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Dec. 8, 2017

Here’s why conservatives are rushing to defend Al Franken

After Democrats ousted Franken and Conyers, Republicans are coming under fire for continuing to support Trump and Moore.
Dec. 8, 2017

Make money and get it fast: Instant pay apps give you quicker access to wages — but there’s a catch

Goodbye, payday loans! New apps give you faster access to your earnings — but be warned that they could end up hurting you, if you're not careful.
Dec. 8, 2017

5 ways to help rebuild the Caribbean after the hurricanes

The easiest thing travelers can do? Book a trip.
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Dec. 8, 2017

3 challenges to any potential diplomatic talks between the US and North Korea

Russia says North Korea is open to negotiating with the U.S., but the two sides remain far apart.
Dec. 8, 2017

What to know about the FBI’s “black identity extremists” label and the black community’s response

Will the FBI respond to the black community’s concerns and rescind its controversial counterterrorism assessment?
Dec. 8, 2017

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories you may have missed while sexual harassment roiled DC

While the country was watching and waiting to see who the latest elected official to be taken down by sexual harassment would be, a number of other important stories came out.
Dec. 8, 2017

The countdown to controversy around the brand-new Genies app begins now

“If, God forbid, Donald Trump bombs North Korea,” Nigam told 'TechCrunch,' “you’ll see your Genie riding a nuke to North Korea.”
Dec. 8, 2017

Career Advice: Don’t make these 5 office holiday party mistakes

Office Christmas or holiday party coming up? Avoid these foibles, lest you embarrass yourself at a work event — or offend your coworkers.
Dec. 8, 2017

What Melania Trump wore her 46th week as first lady — when the hurricane heels struck again

For reading to children at a hospital and her first White House Hanukkah, Trump stuck to the basics.
Dec. 8, 2017

Republican congressman resigns amid reports he offered aide $5 million to carry his child

According to 'Politico,' the women were unclear whether Franks wanted to impregnate them through intercourse or via in vitro fertilization.
Dec. 8, 2017

Sexual assault lawsuit against Bryan Singer follows years of allegations and rumors

A lawsuit filed Thursday alleging Singer raped a 17-year-old is not the first time the 'X-Men' director has faced charges of sexual assault.
Dec. 8, 2017

Government Shutdown 2017: What it is, why it could still happen and how it would affect you

Congress narrowly avoided a shutdown this week, but we're not out of the woods yet. Here's how you could be affected if a long-term deal isn't reached soon.
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Dec. 8, 2017

Mic Wakeup: All the places you should look for a new job in 2018

Here are three stories to kick off your Friday.
Dec. 8, 2017

Did Tonya Harding deserve to walk the red carpet at the ‘I, Tonya’ premiere?

The controversial ex-skater attended the premiere of the new biopic based on her life, which caused some stir on Twitter.
Dec. 8, 2017

WH says it’s “unfortunate” John Lewis won’t go to civil rights museum opening honoring John Lewis

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it’s “unfortunate” that Lewis will skip the opening of a civil rights museum, but seemed clueless to the fact that Lewis is a civil rights icon.
Dec. 8, 2017

The #MeToo campaign has swept Capitol Hill. Are there more resignations to come?

Whether you wanted Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to resign is irrelevant. What matters now is the precedent set by his resignation.
Dec. 8, 2017

Elon Musk’s plan to fix the world’s worst traffic probably won’t work, experts say

LA commuters waited 104 hours on average during their commutes last year, and Musk's high-speed tunnels probably won't change that.
Dec. 8, 2017

‘Overwatch’ fans celebrate the return of hipster Hanzo

Hipster, undercut Hanzo is going to be an in-game skin. Finally.
Dec. 8, 2017

After Brazile’s bombshell, Democrats are meeting to take a stab at problems plaguing the party

Democrats formed commission of Sanders and Clinton supporters to resolve their issues from the primary. Now their deadline is almost here.
Dec. 8, 2017

After Al Franken’s resignation, Republicans are in a bind with accused child molester Roy Moore

Franken’s resignation brought the Moore allegations back to the forefront — with local news outlets covering the Franken resignation in the context of the more severe allegations Moore faces.
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Dec. 8, 2017

The women of the “alt-right” are speaking out against misogyny. They’d prefer absolute patriarchy.

The women of the so-called "alt-right" are its greatest leaders.
Dec. 8, 2017

Why progressives are being cautious over who should replace Al Franken

A source close to Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) told 'Mic' the congressman is considering a Senate bid.