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Where's the Outrage?

That's the question a French friend posed last year after the Edward Snowden leaks revealed that the U.S. government was, in fact, violating the law by spying on American citizens.<p>In March 2013, White House Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified before the Senate Intelligence …

Father in missing family case arrested after police standoff

<b>(CNN) —</b> A California highway standoff ended Thursday when SWAT teams surrounded and arrested a father being sought in an Amber Alert along with four of his missing children, Montebello Police Department Capt. Luis Lopez told reporters.<p>The four children were recovered safely from the vehicle, Lopez …

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11 Best Hangover Foods

Don’t let a night out on the town lead to a bad (or missed) day on the bike. Here are 11 easy ways to cure—or even prevent—a hangover.<p>Holiday season means family, friends, parties, and drinks. All of which can lead to uncomfortable mornings spent hiding in dark rooms eating greasy food and …

Workflow pushes the limits of how powerful iOS can be

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103 Times Shonda Rhimes Totally "Handled" TV In 2014

ABC powerhouse writer and producer Shonda Rhimes gave us countless thrilling stories on Grey's Anatomy and Scandal this year. (Sadly, we couldn't include How to Get Away With Murder since she is an executive producer.) WARNING: ALL OF THE SPOILERS!<p>1. When April (Sarah Drew) and Jackson (Jesse …

Uber Is Aggressively Spamming Its Drivers And Customers With Text Messages

Uber has been bombarding its drivers, customers, and even drivers' friends with texts, Vice's Motherboard reports.<p>Motherboard obtained Federal Trade Commission complaints through a Freedom of Information Act Request.<p>Of the 53 complaints filed against Uber with the FTC, 14 were for "unsolicited text …

Go Inside NYC's Most Expensive Rental Apartment

Get your checkbooks ready...<p>On the 39th floor of the Pierre Hotel, an anonymous tenant is paying $500,000 a month to live in NYC's most expensive rental apartment, leased by Therese Bateman and Andres Perea-Garzon of TOWN Fifth Company. With 4,786 square feet of living space, six bedrooms and 6 1/2 …

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Investigators think Mississippi teen may not have been alone when she burned

<b>Batesville, Mississippi (CNN) —</b> Investigators "are looking at the strong possibility" someone was in the car with a 19-year-old Mississippi woman moments before a fire engulfed the vehicle, a prosecuting attorney said Friday.<p>But District Attorney John Champion would not say what led investigators …

The 20 Buzziest Couples of 2014

From joint collaborations to weddings and babies, these are the celebrity couples we couldn't get enough of this year.<p>From joint collaborations to weddings and babies, these are the celebrity couples we couldn't get enough of this year. Related: The Best Celebrity Weddings of 2014

Brazil psychopath serial killer 'strangled 38 women for fun'

Police are investigating the claims of Sailson Jose das Gracas, 26, who says he murdered dozens of women and would "do it again"<p>A 26-year-old Brazilian psychopath has confessed to being a prolific serial killer who murdered 38 women over the last decade.<p>Police in Rio de Janeiro are investigating …

How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …

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North West Already Has Her Paparazzi Pout Down

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, Kim Kardashian shares adorable Instagrams with baby North.<p>Let's face it, learning how to give good face to the paparazzi is as crucial a developmental skill for celebrity children as say, reading, walking, and learning how to use the grown-up toilet. (Those …

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The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Donald Trump Fires Aide for Letting Him Sound Dumb in a BuzzFeed Interview

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, Donald Trump literally said "you're fired" to one of his top political …

So, This Is What Men Mean When They Catcall Women

BuzzFeed's latest video is taking aim at the d-bags who can't let a lady walk a city block without shouting out some lewd remark or ordering her to …

How Well Do You Know Disney Channel Original Movie Morals?

There’s a time when we all choose to either quit or follow through. We are who we choose to be.

China Takes Down Video Of Putin Giving Blanket To First Lady

Chinese officials are not happy about a video showing Russian President Vladimir Putin giving a blanket to China's first lady, Peng Liyuan. The video was scrubbed.

Old Navy Explains Why It Charges More For Women's Plus-Size Clothes

The retailer's plus-size women's clothes are marked up, while men's plus-size clothes are not. Its owner Gap Inc. says the materials used for women are more expensive.<p>A group of customers is criticizing Old Navy for selling plus-size women's clothing at a markup, while men don't face higher prices …

Data Shows Congress Is In Love With Uber

Uber, but for endearing yourself to authority.<p>Here's something to make a mental note of as Uber continues its quest to take over the taxi and transportation industry in the U.S.: Congress loves Uber.<p>According to a new report from the D.C.-based firm Hamilton Place Strategies, which was culled from …

These Women Are Sticking Up Amazing Anti-Sexual Harassment Signs On The Metro

Tired of being groped and harassed on trains? You'll want to see these stickers.<p>Side note: Olga Volfson, shown in the tweet above, does not work for "Osez le Féminisme". She told BuzzFeed News that she is working with an another non profit that fights against street harassment, "Stop Harcèlement de …

How Facebook Decides Which Apps Get To Take Your Data

Earlier this year, Facebook implemented a review of apps that use Facebook login. Here are the results.<p>Earlier this year, Facebook implemented a review system for applications that access a user's Facebook data when they log in, as part of a crackdown on rogue apps that were asking for too much …

The Most Poignant Pot Comedy On The Internet

The fantastic web series High Maintenance is more than worth your time — it's even worth investing a few bucks.<p>The scruffily affable hero of <i>High Maintenance</i>, simply credited as the Guy, is a drug dealer.<p>More specifically, he delivers weed, sold by the eighth. He travels by bike, by subway, and by …

Catholic Archbishop Compares LGBT People To Undocumented Americans: "Love The Sinner"

"We have to help people to realize that they should not demonize the undocumented; nobody should be demonized because of their sexual orientation," said Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski to BuzzFeed News.<p>BALTIMORE — Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski compared the situation of LGBT people in places like …

Russia Cuts Sentence For "Occupy Pedophilia" Leader

Anti-LGBT figure Maxim Martsinkevich will now serve just under three years for extremism.<p>Russia shaved more than two years today off the sentence of Maxim Martsinkevich, the leader of an anti-LGBT vigilante group called Occupy Pedophilia, the country's TASS information agency …

Bette Midler, SJP, And Kathy Najimy Want To Make A "Hocus Pocus" Sequel

UPDATE: BuzzFeed News has confirmed that all three "sistahs" are ready to hop back on their brooms should Disney greenlight the project!<p>Are you ready for news that's cooler than Ice's haircut?<p>During a recent Reddit AMA to promote her new album, Bette Midler was repeatedly asked about <i>Hocus Pocus</i> — …

LGBT Leaders Square Off Over Future Of Fight For Anti-Discrimination Job Protections

With federal workplace legislation stalled, most LGBT advocates appear ready to embrace a 2012 ruling from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that protects trans workers. Except one: the National LGBTQ Task Force.<p>WASHINGTON — Advocates have had a tough time advancing federal LGBT workplace …

The 58 Most Memorable Comments Made On The "RHONJ" Season 6 Reunion

A CliffsNotes, if you will. Editor's note: Kathy Wakile's dictionary was not used in the making of this post.<p>The show had three new cast members in the sixth season — Amber Marchese, Nicole Napolitano, and Teresa Aprea — and one returning member from Season 1, Dina Manzo. Sisters-in-law Teresa …