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Taylor Swifts comments on politics have already had a historic impact.

On Sunday, Taylor Swift made an incredibly rare foray into politics, endorsing two Democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee. More importantly, she made an impassioned plea to young people — urging them to register to vote — no matter which candidates they are supporting, writing on her Instagram page: “So many intelligent, thoughtful,

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Kavanaugh and Ford might both be telling the truth. And that says something profoundly troubling about our world.

Brett Kavanaugh claims he has no memory of Christine Blasey Ford. Furthermore, he “never did anything remotely resembling what Dr. Ford describes.” To her. Or to anyone. Either he is lying. Or he is telling the truth. Throughout today’s hearing, I noted Dr. Ford’s repeated attempts to rein in emotion (she didn’t always succeed.) Judge

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Think young voters don't have power in this country? Think again.

The 2018 midterm elections are rapidly approaching, and many — especially first-time voters — believe that they will make an impact on our government. After the devastating Parkland, Florida shooting in February, young people came out in droves to protest America’s existing gun laws and call on all lawmakers to do something about them. When

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What September 11, 2001, taught me about kindness.

In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, President George W. Bush delivers remarks discouraging anti-Muslim sentiment, September 17, 2001, at the Islamic Center of Washington, D.C. Image via the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. I had been at my new job in Washington, D.C. for exactly one week when the

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Shes an Apple engineer AND Victorias Secret model. These sexist trolls never stood a chance.

View this post on Instagram CODING IS FOR ANYONE! @science @girlswhocode From @codingblog #coding #codinglife #codingisfun #codingpics #coder #coderlife #programmer #programmers #programmerslife #programmerlife #programmerhumor #programming #programmings #programminglife #programmingcontest A post shared by Coding engineer (@coding.engineer) on Sep 6, 2018 at 9:47pm PDT Lyndsey Scott has a resume that almost sounds too impressive to be true: