Eric Lutz
Eric Lutz

Eric is a staff writer covering news for Mic. He lives in Chicago and can be reached at ericlutz@mic.com.

April 22, 2017

Indiana University will ban athletes with history of sexual violence from competition

The school's athletic director said the move is "important" and will "help protect members of the Indiana University community."

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April 22, 2017

In one tweet, actor Kumail Nanjiani nails why the world is marching for science

In the age of Trump, believing in facts is a political statement.
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April 22, 2017

Bernie Sanders: Not allowing Ann Coulter to speak at Berkeley is "intellectual weakness"

Bernie Sanders tells Berkeley students to confront Ann Coulter intellectually rather than shut her down.
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April 22, 2017

Trump urges “rigorous science" as world marches to protest his anti-science policies

Trump didn't mention the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators protesting his anti-science agenda in his Earth Day statement.
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April 22, 2017

Trump baffles his staff again, this time by promising “massive tax cut” no one knew about

Treasury officials were "speechless" after Trump's announcement.
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April 22, 2017

These are the best protest signs from today's March for Science

Protesters around the world tell the Trump administration that "science is not an alternative fact."

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April 22, 2017

Bill Maher says Berkeley is a "cradle for f*cking babies" on 'Real Time'

Bill Maher defends Ann Coulter amid dust-up over her Berkeley speaking gig.
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April 22, 2017

American Airlines flight attendant allegedly hits woman with stroller in confrontation

Video shows an American Airlines flight attendant challenging another passenger, who stood up for the woman, to a fight.
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April 21, 2017

Julian Assange: What would charging WikiLeaks with espionage mean for press freedom?

Here's why the charges the U.S. is considering against Julian Assange have implications beyond WikiLeaks.
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April 21, 2017

Paris Shooting: How French candidates are reacting and how it may impact the election

The leading presidential candidates condemn the Paris shooting as they head into tight French election.
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April 21, 2017

Arkansas Execution: How Ledell Lee's case made it all the way to the Supreme Court

Ledell Lee was sentenced to death for the 1993 murder of Debra Reese.

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April 20, 2017

CIA and FBI manhunt underway for "insider" who gave documents to WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks said the material showed U.S. intelligence was hacking into smart phones and TVs.
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April 20, 2017

Baltimore teens charged with hate crime for burning Trump sign

It's the second time the Trump sign has been set ablaze, according to its owner.
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April 20, 2017

Unlike his inauguration, Donald Trump's meeting with the Patriots was well-attended

Donald Trump was finally right about a crowd size.
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April 20, 2017

He threatened to destroy her career. Two years later, she destroyed his.

"I am coming after you with everything I have," Bill O'Reilly told a reporter in 2015.
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April 19, 2017

Lindsey Graham: Trump has "done more to correct the world" than Obama did in 8 years

Graham had previously said Trump was evidence the Republican party had gone "batshit crazy."

April 19, 2017

Study says Texans really don't want Trump's border wall

Donald Trump's "beautiful" wall would mess with Texas, which comprises most of the United States' border with Mexico.
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April 19, 2017

Fresno Shooter: What we know about Kori Ali Muhammad's motive in Tuesday's shooting

The Fresno shooter apparently had a history of mental health issues and wanted to kill as many white people as possible.
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April 18, 2017

Here's why North Korea keeps threatening to use nukes on the US

North Korea's nuclear bluster is nothing new, but the US response under Trump could be.
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April 18, 2017

NCAA to host tournament games in North Carolina again after HB2 "repeal"

LGBTQ advocates in North Carolina condemned the NCAA for bringing tournament games back to the Tar Heel state.