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Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Memo Shows His 'Embrace of Hate,' Says Veterans Group

A veterans group has said the White House memo shows how the president has "embraced hate."...

Newsweek
Not Quite Making the Grade

Zeg has a notion why schools are producing battalions of dolts. Teachers’ emphasis on penis-tucking and the like might just have something to do with it. Follow the link bel...

Quadrant
The Case for Sharing All of America's Data on Mosquitoes

For decades, agencies around the United States have been collecting data on mosquitoes. Biologists set traps, dissect captured insects, and identify which species they belong...

The Atlantic
Why Princess Diana and Prince Charles Divorced: Camilla Parker Bowles Affair Came After Bouts of Bulimia

Charles could not seem to compete with Diana's glamour or her almost instinctive ability to connect with ordinary people...

Newsweek
Someone in Massachusetts Just Won Over $700 Million in the Biggest Single Powerball Prize Ever

The odds of getting all six numbers right were one in 292 million, the equivalent to flipping a coin and landing on heads 28 times in a row...

Newsweek
The battle between Amazon and Alibaba will be fought over warehouse space

When Britons voted last year to leave the EU, a major concern was whether the resulting upheaval would dent the demand for real estate. At…...

Quartz
Cambodia’s leader has told a newspaper to pay a $6.3 million tax bill or shut down

Cambodia’s government is making good on a threat—in part inspired by Donald Trump—to silence critical news outlets. The government of prime minister Hun...

Quartz
Transfer News: Chelsea Rocked By Bid For Star Player, Tottenham Plans Deadline Day Spending Spree

There is now just one week for Premier League clubs to buy and sell before the transfer window is closed for four months...

Newsweek
Germany has pulled all of its gold out of Paris

In a secret operation that took five years to complete, Germany’s central bank moved 374 metric tons of gold, worth around $15 billion, out of&#8...

Quartz
Liverpool: Philippe Coutinho Plans to Make His Views Public to Force Barcelona Move

Liverpool has resisted the advances of Barcelona for the Brazilian playmaker so far...

Newsweek
Vietnam is the East Asian cornerstone of India’s “counter China” policy

Last week, Vietnam indicated it has bought BrahMos anti-ship cruise missiles, a weapon the country has long cherished, from India. Without going into the specifics,&am...

Quartz
India’s top court has ruled: Privacy is a fundamental right

In a landmark judgement, India’s supreme court today (Aug. 24) ruled that privacy is a fundamental right—a ruling that could have a far-reaching impact on&...

Quartz
Between two cultures: What happens to the psyche of an Indian child born and raised in the West

What is the recipe for long-term happiness? One crucial ingredient cited by many people is closeness in their social relationships. Very happy people have strong&#...

Quartz
Bigger and stronger is the new motto as India readies for a massive wave of bank consolidation

The Indian banking landscape is set for big changes with the government deciding to merge the many state-owned lenders. The idea is to have stronger,…...

Quartz
If you want to see how delivery drones should work, look at Africa

Zipline, a Californian drone-delivery startup that has been delivering blood to Rwandan clinics since October, announced today that it’s expanding its operat...

Quartz
Ramdev vs Sri Sri: The ayurveda market prepares for the battle of the gurus

The spirits are rising in the Indian herbal and ayurvedic products market. Yoga guru Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved’s growing clout in consumer goods sector ha...

Quartz
How a few Trump tweets undid one of the biggest transgender rights victories under Obama

Trump’s ban on transgender military service is a big blow to LGBTQ rights — but it remains unclear how it will be implemented. With a few tweets, President Donald Tr...

Vox
Trump Is Like An Autocrat From Germany In 1933, Former British Ambassador Says

The president's took aim at the media in a fiery speech in Arizona on Thursday, prompting significant blowback...

Newsweek
Vox Sentences: Breaking up is hard to do

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your...

Vox
U.S. Coalition, ISIS and Assad Have Raqqa Residents Trapped In A 'Deadly Labrynth'

Amnesty International called on all parties to create safe ways for civilians to flee the frontline...

Newsweek
Interview: Gene Roddenberry

An interview with the mind behind Star Trek...

Longform
Trump Will Pardon Joe Arpaio Because of Alex Jones’s Infowars and Matt Drudge

Convicted Sheriff Arpaio thanks right wing media for getting his story to Trump...

Newsweek
The Atlantic Daily: Back to Backlash

What We’re FollowingTrump’s Phoenix Rally: The president attacked the media and Arizona’s Republican senators while defending his response to Charlottesville and the for...

The Atlantic
Netflix, Amazon and Hulu September 2017 New Releases

Check out the third season of "Narcos," the fourth of "Transparent," the season six premiere of "The Mindy Pro...

Newsweek
How Will Scorsese Tackle the Joker's Origin Story? Batman Mythology Provides (Many) Answers

Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips and Scott Silver will aim to give definition to the Joker's mysterious past...

Newsweek
Robots in Japan are now Buddhist priests

It seems there is literally no job that is safe from the rising tide of automation, including those who guide us into the afterlife. At…...

Quartz
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: McConnell: Nothing to See Here

Today in 5 LinesCNN reports that the White House has paperwork ready to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Jeff Arpaio, after President Trump hinted that he would do so at...

The Atlantic
People Are Buying Confederate Flags in Droves as Race Debate Spreads Across the U.S.

Alabama Flag & Banner's owner told AL.com she's seen a jump in orders for the Civil War-era flags...

Newsweek
What Are Sound Weapons?

Earlier this month the U.S. State Department disclosed that several Havana-based diplomats have experienced “incidents which have caused a variety of physical symptoms.” S...

The Atlantic
Twitter, YouTube May Return to Iran, as Youngest Minister Fights for Social Media Freedoms

"I have a Twitter account and I think it is a suitable tool for public diplomacy, connecting to people around the globe and voicing our ideas."...

Newsweek
Why Your Teenage BFF Is Good For Your Mental Health

New research shows close friendships are better than groups of casual friends...

Newsweek
Princess Diana’s Death Made Prince William Old Before His Time

The well-adjusted boys now have a pretty good reason to fall to pieces. They must cope not just with their mother's death, but with the press being blamed for it...

Newsweek
Bernie Sanders Voters Helped Trump Win and Here's Proof

Bernie Sanders supporters didn't just stay at home, they voted for Donald Trump in significant numbers last November...

Newsweek
Red states are developing some really big ideas about how to waive Obamacare

This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to...

Vox
If you were baffled by Trump’s Phoenix rally, it’s because it wasn’t for you

The Trump administration’s legislative agenda is in shambles. The White House is losing people faster than a series of The Apprentice. Obamacare has not been...

Quartz
The Acrostic as a Form of Bureaucratic Dissent

Hiding an acrostic message in an otherwise ordinary resignation letter isn’t exactly the boldest way to express a political view, yet it’s proven surprisingly effective.It...

The Atlantic
Who Really Is Trump? President’s Nevada Speech Wildly Different From Arizona Rally

The president took a completely different approach from his speech in Arizona...

Newsweek
Who Really Is Trump? President's Nevada Speech Wildly Different From Arizona Rally

The president took a completely different approach from his speech in Arizona...

Newsweek
Prada and Other Clothing Companies Keep Putting Nazi, Holocaust Symbols in Their Designs

Prada-owned Miu Miu is the latest, but Urban Outfitters, Zara and Umbro have sparked fury in the past...

Newsweek
Germany: West Shouldn’t Start a War With North Korea

Germany’s chancellor said Wednesday relations between the two countries were strong and disagreements with Donald Trump should not hinder that...

Newsweek
Germany: West Shouldn't Start a War With North Korea

Germany's chancellor said Wednesday relations between the two countries were strong and disagreements with Donald Trump should not hinder that relationship...

Newsweek
Hillary Clinton recalls that famous debate moment: “Donald Trump was looming behind me”

In an excerpt from her upcoming book, she relives an “incredibly uncomfortable” situation many American women probably remember. In his speech in Phoenix last night,...

Vox
The Powerball jackpot has reached $700 million, and the number 34 is “due”

Lottery players are on high alert. At $700 million, tonight’s Powerball jackpot is the second largest prize in US lottery history. According to Powerball, th...

Quartz
What Netflix Can Offer Shonda Rhimes

Why would Shonda Rhimes, the star writer of ABC’s primetime lineup for the last decade and the creator behind shows like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal want to leave network T...

The Atlantic
The hashtag is 10 years old. Here are 3 surprising ways it’s changed modern culture.

#happybirthday #hashtag10 #taglife #blessed #yolo It’s hard to imagine a time when we didn’t use tagging systems to unify our social media worlds, but believe it or...

Vox
The Republican Party is Enabling an Increasingly Dangerous Demagogue

Last night I was in circumstances where I could hear only a few excerpts from Donald Trump’s inflammatory speech in Phoenix. The parts I heard were remarkable enough.They in...

The Atlantic
New ISIS Video Shows American Child Member For The First Time

The child says his father was a U.S. soldier who fought against jihadists in Iraq...

Newsweek
Why Neon is Cool Again: Tacky and Beautiful, It's the Artistic Choice of Pop Culture

It's beginning to feel a lot like the 1980s...

Newsweek
This new novel set in an idyllic English country bookshop is as soothing as it sounds

Would you like to read something soothing? As various terrible things happen across the world, it is of course important to stay informed and educate yourself through bo...

Vox
New Research on Avocados Could Give the World a Lot More Guacamole

The new method involves creating several trees from one plant and therefore could be a "game-changer," according to one scientist...

Newsweek
Is Trump Wagging the Dog? How Bush, Obama and Clinton Used War or Military to Distract From Problems at Home

The president has used threats to divert Americans from issues at home, just like his predecessors did...

Newsweek
Walmart and Google are teaming up to fight Amazon’s Echo

Walmart and Google have joined forces to fight Amazon for shopping with the sound of your voice. In a blog post published today, Marc Lore,…...

Quartz
Global Warming Is Threatening Alaska's Prized Wedding Flower

A little more than a decade ago, Ron Illingworth and his wife, Marji, planted 25 peony roots on their family farm in North Pole, Alaska. They did it on a whim, really, curious...

The Atlantic
The battle over Confederate statues, explained

Confederate statues have always been about white supremacy. That’s why they’re coming down. America’s latest conflict about race began with a mass shooting, a flag...

Vox
Will the Government Shut Down? Why Trump's Border Wall Threat Is Empty

Donald Trump vowed to provoke a government shutdown unless Congress funds his border wall, but it may be averted...

Newsweek
How Ann Dowd crafted two of TV’s most disturbing characters without losing herself in the process

“Don’t sign on to the notion that you need to suffer in order for this to be good.” Over the past few years, audiences have become intimately acquainted with actre...

Vox
A State Department science envoy resigns in a letter that spells out IMPEACH

It follows last week’s resignation letter that spelled out RESIST. One of the State Department’s seven science envoys publicly resigned Wednesday morning, sharing hi...

Vox
A Charlottesville movie theater is screening 10 vital films about hate and bigotry

Decades of dramas and comedies have critiqued hate in many forms, and they’re all worth seeing now. In response to recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and thei...

Vox
How to watch Floyd Mayweather fight Conor McGregor live this weekend

The eclipse may be over, but another extraordinary event will likely have Americans glued to their TV sets this weekend: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor.&#8230...

Quartz
The US sanctioned China so it would help with North Korea. China defended Pyongyang instead.

China defended itself, too. China is complaining about new US sanctions that target Chinese companies and individuals for their continued ties with North Korea — and e...

Vox
There Are 11,518 Robert Lees in America

On Tuesday, one Robert Lee was punished for the actions of another. When ESPN decided to remove the sports broadcaster Robert Lee from covering the first University of Virgini...

The Atlantic
Donald Trump on Charlottesville: What Does It Mean to Topple a Statue?

Regime change, a reckoning with history, or a chance to learn? A look at history shows statues and their toppling holds power...

Newsweek
Donald Trump Will Resign and It Will Happen ‘Suddenly,’ Predicts Keith Olbermann

The commentator has joined a recent chorus predicting that Donald Trump will decide to call time on his presidency...

Newsweek
Trump, Russian Collusion and Mueller: What Does the Special Counsel Need to Prove?

Collusion isn’t a legal term. What Mueller has to show is that an American knowingly committed a crime by working with Moscow...

Newsweek
In Phoenix, Donald Trump committed a sin he’s never committed before: he was boring

And America is better for it. Phoenix didn’t erupt into civil unrest on Tuesday, no thanks to Donald Trump. In the midst of a massive controversy over his woefully ins...

Vox
Taylor Swift just announced a new album and single in typically savvy fashion

We finally know what Taylor Swift has been plotting: her new Reputation. Swift’s absence from the public eye has been conspicuous over the past few months. She apparen...

Vox
Trump accused the media of “making up stories” in Phoenix. He then made up several stories.

In his latest speech, Trump edited out a key part of his original response to Charlottesville. On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump hit the campaign trail with a ra...

Vox
Calling all fishermen: Thousands of Atlantic salmon used the eclipse to escape into the Pacific

Salmon fishing communities in the Pacific northwest are desperately trying to catch an invasive species of Atlantic salmon that escaped from nets over the weekend.&amp...

Quartz
Rabbis Won’t Call Trump for Jewish High Holidays Because of Charlottesville Response

Trump’s statements were “so lacking in moral leadership and empathy for the victims of racial and religious hatred that we cannot organize such a call this year.”...

Newsweek
Longform Podcast #258: Kate Fagan

Kate Fagan is a columnist and feature writer for ESPN. Her latest book is What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen. “When I was pr...

Longform
Rabbis Won't Call Trump for Jewish High Holidays Because of Charlottesville Response

Trump’s statements were "so lacking in moral leadership and empathy for the victims of racial and religious hatred that we cannot organize such a call this year...

Newsweek
The Atlantic Relaunches iOS App: Featuring Full Magazine Download and Archive

Washington, D.C. (August 23, 2017)-- The Atlantic has launched a premium iOS app that represents a new and improved way of experiencing its journalism on the go, with greater...

The Atlantic
Mariah Carey Among Many Successful Women Who Suffer From Low Self-Esteem

Mariah Carey is just a "regular human being" like everyone else...

Newsweek
Trump ditched climate science, now his science envoy is ditching him with a harsh hidden message

It’s not a good time to be Donald Trump. The US president has been facing backlash from unlikely corners for his comments on the Charlottesville&...

Quartz
The misleading chart showing Google searches for “my eyes hurt” after the eclipse, fixed

This chart, created by a Reddit user, has been going around after the Great American Eclipse. After looking at this chart all I can say…...

Quartz
Even Dark Web Drug Traffickers Have to Help Their Parents With Computers and the Internet

“He got his son, Philip Luciano, involved,” states a federal court complaint. “Philip was the one who knew how to use the dark web: Philip set up their account on the da...

Newsweek
Hillary Clinton Regrets Not Calling Donald Trump a ‘Creep’

“Maybe I have overlearned the lesson of staying calm, biting my tongue, digging my fingernails into a clenched fist, smiling all the while,” Clinton writes...

Newsweek
Hillary Clinton Regrets Not Calling Donald Trump a 'Creep'

"Maybe I have over-learned the lesson of staying calm, biting my tongue, digging my fingernails into a clenched fist, smiling all the while," Clinton...

Newsweek
What should a memorial to slavery look like? One museum's answer: put slave stories first.

"They did what they could to erase your past." The curator of Whitney Plantation Museum, America’s only museum dedicated solely to the history of s...

Vox
Elon Musk Reveals What a SpaceX Astronaut Will Look Like

The suit comes embossed with the American flag and resembles the outfit worn by the white Power Ranger...

Newsweek
Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov Orders Divorced Couples to Get Back Together, and They Have

Within less than a month since the order by the self-confessed "foot soldier of Putin," almost 1,000 divorced Chechen couples have reunited, state TV...

Newsweek
U.S. Military Disputes ISIS Assault Death Toll, Calls Militants Most 'Evil and Brutal' Enemy in History of War

The U.S. coalition tasked with fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria told Newsweek the world has not seen an urban assault like Mosul since World War II...

Newsweek
Russia Boasts Soldier Armor Tested in Syria Has Perfect Protection

Russia does not claim to have ground forces in combat in Syria, though the Ratnik kit is the latest Russian infantry armor and equipment set...

Newsweek
Why Mark Zuckerberg wore a tie to work every day in 2009

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is famous for not thinking about what he wears—he would rather think about work. That’s why he has so many plain&#...

Quartz
Queen's Brian May Will Rock You With 3-D book, Adam Lambert Tour, Astrophysics, Animal Rescue

May has published a new 3-D history of Queen, and the guys in NASA who read Dr. May's book are likely to go bonkers over it...

Newsweek
Donald Trump’s Arts Committee: Why the Resignations Matter

All 16 members of President Donald Trump’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities have resigned in protest of his response to the violence in Charlottesville...

Newsweek
Trump ‘Pee Tape’ Dossier Researcher Tells Investigators He ‘Stands By’ Explosive Allegations About Russia Links

Glenn Simpson, whose firm compiled an infamous dossier on Donald Trump, spent more than 10 hours talking with Senate investigators...

Newsweek
Israel: Two Jews on List of 20 Israeli Citizens Recruited by ISIS

The pair were said by security services to have traveled to Iraq or Syria...

Newsweek
Weather on Mars: Snow Might Hit Red Planet in Nighttime Storms

Snow on Mars? Yup. Just maybe not enough to have a snowball fight...

Newsweek
In an effort to avoid liberal outrage, ESPN has managed to piss off everybody

In an increasingly polarized America, the sports giant ESPN has pulled off a highly improbable feat: simultaneously angering both conservatives and progressives—albeit for d...

Quartz
USS Indianapolis: An Extraordinary Story of a Sunken Ship, Resolute Sailors and the Will to Survive

The warship was torpedoed by the Japanese during World War II, and for 72 years, its whereabouts remained a mystery...

Newsweek
How Student Internships Saved a Chicago School

CHICAGO—One May morning, 22 stories above Chicago’s Wabash Avenue, Aurice Blanton ignored the stunning spring view of Lake Michigan. He had work to do. He toggled his comp...

The Atlantic
Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars

In a corner of Alphabet’s campus, there is a team working on piece of software that may be the key to self-driving cars. No journalist has ever seen it in action. They call...

The Atlantic
Barcelona Attack: Charlie Hebdo Publishes Controversial Anti-Islam Cover Art

Critics say the cover art risks stoking greater Islamophobia in France...

Newsweek
ISIS Accused Of Beheading 11 in Libya As Jihadis’ Strength Grows in North Africa

There are now believed to be 1,000 ISIS fighters in Libya as the group expands into the country's lawless, desert south...

Newsweek
Removing the Wrong Robert Lee

On Tuesday, ESPN announced that its management had pulled an Asian American announcer named Robert Lee from an assignment covering the season’s first home football game at t...

The Atlantic
ESPN's Robert Lee Blunder—and the Backlash It Provoked

On Tuesday, ESPN announced that its management had pulled an Asian American announcer named Robert Lee from an assignment covering the season’s first home football game at t...

The Atlantic
Can Democrats Ban Trump From Twitter Through This $1 Billion Crowdfunding Campaign?

As of Wednesday morning, Valerie Plame Wilson had only raised about $5,600...

Newsweek
Trump's Vacation Is Over

How many people, given the prerogative to travel wherever they wanted and the use of a fully staffed jet to do it, would head to Phoenix, Arizona, in the dog days of August? B...

The Atlantic
To Be Rich it Helps to Be Old, IRS Wealth Statistics Show: Report

By studying tax data, a new report shows that six of the top 25 wealthiest Americans are more than 80 years old...

Newsweek
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