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A federal task force is investigating if Russia directly aided Trump

Former campaign manager Paul Manafort is, unsurprisingly, of particular interest to the task force.
By: David Bixenspan / January 18, 2017

Oklahoma State students thought it’d be a good idea to ‘celebrate’ MLK Day in blackface

"It's just a beauty product and no harm is intended," one student said in defense.
By: Aric Suber-Jenkins / January 18, 2017

Earth smashes the temperature record for the third consecutive year

It's the first three-peat in the era of modern global warming.
By: Aric Suber-Jenkins / January 18, 2017

Trump wants to make America great again with frequent military parades

That doesn't sound authoritarian at all.
By: Maggie Serota / January 18, 2017

GYN takes down Gwyneth Paltrow for psycho vaginal jade eggs

Goop says the eggs can help balance hormones, but this medical professional says that's biologically impossible
By: Candace Bryan / January 17, 2017

Bernie Sanders, Al Franken, and Elizabeth Warren roast Betsy DeVos at confirmation hearing

"Do you think, if you were not a multi-billionaire, if your family had not made hundreds of millions of dollars of contributions to the Republican Party, that you would be sitting here today?"
By: Candace Bryan / January 17, 2017

The Girl Scouts of America are marching in Trump’s inaugural parade

It's ironic given that the organization's mission is to "build girls of courage, confidence, and character."
By: Candace Bryan / January 17, 2017

GOP congresswoman’s MLK Day speech drowned out by ‘Save our healthcare!’ chant

Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers literally had "bullshit" called on her.
By: Candace Bryan / January 17, 2017

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence

She will be released in May of 2017.
By: Jamie Peck / January 17, 2017

Popular neo-Nazi blogger resigns in shame after revelation his wife is Jewish

It's like the Clayton Bigsby sketch, kind of.
By: Drew Salisbury / January 17, 2017

Trump sexual assault accuser Summer Zervos files defamation suit against the president-elect

The former "Apprentice" contestant will drop the suit if Trump publicly acknowledges that she told the truth about alleged sexual assault.
By: Maggie Serota / January 17, 2017

Infowars source (sorry): Trump N-word tape to drop before inauguration

"The plan is to leak it to CNN and BuzzFeed as the ultimate fuck you on Wednesday at 3 p.m."
By: Drew Salisbury / January 17, 2017

Maine governor: John Lewis should thank white people for civil rights

"John Lewis ought to look at history," said Republican governor Paul LePage.
By: Maggie Serota / January 17, 2017
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