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The women fighting for white male supremacy

“It was women that got Trump elected,” Lana Lokteff, one of the most prominent women in the American alt-right, told an audience earlier this year at an “ideas” conference in Stockholm. White women, she means, but when Lokteff — whose pale skin, long blonde hair, and light blue eyes help make her a …

10 genius products you can buy on Amazon that will completely change the vibe of your house

You’ve done your summer cleaning and now you’re in the process of doing some redecorating for fall. But as anyone who has attempted redecorating can …

Living Rooms

10 Foods That Science Suggests Really Do Contribute To Long-Term Health

A bad diet is now a leading cause of death across the globe. Much of this is due to the fact that people who had previously eaten much healthier, traditional diets are now eating more “Westernized” fare. And its effects on global health are, unfortunately, showing.<p>Here in the U.S., it can sometimes …

Nutrition

Utah nurse's arrest violated policies, investigation shows

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Utah police officers violated policies when they forcibly arrested a nurse who would not let them draw blood from an unconscious patient, an internal investigation found.<p>Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski said Wednesday the officers violated several city and department policies, …

A white security officer told police he was shot by a black man. Turns out, he'd shot himself.

In a dimly lit, wooded area on the southwest side of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn., the handgun Brent Ahlers brought to work accidentally discharged, wounding him.<p>As a security officer at the Catholic university, Ahlers knew the school did not typically arm its personnel, and he …

Law Enforcement

How the Low FODMAP Diet Changed My Life

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had “tummy troubles.” Now, let’s be honest. Digestive distress isn’t something fun to bring up at a dinner party or on a date. If you suffer from stomach problems like me, you’ve probably spent most of your life trying to hide it.<p>As a child, I can remember …

Wellness

Student asks to bring dog to class before Hurricane Irma, professor has the best response

Jessica Lewis is a student at Georgia Southern who, just like everyone at her university last week, was preparing to leave Statesboro ahead of …

Liberals sick of the alt-left are taking 'the red pill'

The mainstream media failed to see the rise of Donald Trump in 2016. Now it’s overlooking another grassroots movement that may soon be of equal significance— the growing number of liberals “taking the red pill.” People of all ages and ethnicities are posting YouTube videos describing “red pill …

Beheaded by the Nazis at age 21, Sophie Scholl died fighting against white supremacy

As a member of the White Rose, she called on the German public to wake up<p>“Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go,” 21-year-old Sophie Scholl …

Make a Better Chicken Stir-Fry with This Pro Tip

Let me introduce you to a chicken technique that has revolutionized how I stir-fry at home: velveting. This Chinese technique is most often used in …

Homeless man asked woman to move Porsche so he could sleep. Then she shot him, police say.

Around 3 a.m. one Saturday morning last month, Gerald Melton was trying to sleep — as he often did — on a sidewalk near Nashville’s Music Row, known as the heart of the city’s entertainment industry.<p>But the 54-year-old homeless man was “disturbed” by the smell of exhaust fumes and the sound of loud …

PETA and photographer David Slater settle monkey selfie saga

If a monkey takes a selfie in the forest, who owns the copyright? Animal activists from PETA and wildlife photographer David Slater have agreed on a …

This Woman’s Cleaning Plan Has Become an Internet Sensation

Do you follow the FlyLady? If not, here's a little backstory: the FlyLady is a site dedicated to organizing and cleaning your home, started by Marla …

The subtle ways colleges discriminate against poor students, explained in a cartoon - Vox

We stunt upward mobility and make college a finishing school for the affluent.<p>A few years ago, hundreds of college administrators received a survey in the mail. It was designed to figure out what they believed it takes to succeed in college.<p>The survey listed 12 skills that colleges generally expect …

College & University

Steve Bannon’s 60 Minutes Interview Proved Anthony Scaramucci Right

If there were ever a political equivalent of the sentiment “She think she cute!” it is undoubtedly Steve Bannon. Last night, President Donald Trump’s …

Trump Can't Appear on Hurricane Harvey Telethon Unless Obama Does Too, Organizer Says

“After what he did in Charlottesville, he’s not a symbol of unity and it would rub people the wrong way.,” rapper Bun B says of current POTUS<p>Sorry, …

This Garlicky Herb Condiment Is What Your Breakfast Has Been Missing | MyRecipes

Although it looks like a classic basil pesto, proper attention should be paid to zhoug. This spicy, garlicky, herby paste is so exciting, after …

Donald Trump's cybersecurity advisers resign en masse, accuse US president of ignoring national security

<b>Washington:</b> Seven members of Donald Trump's cybersecurity team, including an Indian-origin data scientist, have resigned, accusing the US president …

Donald Trump

Arrest Made in Beating of Charlottesville Teacher, Second Suspect Sought

Deandre Harris suffered head gashes, a broken wrist and a chipped tooth<p>Police have arrested a man accused in the beating of Deandre Harris, a black …

Confused sunflowers during eclipse?

A solar eclipse causes changes in the sun and sky, in the illumination of the landscape around you, in animals … but in plants?<p>Hi, everybody. …

Bill Maher's Advice to America When Trump Leaves Office: Get Everything in Writing (Video)

“Moving forward, every previously unwritten rule about the presidency must be written down,” the “Real Time” host says<p>Bill Maher has some advice for …

Prince William Finally Reveals Who Decided He and Harry Should Walk Behind Diana's Coffin

Should young Prince William and Prince Harry have been made to march behind the coffin of their mother Princess Diana?<p>At the time, Diana’s brother, …

Trump Looking at Eclipse Without Glasses Becomes Instant Meme

"Scientists: Don't look straight at sun during eclipse. Trump: Hold my glasses."<p>Millions of Americans on Monday looked to the sky to see the solar …

12 Year Old Kicked Off a Flight for Failing to Pay Unaccompanied Minor Fee

Frontier Airlines is rapidly developing a reputation as <i>worst airline in the United States</i> and that’s no easy feat considering United and David Dao, …

Counter-protesters block neo-Nazi march to Berlin prison

BERLIN (AP) — Left-wing groups and Berlin residents prevented more than 500 far-right extremists from marching Saturday to the place where …

9 Small Bites That Prove Eating With Your Fingers Is Totally Acceptable

Snacks can be stressful. Whether you're preparing to entertain your friends or just looking for a lighter bite, finding food that is small enough to …

The Secret to Making the Most Addictive Scrambled Eggs

“I never much liked the texture of scrambled eggs,” admits Lexie Smith. “By the time they get to the plate, they so often seem like the worst version of the medium—chunky, tough, flavorless.” Still, the artist-chef was determined to create a version that even she could get behind: “I took what I …

If You're Having An Awful Day, Here Are 16 Times Gordon Ramsay Was Nice To Children

"I'm not leaving until you laugh."

These states have introduced bills to protect drivers who run over protesters

<b>(CNN) —</b> The death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Virginia, has renewed focus on bills that surfaced this year in a half-dozen state legislatures that proposed limited protections for drivers who cause injury or death to protesters.<p>None of the legislation has been enacted so far.<p>Lawmakers in …

Rhode Island

Jon Stewart eviscerates Donald Trump and white supremacists in a surprise set at Dave Chappelle's show

Jon Stewart might not have the <i>The Daily Show</i> platform at his disposal any longer, but that hasn't stopped the comedian from sharing his political …

United States