Trump Is Set To Remove Birth Control Coverage For Up To 55 Million Women

August 24, 2017

President Donald Trump is set to revoke a federal rule that requires employers to cover birth control in their health insurance plans at no cost to women, The New York Times reports. The mandate for free contraceptive coverage was instituted by former President Barack Obama in 2012 via the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), and has been a consistent point of controversy with employers who object to it on religious grounds….

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A White Navy Vet Kneeled In A Black Lives Matter Shirt And Everyone Lost It

In the aftermath of the shootings of Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott, two unarmed black men, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets and to social media to protest police brutality against the African-American community. Right before kickoff on Friday night, football cheerleaders for DeSoto and Cedar Hill high schoolstook a knee during the playing of the National Anthem. However, it appears it wasnt the first…

August 23, 2017
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United CEO Apologizes Again After First Mea Culpa Falls Flat

August 23, 2017

United Continental Holdings Inc. struggled to contain spiraling fallout over a passenger’s forcible removal from a flight as efforts at damage control fell flat. Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz even made another attempt at saying he was sorry. On Tuesday he offered his “deepest apologies for what happened” and said the airline would conduct a review of its procedures and policies to be completed by April 30. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg “No…

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Donald Trump: Nigel Farage would be great UK ambassador – BBC News

August 23, 2017

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Michelle Obama poured her heart out on stage at Democratic convention

August 23, 2017

Image: alex wong/Getty Images It’s been a long night of political heavy hitters at the Democratic National Convention, but First Lady Michelle Obama has officially stolen the show. After a long night punctuated by heavy storms and Bernie Sanders supporters booing, Obama came on stage and brought together an entire auditorium. Though she mocked Trump for being a “140 character” candidate, her speech seemed primed to be retweeted, reshared, rewatched….

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Rather than let his student’s baby continue to cry, this professor took matters into his own hands.

August 22, 2017

Professor Sydney Engelberg was in the middle of teaching his Organizational Behavior course when all of a sudden, a baby started to cry. Artist’s rendition. Image via Thinkstock. The baby belonged to one of his students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. But rather than get flustered, or frustrated, or ask the student to leave, Professor Engelberg did something extraordinary… He walked up to where the student was sitting with…

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The story behind Michelle Obama’s state dinner dress makes it even more stunning.

August 22, 2017

For the very last time, President Obama and the first lady hosted a state dinner in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 18, 2016. They graciously welcomed Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, to the White House with open arms. And the two power couples showed the world why diplomacy is certainly the most fashionable way to go about foreign policy, that’s for sure. Unsurprisingly, however, it was…

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IKEAs Genius Recipe Posters Make Cooking Effortless With A Simple Trick

August 22, 2017

The Canadian branch of the Swedish furniture tycoon teamed up with Toronto-based marketing company Leo Burnett to create Cook This Page, an ingenious set of illustrated recipes which they unveiled at a recent IKEA Canada kitchen event. Each one displays drawings of the ingredients needed, and the prospective chef just has to fill in the blanks. The best part? They’re all printed on parchment paper using food-safe ink, so once…

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Muslim women are too scared to wear the hijab today

August 22, 2017

Image: : AP PHOTO/ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO/TWITTER LONDON The world has woken up to the news that Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump calls for total ban on Muslims entering the U.S. While many are celebrating Trump’s victory right now, some Muslim women are expressing fear that they may be targeted by hate crime. In December 2015, Trump called for a total ban on…

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Congress Just Ignored Trump And Boosted America’s Science Funding

August 21, 2017

Believe it or not, in this newfound age of Alternative Facts, some good news has just emerged from the intertwined worlds of science and politics. Based on an advanced copy of Americas budget for the 2017 financial year, it looks like there has been an actual increase in science funding across the board, and rather wonderfully, Trumps requests to have it cut have been comprehensively ignored. Former President Obama signed…

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Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business Transactions

August 21, 2017

The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the fell as traders worried that the probe could derail Trump’s growth agenda. The dollar fell against the euro and U.S. government bonds rose. The president told the New York Times on Wednesday that any digging into matters beyond Russia would be out of bounds. Trump’s businesses have involved Russians for years, however, making the boundaries fuzzy. The Justice Department’s May 17…

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Obama’s Charlottesville tweet is most liked in Twitter history

August 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)Former President Barack Obama’s tweet reacting to the attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, is the most liked tweet ever on the social network. The quote was split into three tweets, the first of which included a photo of him greeting a group of children through a window taken by photographer Pete Souza at a day care facility next to his daughter Sasha’s school in Bethesda, Maryland, in 2011.

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Trump says both sides to blame amid Charlottesville backlash

August 21, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump, in a staggering, impromptu news conference in New York on Tuesday, blamed the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend on both sides of the conflict — equating the white supremacists on one side with the “alt-left” on the other side — after his top White House aides spent days trying to clean up after Trump’s initial vague response to the violence. “I think there is blame…

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Practising Music Improves The Symmetry Of Your Brain

August 21, 2017

I would argue that its impossible to find someone who isnt moved by a particular song or piece of music. Like storytelling, making musicis a universal human trait, shared across all cultures for many thousands of years. It has a unique effect on the brain, inducing powerful emotional responses. A new study in PLOS ONE confirms that music, if we make it our profession, actually rewires the circuitry of our…

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He used to be homeless. Now he’s a mayor. And he’s only 28.

August 21, 2017

When you walk into the office of the 28-year-old mayor of Ithaca, New York, you get an instant taste of what it means to have a young person running your city. An LED display mounted above the couch in his office flashes text messages that are sent directly to the mayor, Svante Myrick. The messages arent censored and are posted instantly for anyone within eyesight to read. Photo by Blake…

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More than half the nation’s governors say Syrian refugees not welcome

August 20, 2017

(CNN)More than half the nation’s governors say they oppose letting Syrian refugees into their states, although the final say on this contentious immigration issue will fall to the federal government. States protesting the admission of refugees range from Alabama and Georgia, to Texas and Arizona, to Michigan and Illinois, to Maine and New Hampshire. Among these31 states, all but one have Republican governors. The announcements came after authorities revealed that…

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Syrian refugees not welcome here, governors of 21 states say

August 20, 2017

(CNN)The governors of at least 21 states have announced they will not accept Syrian refugees. The states range from Alabama and Georgia, to Texas and Arizona, to Michigan and Illinois, to Maine and New Hampshire. The announcements, coming overwhelmingly by Republican leaders, came after authorities revealed that at least one of the suspects believed to be involved in the Paris terrorist attacks entered Europe among the current wave of Syrian…

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The internet’s response to Hillary Clinton’s concession speech will make you tear up.

August 20, 2017

Earlier today, Hillary Clinton delivered her concession speech, bringing the 2016 presidential election to a close. It was a speech few people thought she would have to make. Every poll and projection imaginable had her winning the election handily, and the Javits Convention Center, which was supposed to be the site of her victory party, instead slowly transformed into a site of tears and shock. For many, Clinton’s campaign represented…

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Cuba to Trump: US in no ‘condition to lecture us’ on human rights

August 20, 2017

(CNN)Responding to President Donald Trump’s announcement Friday that he is reversing the Obama administration’s steps to normalize relations with Cuba, the Castro government said the US is in no “condition to lecture us.” Under the President’s executive order, the Trump administration will begin strictly enforcing the exemptions that allow travel between the US and Cuba and prohibit commerce with Cuban businesses owned by the military and intelligence services. Trump also…

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I Am Not A ‘Netflix And Chill’ Kind Of Girl

August 19, 2017

I am not just a Netflix and chill kind of girl. Not the Not the . Not the type. No. I am the kind of girl that wants you to take me on a crazy adventure to the backyard. Push me on the tree swing and tell me about your life, your hometown, your high school best friend. Lets take a walk around the block. Lets skip rocks on the…

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Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon fired

August 19, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon has been fired, multiple White House officials told CNN on Friday. “White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve’s last day. We are grateful for his service and wish him the best,” Sanders said in a statement.

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Virginia governor to white nationalists: ‘Go home … shame on you’

August 19, 2017

Charlottesville, Virginia (CNN)One person was killed and 19 were hurt when a speeding car slammed into a throng of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, where a “Unite the Right” rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups had been scheduled to take place, the city tweeted on its verified account. Two Virginia State Patrol troopers were killed in a helicopter crash while “assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation in Charlottesville,”…

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White Supremacists Taking Ancestry Tests Aren’t Happy About The Results

August 19, 2017

Not too long ago, white nationalism was a fringe movement of isolated people. Now, it’s gained a very ugly new relevance. Tiki torches are lit, Twitter feeds are flared, and tempers are hot. Along with this misled reinterpretation of supposed “identity politics”, we also live at a time where it’s never been easier or cheaper to get hold of a genetic ancestry test (GAT). Aaron Panofsky and Joan Donovan, two…

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7 things George W. Bush said that we should remember in 2016.

August 19, 2017

With sometimes confusing lines like, “Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?” and “I think we can agree, the past is over,” the 43rd president of the United States was well known for his “Bushisms.” While his sillier quotes often stand out, George W. Bush actually said some pretty thoughtful, poignant things during his time as president (though, to be sure, his policy positions didn’t always align with…

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