Has Melania Trump forever changed the American First Lady?
It’s gotten so bad that even John Cusack’s getting involved.
It won’t be long till Amazon owns the government anyway.
Sessions ruled that domestic abuse victims can no longer seek asylum in the United States.
The ‘Jersey Shore’ star’s recent domestic dispute highlights the sad relationship between violent relationships and reality television.
Two glitches in seven days have underscored, yet again, how addicted everyone is to the app.
After sexual harassment claims, the company is trying to find ways to prevent further incidents and ensure the safety of its riders.
Citizens gathered in Seoul, South Korea, to protest the use of spy cams in public places, which are known to specifically target women.
And might have helped disenfranchise thousands of voters in Ohio and throughout the U.S.
Here are the best podcasts to tune in to if you’d rather ignore those pesky CNN notifications.
She successfully manipulated an entire city into believing she was royalty, but the $62,000 debt on a credit card told a different story.
Eminem’s sound effects in ‘Kill You’ sparked conversations about whether gunshot-like sound effects are appropriate in the wake of mass shootings.
The 45th president spurred more than his fair share of controversy at the 44th G7 Summit shortly before his meeting with Kim Jong Un.
Net neutrality has now officially been repealed, and nobody knows exactly what the future holds for internet usage.
The home rental service allows individuals to register their homes as emergency shelters, bringing new meaning to ‘loving thy neighbor.’
Facebook and Twitter dominate today’s social media landscape, but with bad press popping up left and right, it might not stay that way forever.
How the predominantly Catholic country defied centuries-old doctrine.
Since 1999, suicide rates have risen nearly 30 percent.
Samantha Bee’s apology to Ivanka Trump was the first real ‘I’m Sorry’ I have heard in a while.
Just feel the Bern and imagine the flames of Bernie Sanders waging war on the status quo, eliminating student debt and leading the United States with honesty and integrity.
Fashion icon Kate Spade hid her issues with mental illness behind her bubbly public image for decades.
Trump’s surprising choice to pardon an old woman serving time for drug offenses is good news — but don’t expect big changes out of his administration.
Men are often removed from the conversation and are now left without certain rights that women have been granted.
Trump might be able to do some good if he can muster an ounce of diplomacy.
He could pardon himself if he wanted to — not that he has to! — but he could.
The film, which was shown to Starbucks workers during their anti-bias training, offers a poignant look into the struggles of African Americans.
Now, finally, the Miss America pageant can finally be about the contestants’ personalities.
Reid is just the latest in a string of TV personalities to be caught in a freedom of speech issue.
The iconic fashion designer was found in her apartment Tuesday morning.
R. Kelly and XXXTentacion, both of whom were targeted by the policy, actually saw their streams rise during the probation.
The verdict provides little insight as to how far the Constitution protects religious liberties and same-sex rights.
If this can happen to an FBI agent, it could easily happen to anyone.
Facebook will remove this section after complaints surrounding fake news and restriction of conservative content.
SESTA/FOSTA, the new bill passed by the Senate, is endangering the sex work community through its harmful generalizations.
Through the financial assistance of the Evans Scholarship, dedicated caddies gain the opportunity to attend college free-of-charge.
After making promises he failed to keep, Trump is making it harder for transgender citizens to be accepted and treated fairly.
Rather than fall in line with traditional Catholic doctrine, the first ever pope from the Americas is forging new territory with an old message.
The Kent State graduate used her college graduation photos to promote her answer to the gun crisis in America: arm the students.
With his term not even half complete, Trump’s environmental legacy has the potential to be the worst of any modern president.
Innovative startup E6PR has created edible six-pack rings, but do the environmental benefits justify the higher production cost?
If even their best baristas routinely misspell customer names, then a half-day of training probably won’t solve much.
Hateful communities of men have been forming at alarming rates across the country.
In light of a new policy for the National Football League, controversy surrounding kneeling during the National Anthem continues.
The less attended and publicized hearing provided disturbing insights into Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and free speech.
What does it mean to lose 1,500 children anyway?
Recent breakthroughs in 20th-century murder cases have led to a new debate over police access to genealogy databases and privacy.
Volunteers at Siena College are using 3D printing technology to create prosthetic limbs for children.
Recent actions from the governments of the United States and Israel might signal a shift in the fate of the popular two-state solution.
In a time when even the cold facts are questioned, journalists may find strength in embracing subjectivity — and breaking journalistic conventions.
Student Andrew Schneidawind wanted to show politicians the fear that students and teachers live through every day.
The league’s controversial decision to ban the protest might just lead to further political activism.
There’s never been something like this before.
De Blasio has told the NYPD to come up with a plan to stop the police from wasting their time making ‘unnecessary’ arrests for pot.
The Houston football star has a history of altruism when it comes to his adopted city.
Uber recently changed its policies on sexual assault, giving victims a platform to speak out.
In health care, despite decades of scientific advancement, systematic sexism is still alive and well — unlike the women it’s killing.
Are clickbait and biases the future of mainstream news outlets?
Gun control has become a hot-button issue for primaries across the country.
Including the Sutherland Springs shooting and Austin bombings, nearly 40 Texans have died from domestic terrorism since November.
The university will reportedly have to use student tuition to finance the agreement.
Incels are making headlines with shocking acts of terror, but where does the incel philosophy stem from?
By creating The American Agora within the university, students of American University are promoting ideological diversity throughout their campus.
Although the water is technically considered safe, Flint residents do not trust the water until all the pipes are replaced.
The controversial decision marks a break with decades of diplomatic precedence.
The popular ridesharing company says it will finally allow accusers to take their cases to court.
Kilauea is happening now, but here are other volcanoes that people should have their eye on.
Has the rapper’s recent behavior robbed him of his artistic achievements?
Across the country, majors and standardized curricula are becoming a relic of the past.
Sun’s out, panels out.
After the death of a bulldog on a United flight in March, PETA and other animal rights activists have rallied against the airline.
Maybe he’s on to something after all?
While Trump criticized the agreement as being too lenient on Iran, critics fear the retreat will antagonize diplomacy efforts.
New theories have emerged in favor of the flat Earth, or so Flat-Earthers say.
Oh, the hypocrisy.
America is witnessing a disaster unfold in real-time at the hands of Rudy Giuliani.
A student-started petition has suggested ‘hippos’ or ‘riverhorses’ in places of the Colonials, a term they claim is too deeply tied to systemic oppression.
With a population of about 30,000 transgender individuals, Lahore becomes the home of Pakistan’s first ever school for transgender students.
Despite being known for its quick and viral content, these investigations may support the case to consider BuzzFeed as a legitimate news source.
Last year, the president broke a 16-year-old tradition by refusing to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, as anti-immigrant policies have continued to define his presidency.
The organization allowed girls into its ranks, but with plenty of planned segregation.
With billions of users and terabytes of collected information on them, Facebook stands poised to turn the world of dating apps upside down.
According to William H. McRaven, UT’s departing chancellor and the man responsible for the assassination of Bin Laden, there’s no harder gig.
Trump may withdraw the U.S. from the landmark Iran deal. What does this mean for America and what will come next?
Facebook and other such social media have been hailed as powerful tools for community building, but what are their limitations?
Outside of existing on Amazon, the show has finally been removed by even the most ardent holdout networks.
According to his lawyer, Cosby received too harsh of a sentence, which they claim is partly a result of the court allowing so many women to testify against him.
The star, and many others, have pointed to a troubling undercurrent of sexual harassment in the iconic ’80s films.
For an event that claims to celebrate free speech, Wolf has come under fire for speaking too freely.
The father of Meadow Pollack says he doesn’t want money or restitution, he simply wants to expose Scot Peterson as a coward.
Sean Hannity was just recently discovered to be the third mysterious client of Michael Cohen and he won’t stop denying it.
T-Mobile and Sprint have announced plans to combine companies, despite uncertainty as to whether the Justice Department will allow the merger.
In an era of free nipples and female empowerment, dress codes feel more regressive each day.
Fascists try to hide in plain sight on social media by using dog whistles.
Imagine: Instead of just making jokes about problems, someone made a show about actually trying to fix them?
Support for Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen is taking a severe toll on the civilian population and the U.S.’s foreign policy is a contributing factor.
Breaking down the recent events surrounding Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and how they could impact democracy going forward.
Palestinians have taken a stand in Gaza, and they are demanding that they be heard and given the basic human rights that they deserve.
Without any actions of her own, the Princess has landed a milestone in the modernization of the royal family.
And to think we were excited about his return to Twitter.
Christina Garcia, a key member of TIME Magazine’s #MeToo cover, has been accused of a slew of sexually inappropriate advances by male staff members.
Can anything really compare to the heartbreaking masterpiece that is ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ though?
Imagine all the likes … err books you can get.
The novel approaches issues like immigration, mental health and questions of identity from an entirely unexplored perspective.
The non-profit hosts events across the world that give talented speakers a venue to share their hilarious, moving and sometimes horrifying stores.
Spoiler alert: Musicians really like doing drugs.
The real crime would be not giving them a chance.
Step aside, Jay and Daisy.
Turns out, you’re living the most impactful years of your life right now.
Do you really want to wear lingerie named after after a sex slave?
I would’ve handwritten this article if I could have.
They believe in you, and you should too.
Surreal, hilarious and disconcertingly dark, the short story collection is a refreshing piece of original writing.
Can someone please find me a laotong?
Everyone is a little bit hoping that Watson will suggest ‘Harry Potter.’
Infowars might be a joke, but the audience it’s building isn’t funny at all.
You CAN, however, rely on these books to entertain you.
There’s nothing more beautiful than a beautiful room filled with books.
Turn on, tune in and drop the misunderstood stigma that surrounds hallucinogenics.
Apparently, history doesn’t have to make your life miserable!
Not only will the story keep you up at night, it’ll make you do something more terrifying: consider the investigator as a person.
The film was so plagued with production issues that its mishaps led to their own documentary, ‘Lost in La Mancha.’
Characters you can relate to and romances that aren’t ridiculously cliché — sounds like a great beach day novel to me.
Looking for adventure? Pick up Collins’ first series.
And after receiving 140,000 votes, Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ is first up on the list.
Hot outside? Questioning the meaning of life? It’s Snyder time.
Writing so good it’ll hardly feel like reading.
The Mexican-American writer called it ‘una herida abierta’: an open wound.
In the modern era, an image is worth much more than a thousand words.
Who doesn’t love reading about a man feeding a tumor to his turtle?
The collection’s title, like its contents, reflect the coexistence of optimism and despondency.
Just because everyone talks about a book doesn’t mean it’s worth reading — unless your GPA depends on it.
Even better: Pick them up at your local LGBTQ+ bookstore.
Nothing says ‘phony’ like a one night stand.
Here are six recommendations to start with.
The company, which owns the rights to the series, is turning Harry Potter into He-Who-Shall-Not-be-Named-Without-Proper-Licensing.
Gas up your wanderlust with these FOMO-inspiring reads.
Whether it’s about Kevin Love or a building-climbing raccoon, every mental health conversation helps.
Fan-fiction is shaking.
Her writing has drawn a number of comparisons to Tolstoy.
If you’re not bawling 6,000 words in, you’re inhuman.
Look elsewhere for light reads.
Its mission statement: To curate a daily dose of happy sh*t. Plain and simple.
Afterward, all that’s left to do is prepare for the fame of being a literary genius.
Plus there are dragons.
The actress recently came out as gay, a declaration that has much more significance than meets the eye.
“Whatever you are feeling right now, there is a mathematical certainty that someone is feeling that exact thing.”
Time to get your beachside romance on.
Don’t let your nightmares of high school English deter you: These essays will blow you away.
The acclaimed author and race-relations specialist will bring a political bent to the comic book staple.
The app recently made it a lot easier to screenshot pictures with anonymity, which is kind of both good and bad?
The gut-wrenching twist at the end of the first film has, short-sightedly, discouraged any follow-ups.
Get your zen on.
‘The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins!’ is a dream come true for fans of the podcast.
Plus three collections to start with.
PSA: Female authors aren’t penning novels with the intent of having half the world’s population avoid their literature.
By underscoring the quotidian details of trans women’s lives, Vergara hopes to discredit the sensationalism surrounding the community.
Just in time for summer, use these reads to help you navigate your next existential crisis with ease.
In his new book, ‘The Burning Maze,’ Riordan emphasizes representation and diversity without it taking over characters’ identities.
Whether you’re at the beach or snuggled up on the couch, brighten your summer with some of the hottest new memoirs.
Because representation matters, even in fictional teen romances.
Sick of Superman? Indie comics offer gorier, more sexually active characters with storylines intended for a mature audience.
It wouldn’t hurt you to read at least one book this summer.
Sorry to break it to you, but you probably won’t get an A if you rely solely on SparkNotes.
Winter is coming, but no one knows when.
For busy-bodies on the go, the growing popularity of short story dispensers points to a new era of literature.
With the world at their fingertips unlike ever before, these students are redefining journalism and pushing the limits of digital storytelling forward.
If you’re a fan of ‘Gone Girl,’ you won’t want to miss HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’ this summer.
The latest novel from Becky Albertalli is another masterpiece of representation, though with some important twists.
If you don’t want to read back decades of origin story, these comic series might be a good substitute.
By fusing Lovecraftian horror with the story of one of the most notorious names in hip-hop, Joshua Chaplinsky took the genre in a refreshingly hilarious direction.
Get more out of your reading by trying graphic memoirs.
You probably read these classic literature novels in high school, but your adult experiences will give them a whole new meaning.
In honor of National Poetry Month, here are five poets who deserve your recognition whether you usually read poetry or not.
Here are some worth-while reads if ‘Love, Simon’ has left you craving more LGBTQ representation.
Learning to become a leader is an achievable task for anyone, and these five books provide valuable lessons to get you there.
Writers learn from each other, so if you want to write young adult books, read the works of these YA authors for inspiration.
These authors will have your guts churning in delight!
Since Geoffrey Chaucer published ‘The Canterbury Tales,’ satirized students have been a common trend in humorous rhetoric.
‘The Undercover Edge’ is a great tool that provides tips on how readers can apply investigative tactics to live a better life at work, school and home.
These female empowerment titles will remind you that the fight for gender equality has always had standard-bearers in the heroines of fiction.
With #MeToo going on, try out these three brilliant works of art to better understand our current sexual, feminist moment.
Sophia Amoruso’s ‘#GIRLBOSS’ is an inspiring book about the author’s difficult journey of creating a successful business empire.
Eni Asebiomo of Kean University deals with the struggles of navigating the college dating scene in her upcoming book ‘Chronicles of a Millennial Virgin’.
It’s always been your dream to drown in books, right?
With movies like ‘The Hunger Games’, ‘Divergent’ and ‘The Maze Runner’ doing so well in recent years, young adult novels have become a huge hit.
They are timeless, exciting and work magic on hooking children to the habit of reading.
Bitter and alone? These five books might help ease the pain.
College can be a stressful time, but spiritual books may have the life-altering advice you’ve been searching for.
Grab your calendar and mark the dates for these upcoming YA book releases.
The feminist magazines and online communities to help you get through 2018.
You may want to start your 2018 reading list off with these novels before their adaptations hit the big screen.
We all know New Year’s resolutions are hard to keep, but these books will help you stay on track.
Why pay to watch TV shows when you have free YouTube web series?
Whether it’s long or short-form writing, these seasoned authors have the tips and tricks you need to know to improve your writing.
Amazon’s e-book reading program lets Kindle readers browse over a million titles for only $9.99/month, but is the service right for you?
Because who doesn’t want to take a trip to a dystopian future where teenagers are forced to fight to the death? May the odds be ever in your favor.
NaNoWriMo is a month of deadlines and challenges.
The nuances of mental health can be hard to nail in fiction, but these novels do it perfectly.
The world needs more poetry by unapologetically powerful women.
Racial tensions in America are at their highest, but reading stories of marginalized people is one step toward education and rehabilitation of a nation.
These books won’t tell you how to be a reporter, but they’ll show you how good journalism can change, or expose social and political cultures.
If you like quirky factoids about language, these books have plenty.
If you’re a young feminist and you want to have the literary knowledge to back it up, these are the books for you.
Whether for their elegant universes or unforgettable characters, each of these books would be perfect as a television series or feature film.
If you’ve stayed up until sunrise with a book in your hands, you can probably relate.
Ngozi Ukazu’s web comic about sexuality, hockey and copious amounts of pie will find itself on bookstore shelves next year.
A look at some of the most addicting, immersive and captivating standalone novels and series to dive into over summer break.