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Aug. 8, 2017

North Korea says it’s “carefully examining” strike against US territory

Despite the Korean People's Army's statement, one expert said chances of war with North Korea are "close to zero."
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Big Brother’ has a bigotry problem — one it rarely addresses on-air

“I do think it’s important to make an example of the harmful effects of ignorance,” transgender 'Big Brother' alum Audrey Middleton said.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘NBA 2K18’: Offline player creation tools need to mirror MyPlayer options

'NBA 2K18' must give offline creators the same tools as MyPlayer creators.
Aug. 8, 2017

A simple white T-shirt with a powerful self-love message is taking the internet by storm

It's from the brand Feminine Funk, which stocks T-shirts with plenty of important messages about body acceptance.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘NBA 2K18’ Trailer: 5 major takeaways from the new video

The first 'NBA 2K18 trailer' is here — and it looks beautiful.
Aug. 8, 2017

Shiny Zapdos ‘Pokémon Go’: Did Niantic accidentally release this rare version?

'Pokémon Go' players think that Niantic has accidentally released a shiny version of Zapdos into the game. It's a little difficult to say for sure though, and here's why.
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Aug. 8, 2017

The latest round of UN sanctions against North Korea explained

North Korea says the United States will "pay dearly" for the sanctions.
Aug. 8, 2017

Mic Investigation: About 90% of US House members don’t pay their interns

Only about 10% of GOP House members and 4% of Democrat House members regularly offer paid internships, with a salary or stipend to cover living expenses.
Aug. 8, 2017

Trump election integrity panel won’t seek data on some of the nation’s most vulnerable voters

People who have experienced domestic violence or stalking may be exempt from the data sweep.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Summer Games Skins: Every new skin, highlight intro and victory pose in the new update

Get your shades and SPF 30 ready. The new 'Overwatch' Summer Games 2017 skins are hot.
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Aug. 8, 2017

“And that is the real news”: Trump TV is realized as part of re-election campaign

The videos seem and sound a lot like the rumored Trump TV media venture that members of Trump’s campaign had reportedly been considering before the November election.
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Aug. 8, 2017

Twitter suspends account retweeted by Trump, once again raising concerns about his social media use

The "Nicole Mincey" shout-out was part of a pattern of reckless Trump tweets.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Super Smash Bros.’ Switch release date may skip 2017, but ‘Brawlout’ is coming to the console soon

Super Smash Bros. might not be coming to the Switch anytime soon, but this indie game should scratch that same itch.
Aug. 8, 2017

Yes, I’m in a same-sex relationship. But please don’t call me a lesbian.

Bisexual identity, while talked about, is still invisible — especially in queer spaces.
Aug. 8, 2017

We still put children in jail for being late to class

For certain populations of kids, small infractions mean big consequences.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Batman Telltale Season 2’: We talked to Telltale about their fresh take on your favorite DC villain

Telltale's 'Batman' sequel features a new version of the Joker, new combat options and new weapons for the caped crusader.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Pokémon Go’ Zapdos Raids: Update bugs make catching the legendary bird harder than it should be

Avoid these bugs when playing 'Pokémon Go' if you want to catch Zapdos or any other legendary Pokémon.
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Aug. 8, 2017

Lawsuit accuses Louisiana judge and house arrest company of scheming to exploit criminal defendants

“It is indicative of a much larger problem.”
Aug. 8, 2017

Donald Trump on opioid epidemic: “Prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place”

In addressing the national crisis, Trump took the "Just say no" route.
Aug. 8, 2017

A Minnesota mosque was bombed — and America’s failed anti-extremism policies are to blame

Some experts say a statement from Trump won't prevent the next anti-Muslim extremist from bombing another mosque.
Aug. 8, 2017

Self-flying planes could save us money — but people aren’t ready for them yet

Flights could be 11% cheaper if we switched to self-driving planes, but about half of those surveyed still aren't into the idea.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Summer Games 2017 Patch Notes: New skins and more go live in new update

Lace up those sneakers: The 2017 'Overwatch' Summer Games have officially begun. Check out the patch notes here.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Update: Patch notes reveal free items, but will they come to Wii U?

It's clear which 'Zelda' players Nintendo prioritizes.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘NBA 2K18’ Player Ratings: Top 5 point guards revealed in the upcoming game

Where does Kyrie Irving rank among NBA 2K18's top-rated point guards? Here's the latest player ratings.
Aug. 8, 2017

PlayStation Network and Xbox Live have a porn bot spam problem

There are a number of porn bot scams out there — and one has hit both PSN and XBL.
Aug. 8, 2017

Zapdos Weakness ‘Pokémon Go’: The best Pokémon counters to catch the legendary bird in a raid

These are the Pokémon you should train up to take advantage of Zapdos' weaknesses and catch it in a raid.
Aug. 8, 2017

Donald Trump’s attacks on veterans tend to come back to haunt him

Critique of senators with military records has only harmed the president's agenda.
Aug. 8, 2017

A history — and celebration — of Rihanna nearly killing us at Crop Over

It's hyperbolic, but it's also true.
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Aug. 8, 2017
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Summer Games 2017 Start Time Countdown: Here’s when the event update will likely debut

The 'Overwatch' Summer Games 2017 are coming. Here's when the update will probably release.
Aug. 8, 2017

A look inside Spain’s only ham museum — a worthy temple to the country’s most delicious export

Surprisingly, this Barcelona attraction is more than a cheesy tourist trap.
Aug. 8, 2017

NBA 2K18 Gameplay Hands-On Impression: My 5 favorites things about the new game

Here's what I learned about 'NBA 2K18' after eight hours of hands-on gaming.
Aug. 8, 2017

Thousands get deadly infections during hospital care in the US. This robot could be the solution.

In 2011, about 75,000 people in the U.S. died from infections contracted in hospitals. The Xenex LightStrike may catch on as the world’s new line of defense.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Lawbreakers’ Ball Voice: ‘Rick and Morty’ creator Justin Roiland gets a hilarious cameo

Justin Roiland plays a ball in the new video game, 'Lawbreakers.'
Aug. 8, 2017

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says “broken windows policing” had the right idea

"The underlying principle was the right principle," Mayor Bill de Blasio said of the controversial policy.
Aug. 8, 2017

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How to get the best view if you’re not in the path of totality

If you live in New York, Los Angeles or another city outside the eclipse's direct path, here's what you need to know.
Aug. 8, 2017
Aug. 8, 2017

Zapdos Moveset ‘Pokémon Go’: Best moves for the electric-type legendary bird

Zapdos has officially landed in 'Pokémon Go', and the big question is what moves should you look for. We've got the answers, but there are some disagreements about what's optimal and what's not.
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Aug. 8, 2017

The ‘New York Times’ leaked a climate report that directly contradicts the Trump administration

The report is the antithesis of everything the Trump administration has promoted.
Aug. 8, 2017

Understanding plandids — the under-the-radar pose that’s taking over Instagram

"The plandid is a newer, hotter version of the selfie on Instagram."
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Aug. 8, 2017

Judge greenlights lawsuit against two psychologists responsible for CIA’s use of waterboarding

The former military psychologists made more than $81 million with their torture tactics.