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How to watch the People’s Choice Awards and red carpet without a TV

Now that Americans have cast their ballots in the midterms, it’s time to turn our attention to another popularity contest.

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19 things you can do to help California wildfire victims right now

Huge swaths of California are currently on fire. The Hill and Woolsey fires have cut through thousands of acres (over 83,000

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This incredibly simple privacy app helps protect your phone from snoops with one click

In the United States and many other countries, there are no legal protections to stop internet service providers–landline or mobile–from

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Google and YouTube team up with StoryCorps to tell veterans’ stories

Google is teaming up with the *ahem* veteran storytellers at StoryCorps to help mark Veterans Day with a new oral

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Enough is enough. It’s time to boycott White House press briefings

News flash! The U.S.’s food safety watchdog was accused of ignoring its own scientists when it recently declared that BPA,

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Pipeline Vandals Are Reinventing Climate Activism

Angry about climate change, activists shut down an oil pipeline in Minnesota—and then tried to convince a jury that their

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New Google Harassment Policy Falls Short of Worker Demands

Organizers of last week’s walkout say ending mandatory arbitration for individual harassment claims still thwarts collective action, among other concerns.

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How an InfoWars Video Became a White House Tweet

A video distributed by Sarah Sanders to justify revoking the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta was altered in

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Midterm Elections 2018: Voters Chipped Away at Gerrymandering

A series of successful ballot initiatives should create more districts where voters get to choose their representatives—not the other way

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San Francisco Sets a New Tech Trend: Tax the Companies

Proposition C, which will raise an additional $300 million a year for homeless services, was approved with roughly 60 percent

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