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Drake Drops Big Donation On Philadelphia High School After ABC Special Airs

Persistently dangerous. Until last year, that was all that most people knew about Strawberry Mansion High School. The public high school, located in northwest Philadelphia, reported more than 10 violent incidents per 100 students in each of the past five years. A whopping 96% of the student body …

Newly “plant-based” Beyonce wears fur to a vegan restaurant

Three days into her new diet, the pop star committed a vegan no-no<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>December 6, 2013 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Just three days after Jay Z announced that she'd be joining him on a 22-day vegan challenge, Beyonce was called out by The Daily Mail for sporting a "£2,915 [$4,759] Christopher Kane …

Here's What Happened To Women In 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, we can't help but take time to reflect on the past year. We think about everything that's happened over the last 12 months: …

The Ultimate Plus-Size Coats To Upgrade Your Winter Style

Okay, we won't deny it: It is getting spine-chillingly, nail-bitingly, hair-frostingly cold outside. We’ve faced our first snow (in NYC at least) and …

The Best Undereye Concealer Isn't Actually A Concealer

<i>Certain beauty products — think NARS blush in Orgasm, Clinique's Black Honey lipstick — are so good, they're practically famous. And, while we do</i> …

Why Am I Apologizing for My Vagina?

‪<p>‬<p>Photo: Getty Images<p>Here's where dudes and I differ:<p>The guys I've been with have all thought they had the best penises. I can't think of a single one who turned down a blow job. They never asked, not even out of fake courtesy, "Are you sure?" They just laid back and accepted. As it should be.<p>Some …

Gung Ho

Perfect Your Pout With These 7 Statement Lip Looks

<i>Despite Robin Black's self-professed love/hate relationship with beauty, the photographer-cum-makeup artist behind Beauty is Boring is bent on</i> …

Found: The Prettiest Cocktail Ever

<i>Sure, we go nuts for vintage eBay scores and the latest runway trends, but there's nothing that stops R29ers dead in their tracks faster than some</i> …

Try This Simple, 3-Step Salad For Lunch Tomorrow

You know what’s not a good idea? Shopping for jeans after an "eat weekend." Don’t act like you don’t know what an eat weekend is. Don’t act like you …

Luxury Holiday Shopping, According To A Cashier Who Makes $10 Per Hour

Photo: Courtesy of BukitBintang.<p>Last week, The New Yorker ran an essay by Carmen Maria Machado, a store clerk working at a luxury makeup counter in …

The Fall of the House of Juicy

No brand before or after it captured the zeitgeist quite like Juicy Couture. So why did the brand, a business with almost $500 million in annual …

Discussing the Chris Petersen Hire ... and Dots!

The Washington Huskies this weekend filled their open head coaching position with Chris Petersen. After a surprise visit to Boise on Thursday night …

Heisman Watch 2013: Grading Top Contenders' Entire Season

Auburn running back Tre Mason had himself a decent day in the SEC Championship Game.<p>The junior running back picked up over 300 yards and four scores while leading his team to a victory that is almost assuredly going to lead them to the BCS title game.<p>As a result, he's made a massive jump in the …

Bowl Projections 2013: Latest Outlook for All BCS Games

The college football season has a funny way of sorting itself out. It wasn't all that long ago when Alabama, Florida State, Oregon, Ohio State and Baylor were all undefeated and looking strong.<p>It appeared as if we were headed toward a BCS disaster. Who would play in the BCS title game when all …

LIVE blog: Updating bowl bid news

Teams will be accepting bowl bids on Sunday, and this is your one-stop shop to find out who will be playing where.<p>Now that the regular season has …

GOP starts a tough struggle to win back Asian American voters

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — Not long ago, the Republican National Committee did something out of the ordinary: The party issued a formal statement marking<p>Diwali, an important Hindu holiday.<p>"Diwali and the lighting of the Diya celebrate the victory of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance," …

Ofsted chief says England's schools failing white working-class children

White working-class children are being written off far too often in England's schools, Ofsted's chief inspector will warn this week.<p>Sir Michael Wilshaw will on Wednesday blame teachers' low expectations and a failure to instil the right learning culture for holding back improvements in the …

US attempts to halt Paris auction of sacred Native American artefacts

International campaigners are making last-minute efforts to halt the sale in Paris of sacred ceremonial masks and headdresses from Native American tribes.<p>The US embassy appealed to the auction house to delay the sale, due to be held on Monday and Tuesday, so the 25 items from the Hopi and San …

Ex-Ku Klux Klan leader expelled from Italy fights travel ban

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke fights move by Italy to block his return to country after he was accused of trying to establish a pan-European, extremist neo-Nazi group<p>Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, who was expelled from Italy last year, is fighting a move by the Italian government to …

Bangladesh factory fires: fashion industry's latest crisis

Nearly 800 people have been injured in scores of largely unreported fires in garment and textile factories in Bangladesh in the last 12 months, according to new figures compiled by international labour campaigners.<p>The high numbers of casualties will raise concerns at the slow pace of change in the …