Anthony Blinken

‘You’re under the influence’: Secretary of State Blinken’s New Year’s Eve post praising U.S. global efforts in 2023 gets roasted

Posters dinged Blinken for American foreign policy in the past year.

On Jan 2, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

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How ‘Soccer Twitter’ helped lead Folarin Balogun to play for the U.S.

"Soccer fans and alternative media alike have never been more passionate than now" — according to a fan who became part of an incredible piece of U.S. soccer lore.

On Jun 16, 2023 by Justin Ruderman

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Uninsured woman shared she was going to try medicinal herbs to deal with intestinal worms, sparking debate on the state of US healthcare

'Just go to urgent care.'

On Jul 8, 2022 by Jack Alban

hand pulling armor plate out of backpack with caption 'thought my backpack came iwth a piece of foam to protect my laptop'

A TikToker thought her backpack came with foam to protect her laptop. Turns out, her father put a piece of Kevlar in it (updated)

'So sad they even have to think of that in the US.'

On Apr 15, 2022 by Braden Bjella


China advised tech companies to lobby against the Trump administration’s trade ban

The American tech companies include Microsoft and Dell.

On Jun 9, 2019 by Stephanie Fillion

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Viral photo of tear-gassed immigrants gets branded a hoax by far-right

Why such a fight over this particular photo?

On Nov 26, 2018 by David Covucci

The United States is expected to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, according to numerous reports. 

U.S. withdraws from UN Human Rights Council (updated)

The decision to withdraw from the council comes one day after it criticized President Donald Trump's administration for separating children from their families at detention centers near the border.

On Jun 19, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich

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What would the electoral map look like if only [insert thing] voted?

Makes you think.

On Oct 12, 2016 by Miles Klee

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6 ways a Donald Trump presidency could actually be good

It's not all bad.

On Jun 11, 2016 by Peter Bd

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4 of the most despicable moves in U.S. political history

United Scum of America.

On Apr 6, 2016 by Matt Lubchansky

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Google autocomplete reveals exactly what people think of your state

You gotta feel for Rhode Island.

On Feb 8, 2016 by Elijah Watson

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This map reveals the job your state can’t stop Googling

Keep dreaming, North Carolina.

On Jan 20, 2016 by Miles Klee

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Ranking the weirdest Tinder bros across America

America the swipeable.

On Jan 14, 2016 by April Siese

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China says it based controversial encryption proposal on U.S. law

Beijing is essentially saying, 'We learned it by watching you.'

On Dec 23, 2015 by Eric Geller

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White House says U.S. will accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming year

In contrast, Germany has offered to accept as many as 800,000 seeking asylum.

On Sep 10, 2015 by Dell Cameron