It’s a midterm year and the NRA’s political spending has fallen off a cliff. What gives?

“This notion that the NRA is a super-powerful lobby, and if you go against them they will crush you — what’s become clear is that that is really a myth.”

Trump’s UK visit will spark massive protests that have been years in the making

The British have been opposed to Trump coming to the U.K. since before his inauguration — and they're preparing to greet him with widespread protests.

Coming up this week in politics: Supreme Court gets a nominee and Trump heads to Europe

Trump will announce a Supreme Court nominee Monday before traveling to the United Kingdom amid mass protests.

This week in food and travel: Plastic straws are getting the boot

Start thinking about sipping your iced coffee through something other than plastic.

A running list of restaurants, hotels and cities in America banning plastic straws

California is putting the rest of the country to shame.

Plastic straws are on their way out — these green alternatives are the best way to drink this summer

In the U.S. alone, 500 million plastic straws are used every single day.

Do you have a bullshit job? Anthropologist David Graeber explains the rise of pointless work

In polls, 40% of workers say the world be the exactly same or even better if they stopped showing up to work. 'Bullshit Jobs' author David Graeber explains why the grind so often feels meaningless.

What if we didn’t... have the First Amendment?

Would hate speech laws curb extremism? Would journalists go to jail? The First Amendment is at the heart of American society, but other countries function without its broad protections.

What If We Didn’t... advertise food to children?

Studies say junk food advertising has a real impact on our relationship with food, starting at a young age.

This app offers huge discounts on restaurant food and groceries that would otherwise be thrown away

Karma's roster includes healthy fast-food chains and Michelin-starred restaurants.

Donald Trump just attacked a health care system he’s repeatedly praised

Trump attacked the U.K. health care system in a tweet saying it is "going broke and not working." He praised that very system while running for president.

If money were no object, where would you go on vacation? Here’s what most Americans say.

Your dream vacation may be cheaper than you think.

Finding plus-size models to model plus-size clothing isn’ hard — so why do some retailers struggle?

There are hundreds of women out there. A majority of the U.S. female population is waiting to see themselves represented.
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Charlie Gard’s parents say they want to take their son home to die

The parents are returning to court to fight for their right to take their son home.

Even where marijuana is decriminalized, police continue to target minorities for arrests

What if prosecutors just started throwing out these cases en masse?

‘Just Cause 3’ Multiplayer Mod: Version 1.0 will launch on Steam this month

The 'Just Cause 3' multiplayer mod is coming to Steam with its 1.0 release.

Why you need to leave work right now: Long hours are linked to irregular heartbeats

Here's yet another reason to get the hell out of the office.

‘Overwatch’ World Cup Teams 2017: Here’s how it works and who’s competing

Here's all the info you need about the 2017 'Overwatch' World Cup teams.

Dozens of imams are marching against terrorism in Europe, but of course you didn’t hear about it

Muslims condemn terrorism all the time. It's just that their voices aren't amplified enough.

What Melania Trump wore her 24th week as first lady — Fourth of July and beyond

It was a rather patriotic and colorful week indeed.

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They absolutely love Donald Trump in Poland. Here’s why.

Why Poland is rolling out the red carpet for Trump.

17 steps to the perfect career

How to land your dream job, be a superstar at work and overcome any workplace problem — all in one handy career guide.

This beauty brand is under fire for an ad instructing women to “skip class, not concealer”

This is not the first time Benefit has been called out for its odd ads either.
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Northern Irish women no longer need to fund their own abortions

Previously, women in Northern Ireland were stuck paying as much as $2,600 out of pocket.
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France convenes youngest, most diverse Parliament in its history. Is this the future of Europe?

Thanks to Emmanuel Macron's newly formed party, the French government is more diverse than ever before.

Best Steam Summer Sale Day 2 Deals: 7 indie game recommendations for under $20

Get some of the best indies cheap during the Steam summer sale!

Trevor Noah says he's been stopped by police "8 to 10" times in his 6 years in the US

Trevor Noah told the 'Daily Show' audience about his experience with police in the wake of the Philando Castile verdict.
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Finsbury Park Mosque: Latest update on London van incident police are treating as a terrorist attack

A 48-year-old man whose identity has not yet been released has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
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Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

Jurors in the 79-year-old comedian's sexual assault trial have been deliberating for more than 50 hours.