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How bad prosecutors cause bad policing.
slate
August 17, 2016

What responsibility do district attorneys have for fixing broken policing practices that lead to tragic and infuriating deaths like those of Philando C ...

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Zephyr Teachout Challenges Secretive Republican Financiers to Debate
gawker.com/
August 16, 2016

On Monday, Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham Law professor running for Congress in New York’s 19th Congressional District as a Democrat, is looking past her Republican rival John Faso to the men backing him: the secretive Republican financiers Paul Singer and Robert Mercer.

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‘Racism Is Solved’
vulture.com
August 16, 2016

On Monday night, Larry Wilmore opened The Nightly Show by addressing the elephant in the room: "So, how was your day?" he joked, making quick reference to Comedy Central axing his series.

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Vanessa Beecroft Publicly Airs a Racist Perspective
hyperallergic.com
August 15, 2016

One can only imagine the patience and tolerance required of New York Magazine writer Amy Larocca to spend time with Vanessa Beecroft and listen to the utter absurdity spewing from the artist's mouth.

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Huma Abedin’s Overlapping Jobs Renew Focus on Clinton Conflicts
Bloomberg Politics
August 15, 2016

Abedin has become the personification of an election-year debate over whether the nonprofit foundation will create conflicts of interest if Clinton wins the White House.

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Rio Olympics: Simone Manuel Makes History in the Pool
New York Times
August 12, 2016

Simone Manuel managed to make history and break a record, all in less than a minute.

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Simone Biles: I'm Not the Next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps.I'm the First Simone Biles
jezebel.com
August 12, 2016

Following her incredible performance in the women’s all around finals in gymnastics on August 11, Simone Biles found it necessary to clear the air about one tiny detail.

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The U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Just Dunked On Everyone
deadspin.com
August 10, 2016

The United States women’s gymnastics team, which will go down as the best gymnastics team ever assembled, just won the gold medal with a historically dominant performance in the team final.

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Australians who are gay, lesbian or bisexual more likely to earn more
Daily Mail Online
August 3, 2016

Gay, lesbian or bisexual Australians are more likely to better qualified and earn more than straight people, according to a study.

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Charlotte's Gay Pride Festival to Get Extra Security
ABC News
August 3, 2016

Officials in North Carolina have declared Charlotte's gay pride festival later this month is an extraordinary event that requires extra security.

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