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July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016

Black Family in San Antonio Stands Up to Racist White Couple at Chester's Restaurant

A black teenager filmed a white family hurling anti-black slurs.
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July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016

Juno, NASA's Jupiter Probe, Just Returned Its First Image While Orbiting the Gas Giant

Juno's view of Jupiter is only going to get more impressive from here.
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July 13, 2016

Alicia Keys and 24 Other Celebs Tell You What Gets You Killed If You're Black in America

In an exclusive video for Mic, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Chris Rock, Taraji P. Henson and others give you some real talk about race.
July 13, 2016

CBS News Producer Charles Beau Menefee Fired for Threatening to "Bomb" Protesters

A producer at an Atlanta-based CBS affiliate said that it "would be cool if someone rained gunfire down" on BLM protesters.
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July 13, 2016

Ariel Winter Was Body Shamed Yet Again — But This Time, for Her Tattoos

The 'Modern Family' actress is often inundated with hateful comments.
July 13, 2016

This Black Man Was Stopped by Police for Sitting in His Car, Reading C.S. Lewis

What's the police scanner code for reading while black?
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July 13, 2016
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July 13, 2016

Starbucks Barista Refuses to Write #BlackLivesMatter on Woman's Coffee Cup

This woman just wanted her Starbucks cup to say "Black Lives Matter," but they wouldn't do it.
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July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016

Inside 8chan's /pol/, the Far-Right Forum Where Trump's Star of David Meme First Spread

Here's the disturbing, sordid history behind the racist web board where Donald Trump's anti-Semitic meme landed first.
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July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016

'America's Got Talent' Kid Comedian Lori Mae Hernandez Joked About Caitlyn Jenner — Oof

The internet was disappointed with Lori Mae Hernandez's latest bit.
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July 13, 2016

Yes, Bernie Sanders Is Technically Still a Candidate for President

Bernie Sanders may be supporting Hillary Clinton, but his campaign has yet to officially end.
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July 13, 2016

RNC Speakers' Schedule: Here's the 2016 Republican National Convention List So Far

Days before the convention kicks off in Cleveland, the full speaker lineup isn't yet public.
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July 13, 2016

Donald Trump Sues Ex-Aide Sam Nunberg for $10 Million, Alleging Breach of Confidentiality

The famously litigious GOP candidate is back in court.
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July 13, 2016

Even Kylie Jenner Knows Her Lips Were Once a Beauty Disaster

She said they were once "a little too big."
July 13, 2016
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July 13, 2016

7-Year-Old Boy Freaks Out When His Mom Tells Him He Beat Cancer

He can keep going to camp!
July 13, 2016

Desiigner, Ghostface Killah and Others React to 16-Year-Old Rapper Rich Chigga's Viral Rap

Rich Chigga is making waves in the music industry, fanny pack and all.
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July 13, 2016

Republicans Think Online Porn Is a "Public Health Crisis." Here's Why They're Wrong.

Is online smut really as dangerous as everyone thinks it is?
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July 13, 2016

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Doubles Down on Disdain for Donald Trump; Trump Goes Full Bully

RBG is not sorry for her Donald Trump commentary. In fact, she's not even done.
July 13, 2016

UK Police Give Teens Victim-Blaming "Are You Asking For It?" Flyer

This sexist advice from British police will make your stomach turn.
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July 13, 2016

Is the NYC Subway Down July 13? Latest Update on "Power Outage" Causing Widespread Delays

Make sure you have a good book on you, New Yorkers.
July 13, 2016
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July 13, 2016

Tituss Burgess From 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Wrote the Funniest Yelp Review

Don't fuck with Burgess. He has a Yelp account, and he will use it.
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July 13, 2016

Trevor Noah Set 'Pokémon Go' Lures Along the Hudson River

Trevor Noah is just like you and me and every damn person you know — he's into 'Pokémon Go.' Can you Digglet?
July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016

2016 Election Poll Results: Vast Majority of Young Voters Say Donald Trump Is Racist

Millennials may not be enamored of Hillary Clinton — but they really don't like Donald Trump.
July 13, 2016

Boris Johnson Named UK Foreign Minister, State Dept. Spokesman Nearly Laughs Out Loud

Upon hearing the news at a press conference, the U.S. State Dept.'s Mark Toner nearly broke into open laughter.
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July 13, 2016

Jennifer Aniston Slams Pregnancy Rumors in One Scorching Open Letter

"I have grown tired of being part of this narrative."
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July 13, 2016

A Huge Earthquake Might Be Brewing Under Bangladesh

It's the world's most densely populated nation.
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July 13, 2016

This Photo of Victoria Beckham Kissing Her Daughter Harper Is Making Parents Freak Out

This is actually a long-standing parental debate.
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July 13, 2016

This Day in History: George Zimmerman Acquitted for Shooting Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman was acquitted three years ago today. What's changed?
July 13, 2016

'Pokémon' Movie Planned? Reports of a Live-Action Movie Based on Popular Franchise Surface

The biggest problem? Hollywood can't seem to get live-action anime-based films right.
July 13, 2016

'Mr. Robot' Season 2 Premiere: What You Need to Know Ahead of Show's Return

The revolution will be televised Wednesday.
July 13, 2016

'Pokémon Go' Turned This Quiet Sydney Suburb Into a Goddamn Poké-Hell

Welcome to the age of Poké-tourism.
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July 13, 2016

George W. Bush's Dance Moves Lit Up Social Media — But His Words Are Most Important

"At our best, we practice empathy, imagining ourselves in the lives and circumstances of others."
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July 13, 2016

These Geode Cakes Will Rock Your World

Buy (or make!) one of these beauties for a wedding, special event or just because.
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July 13, 2016

Ta-Nehisi Coates Speaks Hard Truths of Dallas Shooting and Race Relations in the US

The acclaimed writer keeps the focus on the impact of police intervention in black lives.
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July 13, 2016

Here's Why Bialys Are Better Than Bagels

No, they're not one in the same.
July 13, 2016

In Praise of Elle Woods, Feminist Film Icon, 15 Years After 'Legally Blonde'

Elle Woods represents a powerful kind of personal feminism.
July 13, 2016
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July 13, 2016

In One Quote, Alton Sterling’s Son Gives New Meaning to "Out of the Mouths of Babes"

The 15-year-old son of a black man killed by police in Louisiana speaks the truth.
July 13, 2016

Samuel L. Jackson Recapping 'Game of Thrones' Is the Thing You Never Knew Your Life Needed

Show this to all your friends who still haven't watched 'Game of Thrones,' and they soon will.
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July 13, 2016

The US Wastes 50% of the Produce It Grows Every Year

And it's not because it's inedible.
July 13, 2016

Neon Trees' Tyler Glenn Begs Church for LGBTQ Tolerance as Utah Youth Suicide Rates Surge

"Please don’t let this be a summer of more gay suicides."
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July 13, 2016

Transmitting HIV While on Successful Treatment Is Close to Impossible, PARTNER Study Says

The chance of transmitting HIV when you're on meds? Yeah — it's basically zero.
July 13, 2016

Hillary Clinton Challenges White America: "Listen to Those Who Say Black Lives Matter"

"America's long struggle with race is far from finished," Hillary Clinton said in Lincoln's hometown.
July 13, 2016

James Blake Reveals He Scrapped Beyoncé's Contributions to Their 'Lemonade' Collaboration

The singer provided revealing details into his experience collaborating with Queen Bey.
July 13, 2016

Taylor Swift Co-Wrote Calvin Harris' "This Is What You Came For" Under a Pseudonym

Taylor Swift wrote ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris' "This is What You Came For" under the name Nils Sjoberg.
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July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016

Leslie Jones Helps John Cena Prepare to Host the ESPYs in Every Possible Scenario

Wait, did this help John Cena in any way?
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July 13, 2016

What You Need to Know About Julián Castro, Hillary Clinton's Potential Running Mate

Julián Castro has been mentioned as a possible Hillary Clinton VP pick for months.
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July 13, 2016

Protesters at NYFW: Men's Send a Powerful Message About Black Lives Matter

"I just want the fashion industry and people in general to acknowledge us."
July 13, 2016

Jennifer Lopez and Lin Manuel-Miranada Sing "Love Make the World Go Round" on Jimmy Fallon

The single and performance is dedicated to the lives lost in the Orlando shooting massacre.
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July 13, 2016

On the Anniversary of Sandra Bland's Death, These Rallies Are Happening in a City Near You

Here's your guide to rallies and vigils in honor of Sandra Bland.
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July 13, 2016

What You Need To Know About Sherrod Brown, Hillary Clinton's Potential Running Mate

The Ohio senator could help secure a crucial swing state for Clinton.
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July 13, 2016

Singer Remigio Pereira Snuck an "All Lives Matter" Into MLB All-Star Game National Anthem

Remigio Pereira of the Tenors went rogue at the All-Star Game.
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July 13, 2016
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July 13, 2016

Delegates Are Going to Incredible Lengths to Get to the Conventions

Delegates to the Democratic and Republican National Conventions are learning the price of democracy.
July 13, 2016
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July 13, 2016

Trump Dodges Mike Pence VP Buzz, Brags of "Law and Order" Bona Fides in Indiana

Trump said recent videos of police killings were "tough to watch," but "the hostility against police has to end."
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July 13, 2016

41% of Americans Say Hot Dogs Count as Sandwiches, Are Wrong

Hot dogs are not sandwiches, and here's proof.
July 13, 2016

Tim Federle, Author of 'The Great American Whatever,' Talks High School and Queer Stories

"It’s kind of like if 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' had been 20% gayer."
July 13, 2016

Gucci Mane Releases 2 New Songs on SoundCloud: "Guwop Home" and "Multi Millionaire Laflare"

The Atlanta rapper continues the streak he's been on since returning home from an Indiana federal penitentiary.
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July 13, 2016

Will Mike Pence Be Donald Trump's VP? Speculation Grows After Meeting in Indiana

Donald Trump met with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence at Pence's Indiana residence Wednesday morning.