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Google Is Here To Drag You For Your Valentine's Day-Related Searches

It's Valentine's Day this Thursday, and naturally people across the country have got love on the brain.Whether you've planned something lavish, are sitting this holiday out, are single and hanging out with friends, or have left your Valentine's Day plans until the very last minute, chances are you've looked to Google for guidance.Satellite Internet created a map immortalizing all of the top Valentine's Day–related searches in each state in the U.S., and the results are pretty interesting.Some o...
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Exclusive: Meet The Nominees For The 2019 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award

Emily's List announced Monday its nominees for the 2019 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award, Refinery29 can exclusively report. The yearly award, named in honor of former Arizona congresswoman and gun safety advocate Gabrielle Giffords, aims to "celebrate extraordinary woman serving in state or local office."The nominees for this year are California Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo, Virginia Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy, Florida state Rep. Margaret Good, Nevada Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui, Madi...
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Elizabeth Warren Officially Announces She's Running For President

Update, February 9, 2019: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has formally announced her 2020 presidential campaign.Warren launched her bid at an event in her home state of Massachusetts with Rep. Joe Kennedy and Sen. Ed Markey. "This is the fight of our lives," she said in a speech, according to The Hill. "The fight to build an America where dreams are possible, an America that works for everyone. I am in that fight all the way."This story was originally published on December 31, 2018.Sen. Elizabeth Warren ...
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A Week In Washington, D.C., On A $60,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Oh, hey, did you hear we launched a podcast? Check out Money Diaries: The Podcast, and subscribe today so you don't miss any episode!Today: a legal fellow who makes $60,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a Womanizer vibrator.Occupation: L...
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Dr. Vanessa Tyson, Who Accused Justin Fairfax Of Sexual Assault, Speaks Out

In a statement released Wednesday, Dr. Vanessa Tyson accused Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting her in 2004. "What began as consensual kissing quickly turned into a sexual assault," she said, describing how Fairfax allegedly forced her to perform oral sex on him. She added: "After the assault, I suffered from both deep humiliation and shame."Fairfax, who could become the state's next governor after the Ralph Northam blackface controversy, has denied the allegatio...
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What Trump Got Wrong About "Late-Term Abortion" At The State Of The Union

President Donald Trump decided to attack women's right to chose an abortion during his second State of the Union address, specifically railing against people who terminate their pregnancies in the third trimester.Only 1.3% of all abortions nationwide take place after 20 weeks of gestation, according to a 2009 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Let us work together to build a culture that cherishes innocent life," the president, who has promised to overturn Roe v. Wade, s...
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There Was An Unexpected Moment Of Unity At SOTU, But It Wasn't Because Of Trump

Body language-wise, Tuesday's State of the Union address was shaping up to be the shadiest in history. First, we had House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's tepid handshake with Trump and her perfunctory golf claps. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Then she pursed her lips and read (presumably a printout of his speech, although people on Twitter speculated it was everything from Michelle Obama's memoir to Trump's tax returns) for a long time.Nancy Pelosi is 100% reading a Jodi Picoult novel bac...
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Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax Accused Of Sexual Assault

Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, who could become the next governor after the Ralph Northam blackface controversy, has been accused of sexual assault.The conservative website Big League Politics reported on Sunday that Vanessa Tyson, a professor at Scripps College, had accused Fairfax of sexually assaulting her at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston. She reportedly shared the allegation on Facebook with a friend; Big League Politics said it obtained the post with her p...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Denies He’s In The Racist Photo & Won’t Step Down. What Happens Next?

In a reversal of his previous comments, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he is not pictured in the racist photo from his yearbook and he will not be stepping down from his post, despite calls for his resignation from both Republicans and his fellow Democrats after the image came to light on Friday.The photograph, which shows one man dressed in blackface and another as a member of the Ku Klux Klan, is sourced from Northam’s 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. It sparked instant outcry...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Faces Calls To Resign After Racist Photo Emerges

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is facing calls to resign after a yearbook photograph surfaced of him dressed in racist attire.The photograph, which The New York Times reports is from Northam’s 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook, shows a man wearing blackface and another in Ku Klux Klan garb. Northam initially admitted he was in the photograph, although he has not specified which of the two costumes he was wearing. On Saturday, Democratic State Sen. L. Louise Lucas told the Washingto...
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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Faces Calls To Resign After Racist Photo Emerges

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is facing calls to resign after a yearbook photograph surfaced of him dressed in racist attire.The photograph, which The New York Times reports is from Northam’s 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook, shows a man wearing blackface and another in Ku Klux Klan garb. Northam initially admitted he was in the photograph, although he has not specified which of the two costumes he was wearing. On Saturday, Democratic State Sen. L. Louise Lucas told the Washingto...
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Elizabeth Warren Apologized To Cherokee Nation For Her Misguided DNA Test

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has privately apologized to the leadership of Cherokee Nation for the confusion created by her ill-advised decision to take a DNA test to prove she has Indigenous ancestry, The Intercept reports.Warren, who launched an exploratory committee in late December and is expected to officially announce her presidential bid next week, came under fire last fall after releasing the results of a DNA test performed by Stanford geneticist Carlos Bustamante. The Massachusetts senator ha...
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Live Your Rom-Com Dreams With These Charming Airbnb Rentals

This winter, instead of leaving cold weather behind for tropical vacations on the beach, we're envisioning an escape to a charming countryside oasis — specifically, one that mirrors Iris Simpkins' (played by the luminous Kate Winslet) abode in seasonal film favorite, The Holiday. For those unfamiliar with this VIP piece of rom-com gold, Winslet's character lives in a cozy cottage that's nestled into the picturesque English countryside and swaps homes with L.A.-living Cameron Diaz's character ov...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Virginia, Brooklyn, Tennessee, Paris, Cameron Diaz, Portland, Manhattan, Croatia, Kate Winslet, Airbnb, Bristol, Portland Oregon, Jetblue, Alain De Botton

Social Media Star Tomi Lahren Claims Rep. AOC Isn't Successful In Real Life

Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images. Tomi Lahren, the right-wing political commentator who rose to fame for her viral social media videos, says progressive darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is only big on Twitter and not "successful in real life " — proving once again conservatives only like the "pull yourself by the bootstraps" narrative as long as it's theoretical.During a Fox & Friends segment Thursday morning, co-host Ainsley Earhardt asked Lahren what she thought of the Democratic presi...
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No, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Doesn't Support "Aborting Babies Up Until Birth"

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing backlash after expressing support for women's right to terminate their pregnancies in the third trimester if medically necessary.In an interview with WTOP, Northam was asked about a bill that would loosen the restrictions surrounding third trimester abortions in Virginia. The state, which only has two abortion providers, currently bans the procedure after 24 weeks, except in cases where a woman's health is in danger.The HB2491 bill, introduced by state Del...
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These Are The Best Quotes To Put In Your Instagram Bio

First impressions are extremely important — especially on social media. Oftentimes, people glance at your profile for just a few seconds before deciding if they want to see more, or click away.Knowing this, it's important to make sure you're setting the right tone on your page, whether you're a business, an influencer, or just a, you know, regular person.If you want to leverage your Instagram to pique the right people's interest, maintain engagement, and encourage new followers, you might want ...
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The Constitution Doesn't Give Women Equal Rights — Congress Wants To Change That

In the United States of America, women are still not equal to men in the eye of the U.S. Constitution. This is because the Constitution fails to include language that guarantees equal rights for all citizens, regardless of their gender. The Equal Rights Amendment, first introduced in 1923, aimed to correct that. But nearly a century has gone by and lawmakers have failed to advance this constitutional amendment.That might change with the 116th Congress.On Tuesday, a bipartisan group launched a n...
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You Need to Have Desire to Achieve Your Goals

--> In order for you to achieve the things you are capable of, you need to constantly be creating goals for yourself and create a massive desire deep down to achieve these goals. There is nothing more important than having a desire deep down to achieve goals. Every single day, you should have both long and short term goals that are fueled by desire. The larger your goals are, the greater your desire needs to be. A wish is far different than a desire. Everybody has wishes, but wishes are meaningl...
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America Is Ignoring The Gun Violence Epidemic Against Women & Nothing Is Being Done To Stop It

At least nine women have been shot to death since Friday in America, many of them by intimate partners and family members.A manhunt concluded in Virginia on January 27 for a suspect who killed his ex-girlfriend along with her brother and husband in Louisiana. After shooting them, he went to his parents’ home, where he shot both his father and mother.Also on January 27, a 15-year-old girl was killed by her 17-year-old boyfriend in Spring, TX. He was reportedly playing with a rifle when he pulled...
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Not Your Grandma’s Crockpot: 6 Slow-Cooking Recipes for the Modern Man

It’s likely that you have some stereotypical associations with slow cookers, none of them particularly manly: Midwestern grandmothers making cheesy potatoes for a church pot luck, your mom serving up slow-cooked stew after you came home from football practice, or your wife and her girlfriends trading recipes on Pinterest. In reality, however, the slow cooker is in many ways the perfect kitchen appliance for the modern man. Besides its affordability and convenience, it can turn even the most co...
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Do Not Be Vengeful: Let Hurt and Anger Go Through You

--> He who conquers the mind, conquers the world.    -Guru Nanak Dev In today’s economy, a lot of people are losing their jobs.  People are being fired and let go from companies at an alarming rate.  There is a huge sense of betrayal people feel when they lose a job.  People are incredibly angry at their employers and often life itself.  There is also a tendency for people who feel they have been wronged to want to “lash out” at their employers who have fired them.  Many of these people become a...
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The Bachelor Season 23, Episode 3 Recap: Stretched For The Very First Time

Welcome to The Bachelor , where exercising in groups in front of a prospective future husband is a fun activity! The Bachelor still isn't quite sure what to do with Colton — is he sexy or is he a nubile, naive virgin? Or is he a tire-throwing monster with need for speed? Or is he just a kind, generic 26-year-old who likes kids? Colton, show thyself!The show itself is less concerned with figuring Colton out than it is overshadowing Colton with far more interesting characters. This episode alone ...
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I Have A Great Job & Make $90,000 — But Wish I'd Negotiated Earlier In My Career

In our series My Salary Story , women with long-term career experience open up about the most intimate details of their jobs: compensation. It’s an honest look at how real people navigate the complicated world of negotiating, raises, promotions, and job loss, with the hope it will give young women more insight into how to advocate for themselves — and maybe take a few risks along the way.Been in the workforce for at least eight years and interested in contributing your salary story? Submit your...
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Sapphic sensation: the rise of the lesbian story on and off screen

Creation and authentic depiction of same-sex relationships on film and TV goes mainstreamThe latest TV show to make waves online and ripples around office water coolers, Julia Davis’s Sally4Ever, features an explicit lesbian sex scene in its opening episode. In Killing Eve, Jodie Comer, playing a contract killer, tells Sandra Oh, a UK intelligence officer: “I masturbate about you a lot.”And there is more more same-sex screen time around the corner. Disobedience, in cinemas at the end of the mont...
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Tucker Carlson denies assaulting gay Latino man at country club, but leaked video suggests otherwise

FOX News host and admitted gay basher Tucker Carlson is accused of assaulting a gay Latino man at a swanky Virginia country club.
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Abigail Spanberger Wins Virginia's 7th District, Helps Democrats Flip The House

Tonight, Abigail Spanberger won Virginia’s 7th congressional district and beat out Dave Brat with 49.7% of the vote.Spanberger, a former CIA official, focused on providing quality healthcare to her district, particularly given concerns about health services not reaching rural residents. She made waves in a recent debate, where her opponent brought up Nancy Pelosi’s name over 20 times in order to tie her to the Minority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives. Spanberger went viral after set...
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When Will Midterm Election Results Come In? Here's When Polls Close

Tuesday marks the end of perhaps the most consequential midterm election in recent history. To summarize: A record number of women are running for office, plenty of candidates could make history, people participated in early voting at a rate that outpaced previous midterm elections, and Democrats have a chance at flipping the U.S. House of Representatives. It's, well, a lot.That means that the entire nation will be watching Tuesday night to figure out the results. But since all good things come...
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Saudi Sisters Found Dead & Duct Taped Together Were Likely Abused By Family

In a press conference Friday, the NYPD released details about the final months of Rotana and Tala Farea, the two Saudi sisters found dead on the shore of the Hudson River, duct taped together.Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea said the girls’ family had not seen them since November 30, 2017. They were reported missing and located near Fairfax, VA but at that time chose to go to a facility “due to abuse allegations” rather than return home. While at the facility, the women expressed that they ...
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Can Abigail Spanberger Overcome The Odds In Virginia?

Last month, Congressional Candidate Abigail Spanberger finally got her chance to face off against her opponent Rep. Dave Brat in the only in-person debate between them of the all-important midterm elections. Over the course of the 90-minute event, the candidates sparred on everything from healthcare to stagnant wages. Throughout Brat, a Tea Party Republican endorsed by Trump in Virginia's 7th District, repeatedly brings up House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi; More than 20 times he referred to S...
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This NJ Town Has Two Real Life Hill Houses — & The Truth Is Creepier Than The Show

Three days after the Broaddus family closed on the purchase of their Westfield, NJ dream home, they received an eerie letter from a person identifying themselves as “The Watcher.”"Why are you here? I will find out," it read in part. And then,“My grandfather watched the house in the 1920s and my father watched in the 1960s. It is now my time. I have been put in charge of watching and waiting for its second coming."The Broaddus’ purchased the stately colonial for $1.3 million in June of 2014 pla...
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