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July 14, 2017

Republicans may vote on their health care bill without a full CBO score

This could change the precedent for how the effects of legislation are considered before they're voted on.
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‘Diablo 3’ Backwards Compatible Xbox One: Can you play the Xbox 360 version on the newest console?

Is the Xbox 360 version of 'Diablo 3' backwards compatible with Xbox One?
July 14, 2017

Why ‘Heroes’ star Thomas Dekker came out — and how Bryan Fuller complicated it

Dekker and Fuller's push-and-pull about what happened on 'Heroes' has gone on for a decade.
July 14, 2017

Did Betsy DeVos hurt sexual assault survivors by agreeing to hear “both sides”?

A lawyer who attended one of DeVos' Thursday "listening sessions" on campus assault spoke out about her experience and concerns.
July 14, 2017

National Ice Cream Day 2017: Here’s where to score free ice cream on Sunday, July 16

Is there anything sweeter than free ice cream?
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July 14, 2017

Trump will reportedly attend the US women’s open amid protest, conflict-of-interest concerns

It's the latest chapter in a long saga involving Trump and the LPGA tour.
July 14, 2017

Chub rub in the summer is excruciating, inevitable and totally normal. Let’s talk about it.

Here's what it is, along with some tips and tricks for how to avoid it this summer.
July 14, 2017

Millennial experts are over — meet the teenage thought leaders marketing Gen Z to the masses

“I have cell phone numbers of billionaires and CEOs in my phone right now, all because of this.”
July 14, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’: The 8 fan theories you need to know before watching season 7

Can we all just agree that the White Walkers are going to destory the Wall?
July 14, 2017

Humans still aren’t ready to go to Mars

Chill out, people. Humans on Mars has always been a fuzzy goal.
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July 14, 2017

People with criminal convictions could soon have a better shot at employment in LA County

LA County is considering ways to help people with criminal records get a fair chance when applying for work.
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July 14, 2017

A body language expert analyzes Trump’s unbearably long handshake with Emmanuel Macron

Expert Patti Wood calls the handshake "a symphony of alpha struggle."
July 14, 2017

Betty Shelby, officer acquitted of manslaughter in shooting of Terence Crutcher, resigns

She had been working in an administrative role since being acquitted of a manslaughter charge.
July 14, 2017

Conspiracy theorists think there’s evidence of aliens in an 11th-century painting — here’s the truth

"Were early artists in the Orthodox Church aware of certain facts about ancient aliens that have been veiled from us today?" Nope!
July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

‘Dota 2’ Arcana Vote 2017: Everything International Battle Pass holders need to know

What is the 'Dota 2' Arcana Vote and how can you participate? Get all the details here.
July 14, 2017

Video Games for Kids: 3 child-friendly titles parents can enjoy with their family

No games just for grown-ups here. Just good, clean couch co-op adorableness.
July 14, 2017

‘Just Cause 3’ Multiplayer Mod: Version 1.0 will launch on Steam this month

The 'Just Cause 3' multiplayer mod is coming to Steam with its 1.0 release.
July 14, 2017

‘EA Sports UFC 3’ Fighters: Why Floyd Mayweather Jr should be a playable character

Floyd Mayweather Jr. would draw a ton of fans to 'EA Sports UFC 3' if he were a playable character.
July 14, 2017

Report: Number of people in Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer climbs to 8

The number of people involved in the meeting has grown.
July 14, 2017

What Melania Trump wore her 25th week as first lady — from the G20 to Bastille Day

Melania Trump was all patriotic in Paris this week.
July 14, 2017

One of Jared Kushner’s lawyers is dropping off of the Russia case

The prominent lawyer is known to run in primarily Democratic circles in Washington.
July 14, 2017

5 ways to make sure you’re getting the best gelato in Italy

Italy is home to more than 36,000 artisanal gelato shops, meaning you need to know these tips before walking in to any old place.
July 14, 2017

‘League of Legends’ Season 8 Start Date and Predictions: When will it begin?

When might 'League of Legends' season eight begin? Here's an educated guess.
July 14, 2017

Jessica Williams takes down the patriarchy in ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ trailer

'Jessica James' premieres on Netflix July 28.
July 14, 2017

EVO 2017 Stream Schedule: ‘Smash 4’ finale will broadcast on Disney’s DIXP channel

Professional gaming is hitting the mainstream, thanks to EVO and Disney.
July 14, 2017

Ilhan Omar’s ‘Daily Show’ appearance is a sign of hope for America’s refugee and Muslim communities

Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar wants to fight for a better life for refugees and marginalized communities in the U.S.
July 14, 2017

Flying Lotus swears his experimental ‘Kuso’ movie is “not the grossest film of all time”

There's loads of gore and plenty of bodily fluids, but it all serves an artistic purpose.
July 14, 2017

Trump campaign digital director to testify before the House Intelligence Committee

Brad Parscale says he is "unaware" of any Russian involvement in the Trump campaign's digital operations.
July 14, 2017

Profit from your side job: 7 ways to succeed in the gig economy and make real money

A side gig can be more than a hobby. With the right business smarts you can make real money — and even turn it into a full-time job.
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July 14, 2017

Report: Donald and Ivanka Trump companies use law firm run by Philippine government official

The report once again raises significant questions about Trump's myriad conflicts of interest.
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How can Republicans vote for the new health care bill if they opposed the old one?

Senators said they could not support cuts to Medicaid two weeks ago. Will that change now?
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July 14, 2017

24 states have no laws against female genital mutilation. Here’s why that needs to change.

Approximately 513,000 girls are at risk for genital cutting in the United States, the CDC estimates.
July 14, 2017

“Ain’t I a Woman” March is a response to the whiteness of January’s women’s marches

Imani Mitchell, the president of Black Women United, said the march is a necessary addendum to the Women's March on Washington.
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July 14, 2017

Hawaii judge exempts grandparents, other close family members in latest blow to Trump’s travel ban

The Trump administration's definition of "close familial ties" represents "the antithesis of common sense," Judge Derrick Watson ruled.
July 14, 2017

The Women’s March: Taking on the NRA is key to the anti-Trump movement

"We are being targeted and this is our response."
July 14, 2017

How to break a lease: Pros and cons of breaking your rental contract — and tenants’ legal rights

Want to break an apartment lease agreement? Here's what to know about leaving your apartment — without hurting your credit score or having your landlord take you to small claims court.
July 14, 2017

Do I need a will? How to write a last will and testament, DIY templates and when to prepare one.

Do you need a will? Even if you are single and childless, you probably have more assets than you realize. Here's what to know now about writing a last will and testament.
July 14, 2017

Report: Trump’s lawyers knew about Don Jr.’s Russia emails in June

Trump claims he only learned about this "two or three days ago."
July 14, 2017

‘Metal Gear’ Anniversary: 5 questions we thought would be answered by the series’ 30th birthday

'Metal Gear' is turning 30, but there are still a million questions we have about the saga.
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July 14, 2017

NPR staffers are moving toward a possible strike

Staffers are also asking for public support on social media with #WeMakeNPR.
July 14, 2017

I’m obsessed with this ridiculous Instagram feature and you will be too

Pinning my face on everything I see is an art.
July 14, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’ actor Alfie Allen talks Theon’s journey, challenging scenes and season 7

Allen opens up about his character's harrowing transformation from Theon to Reek and then back to Theon.
July 14, 2017

Why Quentin Tarantino’s Manson movie could hit a roadblock

Plot details for the movie have yet to be released, but this one thing needs to be addressed first.
July 14, 2017

Scientists made and tested a new artificial heart, and it could change lives

More than 4,000 people in the United States are on the waiting list for a heart transplant.
July 14, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the week unrelated to a certain “high-quality person”

House Republicans set up a battle over funding for Trump's border wall, while two dozen other House Republicans killed an anti-trans amendment on the House floor.
July 14, 2017

Meet the 84-year-old who’s been running New York City’s only 24-hour ice cream shop for decades

Ray works the late shift — from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. — and is the definition of the American Dream.
July 14, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’: The most powerful female relationship in Westeros isn’t in the HBO show at all

The spinoff 'Game of Thrones' video game from Telltale feature a stronger female female friendship than anything we've seen in HBO's show.
July 14, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Events 2017: Continental European Safari Zones have details trickling in

Curious about the 'Pokémon Go' Safari Zone events coming later in the summer to European Unibail-Rodamco shopping centers? There's some info out there, but you might want to wait on booking a trip.
July 14, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ New Pokémon in Parks: Nest Migration 25 notification sent out — here’s why that matters

On Thursday, the 'Pokémon Go' app sent out a push notification alerting players to the 25th nest migration, telling them to head to a park to find new Pokémon.
July 14, 2017

Shaquille O’Neal is very loyal to one particular ice cream chain

Plus, he prefers chocolate sprinkles to rainbow.
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July 14, 2017

Who is Rinat Akhmetshin? Meet the Soviet spy-turned-lobbyist who met with Donald Trump Jr. in 2016.

The former Soviet spy has been accused of organizing a hacking scheme against a Russian mining company.
July 14, 2017

‘Evil Within 2’ Gameplay: Roundup of everything we’ve seen so far

Spooky town, population: all of us.
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July 14, 2017

House strikes down measure to stop funding gender transition surgery for troops

The bill's defeat is seen as a win for LGBTQ advocacy groups.
July 14, 2017

‘Zelda’ Netflix Series: Why we need a ‘Game of Thrones’ style TV show now more than ever

Netflix knows what they're doing — just look at 'Castlevania.'
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July 14, 2017

Report: Former Soviet spy accompanied Russian lawyer in meeting with Donald Trump Jr.

Some U.S. officials believe the spy-turned-lobbyist still has ties to Russian intelligence.
July 14, 2017

Trump’s lawyer sent a threatening email to a stranger saying “watch your back , bitch”

He sent a series of emails attacking someone he never met who heard about him in the media.