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June 28, 2017

PlayStation Plus July: 'Until Dawn' and 'Game of Thrones' headline free games list

Also, who doesn't want to play as a scrappy Pomeranian in 'Tokyo Jungle?'
June 28, 2017

'Baby Driver' reviews: Critics are in love with Edgar Wright's latest high-octane film

'Baby Driver' is being called one of the summer's best films.
June 28, 2017

Bill Cosby to appear in court for alleged 1974 assault of 15-year-old girl

Cosby will appear in court on July 30, 2018 for allegedly forcing a teen girl to perform oral sex on him over 40 years ago.
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June 28, 2017

When it comes to upholding the Paris climate agreement, America's mayors are leading the way

In spite of an uncooperative U.S. government, mayors around the world are working together to set the agenda on climate change.
June 28, 2017

'Heroes of the Storm' Summer Event Update: Get dressed for the beach with new skins, mounts and more

Surf's up in 'Heroes of the Storm' with this summer event update.
June 28, 2017

Inside the dangerous operation to smuggle free information into North Korea

They use balloons, drones and networks of smugglers — who risk torture to bring flash drives into the DPRK.
June 28, 2017

'Assassin's Creed Origins' Gameplay: Assassination targets have daily schedules

Stalk your targets and figure out their schedules in the new 'Assassin's Creed.'
June 28, 2017

The 'Pretty Little Liars' series finale tackled fertility and it was the realest the show ever got

British evil twin aside, the 'Pretty Little Liars' finale dealt with a serious issue in a sober way.
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June 28, 2017

These 3 Republican governors could pose the biggest threat to the Senate health care bill

Why some Republican governors oppose their own party's health care bill
June 28, 2017

'Pokémon Go' Legendary Tier 5 Raids: Fan makes unofficial graphic for raid counters

A fanmade list of optimal counters to Gen 1 and 2 Legendaries has been circulating on the 'Pokémon Go' Silph Road subreddit. Now if only we knew when Legendary Pokémon were coming to the game...
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June 28, 2017

The fatal Hillsborough Stadium Disaster is back in the news 30 years later. Here's why.

What was the Hillsborough Stadium disaster?
June 28, 2017

How much money does the winner of 'Big Brother' season 19 get?

After battling it out all summer, the winner of 'Big Brother' gets a big payout.
June 28, 2017

Look for this seal the next time you buy beer — here's what it means

This new design can help you distinguish real craft beer from the frauds.
June 28, 2017

Philadelphia's queer people of color have fought racism for years. Now the city is paying attention.

Before the black and brown pride flag stripes, queer activists of color worked to bring racial inclusion to Philadlephia's Gayborhood.
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June 28, 2017

When cops kill, paying their victims' families can be a cold, calculating process, attorneys say

Black lives are often seen as having less monetary value in the eyes of the law.
June 28, 2017

'America's Got Talent' contestant Johnny Manuel absolutely dominates Whitney Houston ballad

The Flint, Michigan, native missed a shot at a music career in his teens. Now he wants a second chance.
June 28, 2017

10 easy ways to save $10 every single day: That's an extra $3,650 a year

Saving just $10 a day amounts to thousands of extra dollars you can put toward important financial goals at the end of the year.
June 28, 2017

Scientists just spotted 2 black holes flirting and dancing like awkward middle schoolers

The two could someday merge to become one.
June 28, 2017

As White House election integrity panel begins work, civil rights watchdogs set up a hotline

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law says the Trump panel is "a dog whistle" for voter suppression.
June 28, 2017

'Destiny 2' Coloring Book: Design some armor shaders that aren't trash with this adult coloring book

There's an official 'Destiny' coloring book coming out later this summer.
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June 28, 2017

Here are the key rulings from the Supreme Court's busy June term

The court's term ended with rulings on immigration, the First Amendment, LGBTQ rights and more.
June 28, 2017

'Final Fantasy 15: A New Empire': Square Enix partners with ‘Game of War - Fire Age’ developer

With stratospheric sales like 'Game of War - Fire Age,' who wouldn't want a slice of those sweet mobile profits?
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June 28, 2017

Conservative columnist Bret Stephens joins MSNBC

Stephens will remain a columnist at The New York Times.
June 28, 2017

Why Halle Berry believes her historic Oscar win "meant nothing" to diversity in Hollywood

Here is how the actress is getting involved to bring more diversity to Hollywood.
June 28, 2017

'Zelda,' 'Overwatch' and the failure to represent Middle Eastern and South Asian identities in games

Representation in video games is improving, but the industry seems to have a particularly tough time with the various cultures that make up the Middle East and South Asia.
June 28, 2017

Can Ice Cube's The Big 3 league help fuel a new kind of basketball video game?

Three-on-three basketball is hot, so why doesn't someone make a video game?
June 28, 2017

Patreon investigated YouTuber "Sargon of Akkad" over Anita Sarkeesian VidCon harassment

Patreon now says Carl Benjamin's actions don't violate its policies against "coordinating nonviolent harm."
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June 28, 2017

CNN's Van Jones allegedly says the Trump Russia stories are "a big nothing burger"

He's the second CNN insider this week to apparently denounce the network's Russia coverage.
June 28, 2017

SNES Classic Stock: Should be easier to find than the NES Mini or even the Switch

It could be easier at the onset for French gamers to get their hands on a SNES Classic system.
June 28, 2017

'Rick and Morty' 'Rocket League': Characters get cameos in multiple video games for Season 3

Wubba lubba dub dub! Get your 'Rick and Morty' on in 'Rocket League' soon!
June 28, 2017

'Spyro' PS4 Remake Release Date Rumors: Could a remaster come to Xbox One or other current consoles?

When will we see Spyro return to his rightful place with a remaster for PS4, Xbox One and other current-gen consoles?
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June 28, 2017

Department of Homeland Security announces new airline security rules

The new measures could help end the electronics ban.
June 28, 2017

'Call of Duty: WW2' Preorder Bonus: Release date, rewards and where you can get the best deal

What goodies do you get by preordering 'Call of Duty: WWII?' Here's the spread!
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June 28, 2017

Fox News just hired US Rep. Jason Chaffetz as a correspondent

Chaffetz is headed to Fox.
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June 28, 2017

Democrats on Neil Gorsuch's first Supreme Court term: "We've got another Scalia"

Some say Gorsuch's even-handed performance during his confirmation hearings "might be more an act than it was a real persona."
June 28, 2017

Facebook moderators are trained to protect "white men" and not "black children" from hate speech

Leaked training materials show Facebook's odd calculus for figuring out who counts as a protected group.
June 28, 2017

Man spends five months on Rikers Island without knowing his bail was $2

Now Aitabdel Salem is suing both the city and his Legal Aid lawyers.
June 28, 2017

China is building an incredibly cool "forest city" that will combat pollution

Sustainability and air quality are just the beginning.
June 28, 2017

Trump is already using James O'Keefe's CNN sting video to raise money for 2020

He also helped fund the group that made the video.
June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

'Monopoly Gamer Edition': Nintendo's Super Mario puts a new twist on the classic board game

This version of Monopoly was definitely created for the gamer crowd.
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June 28, 2017

The EPA seeks to undo clean water rule, putting 117 million Americans' water at risk

The new rule could have "long-reaching consequences for everyone living in the United States.”
June 28, 2017

Why Republicans aren't saying health care is over and Democrats aren't ready to cheer its defeat

"It's not over till it's over and it's not dead until it's dead."
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June 28, 2017

'Hot Mic' podcast: Health care vote, Charges in Laquan McDonald shooting, U.S. image

The important stories to get you caught up for Wednesday.
June 28, 2017

SNES Classic Preorder: How to get the UK and Japan Super Nintendo even if you live in the USA

Be honest — their SNES Classic looks better than ours
June 28, 2017

NASA just clapped back at Anonymous after its alien conspiracy theory went viral

A NASA scientist debunked the baseless claims on Twitter.
June 28, 2017

Fired Han Solo director Chris Miller tweeted a secret reference about the 'Star Wars' movie

Chris Miller let fans know that the situation is normal after being fired from the Han Solo movie.
June 28, 2017

Nearly 850 backlogged rape kits were found infested with mold in Texas

The mold-infested rape kits don't appear to have contaminated the DNA samples inside, according to authorities.
June 28, 2017

'Fast and Furious' star threatens to quit franchise unless the female cast gets bigger roles

Michelle Rodriguez made her statement while touting the latest film's digital release on social media.
June 28, 2017

The hidden feminist history behind Nantucket's grand mansions

The architecture in this quintessential summer destination has a surprising back story.
June 28, 2017

Senate Republican health care plan has dismal 17% approval, new poll finds

Not even Republicans approve of their own party's health care plan, an NPR/PBS poll found.
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June 28, 2017

Venezuela's Supreme Court targeted in helicopter attack amid ongoing crisis

The apparent helicopter attack is the latest escalation of an ongoing political crisis.
June 28, 2017

Alton Sterling’s children sue Baton Rouge over shooting, alleging racism and excessive force

The Sterling family alleges that police officers sent racist text messages about people who protested the black man's shooting death.
June 28, 2017

King's Gaming Ladies event canceled following targeted online harassment campaign

Men apparently planned to pose as transgender women in order to disrupt the event from the inside.
June 28, 2017

Sarah Palin has filed a long-ditch lawsuit against the 'New York Times'

Palin's lawsuit comes at a time when President Donald Trump has threatened to "open up" libel laws.
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June 28, 2017

Kshama Sawant on why Seattle needs an independent investigation into the Charleena Lyles shooting

Seattle City Councilperson Kshama Sawant, member of Socialist Alternative party, discusses the Charleena Lyles investigation, tenant voter registration, why Hillary Clinton lost in 2016 and more.
June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

The 'Pretty Little Liars' series finale reveals the identity of AD and answers 7 other questions

You won't believe who the father of Alison and Emily's baby is.
June 28, 2017

5 smart and creative things to do with $1,000 right now

What should you do with extra money? Here are some clever ways to invest your cash today.
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June 28, 2017

Iran calls Supreme Court's travel ban decision "racist" and "unfair"

Iranian officials criticized Trump's de-facto Muslim ban this week.
June 28, 2017

Please stop trying to make hairy clothing happen

It's not going to happen.
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June 28, 2017

Ten Commandments monument at Arkansas Capitol destroyed

The suspect appears to have broadcast the crash on Facebook Live.
June 28, 2017

EPA chief Scott Pruitt met with Dow Chemical CEO. Then the EPA changed course on a pesticide ban.

Scott Pruitt announced this week that the EPA will not ban a common pesticide sold by Dow Chemical.
June 28, 2017

'Pokémon Go' Raid Times at Night: Players speculate on when raid battles start and stop, and why

Fans have been hard at work trying to figure out what time 'Pokémon Go' raids start in the morning and end at night.
June 28, 2017

FBI agent indicted in LaVoy Finicum shooting as police evade punishment for killing black people

Finicum was killed during the 2016 occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
June 28, 2017

Take a spontaneous road trip for the 4th of July — it's extra affordable this year

It's time for an affordable adventure.
June 28, 2017

Ethics group sues for Trump International Hotel records ahead of Republican Party fundraiser

American Oversight seeks communications between the Trump Organization and the government.
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June 28, 2017

Ava Le'Ray Barrin, 17-year-old transgender girl, killed in Georgia

Barrin, 17, wanted to be a model.
June 28, 2017

'Final Fantasy 15' DLC: In "Episode Prompto" we are all Aranea

Aranea takes no BS from the melodramatic boys of 'Final Fantasy 15' in the new "Episode Prompto" DLC.
June 28, 2017

'Beyond Good and Evil 2' Gameplay Trailer: Can the sequel live up to the hype?

After so many years of waiting for 'Beyond Good and Evil 2,' Ubisoft might not be making the game fans want.
June 28, 2017

Iggy Azalea shuts down potential feud with Halsey: "I don't know her"

Rapper Iggy Azalea is taking the high road when it comes to Halsey's comments.
June 28, 2017

This hilarious iOS 11 glitch capitalizes dictated texts like Jaden Smith tweets

One iOS 11 bug — god, I hope this is a bug — stands above the rest, and I can't stop laughing.
June 28, 2017

'Bachelor in Paradise' season 4 sets some new rules for contestants

Contestants have to get permission from producers to engage in sexual activity.