Let’s break down 15 terrible excuses from accused sexual harassers and predators.

Let’s break down 15 terrible excuses from accused sexual harassers and predators.
The world is currently being treated to a slow-rolling reveal of the alleged bad behavior of some of its most powerful men. And inevitably, with bad behavior comes excuses. It's no surprise that prominent accused harassers and predators, once cornered, would try to wriggle out of accusations of sexual conduct and abuse. What is surprising is the variety in their attempts to justify their alleged behavior. Excuses by way of apology. Excuses by way of confession. Excuses by way

How YouTube is being hacked to abuse children

How YouTube is being hacked to abuse children
As someone who grew up on the internet, I credit it as one of the most important influences on who I am today. I had a computer with internet access in my bedroom from the age of 13. It gave me access to a lot of things which were totally inappropriate for a young teenager, but it was OK. The culture, politics, and interpersonal relationships which I consider to be central to my identity were shaped by the internet,

Obama-era uranium deal yields new questions, new accusations and new investigation

Obama-era uranium deal yields new questions, new accusations and new investigation
Washington (CNN)House Republicans announced a probe into the circumstances surrounding the sale of a uranium mining company to Russia's Atomic Energy Agency, Rosatom, that was approved by the Obama administration in 2010.The deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a committee that is composed of representatives from several US government agencies, including the State Department, which at the time was led by Secretary Hillary Clinton. The Hill reporting raises questions about

Genealogy sites are whitewashing the history of slavery

Genealogy sites are whitewashing the history of slavery
700 physical monuments honoring the ConfederacyGenealogy and white supremacy have been linked in the United States since colonization, when wealthy families were obsessed with purity in bloodlines. In recent years, Americans have taken a renewed interest in discovering their lineage (some to prove that purity), heading to genealogy sites where the constructs of race and heritage—from family trees to DNA testing—are omnipresent. Without any historical context, though, what’s being compiled on sites like Ancestry.com is an alternative national history that

The awesome way one school is helping students broadcast messages to the world.

The awesome way one school is helping students broadcast messages to the world.
After the tragedy of Michael Brown, kids everywhere were eager to have their opinions on the subject heard. This was especially true in Missouri. Student protest in Ferguson, Missouri. Image via XQ. In the months following the shooting, there were numerous student protests over racial bias and discrimination. Young people were angry, and they wanted change — both in their hometowns and on the national level. A Ferguson protest at Stanford University. Photo by Paul George/Flickr. Today, the protests

This week in black women: Luvvie, 6th-grade superstars, The Lion Queen, and more.

This week in black women: Luvvie, 6th-grade superstars, The Lion Queen, and more.
Indictments fell like leaves. Baseball finally ended. And black women had another week of being intelligent, talented, innovative, and fearless. This is the second edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. This week, we shoutout a Hollywood hotshot, a writer making big moves, children inspiring millions from their classroom, and a judge doing work. Celebrate them! Follow them! Support them! Let's go! "Go off, sis":

Survival Mode Defines Puerto Rico One Month After Maria

Survival Mode Defines Puerto Rico One Month After Maria
A month after Hurricane Maria leaving for the mainland. At this stage in the recovery from the Category 4 storm, many find the current state of the U.S. commonwealth -- home to some 3.4 million American citizens -- unthinkable.“I just haven’t seen a situation where people don’t have access to basic services for so long,” said Martha Thompson, the Puerto Rico response coordinator for the Boston-based charity Oxfam Americas who also worked on the response to Hurricane Katrina.Meeting at

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Terry Richardson is finally banned from Vogue. Many wonder what took so long.

Terry Richardson is finally banned from Vogue. Many wonder what took so long.
Since as early as 2005, photographer Terry Richardson has faced dozens of accusations of sexual harassment and assault, continuing to get work despite settling multiple lawsuits. Now, over a decade later, and in the wake of the explosive allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, one media behemoth has finally decided enough is enough. Terry Richardson. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images. In an e-mail obtained by The Telegraph, James Woolhouse, Condé Nast International's executive vice president and chief operating officer,

UK inflation at highest since April 2012

UK inflation at highest since April 2012
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPound's fall has driven inflation, says Mark Carney The UK's key inflation rate hit its highest for more than five years in September, driven up by increases in transport and food prices. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) climbed to 3%, a level it last reached in April 2012, and up from 2.9% in August. The pick-up in inflation raises the likelihood of an increase in interest rates - currently 0.25% -

Blac Chynas Lawyer Claps Back At The KarJenners For Starting A ‘War’ Amid New Lawsuit: ‘Its On’

Blac Chynas Lawyer Claps Back At The KarJenners For Starting A ‘War’ Amid New Lawsuit: ‘Its On’
The back-and-forth continues! As we Lisa Bloom, the reality TV star's lawyer, is now speaking out about why it's so important for Chyna to sue Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Khloé Kardashian, and Kylie Jenner. She told Us Weekly: "They decided to start a war by trashing her online repeatedly, so it's on… and we are going to vigorously fight for Chyna in this case. Even though Chyna left Rob at the end of 2016,

33 Juicy Details About Playboy, The Girls Next Door And Life Inside The Mansion From Holly Madisons New Tell-All

33 Juicy Details About Playboy, The Girls Next Door And Life Inside The Mansion From Holly Madisons New Tell-All
s_bukley / Shutterstock.com — Everyone at the mansion adhered to a rigid weekly schedule because Hef, like all old people, is obsessed with routine. The schedule was: Fun-In-The-Sun Sundays — A pool party and screening a new release in the Mansion movie theater Manly-Night Mondays — Hef’s friends came over for dinner and cards Family-Night Tuesdays — Hef’s ex-wife and sons came over Club-Night Wednesdays — Clubbing and the coming home for Hef’s bizarre sex ritual Off-Night Thursdays —

Blac Chyna Is Now Suing The ENTIRE Kardashian Family!

Blac Chyna Is Now Suing The ENTIRE Kardashian Family!
There is no end to this drama! It's being reported on Tuesday that She's saying they made it so difficult for shooting of the E! show to continue, the network decided it was best to put an end to it altogether. But E! sources are actually claiming it was Chyna who made filming difficult by refusing to shoot in the same room as Rob, and they say they have the e-mails AKA receipts to prove it! Adding to the

Bossert Defends Trumps Wait to Waive Jones Act for Puerto Rico

Bossert Defends Trumps Wait to Waive Jones Act for Puerto Rico
President Why Puerto Rico Pushed Trump to Waive This Law: QuickTake Q&A“Finally, the White House is beginning to wake up, taking temporary action on the Jones Act and upping the military presence," Illinois Representative Luis Gutiérrez, a Democrat, said in a statement. "But it took a while and more is needed right now.”There is dispute about the importance of waiving the Jones Act. The top Republican and Democrat on the House Transportation Maritime subcommittee said they’re against it."The concerns about