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June 9, 2014

This Photo From a London Luxury Building Has Started a Human Rights Firestorm

This is a terrible way to deal with a serious social problem.
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June 9, 2014

Watch What Happens When Asians Say the Things White People Say to Them

Look at how ridiculous Asian typecasting has become.
June 9, 2014
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June 9, 2014

Miss Pennsylvania Sent a Powerful Message You'd Never Expect at a Beauty Pageant

This young woman proves you don't need a crown to be a role model.
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June 9, 2014

Obama Just Did What Congress Hasn't Had the Guts to Do

And it will impact millions of Americans for decades to come.
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June 9, 2014

Scientists Just Discovered a Revolutionary Way to Treat Depression

And it's not just a handful of pills.
June 9, 2014

What Life Is Actually Like in the Prison From 'Orange Is the New Black'

Life in Riverhead Jail, where scenes from the series are filmed, is far more difficult than life in Litchfield.
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June 9, 2014

The Disturbing Motive Behind the Las Vegas Shooting Is More Common Than We Thought

Experts worry that this kind of violence could become as big a threat to the public as foreign terrorism.
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June 9, 2014

5 Reasons Why Rafael Nadal May Already Be the Best Tennis Player in the World

The Spanish superstar needs three more Grand Slam titles to tie Roger Federer's record, but he may already be the greatest to ever do it.
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June 9, 2014

#SurvivorPrivilege Shows Apologists What Really Happens After Someone Is Raped

No, George Will, being a rape survivor is not a "coveted status."
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June 9, 2014

Why America Is No Longer No. 1, in 9 Charts

For those who still think the U.S. is the best country in the world at everything, here's a reality check.
June 9, 2014

Psy's New Song Is Going Viral and It's a Complete Disaster

Even Snoop Dogg can't save the "Gangnam Style" singer's new latest track.
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June 9, 2014

Photos of Tattoo Enthusiasts Reveal Beautiful Artwork Most People Never See

A fascinating project challenges stereotypes of identity and body art.
June 9, 2014

If You Love 'Orange is the New Black,' You Should Watch This Fantastic New Web Series

If you've just binge-watched your way through HBO's prison drama, try these digital vignettes.
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June 9, 2014
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June 9, 2014

An Egyptian Rapper Is Using Her Music to Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment

She's using her lyrics to speak out against the country's sexual assault crisis.
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June 9, 2014

What Life Is Like in a North Korean Prison Camp, According to Satellites and Survivors

New spy photos provide a rarely glimpse into the world's most isolated country.
June 9, 2014

New Research Finds One Factor That Impairs Your Driving Far More Than Alcohol

This is a national problem that just as bad as driving under the influence.
June 9, 2014

A Computer Program Just Did What No Artificial Intelligence Has Done Before

A simulated 13-year-old boy just seriously challenged the line between human and machine.
June 9, 2014

8 Truths 'Veep' Gets Totally Right About American Politics

HBO's acclaimed satire perfectly captures the absurdity of Washington.
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June 9, 2014

The 918 Shootings in Chicago This Year Aren't Just About Gun Control

Unravelling the root causes of the Windy City's epidemic of violence.
June 9, 2014

A Roundup of One of the Biggest Battles We've Seen on 'Game of Thrones'

Jon Snow was right all along: An army is coming to destroy the Wall.
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June 9, 2014

Mic Check — Brazil's World Cup Woes, Bill Watterson Returns and an Apology to Millennials

Your guide to the most important news and ideas for June 9, 2014.
June 9, 2014

This Is the First Vine Taken in Outer Space

So much for space tweets and space selfies.
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June 9, 2014

Mic Check — The Las Vegas Shooters' Disturbing Motive, Standing for a Month, and Sir Mix-a-Lot

Your guide to the most important news and ideas for June 10, 2014.