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    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaks outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the corruption case of McDonnell. The Supreme Court seems likely to overturn the conviction of McDonnell on political corruption charges and place new limits on the reach of federal bribery laws.

    Our New Political Pay-to-Play Golden Age

    Our New Political Pay-to-Play Golden Age

    The Supreme Court just threw a lifeline to politicians looking to play and get paid—and perhaps even to some big fish in New York who have already been caught and convicted for doing just that.In 2014, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was found ...

    “Every official (is) going to be waving this decision around like a flag.”

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    US Representative Charlie Rangel, a Democrat from New York, speaks prior to a signing ceremony for the East African Community - United States Cooperation Agreement on Trade Facilitation, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, and Technical Barries to Trade, at the Office of the US Trade Representative in Washington, DC, February 26, 2015.

    Harlem Dems Play Race Card on Each Other

    Harlem Dems Play Race Card on Each Other

    For more than a half century, the locus of African-American political power was a congressional district in New York City.Represented first by Adam Clayton Powell Jr., a civil rights icon weakened by ethical issues and finally bested by Rep. Charl...

    Democratic elections in New York are often competitions for ethnic power masked by ideological difference—and that’s certainly true in the 13th CD.

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    Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) stands along side US Senator Elizabeth Warren at a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. June 27, 2016.

    Women Worry About Clinton-Warren Ticket

    Women Worry About Clinton-Warren Ticket

    CINCINNATI, OH — Long before Elizabeth Warren joined Hillary Clinton on the campaign stage on Monday, the senator from Massachusetts had proven herself to be one of most effective surrogates this cycle for the Clinton campaign.The question Monday ...

    You’d think the idea of two powerful female politicians would fire up Democratic women. Instead, it’s making these Ohio voters very nervous.

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    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaks outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the corruption case of McDonnell. The Supreme Court seems likely to overturn the conviction of McDonnell on political corruption charges and place new limits on the reach of federal bribery laws.

    Our New Political Pay-to-Play Golden Age

    Our New Political Pay-to-Play Golden Age

    The Supreme Court just threw a lifeline to politicians looking to play and get paid—and perhaps even to some big fish in New York who have already been caught and convicted for doing just that.In 2014, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was found ...

    “Every official (is) going to be waving this decision around like a flag.”

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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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    #NeverTrump Cleveland Plan Won’t Work

    #NeverTrump Cleveland Plan Won’t Work

    An elaborate rules change that would give Republican delegates the freedom to vote their conscience could be Never Trump Republicans final stand against the man who is turning their world upside down. If allowed to vote how they want, these Republ...

    The #NeverTrump movement is hoping rogue delegates will help them overthrow Trump once and for all on the convention floor. Democrats tried the same thing in 1980 and it failed miser...

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    SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Drake" Episode 1703 -- Pictured: (l-r) Darrell Hammond as Donald Trump and Bobby Moynihan as Governor Chris Christie during the "Donald Trump & Chris Christie Cold Open" sketch on May 14, 2016 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC)

    SNL’s Darrell Hammond on Embodying Trump

    SNL’s Darrell Hammond on Embodying Trump

    Darrell Hammond is nothing short of a rockstar at the second annual Politicon in Pasadena, California. Though the Saturday Night Live veteran and expert impressionist may be nearly unrecognizable as himself to most, he can’t make it more than a fe...

    In between appearances at Politicon, ‘SNL’ veteran Darrell Hammond talked about what it takes to become Donald Trump.

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    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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    John Oliver Loses It Over Brexit

    John Oliver Loses It Over Brexit

    Last week, British satirist John Oliver spent a considerable portion of his late-night HBO program, Last Week Tonight, addressing the upcoming EU referendum, and urging his viewers that it would be “absolutely crazy” for Britain to leave the Europ...

    The British comedian addressed the Brexit fallout and Trump’s idiotic reaction to it on the latest edition of his HBO series, ‘Last Week Tonight.’

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    BET Awards Go All Out for Prince Tribute

    BET Awards Go All Out for Prince Tribute

    Last month, Madonna delivered what might best be described as a passable tribute to the late Prince at the Billboard Music Awards. With social media less-than-impressed with her performance, BET responded with a since-deleted tweet promoting this ...

    Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, The Roots, Sheila E., and Erykah Badu were among the artists who nailed Prince tributes at Sunday’s BET Awards.

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    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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    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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    World News

    Pope Francis, flanked by Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II and Armenia's President Serzh Sarkisian, attends a farewell ceremony at Yerevan's Zvartnots Airport on June 26, 2016.

    Pope Francis’s Mea Culpa on Gays

    Pope Francis’s Mea Culpa on Gays

    ROME — By now it is no big secret that Pope Francis is one of the most open-minded pontiffs in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, especially when it comes to traditionally taboo topics. He started his pontificate by shocking the world with ...

    Returning from Armenia, a well-meaning Pope Francis says the church should apologize for the harm it has done to LGBT people and other wronged groups.

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    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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    Iran's Air Force

    Iran’s Trying to Rebuild Its Air Force

    Iran’s Trying to Rebuild Its Air Force

    After decades of financial and technological strangulation, the Iranian air force—at one time among the most advanced in the world—finally has an opportunity to modernize and potentially become a serious aerial opponent for the United States and o...

    Iran used to have one of the best equipped air forces in the world. Now it’s a joke.

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    CORRECTION - Pro-government Egyptians holding national flags gather on Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square on January 25, 2016, as the country marks the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising.
Egyptians marked the fifth anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak amid tight security and a warning from the new regime that demonstrations will not be tolerated.

    The Seething Anger of Egypt’s Students

    The Seething Anger of Egypt’s Students

    CAIRO — On a warm spring day in late March this year, a now rare site gripped the upper reaches of Cairo’s Kasr al-Aini Boulevard leading to Tahrir Square. Around 100 protestors waving banners and shouting against government inaction, gathered out...

    When Abdel Fattah el-Sisi overthrew the elected but inept Muslim Brotherhood government, hope was in the air and many young people exulted. But no more.

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    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 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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    U.S. News

    In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt smiles as a banner is raised in her honor before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Knoxville, Tenn. Amid reports of Summitt’s failing health as her Alzheimer’s disease progresses, her family issued a statement Sunday, June 26, 2016, asking for prayers and saying that the former Tennessee women’s basketball coach is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her.

    Pat Summitt Remembered as a Trailblazer

    Pat Summitt Remembered as a Trailblazer

    After news broke Tuesday morning that legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt had passed away at age 64, colleagues, sports players, and celebrities took to social media to remember the winningest coach in NCAA history. Su...

    “She outworked her rivals… and became a role model to millions of Americans,” President Obama said.

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    The Secret Nazi Dance Music Underground

    The Secret Nazi Dance Music Underground

    Jungle beats hypnotically hammer as Hitler’s words flash across the screen: “I shall annihilate everyone who is opposed to me.”In this music video, the track’s heavy baseline pulsates, and instantly, you’re flying above a bombed-out Berlin circa 1...

    Before Edward Perkowski was arrested for hoarding assault rifles, he is believed to have been uploading pro-Hitler EDM tracks as ‘DJ Ghost of the Reich.’

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    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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    In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt smiles as a banner is raised in her honor before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Knoxville, Tenn. Amid reports of Summitt’s failing health as her Alzheimer’s disease progresses, her family issued a statement Sunday, June 26, 2016, asking for prayers and saying that the former Tennessee women’s basketball coach is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her.

    Pat Summitt Remembered as a Trailblazer

    Pat Summitt Remembered as a Trailblazer

    After news broke Tuesday morning that legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt had passed away at age 64, colleagues, sports players, and celebrities took to social media to remember the winningest coach in NCAA history. Su...

    “She outworked her rivals… and became a role model to millions of Americans,” President Obama said.

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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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    Bully Pulpit: When Leaving Religion Costs You Everything

    When Leaving Church Costs You Everything

    When Leaving Church Costs You Everything

    In the first week of June, secular voters converged at the Lincoln Memorial—atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and unbelievers of all stripes, came to celebrate what they have in common, to raise awareness among their representatives, a...

    Despite the rapid growth in the number of atheists, losing your faith can also cost you a job, your friends, and your family.

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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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    How Not To Have a Hamptons Sex Orgy

    How Not To Have a Hamptons Sex Orgy

    One thing I learned at a supposedly high-class daytime sex orgy in the Hamptons this past weekend: approach daytime sex orgies in the Hamptons with caution, particularly when it comes to the provision of food.I’d been to the inaugural Killing Kitt...

    When around 40 people gathered for a supposedly ‘elite’ orgy in the Hamptons this weekend, they ended up being more ravenous for food than sex.

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    Hilary Clinton Secret Service Book

    The Secret Service Officer vs. Hillary

    The Secret Service Officer vs. Hillary

    The battle is joined between a former uniformed Secret Service officer and Hillary Clinton’s presidential juggernaut.Gary J. Byrne’s book-length hit job on the presumptive Democratic nominee, Crisis of Character, won’t be released until Tuesday, y...

    Former officer Gary J. Byrne’s book is full of allegations of Hillary’s rages and Bill’s semen-stained towels, but Clinton supporters say it’s a pack of lies.

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    How celebrities saying sorry has changed, pegged to Selma Blair

    The Art of the Celebrity Apology

    The Art of the Celebrity Apology

    Based on the headlines, you might think Selma Blair was apologizing for having plowed a monster truck through a convent on Easter Sunday.What We Can All Learn From Selma Blair’s Apology (TIME)Why Selma Blair’s Apology Is Almost Perfect (USA Today)...

    This week, following an incident on a plane, the actress Selma Blair apologized fulsomely. She has set an impressive example for other erring public figures.

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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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    Hilary Clinton Secret Service Book

    The Secret Service Officer vs. Hillary

    The Secret Service Officer vs. Hillary

    The battle is joined between a former uniformed Secret Service officer and Hillary Clinton’s presidential juggernaut.Gary J. Byrne’s book-length hit job on the presumptive Democratic nominee, Crisis of Character, won’t be released until Tuesday, y...

    Former officer Gary J. Byrne’s book is full of allegations of Hillary’s rages and Bill’s semen-stained towels, but Clinton supporters say it’s a pack of lies.

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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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    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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    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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    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.
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    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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