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July 19, 2017

Records show Paul Manafort was millions of dollars in debt with pro-Russian interests

Manafort went to work for the Trump campaign for free just a few months after the records were filed.
July 19, 2017

Spritebox is a hacked arcade machine that will take literally anything as payment

A new way to play old-school arcade-style games.
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July 19, 2017

Who is Jon Huntsman? Here’s what to know about Trump’s pick for ambassador to Russia.

The former Utah governor comes to the position with ambassadorial experience — and a fraught history with Trump.
July 19, 2017

You’ve got these top money priorities in the wrong order

Should you save for retirement or buy a home? The best investment you can make right now might not be what you think it is.
July 19, 2017

Where can I see the 2017 Solar Eclipse? You’ll be able to view from anywhere in the U.S.

Sure, seeing totality would be nice — but don't despair yet.
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July 19, 2017

Experts explain why there may be no legal recourse for the women in R Kelly’s alleged cult

Kelly is reported holding multiple women in his custody — but because they're of legal age and don't want help, there may be nothing criminal about it.
July 19, 2017

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake defends hijab-wearing challenger Deedra Abboud from anti-Muslim online abuse

Police are now escorting the Muslim Senate candidate to public events in response to the online abuse and hate mail.
July 19, 2017

Telltale Reveals ‘The Wolf Among Us’ Season 2, ‘Batman: The Enemy Within,’ Final ‘The Walking Dead’

Telltale is bringing new seasons of 'The Wolf Among Us,' 'Batman' and 'The Walking Dead' over the next year.
July 19, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ Control Mode: Big changes speed up PvP Crucible

Lower player count, streamlined capturing and more changes should speed up Control mode.
July 19, 2017

Trump’s secret Putin meeting probably won’t sway Mueller’s collusion probe, experts say

The second meeting between Trump and Putin is likely on Mueller's radar, but not as significant as other recent Russia revelations.
July 19, 2017

Noah Hawley is a busy man. Here’s a running list of everything he’s working on.

I hope he finds time to, like, sleep and be with family.
July 19, 2017

Humans have created 9 billion tons of plastic in less than 70 years

Life in plastic, it's (not) fantastic.
July 19, 2017

19 must-see panels and events at San Diego Comic-Con this year

Comic-Con can be overwhelming. This list will give you the highlights.
July 19, 2017

Supreme Court expands definition of “close familial relationship” in latest blow to travel ban

Most relatives of people living in the U.S. from the six majority-Muslim countries blocked by Trump's travel ban can now enter the country.
July 19, 2017

Doomfist Comic ‘Masquerade’: New ‘Overwatch’ comic introduces villains Maximilien and Vialli

Doomfist is up to no good in the new 'Overwatch' comic "Masquerade."
July 19, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ 0.69.0 APK: Update datamine offers fest insights and more legendaries code

The 'Pokémon Go' APK data mine for patch 0.69.0 is complete, and there's a lot of good news for everyone. Check it out to see what's changing.
July 19, 2017

‘Brown Girls’ wants to tell women of color’s stories in all their messy, complicated glory

Creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam Bailey want to let their characters break free of the neat identity categories people are wont to place them in.
July 19, 2017

Trump to GOP sens. who defected from health care bill: They “might not be [here] very much longer!”

Donald Trump seemingly threatened the political futures of Senate Republicans who did not support the Obamacare repeal bill.
July 19, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ Hawthorne: Why the mysterious new character probably isn’t the Exo-Stranger

Who is Hawthorne in 'Destiny 2'? It's probably not who fans think.
July 19, 2017

Donald Trump Jr and Paul Manafort to testify before the Senate

Jared Kushner will also testify in a closed session.
July 19, 2017

The Black Simmer offers character customization options for non-white players where ‘The Sims’ fails

Accurate skin tones and hairstyles are still an issue for non-white 'Sims' fans.
July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ PS4 vs. PS4 Pro: Which system should you play the game on?

Should you play 'Destiny 2' on PS4 or PS4 Pro? Here's one YouTube channel's take.
July 19, 2017

‘The Vampire Diaries’ ending could be what saves ‘The Originals’

The end of 'The Vampire Diaries' could mean a new beginning for 'The Originals.'
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July 19, 2017

3 takeaways from Jon Huntsman’s nomination as ambassador to Russia

Huntsman may be a steady hand on the wheel — but with little direction and Russia expertise, Trump's nominee has a challenging road ahead.
July 19, 2017

Trump administration ends controversial CIA program arming Syrian Rebels

The Obama-era program had been criticized by both the Assad regime and some in the U.S.
July 19, 2017

Let’s needlessly overthink these ‘Game of Thrones’ photos from “Stormborn”

Sam's still at the Citadel, looking miserable.
July 19, 2017

‘NBA 2K18’ Player Ratings: Devin Booker’s breakout season leads to a three-point jump

Devin Booker is reaping the benefits of a big sophomore season with a higher player rating in 'NBA 2K18.'
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July 19, 2017

Hundreds expect to be arrested during D.C. health care protests

One organizer said "600 people or so" had signed up to be arrested.
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July 19, 2017

Here’s what cycling in the Tour de France does to your body

Is that normal? Let some experts explain.
July 19, 2017

‘Splatoon 2’ Local Multiplayer: Does it have split screen? Here’s what we know so far.

Will you be able to play local co-op in 'Splatoon 2'? Here are the deets!
July 19, 2017

Kris Kobach says “we may never know” if Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. (We do; she did.)

Kobach is trying to sow doubt in the 2016 election results, without any evidence to back up his claims.
July 19, 2017

‘Doctor Who’: The BBC had the perfect response to the backlash over casting a woman Doctor

The Doctor was always destined to become a woman.
July 19, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ Beta Character Creation: No customization available in current beta

Your character in the 'Destiny 2' beta can't even remove their helmet.
July 19, 2017

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ looks like ‘Okja’ with fish-people

A trailer for Guillermo del Toro's next movie touches on animal rights themes.
July 19, 2017

Black women were getting exploited by cults long before R Kelly

Black women have been exploited by cultic relationships for years. But this fact is often overlooked.
July 19, 2017

There’s only one way to take incredible iPhone portraits in low light

You may get some odd looks, but it's worth it.
July 19, 2017

Stop praising male celebrities like Harry Styles and Kanye for wearing heels. They are not heels.

They are boots with a little height at the heel, not heels.
July 19, 2017

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Where to go for incredible views of the Great American Eclipse

Plan to spend the two most exciting hours of the summer in these places along the path of totality.
July 19, 2017

Babies might start learning languages before they’re even born

These fetuses could tell the difference between English and Japanese.
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July 19, 2017

In a 2012 tweet, Trump accused his pick for Russia ambassador of “giving away our country to China”

Donald Trump has nominated Jon Huntsman as his ambassador to Russia.
July 19, 2017

‘The Evil Within 2’ Trailer: Gameplay shown in the latest footage from Bethesda

The new 'The Evil Within 2' trailer shows gameplay and a sneak peek at the bizarre creatures Sebastian will face.
July 19, 2017

Al Gore backs single-payer health care

Gore joins a small contingent of prominent Democrats to back taxpayer-funded basic care.
July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

With health care reform dead, here are the 5 things Republicans will focus on next

Republicans still have many things they want to accomplish.
July 19, 2017

Majority of voters want Democratic control of Congress in 2018 to serve as check on Donald Trump

If Democrats take control of even one chamber in Congress, President Donald Trump's agenda is all but toast.
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July 19, 2017
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July 19, 2017

Chris Christie catches foul ball at Mets game, gets booed

Although Christie later handed his catch off to a young fan, his act of goodwill was seemingly overshadowed by a Fourth of July weekend beach scandal earlier this month.
July 19, 2017

Is a Master’s degree worth it? How to pick a grad program and save money on higher education

It's a tricky question, and many people don't think through the costs and tradeoffs involved. Here's how to decide and make sure you can afford it.
July 19, 2017

‘Life is Strange: Before the Storm’ Trailer: Introducing Chloe Price’s new voice actress

Get to know Chloe Price's new voice actress in this new 'Life is Strange: Before the Storm" behind the scenes look.
July 19, 2017

Trump will nominate Jon Huntsman as US ambassador to Russia

The White House initially misspelled Huntsman's name in the announcement.
July 19, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ Termite Error Code: A guide to ‘Destiny 2’ beta error codes

Getting a "Termite" error code in the 'Destiny 2' beta? Here's what you need to know.
July 19, 2017

“Despacito” may have just officially become the future of pop

Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi and Justin Bieber's hit collaboration has slowly taken over pop.
July 19, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ Beta Secrets: Easter eggs, hidden areas and the fate of the Purple Ball

The 'Destiny 2' beta has only just dropped, but players have already found some Easter eggs and secrets. Let's check out what they've found.
July 19, 2017

Why the 2017 backlash to Ben Affleck’s 1997 man-on-man kissing comments is misjudged

Is it fair to hold someone accountable for foolish remarks they made 20 years ago?
July 19, 2017

ModCloth’s 15th anniversary: A look at how one tiny brand changed the landscape of inclusive fashion

It started in a dorm room in 2002. Now it's giving brands the blueprint for how to be more progressive.
July 19, 2017

Scientists found a preserved, underwater forest from the Ice Age

This 60,000-year-old forest was hiding underwater in the Gulf of Mexico.
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July 19, 2017

What to know about O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing

The former football star could walk free in October.
July 19, 2017

One woman living in R Kelly’s alleged “sex cult” says everything is fine. That doesn’t mean it is.

Jocelyn Savage says she's "happy" and "totally fine" in her arrangement with R. Kelly. Experts say that's common behavior among abuse survivors.
July 19, 2017

Get money back: What to do if a business you paid goes bankrupt — before you get your purchase

Get a refund you deserve: If you paid a deposit to a company that went out of business — and left you hanging — here's how to get your money back.
July 19, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ Controls: Does the beta handle differently than the first game?

If you liked how 'Destiny' played, you'll be happy with how 'Destiny 2' controls.
July 19, 2017

Nyko Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Grip Review: Better than the real thing — except for one detail

The Nyko Clip Grip has one flaw that turns it from a "must-have" to an "also ran."
July 19, 2017

The women of ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ deserve better

The first two seasons of David Lynch and Mark Frost's classic '90s show dealt with sexism and violence toward women — but the revival just feels gratuitous.
July 19, 2017

The latest R Kelly allegations are more evidence that black women’s words are never enough

Black women and girls have been telling people for years about the singer's behavior. And yet too few people have deigned to listen.
July 19, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ Beta Exotics: Everything you need to know about the new exotic weapons

You can check out some cool exotic weapons in the 'Destiny 2' beta.
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July 19, 2017

The BBC just revealed a huge gender pay gap among its biggest stars

The highest-paid woman makes less than one-quarter of the top-earning man's salary.
July 19, 2017

New report says Trump is trying to sabotage Obamacare. Here’s why that would be disastrous.

Trump thinks he won't be blamed for taking actionable steps to defund Obamacare, which would cause costs to rise for millions of Americans.
July 19, 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017 Map: How to use NASA’s interactive map

America hasn't seen a total solar eclipse in nearly 40 years.
July 19, 2017

‘Dota 2’ The International: TBS to air four-part esports documentary leading up to the championships

TBS is shining a light on the human side of esports with a 'Dota 2' documentary.
July 19, 2017

Trump and Putin had second, previously undisclosed meeting at G20

The private conversation reportedly took place during a dinner for leaders at the G20 summit.