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Review: Logan Lucky, A Comedy Built on Bedrock Truths, Is One of Soderbergh’s Best

8/17/2017
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People who care about movies tend to fixate on screenplays and cinematography, on editing and performances, but the most underrated tool for assessing the worth of a movie is generosity of spirit: How does a filmmaker treat his characters, and what do those characters’ actions say about the world at large? Steven Soderbergh’s heist comedy Logan Lucky — which stars Channing Tatum as a divorced West Virginia dad who, out of desperation, masterminds an elaborate robbery of North Carolina’s...

Duration: 00:04:59


Who Is Jon Snow’s Father? Breaking Down His Family Tree on Game of Thrones

8/17/2017
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Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. The truth about Jon Snow's parents has been one of the most enduring mysteries of Game of Thrones — even before the show began. In fact, the question is so integral to the story that George R.R. Martin says he only agreed to allow David Benioff and D.B. Weiss to adapt his Song of Ice and Fire series after they correctly guessed the identity of Jon's mother based on information from the first five books.

Duration: 00:06:43


See What Donald Trump’s Tweets Look Like as Cartoons

8/16/2017
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President Donald Trump's Twitter feed prompts a wide range of reactions in different people at different times: laughter, scorn, pride, fear. Cartoonist Shannon Wheeler decided to illustrate those powerful 140-character missives, bringing a critical eye and a sense of humor to Trump's direct-to-the-public messages.

Duration: 00:00:55


12 things you should know about runner's knee

8/16/2017
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Runner's knee earned its nickname because of how frequently it strikes a specific type of athlete. But you don't have to pin on a race bib or do laps around a track to develop this knee pain. "I don't call it runner's knee in front of my patients, because even non-runners get it," says Alice Holland, DPT, of Stride Strong Physical Therapy in Portland, Oregon.

Duration: 00:08:51


What you should know about the pro-vegan Netflix film 'What the Health'

8/16/2017
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The recent pro-vegan [f500link]Netflix[/f500link] documentary, What the Health, is under fire from nutrition experts. The film, which is co-directed by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn—the creators of another Netflix documentary, Cowspiracy—and co-produced by actor Joaquin Phoenix, is being criticized by some health professionals for exaggerating weak data and misrepresenting science to promote a diet that avoids all animal foods. TIME fact-checked the film.

Duration: 00:05:29


Blythe Danner: How Scott Pruitt Is Putting Our Kids and Grandchildren in Danger

8/16/2017
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I’m a mother of two and a grandmother of four. What we all want for our families is for them to live and thrive in a safe environment. But Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, is putting that in danger with his destructive agenda. What’s at risk? Basic essentials like the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat.

Duration: 00:06:32


5 Things You Didn’t Know About America’s Millionaires

8/16/2017
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As the ranks of America's millionaires continue to grow, the question for many becomes: "How can I join the club?" A look at the data may provide some answers. The majority of millionaires have their money in a very ordinary set of investments—not hedge funds and small businesses, but stocks, bonds, and cash. Keep reading for a snapshot of who America's millionaires are, where they live, what they do, and where their money goes.

Duration: 00:01:44


Growing Up In the Recession Strengthened My Career

8/16/2017
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I came of age during the Great Recession. After graduating from Stanford in 2006 and earning an MFA from Boston University in 2007, I believed that I could do anything I wanted. That quickly changed when I arrived in Las Vegas, where my mom had moved a few years earlier from New York. I didn't know it at the time, but the economy was on the verge of collapse, and the job market was quickly drying up.

Duration: 00:05:58


White Supremacists Loved President Trump’s Latest Comments on Charlottesville

8/16/2017
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President Donald Trump's latest remarks about the clashes in Charlottesville, Va., drew praise on Tuesday from white supremacists after Trump said "both sides" were to blame for the violence. "Thank you President Trump for your honesty & courage to tell the truth about #Charlottesville & condemn the leftist terrorists in BLM/Antifa," former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke wrote on Twitter.

Duration: 00:02:14


A Confederate Statue Is Gone, But the Fight Remains in Durham

8/16/2017
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There are more than 230 memorials to the Civil War in North Carolina, and just before lunchtime on Tuesday, an elderly man in a cowboy hat stood at the foot of what remained of one of them in Durham. “I don’t care how you feel about what is going on,” bellowed the man, who would give his name only as Gary. “I refuse to allow socialists and rabble-rousers to come in here and vandalize this town.” Some passers-by wondered if it was a stunt.

Duration: 00:03:52


How President Trump Failed His Biggest Leadership Test Yet

8/16/2017
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For seven months, President Donald Trump giddily has ignored the norms of his office and tested the patience of those who had more than a passing knowledge of its history. But during Tuesday’s press conference, before the gold-plated bank of elevators inside his Midtown temple to himself, the President defended those linked to white nationalists, neo-Nazis and other racist corners of American society in a display that defied any historical precedent.

Duration: 00:06:10


Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Is Now the Most Liked Ever

8/16/2017
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Former President Barack Obama's Twitter response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend is officially the most liked tweet ever. Obama posted a series of tweets Saturday quoting former South African President Nelson Mandela in the wake of clashes between white supremacists and neo-Nazis and protesters. "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion," the first tweet read.

Duration: 00:01:39


Daniel Craig Confirms That He Will Return as James Bond

8/16/2017
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Rejoice, James Bond fans: Daniel Craig is returning as 007! The 49-year-old actor confirmed the news while on Tuesday’s The Late Show, telling Stephen Colbert, “Yes,” point blank. “I always wanted to, I wanted a break,” Craig continued, referring to the iconic character that launched him into stardom. https://twitter.com/colbertlateshow/status/897670453338267650 Earlier Tuesday, Craig told Boston radio program Morning Magic 106.

Duration: 00:01:51


Why Some People Think Elvis Is Still Alive

8/16/2017
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Elvis Presley, the legendary singer and movie star who became known as the king of rock and roll, died of heart failure 40 years ago this week. His death on Aug. 16, 1977 stunned the music industry and devastated millions of fans worldwide. In the days following his funeral, speculation grew among a small group of skeptics that Elvis might not have died after all.

Duration: 00:07:02


How to Go to the Movies as Many Times as You Want for $10

8/16/2017
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All of the things you need to know now from the editors of TIME

Duration: 00:03:23


Where You Can Still Buy Real Solar Eclipse Glasses

8/16/2017
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Anyone who waited just a little too long to buy their eclipse glasses is now likely finding that many places are sold out. But don't give up hope — and don't resort to buying fake eclipse glasses. Watching the Aug. 21 solar eclipse directly without proper eye protection is not an option, as it can cause temporary or permanent damage to your vision. It can also be dangerous to wear eclipse glasses that have not met safety standards, which require the glasses to block 99.99% of the sun's rays.

Duration: 00:03:36


How the Nazi Flags in Charlottesville Look to a German

8/16/2017
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As we watched the news stream in from Charlottesville over the weekend, it wasn’t the violence that shocked my fiancée the most. She was born and raised in Germany, a nation whose citizens are all too familiar with Nazism and terrorism. Nor did her face go slack with disbelief at the footage of right-wing militiamen marching through the streets of Charlottesville with automatic weapons.

Duration: 00:03:51


How India Celebrated Its First Independence Day 70 Years Ago

8/15/2017
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As India celebrates its Independence Day this Tuesday, the annual holiday will come with an added layer of meaning: This marks 70 years since the achievement of its hard-fought nationhood. British Crown rule in India dated all the way back to 1858, but by the 1940s — thanks largely to the work of Mohandas Gandhi — it was clear that, despite the many grand statements made to the contrary over the years, the system would not endure forever. Gandhi had become convinced that the U.K.

Duration: 00:05:56


White Nationalists’ Protest Over Confederate Statue May End Up Getting Others Removed

8/15/2017
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When white supremacist Dylann Roof shot and killed nine African American parishioners in a Charleston church, communities quickly called for the removal of public commemorations to the Confederacy. Cities across the country agreed, taking down flags and removing statues that honored generals such as Robert E. Lee. The violent protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, appears to have spurred similar action.

Duration: 00:03:25


North Korea Won't Strike Guam Yet, But Warns U.S. to Behave

8/15/2017
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(SEOUL/WASHINGTON) — North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he watches U.S. actions a little longer, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would seek to prevent war by all means.

Duration: 00:06:06

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