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‘Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’

Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer spoke before the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City—and her speech became one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement.

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‘Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’

Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer spoke before the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City—and her speech became one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Glasgow bus gate fines top £800,000

A controversial new restriction on cars in Glasgow earns the city council at least £800,000 in just two months.

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The Ghost Hotels of the Catskills

From ‘Dirty Dancing’ to plain dirty: Sullivan County—100 miles from New York City—once had over 500 resorts. Today, all that remains of these Jewish holiday centers is a constellation of derelict buildings.

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Ferguson Cops’ Shakedown Scam

In the chamber where Officer Darren Wilson received a commendation six months before killing Michael Brown, a minor court generates major money from the city’s poor and working people.

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From Ferguson Cop to Councilwoman

In 2009, a man was charged with destruction of property for bleeding on city police officers’ uniforms as they allegedly beat him. Now one of those officers sits on the City Council.

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The Bin Ladens’ Michelangelo Connection

Osama’s family business has bought into the Carrara quarries, which supplied the marble for some of Christianity’s greatest icons—and for the Freedom Tower in New York City.

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Franco: Cormac McCarthy Changed My Life

‘It felt like Faulkner and Melville but with grisly scenes of murder and atrocity that gave a contemporary and strangely authentic feel, as if McCarthy had actually been there.’

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Detroit Shuts Taps for People, Not Corps

More than 15,000 households have had their taps turned off for being past due. Yet the bankrupt city hasn’t touched 40 businesses who owe $9.5 million in total.

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Ray Rice Isn’t the Issue. NFL Fans Are.

Before football fans get too sanctimonious about the Ray Rice wrist slap, they should worry about their complicity in footballs’ culture of violence.

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Can Rudy Giuliani Rescue Uber?

The ridesharing app’s drivers have variously been accused of rape, kidnapping, and abuse.

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Vatican Bank: No More Secret Accounts

Vatican City — When Cardinal George Pell, the Holy See’s new Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy, addressed the Vatican press corpson Wednesday to lay out the new economic framework for the universal Catholic Church and introduce the Vatican Bank’s new president, he made what could easily be interpreted as a Freudian Slip. “We are working towards transcendence,” the cardinal said to the packed press room before quickly correcting his mistake. “I mean we’re working towards transparency.”

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ISIS’s Newest Recruit Is 10 Years Old

Much to the horror of the city’s adults, children carrying guns are increasingly common in Mosul’s streets. Meet ISIS’s youngest recruit.

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NYC Lets immigrants Lawyer Up

New York City is now the first place in the country where poor, detained immigrants facing deportation will have the right to free legal council.

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Crowdsourcing NYC’s War on Rats

The Rat Information Portal (RIP)—an interactive public map—and other digital tools will help guide amplified rat extermination efforts in New York City this summer.

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Everything to Know About Tove Lo, Sweden’s Newest Pop Sensation

Last week, the Swedish pop singer Tove Lo made her American TV debut on Late Night With Seth Meyers; she’s climbing up the Hot 100; and she’s about to tour with Katy Perry. It is time to learn who she is! Here’s what you need to know:It’s pronounced “Too-veh Lu.”But … More »

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How to Watch ABC’s Rising Star the Right Way

Despite the recent cancellation of The X Factor and American Idol’s steady decline over the past few years, ABC still thinks it can get America interested in a new singing-based talent show. Its trick? Live voting. Rising Star premiered last night, and by the looks of it, ABC is seriously … More »

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