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‘Fyre' and ‘Fyre Fraud' Reviews: Behind the Scenes of a Music Festival Fiasco

30 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Two documentaries try to unpack a spectacular scheme by Billy McFarland, now in prison, who used social media to sell a music festival in the Bahamas.
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Saints' Drew Brees, Sean Payton: So happy together

2 hours ago   |   Newsday

There's an exercise making its way around social media these days called the 10-year challenge. People are expected to post a photograph of themselves from 2009 alongside a...
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Patti Blagojevich ‘speechless' Van Dyke sentence is shorter than her husband's - and sends up flare to Trump on social media

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Patti Blagojevich compared on social media Friday the controversial sentencing of former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke to the lengthier prison sentence given to her...
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10YearChallenge: Harmless Trend or Boon to Facial Recognition Technology?

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The meme encourages people to post a photo of themselves from 10 years and one from today. It's just a drop in a big bucket of data Facebook has already amassed.
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Kris Bryant stirs up Cardinals rivalry, calls St. Louis ‘so boring'

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

CHICAGO - Think the Cubs rivalry with the Cardinals was getting stale? Warm it up Kris. Bryant ruffled some feathers in Cards country at the Cubs Convention Friday night when...
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Social Media Star Boo, ‘World's Cutest Dog,' Dies at 12

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Internet sensation ‘Boo,' a Pomeranian who was dubbed in 2011 as the world's cutest dog died Friday morning at the age of 12. In a Facebook post , Boo's owners informed the...
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Northern KY school faces backlash after viral video at DC march

4 hours ago   |   WLKY

A video that has been widely shared on social media has sparked outrage against a northern Kentucky high school.
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How to Inoculate Against Anti-Vaxxers

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

The no-vaccine crowd has persuaded a lot of people. But public health can prevail.
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By banishing the work of great artists, we are punishing everyone

By banishing the work of great artists, we are punishing everyone

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

I have a new fear. And this one's a doozy. Having weathered more than one social-­media s- -t storm, I'm one column away from the round of mob opprobrium that sinks my career...
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Gray Matter: Why Do People Fall for Fake News?

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Are they blinded by their political passions? Or are they just intellectually lazy?
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Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

John Coughlin, a two-time US pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died at the age of 33. His sister said in a Facebook post that he had taken his own... Read more ...

Devils have no answers for the new-look Ducks

Devils have no answers for the new-look Ducks

John Gibson made 29 saves and Troy Terry scored his first NHL goal and set up another Saturday, sending the new-look Ducks past the New Jersey Devils 3-2 at Prudential Center... Read more ...

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

President Trump repeated calls for a wall at the southern border and outlined measures aimed at reopening the federal government in a Saturday speech. He urged the creation of... Read more ...

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

LE HAVRE, France - Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday. Read more ...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100 mph chase, police say

Four bras, 14 pairs of panties, two candles and some air freshener refills - all valued at about $445 were taken from the store. Read more ...