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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares "You're fired!" at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, June 17, 2015.

    Iowa Shuts Up a Hater Again

    Iowa Shuts Up a Hater Again

    America has a long and troubled history of public figures attacking religious, national, racial, and ideological groups for political gain, but rarely have individuals managed to stay in the spotlight for long while doing so. Eventually they push ...

    In saying no to the Trump juggernaut, Iowa repeated a 75-year-old story of triumph over an anti-immigrant voice.

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    O'Rourke: A letter to himself in 1968 about the 2016 election.

    2016: Where My ’60s Dreams Went To Die

    2016: Where My ’60s Dreams Went To Die

    Greetings.(Sorry for the Selective Service joke, Pat. Don’t worry—I happen to know you’ll flunk the draft physical.)This is me—that is to say, you—in the year 2016, writing to you—meaning me—back then in what you’d call now.I (you) need your (my) ...

    Hello, 1968 me? Yeah, it’s 2016 me calling. Listen, I need you to do something. No, not for me. For your country.

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    Snow piles up on the ground near a picture of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump displayed outside a house in West Des Moines, Iowa, February 3, 2016.

    How Trump Got Trumped by the Snow

    How Trump Got Trumped by the Snow

    Just days after getting trumped by Ted Cruz in Iowa, Donald Trump got trumped by snow.The Republican presidential frontrunner is trapped in New York City just four days before the crucial New Hampshire primary vote. After stumping in the Granite S...

    The Republican frontrunner made the mistake of going home to NYC right before a major snowstorm—now he’s stuck before a crucial primary.

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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares "You're fired!" at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, June 17, 2015.

    Iowa Shuts Up a Hater Again

    Iowa Shuts Up a Hater Again

    America has a long and troubled history of public figures attacking religious, national, racial, and ideological groups for political gain, but rarely have individuals managed to stay in the spotlight for long while doing so. Eventually they push ...

    In saying no to the Trump juggernaut, Iowa repeated a 75-year-old story of triumph over an anti-immigrant voice.

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    Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shake hands in the midst of the Democratic presidential candidates debate sponsored by MSNBC at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire, February 4, 2016.

    Finally, a Debate That Voters Deserve

    Finally, a Debate That Voters Deserve

    Well, that was great. That was one of the best debates I’ve ever watched. The questions were (mostly) good and tough and not stupid, and Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow did a really good job of steering it without getting in the way. Both candidates ...

    Thursday night’s debate featured two great performances. It also showed us what could be Clinton’s winning argument.

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    Bernie Sanders and US Veterans Affairs

    The Veterans Scandal on Bernie’s Watch

    The Veterans Scandal on Bernie’s Watch

    Bernie Sanders’s tenure as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee was characterized by glaring neglect of his oversight responsibilities, allowing the 2014 VA scandal to unfold under his watch, veterans’ rights advocates argue.Sanders h...

    While on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Sanders ‘believed in government, and he believed in it to a fault’—and it prevented him from fixing the VA.

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    Entertainment

    Feb 4, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; Recording artists from left Jonny Buckland , Guy Berryman , Chris Martin and Will Champion of Coldplay are presented with gold souvenir footballs during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show press conference at Moscone Center.

    Watch the 2016 Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Watch the 2016 Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Besides the actual football game itself, the Super Bowl halftime show is arguably one of the most highly anticipated TV moments of the year.For Super Bowl 50, the NFL has drafted Coldplay to perform, with special guest appearances by Beyoncé and B...

    Coldplay, Beyoncé, and Bruno Mars will perform in the big mid-game concert—here's how to watch it without cable.

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    ‘Spotlight’ Crew on Vatican Screening

    ‘Spotlight’ Crew on Vatican Screening

    When director Tom McCarthy made the Oscar-nominated Spotlight about the Boston Globe’s revelatory reporting on a worldwide cover-up of sex abuse by the Catholic Church, he never thought the film would end up screening at the Vatican. But that’s ju...

    Director Tom McCarthy and actors Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams react to an unprecedented screening of their film Spotlight at the Vatican.

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    Beyoncé Stops the World With New Song

    Beyoncé Stops the World With New Song

    Bey is back!The day before she's scheduled to perform during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, Beyoncé dropped a new surprise single called "Formation." The track features a swampy, springy beat from producer Mike WiLL Made-It, and i...

    Who run the world? Queen Bey does.

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    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog during Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Promotes His DVD "Late Night with Conan O'Brien - The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog" at Tower Records in New York City, New York, United States.

    Triumph: I Poop on This Election

    Triumph: I Poop on This Election

    “I did 15 (segments) in two weeks. I did it, and it was the stupidest thing I’ve ever done.” This is Robert Smigel speaking in front of a studio audience in a midtown Manhattan studio on Wednesday night, talking about the dog puppet he just dra...

    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is the only political commentator who can pierce through the vile racism and extremism of the right and repellant smugness of the left.

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    ‘Spotlight’ Crew on Vatican Screening

    ‘Spotlight’ Crew on Vatican Screening

    When director Tom McCarthy made the Oscar-nominated Spotlight about the Boston Globe’s revelatory reporting on a worldwide cover-up of sex abuse by the Catholic Church, he never thought the film would end up screening at the Vatican. But that’s ju...

    Director Tom McCarthy and actors Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams react to an unprecedented screening of their film Spotlight at the Vatican.

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    New Tarantula Named For Johnny Cash

    New Tarantula Named For Johnny Cash

    Country legend Johnny Cash has been immortalized in many ways, but this is a new one: scientists have named a new species of black spider after him, the Aphonopelma johnnycashi. Discovered in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the ...

    Joins web of celebs with namesake arachnids.

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    The Best 2016 Super Bowl Ads

    The Best 2016 Super Bowl Ads

    With Super Bowl 50 still a couple of days away, America’s ad makers have already begun bombarding the Internet with their latest, almost entirely celebrity-fueled spots set to air during the big game Sunday night. Among the stars lending their tal...

    From Drake shilling for T-Mobile to Willem Dafoe’s Marilyn Monroe drag, here are the best, weirdest, and most shameless of this year’s Super Bowl commercials.

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    John Legend’s Powerful Speech on Race

    John Legend’s Powerful Speech on Race

    After performing his hit song “All of Me” at Friday night’s NAACP Image Awards, Oscar-winning singer John Legend delivered a stirring, perfect speech urging his fellow artists to stand up and use their voices to fight for racial equality in Americ...

    The Oscar and Grammy Award-winning musician delivered a rousing speech on race at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday night.

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    New Tarantula Named For Johnny Cash

    New Tarantula Named For Johnny Cash

    Country legend Johnny Cash has been immortalized in many ways, but this is a new one: scientists have named a new species of black spider after him, the Aphonopelma johnnycashi. Discovered in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the ...

    Joins web of celebs with namesake arachnids.

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    World News

    A Free Syrian Army fighter takes cover during clashes with Syrian Army in the Salaheddine neighbourhood of central Aleppo August 7, 2012.

    Is This Game Over For Assad’s Enemies?

    Is This Game Over For Assad’s Enemies?

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could make his biggest gains in the country’s long civil war—and potentially tip its outcome in his favor in a matter of weeks—by wresting control of the city of Aleppo from opposition forces, two U.S. military off...

    If Aleppo falls, the Syrian war could quickly turn in President Bashar al-Assad’s favor—and spell the end for the rebel bid for freedom.

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    Pope Francis waves as he leaves the general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican April 9, 2014.

    Francis’s 1,000-Year Orthodox Surprise

    Francis’s 1,000-Year Orthodox Surprise

    VATICAN CITY — It only took 1,000 years, but Pope Francis has managed to mend fences with the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church. The two will meet next Friday in Cuba in what is being deemed as one of the most important moments of Francis’s...

    A millennium after the two churches split, the pontiff and his Russian Orthodox counterpart will try to mend fences in Cuba next week—out of their common fears for Christians in peril.

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    Mexican Navy ship’s journey to the bottom captured on video.

    This Is What It’s Like To Sink In A Boat

    This Is What It’s Like To Sink In A Boat

    Mexican Navy ship’s journey to the bottom captured on video.

    TOW missile

    Are U.S. Missiles Taking Out Russians?

    Are U.S. Missiles Taking Out Russians?

    Evidence has emerged strongly suggesting that U.S.-armed rebels have used an American-supplied weapons system to kill a handful of senior Russian military officials in Syria.Video footage, circulated by a known CIA-backed Free Syrian Army militia,...

    A CIA-backed anti-Assad militia reportedly killed at least one senior Russian military official with a TOW anti-tank missile. Is this a Soviet-Afghan replay?

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    Pope Francis waves as he leaves the general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican April 9, 2014.

    Francis’s 1,000-Year Orthodox Surprise

    Francis’s 1,000-Year Orthodox Surprise

    VATICAN CITY — It only took 1,000 years, but Pope Francis has managed to mend fences with the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church. The two will meet next Friday in Cuba in what is being deemed as one of the most important moments of Francis’s...

    A millennium after the two churches split, the pontiff and his Russian Orthodox counterpart will try to mend fences in Cuba next week—out of their common fears for Christians in peril.

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    ISIS's New Child Executioner

    ISIS’s New Child Executioner

    ISIS’s New Child Executioner

    The latest gruesome ISIS video features a black, English-speaking child executioner who looks no older than 14 years old—apparently the first time a child has spoken English on camera before carrying out an execution for the group.The young execut...

    The terror group’s latest outrage: a slickly produced video showing an English-speaking tween carrying out an execution.

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    Pussy Riot

    Pussy Riot’s New Spike-Heel Putin Satire

    Pussy Riot’s New Spike-Heel Putin Satire

    MOSCOW — Probably it had to happen. That Putin-taunting Russian punk-performance group with the provocatively prurient moniker, Pussy Riot, has gone Hollywood. Or almost. For sure its lead figures, now out of jail and out in L.A., are in a movie...

    In an exclusive interview, the group’s leader talks about the performance artists’ new video launched out of Hollywood.

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    Prince Charles’ Paintings Make Millions

    Prince Charles’ Paintings Make Millions

    The average fine artist in England sees an annual income of around $14,577 from their work. But not Prince Charles, whose somewhat generic watercolors rake in around $300,000 a year from print sales alone—he never sells the originals. In a nation ...

    Royal scion is one of the most successful living British artists.

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    ISIS's New Child Executioner

    ISIS’s New Child Executioner

    ISIS’s New Child Executioner

    The latest gruesome ISIS video features a black, English-speaking child executioner who looks no older than 14 years old—apparently the first time a child has spoken English on camera before carrying out an execution for the group.The young execut...

    The terror group’s latest outrage: a slickly produced video showing an English-speaking tween carrying out an execution.

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    U.S. News

    Police remove a body from the scene of a shooting at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, Ireland February 5, 2016. One man was killed in a shooting during a weigh-in for a World Boxing Organization (WBO) title fight on Friday, local media reported. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX25NN3

    Deadly Shooting at Boxing Weigh-In

    Deadly Shooting at Boxing Weigh-In

    LONDON — Gunmen dressed in police uniforms opened fire at a boxing weigh-in in Dublin on Friday while the two fighters stood on stage in nothing but their underwear.Three men were struck down by bullets from the AK-47s in the incident at the Regen...

    When gunmen opened fire at a Dublin hotel, with fighters clad in nothing but their underwear, bloody chaos ensued.

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    The corner of the dead, a santeria arrangement which consists of the Eggun slate and the pot of the dead stands in the home of Cuban santero Dagoberto Bocourt Miranda in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 7, 2015. The Eggun represents a person who was close to the santero in life and who has died. Each santero's house has a dead man's corner where the departed are remembered and sacrifices with the blood of animals are made in their honor.

    Connecticut Cops in a Santeria Panic

    Connecticut Cops in a Santeria Panic

    A Bridgeport, Connecticut, police captain committed a blood libel against Santeria practitioners after arresting a man who allegedly stole human bones for religious practice.Felix Delgado, 40, is accused of stealing human remains from a family mau...

    A Connecticut cop spread old-timey false hate about a religion at an arraignment for a man who stole human bones.

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    Super Bowl Sinks Big-Wave Surf Contest

    Super Bowl Sinks Big-Wave Surf Contest

    Just like it did Johnny Utah’s knee in the original Point Break, the sport of football has crushed hopeful big-wave champions by forcing the postponement of the Titans of Mavericks surf event. Despite near-perfect conditions and massive waves—swel...

    Despite massively perfect conditions.

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    Police remove a body from the scene of a shooting at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, Ireland February 5, 2016. One man was killed in a shooting during a weigh-in for a World Boxing Organization (WBO) title fight on Friday, local media reported. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX25NN3

    Deadly Shooting at Boxing Weigh-In

    Deadly Shooting at Boxing Weigh-In

    LONDON — Gunmen dressed in police uniforms opened fire at a boxing weigh-in in Dublin on Friday while the two fighters stood on stage in nothing but their underwear.Three men were struck down by bullets from the AK-47s in the incident at the Regen...

    When gunmen opened fire at a Dublin hotel, with fighters clad in nothing but their underwear, bloody chaos ensued.

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    Cornell Frat Head Charged with Rape

    Cornell Frat Head Charged with Rape

    Cornell Frat Head Charged with Rape

    The president of Cornell’s top-ranked fraternity has been arrested on charges of sexual assault. The university announced the arrest of Wolfgang Ballinger, 21, in a statement Friday morning.Ballinger is charged with first-degree attempted rape, fi...

    Wolfgang Ballinger is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at Cornell’s Psi Upsilon frat house.

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    Winner of 24 X Games medals.

    BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead at 41

    BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead at 41

    Winner of 24 X Games medals.