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Barack Obama 'chokes up' giving Ellen DeGeneres 'Medal of Freedom'

Barack Obama has awarded his last Presidential Medals of Freedom to a host of America's most famous faces but it's his moving tribute to Ellen DeGeneres that has got people talking.<p>Tom Hanks, Robert DeNiro and Diana Ross were among those to receive America's highest civilian award.<p>When it came to …

5 great Apple Watch accessories

Apple Watch remains the world’s best-selling smartwatch and with the second edition now available it is taking a slice of the fitness tracker market, …

Apple confirms October 27 event, likely to release new MacBook Pro line

Yesterday we found out that Apple might have something up its sleeve for the end of the month. After operating under the assumption that Apple’s October event would feature the long-awaited MacBook Pro refresh, industry professionals were starting to lose faith that such an event would actually …

Amy Goodman Is Facing Jail Time for Reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline. That Should Scare Us All.

<i>Update: Case dismissed! On Monday, October 17, District Judge John Grinsteiner rejected the “riot” charge that had been leveled against Amy Goodman</i> …

Utah Rejects Donald Trump’s Advances, as Evan McMullin Emerges as the Conservative Alternative

Utah’s Mormon majority has never taken kindly to Donald Trump’s bombastic style, and an insurgent independent candidate appears poised to take his …

Sanders' campaign continues despite Obama's support for Clinton

He may have been beaten by Hillary Clinton but Bernie Sanders is still on the campaign trail.<p>Despite both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden declaring their support for Clinton, Sanders has only committed to joining his rival in fighting against Donald Trump.<p>After a series of big …

Government

Young people who have been energized by the Democratic candidate’s campaign are getting inspired to stay involved in politics, whether or not he is elected<p>In early 2015, before #feelthebern existed, before there was A Future To Believe In, before the nation was introduced to the Brooklyn …

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'Cardiogram' App Update Brings Native Apple Watch Support, 3D Touch, and More

HealthKit-enabled Apple Watch app Cardiogram has received its 1.0 release, bringing native watchOS 2 compatibility, 3D Touch for supporting devices, and a redesigned interface.<p>The app has been developed in collaboration with researchers at the University of California San Francisco's Health eHeart …

To my friend, Bernie Sanders: “You have helped shape the next generation”

The former secretary of labor lauds the senator’s campaign and lays out next steps for the progressive movement<p>Dear Bernie:<p>I don’t know what you’re going to do from here on, and I’m not going to advise you. You’ve earned the right to figure out the next steps for your campaign and the movement you …

Bernie Sanders pledges to stay in race

<b>Santa Monica, California (CNN) —</b> Despite a night of disappointing losses, Bernie Sanders vowed Tuesday night to continue his campaign and to take his fight all the way to the convention in Philadelphia.<p>While Hillary Clinton secured the delegates she needed Monday to become the presumptive …

Transgender bathroom case may go to Supreme Court

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A Virginia county school board said on Tuesday that it will ask the Supreme Court to take up a case concerning the school district's transgender bathroom policy.<p>If the Supreme Court agreed to take up the case, it would mark the first time the justices considered whether federal …

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13 Bernie Supporters On What They Will Do In November If It's Hillary Vs. Trump

A preview of Thursday's No One Knows Anything: The BuzzFeed Politics Podcast.<p>SACRAMENTO — In a community college gym near the California state Capitol building here Sunday, Hillary Clinton made one of her last stops in the Golden State before voting begins in the last major contest on the …

Democratic congresswoman did not know she's a superdelegate

A lame duck congresswoman who supports presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said on Sunday she didn’t realize she's a superdelegate.<p>Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., was defeated in her state’s Democratic Senate primary in April, but she's slated to serve as an unpledged …

Bill Clinton sasses pro-Sanders protesters at Los Angeles rally

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> President Bill Clinton told vocal Bernie Sanders supporters at a campaign rally Sunday in Los Angeles that they would be "toast" on Tuesday.<p>"I don't want to pick a fight but if I were them I'd be screaming, too, 'cause if you figured this out, they're toast for Election Day," …

The scariest thing about Donald Trump’s misogyny is that it’s not unusual at all

Two things typically happen when Donald Trump speaks in public: Either he lies, or it becomes clear to everyone that he literally has no idea what he is talking about. Yet he seems to possess the ability to spread ignorance without facing consequences. For proof, we need only look at Trump’s …

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McCain seeks sixth term in uncertain terrain

PHOENIX (AP) — At age 79, running what may be his last campaign, Sen. John McCain finds himself on treacherous terrain.<p>A household name in Arizona …

Paul Ryan Says Trump's Trademark Racist Comments Are ‘Out Of Left Field'

Denial is an amazing thing.<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan’s endorsement of Donald Trump Thursday commits him to five months of supporting a Republican presidential candidate who he's spent a great deal of time condemning.<p>Not 24 hours had passed after Ryan finally said he'd vote for the businessman, …

Maher Slams Megyn Kelly, Calls Trump Interview ‘A Profile in Cowardice’

Liberal talkshow host Bill Maher challenged guest, Matt Welch Friday after the Reason magazine editor in chief listed Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly as one of the journalists most capable of calling controversial people like Donald Trump into question.<p>“It’s difficult to do live broadcast …

Google making it possible to securely stop AI robots from causing harm

Worried about the robot apocalypse? Some may think it’s nothing to worry about, but it is true that a self-learning, intelligent machine will not be perfect. Even if they may not turn evil and want to take over the world, chances are there will be times when these AI agents make harmful decisions. …

Toilet paper with Donald Trump’s face outsells the kind with Hillary Clinton’s by 6 to 1

A common Donald Trump refrain during the US presidential election is, “China has rebuilt itself with the money it’s sucked out of the United States.”<p>Thanks to Trump, some Chinese manufacturers are making even more money from US citizens this election.<p>One Chinese factory is mass-producing Trump …

​We Asked an Expert if Shark Attacks Are Really Getting Worse Because of Climate Change

Shark attacks are really just "love taps."<p>Every summer, our collective obsession with sharks fucking humans up rears its ugly head. Ever since Jaws dah-domped its way into our collective unconscious, society has gone into a mass freakout over "man-eating" sharks, which manifests in sensational …

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When ship maintenance spoils a cruise vacation, passengers have little recourse.<p>3:05 p.m. Today3:05 p.m. April 13, 2018<p>The brand of the shoe doesn’t …

NEVER MIND THE DEATH THREATS: An Apple Store worker tells us what it's really like working for Apple

<b>A veteran Apple retail worker has given Business Insider a lengthy interview about what it is really like working at Apple in the UK. This staffer told us:</b><p>More seriously, Apple store workers in the UK have historically been stopped from advancing inside the company by internal policies that prevent …

It’s time to stop pretending US troops aren’t fighting ISIL in Syria and Iraq

Heavily armed US soldiers have been photographed assisting a Kurdish militia unit fighting to re-take Raqqa, the Syrian city that the Islamic State (ISIL) calls its capital.<p>The pictures were taken on May 25 by an Agence France Presse correspondent, who quoted a Kurdish commander saying that US …

Bernie Sanders Warns Hillary Clinton on Running Mate Pick

America's nuclear missiles are still controlled by floppy disk

A new report has revealed that large swathes of America’s nuclear arsenal are still managed and controlled using a 1970s computer system that uses eight-inch floppy disks.<p>According to a report from the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Department of Defense (DOD), “coordinates the …

2016 Debate: Bernie Sanders Agrees to Debate Donald Trump

Jaybird’s Freedom headphones bring Bluetooth earbuds a step closer to mainstream

<b>At a glance</b><p>Wireless<br>• Four-hour battery life<br>• New EQ app<br>• $200<p><b>Pros</b><p>Compact design<br>• Comfortable fit<br>• Good sound<p><b>Cons</b><p>Mediocre battery<br>• Some connectivity issues<p>The search for the perfect pair of Bluetooth earbuds has been a long and largely unfruitful one. After all, an awful lot can go wrong for such a small little …

Al Gore: Donald Trump's position on climate change 'should concern everyone'

Ten years after the Oscar-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," Al Gore is concerned that a potential Donald Trump presidency could roll back progress in the fight against climate change.<p>"He has said some things on the climate crisis that I think should concern everyone,'' the former vice …

Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Sanders predicted Monday that the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia could be "messy" as he pushed the party to …