Kaitlin Stanford
Senior News Editor. Lover of cheese. Part-time Anglophile. Unabashed cat lady.

Trump's Closing Statements Made One Stellar Point

Wednesday's third and highly anticipated GOP debate in Colorado was, as expected, pretty entertaining. In part this was because it brought the spotlight back to the candidate who loves it the most: The Donald (duh). Throughout much of the night, the…
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Donald Trump Debate Memes Are Predictably Awesome

Well here we are. The third GOP debate is officially upon us. The candidates have assumed their positions on stage. And the memes? Man, are they flowing. Especially the Donald Trump memes, which started flooding Twitter almost as soon as the night…
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Bernie Just Dropped Some Major News

Just hours before GOP candidates were poised to take the stage for Wednesday night's third Republican primary debate, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders made an announcement of his own. According to The Washington Post, Sanders shared his support for…
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Twitter Was On Fire During The Third GOP Debate

If there's one thing you can absolutely always count on during a debate night, it's this: No matter what's happening on screen, the real action — aka the only action worth paying attention to — is happening on Twitter. The second each candidate…
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This One Question Proves The GOP's Biggest Problem

Wednesday night, during the GOP's third undercard debate of the year, Sen. Lindsey Graham was tossed a question by CNBC's debate moderator Carl Quintanilla that made everyone take pause: "Are you in the wrong party's debate?" he asked Graham. Uh,…
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Whole Foods Recalls Deli Salads In Seven States

According to a press release issued by the Food and Drug Administration Friday, Whole Foods Market is recalling Curry Chicken Salad and Classic Deli Pasta Salad sold in stores across seven different states: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode…
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People Are Hating The Donald's Dem Debate Tweets

If you got a little giddy when you heard Donald Trump would be live-tweeting the debate Tuesday night, you definitely weren't alone. I do believe the entire Internet was right there with you — which is why, when it finally came time to tune into…
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White House Responds To UCC Shooting

Though details are still continuing to emerge about the devastating shooting that took place at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, the White House has already responded. Press Secretary Josh Earnest was informed of the UCC shooting while giving his…
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These Rand Paul Debate Memes Are Everything

If the 2016 presidential race has taught us anything so far, it's this: All bets are off. After all, who would've thought that a businessman and TV personality with no prior political experience would be leading the polls? And yet, here we are:…
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There Was Some Major Infighting Last Night...

It took barely took 10 minutes for the second GOP debate to really get off the ground, but boy, when it did... things really got heated. If you found it hard to keep track of all of the in-fighting that went on between the candidates, that makes you…
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The One GOP Issue No One Talked About

By all accounts, the second presidential debate was every bit as eventful as the first. The candidates came out red-hot and ready to argue their points, and there was a ton of fodder for the Internet to poke fun at. Just like in the Aug. 6 debate,…
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Santorum's Wink Will Haunt Your Dreams Tonight

On Wednesday night, as the so-called "kiddie table" round of the GOP debate came to a close, we heard the final statements of such presidential hopefuls as Sen. Lindsay Graham, former Gov. George Pataki, and Gov. Bobby Jindal. But while each…
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The Plane At The Debate Has A Larger Meaning

If the second GOP presidential debate turns out to be anything like the first one back on Aug. 6, then I do believe we're all in for a pretty memorable night of television. And by the looks of things, the producers and network execs behind the…
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1 Year Later, Ebola Survivor Gives Birth

It's been 15 months since the Ebola epidemic first hit West Africa, gripping parts of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Entire families were even wiped out, as the deadly virus infected over 12,000 people and claimed nearly 6,500 lives. One such…
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How One Woman's Mother Helped Her Give Birth

Thanks to the wonderful world of modern science and its constant advancements, medical breakthroughs are happening practically every week. I mean, we've got bionic arms, 3D organs, and can grow practically anything we want in a Petri dish. But…
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Why Was This LGBT Doc Banned From Schools?

The 2015 Australian documentary Gayby Baby profiles four very different kids from four very different backgrounds who happen to have one thing in common: their parents are gay. And while growing up these days certainly comes with its own set of…
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One Teacher Prevented Another Shooting This Week

On Wednesday, a West Virginia high school found itself facing a terrifying scenario — though one that's becoming increasingly commonplace in schools across the United States. Shortly after 1 p.m. on Aug. 26, an unnamed 14-year-old student entered…
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Can We Prevent Racism From Ever Developing?

It's no secret that racism is sadly alive and totally thriving in America. (And if the national news cycle over the last few years hasn't seriously highlighted that fact for us all, then I'm not sure what will.) Of course, getting to the root of the…
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This Kid Is Super Psyched To Become A Big Brother

It's a truth universally acknowledged that little British kids are basically THE BEST. I've done a little analysis on this and have come to believe that it's their super cute accent mixed together with their over-the-top good manners that creates…
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Do These Baby Wipes Really Contain Glass Shards?

Your typical baby wipe may seem about as harmless as they come, but parents across social media are calling into question this week just what exactly one brand is putting in theirs. According to multiple reports, moms are asking Huggies to recall…
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