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Members Of Congress Spend Father’s Day With Immigrants Affected By Family Separation Policy
Lawmakers headed to Texas and New Jersey this Father's Day to visit immigrants affected by the Trump administration's family separation policy.
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Roger Stone’s Meeting With A Russian Contact Fits Into The Broader Web Of Mueller’s Investigation
Roger Stone's 2016 meeting with a Russian offering dirt on Hillary Clinton is part of a broader web of communication between Russians and Trump insiders.
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Here’s How Beyoncé And Jay-Z Dropped Their Surprise Album, ‘Everything Is Love’
When Beyoncé and Jay-Z walked off stage Saturday during a stop in London for their joint On the Run II Tour, they left the crowd staring at three words lit up on stage: Album Out Now.
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Sorry For Questioning Your Infinite Wisdom, Beyoncé. ‘Everything Is Love’ Is It.
A Beyoncé/Jay-Z duets album sounded less than appealing — but we will never doubt Queen Bey again.
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This Week In Trump-Russia News: The IG Report Is Trump’s Latest Weapon In His Battle With Mueller
Donald Trump this week latched onto a report critical of former FBI director James Comey as part of his ongoing effort to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller, whose Russia probe has been “discredited” in the eyes of the president. “The report ye
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Despite US Concessions, Trump’s Singapore Summit Played Well With Voters
More than half of Americans have a positive view of Trump's historic meeting with Kim — but remain skeptical of what will come from it.
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Trump On Inspector General Report: “It Will Go Down As A Dark And Dangerous Period” In US History
President Donald Trump on Saturday said a scathing report from the Inspector General “totally destroys” former FBI director James Comey, tweeting that the Department of Justice watchdog’s findings confirm his claims that the Russia probe is a “witch
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Inside The ACLU’s Efforts To Stop The Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policy
The Trump administration is separating families at the border as part of a broad crackdown on immigration, but the ACLU is suing to put a stop to the practice altogether.
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Chicago Residents, Parkland Students Join Forces In Summer Of Peace March Against Gun Violence
Chance the Rapper and Jennifer Hudson led the participants through the South Side of Chicago.
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Trump Continues To Blame Democrats For Breaking Up Families At The Border
President Donald Trump on Saturday continued to attack Democrats over his own administration’s policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border. “Democrats can fix their forced family breakup at the Border by working with Republicans
Mic2 min readSociety
Nearly Two-thirds Of Women In Tech Say Their Ideas Are Ignored Until A Man Repeats Them, Study Shows
Of 1.4 million jobs projected for the computer science industry by 2020, women are on track to fill only 3% of them.
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While You Weren’t Looking: 5 Important Immigration Stories From The Week You Probably Missed
People fleeing domestic violence will no longer be eligible for asylum, the U.S. is amping up efforts to denaturalize current citizens and the Trump administration is preparing tent cities for kids.
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Texas Abortion Providers Challenge Restrictive State Laws In New Lawsuit
Following a 2016 Supreme Court win, Texas abortion providers are now taking aim at dozens of the state's "medically unnecessary" laws.
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Paul Manafort Ordered To Report To Jail After Alleged Witness Tampering
Paul Manafort will head to jail to await trial after a federal judge revoked his bail Friday, just a week after he was charged with obstruction of justice in special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing Russia probe. President Donald Trump’s former campa
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The Number Of Startups Founded By Black Women Has More Than Doubled Since 2016. Here’s Why.
The number of startups founded by black women in the United States has more than doubled since 2016, according to ProjectDiane 2018, a report published Wednesday by Digitalundivided, a social enterprise focused on helping women-of-color entrepreneurs
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Trump Gave An Impromptu Press Conference Filled With Lies And Utterly Wild Claims
Trump made wild assertions about wanting Americans to treat him the way North Koreans treat their dictatorial leader and spouted off lies about everything from immigration law to the FBI IG report.
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Trump Slaps Tariffs On $50 Billion Worth Of Chinese Technology Goods
President Donald Trump on Friday escalated the global trade war he has begun, announcing the U.S. will hit China with a 25% tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese technological goods imported into the country. “The United States can no longer tolera
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Today In Trump’s America: Republicans Rail Against The FBI After Release Of IG Report
It’s been 585 days since the election, and yet here we are — again — discussing James Comey’s conduct as the head of the FBI during the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
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The Best Episode Of ‘Queer Eye’ Season 2 Features A First For The Netflix Series: A Transgender Man
When the first season of the revamped early-aughts makeover show Queer Eye hit Netflix in February, it received high praise for its ability to make even the most soulless among us go from zero to sobbing in an average of 2.45 minutes. Just a few shor
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Google’s Annual Diversity Report For 2018 Has Arrived — Here’s The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
The 22-page report tracks the company's racial and gender makeup as well as new initiatives that target inclusion.
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French Montana Receives US Citizenship And Works To Help Other Undocumented Students
Though rapper French Montana has now received citizenship, he’s working to make life better for other young people who remain undocumented in America.
Mic4 min readFood & Wine
Why The Future Of Food — And Hunger — Is In The Hands Of Chefs
Chefs are often the face of food. Here's how they can influence food policy and educate diners.
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Who’s Sorry This Week? Gisele Bündchen, Neil Patrick Harris, Coach and other public apologies
These celebrities and public figures apologize for their behavior and will try to do better in the future. They appreciate you respecting their privacy at this time.
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10, Episode 12: Ranking The Top 4 Before Ru Crowns A Winner
This week, we've ranked the remaining four queens in order of who's most likely to win the crown.
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Free Speech Champion Jordan Peterson Threatens To Sue Professor Over Twitter Name Calling
Jordan Peterson, the controversial University of Toronto psychology professor, best-selling author and ardent First Amendment champion who once told his fellow Canadian academics that he’s a “true speech” advocate, has threatened to sue an American p
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Mic Daily: Kim Kardashian West and Alice Marie Johnson meet, New York sues Trump Foundation and more
Every day, 'Mic' brings you important stories from around the world that fuel conversation.
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Inspector General: Comey Botched Clinton Email Investigation, But Wasn’t Politically Motivated
James Comey was “insubordinate” and “dramatically” broke from FBI norms in his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server in 2016, but was not politically motivated in his actions, according to a scathing 568-p
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Snapchat’s Upcoming “Log In With Snapchat” Button Copies Facebook But Adds In Privacy
Facebook has lifted Snapchat features like Stories, selfie filters and streaks and brought them to its own apps like Instagram and Messenger. Now Snapchat is taking on a feature from Facebook. On Thursday, Snapchat launched Snap Kit. According to a
Mic2 min readPolitics
Movement Must-Reads: Trump’s Threats Against Chicago And Digitizing The Black Press’s Photo Archives
Plus, Kim Kardashian West's first in-person meeting with Alice Marie Johnson, whose prison sentence was commuted after Kardashian West lobbied President Donald Trump.
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Brie Larson Calls For More Inclusive Film Criticism: “Am I Saying I Hate White Dudes? No, I Am Not.”
"What I am saying is if you make a movie that is a love letter to women of color, there is an insanely low chance a woman of color will have a chance to see your movie, and review your movie.”
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