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Nov. 20, 2017

Despite consumer beliefs, farmed fish can be sustainable. This frozen food brand wants to prove it.

You can find sustainably farmed fish in the freezer aisle.
Nov. 20, 2017

How LiAngelo Ball fell into Donald Trump’s race trap

Donald Trump has found new clout with his base by framing black athletes as ingrates. These three UCLA basketball players fell right into his hands.
Nov. 20, 2017

Black Friday 2017: 5 sneaky signs a deal isn’t actually worth it

Black Friday deals are a mixed bag. Here’s how to find the best 2017 discounts — and avoid the worst ones — by decoding retailers’ sneakiest tricks.
Nov. 20, 2017

This is ‘Hair Nah,’ a game about black hair and white ignorance

We talked to creator Momo Pixel about the revolutionary game that black women everywhere can enjoy.
Nov. 20, 2017

Leading progressive groups call for Sen. Al Franken to resign over sexual assault allegations

“Sen. Al Franken had the chance last week to take full responsibility for past sexual harassment, sexual assault and any other behavior that demeaned women. He failed to do so."
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Nov. 20, 2017

What you’ve read about North Korea might be totally fake, but not for the reason you’d think

There's a lot of false rumors, unconfirmed information and undeniably fake news out there.
Nov. 20, 2017

Mick Mulvaney as CFPB director? 3 key things to know about Trump’s reported pick for interim head

Mick Mulvaney is OMB director, but will he be appointed as the new acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Here's what we know.
Nov. 20, 2017

Playful Promises defends its decision to use gender-fluid model Violet Chachki in latest campaign

Chachki is most known for winning 'RuPaul's Drag Race.'
Nov. 20, 2017

Thanksgiving 2017: How to host dinner for under $50 with tasty side dishes, desserts and free turkey

Thanksgiving Day meal ideas eluding you? These 2017 side dishes, appetizers, desserts and turkey tricks save you money despite tasting delicious: Here's how to host on a budget in 10 easy steps.
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Nov. 20, 2017

Turkey bans events hosted by LGBTQ groups from its capital city

LGBTQ rights groups are calling the ban illegal and discriminatory.
Nov. 20, 2017

‘Call Me By Your Name’ avoids the thing that hangs over too many LGBTQ films — tragedy

Director Luca Guadagnino seems to toy with the idea that the movie's romance is doomed, but he never indulges that trope.
Nov. 20, 2017

15 easy tricks to make Thanksgiving cooking less stressful

These cooking and organization hacks will give you more time to actually enjoy the holiday.
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Nov. 20, 2017

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline days after leak

The controversial project, which was first proposed nearly a decade ago, has drawn fierce criticism from environmental activists from the start.
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Nov. 20, 2017

Trump suggests NFL should suspend Marshawn Lynch for kneeling during national anthem

The tweet was Trump's second one criticizing African-American athletes in two days.
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Nov. 20, 2017

Lenny Letter writer quits over Lena Dunham’s sexual assault response, calls out her “hipster racism”

Author Zinzi Clemmons called out Dunham's casual racism and said the Girls creator "cannot have our words if she cannot respect us."
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Nov. 20, 2017

Mic Wakeup: The biggest stories you missed from a busy, busy Sunday

Here are three stories to get your Monday started.
Nov. 20, 2017

You don’t have be to an activist to resist

Grammy Award-winning singer Lalah Hathaway uses her music as an avenue for activism.
Nov. 20, 2017

Leigh Corfman, who accused Roy Moore of molesting her as a child, says a “weight has been lifted”

"I’ve voted as a Republican for years and years and years. But this isn’t political for me. This is personal. It’s very close to my heart.”
Nov. 20, 2017

A year-old video shows Trump has stayed more focused in his first year than you might think

The president focused a year ago on trade, immigration and executive action. A year later, those areas are where he can claim achievement.
Nov. 20, 2017

Kellyanne Conway says vote for Roy Moore. She once said “no Senate seat is worth more than a child.”

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is changing her position on accused child molester Roy Moore and is now trying to rationalize a call for Republicans to vote for him.
Nov. 20, 2017

Tracee, Gaga, Selena, Demi, Ciara and the ‘Stranger Things’ kids shine on the 2017 AMAs red carpet

Gaga slayed in Alaïa, and Tracee Ellis Ross changed 12 times.
Nov. 20, 2017

Jeffrey Tambor says he likely won’t return to ‘Transparent’ after allegations against him

Tambor has denied any wrongdoing but said he doesn't see how he can return to the show.
Nov. 20, 2017

Transgender artists of color speak on reclaiming their resilience in powerful art project

A look at the empowering artwork reshaping the narrative around transgender lives.
Nov. 20, 2017

Hype List: What to check out this week, including ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ and ‘Call Me By Your Name’

Welcome to our weekly recommendations column, in which we highlight all of the pop culture you need to know about.
Nov. 20, 2017

Madonna, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Mariah, Kim K and more pay tribute to the late designer Azzedine Alaïa

Marc Jacobs, Ava DuVernay, Nicki Minaj, Lenny Kravitz, Naomi Campbell and more all paid their respects to a man who changed fashion forever.
Nov. 20, 2017

The RompHim creators introduce the RompSuit or, you know, a jumpsuit

The Kickstarter — and inevitable debate — launches today.
Nov. 20, 2017

So many world maps forget New Zealand it’s now become a hilarious meme

"No true Kiwi is going to be actually pissed off at seeing a map missing their homeland. ... We’re used to it by now.”
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Nov. 20, 2017

Report: 8 women accuse journalist Charlie Rose of sexual harassment

“It is essential that these women know I hear them and that I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior."