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Oct. 19, 2017

The 10 worst states for identity theft and fraud in the United States

Scams, fraud and identity theft are hard to avoid in 2017. Here's how to protect yourself — and a rundown of the worst U.S. states for victims.
Oct. 19, 2017

It costs only $1,000 for someone to track your every move

Research from the University of Washington shows how anyone can track what apps you use and where you’ve been — for just $1,000.
Oct. 19, 2017

Dow Jones Industrial Average: The problem with invoking Black Monday in 2017

Black Monday happened thirty years ago today. Here's what people are getting wrong about one of the worst crashes in market history.
Oct. 19, 2017

Dems may be on the verge of backing a Senate candidate at odds with their own health care agenda

Would Democrats really nominate a Senate candidate who kicked more than 100,000 people off Medicaid in a year when health care is a top priority?
Oct. 19, 2017

Stop peddling the black-on-black crime myth. These DOJ stats prove it’s not a thing.

Conservatives can stop talking about black-on-black crimes — it's been declining steadily over the last 20 years.
Oct. 19, 2017

Model Ines Rau makes ‘Playboy’ history as first-ever out transgender Playmate

"If I can get people educated on this fact that trans girls are just girls, then that’s great.”
Oct. 19, 2017

RZA’s story about the Azealia Banks-Russell Crowe fight hasn’t changed. Maybe the rest of us have.

Contrary to "new" reports, RZA admitted more than a year ago that Russell Crowe spat at Azealia Banks. So why do we care now?
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Oct. 19, 2017

Antifa activists plan to shut down Richard Spencer’s speech at UF. The ADL says that helps Spencer.

"We’re going to cause as much disruption to Richard Spencer as possible."
Oct. 19, 2017

10 Halloween costume ideas for the TV fanatic on a budget

From 'Atlanta' to 'Big Little Lies' to 'Stranger Things,' we've got you covered.
Oct. 19, 2017

Pearson issues apology for publishing racist theories about treating pain in nursing textbook

The textbook made generalizations about black, Asian and Native American cultures, among others.
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Oct. 19, 2017

Army Reserve green card ban “sends chilling message” to immigrants, veterans group says

“I think it’s inconsistent with our military values."
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Oct. 19, 2017

Survey finds black, Asian and women doctors are more likely to face bias — from their own patients

Some doctors experience bias and offensive comments from the very people they're trying to help.
Oct. 19, 2017

John Kelly defends Trump, rips congresswoman over phone call to family of grieving soldier

Kelly called Rep. Frederica Wilson "selfish," but confirmed Trump lied about his account of a phone call with the family of Sgt. La David T. Johnson.
Oct. 19, 2017

Preet Bharara: Trump has been personally interviewing candidates for U.S. attorney positions

Renato Mariotti, a former federal prosecutor, explained why this alleged move is unusual — and how it might complicate prosecutorial independence from the rest of the executive branch.
Oct. 19, 2017

Now is actually the perfect time for Louis CK’s ‘I Love You, Daddy’

The comedian and auteur's new film deals with questions of consent and sexual power dynamics in show business — and that's exactly the kind of story we could use right now.
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Oct. 19, 2017

How the FCC helped pave the way for Sinclair to take over American broadcasting

Trump’s FCC has made it more likely the deal will be approved.
Oct. 19, 2017

Appeals court halts order allowing abortion for teenage immigrant detainee

A new hearing is set for 10 a.m. Friday morning to argue the merits of the case.
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Oct. 19, 2017

This celebrity chef has served more than a million meals in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

José Andrés has helped serve a million meals in Puerto Rico, and he's not slowing down anytime soon.
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Oct. 19, 2017

Mic Wakeup: #FakeMelania, fake news and a real green card ban

It's Thursday. Here are three things you need to know.
Oct. 19, 2017

What I learned bicycling my way across America

Finding happiness — and strength — on a 4,300-mile cross-country trip.
Oct. 19, 2017

Todd Haynes’ new film ‘Wonderstruck’ is a spiritual sequel to ‘Velvet Goldmine’

Despite obvious differences in tone and subject matter, the two films are unquestionably linked as stories about outsiders.
Oct. 19, 2017

Is the death of 4 US soldiers in Niger becoming “Trump’s Benghazi”?

“This is his Benghazi, and that is the reason why it took him so long to acknowledge it had happened.”
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Oct. 19, 2017

Planning for your financial future like a CFO

Be the boss of your money.
Oct. 19, 2017
Oct. 19, 2017

Google Maps is going to space. Here’s everywhere in the universe you can visit.

Google recently added 16 new locations to Google Maps. None of them are on Earth.
Oct. 19, 2017

‘Project Runway’ model Liris Crosse remembers her friend and ‘Project Runway’ alum Mychael Knight

"When we spoke, we were both encouraging each other and loving on each other.”
Oct. 19, 2017

Trump judicial nominee admitted he discriminates against LGBTQ people

“Guess what? I attend a conservative Baptist church. We discriminate, alright. On the basis of sexual orientation, we discriminate,” Jeff Mateer, one of Trump's judicial nominees, said in 2015.
Oct. 19, 2017

5 fat activists sound off on how thin people can become real allies

“If we’re ever going to have an equitable world for fat people, trans people and disabled people, thin people must use their privilege to push against fat bias.”
Oct. 19, 2017

Trump’s tweet about the Russian uranium deal, explained and debunked

While it’s true that the State Department green-lit the contentious deal, Hillary Clinton herself did not play a role in its approval.
Oct. 19, 2017

Are liberal Supreme Court justices feuding with Neil Gorsuch?

As the gavels come down, the gloves come off.
Oct. 19, 2017

Want to be $50,000 richer? These 9 fun contests pay winners thousands (or millions) of dollars

If you've got millionaire dreams, know that you can get richer fast without buying a lottery ticket — with these fun, creative and high-paying contests.
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Oct. 19, 2017

Experts are divided on how tech will tackle the problem of fake news

Some tech experts said technological advancements will help stem the spread of fake news, but others were less hopeful.
Oct. 19, 2017

George W. Bush jabs at Trump’s America: “Bigotry or white-supremacy in any form” is un-American

“Bigotry seems emboldened,” Bush said while speaking about the decline in faith in America’s public institutions. “Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication.”
Oct. 19, 2017

Nothing short of God herself will stop me from seeing ‘I, Tonya’

Reviews from the festival circuit have been skewing positive so far — but even if they weren’t, it wouldn’t matter to me in the least.