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In rambling speech, Trump renews attacks on immigrants: “They will come by the millions.”

President Donald Trump is not letting the backlash to family separation policies deter him from telling his supporters how he really feels about …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she was kicked out of Virginia restaurant because she works for Trump

It’s becoming increasingly hard to dine in public if you’re a member of the Trump administration complicit in carrying out the president’s agenda.<p>On …

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Trump says new poll numbers show voters think Russia probe is a “witch hunt.” He’s wrong.

On Saturday, Donald Trump woke up and began his day by firing off a message to his closest advisers.<p>“Poll numbers plummet on the Democrat inspired …

Donald Trump

Immigration workers: “We should be looking at ending immigrant detention as a whole”

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to bring America to its feet screaming — where that immovable red line in the sand is — it seems safe to say …

Immigration

Kim’s meetings with Xi Jinping underscore China’s sway over potential North Korean denuclearization

Kim Jong Un this week met for the third time in as many months with Chinese President Xi Jinping — a sign of increasing cooperation between Beijing …

North Korea

Critics call out Candace Owens’ transphobic views — and want Kanye West, Caitlyn Jenner to do same

Transgender advocates and at least one conservative critic are beginning to call out Candace Owens, the Kanye West-endorsed black conservative …

LGBTQI

Mic Daily: An $18 million fundraiser, the importance of the Supreme Court’s latest ruling and more

Welcome to Mic Daily: <i>Mic</i>’s short, smart email newsletter that cuts through the noise and lands in your inbox every weekday. We carefully curate each …

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Antoni Porowski of ‘Queer Eye’ opens up (a little) about his new restaurant in New York City

Very few get the chance to receive a makeover from the Fab Five on Netflix’s <i>Queer Eye</i> series — but it may not be long before everyone gets a chance …

Queer Eye

Who’s Sorry This Week? Rachel Maddow, Peter Fonda, Burger King and other public apologies

Another week, another deluge of apologies.<p>In Who’s Sorry This Week? <i>Mic</i> tracks down the most prominent mea culpas from celebrities, companies and …

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What Melania Trump wore her 74th week as first lady — including that “I really don’t care” jacket

It was such a serenely quiet week for Melania Trump and her fashion until about 2 p.m. Thursday, when the world saw the jacket that Trump wore on her …

Michelle Obama

The Supreme Court’s Fourth Amendment ruling is a major victory for digital privacy rights

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Americans’ right to keep their digital information private Friday, as they ruled that cell phone location data is …

Privacy

While you weren’t looking: 5 things Trump’s Cabinet did this week besides separating families

This week, the nation’s attention was mostly laser-focused on the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the border.<p>But as …

Trump Administration

Beyoncé and Jay-Z inspired a new challenge meme and now people on Twitter are going “Apeshit”

On Saturday, Beyoncé and Jay-Z dropped nine new songs on the world in an album called <i>Everything Is Love</i>. The second song on the album is “Apeshit,” a …

Music Videos

This week in food and travel: Plastic straws are getting the boot

It’s no secret the world has a plastic problem: the World Economic Forum estimates there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by the year 2050.<p>…

Sustainability

‘The Conners’: Here’s everything we know so far about the second ‘Roseanne’ reboot

It’s been less than a month since ABC announced it was canceling the rebooted version of <i>Roseanne</i> following racist and offensive tweets from star …

Roseanne Conner

How a $1,500 fundraiser for immigrants ballooned to $18 million, and what will happen with the money

As American citizens hear more stories of children crying and begging as they’re separated from their parents at the southern United States border, …

Immigration

Tommy Dorfman, Pearl, Rai Flowers, Chella Man and more team up for Asos x GLAAD Pride collection

For the second year in a row, Asos has teamed up with GLAAD to create a limited-edition pride-themed capsule collection. Every item of the 22-piece …

LGBTQI

A food trail celebrating Anthony Bourdain may be coming to New Jersey

One New Jersey politician wants to honor Anthony Bourdain with a commemorative food trail following some of the late chef’s favorite …

New Jersey

Supreme Court says the government needs a warrant to search your cellphone location data

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled the government needs a warrant to obtain your personal cellphone location data — a pro-criminal defendant decision …

Surveillance

How ‘Sorry to Bother You’ and ‘Madeline’s Madeline’ are pushing independent filmmaking forward

Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAMCinemaFest, which began its 10th anniversary festival Wednesday, occupies unique territory in the landscape of …

Film Festivals

Feminist brand Wildfang puts its own spin on Melania Trump’s jacket with an “I really care” line

On Thursday, the world was given one of the most thoughtless fashion statements a first lady has made in recent memory.<p>On her way to visit facilities …

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Why a gay bar denied entry to a blind queer person — and how to improve spaces for the disabled

Lynn Zelvin, 58, is blind and queer, and despite a desire for community, rarely frequents LGBTQ bars or spaces. Zelvin, who uses the pronouns they …

LGBTQI

Today in Trump’s America: House Republicans have embarrassing setback on immigration reform vote

<i>Welcome to Mic’s daily read on Donald Trump’s America. Want to receive this as a daily email in your inbox?</i> <i>Subscribe here</i><i>.</i><p><i>Good morning from</i> <i>Emily</i> …

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Mic Daily: Melania’s “I really don’t care” coat, lawsuits alleging immigrant abuses and more

Welcome to <i>Mic</i> Daily: <i>Mic</i>’s short, smart email newsletter that cuts through the noise and lands in your inbox every weekday. We carefully curate each …

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Lawsuits allege widespread abuse at immigrant detention centers where minors are being held

Unaccompanied immigrant children held in private, government-funded juvenile detention centers are alleging widespread physical and mental abuse in a …

Immigration

House Republicans fail to pass conservative immigration bill, postpone vote on compromise bill

House Republicans on Thursday failed to pass a conservative immigration bill that would have offered only temporary protection to Deferred Action for …

Immigration

Melania Trump wore a jacket that read “I really don’t care” before visiting detained children

Good afternoon, people of America. Hope you’ve had a nice day before reading this because... yikes.<p>On Thursday, first lady Melania Trump made what is …

United States

Methodist minister Lea Matthews is on a mission to stop an undocumented mother from being deported

When Rev. Lea Matthews answered her phone in early June, she did not realize the call would be a divine one.<p>“I got a call on a Saturday night and was …

Immigration

Progressive groups plan to air ads of crying migrant children nationwide

When the investigative news organization <i>ProPublica</i> first released the now-infamous audio of a crying 6-year-old child who had been separated from her …

Immigration

#OneVidaAtATime challenge: More TV writers rooms join call to help families separated at the border

In the midst of a chaotic week, as outrage swelled over a Trump administration decision to separate children and infants from their parents at the …

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