He Escaped ISIS to Lead NYC Pride

    You can understand why Subhi Nahas and his boyfriend, Mark Averett, might be looking a little shell-shocked—in the happiest way—as they exit the elevator of their swish Manhattan hotel, bedecked in rainbow flags.It is late Sunday afternoon, and a ...

    An ISIS operative once threatened to kill Subhi Nahas. On Sunday, he was one of the grand marshals of the NYC Pride parade.

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    Bill Cunningham

    RIP Bill Cunningham, Camera King

    RIP Bill Cunningham, Camera King

    On Valentine's Day, at her Meatpacking District HQ, Diane von Furstenberg held her New York Fashion Week show. The beautiful people circulated with glasses of champagne, DVF (disclosure: the designer is married to Barry Diller, who is chairma...

    Bill Cunningham, who has died aged 87, chronicled the partying and schmoozing of the fashionable and wealthy--but he was most engaged by the buzz and style of the streets.

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    The Lost Chinese City Police Feared to Enter

    The Lost City Where Police Wouldn't Go

    The Lost City Where Police Wouldn't Go

    This is part of our weekly series, Lost Masterpieces, about the greatest buildings and works of art that were destroyed or never completed. It was one of the greatest unplanned wonders of the 20th century—a city of no taxes and no laws. A 6.9 acre...

    Kowloon Walled City, a 6.9 acre cesspool of crime, trafficking, and unlicensed doctors, was once the most densely populated place on earth--and its legacy endures today.

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    Why It’s Cool to Hate Cooking

    Why It’s Cool to Hate Cooking

    Among the people I envy most are those who hate to cook (and don’t) along with others who care about food only as a necessity for life and health. Many such are perplexed by the current flood of temptations constantly beckoning in publications, bl...

    One of the many things we are now made to feel guilty about is that we must love cooking healthy, high-quality meals. Rubbish.

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    Bill Cunningham

    RIP Bill Cunningham, Camera King

    RIP Bill Cunningham, Camera King

    On Valentine's Day, at her Meatpacking District HQ, Diane von Furstenberg held her New York Fashion Week show. The beautiful people circulated with glasses of champagne, DVF (disclosure: the designer is married to Barry Diller, who is chairma...

    Bill Cunningham, who has died aged 87, chronicled the partying and schmoozing of the fashionable and wealthy--but he was most engaged by the buzz and style of the streets.

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    After pouring their drinks, a bartender in Julius's Bar refuses to serve John Timmins, Dick Leitsch, Craig Rodwell (1940 - 1993), and Randy Wicker, members of the Mattachine Society, an early American gay rights group, who were protesting New York liquor laws that prevented serving gay customers, New York, New York, April 21, 1966.

    The Oldest Gay Bars in New York

    The Oldest Gay Bars in New York

    For many drinkers, the history of LGBT bars in New York begins and ends with Greenwich Village’s famous the Stonewall Inn, site of the eponymous 1969 Riots.While the watering hole—recently transformed into a memorial site for the terrible massacre...

    As New York gears up to celebrate Pride weekend, a look back to New York’s earliest gay bars reveals how, long before the Stonewall Riots, LGBTs found places to be themselves.

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    G4P6DP Zara Tindall and Mia . . Tetbury, Gloucestershire . . 18.06.2016
Mia Tindall (2) plays with a polo stick and ball near her mother Zara Tindall (Philips), eldest granddaughter of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
Her Uncle, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, played polo, and Uncle Prince Harry (of Wales), supported his brother.
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    The Most Badly Behaved Royals

    The Most Badly Behaved Royals

    Those royal kids—so perfect, so well-dressed, so obedient.Most of the time anyway.There was a certain undeniable satisfaction to be had when we saw a fine demonstration of the fact that the Royals are human after all—a very public meltdown on the ...

    As Mia Phillips has a rare public meltdown, we reflect on the history of royal rage. It’s not just the kids who lose it, you know.

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     Britain's struggle/tension with romantic island history and a search for a more global modernity

    Oh Britain, What Have You Done?

    Oh Britain, What Have You Done?

    After the initial shock comes, well, more shock. Uncertainty. A sense of: what just happened? What did over half of us just do? What on earth happens next?  These questions, usually just asked after a seismic event, just recur and echo when it c...

    Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but instead of swaggering like a brave buccaneer about to go solo, the national mood is shocked and anxious.

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    After pouring their drinks, a bartender in Julius's Bar refuses to serve John Timmins, Dick Leitsch, Craig Rodwell (1940 - 1993), and Randy Wicker, members of the Mattachine Society, an early American gay rights group, who were protesting New York liquor laws that prevented serving gay customers, New York, New York, April 21, 1966.

    The Oldest Gay Bars in New York

    The Oldest Gay Bars in New York

    For many drinkers, the history of LGBT bars in New York begins and ends with Greenwich Village’s famous the Stonewall Inn, site of the eponymous 1969 Riots.While the watering hole—recently transformed into a memorial site for the terrible massacre...

    As New York gears up to celebrate Pride weekend, a look back to New York’s earliest gay bars reveals how, long before the Stonewall Riots, LGBTs found places to be themselves.

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    Video

    BEIJING, CHINA:  Heavy pollution hangs in the air as traffic rolls along a recently completed expressway interchange that leads into Beijing's fast-changing downtown 20 February 2001 where the skyline has changed from depressing, dreary communist buildings to sleek, ultra-modern business towers in the span of a few years.  Despite Beijing's frantic rush to spruce up the city ahead of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) visit on 20 February, one thing officials have far less control over is the city's harsh pollution that greeted the arrival of the IOC today.  AFP PHOTO/Stephen SHAVER (Photo credit should read STEPHEN SHAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

    Beijing is Literally Sinking

    Beijing is Literally Sinking

    Most people know about Beijing’s air problem. Few people know it also has a serious water problem—but it’s the latter that’s causing the city to sink.According to a new study, China’s capital uses up so much water from the ground beneath it that t...

    The Chinese capital sucks up so much groundwater that it’s sinking four inches a year.

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    Watch Cameron Resignation

    Watch Cameron Resignation

    David Cameron has announced that he will resign as British Prime Minister after a humiliating defeat in the country's E.U. referendum. With his wife Samantha by his side, his voice cracked with emotion as he announced from the front of 10 Dow...

    David Cameron falls on his sword following defeat for 'remain' side.

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    Picture taken on January 25, 2016, in Laval, northwestern France, shows the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) logo at a KFC restaurant.
 / AFP / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER        (Photo credit should read JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)

    The KFC Box That Charges Your Phone

    The KFC Box That Charges Your Phone

    If you love fried chicken but find that your smartphone always dies while you’re eating it, KFC has solved your oddly specific problem.The new “Watt a Box,” a container that KFC has launched for its 5-in-1 Meal combo in India, offers not only five...

    KFC restaurants in India now serve chicken in a box that doubles as a phone charger.

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    PORTO, PORTUGAL - APRIL 15: Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United celebrates following the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg match between FC Porto and Manchester United at the Estadio do Dragao on April 15, 2009 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

    Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Mic into Lake

    Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Mic into Lake

    “Ronaldo, are you prepared for this game today?” That may seem like an innocuous question, but Portugal soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t see it that way. When a reporter asked him this on Wednesday as he and his teammates took a walk through ...

    CMTV is demanding an apology after the footballer drowned their reporter’s microphone.

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    Watch Cameron Resignation

    Watch Cameron Resignation

    David Cameron has announced that he will resign as British Prime Minister after a humiliating defeat in the country's E.U. referendum. With his wife Samantha by his side, his voice cracked with emotion as he announced from the front of 10 Dow...

    David Cameron falls on his sword following defeat for 'remain' side.

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    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display on Fire Inside Phoenix Walmart

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    July 4th came early at a Phoenix Arizona Walmart in all the wrong ways.In a video posted to WorldStarHipHop’s Facebook page last Friday, a Walmart customer recorded a giant burning fireworks display in an aisle. Apparently, a small group of people...

    Phoenix police are looking for at least two men and a woman suspected with starting the blaze.

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    Screenshot of CNN International clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses the Trump campaign's disastrously bad finances, comparing them to a Ponzi scheme.

    John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

    John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

    Trump’s campaign, short on cash and funneling much of what it does have into Trump businesses, “looks more like a Ponzi scheme than a presidential campaign,” Daily Beast editor-in-ch...

    Screenshot of CNN clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses Donald Trump's poor poll numbers and struggling campaign with Carol Costello.

    John Avlon: Why Trump is Imploding

    John Avlon: Why Trump is Imploding

    Trump’s recently fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski ran a “dysfunctional, anemic, absurd organization,” Daily Beast editor-in-chief John Avlon told Carol Costello on CNN.

    • Screenshot of CNN International clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses the Trump campaign's disastrously bad finances, comparing them to a Ponzi scheme.

      John Avlon on Trump’s Sad Fundraising

      Trump’s campaign, short on cash and funneling much of what it does have into Trump businesses, “looks more like a Ponzi scheme than a presidential campaign,” Daily Beast editor-in-ch...

    • Screenshot of CNN clip from 6/21/16 in which John Avlon discusses Donald Trump's poor poll numbers and struggling campaign with Carol Costello.

      John Avlon: Why Trump is Imploding

      Trump’s recently fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski ran a “dysfunctional, anemic, absurd organization,” Daily Beast editor-in-chief John Avlon told Carol Costello on CNN.

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display on Fire Inside Phoenix Walmart

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    Idiots Light Entire Fireworks Display...

    July 4th came early at a Phoenix Arizona Walmart in all the wrong ways.In a video posted to WorldStarHipHop’s Facebook page last Friday, a Walmart customer recorded a giant burning fireworks display in an aisle. Apparently, a small group of people...

    Phoenix police are looking for at least two men and a woman suspected with starting the blaze.

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