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Aug. 29, 2017

HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ nails the ’70s sleaze of New York’s Times Square

David Simon's new TV series travels back to the Big Apple's dirty days to explore the birth of modern pornography.
Aug. 29, 2017

CEO pay keeps growing faster than worker wages. These 7 charts show why that’s a problem for the US.

7 charts show why the income gap between executives and workers represents a big problem for the United States.
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Aug. 29, 2017

Texas Muslims are turning mosques into shelters to help Harvey victims

“If you have no place to go, go to your neighborhood mosque.”
Aug. 29, 2017

11 tips that every (aspiring) fashion influencer needs to optimize their Instagram presence

Instagram's Eva Chen and Virginia Nam break down how to win at Fashion Week.
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Aug. 29, 2017

Houston debunks rumor that immigrants seeking shelter will be asked to show their papers

The anti-sanctuary city law is on the minds of many immigrants facing the devastating floods in Texas.
Aug. 29, 2017

Why shared credit cards can trap victims of domestic abuse

Those combining finances with a partner need to understand the difference between joint credit card accounts and those with authorized users.
Aug. 29, 2017

Ed Skrein’s decision to leave ‘Hellboy’ shows that equality in Hollywood requires sacrifice

Skrein, who is white, walked away from 'Hellboy' after being cast in a role that was originally conceived as a Japanese-American.
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Aug. 29, 2017

Judge tosses Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against ‘New York Times’

Palin was suing the Times for $75,000 over an editorial published in June.
Aug. 29, 2017

Uber says it won’t track user locations — but Apple may be forcing the issue

Android users are currently left out of the picture.
Aug. 29, 2017

Kristen Bell’s favorite getaway is steps from her LA home

She spends almost 30 minutes here per day.
Aug. 29, 2017

Trump might end DACA soon. This is what Dreamers and allies should do to prepare

Reports claim Trump is on the verge of ending protections for immigrants. Here's what they can do in the meantime.
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Aug. 29, 2017

Fox News pulls its programming in the UK due to low ratings

“We have concluded that it is not in our commercial interest to continue providing Fox News in the U.K.,” a 21st Century Fox spokesperson said.
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Aug. 29, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump loses more advisers, ACLU sues Trump over transgender ban

The important stories to know for Tuesday, August 29.
Aug. 29, 2017

Trump has pushed for cuts to climate change science — research that could explain storms like Harvey

"All the things these agencies measure are behind all the progress we have made in terms of preparedness for these extreme events."
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Aug. 29, 2017

How Texas universities are helping Hurricane Harvey victims

"We can’t help but notice the good things people are doing to help each other and for their neighbors."
Aug. 29, 2017

This engineer 3-D printed a Nintendo Switch adapter so his friend could play ‘Zelda’ after a stroke

Julio “Vexelius” Vázquez's free design makes the Switch a lot more accessible.
Aug. 29, 2017

Former FEMA Spokesman: Trump has his head buried in the sand on climate change, storm readiness

"The Trump administration is in denial about the impact of climate change in creating more severe floods."
Aug. 29, 2017

The 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is shaping up to be the most racially diverse on record

We're still waiting on our plus-size or curve model, VS.
Aug. 29, 2017

There’s now more diversity in ad campaigns than the runways. Here’s why that matters.

It's the most diverse season on record, but plus-size models still stall in their progress.
Aug. 29, 2017

This meme is how it ought to be, despite what your gender studies professor says

This right-wing tweet about gender roles in the midst of Tropical Storm Harvey backfired — and became a huge meme.
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Aug. 29, 2017

Who invited alt-right transphobe Milo Yiannopoulos to the VMAs?

Why was noted transphobe Milo Yiannopoulos in attendance during a ceremony devoted, in part, to honoring trans service members?
Aug. 29, 2017

Study: If Trump suspends DACA, more than 1,400 people a day could lose the ability to work

Of nearly 800,000 DACA recipients, hundreds of thousands could lose existing jobs if DACA is rescinded.
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Aug. 29, 2017

Here’s how New Orleans is preparing for Harvey on the 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

"The Katrina situation is one that, ever since then, we know how to deal with rain, we know how to deal with floods."