Clarissa-Jan Lim Szu-Hwei
Clarissa-Jan is Bustle's associate news editor.
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North Korea Just Announced It Won't Run Nuclear Tests & Missile Launches Anymore

In a major announcement on Saturday morning local time ahead of his meeting with President Trump, Kim Jong Un reportedly announced that North Korea will stop nuclear tests and missile launches. State media reported that, "From April 21, North Korea w…
By Clarissa-Jan Lim Szu-Hwei

These Tributes To Barbara Bush Show How Her Legacy Transcended Partisan Politics

Wife of a former president and mother of another, Barbara Bush died on Tuesday at age 92 in her Houston, Texas, home. Social media reacted swiftly to the news of Barbara Bush's death, and the memes and tributes from prominent figures on both sides of…
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It's Tax Day And The IRS Is Actually More Screwed Than You

Millions of Americans who put off filing their taxes for months scramble on Tax Day every year. If you're among those trying to file their taxes on Tuesday, April 17, you might be wondering why the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website is down on su…
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Facebook "Shadow Profiles" Sound Sketchy As Hell — Here's What You Need To Know

Mark Zuckerberg resumed his two-day congressional hearing on Wednesday, returning to Congress to testify on Facebook's mishandling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. One remark from the social media network CEO has left many wondering: …
By Clarissa-Jan Lim Szu-Hwei

Tech Genius Mark Zuckerberg Left His Notes Open During His Congressional Hearing Break

On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg headed to Congress to explain the social media network's role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Sometime during the hearing, a break commenced, and Zuckerberg's notes for the congressional hearing were …
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Here's What Police Are Saying About Whether The Van Attack In Germany Was Terrorism

On Saturday, in the German city of Münster, a van plowed into pedestrians, killing at least three people and injuring more. A German security official told The Washington Post that the man driving the vehicle then shot himself. It's unclear if the Mü…
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Aubrey O'Day's First Instagram Post Since The Trump Jr. News Broke Is Super Cryptic

In the days following the first headlines about her and Donald Trump Jr.'s reported relationship, it seemed as if Aubrey O'Day went dark on Instagram, never to return. But on Thursday, in her first Instagram post since the Trump Jr. story broke, O'Da…
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A Fox News Host Says Sorry For Mocking David Hogg... After Her Show Lost Ads

After a day of angry backlash, Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologized to Parkland student David Hogg on Thursday. Ingraham had tweeted a link to an article mocking Hogg, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, for being reje…
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What Andrew McCabe Said About His Firing Pulls No Punches Against Trump

On Friday night, Attorney General Jeff Sessions accepted a recommendation to fire former FBI director Andrew McCabe just days before he was expected to retire. Shortly after the news came out, McCabe released a statement about his firing calling it "…
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Adam Rippon Doesn’t Think He Should Meet Mike Pence. Here's Why He Wants To Anyway.

Adam Rippon doesn't think he's the right person to have that conversation with Vice President Mike Pence. Or at least, he doesn't think he's the only gay person that Pence, with his long history of pushing anti-LGBTQ policies, should face. Rippon is …
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A Man Reportedly Shot Himself Outside The White House & Is Dead

According to multiple reports, the Secret Service said a man fatally shot himself outside the White House on Saturday. He was reportedly declared dead at the scene. Authorities say no one else was injured. President Trump and first lady Melania Trump…
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A Shooting At A Michigan University Has The Campus On Lockdown

Michigan State Police confirmed on Friday morning that there was a shooting at the Central Michigan University, killing two people. The suspect remains at large, and the campus is on lockdown. CMU officials have warned students to stay away from the …
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The Larry Nassar Scandal Has Finally Hit The US Olympic Committee & Now The CEO Is Out

In recent months, hundreds of girls and women have come forward detailing the horrific sexual abuse they endured at the hands of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. On Wednesday, Scott Blackmun stepped down from the U.S. Olympic Committee; he …
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This Is The Woman Team USA Athletes Picked To Lead Them Into The Closing Ceremony

After weeks of euphoria, heartbreak, drama, and all the other things that come with intense sporting competition, the Winter Olympics will come to a close on Sunday. If you're getting up early for the grand closing, keep an eye on the Winter Olympics…
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Here's How Much Money Super Bowl Announcer Cris Collinsworth Is Worth

From wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals to NFL commentator, this particular man has had a successful career in football for decades. On Sunday, he will be the announcer for the 2018 Super Bowl, and if you're seeing him on the field, you might b…
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These #YoMemoJokes About The Nunes Memo Will Make You Ugly Laugh So Hard

Rep. Devin Nunes warned that the memo he would release would be revelatory and damning. Republicans who had claimed to have seen it declared it was "worse than Watergate." So when the Nunes memo was released on Friday and quickly dissected, many were…
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Joe Kennedy Shares An Alma Mater With Obama

Leaders of the Democratic Party announced this week that Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy III, will be delivering its response to President Trump's State of the Union on Jan. 30. Chosen to play such a prominent national role, there's already heightened…
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This Is The Man Democrats Have Chosen To Respond To Trump's State Of The Union

All eyes will be on President Trump on the evening of Jan. 30 when he delivers his first State of the Union (SOTU) address to Congress. As is typical of an opposition party following the president's annual speech, Democrats are gearing up for their r…
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Meet 7 Women Under 21 Who Are Already Fighting For Repro Rights

It's been 45 years since the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision, but the fight to secure women's reproductive rights still is ongoing. And the battle isn't just being waged in state legislatures and between lobbying organizations anymore: …
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23 Women's March Signs That Are Fierce & Feminist As Hell

Thousands took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, Jan. 20, to participate in this year's Women's March. The demonstrations were as exuberant and hopeful as they were the year before, and the feminist, funny signs from this 2018 …
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