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'Never seen anything like this': Inside Indonesia's LGBT crackdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> In less than 18 months, being gay in Indonesia has gone from widely tolerated to just plain dangerous.<p>An unprecedented wave of police raids, vigilante attacks, and calls for the criminalization of homosexual sex have left many in the country's LGBT community fearing for their safety.<p>"(Gay …

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Stephen Colbert On Trump’s Unhinged Press Conference: ‘No, You Inherited A Fortune, We Elected A Mess’

The madness of Donald Trump’s afternoon solo press conference yesterday left late night shows scrambling to rewrite scripts, with Seth Meyers calling the 75 minute tirade “batsh*t crazy,” Trevor Noah referring to the president as “Hurricane Trump,” and Kimmel comparing the whole thing to Charlie …

24 Warm Dessert Recipes for All of Your Winter Sweets Needs

Winter is the perfect time of year to hone your baking skills. After all, there’s nothing cozier than cuddling up on the couch with a soft blanket and a tray of warm brownies, fresh from the oven. A mug of spiked hot chocolate sipped in front of the fire does the trick too, and we’d never turn our …

Here's how we ranked the best Caribbean islands

For this ranking, we used four criteria: accessibility, average cost of a hotel room, number of attractions, and a beach density index score, which we'll explain below.<p>We weighted these criteria equally, because getting there with ease can be just as important as perfecting your tan.<p>In most …

Melania Trump Planned to Use the Office of First Lady to Sell You Stuff

Like sassy slogan tees and a gilded safe-space bird cage.<p>On Monday, news broke that Melania Trump planned to use her position as First Lady to launch a lifestyle brand. Today, shoppers everywhere are dying to know what the President’s wife might want to give us in exchange for our money.<p>As Mrs. …

Tamron Hall, Kelly Ripa and More Morning TV Hosts Blindsided by Their Networks

Behind-the-scenes drama! <b>Tamron Hall</b> wasn’t the first morning-TV host to be blindsided by her employer. <b>Kelly Ripa</b>, <b>Ann Curry</b> and more went through …

7 trips you need to add to your bucket

Let’s go everywhere…<p>There are millions of places to travel and very few days to actually do it. One cannot expect to see the vast globe in one …

Festivals

Leap Second: Here’s Why 2016 Is Going to Be Just a Tiny Bit Longer

Mary Tyler Moore

James Corden just gave us the perfect Christmas gift — a star-studded Carpool Karaoke!

What could be better than hearing one amazing singer tooling around town with "The Late Late Show's" James Corden?<p>How about over a dozen singers?<p>OK, they didn't all fit into his car at once, but in a new Holiday Carpool Karaoke special video viewers were in for a totally delightful treat, as …

Colorado sold an absurd amount of weed in 2016

Colorado's cannabis enthusiasts are celebrating after a milestone was announced on Monday.<p>In the first 10 months of 2016, the state sold more than $1 …

Boosie BadAzz Drops Epic Holiday Mixtape: ‘Happy Thanksgiving & Merry Christmas’

What a way to kick off the holiday season! Rapper Boosie BadAzz dropped an epic mixtape called ‘Happy Thanksgiving & Merry Christmas’ on Nov. 23, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

NHS referred 420 staff and patients over 'radicalisation'

<b>The NHS referred 420 patients and staff to police in England and Wales in a year over concerns they were at risk of radicalisation, the BBC has learned.</b><p>National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) figures show an average of 35 referrals a month in the year to July 2016 - up from 21 a month the previous …

Mental Health

Tesla is finally building an SUV — and they want it to appeal to women

With the X, Tesla will at last have a car to satisfy the consumer's craving for crossovers and SUVs.<p>The Model S has been a home run for the company — they are selling as many they can build.<p>However, as Tesla marches towards its future as the mass-market manufacturer of Elon Musk's visions, the …

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