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Is it smart to share your salary? Why different generations disagree

Millennials and baby boomers do not see eye to eye on the taboo against discussing money. Here's a big reason why.

You’re probably paid less than you’re worth. These 10 jobs have the most leverage for a raise.

Average salary woes on your mind? Your employer might owe you about $7,500 more than you are getting paid. Here's how to get higher pay — and the 10 best jobs for getting a raise.

4 female NASA scientists will soon be in toy boxes across America. Here’s why that’s important.

Women hold less than 25% of STEM jobs, despite making up nearly half of the American workforce.

The best thing about this new “Star Wars” movie will be Laura Dern and her purple hair

Never in the history of hair have finger waves looked so good.

Meet 4 black men who could change your perception of single fatherhood

The CDC has long disproved the myth of the absentee black fatherhood.

Online dating apps like Tinder are linked to sharp increases in interracial marriage, study finds

Yet another way dating apps are changing our culture.

New poll shows 76% of Republican voters think the media invents stories about Trump

Eighty-five percent of voters who “strongly approve” of Trump’s job performance believe the media fabricates stories about him.

Green card holders cannot enlist in the Army Reserve “for the time being,” Army confirms

"U.S. Army Recruiting Command has put Army Reserve enlistments on hold for the time being," an Army official confirmed to 'Mic.'

How the Netherlands’ 3-D printed bridges could change cities around the world

When will 3-D printers produce inexpensive bridges for your city?

Harvey Weinstein’s alleged assault victims may not pay a cent to take him to court

Harvey Weinstein accusers could lean on companies that bet on lawsuits (to make a profit) by bankrolling cases: One is actively seeking Weinstein's alleged victims.

Judge rules pregnant undocumented teen in federal custody in Texas may have abortion

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday ruled that the Trump administration must allow an unaccompanied, undocumented 17-year-old girl to have an abortion.

Despite death threats, Alligator Brewing continues to protest Richard Spencer’s UF speech

Gainesville residents and businesses are bracing for the white supremacist's visit.
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Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney posts her #MeToo story, says she was sexually abused by team doctor

Maroney said other victims coming forward had inspired her to share her story.

How celebrities-turned-designers are leading the way to true body positivity in fashion

Tracee Ellis Ross, Sofia Vergara and Zendaya are leading the way when it comes to body positivity in fashion.

These 5 financial heroes are improving vulnerable people’s lives

Grim headlines getting you down? Here are five money heroes to inspire you with their altruism and hustle.
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Mic Wakeup: Underestimating America, California’s progressive move and the army’s giant step back

It's Wednesday. Here are three things you need to read.

In the past 2 weeks, Donald Trump’s approach to immigration has shifted even further right

The president is ramping up arrests of immigrants, wants to deport more immigrant children and plans to shut down the government if there is no funding for his wall.
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Trump to wife of fallen soldier: He knew “what he signed up for”

According to Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson, Trump told Sgt. La David T. Johnson’s pregnant widow, Myeshia, that her husband knew "what he signed up for."

Democrat Doug Jones pulls even with Roy Moore in Alabama Senate special election: poll

The fact that the race is tied comes as a surprise in deep-red Alabama, which President Donald Trump won by a 28-point margin in the 2016 presidential election.

Tommy Hilfiger makes history with its clothing collection for adults with disabilities

Hilfiger remains one of the only designers focusing on adaptive clothing.
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Trump again hits Sessions in early morning Twitter rant against Comey

"Where is Justice Dept.?" Trump asks.
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Here’s how Trump’s morning Twitter barrage lined up with ‘Fox & Friends’ coverage of the same issues

Trump's Wednesday tweets on everything from Hillary Clinton to the NFL were lifted straight from the Fox News program.
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The chilling legal effect that forces colleges to host white supremacists like Richard Spencer

A University of Florida official said providing security for Richard Spencer's event is expected to cost the school more than $500,000.

Are wellness and self-care products a ripoff? How to save money and get healthy for real

These money saving secrets help you eat healthier, feel better and care for yourself on a budget.

Trump’s words to Sgt. La David Johnson’s widow echo a history of slights to black soldiers

Sgt. La David Johnson followed a long line of blacks who serve for a nation that hasn’t always treated them equally or justly.
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Mississippi school named after confederate leader to be renamed in Obama’s honor

The name change, according to the school's PTA, was the students' idea.