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Aug. 16, 2017

‘NBA 2K18’ Classic Teams: The series’ respect for hoops history is refreshing

The 'NBA 2K' series continues to pay homage to ballers from the past.
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Sonic Mania’ Switch Physical Release: Will the Nintendo version get a non-digital standard edition?

Could we see a Nintendo Switch physical edition of 'Sonic Mania'? It's certainly a possibility.
Aug. 16, 2017

What Tuesday’s Congressional primaries mean for Trump and the GOP

What lessons did we learn from Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Utah?
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Undertale’ PS4 Trophies: The game’s unique design shines through with this new set of achievements

'Undertale' on PlayStation 4 does feature trophies, but don't expect them to be awarded for reaching specific gameplay milestones. Here's why.
Aug. 16, 2017

The rise of the very short model

Amina Blue's walked for Kanye West five times, and she's 5'1". Lily-Rose Depp is 5'3".
Aug. 16, 2017

As Oregon expands insurance coverage for abortion, Texas cuts it

*Thousands of Texas women pack their suitcases, and head north to Oregon.*
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Aug. 16, 2017

Weather experts say to expect a busier-than-usual Atlantic hurricane season

“These [storms] can track inland and cause millions in damage and death.”
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Aug. 16, 2017

Heather Heyer’s mom gives stirring funeral speech: “This is just the beginning of Heather’s legacy”

"They tried to kill my child to shut her up. Well, guess what? You just magnified her."
Aug. 16, 2017

Donald Trump’s idea about tearing down statues of George Washington isn’t that ridiculous

Trump's off-handed comment revealed a moral inconsistency in the debate around tearing down monuments.
Aug. 16, 2017

Trump tweets that he is disbanding two CEO councils after spate of high-profile departures

“Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both."
Aug. 16, 2017

A brief history of how swan floats became the status symbol of the summer

According to search data, swans floats are on their way out, and unicorns are at an all-time high.
Aug. 16, 2017

VA’s lieutenant governor blasts Trump’s “deplorable” rebuke of Charottesville counterprotesters

Northam is running for governor against Republican candidate Ed Gillsepie.
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Aug. 16, 2017

These tech companies are finally standing up to hate — will it work?

After a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, what responsibility do tech companies have to root out bigotry on their platforms?
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Sonic Mania’ Easter Eggs: What secrets and bonuses can you find?

What are some of the coolest Easter Eggs in 'Sonic Mania?' Check our findings out!
Aug. 16, 2017

Trump ditches CEO councils — after they ditch him

As the fallout from the president's reaction to the deadly protest in Charlottesville continues, Trump announced that he was disbanding two advisory councils he had formed earlier this year.
Aug. 16, 2017

‘D&D Beyond’: The possibilities of building roleplaying-game communities over long distances

Is Wizards of the Coast's new service better than the unofficial ones people have been using for years?
Aug. 16, 2017

PewDiePie says he’ll stop making Nazi jokes after the violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia

Given PewDiePie's apparent fondness for right-wing politics, it's not clear whether it'll stick.
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Summer Games Skins: Our rating of every character’s new, beach-ready look

Join us as we toot or boot every new 'Overwatch' Summer Games skin.
Aug. 16, 2017

Jamila Woods invited Chicago kids to work on her “LSD” video. So we asked them about the experience.

“I want to show you guys what Chicago really is,” Ashley Huicochea, a recent high-school graduate who pitched the video's treatment, said.
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Aug. 16, 2017
Aug. 16, 2017

The federal government had a plan to combat right-wing violence. Trump axed it in June.

The administration's decision to eliminate funding for programs aimed at white supremacist movements is drawing new scrutiny post-Charlottesville.
Aug. 16, 2017

Mike Pence’s solidarity with Donald Trump on Charlottesville doesn’t extend to blaming “both sides”

Pence wouldn't say whether he thinks Confederate monuments have to go.
Aug. 16, 2017
Aug. 16, 2017

After years of urging, Spotify is stepping up efforts to remove racist bands from its platform

"We are glad to have been alerted to this content," a spokesperson for the company said in an email.
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Aug. 16, 2017

The biggest risk of all is not taking one

Three gutsy women share how leaping out of your comfort zone can pay off — and how there’s no one way to define “risk.”
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Aug. 16, 2017

The artist behind the mural of Heather Heyer: “It just seemed like the right thing to do”

"You find the thing that is of value, the hope, the inspiration, the love."
Aug. 16, 2017

Hope Hicks named White House interim director of communications

Hicks' promotion was reported by the 'New York Times' on Wednesday.
Aug. 16, 2017

The comments section of a Torrid Instagram post paints a bleak picture of body positivity

After the brand posted a picture of Troy Solomon, not all customers were happy.
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Pet the Pup at the Party’ is a silly game about avoiding people and befriending dogs instead

As if that was any different from our everyday reality.
Aug. 16, 2017

“Great press conference by Trump.” How the far right praised Trump’s Charlottesville comments

"In putting equal blame on the violent alt-left, Trump is more honest than the entirety of the mainstream media."
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Overwatch’ 2.17 Patch Notes: Update fixes various bugs on PS4 and Xbox One

Don't expect anything too exciting in the new 'Overwatch' patch.
Aug. 16, 2017

How to stop autoplaying videos on Facebook and save your phone’s data

This should save you some data, battery life and peace of mind.
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Aug. 16, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump goes back to blaming “both sides” at Charlottesville

President Donald Trump may have condemned specific hate groups at Charlottesville, but he still accuses "both sides" of being violent.
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Aug. 16, 2017

PayPal unveils new plans for keeping racist hate groups from using its services

PayPal released a statement after a report revealed Charlottesville organizers used the service to raise money.
Aug. 16, 2017

White women helped build the Confederate statues sparking conflict across the South

In the Jim Crow South, the United Daughters of the Confederacy enthusiastically undertook the task of maintaining quotidian white supremacy.
Aug. 16, 2017

Air travel tips: 5 things to know about your rights on flights

It may seem like airlines hold all the cards, but you do have rights when it comes to reimbursement for flight delays, seat changes and lost baggage.
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Arms’ Character DLC: New fighter hinted at for Nintendo Switch stylized boxing game

Who's the new 'Arms' character coming to Switch?
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ resets for final season by making one of its leads the villain

Donna Clark is still deeply sympathetic, but her pursuit of new technology could come at a steep personal cost for everyone involved.
Aug. 16, 2017

Aunt Flo’s arrival will ruin your best laid plans — almost like she has a mind of her own

You can order your life around when you think your period is due, but it'll still arrive unexpectedly and ruin so much more than your underwear.
Aug. 16, 2017

Diversity in fashion has come a long way, just don’t ask the latest crop of September issues

September magazine cover stars are nearly all white.
Aug. 16, 2017

Stupid Sexy Flanders: One of the greatest ‘Simpsons’ jokes is a video game meme in its own right

From 'Pokémon' to 'Overwatch,' Stupid Sexy Flanders is the meme that keeps on giving.
Aug. 16, 2017

‘The Sims 4’ Toddler Stuff: Release Date, trailer and everything else you need to know

Practice being a better parent in 'The Sims 4' Toddler Stuff.
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Aug. 16, 2017

Sisters injured in Charlottesville attack are suing Unite the Right’s organizer. Can they win?

David Duke, Richard Spencer and other white nationalists are named in the suit.
Aug. 16, 2017

Shiny Pikachu ‘Pokémon Go’: Exciting discovery may make the rare variant easier to catch

There may be a way to increase your chances of finding a shiny Pikachu in 'Pokémon Go.'
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Aug. 16, 2017

Counterprotesters arrive to defend Heather Heyer’s funeral from threatened “alt-right” presence

Local police say there is no "credible threat" of protests from hate groups.
Aug. 16, 2017

3 incredible eclipse expeditions throughout history that shaped modern science

Hopefully your trip is free of malaria, altitude sickness and 12-day boat rides!
Aug. 16, 2017

No tent, no problem: These companies want you to go camping, but without any of the hassle

They'll find a campground and even provide accommodations — from a tent to a mobile camper.
Aug. 16, 2017
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Sonic Mania’ Secrets: How to unlock the meme-tastic ”& Knuckles” bonus

What's going on with the new "& Knuckles" secret mode in 'Sonic Mania?' Here's what you need to know.