Met Ball 2016: what celebrities wore on the red carpet in pictures

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology was this years theme at the gala hosted by Anna Wintour, Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and Jonathan Ive of Apple Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2016/may/02/met-ball-2016-red-carpet-photos-celebrity-fashion

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Token podcast: why Beyonc can never leave her blackness at the door

Token host Monica Tan talks to Ijeoma Oluo about Beyoncs magnum opus, Lemonade, and why she is proof you cannot be rich enough to escape your blackness Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/audio/2016/may/03/token-podcast-why-beyonce-can-never-leave-her-blackness-at-the-door

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‘Peace matters to women’: Helen Clark launches campaign to lead UN

Former New Zealand PM, who wants to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary general, says women are a vector for stability New Zealands former prime minister become the first woman to lead the United Nations, saying in Paris that peace really matters to women. Clark, 66, said she never asked for supporters because Im a woman, […]

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Mother duck and ducklings waddle through school halls in Michigan

Elementary in Hartland is used to hosting Vanessa, who hatches her brood under the same shrub each year, then parades them through buildings to a pond A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary schools courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings with the […]

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Cruz wins majority of Virginia delegate slots at state convention

Harrisonburg, Virginia (CNN)Ted Cruz dominated yet another delegate selection process over the weekend, winning 10 of the 13 at-large delegate slots available at the Virginia state GOP Convention — delegates the Texas senator hopes he can use in a second ballot at the Republican National Convention in July. A delegation made up of 10 Cruz […]

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Missing mom, daughter rescued from New Zealand forest

(CNN)Hiker Rachel Lloyd said she was on the verge of dying when search and rescue crews found her and her mother five days after they got lost in the New Zealand wilderness. The North Carolina natives set out on a day hike Tuesday but soon became lost in Tararua Forest Park in New Zealand. Rachel, […]

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Clinton’s warning: Obama’s legacy is on the line with Trump

Detroit (CNN)Hillary Clinton warned the roughly 6,000 people at an NAACP dinner in Detroit on Sunday that Donald Trump’s candidacy is the biggest risk to President Barack Obama’s legacy, putting the decision between her and the Republican front-runner in stark terms. While Clinton routinely touts Obama and knocks Trump, her remarks to the National Association […]

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Opinion: Your elephant riding selfie could kill the animal

(CNN)The number of deaths attributed to elephant tourism is on the rise, for humans and elephants alike. After years of ritual abuse at the hands of mahouts — elephant handlers — the animals have mentally or physically suffered enough and this is causing more elephants to rampage and more elephants are collapsing while working than […]

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New York’s architecture laid bare: City landmarks misplaced in desert skylines

(CNN)The New Yorkers won’t be happy. The city’s most famous buildings — the Chrysler, the Guggenheim Museum — have been uprooted to some of the world’s most deserted landscapes. “Sometimes incredible buildings get lost in all the noise. They disappear behind the cars on the street or the branded coffee shops around the corner. I […]

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Tokyo’s coolest new hostels

(CNN)The number of visitors coming to Japan has boomed in recent years — a figure that’s set to rise even further as the 2020 Olympics draw closer. New lodgings have popped up across the city to capitalize on this, among them an influx of reasonably priced hostels. But while these new spots maintain the classic […]

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