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Aug. 15, 2016

Andy Murray Was Lauded for Having Achieved a "First" the Williams Sisters Already Claimed

Twitter gave Murray a third gold medal for calling out casual sexism.
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Aug. 15, 2016

The Punishment for Cheating in 'Pokémon Go' Is Harsh as F*ck

Kiss your sweet Pidgeys goodbye, cheaters!
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Aug. 15, 2016

This iPhone 8 Concept Video Will Have You Drooling Like a Hungry Saint Bernard

A rimless, all-glass body. Gorgeous.
Aug. 15, 2016

'Hidden Figures' Trailer: Taraji P. Henson Breaks the Glass Ceiling With NASA

"They let women do some things at NASA, Mr. Johnson. And it's not because we wear skirts."
Aug. 15, 2016

'The Get Down' is the Queer Hip-Hop History We've Been Waiting For

It helps puts today's queer MCs' contributions in perspective: Their voices are bold, but not entirely new.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Usain Bolt's Winning Race at the Rio Olympics, Explained by Science

How does Bolt keep doing it?
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Aug. 15, 2016

Johnny Weir boldly claps back at internet troll who said he was a "bad drag queen"

The former figure skater has been on the ground covering the Olympics with Tara Lipinski.
Aug. 15, 2016

High school athlete charged with sexually abusing a mentally handicapped girl

The media coverage has been appalling.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky Recreated Their Photo From 10 Years Ago — But Flipped It

This time, Michael Phelps received an autograph from Katie Ledecky.
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Aug. 15, 2016

India's First Female Olympic Gymnast Dipa Karmakar Didn't Medal But Wins Hearts Anyway

Dipa Karmakar is one of five female gymnasts to successfully land the "vault of death."
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Aug. 15, 2016

New 400-Meter World Record Holder Wayde van Niekerk Is Coached by a Great-Grandmother

Anna Botha, who is 74, has been van Niekerk's coach since 2012.
Aug. 15, 2016

The 'Burkini' Is Banned in Cannes, France, for the Most Islamophobic, Misogynistic Reason

Liberté, égalité, fraternité — unless you're a Muslim woman.
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Aug. 15, 2016

The Reaction to Olympic Diver He Zi's Viral Proposal Story Isn't All Praise

A touching — and divisive — moment.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Usain Bolt Sets His Sights on the 200m World Record After Winning Gold in the 100m

The fastest man in the world has his heart set on immortality.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Usain Bolt and Wayde van Niekerk Might Race — And We Might Be Extremely Into That Idea

The Jamaican superstar challenged the 400 meter world record holder to meet him halfway — in the 300.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Donald Trump Wouldn't Pass His Own Immigrant Screening Test

Donald Trump wouldn't pass his own proposed immigration test that would screen for support of gay rights and religious freedom.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Zika Test: How to Get It, How Much It Costs and How to Know if You Need It

If you're in the U.S. you're probably fine, but you should still be concerned.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Coke Is Using the Rio Olympics to Target Latinos — And It's a Huge Problem

These campaigns may seem inclusive, but they're actually just exploitation.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Olympic Medalist Michelle Carter Has a Powerful Message About Celebrating Different Bodies

Why we should all listen to what Michelle Carter has to say.
Aug. 15, 2016

They Were Rescued From Boko Haram, But Their Troubles Are Far From Over

These girls face a host of new problems when they return to their villages.
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Aug. 15, 2016

The Latest Condemnation of Donald Trump Could Spell Big Trouble for His Campaign

The Wall Street Journal's blistering editorial should have Trump worried.
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Aug. 15, 2016

With 1 Photoshoot, This Teen Proves That Cancer Can't Stop Her From Being a Princess

"I want them to know that your hair or your physical attributes doesn’t define who you are."
Aug. 15, 2016

Internet Claps Back After Viewers Slut Shame Olympic Presenter Helen Skelton

Gold medal for withstanding sexist trash.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Larry Wilmore's 'The Nightly Show' Has Been Canceled

The last episode will air Thursday.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Bones Found in Greece May Have Belonged to Teen Sacrificed to Zeus

The bones could be from a teen sacrificed thousands of years ago, archaeologists say.
Aug. 15, 2016

Credit Cards Are Getting More Popular Again — Just Not Among Millennials

Credit card use is starting to creep up, but not for millennials.
Aug. 15, 2016

John Oliver Can’t Help but Enjoy Watching Donald Trump’s Campaign Collapse

"Yes, sarcasm is a bullshit excuse. It’s the douche bag’s apology."
Aug. 15, 2016

Scientists Just Got a Close-Up Look at Supermassive Black Hole Jets

This is the first time we've gotten a clear look at it.
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Aug. 15, 2016

BBC Host Gary Lineker Presenting in Underwear Highlights Double Standards on TV

He was applauded for appearing nearly naked; a female host was grilled for her short skirt.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Here’s What’s Left to Run for Usain Bolt’s ‘Triple, Triple’ Gold Bid After 100m Win

It's not too late to catch the fastest man in the world.
Aug. 15, 2016

'Big Brother 18': Paulie Attacks Natalie, Calling Her as "Fake" as Her Breasts

Who did the new Head of Household nominate for eviction?
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Aug. 15, 2016

Michael Phelps' game face has been immortalized as a tattoo, of course

Ricky Fung says the gold-medal-winning swimmer inspires him.
Aug. 15, 2016

Chicago Cubs DJ Played "Smack My Bitch Up" for Accused Domestic Abuser Aroldis Chapman

The song only has two verses: "change my pitch up/ smack my bitch up."
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Aug. 15, 2016

Black Lives Matter Toronto Blocks Traffic Over Abdirahman Abdi's Police Beating Death

Protestors said the Somali-Canadian's police death in Ottawa has similarities to the deaths of black men by police in Toronto.
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Aug. 15, 2016

'Charlie Hebdo' Reports Death Threats After New Cartoon Depicts Naked Muslims

The cover art was reported to have the caption, "The reform of Islam: Muslims loosen up."
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Aug. 15, 2016

Psychologists Say Olympic Athletes' Weird Rituals Are Actually Effective

Superstitions are all in athletes' heads — but that's the point.
Aug. 15, 2016

In Praise of 'The Get Down's' Wild, Outrageous and Fabulous '70s Style — And Ms. Green

Both the glasses and the hats are extraordinary.
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Aug. 15, 2016

11 slow cooker recipes good enough to eat any time of year

Breakfast, lunch, dinner — your slow cooker can do it all.
Aug. 15, 2016
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Aug. 15, 2016

Brands Want You to Drag Them on Twitter — It's How They Make Their Profits

Some brands may purposely try to shock users and spark controversy in order to drive profits.
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Aug. 15, 2016

The Forgotten Refugees: A quarter-million Syrian children are left without an education

A quarter million children are out of school.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Donald Trump's Campaign Chair May Have Received Millions in Secret Payments From Ukraine

Paul Manafort's possible payments reveal a new Kremlin connection.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Did Media Miss the Most Important Thing About Last Week's Pakistan Hospital Bombing?

"This is nothing short of state-sponsored terrorism."
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Aug. 15, 2016

Boko Haram Just Released a Video of Chibok Girls, Offering Them in Exchange for Captives

This could be a step closer to freeing the girls.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Usain Bolt Makes History with 100m Gold Medal at Rio Olympics and People Are Pumped

Fans cheered Bolt's win over U.S. runner Justin Gatlin.
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Aug. 15, 2016

5 Major Contradictions or All-Out Fibs in Donald Trump's Big Foreign Policy Speech

Donald Trump denied saying multiple things that he had in fact said in the past.
Aug. 15, 2016

A ‘Rogue One’-Themed Trailer for ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Paints ‘Empire' in a New Light

Another way to bide time until the 'Rogue One' release.
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Aug. 15, 2016

The 2016 Rio Olympics Have Been a Powerful Tribute to #BlackExcellence

So much #BlackExcellence, so little time.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez Took This Pic Years Before Making Olympic History in Rio

Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez go way back.
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Aug. 15, 2016

How to Watch Simone Biles in the Olympic Gymnastics Balance Beam Final Online

Biles will compete against fellow American Laurie Hernandez.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Scientists Might Have Just Put an Image Directly Into a Mouse’s Brain

Eternal sunshine of the mousey mind.
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Aug. 15, 2016

This "Street Librarian" Is Helping Homeless People Through Literature

"?We have narratives, I think, that we make about people who are living outside that helps us walk past them."
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Aug. 15, 2016

Dalian Atkinson Death by UK Police Taser Raises Questions of Systematic Racial Targeting

The former soccer player's death drew attention from a UK chapter of Black Lives Matter.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Urban Decay launches Naked Ultimate Basics eyeshadow palette with more skin tones in mind

This is its seventh Naked eyeshadow palette in six years.
Aug. 15, 2016

Cam Newton Denies Racism Is Behind Criticism, As Other Black Athletes Embrace Race Debate

Last season's MVP doesn't believe his critics are racist at all.
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Aug. 15, 2016

9 Strange But Brilliant Food Gifts Couples Have Put on Their Wedding Registries

A lifetime supply of avocados? Smart.
Aug. 15, 2016

Drake Announces Steamy 'Please Forgive Me' Project Via Instagram

As if the summer wasn't hot enough.?
Aug. 15, 2016

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Have the Shadiest Spat Over Instagram, Internet Implodes

Selena Gomez found an epic opening to enliven her campaign to destroy her once boyfriend Justin Bieber.
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Aug. 15, 2016

At least 2 injured in protests after police shooting death of Sylville Smith in Milwaukee

One person was shot during the protests and a police officer was injured.
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Aug. 15, 2016

Monica Puig Wins First Olympic Gold Medal for Puerto Rico in Singles Tennis

The 22-year-old made Puerto Rico proud.
Aug. 15, 2016

Grindr Is Officially Going High Fashion With Debut "Varsity Collection"

High fashion is zero feet away.
Aug. 15, 2016

Meryl Streep Wants Amy Schumer to Portray Her in the Movie of Her Life

A stunned Amy Schumer responded the only appropriate way.
Aug. 15, 2016

Prophets of Rage Announce Debut EP 'The Party’s Over' Coming August 25

Continuing their mission to "Make America Rage Again," the supergroup announces a new 5-track EP.