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June 22, 2017

Donald Trump doesn't have tapes of James Comey

The revelation comes a day before a House-imposed deadline for Trump to reveal whether the purported tapes exist.
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June 22, 2017

'Pizzagate' shooter gets 4-year prison sentence, lawyers urged judge to deter vigilantism

Welch stormed a Washington, D.C., pizza place and shot off a firearm because of the internet.
June 22, 2017

Senate health care bill already in trouble as Republicans voice opposition

Four Republican Senators say they will not vote for the health care plan in its current form.
June 22, 2017

A retired hockey star catcalled Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman on stage and it didn't go well

Hall of fame hockey player Marcel Dionne yelled "Look at those legs!" while onstage with Raisman at the 2017 NHL Awards.
June 22, 2017

Investigators found election hackers stole voters' private data, new report says

Data breaches during the 2016 election cycle may be even worse than previously known.
June 22, 2017

These are the most scathing and hilarious reviews for 'Transformers: The Last Knight'

'Transformers: The Last Knight' might be the worst 'Transformers' movie of them all.
June 22, 2017

'Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later' trailer teases a '90s love fest — without Bradley Cooper

It's 1991, and the Camp Firewood gang is back on Netflix for more absurd antics.
June 22, 2017

Steam Sale 2017: Get huge discounts on AAA games like 'Mafia III' and 'Shadow of Mordor'

Bask in the warm glow of savings thanks to the summer 2017 Steam sale.
June 22, 2017

'Overwatch' Developer Update: Loot boxes will include fewer duplicates, Blizzard says

Finally, loot boxes will be way more motivating, according to the latest 'Overwatch' developer update.
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June 22, 2017

American Health Care Act by the numbers: What to know about Senate Republicans' secret health plan

After drafting the ACA repeal and replace plan behind closed doors, the AHCA is out — and Senate Republican leaders are hoping to vote on it in a week.
June 22, 2017

Chance the the Rapper apologizes to Dr. Dre for mocking his Aftermath label on Be Encouraged tour

The two artists are not as different as Chance once assumed.
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June 22, 2017

Federal court clears path for Mississippi's LGBTQ religious objection laws

One outlet called HB 1523 the "nation's worst anti-gay bill."
June 22, 2017

'Star Trek: Discovery' star claps back at racist trolls: You don't "understand" 'Star Trek'

The franchise's first black female lead has some words for her critics.
June 22, 2017

'Elder Scrolls 6' Release Date: Expect two "major games" from Bethesda before next 'Elder Scrolls'

Don't expect another single-player Tamriel adventure for a while.
June 22, 2017

'Transformers: The Last Knight' Box Office: Looks like US fans are finally over this franchise

The film is set to post the franchise's lowest domestic opening to date.
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June 22, 2017

Watch Elizabeth Warren nail exactly what Planned Parenthood does — and why we need it

"I am sick of coming down to the Senate floor to explain to Republicans what Planned Parenthood does."
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June 22, 2017

9 photos of Tropical Storm Cindy and its aftermath on the Gulf Coast

National Weather Service forecasters estimate up to 10 inches of rainfall fell in areas between southern Louisiana and the Florida panhandle.
June 22, 2017

'Glow' Release Time: When to watch the new series on Netflix

The wild new Netflix comedy is coming to small screens on Friday.
June 22, 2017

Tips that pay off: These 5 bits of career advice will get you a job you actually love

It doesn't take much to go from novice to career genius. These 5 easy steps will snag you your dream job.
June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

Senate health care bill: Why it raises insurance costs, how much you pay for deductibles and more

How the Senate healthcare bill affects you: It could increase out-of-pocket costs, deductibles and premiums for consumers, and cut people from Medicaid, while lowering plan quality.
June 22, 2017

'L.A. Noire' Nintendo Switch Remaster: Rumors say there may be an update of the Rockstar game

If you missed 'L.A. Noire' the first time, you might get a second chance on Nintendo Switch, PS4 or Xbox One this summer.
June 22, 2017

Obama defends his signature health care law as Senate unveils plan to repeal it

"The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill."
June 22, 2017

Judge affirms "Making a Murderer" subject's confession was coerced

The ruling could help set Brendan Dassey free.
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June 22, 2017

Another day, another off-camera White House press briefing

The move to scale back on-camera press briefings comes amid Trump's increasing unwillingness to interact with the press.
June 22, 2017

'Homeworld: Emergence' on GOG: 'Cataclysm' gets a new name, but the rest stays the same

'Homeworld: Emergence' on GOG marks the first time 'Cataclysm' has been available digitally.
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June 22, 2017

Grizzly bear protections in Yellowstone National park are ending

A final ruling by US government officials will strike the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the list of threatened species after its population increased to 700.
June 22, 2017

Columbus police officer kicks handcuffed black man in the head. Chief recommends 24-hour suspension.

The recommendation seems underwhelming, considering the evidence.
June 22, 2017

'GTA5' Mods OpenIV: Developer responds to Rockstar's statement among creator frustration

Creators are increasingly frustrated with Take-Two Interactive's decision to shutter OpenIV.
June 22, 2017

Donald Trump responds to Mexico murder rate on Twitter: "We will build the wall!"

"Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria," the president claimed.
June 22, 2017

'Pokémon Go' New Gyms Open: Update is live, and badges are available

'Pokémon Go' gyms are back, and they have a ton of new features.
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June 22, 2017

Minneapolis might get a $15 minimum wage, but restaurant workers aren't celebrating

Discord has been brewing in Minneapolis over whether tipped work will be counted toward a $15 minimum wage.
June 22, 2017

Experts say the Senate health care bill is even worse for poor people than the House bill

Many expected the Senate to moderate the House bill. That didn't happen.
June 22, 2017

'Kingdom Hearts 3' Release Date: Director busy designing characters for 'Xenoblade Chronicles 2'?

It appears the director of 'Kingdom Hearts 3' is also working on another RPG as we speak. What does that mean for the 'KH3' release date?
June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

Democrats blast "heartless" Republican health care bill

Senate Democrats seek to stall "monstrosity of a bill" as Republican leaders push for quick AHCA vote.
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June 22, 2017

These abysmal new poll numbers for House health care bill don't bode well for Senate version

Only 34% of Republicans approve of the new proposed law.
June 22, 2017

Twitter was flagging tweets including the word "queer" as potentially "offensive content"

Why Twitter put the word "queer" in the same category as violent, sexual imagery.
June 22, 2017

In case you ever doubted it, being an unsigned model is hard as hell

'Mic' spoke to a number of unsigned models to find out how they manage it all.
June 22, 2017

The acquittal in Sylville Smith's death shows that too little changes in Milwaukee, despite protests

The officer that shot Smith will face no repercussions in his death. Historically, few of the city's officers ever have.
June 22, 2017

Lonzo Ball gets drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers, and LaVar Ball gets exactly what he wanted

LaVar Ball has officially spoken it into existence.
June 22, 2017

Here's how the Senate's draft health care plan could affect reproductive services

It is very close to the House's version of the bill, and would block federal funding for Planned Parenthood for a year.
June 22, 2017

Girl Scouts to offer badges in cybersecurity, hacking

Because girls need cyber skills, too.
June 22, 2017

Serena Williams: There's more to domestic violence than physical abuse

Money plays a big role in domestic violence. That's why tennis star Serena Williams is the newest face of a campaign by Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to raise awareness of financial abuse.
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June 22, 2017

Archbishop apologizes for Church of England's role in hiding years of "systemic" sexual abuse

Ex-bishop Peter Ball admitted in 2015 to abusing 18 young men over two decades.
June 22, 2017

What is in the Senate health care plan? Lower taxes, cuts to Medicaid, Planned Parenthood and more

Republican leaders want to vote on the bill by next week.
June 22, 2017

How Chinese tea arrived — and flourished — on an island in Portugal

The Azores are one of the few places in Europe with a thriving tea farm.
June 22, 2017

Career mistakes to avoid: These 7 unconscious bad habits are ruining your job search

Sometimes the best career advice is to get out of your own way — and pay better attention to the unconscious mistakes you're making while communicating.
June 22, 2017

Drake releases "Signs," inspired by Louis Vuitton's Paris Fashion Week collection

Drake's "Signs" matches the breezy Caribbean flair of Louis Vuitton's "Archipelago" collection.
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June 22, 2017

Cladding similar to Grenfell Tower's could be on 600 other buildings, PM's office says

Local authorities estimate about 600 buildings across Britain, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have been fitted with the same type of flammable cladding used on Grenfell Tower.
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June 22, 2017

London police identify Makram Ali, 51, as the man killed in the Finsbury Park mosque attack

Makram Ali, a father of six, died after a van attack on worshippers at a London mosque.
June 22, 2017

Alison Brie is ready to be team captain

Brie's new Netflix show 'GLOW' is "waging the war against boring, meek female characters."
June 22, 2017

Trump gets standing ovation for promising to pass a law already on the books

Donald Trump promised to ban immigrants from receiving welfare benefits for five years. That's already law.
June 22, 2017

The ACLU is suing the Washington, D.C., police for violating the rights of Trump inaugural detainees

The plaintiffs' claims range from unconstitutional arrests to unjustified cavity searches.
June 22, 2017

Donald Trump's first 2020 fundraiser will be at his DC hotel, raising ethics concerns

"I would advise against it," former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter said, "But it's legal."
June 22, 2017

'Fargo' season 3 continued the series' tradition of compelling female characters

However, showrunner Noah Hawley implemented some key changes from previous years.
June 22, 2017

Weeks after being warned about Hatch Act, Trump social media guru may have crossed the line again

A former Obama White House lawyer says Trump aide Dan Scavino Jr. may have erred once more.
June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

"The floor is …" meme is for every millennial trying to grow up without leaving the past behind

When you were a kid, the floor was just lava. Now it's way more complicated.
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June 22, 2017

'Hot Mic' podcast: Tropical Storm Cindy, Housing for Grenfell fire survivors, Uber CEO steps down

The important stories to get you caught up for Thursday.
June 22, 2017

Australian Sen. Larissa Waters gives speech to Parliament while breastfeeding like it's NBD

When you have to address the resurgence of black lung within the coal mining industry, but your daughter is also hungry...
June 22, 2017

Bury me in Rihanna's new Manolo Blahnik shoe collection

Many of the shoes feature a lucite heel, and that's fine by me.
June 22, 2017

'NBA 2K18' Release Date News: When to expect more details on the Sept. 2017 launch

'NBA 2K18' release date news isn't late. Expect a ramp up in information over the next eight weeks.
June 22, 2017

This summer, Americans will get the rare chance to see a total solar eclipse

Anyone in the continental U.S. should mark their calendars.
June 22, 2017

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director responds to creative control issues following 'Han Solo' shakeup

Rian Johnson assures fans that he had plenty of creative control over 'The Last Jedi.'
June 22, 2017

'Pokémon Go' Mark of Shame: Cheaters get branded with a slash in Niantic update

'Pokémon Go' cheaters beware, you're in for a scare: Niantic has announced it is implementing a mark of shame mechanic that may make your ill-gotten Pokémon behave unexpectedly.
June 22, 2017

Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers revive "Really!?!" to take down Shakespeare in the Park protesters

The duo brought plenty of jokes to call out the pro-Trump protests.
June 22, 2017

Jordan Peele says don't get your hopes up for a 'Get Out' sequel

The director teases his next film, which he claims will be a "very different movie than 'Get Out.'"
June 22, 2017

California is making so much solar energy the rest of the country looks like a joke

They're literally paying other states to take their solar power.
June 22, 2017

This beauty brand is encouraging female empowerment, one lipstick at a time

RealHer wants to make women's morning routines about feeling good, as opposed to feeling pressure to "look good."
June 22, 2017

Janet Mock has no time for Caitlyn Jenner's Scalise shooting comments

Janet Mock says that Caitlyn Jenner does not represent the trans community.
June 22, 2017
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June 22, 2017

These secret wartime tunnels were hidden beneath London for 100 years. Here’s what’s inside.

The passages were once used to shuffle 4 million letters a day.
June 22, 2017

Report: Juror in Bill Cosby trial says jury voted 10-2 in favor of conviction

2 jurors prevented the unanimous vote prosecutors needed to convict Bill Cosby of criminal charges, according to an account given to ABC News.
June 22, 2017

'Pokémon Go' Raid Battles: Legendary Pokémon could be introduced in the new gym update

Here's how you might be able to catch legendaries in 'Pokémon Go' this summer.
June 22, 2017