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Rihanna to CBS and NFL: 'Fuck You!'
jezebel
September 16, 2014

Last week, the NFL tried to cover its ass for its abysmal handling of the Ray Rice elevator tape -- and its depraved indifference to domestic violence in general -- by, uh, canceling a game-opening sequence that featured Rihanna. Because Rihanna is a domestic violence survivor. Okay.

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Django Unchained Actress to Cops: 'Is It Just Because I'm Black?'
jezebel
September 16, 2014

An audio recording of an incident involving Django Unchained actress Danièle Watts and the LAPD was released on Monday.

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These Women's Cycling Team Uniforms Don't Exactly Photograph Well
gawekr
September 16, 2014

An unfortunately placed gold panel captured the imaginations of thousands of cycling enthusiasts this weekend when the Colombian women's team debuted their new team uniforms.

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‘Screwed’ New York artists are fleeing to Los Angeles
Page Six
September 16, 2014

Popular street artist Shepard Fairey — who created the “Hope” posters widely used during Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign — says New York City’s high cost of living is driving artists out of town to Los Angeles, and making LA the country’s new cultural hub.

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Wonder Woman’s Secret Past
newyorker.com
September 15, 2014

Jill Lepore on Wonder Woman’s real origin story: she was a utopian feminist creation, inspired by Margaret Sanger and the ideals of free love.

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Mark Sanford's Fiancee Found Out About Split From Facebook Post
Huffpo
September 15, 2014

The former fiancee of Rep. Mark Sanford found out the engagement was off the same way the rest of the world did: on Facebook written by Sanford... Meanwhile his ex-wife, demanded he undergo a psychiatric exam and take both anger management and parenting classes.

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My Year As an Abortion Doula
The Cut
September 15, 2014

What it's like to help other women end their pregnancies.

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The Woman Who Will Judge Oscar Pistorius
The New Yorker
September 11, 2014

In 1998, Masipa was appointed as a judge in the High Court of South Africa—only the second black woman to the bench. Albie Sachs, a former Constitutional Court Justice told me, “It was part of a breakthrough. In a sense, she is a pioneer.”

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Judge Finds Oscar Pistorius Not Guilty of Murder
NYmag
September 11, 2014

But the Olympic athlete still faces other charges.

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Does Anyone Care About an Apple Watch?
New Yorker
September 11, 2014

It’s still not clear whether people will actually be interested in the new products. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are incremental improvements on their predecessors. It is harder to predict what will happen with the Apple Watch...

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