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President Obama's summer playlist: a proud affirmation of his blackness

From Aloe Blacc’s joyful anthem to Mary J Blige and Method Man’s ballad of love against the odds, the president’s mixtape reminds us why we will miss him<p>Straight out of college, I dated a guy from Washington DC who had just spent a few years working on the redevelopment of public housing projects …

Washington D.C.

Study reveals LGBT students face unprecedented violence in high schools nationwide

The new Centers for Disease Control study, which asked high school students about their sexuality, found that gay, lesbian and bisexual teens are at far greater risk for physical and sexual violence, bullying, suicide, and other threats to their health than their straight peers.<p>While it is known …

LGBTQI

Watch: Werner Herzog Analyzes Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Music Video

The legendary filmmaker—with the legendary voice—gives his take on the most controversial music video of the year. [Warning: NSFW]<p>The many journeys …

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story': 7 Key Moments From the Second Trailer

New character details are coming to light.<p>The new trailer for <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> paints a clearer picture of the tone for Gareth Edwards'</i> …

Star Wars Anthology Series

Darth Vader Returns in the New Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer

He's back.<p>Remember that last <i>Star Wars</i> film? The joy of BB-8 and seeing the old gang again? Well this is NOT that. The new trailer for <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> is delivering a far more gritty installment to the universe. Here the world is "coming undone," "imperial flags reign" and, oh yeah, …

Star Wars

Winona Ryder talks depression: 'I'm so sick of people shaming women'

Winona Ryder raised eyebrows in the 1990s when she opened up about struggling with depression at the height of her Hollywood career. Now, nearly 20 years later, the actress joins a growing chorus of celebrities speaking out against mental health shame.<p>"I'm so sick of people shaming women for being …

Mental Health

Kendall Jenner is 'superdifferent' from her sisters

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite coming from a family that is famous for being famous, Kendall Jenner wants to earn your attention.<p>The model -- who first got noticed on her family's reality TV show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" -- is featured on the cover of Vogue's big September issue. In the accompanying …

Kendall Jenner

America's Best Olympic Watchers, Leslie Jones and Matthew McConaughey, Finally Meet

They're the Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte of Olympic memes.<p>Leslie Jones and Matthew McConaughey are the Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte of Olympic watching. Both noteworthy watchers contribute greatly to our Olympic enjoyment, provide us with hours of internet content, and are certainly America's …

Ryan Lochte

Here's Your First Look At Tyler Hoechlin As Superman In Action

More like Super BABE, amiright?!?

Teen Band The Regrettes Tell It Like It Is: Here's “A Living Human Girl” Video

Real talk and unreal expectations, sweet tunes and breaking that mold—we meet the 15-year-old frontwoman Lydia Night and her gang of awesome.<p><i>Photo by Jen Rosenstein</i><p>In an world of online body shaming and endless ways to filter yourself, girls and women still (sigh) face loads of pressure to mask and …

David Bowie

Sia explains crying in her dressing room before 'Good Morning America'

Australian singer Sia is a chart-topping, award-winning, global superstar. But despite all her success, the 40-year-old musician still doesn’t love …

Hollywood is set to cash in on the Pokémon craze

Pokémon Go is officially a phenomenon. Like most things that climb to the top of pop culture’s collective awareness seemingly overnight, Hollywood was quick to swoop in and buy the rights to make a movie about it.<p>Legendary Pictures plans to do just that with an upcoming Pokémon movie centered …

Pokémon

Dodgers' Alex Wood to have arthroscopic surgery on left elbow

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow that will keep him out for about eight …

Ezekiel Elliott and other NFL rookies aren’t happy with their ‘Madden’ ratings

It has become an annual rite of passage. Each year, the makers of the “Madden” video game show incoming NFL rookies their ratings, and each year those college hot-shots are horrified at the low numbers.<p>This year was certainly no exception, judging from the unhappy and/or embarrassed reactions of …

NFL

Warriors' Klay Thompson: There's one ball, we'll put it in the hoop

Golden State's sharpshooter isn't worried about sharing the ball<p>Whenever a super team forms, critics and opponents love to remind everybody there is …

Basketball

Trusted allies: why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandal | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin risks personal humiliation if all Russian competitors are banned from the Rio Olympics over doping, as now seems possible; yet the man on whose watch this may happen, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, is not being fired.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) …

Russia

A Look at the Lives of Transgender Women in Indonesia

In the heart of Jakarta’s bustling business district, says Italian-born photographer Giorgio Taraschi, Mami Joyce and her girls make their home. …

WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts in wake of shootings

NEW YORK (AP) — Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.<p>The WNBA has fined the New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and Indiana Fever and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers.<p>The Liberty have worn the plain black …

WNBA

Michael J. Fox and Coldplay Recreate 'Back to the Future' at NJ Concert

The actor accompanied the band on "Earth Angel" and "Johnny B. Goode" after a request from Martin's son, Moses, who was hoping to get a real life …

Johnny B. Goode

America's Got Talent: Simon Cowell crowns 'the next Taylor Swift'

So much for not knowing her name.<p>Twelve-year-old singer and ukulele player Grace VanderWaal made a dramatic first impression on Tuesday’s episode of</i> …

Captain America: Civil War: Black Panther fights Cap in latest TV spot

We’ve seen Black Widow vs. Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch vs. Vision, and Iron Man vs. The Winter Soldier, but the latest <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> TV spot …

A California club bans DJs who use laptops … but why?

When DJs started to use CDs, purists were up in arms – and now an even more recent piece of kit has been declared verboten. Yet, like dance music itself, technology moves on – so why not embrace it?<p>Outrage among dance music fans on the internet this week – I know, newsflash! – as a club in …

Audio Mixing

Did 50 Cent Just Meet a Son He Didn't Know He Had at a Meet and Greet?

"My life is full of surprises."<p>50 Cent's life has been a roller-coaster of a thing for the past year or so. Last year, he filed for bankruptcy (leading to the internet making A Lot Of Great Jokes), was brought to court for posting a sex tape of Rick Ross's ex-girlfriend, and it was revealed he's in …

50 Cent

Hardcore Henry: the bone-crunching action film that looks like a video game

Filmed entirely from the perspective of its protagonist, this Russian action-thriller mimics violent videogames to visceral effect. Its creator explains why POV Is A-OK<p>Bones are snapped liberally in Hardcore Henry. Snapped, broken and crunched. There is shooting, stabbing and cocaine, there are …

Music Videos

10 Things You Never Knew About Masturbation That Will Shock You!

No, you do not need a man—at least not to find pleasure in the bedroom. Masturbation is that taboo “m” word that nobody wants to talk about, but maybe they should start! Female masturbation is nothing new and can actually benefit you in ways you wouldn’t believe. Because May is Masturbation Month …

Starbucks Barista Refuses to Call Out ‘Trump’ Name on Scott Baio's Coffee Cup

Customers seem to love getting a rise out of Starbucks baristas, "tricking" them into writing Merry Christmas on red cups and calling themselves Beyonce. According The American Mirror, former <i>Happy Days</i> actor and Donald Trump supporter Scott Baio tried to get in on the time-honored tradition, but …

Donald Trump

Coachella Sues Hoodchella Over Festival Name

Goldenvoice accuses underground Los Angeles fest of infringing on trademarks, diluting its brand<p>The organizers of Coachella filed a lawsuit Thursday …

Drake Calls Out Obama, Meek Mill, and Kanye West’s Smaller Pool on ‘Summer Sixteen’

The Toronto MC debuted his first single, “Summer Sixteen,” off his upcoming album ‘Views From the 6,’ which he says will be out in April.<p>What a time …

Mystery man in Iraq wins $6.4 million Oregon Lottery jackpot

An Oregon Lottery winner took more than three months to claim his $6.4 million Megabucks jackpot.<p>But the lucky man had good reason for being late — he lives in Iraq.<p>The man cashed in Dec. 1 at lottery headquarters in Salem, said Chuck Baumann, the Oregon Lottery spokesman. He elected to take his …

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