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Sept. 27, 2017

Roy Moore wins Alabama GOP Senate runoff, handing Trump an embarrassing electoral defeat

Roy Moore defeated Sen. Luther Strange, President Donald Trump's chosen candidate in an Alabama Senate special election GOP runoff.
Sept. 27, 2017

Transgender model Teddy Quinlivan opens up about coming out: “I felt a responsibility”

In an interview with 'Mic,' Quinlivan reveals why she decided to come out now and what she hopes her success means for the industry.
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Sept. 27, 2017

The mayor of San Juan issues a desperate plea for help: “We are having a humanitarian crisis”

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz held back tears as she spoke about the dire situation in Puerto Rico.
Sept. 27, 2017

The fight for a lobster emoji: How one little symbol can impact tourism, restaurant sales and beyond

Maine’s “lobster culture” drives tourism, which represents one-fifth of the state’s total sales.
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Sept. 27, 2017

By promoting “bumper-sticker patriotism” Trump is buying into what the NFL has sold for years

Patriotism has been "conflated with a bumper-sticker kind of flag-waving and with the military only."
Sept. 27, 2017

Trump thinks tax reform is going to be easy, but things are about to get even more complicated

"Tax reform is going to make health care look like a piece of cake," one GOP senator said.
Sept. 27, 2017

Ireland Baldwin on her new Guess campaign, and her fight to distance herself from her famous parents

At 21 years old, she's ready to create a career for herself on her own terms.
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Sept. 27, 2017

No one quite knows what ‘The Scaramucci Post’ is, but Anthony Scaramucci wants to tell you about it

"The 'Scaramucci Post' is going to be the center lane in a two-lane highway," Scaramucci said Wednesday.
Sept. 27, 2017

Best credit cards 2017: 10 top picks for students, travel, rewards, balance transfers and bad credit

Looking for a new credit card in 2017? Here's how to choose the perfect plastic, whether you want travel rewards, need a good balance transfer option or are a student heading back to school.
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Sept. 27, 2017

Lifecycling: Bohemian Guitars make music out of trash

How two brothers turn re-purposed cans and scrap metal into electric axes for the masses.
Sept. 27, 2017

Trump says he’s considering lifting 1920 law keeping foreign aid from reaching Puerto Rico

The shift in position comes amidst mounting public pressure and scathing letters from Republican Sen. John McCain and 7 House Democrats.
Sept. 27, 2017

Rules of the Road: Joe Jonas on his ideal vacation and why he can never pack light

Give the singer a tropical drink — and a neck pillow — and he's happy.
Sept. 27, 2017

California’s presidential primaries moved up to March, making it relevant in nomination process

Californians will have more say in picking the major party nominees in the 2020 presidential election.
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Sept. 27, 2017

White House admits Trump blocked Twitter users because they criticized him

The concession is related to a lawsuit brought on behalf of several Twitter users who allege their First Amendment rights were violated when Trump blocked them on Twitter.
Sept. 27, 2017

Thanks to new ‘Overwatch’ comic ‘Searching,’ we finally know Sombra’s real name

Zarya takes center stage, but the comic’s most dramatic reveal is that we finally know Sombra’s real name: Olivia Colomar.
Sept. 27, 2017

A new gravitational wave detector called Virgo just made a major breakthrough

We're one step closer to solving the paradoxes of space.
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Sept. 27, 2017

An iceberg more than 4 times the size of Manhattan just broke off from Antarctica

While the break is comparatively small when considered alongside icebergs that broke off in 2014 and 2015, continued breakage is “further evidence of the ice shelf’s fragility.”
Sept. 27, 2017

Road Trip Diaries: 5 incredible stops to make between New York City and Hudson

World-class art, addictive fried chicken sandwiches, vintage biplane rides and more.
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Sept. 27, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Twitter’s new limits, getting over failure and how the media is failing South Korea

Here are three stories to get your Wednesday started.
Sept. 27, 2017

An exclusive look inside Denmark’s epic new Lego House

Lego fans, book your ticket ASAP for this immersive museum and theme park.
Sept. 27, 2017

8 things to know about the political career of Roy Moore, likely the next senator from Alabama

Last year, Moore still did not believe Barack Obama was born in the U.S. He also has called Islam a "false religion" and told judges not to comply with the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling.
Sept. 27, 2017

Trump still says Republicans are close to repealing Obamacare. The evidence says otherwise.

The president just tweeted an alternate reality about Republicans’ Obamacare repeal effort.
Sept. 27, 2017

Make Up For Ever gets dragged after comparing itself to Fenty Beauty

A lesson: Don't come for Rihanna.
Sept. 27, 2017

Scientists found a good, but strange, place for people to live on Mars and the moon — underground

Giant, underground lava tube for rent. Two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms. Natural protection from Martian radiation. Inquire within.
Sept. 27, 2017

SNES Classic Edition Review: It’s fun as hell, but it should really be a Nintendo Switch app

With the SNES Classic, what's old is new again.
Sept. 27, 2017

Sofia Vergara’s new intimates collection comes with an unexpectedly empowering twist

EBY, which comes in sixes up to 4X, is helping women out of poverty and into business.
Sept. 27, 2017

EasyJet in the UK wants you to fly on planes powered by batteries

Say hello to electric planes.
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Sept. 27, 2017

Trump deletes tweets about Luther Strange following primary loss — which may be against the law

Trump tried to distance himself on Twitter from the failed candidate — and may have broken the law doing so.
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Sept. 27, 2017

Why Ohio’s upcoming voting rights battle could decide 2018 midterms, 2020 White House race

Voting rights advocates say Ohio's "voter records maintenance" process violates the 1993 National Voter Registration Act, which set national guidelines for eligible voters to register to vote.
Sept. 27, 2017

Here’s who would benefit from Trump’s new tax plan: The Trumps and other families like them

His new tax plan includes two provisions that would drastically lower taxes for the Trump family.
Sept. 27, 2017

Saudi women gained the right to drive. Let’s not dismiss how historic that is.

Ignoring this momentous decision erases the efforts of women who worked so hard to get here.