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 Trump has notoriously stated that Putin is a strong leader, and that NATO is obsolete and expensive.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

    The Trump-Putin Bromance Goes Deep

    The Trump-Putin Bromance Goes Deep

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

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

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    Workers prepare the main podium prior to the start of Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016.
The Democratic Party kicks off its national convention Monday to anoint Hillary Clinton its presidential nominee, as a row over leaked emails showing party leaders sought to undermine campaign rival Bernie Sanders threatened to upstage the gathering.

    Full Schedule for DNC 2016

    Full Schedule for DNC 2016

    After a lengthy primary process followed by a truly surreal 2016 Republican National Convention, it’s the Democratic Party’s turn to officially nominate their candidate for president.The 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia will beg...

    Watch Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Michelle Obama and Elizabeth Warren speak at the DNC.

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

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

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

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

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

    The Trump-Putin Bromance Goes Deep

    The Trump-Putin Bromance Goes Deep

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

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

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    DNC Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., speaks during a Florida delegation breakfast, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    DNC Chief Berned at Convention Opening

    DNC Chief Berned at Convention Opening

    PHILADELPHIA — The last person Bernie Sanders fans want to hear talk about unifying Democrats is the woman whose staffers tried to hand the nomination to Hillary Clinton.Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, wa...

    Not content with her stepping down, Sanders supporters booed the outgoing chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee and held out some hope that Clinton will not be nominated.

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    Trump & Hil Both Lying About Rival’s VP

    Trump & Hil Both Lying About Rival’s VP

    by Warren Fiske and Lauren Carroll U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders started the morning Sunday calling for DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz “to resign, period” over embarrassing emails released by Wikileaks showing favoritism to Hillary Clinton du...

    On education spending and political gifts.

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    Ted Cruz

    ‘Bad Lip Reading’ Does Cruz at RNC

    ‘Bad Lip Reading’ Does Cruz at RNC

    Sometimes “Bad Lip Reading” videos are just more accurate than reality. When Sen. Ted Cruz spoke at the Republican National Convention last week, the words coming out of his mouth did not sound particularly controversial—“vote your conscience”—but...

    This is what Ted Cruz actually wanted to tell Donald Trump at last week’s RNC.

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    John Oliver Exposes Donald Trump

    John Oliver Exposes Donald Trump

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

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

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    BoJack Horseman Season 3 premiering on Netflix on July 22, 2016. The series stars Will Arnett, Aaron Paul and Amy Sedaris. (Photo Netflix)

    ‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes on Abortion

    ‘BoJack Horseman’ Takes on Abortion

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

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

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

    The Muslim Host Taking on Trumpsters

    The Muslim Host Taking on Trumpsters

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

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

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    John Oliver Exposes Donald Trump

    John Oliver Exposes Donald Trump

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

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

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

    Superheroines Rule at Comic-Con

    Superheroines Rule at Comic-Con

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

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

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    Riz Ahmed poses in the portrait studio at the Pre-Bafta party hosted by EE and Esquire ahead of the 2013 EE British Academy Film Awards>> at The Savoy Hotel on February 6, 2013 in London, England.

    Meet 'The Night Of's' Breakout Star

    Meet 'The Night Of's' Breakout Star

    Riz Ahmed is terrified of spoiling The Night Of for you. It’s not entirely clear whether HBO put the fear of God in the young Pakistani-British actor or if he brought this worry upon himself. Either way, he is unwilling to give any hints about whe...

    The star of HBO’s addictive miniseries The Night Of talks playing a Muslim murder suspect in post-9/11 New York and what it’s like on the set of ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’

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    The Most Powerful Documentary in Years

    The Most Powerful Documentary in Years

    It takes all of one minute for Gleason to begin eliciting waterworks, and they rarely let up for the remainder of its 111 minutes. Absolutely heartbreaking in its intimate depiction of individual and familial adversity, J. Clay Tweel’s documentary...

    A wrenching portrait of New Orleans Saints hero Steve Gleason, who suffers from ALS, Gleason is the most stirring documentary in years. In theaters July 29th.

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

    Superheroines Rule at Comic-Con

    Superheroines Rule at Comic-Con

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

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

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    World News

    When Graham Greene Lied About My Mom

    When Graham Greene Lied About My Mom

    When Graham Greene Lied About My Mom

    I had to know the risks my mother and her lover—my father—were taking in Saigon: laughing together in a jeep with balloons, living together though the Foreign Office forbade it, making love with an armed guard posted outside his official residence...

    In ‘The Quiet American,’ Graham Greene lied about my diplomat parents and other innocents.

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    How Vladimir Putin's Spies Hid Olympic Athlete Doping

    How Putin’s Spies Hid Athlete Doping

    How Putin’s Spies Hid Athlete Doping

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

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

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

    What Hillary Got Wrong About the World

    What Hillary Got Wrong About the World

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

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

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    C3R5R6 General James Wolfe on the Heights of Abraham

    French Troops Lost America in 20 Minutes

    French Troops Lost America in 20 Minutes

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

    How French hubris determined the fate of North America.

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    How Vladimir Putin's Spies Hid Olympic Athlete Doping

    How Putin’s Spies Hid Athlete Doping

    How Putin’s Spies Hid Athlete Doping

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

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

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

    Christine Lagarde to Face Trial

    Christine Lagarde to Face Trial

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

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

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

    Munich Shooting Spree: 10 Dead

    Munich Shooting Spree: 10 Dead

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

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

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    Relatives of passengers missing on Malaysia Airlines MH370 holds placards during a press conference after meeting with the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) and Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur on July 21, 2016.
Transport ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia will meet on July 22 to discuss the future of the frustrating deep-sea search for missing flight MH370, officials said on July 21.

    New Evidence MH370 Glided to Its Death

    New Evidence MH370 Glided to Its Death

    Officials from Malaysia, Australia, and China have come as close as they could to saying that the greatest mystery in modern aviation, the disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370, will remain unsolved.Meeting in Kuala Lumpur they said, “In the absenc...

    The official search is nearly over while amateurs comb beaches to look for more debris. Already their efforts have turned up pieces of wing that show the plane didn't nosedive in...

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

    Christine Lagarde to Face Trial

    Christine Lagarde to Face Trial

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

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

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    U.S.

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

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

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

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

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    Oklahoma sheriff sold meth, questioned in missing persons cases

    Meth, Strippers, and a Missing Teen

    Meth, Strippers, and a Missing Teen

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

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

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    faked her own abduction Rachael Mattice

    Shania Fan Allegedly Faked Abduction

    Shania Fan Allegedly Faked Abduction

    She came home after her country singer hero tweeted about her disappearance.Now, a New York woman who vanished in June—and re-appeared only when Shania Twain pleaded for more information on her case—has been accused of faking her own kidnapping.Po...

    Police arrested Rachael Mattice after she reappeared at her home following a massive manhunt—and Twitter pleas from her favorite country singer.

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

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

    American Entrepreneurship in Decline

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

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

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    police and autism

    To Be Brown, Autistic, and Policed

    To Be Brown, Autistic, and Policed

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

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

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    Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump speaks during the Republican National Convention July 21, 2016.

    What Nurse Ratched Taught Me About Trump

    What Nurse Ratched Taught Me About Trump

    Last week I had an epiphany. I am not used to epiphanies and at first I thought it was a headache. The television set was on and the Republican National Convention was headed for its grand finale. Maybe it’s just me, but a week in Cleveland in Jul...

    Even if I beat the lethal infection and made it out of that hospital alive, I’d never be the same person again.

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    Tech + Health

    Tech's Not Our God. Or Our Devil.

    Tech’s Not Our God. Or Our Devil.

    Tech’s Not Our God. Or Our Devil.

    On July 8, 2015, as I was in the midst of working on this book, United Airlines suffered a computer problem and grounded its planes. That same day, the New York Stock Exchange halted trading when its system stopped working properly. The Wall Stree...

    Complex technologies have made our world easier to navigate and infinitely more baffling. The author of ‘Overcomplicated’ walks us down the middle path.

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    A woman rides in a water chute.

    ‘Heat Dome’ to Fry the U.S.?

    ‘Heat Dome’ to Fry the U.S.?

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

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

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

    Twitter’s Never Going to Stop Trolls

    Twitter’s Never Going to Stop Trolls

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

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

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    : How AirBnB Tolerates Gay Hate

    Can Airbnb Do More to Fight Gay Hate?

    Can Airbnb Do More to Fight Gay Hate?

    Buddy Fisher wanted a place to stay during Austin’s Pride Festival. Then he got a message from his potential Airbnb host: “No LGBT people, please. I do not support people who are against humanity. Sorry.”Fisher’s experience, first reported by KHOU...

    It bars homophobic hosts on a case-by-case basis, but campaigners argue the home-sharing site could be doing more to protect LGBT guests from discrimination.

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    A woman rides in a water chute.

    ‘Heat Dome’ to Fry the U.S.?

    ‘Heat Dome’ to Fry the U.S.?

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

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

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    Pseudoscience at the RNC

    Cleveland RNC Star Peddles Dubious Pills

    Cleveland RNC Star Peddles Dubious Pills

    CLEVELAND — A multi-level marketer who peddles pseudoscience—and whose product is endorsed by America’s leading conspiracy theorist—is scheduled to speak in a primetime slot Wednesday at the Republican National Convention.Michelle Van Etten was pr...

    A marketer who sells pseudoscience pills just landed a prime-time slot at the convention. Among her fans: Infowars’ Alex Jones, who says the supplements make him ‘crazed and aggressi...

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    Cops Have a New Way to Take Your Money

    Cops Have a New Way to Take Your Money

    Being pulled over by the police can be a harrowing experience, but it becomes undeniably more distressing when the police can wrongly assume you’re a criminal and take your cash from you as if it’s drug money. That can happen under the practice of...

    Police in Oklahoma can scan prepaid debit cards and seize money that they suspect is from criminal sources.

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    Everlast on Raising A Kid With Cystic Fibrosis

    I Had to Contemplate My Baby’s Mortality

    I Had to Contemplate My Baby’s Mortality

    Some days you really don't know how you're going to make it through.I once was a carefree, self-centered, full-grown man-child. I started making records when I was 17 with Ice T. By 21, I had my first real taste of success with a band ca...

    The former House of Pain frontman on a complicated fatherhood.

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    Pseudoscience at the RNC

    Cleveland RNC Star Peddles Dubious Pills

    Cleveland RNC Star Peddles Dubious Pills

    CLEVELAND — A multi-level marketer who peddles pseudoscience—and whose product is endorsed by America’s leading conspiracy theorist—is scheduled to speak in a primetime slot Wednesday at the Republican National Convention.Michelle Van Etten was pr...

    A marketer who sells pseudoscience pills just landed a prime-time slot at the convention. Among her fans: Infowars’ Alex Jones, who says the supplements make him ‘crazed and aggressi...

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    Arts + Culture

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

    The Painting Hitler Fought For

    The Painting Hitler Fought For

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

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

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     Arthur Bispo do Rosário's sailboat

    How To Make Hoarding Into Art

    How To Make Hoarding Into Art

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

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

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    Absolutely Fabulous Movie

    Sweetie Darling, ‘AbFab’ Blazes Back

    Sweetie Darling, ‘AbFab’ Blazes Back

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

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

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

    From Camelot To Shamelot

    From Camelot To Shamelot

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

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

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     Arthur Bispo do Rosário's sailboat

    How To Make Hoarding Into Art

    How To Make Hoarding Into Art

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

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

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    Prince George Gives Lupo Lick Of Gelato

    Prince George Gives Lupo Lick Of Gelato

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

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

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    Feb 14, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Eastern Conference guard John Wall of the Washington Wizards (2) drives against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry in the second half during the NBA All Star Game at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports - RTX26XSX

    The NBA Picked Trans People Over Money

    The NBA Picked Trans People Over Money

    The NBA spent the last several months making direct threats to North Carolina legislators insisting it would move the 2017 All-Star Game—and the $100 million in local business that would come with it—if the state didn’t change HB2, a bill that wou...

    By canceling the 2017 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, the league may have just made the gutsiest move by a pro sports outfit in decades.

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    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Why Ronaldo Can’t Keep His Clothes On

    Why Ronaldo Can’t Keep His Clothes On

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

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

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    Prince George Gives Lupo Lick Of Gelato

    Prince George Gives Lupo Lick Of Gelato

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

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

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