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Nov. 30, 2017
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Nov. 30, 2017

Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson, transgender woman, found dead in Oklahoma City

Her family remembered her as "an amazing daughter, sister and friend with a giving and loving heart."
Nov. 30, 2017

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ is a stunning fairy tale about being seen

The fantasy director's latest feature opens in select theaters on Dec. 1.
Nov. 30, 2017

Thanks to global warming, we might have to kiss 13,000 American archaeological sites goodbye

If trends continue, the U.S. will lose thousands of precious archaeological sites in the next century.
Nov. 30, 2017

Meet Billie, a subscription box shaving service aimed at destroying the unfair “pink tax”

With thoughtful designs and a $9 price point, Billie could be your new best friend.
Nov. 30, 2017

Former Clinton aide on Matt Lauer: “There’s a hidden gender bias just beneath the surface”

Lauer was reviled by some Clinton aides in 2016 after he lobbed softball questions at now-President Donald Trump during a candidate forum, but grilled Clinton on her email scandal.
Nov. 30, 2017
Nov. 30, 2017

Tax on bitcoin? Here’s whether you need to pay capital gains taxes or not.

How much is bitcoin taxed in the U.S.? Here's what the IRS says and how to comply with the law if you own cryptocurrency.
Nov. 30, 2017

From phone campaigns to screaming street protests, Republicans are “under siege” over their tax plan

“The level of furious opposition creates the background conditions for the inside negotiations."
Nov. 30, 2017

Top House Democrat: “I’m not interested in bills” that do not protect DACA recipients

The stakes are rising in Congress over whether Republicans can strike a deal to keep the government open and protect immigrants who came to the US as children.
Nov. 30, 2017

Russell Simmons to step down from companies after allegation of sexual assault

This isn't the first time Simmons has been publicly accused of sexual assault.
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Nov. 30, 2017

Matt Lauer says he is “truly sorry” after sexual misconduct claims

The ex-'Today' host denied some of the allegations about his conduct, but said “there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed.”
Nov. 30, 2017

The genius behind those geometric pies you’re seeing everywhere? She has zero culinary experience.

A sharp knife and a healthy dose of creativity earned her more than 60,000 Instagram followers.
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Nov. 30, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor and Johnny Iuzzini all accused of sexual misconduct

It’s Thursday, Nov. 30. Here are three stories you need to read.
Nov. 30, 2017

After his controversial tweets, UK politicians want to cancel Trump’s state visit — again

“It’s increasingly clear that any official visit from President Trump to Britain would not be welcomed," London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a statement Thursday morning.
Nov. 30, 2017

A fifth woman is accusing Sen. Al Franken of groping

“When he put his arm around me, he groped my right breast. He kept his hand all the way over on my breast,” Stephanie Kemplin told CNN.
Nov. 30, 2017

11 changes in the Senate GOP tax bill that could affect you

This is what you should know as Republicans work to pass their tax plan.
Nov. 30, 2017

White House has a plan to oust and replace Rex Tillerson, per report

According to the report, Trump has “soured” on Tillerson, and wants to replace him with current CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Trump would then nominate Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) to replace Pompeo.
Nov. 30, 2017

With McCain supporting the bill, Senate Republicans’ tax plan wins crucial support

If Democrats kill Republicans' federal tax overhaul in the Senate, they'll likely owe their victory to some combination of these senators.
Nov. 30, 2017

Road Trip Diaries: 6 stops that celebrate Texas culture from Dallas to San Antonio

This drive hits on all the classic Texan touchpoints, from cattle drives and Tex-Mex to the great outdoors.
Nov. 30, 2017

As the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show ratings plummet, it’s time to consider plus-size models

It's time, like it's been time for a while now.
Nov. 30, 2017

Bette Midler posts 1991 interview accusing Geraldo Rivera of groping her: “He has yet to apologize”

It seems Midler saw Fox News host Geraldo Rivera's defense of Matt Lauer and was none too pleased.