Brianna Provenzano
Brianna Provenzano

Brianna is a staff writer at Mic, covering breaking news. Send tips/inquiries to brianna@mic.com.

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4h ago

North Korean foreign minister calls Trump’s comments a declaration of war

“The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country,” Ri said.

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5h ago

Bernice King: “People didn’t approve of how my father protested injustice either”

Decades after the end of her father's life, “racism STILL kills people and corrupts systems,” King tweeted.
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Sept. 22, 2017

Facebook’s Russian-linked ad controversy, explained

“We believe the public deserves a full accounting of what happened in the 2016 election," Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch wrote on Thursday.
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Sept. 21, 2017

3 key takeaways on the US sanctions on North Korea

With the announcement of economic sanctions, it appears that — at least for now — the Trump administration is still prepared to operate through diplomatic channels rather than military force.
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Sept. 21, 2017

A history of Jimmy Kimmel’s war with the GOP on health care

Kimmel’s campaign against the bill was met with anger from right-wing pundits and politicians alike.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Can a bankrupt Puerto Rico handle a direct hit from Maria?

Hurricane Maria threatens to add more economic stress to an island that has already been struggling under the weight of its crushing debts for years.

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Sept. 19, 2017

EPA chief says he’s ready to “bring scientists in” to debate existence of manmade climate change

Scott Pruitt was previously steadfast in his denial of a human link to rapidly changing climate patterns.
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Sept. 14, 2017

Hillary Clinton is mad that “nobody said a word” about her fake severed head

“They were selling T-shirts and mugs at the Republican [National] Convention with Trump holding my head. Nobody said a word. Not a word!”
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Sept. 13, 2017

Widow of Indian man slain in alleged Kansas hate crime now facing deportation

Because of backlogs in the visa issuing process, the couple was still waiting for approval when Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed in an act of domestic terrorism.
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Sept. 12, 2017

Edith Windsor, gay rights pioneer and activist, dead at 88

Windsor's landmark Supreme Court case paved the way forward for the 2015 ruling allowing same-sex couples to marry and receive federal benefits nationwide.
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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.

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Sept. 8, 2017

Internet trolls are evolving. Social media harassment policies are not.

Facebook's harassment policies are cut-and-dry, but they don't go far enough in protecting female journalists from harassment.
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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?
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Aug. 28, 2017

While Trump was tweeting about building a border wall, Mexico was offering aid to Harvey victims

In a statement, the Mexican government said it would help the US in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, "as good neighbors should always do in trying times."
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Aug. 23, 2017

Trump thinks “clean coal” is just coal that’s been cleaned off. Here’s what it actually is.

According to Trump, "clean coal" is just coal that's been cleaned. Nope.
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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.

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Aug. 14, 2017

Hundreds rally outside Trump Tower to protest white supremacy

“There is no apolitical reply to what happened in Charlottesville! You pick a side."
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Aug. 13, 2017

Heather Heyer, 32, named as slain victim in Charlottesville car attack

Heyer was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of anti-racism protesters at a white supremacist rally.
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Aug. 11, 2017

Guam issues fact sheets preparing residents for a nuclear attack

Public safety officials in Guam are preparing residents for the worst.
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Aug. 11, 2017

NRA spokeswoman says the NRA didn’t defend Philando Castile because he smoked weed

“He was also in possession of a controlled substance and a firearm simultaneously, which is illegal. Stop lying,” she tweeted.