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'There's a virus in our country': The 'Trump effect' and rise of hate groups, explained

Not long after it launched in 1971, the<p>Southern Poverty Law Centermade a name for itself as a standard-bearer in the fight for civil rights.<p>Since then, the Montgomery, Ala.-based nonprofit has filed dozens of lawsuits over the years targeting groups that include law enforcement and government …

Rights & Freedoms

22 promises Trump made in his speech to Congress, in one chart

The speech largely focused on things he wants to keep out of the country.<p>Donald Trump began his speech to a joint session of Congress with many promises — broad promises, such as, “I will not allow the mistakes of recent decades past to define the course of our future.”<p>But he quickly transitioned …

Swastika scrawlings unnerve three US cities

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police are investigating a flurry of swastika vandalism over the weekend in three major US cities.<p>Chicago Police released a surveillance video Saturday that shows a man smashing the front window of a synagogue and placing swastikas on the front door.<p>In the video, the suspect pulls up to the …

New York City

Trump’s uninhabitable world: The EPA starts to remove Obama-era information from its site | Salon.com

Putting the web page changes together with Trump's statements dismissing climate change gives a clearer picture of his vision of "America First." It likely signals that the United States will be stepping back from addressing global climate change. And by removing the information, it could give …

Climate

The Latest: Tribal chair: Army Corps to close camp access

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local):<p>6:55 p.m.<p>The chairman of the Standing Rock …

Chuck Todd clashes with Trump aide over 'bogus' online polls

A top aide to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpPastor at Trump rally prays to shield Trump from 'jungle journalism' Bill Russell: Being criticized by …

Government

What Your Tongue Color And Shape Says About Your Health?

The moisture, texture and color of your tongue can sometimes be the key that will determine the overall state of your health. Here we have few key …

This Documentary Shows How Terrifying the Cops' Military-Grade Weapons Are

We talked to director Craig Atkinson about his harrowing debut film 'Do Not Resist,' which shows the increasing reality of America's militarized police force.<p>When <i>Do Not Resist</i> director Craig Atkinson turned his camera toward the Ferguson protests in August 2014, he figured by the time his film was …

Andrew Sadek Interview (Redacted)

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Fourth of July

The long-imprisoned revolutionary and author, who disdains the current political theater, says the broken, racist American system “has to be torn up, …

Donald Trump

Michelle Obama Shares Her Own Struggles with Sexism in This Inspiring Speech

After their milestone trip to Cuba, the First Family continued on to Argentina, where First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage. Obama, who has …

The $20,000 iPod: vintage Apple products net the big bucks on eBay

Like baseball cards and Beanie Babies, old-school Apple products have become lucrative collectables that are selling online for thousands of dollars<p>If you are one of those people who hoards old electronics, then you might be able to cash in those iPods from the early 2000s for a few hundred dollars …

The True Story of the Booze, Bullfights, and Brawls That Inspired Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway’s debut novel gave a voice to the Lost Generation—often by lifting it directly from his affluent expat circle in post-war Paris. A new book by Lesley M. M. Blume recounts the scandalous trip to Pamplona that inspired Jake Barnes, Lady Brett Ashley, Robert Cohn, and the characters …

The case for using iTunes, not iCloud, to back up your iPhone

Privacy is one argument, but it’s not the only one.<p>Since iOS 8 was released in September 2014, Apple has encrypted the local storage of all iPhones. …

Information Systems

Here's the Only Home Renovation List You'll Need

Check out this everything-and-the-kitchen-sink guide to nailing that next project.<p>Before you hammer away at your home improvement to-do list, check out this to-the-letter guide to nailing that next project.

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