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Aug. 11, 2017

As tensions with North Korea escalate, here’s what 6 people in Guam are thinking

“They call us ‘the tip of the spear’ because that’s the part that gets blunted. I’m not totally sure the US wouldn’t sacrifice us again.”
Aug. 11, 2017

Dave Chappelle still doesn’t understand transgender people, but he’s ready to support them

If Chappelle’s latest run of live shows is any indication, he’s done some soul-searching since his controversial Netflix special in March.
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Aug. 11, 2017

How much do private prisons stand to gain from Trump’s immigration enforcement policies?

“Immigration detention is a huge part of how private prisons are able to stay in business."
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Aug. 11, 2017

Guam issues fact sheets preparing residents for a nuclear attack

Public safety officials in Guam are preparing residents for the worst.
Aug. 11, 2017

‘No Man’s Sky’ Update: Atlas Rising patch adds co-op multiplayer, streamlined travel and more

'No Man's Sky' is getting update 1.3. Called "Atlas Rises," It's not likely to entice a ton of new players to give the game a try, but hopefully it's got something for the die-hards to keep playing.
Aug. 11, 2017

What Melania Trump wore her 29th week as first lady — the one low-key time we saw her

Things have been pretty low-key for the first lady.
Aug. 11, 2017

Trump’s longtime personal secretary sought for questioning in Russia probe

Rhona Graff was named in an email exchange setting up the infamous 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Kremlin-connected lawyer.
Aug. 11, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Gen 3 Release Date: When can we expect the next generation of Pokémon to appear in-game

There's a long road ahead for 'Pokémon Go,' but there's no harm in taking a stab at when we could conceivably see Gen 3 Pokémon begin to arrive in the game.
Aug. 11, 2017
Aug. 11, 2017

Nursing textbook claims direct eye contact with African-Americans is “aggressive behavior”

The textbook also equated all Arabs with Muslims.
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Aug. 11, 2017

Are Trump’s North Korea tweets in violation of Twitter’s terms of service? Experts say no.

“It’s not up to Twitter to prevent nuclear war. It’s up to people much more powerful in the chain of command.”
Aug. 11, 2017

‘NBA Live 18’ Demo Review: 5 things we loved about the free trial

'NBA Live 18' demo is out and we're loving it.
Aug. 11, 2017
Aug. 11, 2017

Georgia official on R Kelly: “The public deserves an investigation”

“No one should be above the law, because of their income or their zip code.”
Aug. 11, 2017

Kamala Harris and the successful woman of color trap

How do we make fair critiques of women of color in politics in a country already hellbent on tearing them down?
Aug. 11, 2017

‘LawBreakers’ Xbox One: Is the multiplayer shooter coming to Microsoft’s console?

Is it feasible to think that 'LawBreakers' is coming to Xbox One?
Aug. 11, 2017

The price tag of pain: Here’s how much you’ll spend to avoid a headache

Economists crunched the numbers to come up with an actual dollar amount that Americans would pay to get rid of pain.
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Aug. 11, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the week that aren’t about North Korea

The Trump administration is defunding federal teen pregnancy programs and Oregon just passed a landmark workers' rights law.
Aug. 11, 2017

A silent 10-minute song is skyrocketing up the iTunes charts

It's "A a a a a Very Good Song."
Aug. 11, 2017

Taylor Swift’s testimony is “badass,” but it also explains why sexual abuse survivors stay silent

The pop star acknowledged her "uncanny ability to elicit new types of criticism." The specter of blame and hostility often keeps sexual assault survivors from coming forward.
Aug. 11, 2017

Jiftip wants you to seal your penis during sex. For some reason, men don’t seem eager.

Jiftip is an adhesive patch that fits over a penis' urethra, in case you're interesting in exploring "injaculation."
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Aug. 11, 2017

Dana Loesch says the NRA didn’t defend Philando Castile because he smoked weed

“He was also in possession of a controlled substance and a firearm simultaneously, which is illegal. Stop lying,” she tweeted.
Aug. 11, 2017
Aug. 11, 2017

Why do hotels still put a Bible in the nightstand?

The practice started in the 1800s, but many argue it's no longer relevant today.
Aug. 11, 2017

The five things Donald Trump said in the past day you need to read

He broke news on North Korea, opioids, the Russia investigation, Mitch McConnell and embassies.
Aug. 11, 2017

In a tweet, President Trump warns North Korea that the US military is “locked and loaded”

President Donald Trump began his Friday by threatening North Korea on Twitter.
Aug. 11, 2017

Gmail inbox full? Here’s how to delete old messages and clear up space in under a minute.

Now you’re free to ignore your emails in peace.
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Aug. 11, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: The opioid crisis, Ivanka Trump’s new store

The important stories to know for Friday, August 11.
Aug. 11, 2017

Are long hours the secret to success? Here’s how to maximize your productivity to get ahead at work.

Americans are putting in longer hours — but that can backfire.
Aug. 11, 2017

Goldfish brew booze to stay alive in freezing winter water

It's the first known example of fermentation by an animal with a backbone.
Aug. 11, 2017

Astrologists tell us how to get high and make the most of the total solar eclipse

Want the best possible spiritual experience? Here are the drugs you should and shouldn’t do.
Aug. 11, 2017

Shiny Pikachu in ‘Pokémon Go’ is rare, but the real hardcore players have Shiny Pichu too

Shiny Pikachu aren't cool. You know what's cool?
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Aug. 11, 2017

High-risk alcohol use has increased significantly since 2002, study finds

The increase in alcohol use reflects a largely unreported "public health crisis," the study's authors wrote.
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Aug. 11, 2017

Mic names Sarah Iooss Executive Vice President of Revenue

Former Viacom executive to lead sales efforts for the rapidly-growing digital publisher
Aug. 11, 2017

‘NBA 2K18’ hairstyles: You can re-create LaMelo Ball’s do in the new game

'NBA 2K18' is getting some awesome new hairstyle options.
Aug. 11, 2017

Kesha refuses to let “the bastards” get her down on her new album ‘Rainbow’

Kesha's first studio album since 2012 is a genre-hopping triumph, a statement of liberation for the embattled singer and songwriter.
Aug. 11, 2017

For black America, it’s already too late for an NFL team to sign Colin Kaepernick

“I personally don’t plan on watching football again for a very long time.”
Aug. 11, 2017

Meet Towkio, a onetime hustler who’s keeping Chicago hip-hop weird

The Chance the Rapper-affiliated emcee opens up about channeling his city's spirit into his upcoming album, 'WWW.'
Aug. 11, 2017

The “nuclear war romper” and other adventures in post-apocalyptic fashion

You know, just in case you were wondering.
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Aug. 11, 2017

President Trump says he’s not ruling out a military option in Venezuela

“Nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump, that I can tell you."