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Sept. 11, 2017

3 takeaways from Steve Bannon’s first-ever TV interview

Bannon remains fiercely loyal to Trump and has set his sights on establishment Republicans.
Sept. 11, 2017

The best looks at DragCon weren’t from the ‘Drag Race’ queens — they came from the attendees

Sometimes a bundle of zip ties, Starbucks cups, acrylic paint and hot glue are all it takes to look red carpet ready.
Sept. 11, 2017

Want $12,000? This writing contest has a rewarding twist.

Your speculative fiction story could change the world — and just maybe score you $1,000 a month for a year.
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Sept. 11, 2017

Car appears to drive through crowd of counterprotesters at Vancouver, Washington far-right rally

Multiple vehicles reversed toward crowds of anti-fascist counterprotesters following a far-right rally. No injuries were reported.
Sept. 11, 2017

More senators plan to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all bill

More senators, including several potential 2020 candidates, have just come out in support of the bill.
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Sept. 11, 2017

Here’s what’s really behind the “looter” narrative during natural disasters

As climate change continues to beget more extreme weather patterns, it’s more important than ever that the media acknowledges its role in perpetuating false crime narratives.
Sept. 11, 2017

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all bill

Multiple sources have confirmed to 'Mic' that the New York senator will support the bill.
Sept. 11, 2017

What the world needs now is Chromat, sweet Chromat

"We want to utilize our platform to celebrate and amplify the amazing women, femmes and gender-nonconforming people inspiring our world.”
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Sept. 11, 2017

Mexico rescinds offer of aid to US after Hurricane Katia, earthquake devastate nation

“Given these [circumstances], the Mexican government will channel all available logistical support to serve the families and communities affected in the national territory,” the foreign ministry said.
Sept. 11, 2017

“Heated gaming moment”: How a defense of PewDiePie’s racial slur became a darkly funny meme

“Hey, can people stop freaking out over PewDiePie saying the N-word in a heated gaming moment?”
Sept. 11, 2017

Jordyn Woods knows designers are scared of models like her, and she’s ready to prove them wrong

“I just want to be the girl who came in, really gave no f*cks and did my thing."
Sept. 11, 2017

“You deserve medals”: Marriott guest praises the chain’s generosity during Hurricane Irma

Hotels and cruise companies in the Caribbean are rushing to aid stranded travelers.
Sept. 11, 2017

‘Insecure’ season 2 was messy. But that finale was hella satisfying.

Sunday's episode, "Hella Perspective," delivered on its title.
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Sept. 11, 2017

Miss Texas on Trump’s Charlottesville response: “It was very obvious that it was a terrorist attack”

Miss Texas Morgana Wood delivered a blistering takedown of President Donald Trump's response to the terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Sept. 11, 2017

Some people now say Donald Trump is an “independent,” not a Republican. Tell us what you think.

The president may find a way to play the "independent" narrative to his advantage. And it will mean more focus on Trump's style and less on the substance of his governance.
Sept. 11, 2017

Dia&Co wants to show you what the future of fashion should look like, starting at CURVYcon

At CURVYcon, which was held during NYFW, Dia&Co's fashion show took center stage.
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Sept. 11, 2017

‘Fox & Friends’ host asks guest if 9/11 memorial will be taken down like Confederate monuments

Host Brian Kilmeade equated the monument honoring 9/11 victims with Confederate statues.
Sept. 11, 2017

Pope Francis: Trump can’t end DACA and consider himself “pro-life”

Francis also had choice words for those who deny climate change.
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Sept. 11, 2017

What to tell a real estate agent when buying your first home

Buying your first home? Recent first-time homeowners share their personal stories and how to utilize a real estate agent the right way.
Sept. 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma’s devastation could be much more severe than we think, scientists say

It's not just floods and torn-down houses. Irma could hurt the Caribbean's ecosystems, too. Here's what that means for us humans.
Sept. 11, 2017

How to work legally in the United States if you aren’t a citizen

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants may lose their right to work in the United States. Here's what to know about getting an employment-based visa or permit in 2017.
Sept. 11, 2017

At NYFW, Christian Siriano prioritizes not just fashion, but the diversity of who’s wearing it

"All the political stuff that’s going on is so horrible that this should be fabulous and fun and make women feel good."
Sept. 11, 2017

Voter fraud panel to weigh whether voters should be subject to same background check as gun owners

One expert called the proposal a "half-baked political gotcha."