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    Moderator Lester Holt presides over the first debate between Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016.

    Why Did CNN Make Lester Holt Invisible?

    Why Did CNN Make Lester Holt Invisible?

    To borrow one of CNN’s advertising slogans, the cable outlet decided to “go there” during Monday night’s great debate.If you depended on that particular news source, as I did, to watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump mix it up at Long Island’s Ho...

    If you were watching CNN’s coverage of the Clinton vs Trump slugfest, moderator Lester Holt of NBC was nowhere to be seen—and today CNN won’t say why.

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    Style reporter Monica Hesse spends the night inside The Trump International Hotel.  in Washington, D.C. on September  15, 2016. 
(Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

    ‘America’ Spelled Wrong on Trump Hote...

    ‘America’ Spelled Wrong on Trump Hote...

    Make “Amerrica” Great Again? Debate-themed menus at the Benjamin Bar & Lounge, the lobby bar of Donald Trump’s new Trump International Hotel Washington D.C., spelled the word “America” wrong. Specifically, if you ordered the “Benjamin beer sil...

    The hotel Trump touted during Monday night’s debate just spelled ‘America’ as ‘Amerrica.’

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    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks as she meets with campaign supporters after the first presidential debate with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, in Westbury, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016.

    When Trump Wouldn’t Rent to Blacks

    When Trump Wouldn’t Rent to Blacks

    Although Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump weren’t being fact-checked in real time by moderator Lester Holt, there was no shortage of context being added by news organizations around the country—and The Daily Beast is no exception.Clinton hit the f...

    During last night’s debate, Hillary Clinton hit Donald Trump over his past policy of discriminating against tenants of color—previously reported by The Daily Beast.

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    Moderator Lester Holt presides over the first debate between Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016.

    Why Did CNN Make Lester Holt Invisible?

    Why Did CNN Make Lester Holt Invisible?

    To borrow one of CNN’s advertising slogans, the cable outlet decided to “go there” during Monday night’s great debate.If you depended on that particular news source, as I did, to watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump mix it up at Long Island’s Ho...

    If you were watching CNN’s coverage of the Clinton vs Trump slugfest, moderator Lester Holt of NBC was nowhere to be seen—and today CNN won’t say why.

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    Latina Miss Universe Thanks Hillary

    Latina Miss Universe Thanks Hillary

    In the final moments of the first presidential debate Monday night, Hillary Clinton brought up Alicia Machado, a former winner of Trump’s Miss Universe pageant who told Inside Edition this year that Donald Trump referred to her as “Miss Housekeepi...

    Clinton confronted Trump with his ‘Miss Housekeeping’ comment about Latina pageant winner.

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    Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the first debate with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  - RTSPKGE

    Body-Language Expert: Trump ‘Defensive’

    Body-Language Expert: Trump ‘Defensive’

    Donald Trump may have a super-healthy testosterone level, as his purported medical stats indicated on Dr. Oz, but in his first-ever debate against Hillary Clinton, she was the more macho candidate.That was the analysis of Gonzaga University anthro...

    During the first 2016 presidential debate, Trump’s ‘pugnacious pouts were fewer,’ the ‘uncertainty shrugs’ more numerous, says David Givens—and Clinton was totally in control.

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    Entertainment

    'The Daily Show' host Trevor Noah mocks Trump.

    ‘Daily Show’: Trump ‘Spinning’ His Loss

    ‘Daily Show’: Trump ‘Spinning’ His Loss

    On Monday, Donald Trump became the first presidential candidate to enter the so-called spin room and talk directly to reporters after a general-election debate. And it wasn’t because he won.“Normally the candidates leave it up to their surrogates ...

    Host Trevor Noah took on all the post-debate reactions Tuesday night, including Donald Trump’s foray into the spin room.

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    Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian at Onyx Nightclub on March 27, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Rob Tweets Out Kylie Jenner’s Digits

    Rob Tweets Out Kylie Jenner’s Digits

    As noted Kardashian tax dependent Tyga once said, “Everybody deserves to be happy.” At the time, the “Rack City” rapper and G.O.O.D. Music charity case was referring to the unholy union between his ex, Blac Chyna, and Rob Kardashian. The ensuing w...

    In a brazen plea for attention, the Kardashian bro tweeted out his little half sister’s digits, supposedly in revenge for forgetting to invite his baby mama to her own baby shower.

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    American Honey--the Awesome New Road Trip Drama

    The Hollywood Discovery of the Year

    The Hollywood Discovery of the Year

    Sasha Lane, the breakout star of the year, was born on September 29, 1995. Last summer she was a college freshman, one of the thousands that make the annual pilgrimage to Florida to party their way through spring break forever—only last summer, af...

    The 20-year-old star of Andrea Arnold’s road trip saga ‘American Honey’ is one of the year’s finest finds. She opens up about what it’s like to be thrust into the spotlight.

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    Seth Meyers on Donald Trump.

    Seth Meyers: Trump Was ‘So Unprepared’

    Seth Meyers: Trump Was ‘So Unprepared’

    Seth Meyers wasn’t the first late-night host to weigh in on the first presidential debate Monday night, but he was the most emphatic.As the host said at the beginning of his “closer look,” all that “spin” about Donald Trump not preparing for the d...

    The ‘Late Night’ host delivered his takeaways from the first big presidential debate live Monday night.

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    Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian at Onyx Nightclub on March 27, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Rob Tweets Out Kylie Jenner’s Digits

    Rob Tweets Out Kylie Jenner’s Digits

    As noted Kardashian tax dependent Tyga once said, “Everybody deserves to be happy.” At the time, the “Rack City” rapper and G.O.O.D. Music charity case was referring to the unholy union between his ex, Blac Chyna, and Rob Kardashian. The ensuing w...

    In a brazen plea for attention, the Kardashian bro tweeted out his little half sister’s digits, supposedly in revenge for forgetting to invite his baby mama to her own baby shower.

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    Drunk History

    ‘Drunk History’s’ S**tfaced Brilliance

    ‘Drunk History’s’ S**tfaced Brilliance

    Drunk History premiered as a Funny or Die web series in 2007 and became an instant viral sensation. Clickbait content has often been accused of pandering to the lowest common denominator via big boobs, epic fails, and whimsical animal pairings. So...

    The fourth season of Comedy Central’s hilariously drunken history lesson promises a Lin-Manuel Miranda cameo and lots of bad decisions.

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    Sutton Foster

    The Ceaseless Charm of Sutton Foster

    The Ceaseless Charm of Sutton Foster

    There’s advice that Sutton Foster gives the high school and college students she works with. “It sounds like the hardest thing to do, but: You are enough. Be yourself,” she tells them. “Your individuality and singularity is what’s going to make yo...

    She’s one of the most successful Broadway actresses…ever. On TV Land’s ‘Younger,’ she plays a 41-year-old pretending to be 26. Sutton Foster tells us what both ages have taught her.

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    Bruce Springsteen

    The Best Bruce Songs You’ve Never Heard

    The Best Bruce Songs You’ve Never Heard

    Along with the release of Bruce Springsteen’s first memoir, Born to Run, comes a new compilation album of 18 songs chosen by The Boss himself to act as a companion to his life’s story.The first five songs on Chapter and Verse—“Baby I,” “You Can’t ...

    The same day he released his first memoir, the Boss released ‘Chapter and Verse,’ including five never-before-heard songs. Here are seven more rare tracks you need to hear.

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    Drunk History

    ‘Drunk History’s’ S**tfaced Brilliance

    ‘Drunk History’s’ S**tfaced Brilliance

    Drunk History premiered as a Funny or Die web series in 2007 and became an instant viral sensation. Clickbait content has often been accused of pandering to the lowest common denominator via big boobs, epic fails, and whimsical animal pairings. So...

    The fourth season of Comedy Central’s hilariously drunken history lesson promises a Lin-Manuel Miranda cameo and lots of bad decisions.

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    World News

    Members of the Civil Defence rescue children after what activists said was an air strike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo June 2, 2014.

    U.S. Warned of Attack on Syria Aid Group

    U.S. Warned of Attack on Syria Aid Group

    Two days prior to devastating aerial attacks, Michael Ratney, the U.S. special envoy to Syria, was told the Assad regime was planning to hit the Aleppo facilities of the Syrian Civil Defense, a volunteer rescue group.Raed al-Saleh, the head of the...

    The Obama administration, desperate to save a shattered Syrian ceasefire, seems to have ignored concrete intelligence of an atrocity to come.

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    The Greatest myths about Jesus

    The Biggest Myths About Jesus Christ

    The Biggest Myths About Jesus Christ

    1. Jesus wasn’t tall and white. We’ve said it before but it bears repeating: Jesus was not the light-haired blue-eyed icon of European art. The problem isn’t limited to European painters: Willem Dafoe, Robert Powell, and Diogo Morgado have all bro...

    Was he really a pacifist? And what did he think about marriage? Oh, and there’s that whole thing about the color of his skin…

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    Pope Francis style of leadership

    How Francis Has Changed the Church

    How Francis Has Changed the Church

    President John Quincy Adams once said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.”  The popular enthusiasm surrounding the papacy of Pope Francis is, in part, a testament to his highly co...

    Despite being in office only a few years, Pope Francis has already created significant change in the ministry of the Catholic Church.

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    Socialite as Spy story, which is really about how underestimated women were in her day, WWII, with the twist that that's what saved her life

    Socialite Beat the Nazis By Playing Dumb

    Socialite Beat the Nazis By Playing Dumb

    PARIS—If you’re going to have an obit in The New York Times, it would be hard have a more intriguing headline than this one from March 2000: “Gertrude Sanford Legendre, 97, Socialite Turned Hunter and Prisoner of War,” unless they’d added, as they...

    Big game hunter, legendary French Riviera partier, and a quintessential WASP—Gertrude Sanford was also a vital U.S. spy who managed to outmaneuver the Nazis after being captured.

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    The Greatest myths about Jesus

    The Biggest Myths About Jesus Christ

    The Biggest Myths About Jesus Christ

    1. Jesus wasn’t tall and white. We’ve said it before but it bears repeating: Jesus was not the light-haired blue-eyed icon of European art. The problem isn’t limited to European painters: Willem Dafoe, Robert Powell, and Diogo Morgado have all bro...

    Was he really a pacifist? And what did he think about marriage? Oh, and there’s that whole thing about the color of his skin…

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    In the trenches; analysis of Dien Bien Phu

    Dien Bien Phu's Costly Unlearned Lessons

    Dien Bien Phu's Costly Unlearned Lessons

    In the fall of 1953, the fortunes of the Vietminh Communists looked brighter than ever in their seven-year war against Vietnam’s erstwhile colonial masters, the French. General Vo Nguyen Giap, chief architect and strategist of the People’s Army of...

    In 1953, a hard fought battle between French and Vietnamese forces finished off France as a colonial power and eerily presaged the fate of the US in Vietnam a decade later.

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    Jeremy Corbyn

    Corbyn Wins: Hard Left Kills Off Labour

    Corbyn Wins: Hard Left Kills Off Labour

    At 11:45 a.m. Saturday morning, Theresa May, the newly ensconced leader of the Conservative Party, won a handsome victory at Britain’s next general election. It was also the time, the precise moment, when the Labour Party ceased to exist as a func...

    After a year of Corbyn’s ineffectual leadership, Labour had a chance to return to mainstream politics. Instead, its members chose to indulge in the sanctimony of permanent opposition.

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    E303CR Pippa Middleton leaving Loulou's in Mayfair at 1:40am with stockbroker boyfriend Nico Jackson  Featuring: Pippa Middleton,Nico J

    Pippa Middleton’s Hacker ‘Arrested’

    Pippa Middleton’s Hacker ‘Arrested’

    Just last weekend, Pippa Middleton gave an interview in which she bemoaned the intrusion into her privacy which her position as sister of the future queen, Kate Middleton, occasions.Today, those fears have taken on a nightmarish reality with the n...

    A man has reportedly been arrested by British police after 3,000 photos stolen from Pippa’s account were offered for sale.

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    In the trenches; analysis of Dien Bien Phu

    Dien Bien Phu's Costly Unlearned Lessons

    Dien Bien Phu's Costly Unlearned Lessons

    In the fall of 1953, the fortunes of the Vietminh Communists looked brighter than ever in their seven-year war against Vietnam’s erstwhile colonial masters, the French. General Vo Nguyen Giap, chief architect and strategist of the People’s Army of...

    In 1953, a hard fought battle between French and Vietnamese forces finished off France as a colonial power and eerily presaged the fate of the US in Vietnam a decade later.

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    U.S.

    An artistic depiction of Terence Crutcher is displayed at his funeral in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Kurt Steiss  - RTSPASR

    Stuck in Jail as Cops Killed Her Husband

    Stuck in Jail as Cops Killed Her Husband

    The day Terence Crutcher died, his widow was stuck in jail.Frenchel Johnson, Crutcher’s common-law wife of 16 years and the mother of his three children, was incarcerated on an assault charge Sept. 16. That evening, Officer Betty Shelby fatally sh...

    First she was locked up for tangling with a neighbor. Then she found out her husband had been shot dead. Now she’s in a legal battle with his family.

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    Refugees: Right-Wing Sheriff Targeted Us SEO: Refugees Say Right-Wing California Sheriff Intimidated Them at Gunpoint

    Refugees: Right-Wing Sheriff Targeted Us

    Refugees: Right-Wing Sheriff Targeted Us

    The plainclothes officer was on Dollarsai Yurgh’s property with an assault rifle to “audit the vote,” he said. But the scene looked more like a stickup.“Show me your hands!” the officer allegedly yelled, pointing his gun at Yurgh. When he finally ...

    The Hmong community of Northern California is suing a lawman obsessed with ‘voter fraud’ for allegedly scaring them from the polls with assault rifles.

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    Right-Wing Gala Honors Freddie Gray Cops

    Right-Wing Gala Honors Freddie Gray Cops

    The conservative Media Research Center took a victory lap on behalf of the six Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray before he died from the result of an injury sustained in their custody last year.The self-appointed “media watchdog”...

    The Media Research Center paid tribute to three Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of the young black man who later died.

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    An artistic depiction of Terence Crutcher is displayed at his funeral in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Kurt Steiss  - RTSPASR

    Stuck in Jail as Cops Killed Her Husband

    Stuck in Jail as Cops Killed Her Husband

    The day Terence Crutcher died, his widow was stuck in jail.Frenchel Johnson, Crutcher’s common-law wife of 16 years and the mother of his three children, was incarcerated on an assault charge Sept. 16. That evening, Officer Betty Shelby fatally sh...

    First she was locked up for tangling with a neighbor. Then she found out her husband had been shot dead. Now she’s in a legal battle with his family.

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    Cleveland, UNITED STATES: LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers walks off the court during Game Three of the NBA Finals 12 June 2007 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The Spurs won the game 75-72 to lead the best-of-seven game series 3-0.     AFP PHOTO/JEFF HAYNES (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

    Watch: LeBron James on Police Shootings

    Watch: LeBron James on Police Shootings

    LeBron James fears what might happen to his 12-year-old son in an interaction with police, the NBA Finals MVP told reporters on Monday.“It’s a scary-ass situation,” James said at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ media day, “that if my son calls me and say...

    “If my son calls me and says he’s been pulled over… I’m not that confident that things are going to go well and my son is going to return home,” James said.

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    Trump’s White Firewall in Peach State

    Trump’s White Firewall in Peach State

    Trump’s White Firewall in Peach State

    Sheryl-Ann Pruitt has managed to get a few things right. Keeping up the premiums on her late ex-husband’s life insurance policy was one of them. The other was getting hired on at an auto assembly plant, located an hour or so outside of Atlanta.Tha...

    ‘Ain’t no way in hell I’m voting for Hillary,’ she says. ‘I know she’s lying when she opens her mouth.’

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    Tech + Health

    The Dark Web Bails on Trump After Debat

    Trump’s Online Trolls Turn on ‘Daddy’

    Trump’s Online Trolls Turn on ‘Daddy’

    One of Donald Trump’s most ardent fringe message boards appeared to turn on its candidate of choice during Monday night’s debate, saying he “got played” and that “this was not supposed to happen.”4chan, the alt-right forum that Trump and his campa...

    The alt-right diehards of 4chan, who’ve helped power the GOP nominee’s campaign with racist memes, were none too thrilled about his ‘400-pound’ hacker comment at the first debate. Th...

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    robot nurse

    ‘Nursebots’ Will Make Shortages Obsolete

    ‘Nursebots’ Will Make Shortages Obsolete

    For years, the U.S. has experienced a shortage of registered nurses. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that while the number of nurses will increase by 19 percent by 2022, demand will grow faster than the supply, and that there will be over ...

    By 2022, one million nurse jobs will be unfilled—leaving patients with lower quality care and longer waits. But what if robots could do the job?

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     VR community lashes out at Trumpkin

    Trump Techbro Sparks Pro-Hillary Revolt

    Trump Techbro Sparks Pro-Hillary Revolt

    Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and Oculus Rift developers are donating to Hillary Clinton in direct response to news that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is backing a political action group pushing “shitposts” on behalf of Donald Trump.Some developers ...

    The Daily Beast revealed Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey as a Trump “shitposting” sugar daddy. Now the Virtual Reality community is coming out hard for Hillary Clinton.

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18:  Actor Jim Carrey arrives at LACMA's 50th Anniversary Gala at LACMA on April 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

    Jim Carrey Lawsuit Just Got Uglier

    Jim Carrey Lawsuit Just Got Uglier

    The wrongful death lawsuit against Jim Carrey just went from strange to stranger.In an amended complaint filed Thursday, Mark Burton, the estranged husband of Jim Carrey’s late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White, is claiming that the Liar, Liar star ga...

    A lawsuit that alleges the actor had involvement in the death of Cathriona White was amended Thursday. It claims Carrey gave White multiple sexual transmitted diseases, including her...

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    robot nurse

    ‘Nursebots’ Will Make Shortages Obsolete

    ‘Nursebots’ Will Make Shortages Obsolete

    For years, the U.S. has experienced a shortage of registered nurses. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that while the number of nurses will increase by 19 percent by 2022, demand will grow faster than the supply, and that there will be over ...

    By 2022, one million nurse jobs will be unfilled—leaving patients with lower quality care and longer waits. But what if robots could do the job?

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    Facebook is waaay too involved in this election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

    “You’re on CNN. The show that leads into me is puppets making crank phone calls!”In 2004, that’s how ex-Daily Show anchor Jon Stewart famously rebutted Crossfire host Tucker Carlson’s allegation that he had gone too soft on John Kerry. Seven years...

    Still denying it’s a media company, Facebook says it’s just a technology company. But given its influence on the election, how much longer can it keep up the charade?

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    Facebook Fat Cat Funding Trump Memes

    Facebook Fat Cat Funding Trump Memes

    A Silicon Valley titan is putting money behind an unofficial Donald Trump group dedicated to “shitposting” and circulating internet memes maligning Hillary Clinton.Oculus founder Palmer Luckey financially backed a pro-Trump political organization ...

    Palmer Luckey—founder of Oculus—is funding a Trump group that circulates dirty memes about Hillary Clinton.

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    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    Please Do Not Hack Your Own EpiPen

    EpiPens are so expensive that some people are trying to make their own. But the makeshift cure might be just as dangerous as a severe allergic reaction.After pharmaceutical company Mylan acquired the EpiPen patent in 2007, the emergency allergy me...

    In response to EpiPen’s 600 percent price hike, some users are hacking cheap, DIY versions at home. But experts warn of infection and overdose.

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    Facebook is waaay too involved in this election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

    Facebook, Stop Messing With the Election

    “You’re on CNN. The show that leads into me is puppets making crank phone calls!”In 2004, that’s how ex-Daily Show anchor Jon Stewart famously rebutted Crossfire host Tucker Carlson’s allegation that he had gone too soft on John Kerry. Seven years...

    Still denying it’s a media company, Facebook says it’s just a technology company. But given its influence on the election, how much longer can it keep up the charade?

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    Arts + Culture

    Moderator Lester Holt presides over the first debate between Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016.

    Why Did CNN Make Lester Holt Invisible?

    Why Did CNN Make Lester Holt Invisible?

    To borrow one of CNN’s advertising slogans, the cable outlet decided to “go there” during Monday night’s great debate.If you depended on that particular news source, as I did, to watch Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump mix it up at Long Island’s Ho...

    If you were watching CNN’s coverage of the Clinton vs Trump slugfest, moderator Lester Holt of NBC was nowhere to be seen—and today CNN won’t say why.

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    Sneak Peek at Jimmy Breslin's New Novel

    Trumpet Lessons, Life Lessons

    Trumpet Lessons, Life Lessons

    My Aunt Harriet took me up on the bus to the Wurlitzer store on Sutphin Boulevard and bought a used trumpet, which she paid for with bills and change from the grandmother’s purse. Afterwards, each Saturday morning, my mother gave me three dollars ...

    In an excerpt from his autobiographical novel—his first published work in a decade—Jimmy Breslin describes his first trumpet lessons, and stumbles upon a scene of heartbreaking beauty.

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    How a White Trash Girl Stumbled on Grace

    How a White Trash Girl Stumbled on Grace

    How a White Trash Girl Stumbled on Grace

    I am a writer. It seems unlikely yet inevitable that I should have become one. I didn’t go to college, have no degree, but I do have what they call, “a past.” I was named after my father, Willie, a con artist, card sharp, and sometimes garden-vari...

    Her father was a thief, her mother a drunk, but Billie Livingston was determined to be a writer. She succeeded, then it got hard, and then the magic happened.

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    The Great British Bake Off

    The ‘Great British Bake Off’ Break Down

    The ‘Great British Bake Off’ Break Down

    If Nigel Farage and Brexit are the hard, political manifestation of the never-ending existential crisis of what it means to be British, then the BBC TV show the Great British Bake Off is their gentler, custard-soaked cultural counterpart.Bake Off,...

    There is nothing more British than a TV baking show. But Bake Off has accepted an appetizing $99m deal to abandon the BBC and there’s a sour taste in everyone’s mouth.

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    Sneak Peek at Jimmy Breslin's New Novel

    Trumpet Lessons, Life Lessons

    Trumpet Lessons, Life Lessons

    My Aunt Harriet took me up on the bus to the Wurlitzer store on Sutphin Boulevard and bought a used trumpet, which she paid for with bills and change from the grandmother’s purse. Afterwards, each Saturday morning, my mother gave me three dollars ...

    In an excerpt from his autobiographical novel—his first published work in a decade—Jimmy Breslin describes his first trumpet lessons, and stumbles upon a scene of heartbreaking beauty.

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    Lord Ivar Mountbatten attends the drinks reception hosted by Dockers, the San Francisco based apparel brand, at Kensington Palace on the eve of 'Dockers Flannels For Heroes' cricket match on June 19, 2014 in London, England.

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    When Lord Ivar Mountbatten made the recent decision to come out as gay in the British media, he was identified as “the Queen’s cousin,” which is a somewhat economically truthful version of the real situation—he is actually the queen’s third cousin...

    The recent coming-out of a distant relative of Queen Elizabeth highlights the perils inherent in the business of being a minor royal—you do have the name, but not much else.

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    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    The Play Putting Dubya on Trial

    President George W. Bush was found guilty of war crimes last night at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. The jury vote was 6-3.Don’t worry if you didn’t know the 43rd president was on trial. This was an off-Broadway verdict, the conclu...

    In a new play, Bush is charged with three overarching crimes resulting from the war in Iraq—and every night a jury of audience members votes on whether he is guilty or not.

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    T.V. host Glenn Beck addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)  in Washington on Saturday Feb. 20, 2010.

    Ex-Exec Sues ‘Paranoid’ Glenn Beck

    Ex-Exec Sues ‘Paranoid’ Glenn Beck

    The abrupt end of a beautiful friendship—nearly two decades of mutual admiration between struggling media entrepreneur Glenn Beck and his fired top executive, Christopher Balfe—has become a legal battle of ugly accusations that only promise to get...

    The Blaze owner has driven his company ‘into the ground due to his own erratic behavior, excessive spending, and mismanagement,’ his ex-top executive alleges.

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    Lord Ivar Mountbatten attends the drinks reception hosted by Dockers, the San Francisco based apparel brand, at Kensington Palace on the eve of 'Dockers Flannels For Heroes' cricket match on June 19, 2014 in London, England.

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    The Curse of Being a Royal Nobody

    When Lord Ivar Mountbatten made the recent decision to come out as gay in the British media, he was identified as “the Queen’s cousin,” which is a somewhat economically truthful version of the real situation—he is actually the queen’s third cousin...

    The recent coming-out of a distant relative of Queen Elizabeth highlights the perils inherent in the business of being a minor royal—you do have the name, but not much else.

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