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Arrests Precede Major Demonstrations in Portland, Oregon

Arrests Precede Major Demonstrations in Portland, Oregon

By Gillian Flaccus | Aug 17
Authorities arrested the leader of a right-wing group on the eve of a rally that's expected to draw people from around the U.S. to Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, prompting Patriot Prayer's Joey Gibson to urge his followers to "show up one hundred-fold."

Police Seek to Question Man in NYC Rice Cooker Bomb Scare

Police Seek to Question Man in NYC Rice Cooker Bomb Scare

By Jennifer Peltz | Aug 16
Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers caused an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town Friday morning before police determined the objects were not explosives.

A Neuroscience-Based Action Plan to Deal with Stress After El Paso and Dayton Shootings

A Neuroscience-Based Action Plan to Deal with Stress After El Paso and Dayton Shootings

By Laurel Mellin, University of California, San Francisco | Aug 16
From a neuroscience perspective, our response to daily stress is a function of brain circuits. When you feel overwhelmed, lost, numb, depressed or in a panic, that is usually caused by the activation of toxic stress circuits.

NARS Cosmetics' 'Sexually Explicit' Lipstick Ad Makes a Splash

NARS Cosmetics' 'Sexually Explicit' Lipstick Ad Makes a Splash

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16
NARS Cosmetics have made a marketing strategy from suggestive names for their products, but for some a suggestive new lipstick ad might have gone a bit too far.

LGBTQ YouTube Content Creators Sue, Claim Unfair Treatment

LGBTQ YouTube Content Creators Sue, Claim Unfair Treatment

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16
A group of LGBTQ YouTube content creators have brought suit against the platform, saying that YouTube punishes them for their content while allowing trolls, bigots, and anti-gay users to post hateful comments.

North Carolina Transgender Inmate Moved to Women's Prison

North Carolina Transgender Inmate Moved to Women's Prison

Aug 16
North Carolina officials have transferred a transgender inmate to a women's prison.

Judge Won't Dismiss Embattled Prosecutor from Political Case

Judge Won't Dismiss Embattled Prosecutor from Political Case

Aug 16
A Tennessee judge ruled on Thursday that a special prosecutor who has come under fire for making anti-gay and anti-Islam remarks will continue to handle a young black activist's court case.

Lil Nas X Graces Time Magazine's Newest Issue

Lil Nas X Graces Time Magazine's Newest Issue

Aug 15
It's been a fantastic year for Lil Nas X.

Hepatitis A Races Across the Country

Hepatitis A Races Across the Country

By Laura Ungar | Aug 15
Like a shadow, it follows the opioid epidemic, spreading mostly among drug users and the homeless. But anyone who hasn't been vaccinated can get hepatitis A.

NY Man Shares 'Read Receipts' Text After Tinder Date, Goes Viral on Twitter

NY Man Shares 'Read Receipts' Text After Tinder Date, Goes Viral on Twitter

Aug 15
A New York man recently shared a text exchange he had with a man he met on Tinder and went out on a date. Their conversation is currently going viral on Twitter with some calling it a "horror film" and "true crime."

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