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Dec. 1, 2017

Even senators who just voted for a corporate tax cut can’t explain how it helps workers

Only one of six Republican senators offered a specific example of how a corporate tax cut would increase employment.
Dec. 1, 2017

The 26 best places to travel in 2018

Whether you travel for great food, craft brews, adventure or culture, these are the destinations that should be on your list.
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Dec. 1, 2017

Investigation into Charlottesville rally blames police for failing to prevent violence

"Let them fight. It will make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly.”
Dec. 1, 2017

We need to talk about the gross sexualization of Millie Bobby Brown and the ‘Stranger Things’ kids

Over the past few months, the stars have had several instances of being sexualized.
Dec. 1, 2017

Know how the Oscars can address Hollywood’s sexual misconduct scandals? Start with a female host.

If the academy wants to rise to the occasion, they'd have the best shot by making women the focus of the 2018 Oscars.
Dec. 1, 2017

How the Muslim community is combatting the stigma around HIV and AIDS

Muslim Americans are not as alone as they once were when it comes to stigmatizing and lack of information regarding HIV and AIDS.
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Dec. 1, 2017

New York City just voted to ban conversion therapy, but other places aren’t making the same progress

So-called "conversion therapy" is still legal in much of the U.S.
Dec. 1, 2017

Stock market reacts to Michael Flynn guilty plea and Senate tax bill vote

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell on news that Michael Flynn would plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI, but was cushioned by news the tax reform bill could pass.
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Dec. 1, 2017

Neo-Nazi wealth is rapidly growing. Why? Bitcoin.

White nationalists were essentially forced to hide their money in bitcoin. It went incredibly well for them.
Dec. 1, 2017
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Dec. 1, 2017

5 takeaways from Michael Flynn’s guilty plea in Robert Mueller’s Russia probe

Flynn becomes the latest casualty in Mueller's Russia probe.
Dec. 1, 2017

Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill: 5 key ways the plan will affect you

Here's the GOP tax bill explained, with details on how it could change your financial situation.
Dec. 1, 2017

Prosecutors shed new light on Russia probe: Flynn called Mar-a-Lago to discuss Russia conversations

Flynn may also testify that Trump himself directed him to contact Russia.
Dec. 1, 2017

Scientists (known haters of fun) want to ban glitter from our sad world

Glitter, the ultimate problematic fave.
Dec. 1, 2017

Meet Courtney Smith, a 26-year-old advocate fighting to end youth homelessness in Detroit

Smith is the founder of the Detroit Phoenix Center, a drop-in center for homeless youth.
Dec. 1, 2017

Air France just launched a “millennial airline” with $46 fares. Will it succeed?

Joon aims to be a combination of the budget fares of EasyJet and the elevated experience of JetBlue.
Dec. 1, 2017

The Grammys may be getting blacker, but hip-hop is definitely getting whiter

White artists are currently dominating Billboard's hip-hop charts, as the music genre becomes even more mainstream.
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Dec. 1, 2017

Meet “Britain First,” the far-right UK hate group Donald Trump retweeted Wednesday

It claims it is fighting a "holy war" against Islam. Its leaders are convicted criminals. It was just tacitly endorsed by the president of the United States.
Dec. 1, 2017

Trump’s tweets on the Kate Steinle verdict show a lack of understanding of the justice system

Trump questioned why Zarate's immigration history wasn't used in the trial. Any law student could provide him an answer.
Dec. 1, 2017

What caused Republicans to hit a snag on their tax bill? Let them tell you

Republicans are furiously trying to revise their tax plan to pass it before the weekend.
Dec. 1, 2017

New credit card? To avoid payment drama, make this one crucial move when you open an account.

Watch out for this sneaky fine print that limits your consumer rights.
Dec. 1, 2017

Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI, admits Trump team knew about Russia contacts

Flynn "willfully and knowingly" misrepresented contacts with Kislyak, the special counsel's office said Friday.
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Dec. 1, 2017

Paul Ryan: Roy Moore’s accusers are “credible” — but Trump’s aren’t

Ryan was quick to defend Roy Moore's accusers — but couldn't do the same when it comes to Trump.
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Dec. 1, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Everything happening with the GOP’s tax plan

It’s Friday, Dec. 1. Here are three stories you need to read.
Dec. 1, 2017

Liris Crosse on ‘Project Runway’ diversity and being a trailblazing black, plus-size model

'Mic' sat down with Crosse to talk her career and meteoric rise on 'Project Runway.'
Dec. 1, 2017

“I would love to fight”: Jimmy Kimmel accepts Roy Moore’s challenge

“There is no one I would love to fight more than you," Kimmel said to Moore. "I will put my Christian values aside just for you and for that fight.”
Dec. 1, 2017

While you weren’t looking: 5 things Trump’s Cabinet did this week while everyone focused on taxes

The Trump administration is reportedly mulling a secret private spy network and the EPA is poised to take a big step toward climate change doubt.