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July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017

Everything means nothing to Arcade Fire on their cynical new album

On 'Everything Now,' the rock heavyweights joylessly wrestle with life on the internet.
July 28, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ fans traveled from all over the country for the game’s first live event — here’s why

Niantic's first festival was a mess all the way around — but the 'Pokémon Go' community isn't going anywhere.
July 28, 2017

The first Democratic candidate has entered the 2020 presidential election

The 2020 campaign is already beginning.
July 28, 2017

All signs point to a violent birth for the moon

But we still don't know just how violent.
July 28, 2017

‘Splatoon 2’ Best Weapons: What tier is best for your play style?

Do you like sniping or getting up in people's faces?
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July 28, 2017

In the shadow of Brooklyn’s luxury apartments, “canners” form a tight-knit community

For many lower income people in New York City, canning can be a safe and legal way to earn a living.
July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017

The “skinny repeal” might be dead, but the fight for abortion rights rages on

Don't dance on the skinny repeal's grave yet. Congressional Republicans are sneaky.
July 28, 2017

Sarahah is the hot new app for teens

It offers teens anonymous commentary.
July 28, 2017

‘Madden 18’ Player Ratings: What is your team’s first-round pick rated?

Every NFL first-round pick has been rated for Madden 18.
July 28, 2017

Scaramucci said Priebus would be asked to resign. Here are a few rumored replacements for him.

Trump reportedly wants a "general" to lead his staff.
July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017

This transgender liberation rally reminds us that #TransLivesMatter

Their message? Black trans women deserve peace.
July 28, 2017

‘PUBG’ Stream Sniping: Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds developer bans player for allegedly cheating

One player was banned for supposed 'stream sniping' in 'Playerunknown's Battlegrounds.'
July 28, 2017
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July 28, 2017

How brands battle for creativity and authenticity

In the age of call-out culture and brand boycotts, how can brands get it right the first time?
July 28, 2017

‘Overwatch’ 2.16 Patch Notes: Players need to change up their strategies for the July 27 update

The new patch is going to shake things up in 'Overwatch.'
July 28, 2017

‘Dream Daddy,’ the gayest game of the year, never uses the word “gay.” Let’s talk about that.

The biggest problem with 'Dream Daddy' is that it's not actually about being gay.
July 28, 2017

In MS-13 speech, Trump was cheered for endorsing brutal practices used by police arresting “thugs”

“When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough, I said, ‘Please don’t be too nice.’"
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July 28, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories free from “skinny repeals” and the Mooch’s “colorful language”

Five stories you may have missed while trying to keep up with a chaotic news week.
July 28, 2017

3 takeaways from Anthony Scaramucci’s first week in Trump’s White House

He "loves" Trump. He thinks Priebus is a "paranoid" leaker and Bannon is "sucking his own cock." He's been communications director for a week.
July 28, 2017

What Melania Trump wore her 27th week as first lady — the one time she appeared in public

This was a pretty quiet week for Melania Trump.
July 28, 2017

What to know about the GOP’s latest announcement on tax reform — and how it could affect you

Congressional Republicans are working on a version of tax reform they hope will result in a smooth passage — but skeptics remain.
July 28, 2017

Want to get rich? Here’s what 7 millionaires were doing in their 20s

What should you do in your 20s to become financially successful? If these millionaires and billionaires are any indication, you've got time to figure it out.
July 28, 2017

7 genius ways to save $10,000 this year

Saving $10,000 is not easy, but here are a few ways to make it happen.
July 28, 2017

3 key takeaways from Republicans’ failure to repeal Obamacare

Republicans knew what they didn't like about the Affordable Care Act, but they never released a plan that would fix the problems they railed against.
July 28, 2017

Should any piece of sushi take five flights? A restaurant group takes on the future of fish

After a hard look at its fish sourcing — and the carbon emissions that came with it — this group made some massive changes.
July 28, 2017

Intimissimi has finally landed in the US. Here’s everything to know about the lingerie brand.

The retailer has more than 1,000 stores in Europe, and finally one is now arriving in New York City.
July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017

What happened to the women who built the video game industry?

Video game development wasn't always a man's world.
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July 28, 2017

What is the Senate parliamentarian? Lately, she’s been Mitch McConnell’s nemesis.

And does the GOP have to follow her rulings?
July 28, 2017

Russia is retaliating against new US sanctions. Here’s what that actually means.

Here's what's happening with the new sanctions on Russia.
July 28, 2017

“Skinny repeal” bill fails, putting Republicans back at square one in effort to repeal Obamacare

Senate Republicans have exhausted their three potential Obamacare repeal bills, delivering a devastating blow to President Donald Trump's agenda.
July 28, 2017

A look inside the candidate boot camp training the next wave of progressive political hopefuls

"We need to elect badass leaders ... at every level of government.”
July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017

‘Splatoon 2’ Switch DLC: New weapon is coming for free and very soon

More ways to throw paint in your friends' faces
July 28, 2017

In defense of Euron Greyjoy, the ‘Game of Thrones’ character you should love to hate

Euron's a different breed of villain for 'Game of Thrones': the unrelenting douche. And everyone's in on the joke.
July 28, 2017

Election Assistance Commission official on meeting about voting threats: “There was a real urgency”

The race is on to shore up the election system before the next vote.
July 28, 2017

Your phone is stressing you out. Turn off your notifications.

You’re on your way to a calmer life.
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July 28, 2017

A Steve Bannon propagandist is turning the alt-right’s antihero Based Stick Man into a comic book

"We’re never going to change the culture from Washington. We’re going to do it from comics, from movies.”
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July 28, 2017

How Trump derailed MSNBC’s centrist makeover

Some insiders say MSNBC is having an identity crisis — but the channel is having its best ratings year ever.
July 28, 2017

Scientists just set out on an old-school voyage to understand a possible eighth continent

The landmass is 94% underwater and worthy of being called a continent, some scientists say.
July 28, 2017

R Kelly fans face conflicted feelings as his tour continues after “cult” allegations

The “Pied Piper of R&B” performs tonight in Virginia.
July 28, 2017

Finding plus-size models to model plus-size clothing isn’ hard — so why do some retailers struggle?

There are hundreds of women out there. A majority of the U.S. female population is waiting to see themselves represented.
July 28, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ PC Beta and Recommended Specs: Get your rig together for Aug. 28

You can play 'Destiny 2' on max settings soon.
July 28, 2017

100 Years of Black Protest: How the fight against hatred and violence has evolved since 1917

From lynchings to police shootings, black activists mark 100 years of protesting to preserve their freedom, dignity and lives.
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July 28, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci acknowledges “colorful language” after ‘New Yorker’ published his wild rant

Scaramucci's "colorful language" revealed the high-stakes tension going on at the White House.