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Nov. 15, 2017

Trixie and Katya take down 2017's most controversial figures — and defend a few, too

From Harvey Weinstein to Kellyanne Conway, these two queens had plenty of choice words for the year's most problematic figures.
Nov. 15, 2017

Apple’s animojis and portrait selfies could work on cheaper devices — why are they only on iPhone X?

Apple is running out of reasons to convince you to buy a new phone each year.
Nov. 15, 2017

Democrats continue their winning streak with big victories in New Mexico and Oklahoma

Election victories in New Mexico and Oklahoma round out a good week for Democrats.
Nov. 15, 2017

Feeling career stress? How to change jobs or recover from a layoff — and find your perfect gig

Career advice is great, but how do you apply it to your own life? This is how to make a big job change — and end up happier, richer and more successful.
Nov. 15, 2017

CFPB director Richard Cordray stepping down could affect your money — here’s how

Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — and former Jeopardy champion — will step down this month. Here's how his exit could affect you.
Nov. 15, 2017

Police body cams are meant to increase transparency, but officials limit access to protect officers

It's the opposite of what body cams were created to do.
Nov. 15, 2017

Here’s what it’s like to win HQ Trivia, the iPhone trivia game show taking over the internet

"I’ve been working with one of my coworkers for a year and a half, and the first time he ever hugged me was when we won."
Nov. 15, 2017

40% of homeless youth are LGBTQ — and this organization wants to help change that

Allies Bevy Smith and Sanda Bernhard spoke to us about the importance of being a part of the Hetrick-Martin Institute.
Nov. 15, 2017

After Sutherland Springs massacre, Americans want gun control more than ever, according to poll

Despite an overwhelming majority of Americans supporting measures like universal background checks, Congress has yet to take definitive action.
Nov. 15, 2017

‘Justice League’: The comics, TV shows and video games you should know before seeing the movie

The Justice League has been portrayed in many different ways over the decades. Here's a guide to some of its most quintessential depictions.
Nov. 15, 2017

Beauty tips, bobsledding trips and black girl magic: A Q&A with Olympians Aja Evans and Kehri Jones

Evans and Jones are two black women who’ll be representing the USA Women’s Bobsled Team at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.
Nov. 15, 2017

Roy Moore now trails Democrat Doug Jones by 12 points in Alabama amid sexual misconduct allegations

One poll now shows the previously unthinkable for Alabama in 2017: a Republican candidate for Senate drastically trailing his Democratic opponent.
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Nov. 15, 2017

Sean Hannity is Fox News’ chief conspiracy theorist — and Shepard Smith its voice of reason

Fox News' Shepard Smith and Sean Hannity are treating Trump's presidency very differently — but only one is being rewarded for it.
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Nov. 15, 2017

California congressman on Tuesday’s deadly school shooting: “I hope we would do more”

Lieu told 'Mic' the deadly shooting in northern California illustrates the need for bail reform.
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Nov. 15, 2017

Teachers, bystanders saved lives during California shooting with quick response at elementary school

"There’s no question that the quick action within that school saved lives."
Nov. 15, 2017

This one surprising factor can predict whether or not you will get a promotion at work

The best career advice in 2017? Be mindful of your manager's view of stress, according to a new study.
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Nov. 15, 2017

Cards Against Humanity trolls Trump’s border wall with new campaign

Cards Against Humanity may slow down Trump's border wall, but it can't stop it.
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Nov. 15, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Here’s how to save a ton of cash over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend

It's Wednesday Nov. 15. Here's what you need to know to save serious cash over the holiday weekend.
Nov. 15, 2017

Rules of the Road: Photojournalist Lynsey Addario on traveling to war zones while pregnant

Addario spoke to 'Mic' about the discrimination female journalists face, and what it's like to adapt her story for Hollywood.
Nov. 15, 2017

GOP waives a House rule that makes it harder to raise taxes — because their tax plan raises taxes

The House rule was created by Republicans in 1995 to make it harder to raise taxes. Republicans want to waive that rule, which could stymie their tax plan.
Nov. 15, 2017

Republicans aim to gut Obamacare and pass tax cuts in one bill

The GOP strategy is to accomplish two goals: End the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and cut taxes for corporations and the wealthy.
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Nov. 15, 2017

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Nov. 15, 2017

Violet Chachki makes herstory as the first drag queen to front a lingerie campaign

The campaign's for Playful Promises, and the mood is very Bettie Page.
Nov. 15, 2017

Top Republicans are cutting ties with Roy Moore, but GOP Senate candidates remain silent

Even as Republican senators have rebuked Moore, key GOP Senate candidates have stayed silent about allegations against Roy Moore.
Nov. 15, 2017

Trump’s war of words with Kim Jong Un has culminated in a “death sentence” over a mean tweet

He called their leader short and fat on social media. Now they’re calling for his death.
Nov. 15, 2017
Nov. 15, 2017

Ben Affleck’s uncomfortable sexual misconduct joke brought this ‘Justice League’ interview to a halt

His joke was about as well received as 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.'
Nov. 15, 2017

‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ already deserves every award possible

And the hotly anticipated true-crime show doesn't even debut until January.
Nov. 15, 2017

Meet Marge, the 81-year-old turkey expert that helps thousands cook Thanksgiving dinner

The Illinois-based Thanksgiving expert has been a calming phone presence for 35 years.
Nov. 15, 2017

More women come forward to accuse Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore

Tina Johnson and Kelly Harrison Thorp shared their stories with Al.com.