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Dec. 4, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Trump, our nation’s children and the “Kremlin connection”

Here’s everything you missed while you were disconnecting this weekend. Happy Dec. 4!
Dec. 4, 2017

People are breaking a cutting-edge cryptocurrency market with a virtual cat trading game

The most expensive digital cat was sold for more than $100,000.
Dec. 4, 2017

North Korean college coders beat Stanford University in a 2016 competition. Here’s why that matters.

North Korea is raising its next generation of hackers — and so far, it appears to be working.
Dec. 4, 2017

Facebook’s Messenger app for kids is out — here’s all the data it’s collecting

It won't track your location, but you can't use the middle finger emoji.
Dec. 4, 2017

Chronicling Meghan Markle’s long-standing love affair with fashion, from designer to fashion icon

She's popped up at New York Fashion Week for years, and designed her own collections too.
Dec. 4, 2017

Need stress relief? 3 simple steps to feel better about life and happier at work every day

Here's how to start feeling better every day — and stop taking work stress home with you — by better blocking out your time.
Dec. 4, 2017

Calabasas is now a fashion runway after Kim Kardashian West debuts Yeezy Season 6

West put on her own fashion show for Yeezy Season 6 at locations as random as a FedEx store in Calabasas, California.
Dec. 4, 2017

Netflix will continue ‘House of Cards’ without Kevin Spacey

The series' sixth and final season will focus on the character of Claire Underwood, played by Robin Wright.
Dec. 4, 2017

With a government shutdown looming, Democrats are now poised to gain the upper hand

A group of House conservatives could thwart a funding deal, setting the stage for a potential government shutdown.
Dec. 4, 2017

Kenya Moore’s apology for transphobia on ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ was totally insufficient

For the second week in a row, the 'RHOA' star made transphobic comments on the Bravo reality show.
Dec. 4, 2017

Scientists are raising worms in space soil in hopes of bringing Earthly life to Mars

It's no Sweet Green, but scientists are on their way to making a Martian salad.
Dec. 4, 2017

The “art vs. artist” debate should end with 2017

At this point, the question of whether we can separate the art from the artist feels naive and, worse, narcissistic.
Dec. 4, 2017

Donald Trump endorses accused child molester Roy Moore: “Go get ’em, Roy!”

Trump has now issued a full-fledged endorsement of Moore over Democrat Doug Jones — both of whom are vying for Senate in Alabama.
Dec. 4, 2017

Hype List: What to check out this week, including ‘The Crown’, ‘The Newspaperman’ and more

Welcome to our weekly recommendations column, in which we highlight all of the pop culture you need to know about.
Dec. 4, 2017

Republicans are championing a deeply, historically unpopular agenda

From health care and taxes, to Roy Moore and immigration, the GOP consistently veers toward positions deeply disliked by most Americans.
Dec. 4, 2017

11 gifts that support organizations Trump is trying to dismantle

Instead of being frustrated by the current administration, give the gift of change with these items.
Dec. 4, 2017

This unlikely supergrain comes from beer brewing and is often thrown away

These startups are turning the leftover grain into nutrient-rich snack bars and flour for baking.
Dec. 4, 2017

After a tweet asks to name a “badder bitch than Taylor Swift,” the internet offers a history lesson

An example: Franceska Mann, a ballerina who led a riot in Auschwitz.
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Dec. 4, 2017

Watch this Australian MP propose to his partner right after a same-sex marriage bill was introduced

The proposal came as Australia's government debates legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.
Dec. 4, 2017

Trump appears to have admitted to obstruction of justice — now what?

Trump said he knew Flynn lied to the FBI when he fired him, an admission some legal experts say amounts to obstruction of justice and puts Trump in legal hot water.
Dec. 4, 2017

Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to go into effect, as legal challenges continue

The ruling is a win for President Donald Trump.