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Molly Ringwald Revisits Problematic Scenes in John Hughes Films Amid #MeToo Era

"Bender sexually harasses Claire throughout the film," the actress writes of 'The Breakfast Club' in an essay for The New Yorker. "When he’s not …

Feminism

The Lonely American Man : NPR One

Loneliness

The 12 Best Hiking Boots and Shoes of 2018

From fleet-footed trail runners to midcuts that bash through the worst scree with ease, these 12 pairs can handle any conditions nature dreams …

The subversive body horror of Annihilation

The sci-fi thriller allows women to explore life without giving literal birth to it.<p>As is appropriate for a film intimately concerned with genesis, …

At 'Black Panther' showings, activists are registering voters

T'Challa's world, and the huge crowds eager to visit it, inspire a voter-registration drive dubbed "Wakanda the Vote."<p>Move over, Rock the Vote. Now there's "Wakanda the Vote."<p>The Electoral Justice Project is an arm of the Movement for Black Lives organization that hopes to use the immense …

Black Panther

Jimmy Kimmel Presses Stormy Daniels on Alleged Trump Affair

The adult film star, who is reported to have had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Tuesday night.<p>Hours after …

Trump Will Protect Health Workers Who Reject Patients On Religious Grounds

<b>Updated at 12:39 p.m. ET</b><p>Health care workers who want to refuse to treat patients because of religious or moral beliefs will have a new defender in the Trump administration.<p>The top civil rights official at the Department of Health and Human Services is creating the Division of Conscience and …

Health Care

U.S. Supreme Court Leaves Intact Mississippi Law Curbing Gay Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court left intact a Mississippi law that lets businesses and government workers refuse on religious grounds to provide services to …

Rights & Freedoms

SHAME: Humiliated on Stage || Mayim Bialik

Sexual Harassment

Sioux Leader To Trump: 'Leave The Office You Bought And Take Your Swamp Things With You'

A Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe leader issued a damning response Wednesday to President Donald Trump’s “Pocahontas” slur earlier this week during an event meant to honor Navajo Code Talkers.<p>Harold Frazier, chairman of the South Dakota-based tribe, said he was “deeply ashamed” of Trump’s “disgusting” …

Donald Trump

Anti-LGBTQ lawmaker resigns over gay sex scandal

Republican Ohio state Rep. Wesley Goodman may have also previously assaulted an 18-year-old.<p>A vocally anti-LGBTQ lawmaker has resigned his position after being caught having sex with another man. Wesley Goodman, a Republican Ohio state representative serving his first term, resigned earlier this …

LGBTQI
Dessert

By a single vote, Republicans throw out years of work on consumer protection

It took the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau five years to adopt a rule on forced arbitration by banks and credit card companies — five years of research, meetings with industry officials, public comment and crafting regulatory language.<p>It took a single tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike …

Ancient Mummy DNA Reveals Surprises About Egyptian Ancestry

Mummies are useful for lots of things: Halloween costumes, Scooby-Doo episodes, ancient Egyptian crafts, and you can get a lot of mileage out of …

Amazing moment doctors carry out heart surgery as a massive earthquake hits their hospital

Shocking footage showing surgeons carrying out open-heart surgery when their hospital is suddenly hit by an earthquake has emerged.<p>The doctors in the …

Medicine

The Antikythera Shipwreck Keeps Revealing Wonders

In the first century B.C.E., a Roman ship sank near the Greek Island of Antikythera in the Aegean Sea. For the next 2,000 years, the wreckage …

Archaeology

Sen. John McCain warns against 'spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a lofty and at moments pointed speech, Sen. John McCain on Monday cautioned against the US turning toward "half-baked, spurious nationalism" during an event honoring the war hero's contributions.<p>Reflecting on his decades-long political history, McCain warned that to "fear" the …

Mccain

5 ways to "Swedish death clean" your life, because it's helpful and sounds badass

A “Swedish death clean” sounds kind of intense. But it turns out, it’s actually a super useful organizational technique that all of us should …

Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it.<p>The Republican proposal would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes, a widely popular break used by some 44 …

Income Inequality

Egypt’s SPHINX could be hiding ’SECRET CITY’ built by lost civilisation - Historians claim

Malcolm Hutton and Gerry Cannon believe the Sphinx which sits on the sands on the Giza Plateau in front of the Great Pyramids could be the gateway to …

Doug Baldwin Fact Checks American History, Drops Truth Bomb on CNN

If only Baldwin could be a White House fact checker too...<p>Last night, Doug Baldwin and his Seattle Seahawks teammate Michael Bennett participated in a CNN town hall discussion, moderated by Anderson Cooper, and dropped some absolute truth bombs that had the panel fidgeting in their seats.<p>Earlier in …

Tea Party

You Need This Badass Portable Coffee Maker in Your Life

Coffeemakers

The White House Is Weighing in on Gay Workers' Rights, Alarming LGBT Groups

The Trump administration on Tuesday will urge a U.S. appeals court in Manhattan to rule that federal law does not ban discrimination against gay …

LGBTQI

Oregon's governor says the Trump administration refused request for help combating wildfires

An estimated 8,000 people are battling a series of 24 raging fires in Oregon, most notably Chetco Bar Fire, which has engulfed nearly 180,000 acres, …

Forests
Donald Trump

Viking skeleton’s DNA test proves historians wrong

The remains of a powerful Viking — long thought to be a man — was in fact a real-life Xena Warrior Princess, a study released Friday reveals.<p>The lady …

Archaeology

German supermarket clears foreign goods from shelves to make point about racism

<b>A supermarket in Hamburg has removed all foreign products from its shelves to highlight racism.</b><p>Food had instead been replaced with signs saying "this shelf is pretty boring without diversity".<p>It's in response to migrant-related crime increasing in recent months along with general anti-immigrant …

Angela Merkel

A black man went undercover online as a white supremacist. This is what he learned.

As soon as Theo Wilson started making YouTube videos about culture and race, trolls using racial slurs started flocking to his page.<p>After engaging in endless sparring matches in the comments section, Wilson began to notice something curious: His trolls seemed to speak a language unto themselves, …

Rights & Freedoms

'I don't feel welcome anymore': EU citizens explain why they are leaving the UK in their thousands

“I don’t feel welcome here anymore,” says Lukasz, a Polish man who has lived in the UK since he was eight years old.<p>“It’s like staying at someone’s …