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After 20 years, Ellen still has one of the best coming out stories on television

After 20 years, Ellen still has one of the best coming out stories on television

June 1, 2017

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"The Puppy Episode"

It’s almost impossible to remember a time when Ellen DeGeneres — the inoffensive pastel-palette comedian beloved by Pantsuit Nation moms and Holiday Inn lounges everywhere — was actually something of a radical.

On April 30, The Ellen …

David Dao Settlement Estimate: How Much Did Doctor Removed From United Airlines Flight Get?

David Dao Settlement Estimate: How Much Did Doctor Removed From United Airlines Flight Get?

June 1, 2017

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David Dao has received a settlement from United Airlines, and in the absence of specific amounts, legal consultants speaking to the media can do little more than estimate how much he received.

This week, United and the Kentucky doctor, who …

Russian F1 Grand Prix will set the tone for the European season

Russian F1 Grand Prix will set the tone for the European season

June 1, 2017

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When Ferrari won the first round of the 2017 Formula One season in Australia, the suggestion that this campaign would be a genuinely different prospect to the previous three years was still but a tantalising aspiration. Now the final race …

Impeach Trump? Not so fast, Evan Low

Impeach Trump? Not so fast, Evan Low

June 1, 2017

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US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron

It’s time for us to talk about naked self-interest for journalists. All right, it doesn’t have to be naked. We can clothe it in high-sounding phrases, like the …

Private donors pour millions into California politicians’ pet projects

Private donors pour millions into California politicians’ pet projects

May 31, 2017

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‘Tis better to give than to receive, they say — especially when you’re giving someone else’s money.

Since 2011, California public officials have steered more than $74.5 million of other people’s money to their favorite causes and charities, often donated …

Rural Film Festivals Are the Next Frontier of LGBTQ Tolerance

Rural Film Festivals Are the Next Frontier of LGBTQ Tolerance

May 31, 2017

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Illustration by Lia Kantrowitz

Far from the coasts, with moving stories in darkened theaters, people’s minds are changing.

In the fall of 2015 in tiny Lewisburg, West Virginia, Tim Ward and Jon Matthews were gearing up for the second annual …

German airlines drop safety rule prompted by Germanwings crash

German airlines drop safety rule prompted by Germanwings crash

May 31, 2017

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Germanwings has now merged with Eurowings

German airlines are dropping safety rules brought in after the 2015 Germanwings plane crash which require two people in the cockpit at all times.

Andreas Lubitz killed 150 people by crashing the plane – …

Donald Trump Uses Old Derogatory ‘Pocahontas’ Insult While Hinting Elizabeth Warren May Run In 2020 [Opinion]

Donald Trump Uses Old Derogatory ‘Pocahontas’ Insult While Hinting Elizabeth Warren May Run In 2020 [Opinion]

May 31, 2017

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Apparently, Donald Trump felt comfortable reverting back to his most derogatory self when speaking to an NRA crowd in Atlanta on Friday. As he has done in the past, the new POTUS waded into the world of racial slurs while …

Beautiful new see-through frog puts whole heart on display

Beautiful new see-through frog puts whole heart on display

May 31, 2017

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CC BY 4.0 Jaime Culebras and Ross Maynard

The new-to-science Amazonian glassfrog has skin so transparent that its tiny heart can be seen beating in its chest.

The Amazon rain forest is obviously a magical place, made even more so …

Active managers go all-in on tech giants as returns soar

Active managers go all-in on tech giants as returns soar

May 31, 2017

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The Facebook logo is displayed on the company’s website in an illustration photo taken in Bordeaux, France on February 1, 2017. (Regis Duvignau/Reuters)

Investment managers are doubling down on the hottest stocks of 2017 — and it’s paying off.

Funds …