Greg Gianforte speaking at podium

Republican candidate for Congress charged with assault after ‘body-slamming’ reporter

The candidate disputes multiple eyewitness reports.

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American police have killed more than 1,000 people this year

They might kill more people than auto-erotic asphyxiation in 2015.

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An upcoming documentary is spreading dangerous lies about birth control

Many claim that hormonal contraception is dangerous. But in reality, it’s quite safe and effective.

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Is WikiLeaks dead?

Dumping the Sony emails may have been WikiLeaks’ last gasp at relevancy.

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Should this dude tell his bride-to-be he slept with her father?

Is honesty really the best policy in this situation? You decide.

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Author ignites controversy by stalking negative Goodreads reviewer

How an online game of cat-and-mouse spilled into real life.

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Meet the man who livetweeted every day of Britain’s phone-hacking trial

We find out just how difficult it is to livetweet an entire trial.

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What’s holding women back in the workplace? It’s the sexism, stupid

Women continue to face this double bind over and over again.

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Here’s why the Google Doodle is full of gay pride today

Even the Guardian’s “g” is decked out in rainbows.

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New York Times, Guardian call on Obama to pardon Snowden

“Mr. Snowden deserves better than a life of permanent exile, fear and flight.”

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Top NSA official offers Snowden hope of amnesty—with one major caveat

All he might need to do is turn over every top-secret file that has yet to be published.

On by Sarah Weber

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The FBI’s 20 favorite articles about Barrett Brown

The U.S. government has great taste in journalism. Here are the 20 articles it selected as evidence against Barrett Brown.

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Kremlin readies its own social network

In an effort to control the Russian Internet, the Kremlin is launching its own network for government complaints.

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Pulitzer-prize winner to serialize story on Twitter

The complete short story will also be printed in the New Yorker magazine.

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Mick Twister tweets current events as limericks

Mick Twister’s 140-character limericks might be the most unusual way to catch up on the day’s news. 

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