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Formerly Undocumented Congressman Urges Africans to ‘Be Bold’ in the Trump Era

1 hour 19 min ago
“You should not confine yourself to the parameters that society, traditional society places upon you because sometimes, those parameters restrict your creativity, your innovativeness and your ability to do as much as you can do. So be bold, unafraid, don’t be afraid. Don’t feel like you have to act in trepidation.”
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White House Correspondents’ Dinner Now a Serious Event for Serious Adults

16 hours 26 sec ago
But all bets are off once the champagne starts flowing.
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Dispatches from D.C: 100 Days of Trump and the City Still Stands

16 hours 4 min ago
Contrary to what the liberal media might have you believe, all is well in the nation’s capital.
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Tribeca: Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks Talk Taxes, Music and ‘Philadelphia’

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 01:22
"Did Jersey make you," Tom Hanks asked Bruce Springsteen at the Beacon Theatre, "or did you make Jersey?"
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Recap 9×06: Going Cucu

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 01:00
The temptation on Snatch Game is to do broad, and to be understated yet hilarious is very hard to do.
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Winners and Losers: Melgen Convicted

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 22:15
Who's up and who's down in New Jersey politics.
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Trump and the GOP ‘Are Out to Kill You,’ Former ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis Warns

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 21:22
"The Trump administration and the Republican Party that controls the White House, the Congress and the Senate are out to kill you."
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JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis Were Disney Dwarf Haters—Because of Course They Were

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 20:40
The fathers of modern fantasy once went on a movie date to see 'Snow White' and had strong feelings about Disney magic.
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Melgen Found Guilty

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 20:39
Salomon Melgen was found guilty of 67 counts of Medicare fraud.
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This Book Is All About Gorgeous, Obsession-Inducing Shoes

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 20:02
It is a fun flick-through for anyone who has stepped out on the fashion circuit and seen the door-lim0-door brigade going to work.
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Danny Rubin on Writing ‘Groundhog Day’ for the Stage, Sans Bill Murray

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:54
Between 'Amelie,' and 'Anastasia,' 'Waitress' and 'School of Rock,' there’s been a recent glut of musicals on Broadway adapted from well-loved films. While taking your story from a movie that already exists, especially one with a pre-existing fan base may seem like a shortcut, it presents unique challenges for the people trying to bring it to stage: how can you change the tone of the movie enough so that the musical feels fresh (and the songs seem natural) but not so much that you lose whatever made the film a classic? How do you surprise the audience while still giving them their favorite moments?
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Amtrak CEO: ‘Two or Three Significant Outages’ During Summer Repairs

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:43
Moorman says repairs will be done by Labor Day
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NJ Legislators and Activists Launch Anti-Trump Coalition

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:30
New Jersey Working Families spearheaded the creation of the Resistance Coalition.
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Exclusive Clip: Ferguson Documentary ‘Show Me Democracy’

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:07
Nearly three years after the Ferguson, MO, uprising captivated the nation the NAACP and Fuse have teamed up for 'Show Me Democracy.'
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Bernie Sanders’s Son to Campaign for Murphy in NJ

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:00
Levi Sanders will return to New Jersey to campaign for Phil Murphy
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Weinberg Stands By Sweeney Amid NJEA Attacks

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:56
An outside group funded by the NJEA called Garden State Forward recently launched a series of brutal attacks against Sweeney
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This Is the Most Dangerous Photo You Can Post on Instagram

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:36
Don't make your stalkers' lives too easy.
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Weekend Stream: ‘Fire Island,’ the Gay Reality Show You Can’t Avoid This Summer

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:30
'Fire Island,' a reality show about a group of ultra-attractive gays just looking for a good time at their weekend share in the Pines.
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Remembering the Pain of the Rodney King Verdict and LA Riots 25 Years Later

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:30
Leading the country in civilians killed by police, the city’s road to recovery proves arduous.
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‘United Shades of America’ Host W. Kamau Bell Knows Donald Trump Is Watching

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:17
On the Emmy-nominated CNN documentary series, comedian and political critic Bell travels the country, exploring emotionally charged issues.
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