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The Most Marvelous Stories You Can’t Miss This Week

This week for BuzzFeed News, Anita Badejo meets soon-to-be superhero Tessa Thompson. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. How Tessa Thompson Became a Modern Marvel — BuzzFeed News At a time when Hollywood is finally developing the kinds of projects for actors of …

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Meet The Workers Who Sewed Donald Trump Clothing For A Few Dollars A Day

CHOLOMA, Honduras — Hour after hour, the workers bent over sewing machines in a sweltering factory here. Despite indoor temperatures above 100 degrees, they said, they limited themselves to small sips of water for fear that even bathroom breaks would cause them to miss their production quotas and lose desperately …

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Stop Conflating Activists With Assassins, Black Leaders Tell Police

Terrance Anderson holds a placard outside the Triple S Food Mart where Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Baton Rouge. Jeffrey Dubinsky / Reuters BATON ROUGE — Local black community leaders and activists said they are angered and even alarmed by what they view as law enforcement authorities’ …

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A Beating At Bellevue, Then Months Of Silence

By the time the blows stopped and his caretaker climbed off of him, Elimeen Carter’s face was a tangle of fractures. The bottom of his left eye had been crushed, and his nose had shifted visibly to the right, fragments of it loose under his skin. Blood spattered his pale …

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Blowing Up The Glass Ceiling: The Untold Story Of The Military’s First Female Bomb Technician

When Linda Cox, then known as Linda Cranford, a smiley 18-year-old from rural Chickasha, Oklahoma, wanted to join the Air Force in 1971, she had to take two tests. The first was a standard academic exam: math, writing, plus a practical section on machines and tools. Cox aced that test, …

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The Most Insightful Stories You Can’t Miss This Week

This week for BuzzFeed News, Dvora Meyers meets gymnastics phenom Simone Biles. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. Simone Biles' Mental Gymnastics — BuzzFeed News Any elite athlete is under pressure to excel. The reigning three-time world gymnastics champion is under pressure to …

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This Is How Queer People In Orlando Are Mourning After The Pulse Shooting

This past Saturday, hundreds of people poured into Robart’s Arena in Sarasota, Florida, to say goodbye to Edward Sotomayor Jr. — but a week earlier, his memory was celebrated in a quieter way, by the queer family with whom he was his truest self. The 34-year-old Sarasota native of Puerto …

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Revealed: The Lavish Spending That Brought Down Britain’s Only LGBT Domestic Abuse Charity

Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed Britain’s only national charity for LGBT victims of domestic abuse collapsed amid allegations of serious financial mismanagement and a failure of oversight by both its trustees and its biggest backer, the Home Office, BuzzFeed News can reveal. Broken Rainbow, which ran both a helpline and an …

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The Most Captivating Stories You Can’t Miss This Week

This week for BuzzFeed News, Reggie Ugwu meets the stream weavers. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. Inside the Playlist Factory — BuzzFeed News Reggie Ugwu discovers how teams of anonymous, hardcore music fans are trying to solve the record industry’s toughest problem. …

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Who Benefits From The Tiny House Revolution?

Tiny House Hunters HGTV Tiny House Nation is an hourlong (!) show on the FYI network that follows people as they build the tiny houses of their dreams. Do not confuse it with Tiny House, Big Living, HGTV's half-hour version of Tiny House Nation, or the channel’s Tiny House Builders. …

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