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Aug. 14, 2017

North Korea says Kim Jong Un has been briefed on plans to fire a test missile near Guam

North Korea says it's one step closer to a missile test off the shores of Guam.
Aug. 14, 2017

Charlottesville made me — and reminds me why every young adult should step up in politics

Even in these politically dark times, we have to remember that there are victories to be won and reasons to keep fighting.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Wolfenstein 2’ needs to take a painfully realistic look at American racism to succeed

After playing through 'Old Blood,' I’m a little worried that 'Wolfenstein 2' may be too fantastical to say anything meaningful about the the modern day Nazis all around us.
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Aug. 14, 2017

Experts explain how white people should talk to other white people about Charlottesville

White people are in a unique position to root out bigotry in their communities. But what's the best way to do it?
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Aug. 14, 2017

Here are the hate groups that took part in the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

What to know about Vanguard America, League of the South, Identity Evropa and the Traditionalist Workers Party.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Legendary Birds Event: Niantic extends window to catch Gen 1 legendary birds and Lugia

Legendary birds are sticking around in 'Pokémon Go' for a little while longer. But will it be enough to help players who haven't caught them yet?
Aug. 14, 2017

Mewtwo Weakness ‘Pokémon Go’: Best counters to defeat and catch the legendary psychic

Mewtwo has arrived. Here's how to fortify your offense in 'Pokémon Go' by taking advantage of its weaknesses.
Aug. 14, 2017

Google says it will not host domain name for neo-Nazi site ‘Daily Stormer’

Without a place to host its domain name, it is unclear what will become of the 'Daily Stormer.'
Aug. 14, 2017

Trump job approval hits new low in Gallup poll

Just 34% of Americans said they approved of the job Trump is doing.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘NBA 2K18’ Player Ratings: 5 players who could be rated higher than Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant has the highest 'NBA 2K18' rating for now, but there will be contenders for the top spot.
Aug. 14, 2017

Here’s why the solar eclipse doesn’t move in the direction you think it should

We'll help you make sure you're facing the right direction so you can catch the very first glimpse of the eclipse.
Aug. 14, 2017

The barriers against women running successfully for office start with money and end with mindset

Amanda Farias is running in a progressive district, but is still facing barriers.
Aug. 14, 2017

Boston mayor to alt-right free speech conference: The city “does not want you here”

"Boston does not want you here," Mayor Marty Walsh said. "We're going to do everything we can to make sure that this demonstration does not happen here."
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Aug. 14, 2017
Aug. 14, 2017

New Trump tweet scolds “fake news media” for reaction to his latest statement on Charlottesville

The president blasted those in the media as “truly bad people” for their reaction to his Monday press conference.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Madden 18’ Ultimate Team News: Examining the biggest changes to the feature

There are new things to explore in 'Madden 18' Ultimate Team.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Overwatch’: Popular streamers are unhappy with the game — and they’re starting to play more ‘PUBG’

'Overwatch' is going through a rough patch right now as popular YouTubers and streamers abandon it for 'PUBG.'
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Aug. 14, 2017

Hundreds rally outside Trump Tower to protest white supremacy

“There is no apolitical reply to what happened in Charlottesville! You pick a side."
Aug. 14, 2017

Nintendo Switch Virtual Console Games: Leak suggests GameCube titles could be coming to new console

Will we finally get GameCube games on the Nintendo Switch?
Aug. 14, 2017

The 7 best ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ episodes to watch before the season 4 premiere

Call it a calculated binge, just in time for season four.
Aug. 14, 2017

GeekGirlCon 2017 Controversy: Tensions boil over and leads key organization staff members to quit

Here's what you need to know about the staff resignations that rocked GeekGirlCon earlier this month.
Aug. 14, 2017
Aug. 14, 2017

At least 26 Confederate monuments have been removed from public land since Charlottesville

By Mic's count, the number of Confederate monuments torn down in 2017 has increased 225% since Charlottesville.
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Aug. 14, 2017

Why ‘Teen Vogue’ tweeted about white supremacy instead of the Teen Choice Awards

“We wanted to make a statement and turn the discussion to something we felt was extremely, extremely important."
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’: Jon Snow’s plan to win over Cersei is terrible

How are you going to capture a wight, Jon? How?
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Observer’ Review: Bloober Team goes 2-for-2 with a haunting cyberpunk vision

Is 'Observer,' Bloober Team's second outing, the cyberpunk game of the year? Our review.
Aug. 14, 2017

A definitive guide for choosing where to go on your first African safari

If your typical vacations include beaches, road trips, cities or giving back, let that inform where you choose to safari.
Aug. 14, 2017

Sick of her 9-to-5, this woman moved across the world to become a butcher

The 26-year-old landed an apprenticeship in Italy, where she woke at the crack of dawn to herd pigs and learn the ins and outs of the slaughterhouse.
Aug. 14, 2017

GoDaddy tells the ‘Daily Stormer’ it will no longer host the white supremacist site

The internet company decided the site's Charlottesville coverage violates its terms of service.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Mewtwo Event: When will the first legendary Pokémon be available globally?

Mewtwo has come to Japan. Here's when it could come stateside.
Aug. 14, 2017

Beauty vlogger Nabela Noor has a message for fat-shamers: “Yes I’m fat, and I’m fashionable”

“I have found that they feel that it is their obligation, their duty, to let me know that I’m overweight," Noor said about body-shamers.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Season 5 End Date: Season 6 starts soon — what you need to know about rewards and timing

Just a little over a week to rack up those competitive points.
Aug. 14, 2017

Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville tragedy did him no favors

The president has still not personally condemned white supremacists.
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Aug. 14, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: The Charlottesville protests

The important stories to know for Monday, August 14.
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Aug. 14, 2017

Did the neo-Nazi blog ‘Daily Stormer’ fake a hack after Charlottesville? Here’s what’s going on.

The neo-Nazi blog may be about to disappear from the internet — here's why.
Aug. 14, 2017
Aug. 14, 2017

The 7 top places to own a home in America — if you’re not rich

Even as income inequality is on the rise, housing inequality — the gap between how likely it is for low and high-income groups to own homes — appears to be shrinking.
Aug. 14, 2017

The strange but true history of eclipse science — from 2137 BC into the future

4000 years of watching the sky have really paid off.
Aug. 14, 2017

In most relatable moment of ‘Game of Thrones,’ Sam misses crucial plot detail by talking over Gilly

Gilly uncovers what may well be the truth of Jon Snow's parentage and begins to tell Sam, who cuts her off to vent his frustration about being ignored at work.
Aug. 14, 2017

After weekend of violence, Donald Trump rebukes racism as evil; names specific hate groups

"Those who cause violence in [racism's] name are criminals and thugs — including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups.”
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ DLC Release Date: Here’s when you can play ‘The Frozen Wilds’ expansion

A new DLC for 'Horizon Zero Dawn' is just around the corner
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Mewtwo Raid: Stadium event offers 100% catch rates, but it won’t last

Mewtwo appeared in 'Pokémon Go' at the Yokohama Pikachu Outbreak, and everyone who tussled with it walked away with one. Here's why.
Aug. 14, 2017

What do we really mean when we say “petite”?

It's a simple question, but plenty of people have differing ideas.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’ Theories: Littlefinger is trying to turn Arya against Sansa. Can it work?

Chaos is a ladder, and Littlefinger's looking to climb the next rung.
Aug. 14, 2017

Don’t tell me girls can’t do math. Our fertile years are an endless cycle of arithmetic problems.

The days between our periods involve constant calculations, just to relieve the anxiety about what we can't see.
Aug. 14, 2017

Exclusive raids in ‘Pokémon Go’ bring Mewtwo to the game — here’s how they work

Here's what the heck "exclusive raid battles" in 'Pokémon Go' mean.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Sonic Mania’ Review: The best ‘Sonic’ game in years is mostly just a remake — and that’s a shame

'Sonic Mania' new game offers some of Sonic’s finest hour in many years, but it still falls into some obvious traps that hold it back from its potential.
Aug. 14, 2017

Pikachu Snapchat Filter: The electric Pokémon is now a filter and we can’t say we’re shocked

Pokémon comes to Snapchat in an electrifying way
Aug. 14, 2017

AG Jeff Sessions: Trump “absolutely” needs to specifically condemn white supremacy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions also suggested the president had already specifically condemned white supremacists. He hasn't.
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Aug. 14, 2017

Charlottesville suspect James Alex Fields Jr. denied bail in first court appearance

The Charlottesville suspect is being held without bail after Saturday's deadly attack.
Aug. 14, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’: Did Gilly just discover the truth about Jon Snow’s parents?

Jon might not be such a bastard, after all.