Social Issues
Social Issues

The Actual ‘Medical Cost’ of Trump’s Ban on Transgender Service Members - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/healt...

Exclusion leaves the military weaker and the country more divided. #transgender

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The Cruelty and Cynicism of Trump’s Transgender Military Ban | The New Yorker
http://www.newyorker.com/news/ne...

The President’s tweets are a naked attempt to divert attention from his scandals.

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Republicans vote to move ahead on Obamacare repeal - POLITICO
http://www.politico.com/story/20...

The Senate vote would be a big win for President Donald #Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch #McConnell. #Obamacare

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A 10-year-old’s overdose death reveals Miami neighborhood’s intense struggle with opioids - The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/na...

Alton Banks’s death in Overtown is every parent’s nightmare.

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Obamacare repeal is flailing because Obamacare is working - Vox
http://www.vox.com/policy-and-po...

The Affordable Care Act’s successes are bedeviling Republican efforts to replace it. #Obamacare

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What Is the Quality of America's Schools? - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/educa...

Shoddy data help explain why parents have such conflicting views of the country's education system.

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Tube to change 'ladies and gentlemen' announcements - BBC News
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-engla...

Underground staff are to say "hello everyone" to passengers in an effort to become more gender-neutral.

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Harvard University just moved to end frats, sororities, and final clubs entirely - Quartz
http://qz.com/1027873/harvard-ju...

The argument: exclusive student groups breed elitism, sexism, alcohol abuse, and other problems by their very nature. #Harvard

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No One Is Talking About The Things That Would Actually Make Health Insurance Cheaper
http://www.buzzfeed.com/paulmcle...

US politicians are locked in an ideological battle over health care. But they're not really debating how to bring costs down — they're just shifting how to pay for them.

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San Diego-Area High School Tries Personalized Education - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/educa...

A San Diego-area high school has received a $10 million grant to overhaul how it educates students.

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Offbeat
Offbeat

Stephen Colbert ‘Russia Week’ Ratings Lift ‘Late Show’ to Weekly Win | Variety
http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/...

“The Late Show With Stephen #Colbert” scored its biggest margin of victory in total viewers ever thanks to the CBS late-night show’s “Russia Week” for the frame ending …

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Mario Cantone Wants to Play Anthony Scaramucci on 'Saturday Night Live' - NBC News
http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/n...

"Sex and the City" alum Mario Cantone said he's ready to play President Trump's new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, on "Saturday Night Live."

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Colbert’s Trip to Russia Included a Stop at the Alleged Pee Tape Hotel | Vanity Fair
http://www.vanityfair.com/hollyw...

Otherwise known as the Ritz-Carlton presidential suite. #Colbert

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Conan O'Brien: Kate Upton wooed by Clueless Gamer
http://ew.com/tv/2017/07/13/cona...

Don’t let her fiancé find out #KateUpton #ConanOBrien

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Watch Stephen Colbert and John Oliver Swap Russia War Stories | Vanity Fair
http://www.vanityfair.com/hollyw...

On Late Show, Oliver reminisced about his own trip to Russia in 2015—including a terrifying incident that happened at three in the morning. #Colbert #Oliver

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Peak Performance: The cognitive trick that elite athletes use to achieve seemingly impossible goals - Quartz
http://qz.com/1026992/the-cognit...

People who exhibit “superhuman” strength are able to do so only when they focus on a purpose greater than themselves.

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'Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Russia Week Details | Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com...

The five broadcasts will highlight #Colbert's time in #Russia, including his appearance on local television show 'Evening Urgant.'

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How to Survive Running Across the Grand Canyon - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/healt...

There are so many ways to die. #GrandCanyon

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Late-Night Lately: Colbert Returns From Russia, Samantha Bee Critiques Trumpcare, Hosts Skewer Trump's Latest Tweets | Hollywood Reporter
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THR's Late-Night Lately rounds up the best sketches and guests with a look at what's to come next week.

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This Flaming Pile Of Sulfur Looks Absolutely Crazy - Digg
http://digg.com/2017/sulfur-fire

​Combined with the cameraman's oxygen tank breathing sounds, this video seems like it's taking place on another planet.

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Sports
Sports

New York Jets claim Lucky Whitehead off waivers
http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/...

Lucky #Whitehead was claimed off waivers by the #Jets after the #Cowboys had parted ways with him following news of his involvement in a shoplifting arrest that turned out to be a case of mistaken identity.

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Report: Suns will not include Josh Jackson in any potential Kyrie Irving trade - CBSSports.com
http://www.cbssports.com/nba/new...

#Irving has requested a trade away from the #Cavaliers

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LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers denies reported role in Kyrie Irving trade demand saga
http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/...

#LeBron James tweeted a denial Tuesday of a report by ESPN's Stephen A. Smith that said James is unhappy his name was linked to reporting that teammate Kyrie Irving had requested a trade.

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Kyrie Irving’s trade request, explained - SBNation.com
http://www.sbnation.com/nba/2017...

Why he’d do it? Where’s he going? We answer all the questions you didn’t know you had about Kyrie #Irving’s request to be traded.

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Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott to appeal citation for driving 100 mph
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#Cowboys RB Ezekiel #Elliott, after entering a plea of no contest for a 100 mph speeding citation, has instead opted to appeal the misdemeanor conviction.

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How to Fall in Love in the NBA Summer League – The Ringer
http://theringer.com/bryn-forbes...

Bryn Forbes is a Vegas fling who might make it through the new year #NBASummerLeague

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Conor McGregor Willing to Bet Purse on Victory in Mayweather Fight
http://www.mmanews.com/conor-mcg...

Floyd #Mayweather Jr. proposed that himself and Conor #McGregor bet their entire fight purse on victory next month in their boxing showdown

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Paul George said he was initially surprised that he would be traded to Oklahoma City Thunder
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Paul George said Wednesday he was surprised by the trade to Oklahoma City. #PaulGeorge #OKC

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Paul George gets high praise on Oklahoma City Thunder from former star Kevin Durant
http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/...

New Thunder forward Paul George spoke with Sports Illustrated about Kevin #Durant's praise of Oklahoma City, George's awkward exit from Indiana and his desire to win an NBA title. #PaulGeorge

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What’s the Best NBA Team You Could Make of Players With the Same Name?
http://theringer.com/nba-first-n...

The Larrys are tough, but they wouldn’t be the best

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Politics
Politics

Trump Won’t Say if He Will Fire Sessions- WSJ
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trum...

President Donald #Trump expressed his disappointment in Attorney General Jeff #Sessions on Tuesday—but declined to say whether he planned to fire him.

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Boehner predicts Republicans will ‘never’ repeal and replace Obamacare - The Washington Post
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The former House speaker also warned in a private speech that the #GOP could ‘get annihilated’ in 2018.

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Mitch McConnell is breaking the Senate - Vox
http://www.vox.com/policy-and-po...

Will the majority leader’s desire to win lead him to wreck the institution he says he loves? #MitchMcConnell

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U.S. certifies that Iran is meeting terms of nuclear deal - The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wo...

But officials say #Trump plans to impose more sanctions over other issues. #Iran

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When a Witch Hunt Finds Real Witches - POLITICO Magazine
http://www.politico.com/magazine...

Let’s take another look at Donald #Trump Jr.’s email traffic, shall we? #TrumpJr

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The lights go out on the Republican Party - The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/op...

Surely GOP leaders will move with dispatch to disavow Team Trump’s behavior, right? Wrong.

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Donald Trump Jr. replied ‘love it’ when told of Russian effort to help Trump - POLITICO
http://www.politico.com/story/20...

Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday tweeted out what he said was the entire email chain setting up his controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer who had pledged to share damaging information about #Hillary Clinton. #DonaldTrumpJr

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Steven Bannon has a portrait of himself as Napoleon, courtesy of Nigel Farage · Newswire · The A.V. Club
http://www.avclub.com/article/st...

It’s been a minute since Darth Vader fan, rap expert, and presidential adviser Steve Bannon made headlines, but he’s apparently back in the good graces of his boss, Donald #Trump. #SteveBannon

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Smoke Gives Way to Fire in the Trump-Russia Saga - Rolling Stone
http://www.rollingstone.com/poli...

A bombshell 'New York Times' report shows #Trump campaign figures were willing to accept assistance from the #Russians.

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un: The Hardest Intelligence Target - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/inter...

The most dangerous nuclear threat to the United States requires understanding the intentions of just one man. #KimJongUn

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