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Aug. 18, 2017

The numbers behind America’s deep divide over Donald Trump and white supremacy

More than 6 in 10 Trump supporters say there’s nothing he can do that would make them withdraw their support for him.
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Aug. 18, 2017

Mitt Romney slams Trump for Charlottesville response in latest Republican rebuke

"There may commence an unraveling of our national fabric," the former GOP presidential nominee wrote after Trump's Charlottesville comments.
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Aug. 18, 2017

7 charities pull out of Mar-a-Lago events in wake of Charlottesville, continuing downward trend

The charities join a growing list of nonprofits that have decided not to return to Trump's Florida estate.
Aug. 18, 2017

Regretful Trump supporters won’t save you

Trump voter Julius Krein's mea culpa in the 'New York Times' should not make you feel better about "the resistance."
Aug. 18, 2017

Here’s how the far right is reacting to news of Bannon’s departure

The controversial White House adviser is out. Here's how the so-called "alt-right" is reacting.
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Aug. 18, 2017

Kal Penn explains why every member of White House’s Arts and Humanities Committee resigned

All of the active members of the committee, including actor Kal Penn, condemned Trump’s comments about Charlottesville.
Aug. 18, 2017

After being shamed for wearing a tight dress, this pregnant meteorologist is speaking out

"I can’t believe the skintight maternity attire," a viewer wrote in.
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Aug. 18, 2017

What does Bannon firing mean for the Trump administration going forward?

Here's what will — and won't — change as Trump's shadowy right hand man takes his leave.
Aug. 18, 2017

What did Melania Trump wear her 30th week as first lady? Your guess is as good as ours.

Melania Trump has vanished from the public eye.
Aug. 18, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the week that don’t make moral equivalencies

Consumer groups are suing the Department of Transportation and a GOP congressman is meeting with Julian Assange.
Aug. 18, 2017

US Commission on Civil Rights vehemently condemns Trump’s looming trans military ban

The commission urged the president to "recommit to the full protection of civil rights for all persons in our country."
Aug. 18, 2017

Raise your credit score fast with this easy, 5-step checklist

Pro tips for making your credit score shine — no matter how low it is now.
Aug. 18, 2017

Why Trump’s most tumultuous week yet was a big win in the eyes of his core supporters

The president's supporters largely do not believe in white privilege, dismiss national discussions about race and oppose minority activist groups.
Aug. 18, 2017

Trump’s arts committee just resigned — and hid a secret message in their letter to him

Take a look at the first letter of each paragraph.
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Aug. 18, 2017

Billionaire Carl Icahn quits role as President Trump’s adviser

Carl Icahn wants everyone to know he had no "special benefit" as an adviser to President Trump.
Aug. 18, 2017

Reports: Steve Bannon to be removed from White House adviser position

The report claims that Bannon may have submitted his letter of resignation over a week ago.
Aug. 18, 2017

7 economic justice groups working to close the wealth gap

From fighting to raise the minimum wage to empowering debtors to dispute their student loans, these groups are leading the charge for economic justice.
Aug. 18, 2017

The Kardashians’ favorite hairstylist has set up a beauty donation program for transgender women

Andrew Fitzsimons teamed up with the LA LGBT Center to create the Trans Cosmetic Donation Program.
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Aug. 18, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Barcelona terror attack, Bannon’s interview

The important stories to know for Friday, August 18.
Aug. 18, 2017

It’s not just nukes. Here’s what North Korean cyberwarfare might do.

Imagine entire power grids being shut off or subway systems rendered unusable.
Aug. 18, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Update: Reporting function on PS4 and Xbox One consoles coming in next patch

Finally, a way to deal with abuse and harassment is coming. For real this time.
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Aug. 18, 2017

Death toll rises to 14 in Spain terror attacks

The death toll has risen in the pair of violent terror attacks in Spain.
Aug. 18, 2017

‘Uncharted: Lost Legacy’ has a hilarious, bizarre, highly addictive photo mode

At any time during 'The Lost Legacy,' you can freeze the scene and take hilarious photos.
Aug. 18, 2017

Model Harnaam Kaur, known as the Bearded Lady, lands a beard oil campaign

Harnaam Kaur has come a long way from her days of being bullied.
Aug. 18, 2017

Scientists made a promising step toward eliminating peanut allergies in kids

Peanut allergies in kids are thought to have more than tripled between 1997 and 2008.
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Aug. 18, 2017

Maryland quietly removes statue of judge who defended slavery from State House grounds

Around 2 a.m., a crew removed the statue of the Supreme Court justice responsible for writing the infamous Dred Scott decision.
Aug. 18, 2017

Meet the woman chronicling the ubiquity of Zara’s blue off-the-shoulder dress

“The Blue Off-the-Shoulder Dress From Zara" Tumblr is exactly what you would expect.
Aug. 18, 2017

How ‘Patti Cake$’ breakout star Danielle Macdonald learned to rap like the best of them

Mic sat down with "Patti Cake$' stars Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett and Cathy Moriarty to discuss the new coming-of-age story
Aug. 18, 2017

After Charlottesville, BLM groups are set to stage mass protests against white supremacy

Black Lives Matter activists plan to converge on symbols of white supremacy, including Confederate monuments, on Saturday.
Aug. 18, 2017

Dear President Trump: Don’t ignore the successes of opioid treatment in cities like mine

We cannot arrest our way out of the nation's drug epidemic. But my city of Huntington, West Virginia, is pioneering new approaches.
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Aug. 18, 2017

Speculation grows about Gary Cohn’s future in administration after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

The top economic adviser will reportedly stay in the Trump administration — but for how long?
Aug. 18, 2017

After leaving White House, Steve Bannon returns to ‘Breitbart News’ as executive chairman

Bannon's homecoming caps off a tumultuous week for the beleaguered White House chief strategist.