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ACLU: Undocumented teenager in Texas abortion case “wants to persevere”

A federal magistrate judge denied a temporary restraining order that would have allowed the teen, who is an unaccompanied minor, to terminate her pregnancy.

Trump administration says it’ll shut down the government if Trump doesn’t get his wall

“It would be highly unlikely for the president to sign a funding bill in December that does not fund his priorities."
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Trump picks CEO with no science background to oversee National Weather Service

President Trump’s pick to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is Barry Myers — a private CEO who has previously clashed with the National Weather Service.

Could Rose McGowan face legal consequences for her Harvey Weinstein rape accusation? What we know

Rose McGowan and Harvey Weinstein's settlement terms are key missing details, but generally victims can break nondisclosure agreements that stand in the way of reporting a crime.

Model Leyna Bloom becomes the first out transgender model of color to be featured in ‘Vogue’ India

After making waves at NYFW, Bloom is now making waves internationally.

#WomenBoycottTwitter is another example of the disconnect between white feminists and women of color

Critics of the hashtag say solidarity is still for white women.

Stop making every trans person in the media an activist. Some of us just want to exist.

Wanting to be affirmed or respected or successful doesn’t automatically make you an activist — it just makes you a person.

Halloween ideas 2017: The 10 best cities to trick-or-treat, party and celebrate

How to save money on Halloween — and the best places in the US for trick-or-treat, parties and more.

We asked experts to grade Marvel Comics’ diversity efforts over the last three years

This comes on the heels of the company's 'Legacy' launch, which reverts several iconic characters to their tried-and-true roots.

The Weinstein ripple effect: Why other women are feeling empowered to come forward about abuse

“Seeing accounts of sexual harassment get taken seriously helps women to take their own experiences seriously."

What Melania Trump wore her 38th week as first lady — including her ‘Annie Hall’ moment

With a pinstripe suit and loose tie, Trump wore something truly unexpected.

While You Weren’t Looking: 6 things Trump’s Cabinet did this week that didn’t involve Obamacare

Another Cabinet member's travel habits come under increased scrutiny and the Department of Health and Human Services quietly makes a big anti-abortion move.
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Trump decertifies Iran deal, punting the landmark nuclear agreement to Congress

Trump had previously called the Obama-brokered deal an "embarrassment."

This new MacArthur “genius” has changed the way Taco Bell and Burger King treat farmers

Greg Asbed has spent decades defending food workers' rights, including protecting women from sexual assault in the field.
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Mic Wakeup: Trump talks Puerto Rico, health care and John Kelly says he’s not leaving

Trump hints at an end to federal relief efforts in Puerto Rico and seeks to destroy the Affordable Care Act while Kelly denies reports that he's planning to quit.

Trump cuts Obamacare subsidy payments, essentially sabotaging the law

Trump's decision could cause insurers to flee the market, and make costs for insurance premiums skyrocket.

Here’s why the president has attacked at least 7 international deals in his first year

Finding international deals to attack or withdraw from has been a consistent theme of Trump’s presidency.

Meet Worriers, an openhearted punk band that counters hate with ‘Survival Pop’

"I think [hopeful-sounding music is] the only way any of us are going to get through certain things that are happening right now," singer-guitarist Lauren Denitzio said.

The US military thinks octopus skin might hold the secret to creating advanced robot camouflage

Researchers created a flat surface that can quickly inflate to look like a bed of rocks.

How to avoid eating like a tourist in Rome

The tips include the two little words that will prove you're only looking for the best of the best.

Zapping brains could make exercise more effortless, study says

Hurry up and zap my brains.

What is the 25th Amendment? Explaining the constitutional provision that could take down Trump.

Some Trump detractors hope the amendment could take down Trump's presidency. But don't get your hopes up.

Rihanna on Fenty Beauty’s diversity, her iconic Met Gala outfit and her character in ‘Ocean’s Eight’

"The first woman I ever saw put makeup on her face was a black woman," Rihanna said.

US Embassy workers have reported being attacked by sonic weapons. Here’s what they sound like.

It kind of sounds like a screaming herd of cats walking on a chalkboard with knives strapped to their paws.

3 key financial tasks to get done by the end of 2017 — and leave you richer in the new year

Want to get richer and save more money by 2018? Make just a few smart moves with your cash by the end of 2017.
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Trump decertifying the nuclear deal isn’t putting pressure on Iran. It’s isolating the US.

Trump's announcement on the Iran nuclear deal Friday "inflicts lasting damage to American global leadership," according to Joe Biden.