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May 9, 2017

Condoleezza Rice: "Democracy is not just what happens in Washington"

In an op-ed for 'Mic,' Condoleezza Rice discusses themes from her book, "Democracy: Stories From the Long Road to Freedom"
May 9, 2017

'13 Reasons Why' Season 2: How the Netflix series can address the criticism

Netflix would be prudent to pay attention to the criticism.
May 9, 2017

Simone Biles isn't here to smile on demand, thank you very much

"Smiling doesn't win you gold medals."
May 9, 2017

'Pokémon Go' Special Items Update: Players are reporting higher drops of evolution stones and more

Silph Road posters are reporting an uptick in the number of evolutionary items they're receiving from PokéStops, but it might just be confirmation bias.
May 9, 2017

Snapchat update offers "limitless" snaps, lets you paint with emoji and use a "Magic Eraser"

"The limit does not exist." — Snapchat and 'Mean Girls'
May 9, 2017

Foreign aid isn’t effective without reliable census data. The solution? Satellites.

Because of bad census data, polio vaccines were once sent to parts of Nigeria that didn't really need them.
May 9, 2017

How to change your Snapchat username — it's not as simple as you'd think

You're not going to like the answer.
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May 9, 2017

FTC slaps 45 Instagram influencers with warnings over mislabeled #ad posts

It is with a heavy heart that I must announce that the celebs are at it again.
May 9, 2017

Voters have news for Republicans who think their Trumpcare vote won't haunt them

The American Health Care Act is extremely unpopular — even before a negative ad blitz from Democrats.
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May 9, 2017

Obama delivers remarks on climate change at Milan convention

As Trump advisors debate what to do about the COP21 Paris agreement, Obama's busy giving speeches on climate change.
May 9, 2017

Sally Yates doesn't have time for mansplaining

Yates wasn't taking any condescending BS during Monday's Senate hearing.
May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

'Injustice 2' esports: There's already a $600K championship for the upcoming release date

'Injustice 2' is leaping into esports with a $600,000 championship series.
May 9, 2017
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May 9, 2017

What is a "Golden Visa?" Here's why the EB-5 visa program matters.

This program essentially allows rich foreign actors to buy their way into conditional permanent residence.
May 9, 2017

'Orange Is the New Black' season 5 trailer previews unified front for Litchfield inmates

The inmates are ready to fight for "redemption, resolution and the respect they deserve."
May 9, 2017

'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3' Zombies Chronicles Release Date and Price: DLC cost revealed

It won't be cheap to get the Zombies Chronicles DLC for 'Call of Black Ops 3,' but you'll get a lot of undead bang for your buck if you take the plunge.
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May 9, 2017

San Francisco just got $100 million to fight homelessness. Can it fix the problem?

This major pledge will go toward fighting homelessness in San Francisco.
May 9, 2017

Be the next Wendy's chicken nugget guy: 3 secrets to winning the "free stuff" jackpot

What Carter Wilkerson and others like him can teach us about scoring free stuff for a year — or life — from brands.
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May 9, 2017

United Airlines says it's reached a deal with the breeder of Simon, the giant bunny

Simon's new owners say they'll sue if they're not compensated for his death.
May 9, 2017

Steam Store Recommendations: Valve's commitment to transparency brings valuable insight

Steam is showing us exactly why we get the recommendations we do with the latest update.
May 9, 2017

Why did Donald Trump fire James Comey? These Democrats think they know.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said if a special prosecutor is not appointed, "Everyone will suspect cover-up."
May 9, 2017

'Pokémon Stars' Switch Release Date: E3 2017 Direct presentation rumored for the next game

Hints of an upcoming Nintendo Direct point to possible 'Pokémon Stars' Switch release date news.
May 9, 2017

Blizzard selects national committees to choose the 'Overwatch' World Cup 2017 teams

America's thirst for gaming celebrities screwed its chances at actually winning — so this year the rules are different.
May 9, 2017

Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey

"Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated."
May 9, 2017

An Australian senator breastfed her baby during a vote in a federal Parliament first

Sen. Larissa Waters pushed through new Parliamentary rules in 2016 that allow parents to care for children in the Senate chambers.
May 9, 2017

GOP Senator says Americans who want affordable health care are "on the dole"

“Let’s face it, once you get them on the dole, they'll take every dime they can."
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May 9, 2017

Department of Homeland Security investigating sexual abuse allegations at Newark airport

"I was very afraid for my life," one officer said.
May 9, 2017

GOP Senator mansplains to women that controvery over all-male health care panel is “bogus"

Earlier reports that a woman had been added to the Senate working group proved to be wrong.
May 9, 2017

'Sense8' season 2 left these 7 burning questions unanswered

Season two delivered thrills, feels and Andy Dick.
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May 9, 2017

Hanford Nuclear Site: Tunnel containing nuclear waste collapses in Washington

The facility is considered the most contaminated nuclear site in the United States.
May 9, 2017

5 amazing Mother's Day gift ideas you should steal from Father's Day

Need last minute ideas for a Mother's Day present? Steal these great Father's Day gift ideas for your mom.
May 9, 2017

When will 'The Handmaid's Tale' episode 5 be released on Hulu?

We're at the half-way point in season one, and episodes now air weekly.
May 9, 2017

'Pokémon Go' Russia trial could send controversial blogger to jail for over 3 years

A Russian video blogger is awaiting sentencing for remarks he made in an Orthodox church last summer while playing 'Pokémon Go.'
May 9, 2017

Would you pay $100,000 to own 7 iconic Britney Spears looks? (The answer should be yes.)

"Arguably the most iconic costumes in music history"
May 9, 2017

'NBA Playgrounds' Roster: 5 killer player combinations to use in new arcade hoops title

'NBA Playgrounds' is all about dynamic duos. Here are five killer combinations from early gameplay.
May 9, 2017

The retro video game remaster cash-in has got to stop

Taking advantage of gamers' nostalgia is a huge issue in the gaming industry, and it's time we got better treatment.
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May 9, 2017

Italian Coast Guard waited 5 hours before rescuing drowning refugees, tapes show

268 refugees died after Italian authorities waited five hours to rescue them.
May 9, 2017

Kehlani fans throw support behind singer after breakdown on stage

The singer told fans that she could not go on with the concert as she wasn't feeling well.
May 9, 2017

'13 Reasons Why' Season 2: Questions about Hannah, the timeline and cliffhangers answered

Here's everything you need to know about season two of '13 Reasons Why.'
May 9, 2017

The girl scout who stood up to a far-right extremist is now under police protection

The 16-year-old has faced an onslaught of threats since her photo went viral earlier this month.
May 9, 2017

Why is 'American Idol' coming back a year after it ended? ABC lands revival for 2017-2018.

A familiar face is reportedly in talks to return to 'American Idol'.
May 9, 2017

Donald Trump's campaign website deletes everything from before January 2017

Every statement and policy paper Trump made during the 2016 campaign has been erased from his campaign website.
May 9, 2017

New Kanye West music is coming; Rapper working on album at a Wyoming retreat

Kanye West is finding inspiration for his next album.
May 9, 2017

Best Buy NES Classic Stock: Retailer gets final shipment before rumored SNES Mini

At least one Best Buy location just got additional secret stock of the NES Classic.
May 9, 2017

Donald Trump mulls sending 3,000 U.S. military troops to Afghanistan

The shift is a betrayal of Trump's "America First" promise.
May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

James Comey's testimony on Hillary Clinton emails got it wrong

The FBI is scrambling to figure out how to correct his testimony.
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May 9, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel "apologizes" to critics for saying kids should have health care

"I would like to apologize for saying that children in America should have health care," Jimmy Kimmel said in late night return.
May 9, 2017

Just days after launching its new ad platform, Snapchat is already battling spam

Snap Inc. already has a spam problem.
May 9, 2017

Could marijuana hold a key to keeping our brains forever young? Science is starting to find out.

We may begin to discover benefits of medical marijuana that even its proudest advocates couldn't imagine.
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May 9, 2017

Kamala Harris on Republican health care remarks: "What the fuck is that?"

Kamala Harris says Republicans are "playing politics" with Americans' health care — and she's not happy about it.
May 9, 2017

10 coupon and deal sites that save you money: Before buying anything, check for discounts here

Never pay full price for the everyday products you buy.
May 9, 2017

Iowa Rep. Rod Blum storms out of interview after simple question about donors

Blum walked out of the interview, even as he was surrounded by schoolchildren.
May 9, 2017

'Better Call Saul' season 3, episode 5 brings back 'Breaking Bad' character for Jimmy's court battle

"He has a way of doing the worst things, for reasons that sound almost noble" is a good summary of 'Better Call Saul.'
May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

'Prey' Trophy and Achievement Guide: Your roadmap to 100% completion

Trying to get 100% completion? We show every trophy and achievement in 'Prey' and what you have to do to get them.
May 9, 2017

'NBA 2K18' Legend Edition: Lenticular, features, price and cover for the Gold version

'NBA 2K18' arrives on Sept. 15 for multiple consoles with Shaquille O'Neal on the Legends Edition lenticular cover.
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May 9, 2017

Spirit Airlines: Massive airport brawl breaks out after airline cancels 9 flights

Air travel isn't looking so hot right now.
May 9, 2017

Navigating Trump's America: The "Muslim ban" is off Trump's website. Is it still policy?

Why are the president's campaign promises disappearing from his website?
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May 9, 2017

Progressive Moon Jae-in elected president of South Korea

Moon's election could set the stage for clashes with Trump over North Korea.
May 9, 2017

Everything we know about TLC's self-titled new album

The R&B group is about to drop its first album of new material in 15 years.
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May 9, 2017

Harlem protesters shame House Speaker Paul Ryan for AHCA as he visits neighborhood school

Antifa protesters, teachers and city politicians alike called on New Yorkers to organize against Speaker Paul Ryan's Tuesday visit to a Harlem charter school.
May 9, 2017

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is my favorite game because it satisfies my anxiety

As a queer person of color, there are very few times in my life when I can opt out of tension. 'BotW' lets me do just that.
May 9, 2017

Sexual assault in high school sports packaged as "hazing," often unreported

Sexual assault in sports largely affects boys, and is largely unreported because of misleading labels like "hazing" or "bullying."
May 9, 2017

LGBTQ centers face "horrifying and shocking" wave of attacks in Trump's America

Advocates argue that these attacks are in response to Trump's comments about minority communities.
May 9, 2017

'The Flash' Season 3 Theories: How can Barry Allen defeat Savitar?

Now that Barry knows who Savitar is, can he be stopped?
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May 9, 2017

Arizona police arrest suspected "serial street shooter" they say killed 9 people

His suspected 2016 random killing spree left Phoenix locals wondering if they'd be next last summer.
May 9, 2017

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Console Release Date: When is the game coming to PS4 and Xbox One?

A console port of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' is in the works, but you might be waiting a while for it to come down the pipeline, unfortunately.
May 9, 2017

Anti-Muslim hate crimes rose 57% in 2016, new report says

From 2014 to 2016, anti-Muslim hate crimes spiked 584%.
May 9, 2017

Who is left on 'Dancing With the Stars'? A rundown of the final 4 couples

It's no surprise who will be competing for the Mirrorball trophy.
May 9, 2017

Blue Lives Matter sign posted near the site where Michael Slager killed Walter Scott

Supporters of police have increasingly used the "Blue Lives Matter" rallying cry to counter the Black Lives Matter movement.
May 9, 2017

Trump administration seeks evidence of crimes committed by Haitians in the US

The information could be used to determine if Haitian immigrants are eligible for humanitarian programs.
May 9, 2017

Here's how you can make $500K coming up with the next Oreo flavor

Can you do better than Firework Oreos?
May 9, 2017

Video games are the perfect form for storytelling — and succeed where movies fall short

Video games can provide a heightened, interactive story-telling experience that books and movies can't match.
May 9, 2017

Electronic waste is poisoning poor workers. Now, biodegradable circuitry could help.

Electronic waste is a serious danger to humans, animals and the earth alike.
May 9, 2017