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July 17, 2017

Exclusive: Trump administration pulled top climate expert from Mark Zuckerberg’s national park visit

Sources say the decision has raised suspicion that the scientist's appearance was canceled to divert attention away from climate change.
July 17, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Raids Softban: Niantic might be shadow-banning cheaters from the new battles

Players have reported a new type of shadowban appearing in 'Pokémon Go' that only affects raid Pokémon. But do legitimate players have anything to fear?
July 17, 2017

Ethics watchdog group will release Mar-a-Lago visitors log

The watchdog group CREW will obtain the logs as part of their lawsuit against the administration.
July 17, 2017

How to make GIFs in Facebook’s new GIF maker

The feature is only available to select users.
July 17, 2017

Wedding ideas: 3 clever ways to save money but still show your guests the time of their lives

Getting married? Here's how to save money on your wedding and resist the pressure to overspend — but still ensure your guests have tons of fun.
July 17, 2017

Where Los Angeles locals go for the best tacos — and what they order

These insider tips will help you order the best tacos every single time.
July 17, 2017

This tiny microscope implanted in the brain could restore sight to the blind

It will also be able to watch individual brain cells literally light up with new information.
July 17, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’ Theories: Lady Stoneheart gets her revenge — through Arya Stark

Between the Battle of the Bastards and Arya's deadly toast, the Starks have avenged the Red Wedding.
July 17, 2017

Dragon Ball FighterZ’ Trunks: Gameplay trailer reveals new roster addition

Everyone's favorite blade boy looks pretty sweet in 'Dragon Ball FighterZ.'
July 17, 2017

6 moments from the ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 premiere that prove the women have the power

The 'Game of Thrones' women are not going to let men get in their way this season.
July 17, 2017

Brooklyn’s Curlfest celebrates natural hair during 4th annual beauty festival

“The great thing about the movement now is that barrier is being broken down; there’s no good hair and there’s no bad hair."
July 17, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Update: PvP battles may be close, as giant trainer avatars appear in other players’ gam

Giant trainers have appeared in 'Pokémon Go.' But is this due to a botched attempt to implement trainer battles? Find out what's (probably) really going on.
July 17, 2017

George Romero, godfather of zombie cinema, was also a pioneer for racial horror films like ‘Get Out’

Here's one overlooked aspect of the revered filmmaker's legacy.
July 17, 2017

Despite public’s pleas, FEC won’t move to block foreign meddling in elections, commissioner says

Americans ranging from veterans to political refugees begged the FEC to act.
July 17, 2017

Eric Garner’s daughter to police violence victims: “In 3 years they won’t give AF”

The DOJ still hasn't released information on its investigation about the Eric Garner case.
July 17, 2017

Planned Parenthood is challenging Iowa’s abortion waiting period law — here’s why that matters

Planned Parenthood of the Heartlands says a 72-hour waiting period constitutes an undue burden on women seeking abortion.
July 17, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Meta: The current meta isn’t relevant and you should stop caring about it so much

If you're trashing another player's hero pick in 'Overwatch' because it's "off meta," you need to stop it right now.
July 17, 2017

Chris Christie says getting opposition research from a foreign government is probably illegal

“I think, quite frankly, it’s probably against the law in addition to being inappropriate."
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July 17, 2017

Research finds artificial sweeteners are linked to weight gain over time

Sweeteners that are intended to help manage weight may actually be associated with weight gain, the research found.
July 17, 2017

These women converted to Islam and are not here for anti-Muslim bigotry

Mic talked to several women who recently converted to Islam.
July 17, 2017

Texas police officer who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards indicted on murder charge

Roy Oliver fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards as he drove away from a party in April.
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July 17, 2017

Democratic senator calls for removal of Education Dept. civil rights head for sexual assault comment

The acting assistant secretary for civil rights said 90% of sexual assault cases can be attributed to alcohol.
July 17, 2017

Canada has its own ‘alt right’ problem, and isn’t hesitating to act fast

America has to figure out what it's going to do with its new, fratty far right.
July 17, 2017

‘Glow’ star Betty Gilpin breaks down Hollywood’s over-sexualization of women

The "Liberty Belle" actress has some thoughts on sexist casting.
July 17, 2017

3 secrets to keeping your brain sharp after age 20, according to science

Certain types of intelligence and cognitive function actually peak well before you turn 30! Here are some research-approved method to keep your brain sharp as you age.
July 17, 2017

‘Bachelorette’ star Dean opens up about father’s Sikh religion ahead of hometown dates

Rachel Lindsay and 'Bachelorette' fans are about to meet Paramroop Singh Khalsa.
July 17, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’ video games: Here’s why there aren’t any good ones

Looking for a good 'Game of Thrones' video game to play after the Season 7 premiere? Here's why you shouldn't bother.
July 17, 2017

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ Customization: The arena game is about to give you a ton of freedom

Big character customization changes are coming to 'PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds.' Here's what you need to know.
July 17, 2017

Tony Ray Cosplay: We talked Power Rangers and other nerd stuff over ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’

Check out our video game stream with cosplayer Tony Ray, who was featured Monday in PBS's 'First Person' series.
July 17, 2017

The true meaning behind Ed Sheeran’s “new” song on ‘Game of Thrones’

The tune that the pop star sang during Sunday's premiere actually appears in George R.R. Martin's books, but in a much different context.
July 17, 2017

Sports Video Games: 5 older titles that still hold up today — from ‘MVP Baseball’ to ‘College Hoops’

After a year, sports video games don't often get a lot of replay. However, these five titles deserve another look.
July 17, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’: What will Euron Greyjoy’s “gift” to Cersei be?

Whatever it is, expect some resolution to Cersei's "gift" in episode three.
July 17, 2017

Trump’s “Made in America” week is getting roasted for exactly the reason you would think

The White House should have seen this coming from a mile away.
July 17, 2017

‘BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle’ Trailer: Release date for wild anime crossover fighter coming in 2018

There is just way too much anime on screen in 'BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle'.
July 17, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Fest Challenge: Will poor weather ruin the Chicago event?

All the Ultra Balls in the world won't save you from the rain. There's a chance of thunderstorms during the Chicago 'Pokémon Go' fest — here's what you should know to prepare for the challenge.
July 17, 2017

Your phone is disgusting. It’s covered in poop. Here’s the easiest way to keep it clean.

Bad news for people reading this on the toilet.
July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017

Meet Sara Geurts, the 26-year-old woman with a rare skin condition who’s killing the modeling game

Sara Geurts is just 26 years old, and is making a difference for many.
July 17, 2017

‘Dream Daddy’ Steam Delay: ‘Game Grumps’-produced dating simulator gets new release date

Maybe now you'll have time to call your actual dad.
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July 17, 2017

Australian woman fatally shot by Minneapolis police officer

The woman had reportedly called 911 to report an assault late Saturday night.
July 17, 2017

Senate health care bill: The five forces killing Trumpcare

The bill faces stiff opposition on all fronts.
July 17, 2017

What to do if you lose your ID: How to get a new driver’s license, Social Security card and more

How to replace a missing birth certificate, driver's license, state ID, passport or Social Security card — and what to do if you lose them all!
July 17, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’ season 7, episode 2 preview: A breakdown of everything HBO teased for next week

The episode two teaser hints at some major plot points. Here’s everything to expect.
July 17, 2017

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Drive Forms: New abilities revealed in D23 expo trailer

Only chumps use the keyblade as a sword.
July 17, 2017

Women engineers get real about the worst sexism they’ve experienced at work

It ranges from the subtle to the extreme.
July 17, 2017

Belgium’s burqa ban is in the spirit of integration — here’s why it could backfire

”The reasoning behind the court’s decision has nothing to do with integration.”
July 17, 2017

‘Big Brother 19’ Blackface Controversy: Paul Abrahamian plans to dress to mock Dominique Cooper

The resulting firestorm has fans debating the intent of Paul’s costume and whether racist motive matters.
July 17, 2017

The Nude Project is trying to create a more diverse nude palette — and it needs your help

With just a selfie, you could be helping the fashion industry become more inclusive.
July 17, 2017

Nintendo Switch GameStop Stock: ‘Splatoon 2’ release will bring new supply — and not just in bundles

If you still don't have a Switch, GameStop is coming to your rescue.
July 17, 2017

Google company Verily built a robot that will unleash 20 million sterile mosquitoes on California

To fight the world's mosquito problem, we're gonna have to make even more bugs first.
July 17, 2017

Perseid Meteor Shower: What to know about the annual celestial event

The month-long celestial event kicks off Monday night and runs through Aug. 24.
July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017

How a Latina Cinderella could help shape ‘Once Upon a Time’ in season 7

A Latina Cinderella could give 'Once Upon a Time' the opportunity to introduce multicultural versions of fairy tales.
July 17, 2017

Apple’s new emojis were just announced

At last, a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
July 17, 2017

Geese Howard ‘Tekken 7’ DLC: Baddie from ‘Fatal Fury’ announced for Bandai Namco’s fighting game

'Tekken 7' is adding yet another popular fighting game villain to its roster.
July 17, 2017

The truth about artificial sweeteners might make you sick

Scientists looked through more than 11,700 studies on artificial sweeteners. Here's what they found.
July 17, 2017

Amazon might take over another aspect of your life — messaging

It will reportedly place emphasis on group chatting.
July 17, 2017

‘Dissidia Final Fantasy NT’ Closed Beta Release Date: Sign-ups open with new gameplay trailer reveal

The 'Dissidia Final Fantasy NT' release don't won't arrive until 2018, but there's a closed beta to keep you sated until then.
July 17, 2017

The Ed Sheeran scene on ‘Game of Thrones’ was great and we’re as shocked as you

The "Shape of You" singer's cameo wasn't nearly as cringe-worthy as we feared it'd be.