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Oct. 9, 2017

Career advice 2017: How to maximize your chance of getting a job before you even interview

You can create a good impression before you walk in the door.
Oct. 9, 2017

The cost of drag: Famous queens get real about the high price of their passion

'Mic' asked some of the most celebrated drag queens about the cost, both monetary and personal, of doing drag.
Oct. 9, 2017

A running list of Democratic officials pledging to return donations from Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein’s nearly 17 years of federal campaign contributions to the Democratic party have become a political hot potato as Democrats distance themselves from the disgraced Hollywood producer.
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Oct. 9, 2017

Here are the women in Hollywood who are speaking up after the Harvey Weinstein revelations

Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Lena Dunham have all spoken out about Harvey Weinstein's decades of alleged abuse.
Oct. 9, 2017

Blitter: There’s finally an app where Black Twitter can escape online harassment

The app shows a lot of promise, but it's unclear if it'll catch on.
Oct. 9, 2017

An artist appeared in an Adidas ad with unshaved legs. Now she’s getting rape threats.

Her art often shows her with body hair, but this Adidas ad has opened her up to even more trolls.
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Oct. 9, 2017

ESPN suspends Jemele Hill after tweets suggest boycott against Dallas Cowboys’ advertisers

Hill, who is being suspended for two weeks, tweeted Sunday that Dallas Cowboys fans should consider boycotting if they were upset by recent remarks made by team owner Jerry Jones.
Oct. 9, 2017
Oct. 9, 2017

Report: Trump was mad U.S. businesses can’t bribe foreign officials

Rex Tillerson was reportedly taken aback by Trump's open endorsement of foreign corruption.
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Oct. 9, 2017
Oct. 9, 2017

Why the Sundance documentary ‘Dina’ is about your relationship, too

The "real-life romantic comedy" isn't just the story of two people with Asperger's who love each other — it's a story of intimacy and compromise.
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Oct. 9, 2017

Mike Pence’s NFL walkout perfectly distills his views on racism and black civil rights protest

Mike Pence has a long history of denying that racism in law enforcement is a big deal.
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Oct. 9, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Pence and his protest, Trump and his beautiful paper towels, Kaepernick and his subtweet

Here are three stories for Monday, Oct. 9, that will make you sound like you spent your Sunday reading a newspaper.
Oct. 9, 2017

The Hype List: What to check out this week, including ‘Marshall,’ St. Vincent, ‘Jane the Virgin’

Welcome to our weekly recommendations column, in which we highlight all of the pop culture you need to know about.
Oct. 9, 2017

The danger for DACA recipients grows as Trump returns to his hardline immigration priorities

"This proposal fails to represent any attempt at compromise."
Oct. 9, 2017

Kellyanne Conway calls GOP Sen. Bob Corker’s tweets “incredibly irresponsible.”

"I find tweets like this to be incredibly irresponsible," Conway said.
Oct. 9, 2017

After an ad showing a black woman turning into a white woman, some customers are #DoneWithDove

Soap companies have a long history of racist ads, and Dove is no stranger to them either.
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Oct. 9, 2017

Making home possible: Creative ways to conquer the down payment

Saving a large sum of money isn’t easy. Let’s make it simpler.
Oct. 9, 2017

How many times will Ashley Graham have to clap back at body shamers?

She gets slammed for posting workout videos all the time, from people who don't think women like her exercise, to fans who are upset that she does. There's no winning.
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Oct. 9, 2017

Here’s how much it cost for Mike Pence to go to a football game and leave early

How much did Pence's brief stop at a football game cost taxpayers?
Oct. 9, 2017

The best college bars in the US

From Boston to Orlando, Florida to New Orleans, here are the 10 college bars that are better than the rest.
Oct. 9, 2017

How the “Cosplay Is Not Consent” movement changed New York Comic Con

The 200,000 attendees were greeted by a massive sign with tall letters spelling out "COSPLAY IS NOT CONSENT." Here's what the movement is all about.