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Aug. 1, 2017

New Franchise Project voting group offers state scorecards — and scorn for Trump fraud panel

Where does your state stack up on voting access?
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Aug. 1, 2017

Meet the email prankster who duped Scaramucci and other Trump officials

The British trickster has been duping big bankers and politicians for months.
Aug. 1, 2017

‘Pyre’ doesn’t have traditional game overs — and neither should other RPGs

Losing is part of life. It should be a part of video games too.
Aug. 1, 2017

Get promoted: 5 surprising ways to get a raise, title bump and more power at work in 2017

Get a raise and promotion the clever way: Forget the cliches. Here's how to really impress your boss at work.
Aug. 1, 2017

Conservative Senate candidate’s abortion-supporting history comes back to haunt him

Kevin Nicholson bills himself as a "pro-life" conservative. As the 22-year-old president of the College Democrats of America, he solicited donations from a pro-choice group.
Aug. 1, 2017

‘Jessica Jones’ star Krysten Ritter talks season 2 — and how she ended up bleeding on set

"I got sent home, it was a whole thing," the actress revealed.
Aug. 1, 2017

‘Persona 5’ Nintendo Switch? ‘Person 5 R’ domain name sparks rumors of a possible remake

A new domain for something called 'Persona 5 R' has popped up. Here's what we'd like to see from a remake of the game.
Aug. 1, 2017

Your cell service might cut out during the eclipse, but providers are working to give it a boost

Four major cell networks are all confident they can handle the crowds.
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With news of a ‘Star Wars’ hotel, is fantasy immersion the next big thing in travel?

Everything we know about Disney's 'Star Wars' hotel, from the rumored price point to when it might open — and why other travel companies should pay attention.
Aug. 1, 2017

SmartGlamour’s latest campaign stars only models with various disabilities

The campaign is part of SmartGlamour's #AllMeansAll initiative.
Aug. 1, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is almost here — this is what you can expect

It's going to be similar to the S8.
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Aug. 1, 2017

TeeTee Dangerfield is the 16th transgender person of color killed this year

Dangerfield was found shot in her car early on Monday morning.
Aug. 1, 2017

‘Fire Emblem Warriors’ roster expands even further with additional female characters

Cordelia and female Robin are officially part of 'Fire Emblem Warriors.'
Aug. 1, 2017

Idaho is pinning the blame for rising health care premiums on the Trump administration

Government officials in the heart of Trump country don't want the Trump administration to let Obamacare collapse.
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Aug. 1, 2017

Who’s who in Fox News’ Seth Rich disaster

These are the key players in the debunked Seth Rich conspiracy theory.
Aug. 1, 2017

Senate confirms Christopher Wray as next FBI director

Wray will take the reins of the FBI amid a high-profile investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russia.
Aug. 1, 2017

Amazon announces show about post-reparations America amid backlash to HBO’s ‘Confederate’

Here's why some of the upcoming HBO show's fiercest critics are already onboard with Amazon's new show.
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‘Resident Evil: Revelations’ Nintendo Switch: The portable console gets its first ‘RE’ games

It's been five years since a 'Resident Evil' game debuted on a Nintendo console, and that's all about to change.
Aug. 1, 2017

‘Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura’: This Switch dating sim looks just as creepy as we thought it’d be

The hypersexualization of underage girls is a big, big problem in 'Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura.'
Aug. 1, 2017

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty makeup line to launch Sept. 8

It looks like it'll be available at Sephora too.
Aug. 1, 2017

Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ reveals her incomplete transformation from genre genius to social critic

The Oscar-winning director has left behind the pulpy fare of her early career to regularly tackle political subjects. But her latest feature isn't quite the important film it strives to be.
Aug. 1, 2017

In London, Marcus Samuelsson goes to this Jewish deli for bagel and lox — and a taste of home

The breakfast here — which the chef ate every day — inspired a dish on his new menu.
Aug. 1, 2017

Meet Dexter Mayfield, the queer, plus-size male model taking the fashion industry by storm

Dexter Mayfield went viral nearly two years ago after a runway walk. Now he's trying to join the plus-size male model movement.
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‘PUBG’ is the only streaming game I watch — and it might be the future of video game design

'PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds' is perfectly suited for esports and streaming sites like Twitch. Here's what that means for the future of video games.
Aug. 1, 2017

Youth unemployment is epidemic in America. It’s time to give our young people a chance to succeed.

The outrageously high rates of joblessness among high school graduates demonstrate why its time to take job training programs seriously.
Aug. 1, 2017

Sen. Cory Booker wants to take marijuana off the federal controlled substance list

Booker's Marijuana Justice Act would decriminalize pot at the federal level.
Aug. 1, 2017

John Kelly is Trump’s new chief of staff. Here are four major challenges he faces.

From dealing with Russia revelations to keeping the family at bay, Kelly has his work cut out for him.
Aug. 1, 2017
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Aug. 1, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Scaramucci resigns, women still underrepresented in Hollywood, iPhone 8 rumor

Here are the important stories to know for Tuesday, August 1.
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Aug. 1, 2017

Here’s why the US is concerned about Russia’s upcoming military drills

The country's planned military exercises, known as Zapad, could be indicative of a more aggressive Russia.
Aug. 1, 2017

Credit card bill: Do I pay “minimum due,” “current balance” or “balance on last statement”?

Credit card statements can be confusing. Here's the difference between two key numbers.
Aug. 1, 2017

Want to be a professional eclipse photographer? This is what it’s really like.

Two eclipse photographers share their experiences traveling the world to capture images of incredible phenomena.
Aug. 1, 2017

Obamacare repeal failed, but Democrats are running ads to inflict pain on Republicans who voted yes

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) is getting hit with brutal attack ads after voting for the so-called "skinny repeal" bill.
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Everything you need to know about the Perseid meteor shower this summer

The solar eclipse isn't the only big event in August.
Aug. 1, 2017

‘Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle’: How Ubisoft convinced Nintendo to make the bizarre mashup

It took several stressful meetings in Japan to convince Nintendo to make this strange tactics game.
Aug. 1, 2017

‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’ Preview: Here’s what we thought of co-op and single-player

The most bizarre crossover game in years is actually a great intro to a hardcore genre.
Aug. 1, 2017

‘I’m Sorry’ star Andrea Savage is tired of hearing that moms can’t make dirty jokes

"There have been a lot of articles about how women say 'I’m sorry” too much,'" Savage told Mic. “And I feel like I’m really unapologetic in my comedy."
Aug. 1, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Moltres Location: How to find the fiery legendary and catch it in a raid

Here's where to find Moltres sightings in 'Pokémon Go.'
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‘Destiny 2’ PS4 Controller: Ugly exclusive controller revealed as part of new bundles

If you only plan on playing one video game for the foreseeable future, and that game is 'Destiny,' this is the PS4 controller for you.
Aug. 1, 2017

NYPD fatally shot Dwayne Jeune, again raising questions about training officers on mental illness

Dwayne Jeune's shooting death is at least the second time in less than a year that New York City officers have killed someone with a known mental health issue.
Aug. 1, 2017

Lawsuit alleges White House signed off on Fox News’ retracted Seth Rich article before publication

“Not to add any more pressure, but the president just read the article. He wants the article out immediately. It’s now all up to you."
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Aug. 1, 2017

Report: Donald Trump Jr’s deceptive statement on Russia meeting was dictated by his father

According to insiders, Trump is increasingly acting as his own lawyer, strategist and publicist.