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 2021-01-28 13:00 

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Top Kremlin Diplomat Says 'Nyet' to Russian Vaccine...

Yuri Gribkov cut to the front of the vaccine line in Estonia to ensure he got the Western jab, which is derided back home, rather than wait for his dose of Russia's version....

 2021-01-28 10:03 

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You'll Be Drinking this Whiskey in the Near Future...

These barrel innovations will create a whole new generation of North American whiskies that will be on store shelves in the next few years....

 2021-01-28 10:03 

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Joe Biden's Done More Good in a Week Than Donald Trump Did in Four Years...

Of course, Trump did virtually no good. And yes, it's early days. But there are specific things about this administration that give ample reason for hope....

 2021-01-28 10:02 

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The Thin Blue Line Between a Police Frisk and Assault...

Howard Law professor Josephine Ross compares stop-and-frisk to sex assaults. "The practice of frisking groins should be replaced in most instances by no frisk at all," she says....

 2021-01-28 10:02 

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The Capitol Riot Was Too Dystopian for Even John Carpenter...

The filmmaking legend behind "Halloween" and "The Thing" opens up to Marlow Stern about his new album, why he turned down "Top Gun," Fox News poison, and the attack on the Capitol....

 2021-01-28 10:01 

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Josh Hawley and the Right's Whining on 'Wokeness' and 'Cancel Culture' Is a Pathetic Diversion...

Senator Josh Hawley and the right want people to move on from the Capitol riot, so have started a ridiculous culture war claiming to be victims of "wokeness" and "cancel culture."...

 2021-01-28 10:01 

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My Nudist, Holocaust-Survivor Grandma Spied on the Nazis...

Enid Zentelis knew her grandmother was a nudist, Olympic-qualifying swimmer, and Holocaust survivor. But she recently discovered her top-secret role in helping to defeat the Nazis....

 2021-01-28 10:00 

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These Noise-Cancelling Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds Changed How I Work From Home...

Customizable sound preferences, built-in Alexa, and a comfortable fit made me actually start caring about what I put into my ears....

 2021-01-28 09:58 

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'Gay Hitler' Texas Lawmaker Kyle Biederman Introduces Bill Aimed at Seceding from the Union...

The bill is tied to the Texas Nationalist Movement that's made trips to Moscow, received a "small grant" from the Kremlin and funding from the Anti-Globalist Movement of Russia....

 2021-01-28 09:57 

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Deadly COVID Mutations Can't Stop the Party in Florida...

Extra-contagious variants and a messy vaccine rollout meet plenty of booze-fueled mayhem....

 2021-01-28 09:57 

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Trump Allies New Riot Defense Banks On People Not Understanding How Cellphones Work...

Internet-connected phones have existed for nearly two decades, but that hasn't stopped Trump allies from saying that only those who heard him speak in person would know to riot....

 2021-01-28 09:57 

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Meghan McCain and Van Jones Want to Reunite America...

"The View" co-host CNN commentator are executive producers of "The Reunited States," a terribly bland documentary that values platitudes over accountability....

 2021-01-28 06:22 

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Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell Forced Young Girls Into an Orgy: Court Records...

A witness "watched Maxwell direct a room full of underage girls to kiss, dance, and touch one another in a sexual way for [her] and Epstein to watch," newly unsealed documents say....

 2021-01-28 05:30 

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Trevor Noah Horrified by QAnon Nut Marjorie Taylor Greene's Murder Fantasies...

"It's like a normal Karen fell into a vat of chemicals and then became a Batman villain," the "Daily Show" host said of the QAnon congresswoman....

 2021-01-28 03:31 

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AOC: Kevin McCarthy 'Answers to These QAnon' Members, 'Not the Other Way Around'...

"There's no consequence for racism. No consequence for misogyny. No consequence for insurrection. And no consequence means that they condone it," she said on Wednesday....

 2021-01-28 03:23 

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GOP Thought Steve King Was as Bad as It Got, Then Came Marjorie Taylor Greene...

One House Republican aide said "it's starting to become clear she's going to be a much bigger problem than" King was....

 2021-01-28 01:59 

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Republicans Come Crawling Back to Trump Three Weeks After Capitol Riot...

"We're stuck with [Trump]," one longtime Republican operative said, citing recent conversations with pollsters, lawmakers, and major donors....

 2021-01-27 23:44 

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He Joined the GameStop Uprising to Screw the Big Guys—and Save His Dog's Life...

Through their trades, Redditors have pumped GameStop stock up astronomically and forced hedge funds to cower. But who will the real winners be?...

 2021-01-27 22:53 

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Activists Want to Know: Why the Hell Did Joe Keep These Private Prisons?...

President Biden's immigration agenda is already under attack, so why didn't he use his executive power to end government contracts with private detention centers?...

 2021-01-27 20:44 

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Fauci: There's No 'Organized Approach' to Tracking COVID Vaccine...

'I can't tell you how much vaccine we have and, if I can't tell it to you, then I can't tell it to the state health officials,' the head of CDC added....

 2021-01-27 20:42 

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Fauci Rejects Fox Anchor's Claim That 'Goalposts Keep Moving' on Masks...

"If I go to the grocery store, do I wear two, do I wear three? Is it safer to wear eight? Where does it stop?!" Sandra Smith snarked during her interview with Fauci....

 2021-01-27 17:22 

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Travel to the World's Most Captivating New Memorials...

From China to Latin America, some of the most fascinating works of architecture and design from the last half-century have been built to help us remember something tragic....

 2021-01-27 17:16 

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Geophysicist Accused of Beating Cop at Capitol Riot Claims He Was Just 'Patting Him on the Back'...

A Texas father and son were also charged Wednesday after allegedly celebrating a birthday by invading the Capitol....

 2021-01-27 17:10 

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Another Police Officer Who Responded to Capitol Riots Dies by Suicide Days Later...

Jeffrey Smith was a D.C. Metro Police officer for 12 years....

 2021-01-27 16:36 

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Militiaman Who Plotted to Kidnap Gretchen Whitmer Pleads Guilty, Turns on His Pals...

Ty Garbin, 25, has agreed to cooperate with agencies investigating the wild plot to overthrow the Michigan government and execute the governor for treason....

 2021-01-27 14:11 

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Did This COVID Doctor Kill the Weak to Save the Strong?...

A primary care physician from one of the hardest hit regions in Italy has been arrested for lethally injecting weak COVID patients to free up beds during the peak of the pandemic....

 2021-01-27 12:12 

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Manhattan DA Candidate Eliza Orlins Has a Plan to Make New York City Safer for Sex Workers...

The Manhattan DA candidate (and former "Survivor" contestant) opens up about her comprehensive platform she released today to decriminalize sex work....

 2021-01-27 12:12 

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Trump's a Loser, But the GOP Just Keeps Getting Trumpier...

When your Rob Portmans are calling it a day, and your Gym Jordans see their day coming, your party is painting itself into a corner....

 2021-01-27 12:11 

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Panicked Euro Leaders Threaten Trade War as Vaccine Rollout Goes to Hell...

As vaccine-makers struggle to keep up with the E.U.'s demand to vaccinate 450m, supply chain snafus and empty promises have left many fearful they won't get their second dose....

 2021-01-27 12:08 

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Both Sides Sharpen Their Carving Knives for Biden's COVID Relief Plan...

A group of Democratic and Republican lawmakers in the ideological middle — who will decide the bill's fate — have made clear they won't take Biden's offer no questions asked....

 2021-01-27 12:07 

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The Far-Right Feeding Frenzy on QAnon Leftovers...

Members of other violent movements are seeking out disillusioned fans of the discredited theory in hopes of converting them to new and more militant ideologies....

 2021-01-27 12:07 

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The Doomsday Bank Robbers Who Rained Gunfire on California...

Antonia Cereijido's new true-crime podcast "Norco '80," available now, is a riveting retelling of a 1980 heist by a group of heavily armed doomsday fanatics that ended in tragedy....

 2021-01-27 12:06 

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Who Needs Donald Trump When We Have Andrew Cuomo?...

New York's vaccine regimen has been an utter disaster. I hope the president and the people in the West Wing are taking note....

 2021-01-27 12:06 

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Justin Timberlake Is Hollywood's Latest Savior of Gays...

Timberlake is fantastic as an ex-con father figure to a gender-nonconforming boy. But why is Hollywood obsessed with straight-man redemption arcs in LGBTQ+ stories?...

 2021-01-27 12:06 

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Post-Trump Traumatic Syndrome Is Real. I Have It....

Yes, he's gone, and thank God for that. But it's going to take millions of people years to work through the trauma. It's a real thing....

 2021-01-27 12:05 

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Melania Impersonator Parties With Maskless Russian Models at Photog's Bash...

The photographer behind the real Melania's nude GQ shoot was not going to let the pandemic derail his birthday....

 2021-01-27 12:05 

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These Preachers Say God Promised a 2nd Trump Term. What Now?...

They told their followers that God had told them that Trump would win. Trump lost. What else is left to say?...

 2021-01-27 12:05 

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The Dangerous Lives of NFL Cheerleaders...

The new documentary "A Woman's Work" examines the harassment, ogling, and incredibly low pay NFL cheerleaders receive, and the brave women fighting to change it....

 2021-01-27 11:46 

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The GOP's Sick Game of 'Russian Roulette' in a COVID Hotspot...

There's a reason the lack of COVID measures here are "ridiculous run amok" even as fatalities surge. The newly re-elected Arizona Republican Party chairwoman is part of it....

 2021-01-27 10:00 

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Here's How to Shop Lululemon's Men's Line...

From joggers to underwear, Lululemon makes some of the comfiest clothing out there....

 2021-01-27 10:00 

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This Bike Pro Says A Bike Lock Alone Isn't The Best Way to Keep Your Bike Safe...

We spoke to the CEO and Founder of Priority Bicycles about what he uses to keep his bikes safe....

 2021-01-27 06:06 

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Jimmy Kimmel Drags Nikki Haley Over Lame Trump Impeachment Defense...

The late-night host couldn't believe that the former U.N. ambassador said Dems were picking on Trump and that he deserves "a break."...

 2021-01-27 03:02 

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MyPillow Guy Peddles Crazy Twitter Conspiracies in Tucker Carlson Interview...

Mike Lindell made a bizarre claim that Twitter was running his account from Germany and acting like him for two weeks before he was banned by the social media platform....

 2021-01-27 01:20 

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Russian Media Loves Protests—as Long as They Are Pro-Trump...

The Kremlin accuses the U.S. of meddling in Russia's internal affairs, while openly interfering in U.S. elections and politics....

 2021-01-26 20:44 

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Teen Killed 6 Family Members After Dad Scolded Him for Leaving the House: Reports...

Police said the Sunday incident was the "largest mass casualty shooting" Indianapolis has seen in more than a decade....

 2021-01-26 17:59 

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Feds Charge D.C. Rioter Who Smoked Joint Inside the Capitol...

James Bonet's co-workers in New York tipped off police about his participation in the Jan. 6 insurrection....

 2021-01-26 17:37 

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Dr. Fauci Shoots Down Fox News Host Bill Hemmer's Trump Questions...

"It just seems like there's this aggressiveness toward the Trump administration," Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer pressed. Dr. Anthony Fauci wasn't having it....

 2021-01-26 17:37 

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Justice Department to End Federal Contracts With Private Prisons...

The executive order directing DOJ to not renew federal contracts with private prisons is one of several Biden will sign on Tuesday designed to begin to address systemic racism....

 2021-01-26 17:33 

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Kayleigh McEnany Likely to Join Fox News—Because of Course...

The former Trump press secretary, who has been on Fox News more than 20 times since the election, is apparently negotiating a deal with the network this month....

 2021-01-26 17:00 

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These Are the Most Stylish (and Comfortable) Slippers Ever...

Greys are made out of felted wool and trust me, you'll never want to take them off....

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