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Ron DeSantis apparently has a problem with the constitutionally enshrined right to assemble. By Bess Levin April 19, 2021 As racial-justice protests swelled around the country during his last year in office, Donald Trump made it abundantly clear that he had little regard for the constitutionally enshrined right to assemble. Regularly conflating peaceful protesters with
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“That’s what happens when people listen to us,” one OAN producer remembered thinking while watching the Capitol insurrection unfold. By Charlotte Klein April 18, 2021 One America News Network, the right-wing cable channel that rose to prominence by parroting pro-Trump falsehoods in the aftermath of the 2020 election, has for months churned out conspiracy-addled coverage
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English stage and screen actor Helen McCrory, who appeared in several U.K. productions including Peaky Blinders, Skyfall and three Harry Potter films, has died at the age of 52. McCrory’s husband, Damian Lewis, announced her death in a social media post on Friday. Read more: Remembering the celebrities we lost in 2020 “Heartbroken to announce that after an heroic
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The New York Times, Time, and the AP have racked up six-figure sales of digital assets that could be a future revenue stream—or the next bubble to burst. “If it doesn’t make sense,” Quartz’s CEO says of the frenzy, “it probably doesn’t make sense.” By Charlotte Klein April 16, 2021 It’s never too late to
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Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip‘s funeral, minimizing the chances of any awkward moments between the brothers, who are grappling with strained relations since Harry’s decision to step away from royal duties last year. Buckingham Palace on Thursday released
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This month marks the 50-year anniversary of the release of Sticky Fingers, one of the greatest and most notorious of the Rolling Stones’ 30 studio albums. The songs, of course, have been embroidered on FM radio for decades—with “Brown Sugar” stirring controversy to this day—but just as unforgettable is the seamy LP cover, which depicts
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The former president’s toxic mix of conspiracy theories and grievances continue to define the GOP, as evidenced by his Saturday night speech full of baseless election claims and petty attacks on anyone deemed disloyal. By Charlotte Klein April 11, 2021 Addressing Republican National Committee donors and GOP officials at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday, former President Donald
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Timothée Chalamet made a cameo during a hysterical musical sketch that was inspired by some of Timbaland’s old school beats! Timothée Chalamet, 25, couldn’t stay away from the SNL stage for too long! Just four months after his hosting debut, the actor made a hilarious cameo during the “Weird Little Flute” sketch. In the bit, Pete Davidson,
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