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Oct. 4, 2017

Rep. Tim Murphy allegedly pressured mistress to get abortion — then votes yes on anti-abortion bill

Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy allegedly asked his mistress to get an abortion and told her he doesn't believe in the pro-life movement he publicly supports.
Oct. 4, 2017

Equifax, Yahoo and other hacks: How to protect your money and your identity online

Don't make it easy for hackers to gain access to your financial accounts or sensitive personal information.
Oct. 4, 2017

Growing number of GOP lawmakers appear open to a ban on rifle attachments that make guns more deadly

A handful of Republican lawmakers look open to banning bump stocks, or attachments to semiautomatic weapons that allow them to mimic automatic weapons.
Oct. 4, 2017

#TheyFeelPain: Doctors say the GOP’s anti-abortion campaign is based on pseudoscience

“Neurologically, the science is pretty incontrovertible.”
Oct. 4, 2017

The sacred history of Barton Springs Pool, the spiritual spot where Austin locals learn to swim

“I literally have had an out-of-body experience there."
Oct. 4, 2017

In a video, model Londone Myers shows us what it’s really like to have black hair at a fashion show

“I don’t need special treatment from anyone. What I need is for hairstylists to learn how to do black hair."
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Oct. 4, 2017

3 takeaways from Wednesday’s press conference on the Senate’s Trump-Russia probe

Burr and Warner affirmed the intelligence community's conclusions about Russian election meddling but still couldn't say whether Trump was involved.
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Oct. 4, 2017

“Lone wolf” white male terrorists have increasingly been on the FBI’s radar

At a hearing on Homeland Security five days before the Las Vegas shooting, a Senate subcommittee discussed the threat of white American terrorists.
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Oct. 4, 2017

Bump stocks were supposedly made for disabled people. That’s not how they’re actually being used.

The deadly attachment, which mimics an automatic weapon, is coming under new scrutiny in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting.
Oct. 4, 2017

Immigrant rights activists scramble to help DACA recipients stay protected ahead of looming deadline

Nearly 100,000 DACA recipients risk losing their status if they fail to register by Thursday.
Oct. 4, 2017

Plus-size model Precious Lee is here to show you what a supermodel in 2017 looks like

After nine years in the industry, Lee is setting a new bar for greatness.
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Oct. 4, 2017

‘Newsweek’ retracts article about girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter

The articled alleged Marilou Danley was married to two men at once.
Oct. 4, 2017

Top senators investigating Trump-Russia connections say “the issue of collusion is still open”

"We've got more work to do on the collusion question, but we're developing a clearer picture of what happened."
Oct. 4, 2017

10 annoying buzzwords your co-workers secretly hate

Don't ping me the TL;DR.
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Oct. 4, 2017

Mic Wakeup: The latest on Vegas, guns and Congress’ new 20-week abortion ban bill

It's Wednesday. Here are three things you need to know.
Oct. 4, 2017

One position Trump has been remarkably consistent on is gun control — and he’s not in favor of it

What has Trump said about guns and gun control over the years?
Oct. 4, 2017

Introducing chinning, the Instagram pose fighting against ridiculous social media beauty standards

This is the glorious antithesis to the high-angle selfie.
Oct. 4, 2017

A majority of House Democrats and Republicans support a pathway to citizenship. Now what?

Immigration activists have the support they need. The problem is convincing Republican leaders to allow a vote.
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Oct. 4, 2017

San Juan mayor blasts Trump as “miscommunicator in chief” following president’s Puerto Rico visit

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz blasted Trump's "terrible and abominable" appearance as a public relations stunt.
Oct. 4, 2017

Rex Tillerson denies he considered resigning, but would not deny he called Trump a “moron”

Tillerson refused to deny a report that he called the president a "moron," saying he would not address "petty stuff."
Oct. 4, 2017

How to take anyone to small claims court — and when it’s just not worth it

Do you have a dispute you think could be resolved in small claims court? Find out about the small claims process here.
Oct. 4, 2017

Senator introduces bill to ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic guns to fire more rapidly

The bill comes in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, in which the gunman used bump stocks to fire more rapidly, allowing him to kill at least 59 people in a short amount of time.
Oct. 4, 2017

What does the Las Vegas shooting mean for concert security? We asked experts

“There’ll probably be some higher awareness and more incremental improvements as we look at it,” says Mike Lescault, a risk manager with Live Nation.