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SCOTUS Refuses to Hear Appeal for Brendan Dassey from Making a Murderer

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled against hearing an appeal for Brendan Dassey, who is currently serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach.

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“11 Signs You Are Not Getting Enough Sleep” Webcomic Explains What’s Happening to You

Does this explain what's been keeping you up at night?

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Evangeline Lilly Calls Out Male Actors on Their B.S. and It’s Fantastic to Watch

Evangeline Lilly is calling out male actors and Hollywood during her press tour for Ant-Man and The Wasp and it is fantastic.

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Seth Rogen Confirms James Franco Is “Back at Work” After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Longtime friend and collaborator, Seth Rogen has confirmed that Franco is back at work on his HBO series 'The Deuce' following accusations of sexual misconduct made against the actor in January.

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Walgreens Pharmacist Humiliates Woman by Denying Prescription to End Unviable Pregnancy

Following the devastating news at her 10-week checkup that her baby's development had stopped, Nicole Arteaga had no choice but to terminate her pregnancy. At the Walgreens, Arteaga was then told by the pharmacist that he would not give her the medication because of his ethical beliefs.

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“This Is Not a Moment, This Is a Movement”: Netflix Celebrates Strong Black Leads by Re-Creating “A Great Day in Harlem”

Netflix brought together 47 of their black actors, producers, writers, showrunners, and directors for "A Great Day in Hollywood".

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The Hate U Give Trailer Shows the Devastating Aftermath of a Police Shooting

The first trailer for the long-awaited film adaptation of The Hate U Give arrived at Sunday's BET awards.

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Things We Saw Today: Tom Holland Spoils the Title of the Next Spiderman Sequel

Plus space travel, Final Fantasy, and the world's ugliest dog!

Tom Holland continues to battle Mark Ruffalo for the prize of "Avenger Most Likely to Spoil the Secrets of the MCU." The erstwhile Spiderman posted a video to his Instagram from the Ace Comic-Con in Seattle, where he apologizes for having no new announcements to make, before revealing the title and logo of the upcoming sequel, Spiderman: Far From Home. The movie is set for July 5, 2019,

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The Cast of Avengers: Infinity War Found Out About the Ending of the Film While Stuck in a Van

That must have a pretty big van.

The Russo brothers went to great lengths to keep the ending of Avengers: Infinity War a secret...even from the Avengers themselves. At the Ace Comic-Con in Seattle this weekend, Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch) and Paul Bettany (Vision) discussed their experience shooting the blockbuster film and its shocking ending.

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The Women of Saudi Arabia Celebrate the End of the Driving Ban

It's the dawn of a new era for the women of Saudi Arabia.

At midnight on Saturday, the women drivers of Saudi Arabia started their engines and exercised their newly legal right to drive. People cheered in the streets and celebrated as the woman drove through the streets of major cities like Riyadh and Jeddah.

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Non-Binary Folks Share Advice for Coming Out as Gender Non-Conforming and Accepting Yourself

Struggling to come out as your authentic self? You're not alone.

With Pride Month coming to a close, Lifehacker has released a video featuring folks discussing coming out and the process of identifying as non-binary. The individuals include Nandi Kayyy, Dane Calabro, Divesh Brahmbhatt, and Kei Williams, all of whom use the pronouns they/them, but describe their gender identity in a variety of different ways. The video touches on gender, sexuality, identity, and the struggles of coming out as non-binary.

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Fox Showrunners are Speaking Out Against Fox News in the Midst of the Family Separation Crisis

Judd Apatow, Seth MacFarlane, and Steve Levitan criticize the network's dishonest reporting.

In the midst of the Trump administration's family separation horror show, showrunners and producers who work for Fox are speaking out against the network's news channel. In a series of tweets, Judd Apatow called on people in power to speak out against their parent company and Rupert Murdoch for engineering a network of propaganda and dishonest reporting.

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Things We Saw Today: Paul McCartney Makes James Corden Tear Up During Carpool Karaoke

Plus horror TV series, Supernatural, doggos and more!

James Corden's Carpool Karaoke segment on The Late Late Show is always fun, but this super-sized edition featuring Sir Paul McCartney is truly one for the books. The two drive around McCartney's hometown of Liverpool, making stops at Penny Lane and greeting people on the street as they sing along to some of the Beatles' greatest hits.

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Twitter is Losing Its Mind Over the Game of Thrones Wedding of Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie

It's a Westerosi royal wedding!

Traditionally, the weddings on Game of Thrones have been bloody affairs filled with stabbings, poisonings, and betrayal. Thankfully that wasn't the case at the wedding of Kit Harington and Rose Leslie in Aberdeenshire, Scotland this morning. The couple met filming the series, where their characters Ygritte and Jon Snow fell in love beyond the wall. The couple have been together ever since.

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Netflix Fires Chief Communications Officer After He Repeatedly Used a Racist Slur at Work

Plus, a FAQ on when it's okay for white folks to use the n-word. SPOILER ALERT: it's never!

Netflix has fired their Chief Communications Officer Jonathan Friedland, after Friedland used the N-word in a meeting with other staffers. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings released a memo about the firing, saying “Jonathan contributed greatly in many areas, but his descriptive use of the N-word on at least two occasions at work showed unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity and is not in line with our values as a company.”

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Members of the Trump Administration Publicly Shamed and Ejected from Restaurants, Gee I Wonder Why?

If you're gonna be a Nazi, you don't get any soup.

This has been quite a week for the Trump administration, what with jailing infants, lying about it, and then lying about those lies (sidebar: why are they never on the same page regarding the lies? Start a Slack convo or a group text chain or something. It's not that hard). Last night, Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to have dinner with relatives at the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, VA when she was asked to leave by the owner.

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Things We Saw Today: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Teaser Looks Adorable

Netflix is already slaying the rom-com for adults, but now they are bringing the fire to YA with To All The Boys I've Loved Before.

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The Abduction as Romance Trope is Thriving—But Not in the Romance Novel

Abduction as Romance is thriving in film, but thankfully romance authors are reinventing the mold around consent and sex and love.

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Employees, GitHub Coders Pressure Microsoft to End Their Contract with ICE

Hundreds of employees from both Microsoft and the recently acquired GitHub have threatened to leave the company unless they sever their contract with ICE. The tech giant currently has a $19.4 million dollar contract with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, and ICE's family separation policy has clearly had an impact on the employees.

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Washington D.C. Voted to Raise the Minimum Wage for Wait Staff, Restaurants Looking to Fight Back

The vote passed in D.C., 44,353 to 36,090 in favor of Initiative 77, according to The Washington Post. The law will require that businesses have the minimum wage raised to $15 an hour by July 2025.

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