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The NYC Human Rights Commissioner Stood Up To George W. Bush & She'll Take On Trump, Too

In the last few years, America’s most vulnerable have been hit hard. LGBT Americans are being targeted with bathroom bills, and President Donald Trump announced in July that transgender Americans can no longer serve in the U.S. military. Immigrants h…
By Kelly Tunney

Here's Where Hurricane Irma Could Make Landfall

While Texas is dealing with the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey after about 50 inches of rain and intense flooding descended upon the south, another hurricane is on the horizon to potentially reach the east or southern U.S. coast over the nex…
By Kelly Tunney

The Trump Administration Might Scrap Putting Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill

Debate has raged over the future of the $20 bill for some time now, but on Thursday, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said Andrew Jackson may stay on the $20 bill. Mnuchin's comments on the bill lend an air of uncertainty to a currency decisi…
By Kelly Tunney

Here's Why People Are So Angry About 'Charlie Hebdo's Latest Cover

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is not new to controversy. The publication frequently pokes fun at current events, and when those events are tragic, its writers and cartoonists toe the line between commentary and distasteful ridicule. This we…
By Kelly Tunney

These Before & After Photos Of Areas Hit By Hurricane Harvey Will Give You Chills

While we don't yet know the total damage done by Hurricane Harvey, it's safe to say that Texas and regions of Louisiana will be recovering from the storm for a long time. The historic rains in Texas have left cities flooded and forced residents to fl…
By Kelly Tunney

27 "Pray For Houston" Memes & Tributes You Can Share To Show Your Support

Ever since Hurricane Harvey hit Texas last week, the state has been rocked by historic flooding and continuous rainfall. In the last six days, Houston specifically has experienced nearly 50 inches of rain. In this scary time, residents of Houston nee…
By Kelly Tunney

Melania Trump's Stilettos Don't Matter Right Now

As Hurricane Harvey continues to wreck havoc in the south, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Texas on Tuesday in order to see up close the damage that Harvey has inflicted and work to provide relief. However, before the …
By Kelly Tunney

6 Ways You Can Help Animals Displaced By Harvey, No Matter Where You Live

Hurricane Harvey touched down in Texas last week, and its effects are still rippling through the state. Texas experienced historic flooding, with 16 inches of rain in a single day, and will take some time before all of the damage done by the storm ca…
By Kelly Tunney

These Hurricane Predictions For 2017 Reveal The Storm Season Isn't Close To Over

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season began in June and will continue through November. But while Hurricane Harvey has been a devastating storm that made landfall in Texas last week and will have relief providers working to restore the area for years to…
By Kelly Tunney

The National Weather Service Had To Add A Color To Its Map Because Of Harvey

Hurricane Harvey struck the coast of Texas on Friday, landing as a Category 4 hurricane, the most destructive storm to hit that area in nearly 20 years. As Texas and the surrounding areas continue to endure extreme flooding, the National Weather Serv…
By Kelly Tunney

11 Critical Hurricane Harvey GoFundMe Campaigns That Need Your Help

Over the weekend, Texas braced for a potentially historic hurricane, the first of its kind in nearly two decades. Hurricane Harvey was initially predicted to land in Texas as a Category 3 hurricane, but was upgraded to a Category 4, meaning a greater…
By Kelly Tunney

Harvey Might Be The Most Powerful Hurricane To Hit Texas In Almost 20 Years

Hurricane Harvey is expected to reach the coast of Texas early Saturday, and as it travels through the Gulf, forecasters have revised their predictions as to the storm's severity. What began as a tropical storm was upgraded to a hurricane Thursday, a…
By Kelly Tunney

Why Colin Kaepernick's Fans Are Protesting The NFL

Ever since he began kneeling as the national anthem played during NFL football games to protest police brutality, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has become a controversial figure. While his actions earned rebuke from many con…
By Kelly Tunney

Harvey Is Now A Category 3 Hurricane & Here's What That Means

It's hurricane season in the southeastern U.S. and residents of the southern states will be on guard for the next several months. But right now, all eyes are on Hurricane Harvey as it reaches Texas coast. You may be wondering how bad is a Category 3 …
By Kelly Tunney

80 Percent Of Men In South Korea Admit To Abusing Their Girlfriends In A Horrifying New Study

According to a new study by the Korean Institute of Criminology (KIC), nearly 80 percent of South Korean men have abused a girlfriend. According to The Telegraph, KIC surveyed 2,000 men in South Korea, and 1,593 admitted to physically or psychologica…
By Kelly Tunney

The Massachusetts State Lottery Named The Wrong Powerball Winning Store

In all the anticipation of the second largest Powerball jackpot in the U.S. history, the Massachusetts State Lottery pulled a page from the Oscars playbook and announced the wrong store winner when the big moment came. So where is the winning Powerba…
By Kelly Tunney

More Americans Protested Trump's Phoenix Rally Than He'd Like To Admit

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump held his first rally since his polarizing comments about the violent protests in Charlottesville, VA. Trump traveled to Phoenix, where he first gave a rally in 2015 at the very beginning of his presidential campaign…
By Kelly Tunney

Here's The Photo That Apparently Sold Trump On Continuing The War In Afghanistan

Before President Donald Trump addressed America Monday night to announce his plan on Afghanistan, his administration spent months educating and advising him on the situation and the potential ramifications of certain actions. And according to a repor…
By Kelly Tunney

Marcellus Williams Has Been Issued A Stay Of Execution Thanks To New DNA Evidence

A Missouri man on death row convicted of murder will have another chance to clear his name as Gov. Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution for Marcellus Williams. The stay comes hours before he was to be executed for the 1998 killing of a former new…
By Kelly Tunney

Here's A Reminder Of All The Despicable Things Sheriff Joe Arpaio Did Before Trump Probably Pardons Him

President Donald Trump will travel to Arizona on Tuesday to hold a rally in Phoenix. The president will return to the Phoenix Convention Center, where he held one of his first rallies after announcing his presidential run in 2015. But one of Trump's …
By Kelly Tunney