Michele Dunlap

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'Infinity War' Damage Report: Who's Alive, Who's Dead, Who Will Come Back?

As Doctor Strange told Tony Stark, the Avengers are in the endgame now.<p><b>Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War are ahead.</b><p>With the snap of his fingers, …

Avengers: Infinity War suffers from a huge plot hole

Thanos has a definite plan, and it makes no sense<p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> digs into Thanos’ motivations, but it also introduces a rather gaping plot hole while doing so. This issue doesn’t exist in the comics, where Thanos has a very different reason for collecting the Infinity Stones.<p>[<b>Warning</b>: This …

The worst superhero movies of all time

Ryan Reynolds starred in "Paper Man."Artfire Films<p>There is no denying that Marvel and DC Comics release the biggest amount of great superhero movies on a regular basis. On the Marvel side, there are the very lucrative "Avengers" films, the critically-acclaimed "Thor: Ragnarok," as well as the films …

From the archive: Dr. King Is Slain in Memphis; Troops Ordered Into City

<i>[Editor’s Note: This is the original story published by The Washington Post about the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.]</i><p>MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 4 — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed by a sniper today when he strolled alone onto the balcony of his hotel.<p>Gov. Buford …

Law Enforcement

The four days in 1968 that reshaped D.C.

Disable animations<p>The day had been warm and breezy, with a high near 70. But the teeming intersection of 14th and U streets was tense. There had been an ugly fight there two days before. Objects had been thrown at police, and two arrests had been made. As the sun set, this cultural and financial …

‘That stain of bloodshed’: After King’s assassination, RFK calmed an angry crowd with an unforgettable speech

As darkness took hold on April 4, 1968, newly declared presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy stepped in front of a microphone atop a flatbed truck in a poor, predominantly black neighborhood in Indianapolis.<p>Looking out onto the crowd, Kennedy turned and quietly asked a city official, “Do they …

Fifty years ago some called D.C. ‘the colored man’s paradise.’ Then paradise erupted.

On June 17, 1963, the body of murdered civil rights leaderMedgar Evers was borne through the streets of Washington, bound for a historic black church on 14th Street.<p>People bared their heads and wept as the hearse passed, followed by hundreds of mourners. Evers had been assassinated in Mississippi …

Black History

‘I still see the scars’: Those who remember 1968 see beyond the city’s progress

For 50 years, friends and relatives have advised Larry Rosen to forget about the riots.<p>But as the 94-year-old sat one recent afternoon in a Maryland retirement home, sifting through a pile of old photographs, he said his reply remains the same: “It’s hard to forget.”<p>The photos show the pharmacy he …

From the archive: Martin Luther King Jr.

<i>[Editor’s Note: This is the original editorial published by The Washington Post following the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.]</i><p>To each generation of mankind is given one or two rare spirits, touched by some divinity, who see visions and dream dreams. Committed to something outside …

After bloodshed in earlier U.S. riots, D.C. police showed restraint in 1968 unrest

Six weeks after rioting destroyed huge swaths of Washington in 1968, one of the city’s supervisors in Congress, an unrepentant segregationist named John L. McMillan, convened a committee hearing to grill public safety officials about their handling of the crisis. “Johnny Mac,” as folks called him, …

Justice

U.S. government acknowledges phone spying devices in Washington

The U.S. government has publicly acknowledged for the first time there are devices in Washington, D.C., that foreign spies and criminals can use to …

Surveillance

Black Panther is a joyous game changer for Marvel

The movie soars on the spirit of its heroes and its villain.<p>Black Panther has been an Avenger for the past 50 years, created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in 1966. What Kirby and Lee created, and what subsequent writers and artists have since refined, is one of the smartest and most powerful members …

How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

Comic Books

Chris Rock’s Netflix Special Is The Standup Comeback You’ve Been Waiting For

After some disappointing recent comebacks (cough, Dave Chappelle, cough), Rock’s brand-new “Tamborine” delivers on the comic’s promise.<p>Netflix’s approach to cornering the standup comedy market has been, shall we say, <i>aggressive</i>. The monolithic streaming platform has commissioned hours from just …

The GOP tax plan could lead to a brain drain

Graduate students and their professors say their careers and programs are threatened by a provision of the House Republican tax bill that proposes …

Trump Administration

Trump creates American Technology Council to 'modernize' US government

The White House has issued an executive order creating the American Technology Council. "Americans deserve better digital services from their government," Donald Trump writes. "The Federal Government must transform and modernize its information technology and how it uses and delivers digital …

The NFL draft's best players available: Day 3 prospects who will make an impact

One hundred and seven picks down, another 146 to go before this year’s NFL draft is in the books. With three rounds already complete, most of the …

Netflix brings offline viewing to Windows 10 PCs and tablets

Netflix added support for offline viewing on iOS and Android late last year, and today it’s bringing the same feature to Windows 10, with the exception of Windows 10 mobile devices. Arriving now in the updated Windows 10 application, a subset of the Netflix catalog can be downloaded to your PC or …

As privacy concerns loom, what are you doing to protect your browsing history? [Poll]

Over the past week, a variety of privacy concerns have emerged as the Trump administration is set to rollback select FCC protections for browsing history. As we outlined last week, however, there are a variety of ways to go about protecting yourself when it comes to online privacy.<p>What are you …

A Hilarious New Instagram Account Imagines Absurd High-Fashion Situations, Like If Kellyanne Conway Went to Paris Fashion Week

Bernie Sanders in Balenciaga? Kellyanne Conway at Paris Fashion Week? A Maison Margiela model on the subway? The hilarious new Instagram account @siduations asks, why not?<p>The account's creator, Sidney Prawatyotin, has long and varied background in the fashion industry, from working at magazines and …

The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections

Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump on Tuesday that wipes away landmark online privacy protections, the first salvo in what is likely to become a significant reworking of the rules governing Internet access in an era of Republican dominance.<p>In a party-line vote, House Republicans …

Net Neutrality

Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S8

Next week in New York, Samsung will finally reveal the Galaxy S8. The handset has a lot riding on it — not simply because it’s a brand-defining flagship from one of the biggest names in the business or because the company seems to have delayed it quite a bit as it’s worked to get things right. Next …

FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign, multiple US officials briefed on the matter tell CNN.<p>But a White …

Donald Trump

These are the London Fashion Week designers shaping the way we see gender

By Hannah Moore <i>Newsbeat reporter at London Fashion Week</i><p><b>London Fashion Week has traditionally only been aimed at women, but seven of the major catwalk shows this season have mixed in menswear.</b><p>Added to that, we've seen men modelling women's wear, unisex clothing brands and androgynous designs that …

Each and Every Star Baring It All on Instagram This Year

If there's one thing stars love more than dressing up, it's stripping down. There's no doubt that last year had its fair share of steamy moments, but this year was pretty hot thanks to a select number of celebrities. Lea Michele kicked off the new year by baring it all, while Chrissy Teigen …

Nicki Minaj

Fashion Is Getting Political — If You See Someone Wearing a White Bandana, Here's What it Means

Fashion season is in full swing; designers, models, and fashionistas are coming together to see the latest and greatest pricey apparel.<p>And perhaps no …

London's Street Style Stars Can't Get Enough of These 4 Colours

Pink and purple have been two of the prettiest colours that Instagram and the runway are obsessed with. But when it comes to London Fashion Week …

Street Style

This Dutch Model Is the Latest Breakout Star of London Fashion Week

Every model eventually makes her Fashion Week debut, but only a select few have done it alongside supermodels. When Dutch model Myrthe Bolt stepped onto Miu Miu’s runway back for Spring, she did so with big names such as Gigi Hadid, Anna Ewers, and Julia Nobis. The experience primed Bolt for her …

The Best Street Style From London Fashion Week

Our man behind the lens, Tyler Joe, is at it again, snapping the freshest looks seen off the runway. Check back for daily inspiration from the best-dressed showgoers at London Fashion Week.

Fashion Week