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Why I'm Done Trying To "Hear Out" Trump Supporters

Apparently, Hillary Clinton supporters aren't the only ones feeling disappointment four months into Donald Trump's administration. Though he promised supporters, "We will have so much winning if I get...
By Lani Seelinger

Updates To The Ariana Grande Concert Explosion In Manchester

According to the latest reports, there were a "number of fatalities" at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester, England. NBC Nightly News reported that local police said there were deaths...
By Emily Shire

The Ariana Grande Concert Explosions Are Being Investigated

The Guardian reported Monday that there were explosions at an Ariana Grande concert in England, and while rumors have been flying, terrorism has not yet been identified as the motive. British police c...
By Seth Millstein

Police Are Responding To "Incident" At Ariana Grande Concert

British police responded to an "incident" Monday evening as reports circulated about possible explosions at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, United Kingdom. Billboard reported that Grande's rep...
By Celia Darrough

Can Stacey Abrams Become the First African-American Woman Governor in History?

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams may become the first African-American woman to be elected governor in the history of the United States. Abrams recently announced she is forming an exploratory committee...
By Elizabeth Strassner

The Irony Of Tomi Lahren's Lecture To Students On Jobs

Conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren recently waded into the debate surrounding the Notre Dame University protest. She disagreed with the political gesture of the student-led dissent and pro...
By Mehreen Kasana

Bustle's Editors On Billboard + Billy Bush

Happy Monday, all! It may be a dreary day here in New York, but there's officially less than a month to go until summer actually begins (June 21, if you're counting). We're almost there, people! To st...
By Rachel Simon

There’s A New “Fearless Girl” In Town

The West Coast now has its own Fearless Girl-inspired statue in Sacramento. State Democrats revealed a bronze statue of a little girl atop their headquarters on Friday, just as the state party's conve...
By Tara Wanda Merrigan

Trump Is Already Exhausted On His Very First Trip Abroad

Maybe it's the jetlag. Maybe it's navigating all of the complex and unfamiliar social norms. Maybe it's just that feeling you get when you can't sleep in your own bed. Whatever it is, Trump is already...
By Lani Seelinger

This Virtual Reality Film Highlights Abortion Clinic Harassment

Going to an abortion clinic can be a jarring experience. There's verbal harassment from anti-abortion protesters on one's way to the clinic, as well as the incredible tension involved to find a safe a...
By Mehreen Kasana

Florida Mayor Giggles About Pointing A Gun At Reporters

Since President Donald Trump stepped into the White House in January, journalists have become increasingly concerned about the restriction of press freedom in the country. One only needs to look at ho...
By Kelly Tunney

Texas Moves Forward With “Bathroom Bill” Legislation

State Republicans are once again trying to restrict transgender people's use of restrooms, this time in Texas. On Monday, Texas lawmakers passed a piece of legislation through the House that restricts...
By Tara Wanda Merrigan

A Hospital In Bangkok Was Bombed

News broke Monday morning of explosions at Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok, leaving at least 24 injured, with 18 requiring hospital attention and three being described as seriously hurt. While the...
By Natasha Guzmán

The Hand Slap That Launched A Thousand Theories

There's been a lot of discussion about Donald and Melania Trump's marriage, and Monday was no different. Upon arriving in Israel, Melania appeared to slap away Trump's outstretched hand — and sent int...
By Lani Seelinger

Saudi Arabia Is Not The Heart Of The Muslim World

Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia has garnered reactions from people, Muslim and non-Muslim, across the board. Some view Trump softening his rhetoric after a documented history of incendiary remark...
By Mehreen Kasana

Justin Trudeau Is The Photobomb King We Need

While America's leader is currently in Saudi Arabia causing up a stir about whether Trump bowed or curtsied to King Salman, Canada's leader is in his home country, causing a stir about something less ...
By Kelly Tunney

Texas Senate Votes On A New Anti-LGBTQ Measure

In Texas, where the foster care system is so overwhelmed that children sleep in offices, according to The Texas Tribune, the Republican-controlled Senate on Monday passed a measure that could allow pr...
By Tara Wanda Merrigan

Trump's Supporters Are Threatening To Lynch Al Green

Several of Donald Trump's most avid supporters had a thoroughly unsurprising reaction to a legislator's call for Trump's impeachment — racism. Last Wednesday, Rep. Al Green of Texas became the first m...
By Natasha Guzmán

Michael Flynn Will Plead The Fifth To Avoid Senate Subpoena

It's the beginning of the week, and the breaking news mill on the Trump-Russia scandal is already picking up speed again. Now, the Associated Press is reporting that former national security advisor M...
By Lani Seelinger

The GOP Will Resist Impeaching Trump For A While

With so many incredible stories coming out of the White House, lots of people are trying to learn more about impeachment — including perhaps even the Trump Administration. According to what two source...
By Joseph D. Lyons

How Trump's Budget Is A Feminist Issue

President Donald Trump's proposed budget is expected to be revealed on Tuesday and it, unfortunately, seems to include massive cuts to popular and widely-used programs. More specifically, Trump's budg...
By Sarah Friedmann