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Trump vows to overturn ban on political activity by churches

WASHINGTON — President Trump promised faith leaders Thursday that he would "totally destroy" the law that prohibits churches from engaging in political activity, a move that would upend 63 years of settled tax law.<p>In an appearance at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, Trump said he would make …

Donald Trump

Anti-Trump Protesters Say U.S. Denied Them Entry At Canada Border

“The first thing he asked us point-blank is, ‘Are you anti- or pro-Trump?’” one Canadian recalled.<p>Multiple people attempting to legally enter the U.S. to either attend Donald Trump’s inauguration or the Women’s March on Washington <b></b>say they were denied entry at Canada’s U.S. border, with some …

Immigration

'Final Fantasy XV' out-of-bounds glitch reveals an unused open world

The world of <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> feels enormous, stretching out for miles across freeways, plains, lakes and mountains -- but in the game's closing act, that open world becomes incredibly linear. Instead of taking a road trip across a fantastic land, players in the third act can merely look out upon …

Watch Steve Jobs introduce the iPhone 10 years ago today

On January 9th, 2007, Steve Jobs stood on a stage and introduced the device that would come to define the biggest tech company in the world — the iPhone. Exactly 10 years later, Apple is celebrating that announcement at Macworld 2007, remembering the “revolutionary product” that Steve Jobs …

“Rogue One”: Exactly the “Star Wars” movie we need as the age of Trump dawns

<b>Rogue One (Walt Disney)</b><p>“Rogue One” is far from an upbeat movie, but its tone and message are perfectly suited for our times<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>December 24, 2016 2:00pm (UTC)<p>It's hard to imagine "Rogue One," the latest installment of the "Star Wars" franchise, coming out in any other year. The film is …

Star Wars

Adam Driver: ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Is ‘Remarkable’

The talented actor opens up about his latest role in the Martin Scorsese film ‘Silence,’ the grueling prep he endured, and why the film’s themes are …

Why Is It So Difficult To Make A Good Video Game Movie?

<i>Assassin’s Creed</i>, you were supposed to be “the one.” The cast and crew were incredibly talented, the locations were gorgeous and the costumes were lovingly hand-stitched. And, Michael Fassbender. But regardless of ability and effort, <i>Assassin’s Creed</i> still only scored a pitiful 20% on Rotten …

Grand Theft Auto

Kingdom Hearts Director Says HD Compilations Contain Message About Kingdom Hearts 3

Dawn of a new day?<p>The box art for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMix, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMix, and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue were …

Enix

Charming New Gilmore Girls Posters Take You Through All Four Seasons

A reminder that the new Netflix series kicks off with Lorelai’s favorite time of year.<p>When it first aired from 2000–2007, <i>Gilmore Girls</i> would always debut in the fall and conclude by spring. But the show was never one to neglect any of the seasons. Even if the series itself was on hiatus, audiences …

TV

Katee Sackhoff to Reprise Clone Wars Role on Star Wars Rebels

In its second season, “Star Wars Rebels” looked to the animated past with appearances by such “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” favorites as Captain Rex, …

Donald Trump's Coming Clash With the Military Generals

To most Americans, the U.S. military may as well be a foreign country. Only 1% of the nation’s citizens have served in uniform since the 9/11 terror …

9/11 through the eyes of a first responder and his disposable camera

Anyone who was in the U.S. during the Sept. 11 attacks has their own images from that day imprinted in their mind. Ken George, a first responder to …

World Trade Center

9 things Apple didn't tell you about iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 and AirPods

We're salivating over the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but not so much over the new Apple Watch Series 2.<p>At its two-hour long Apple event on Wednesday, …

These Force Awakens Scenes Before and After CGI Prove J.J. Abrams Kept His Promise

Star Wars is more real than we thought.<p>From the very beginning of filming <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, J.J. Abrams had a mandate: Don't go nuts with the special effects. And after the disaster that was the CGI fest of George Lucas' prequel trilogy, Abrams promised that for the next movie in the …

Star Wars

A Major (If Not Particularly Shocking) Rogue One Theory Has Just Been Confirmed

We still don’t really know that much about <i>Rogue One</i>, even though it’s only a few months away, and we know even less about Jyn Erso’s mysterious …

Marvel decides not to split Avengers: Infinity War into two movies

Marvel has made a small but important change to its film schedule: it's still planning to release <i>Avengers</i> films in 2018 and 2019, but they'll no longer be two parts of the same story. The first film will keep the title <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, but the second picture is now untitled, dropping its …

Netflix has released a first trailer for Gilmore Girls' new episodes

Netflix has put out a first trailer for <i>Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life</i>, the much-loved series' four-part revival. It's been almost a decade since <i>Gilmore Girls</i> ended its seven-season run, and this trailer offers the one thing fans want the most: more of the show's wonderfully snappy banter between …

The Apple iOS 10 iPhone Update Will Fix a Lot of the Device's Biggest Annoyances

We're anxiously holding our breath for Apple's iOS 10 update—and not just for the multitude of super-expressive new features it's going to incorporate. It turns out that in what Apple's calling their "biggest release yet," this new update, which is in beta now and rumored to release in September …

Voice Mail

5 free apps that can boost your creativity

In itself, no app can make you creative. But sometimes it can help to give you that nudge you need to release your inner creativity.<p>We’ve all …

Video: Ben Heck Fixes and Plays the Rare SNES PlayStation Prototype

One for all you electronics buffs

Retrogaming

First Wonder Woman Movie Poster Reveals the Superhero's Striking New Costume

It’s one reboot that’s actually eagerly anticipated: <i>Wonder Woman</i> from DC Comics. The Amazonian warrior is a feminist icon, an unrivaled fighter, and …

Which of the original starter Pokémon is the best? | Polygon

Nick Robinson<p>Video Producer<p>Allegra Frank<p>Reporter<p>I feel so strongly about my answer here that I am willing to put my job on the line. <b>Charmander</b> is the definitive best starter — nay, the best Pokémon. I have an enshrined collection of Charmander goods in my bedroom. I have threatened to end …

All the changes Apple made in iOS 10 beta 2

Apple’s second beta for iOS 10 is jam-packed with new features and changes to go along with the big batch of bug fixes.<p>More than 50 changes have been discovered by developers, affecting everything from Apple Music to widgets. A lot of the changes are very minor UI tweaks that would probably go …

Apple Music

Buying an iPhone Right Now Is Just Plain Dumb

A few months of patience can really pay off.<p>If you’re thinking of buying an iPhone 6S or 6S Plus this summer, don’t do it. Unless your current device …

Apple May Finally Fix the Biggest Problem With the iPhone

The iPhone is one of the best phones you can buy, but it still has shortcomings: the cheapest option only offers a paltry 16GB of storage and overall …

‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Is The Perfect Blockbuster Sequel And It Would Never Happen Today

Last week, I did something I haven’t done in a long time: took a substantial amount of time off for reasons that didn’t involve traveling or some sort of holiday obligation. I basically did a lot of nothing… and it was glorious. I’ll be honest, part of the reason I took this time off was the …

Star Wars

50 new iOS 10 beta 2 features [Video]

iOS 10 beta 2 was released earlier today, and it comes with a plethora of new, often subtle, tweaks and changes. We already told you about many of the updates found in this latest iOS 10 beta, but now allow us to show you even more of the changes and tweaks via our hands-on video …

App Store

‘Jedi Academy’ Was the Game That Helped Me Come Out of the Closet

Telling a bunch of random internet nerds seemed the least perilous course of action, and with a handful of keystrokes, I was out.<p>A long time ago (but not in a galaxy far, far away), a video game was the catalyst for my inelegant stumble from the closet. As a teen, I was a regular in the online …

Subculture

Here's how your iPhone will change when iOS 10 comes out

Apple says iOS 10, out later this year, is the "biggest release ever," thanks to a slew of new user-facing features.<p>Respected Apple writer John Gruber says the improvements are all "very practical," and that the theme of this year's updates is "common sense prevails."<p>So iOS 10 is the "common sense" …

Twitter is making a huge video push — and moving beyond Vine’s six second limit in the process

Vine is expanding its video limit to 140 seconds.<p>There are a lot of places you can go on your phone to watch videos — Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat are a few popular options. Twitter wants to join that group.<p>So Twitter is rolling out a few significant changes in the hope that users will watch (and …