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Aug. 21, 2017

Back-to-school deals: How to save money on your last-minute shopping — even if you’re not a student

Save money on laptops, backpacks, dorm essentials and more.
Aug. 21, 2017

Trump administration stops study on health risks of coal mines

The two-year study was looking into the impacts surface coal mining has on people living near mines.
Aug. 21, 2017

15 times the Kardashian-Jenners were problematic in 2017 — and the 3 times they apologized

We've compiled a guide to all the controversies this year thus far.
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Aug. 21, 2017

Oldest Christopher Columbus monument in the US vandalized in Baltimore

"Part of our evolution as humans requires tearing down monuments to destructive forces," the vandals said about their act of protest.
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Aug. 21, 2017

UT Austin removed Confederate statues from campus overnight

"The statues represent the subjugation of African-Americans," the university's president said.
Aug. 21, 2017

Scientists invented edible coffee creamer capsules to stop plastic waste pollution around the world

A step forward for reducing the carbon footprint of our morning coffee.
Aug. 21, 2017

Forever 21 accused of ripping off queer-owned company Wildfang’s most iconic T-shirt

The T-shirts, which read "Wild Feminist," are nearly identical.
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Aug. 21, 2017

Report: Spanish police shoot man possibly wearing belt of explosives

It was not immediately clear whether or not the man shot by police was the same man suspected of plowing a van into a crowd of tourists on Thursday.
Aug. 21, 2017

A Trump-backed plan to increase troops in Afghanistan would betray his campaign promises

As Trump plans to announce an increase in troop levels in Afghanistan, here's a look at all the times he said he wanted to withdraw from that conflict.
Aug. 21, 2017

No, you can’t watch the eclipse through your phone’s selfie camera

Don't do it for the Instagram.
Aug. 21, 2017

Not sure if you’ll see the eclipse? Check the weather using this interactive map.

We've got you covered — but hopefully the clouds don't.
Aug. 21, 2017

5 witches share what they’ll do during Monday’s total solar eclipse

From burning presidential Tweets to blessing wands, here's what modern witchcraft will look like during the big celestial event.
Aug. 21, 2017

Donald Trump is back in Washington. Here’s what we think he’ll say about Afghanistan.

More American soldiers are expected to return to the land of America's longest war.
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Aug. 21, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Bannon resigns, Boston protesters shut down conservative rally

The important stories to know for Monday, August 21.
Aug. 21, 2017

One lawyer is running for Congress and suing the president for inciting violence at the same time

This congressional candidate says Charlottesville is just the latest in Trump-inspired violence, and he's fighting it on two fronts.