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Nov. 17, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Everything you need to know about Al Franken

It's Friday, Nov. 17. Here are three things you need to know about Al Franken.
Nov. 17, 2017

A Democratic “wave” election is brewing, top election analysts say

“If it wasn’t already clear, last Tuesday’s election results confirmed a political atmosphere that would seriously endanger the House GOP’s majority in 2018."
Nov. 17, 2017

Net Neutrality 2017: Enjoy internet and TV? How the FCC’s vote could affect your choices and costs.

Why the FCC's net neutrality decision and other agency changes could affect your costs and choices for internet, cell phone and television services — and who to contact about it.
Nov. 17, 2017

A running list of all the disasters plaguing the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Gigi Hadid and Katy Perry are already out.
Nov. 17, 2017

Career Advice: Get a raise this year? Here’s how you compare to the average American.

Want to earn more money? Here's how many people in the United States got a raise this past year — plus some tips on how to boost your salary.
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Nov. 17, 2017

Leeann Tweeden reads Al Franken’s apology live on ‘The View’

Leeann Tweeden, morning news anchor on TalkRadio 790 KABC in Los Angeles, appeared on ABC’s 'The View' to elaborate on her experience.
Nov. 17, 2017

Announcing Mic’s Black Monuments Project: Help us choose whom to honor

This project will identify one significant black person to represent each U.S. state and territory and design a monument in their honor.
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Nov. 17, 2017

Transgender Day of Remembrance: There are likely more victims than we know

"We do our best to find out about everyone who’s died, but we know that realistically, we haven’t."
Nov. 17, 2017
Nov. 17, 2017

While you weren’t looking: 5 things the Trump administration did this week that didn’t involve sex

A DACA recipient with disabilities is being detained and harassed, and a Trump nominee resigns over racist comments.
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Nov. 17, 2017

Vox Media becomes the latest digital media outlet to seek unionization

The unionization effort is the latest in digital media as the industry continues to show signs of struggle.
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Nov. 17, 2017

The alt-right threw a fit after Twitter unverified its top personalities. Now they’re regrouping.

Now alt-right figures are trying to regroup by direct their followers to pro-white nationalist social sites.
Nov. 17, 2017
Nov. 17, 2017

That ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ teaser is resurfacing questions about Johnny Depp

In 2016, troubling assault allegations surfaced about Johnny Depp. Why hasn't he been held to the same standard as other Hollywood heavyweights?
Nov. 17, 2017

Tax reform cleared the House. Here’s the plan to kill it in the Senate.

“Trying to take away people’s health care will only intensify the grassroots resistance to the Trump tax scam.”
Nov. 17, 2017

Stefano Gabbana of Dolce & Gabbana claims sexual harassment is “not violence”

"Who doesn’t do sex? Who doesn’t? It’s a trend. Now the trend is sex."
Nov. 17, 2017

Trump’s attack on Franken ends up reminding country of his “grab them by the pussy” tape

Trump’s attack on Franken had the unintended consequence of reminding the country of his own sexual harassment allegations as well as the infamous 'Access Hollywood' tape.
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Nov. 17, 2017

Latest Kushner revelation once again brings WikiLeaks into spotlight

Grassley and Feinstein have given Kushner until Nov. 27 to produce communications on Russia, WikiLeaks and Flynn.
Nov. 17, 2017

Want to get healthy? Shed the cycle of shame around weight, first.

A fitness trainer and writer says we need better role models that help us rethink our relationship to our bodies.
Nov. 17, 2017

Lil Peep was going to take emo and rap to new places

The singer-rapper died suddenly while on tour supporting his debut album. He was 21.
Nov. 17, 2017

The science behind why people doubt terrorist attacks happened

“Who are these people? They’re mostly anti-authoritarian people. ... They’re often insecure."
Nov. 17, 2017

‘Star Wars: Battlefront 2’ fans stood up to Electronic Arts and won — but will it last?

Following an unprecedented fan backlash, EA is making huge changes to 'Star Wars: Battlefront 2.'
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Nov. 17, 2017

Despite believing his accusers, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey plans to vote for Roy Moore

“I certainly have no reason to disbelieve any of them."