Grieving Parents 'Ambushed' by Trump, Who Had Teen's Killer Waiting at White House

The president had hoped to surprise the family of dead British teen Harry Dunn with a meeting with the woman who killed him. “And they weren’t ready for it,” he admitted. | Continue reading


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The president had hoped to surprise the parents of dead British teen Harry Dunn with a meeting with the woman who killed him—all in front of the media. | Continue reading


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Why Trump’s Tweets Aren’t Going Anywhere

Some tweets that violate Twitter’s normal rules will stay on the site, according to the company's newly articulated policy. | Continue reading


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Splinter Shutting Down

The website’s parent company praised the outlet but said it failed to bring in sufficient traffic. | Continue reading


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Splinter Is Shutting Down

The website’s parent company praised the outlet but said it failed to bring in sufficient traffic. | Continue reading


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Blizzard Employees Staged a Walkout to Protest Banned Pro-Hong Kong Gamer

“Blizzard makes a lot of money in China, but now the company is in this awkward position where we can’t abide by our values,” a Blizzard employee told The Daily Beast. | Continue reading


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The American right has advanced nutty conspiracy theories for decades. But the one we’re about to see play out will make Joe McCarthy look like an amateur. | Continue reading


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Secret Court: FBI Warrantless Searches Were Illegal

A year ago, the U.S.’ surveillance court ruled that the FBI violated Americans’ privacy by broadly sifting through dragnets of intercepted communications. | Continue reading


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Whistleblower: Google Boss' Daughter Scrubbed from Guardian Exposé

When one of the world’s most respected newspapers went up against former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his daughter and backed down, Wylie decided to go to The New York Times. | Continue reading


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The Deepfake ‘Arms Race’

Can countermeasures neutralize the coming wave of high-tech disinformation? | Continue reading


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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’s Last Tango

For six years they managed to elude the most powerful detectives on the planet and outrun their past across the wilds of South America. | Continue reading


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Trump Said This Wall Can't Be Climbed. Professional Climbers Say He's Full of Sh*t

President Trump claimed that a fleet of champion climbers tested his border wall. The sport’s top athletes have no idea what the hell Trump is talking about. | Continue reading


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Richard Stallman Resigns

Richard Stallman had also advocated for the legalization of child pornography and pedophilia on his personal blog for 15+ years. | Continue reading


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Confederate Statue Defender Sues Those Reporting His Family Slaveholding History

Edward Dickinson Tayloe II is suing the city to save the statue behind the Unite the Right rally—and says the paper implied he is “a racist and an opponent of people of color.” | Continue reading


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Russia Carried Out ‘Stunning’ Hack of Encrypted FBI Communications: Report

Russian spies reportedly compromised radio systems used by the FBI’s mobile surveillance teams, listened from diplomatic compounds Obama closed. | Continue reading


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Renowned MIT Computer Scientist Richard Stallman Defends Epstein

MIT bigwig Richard Stallman dismissed Epstein’s underage victims in emails and defended child pornography on his blog. | Continue reading


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Richard Stallman Defends Epstein: Victims Were ‘Entirely Willing’

MIT bigwig Richard Stallman dismissed Epstein’s underage victims in emails and defended child pornography on his blog. | Continue reading


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Richard Stallman Defends Epstein: Victims Were ‘Entirely Willing’

MIT bigwig Richard Stallman dismissed Epstein’s underage victims in emails and defended child pornography on his blog. | Continue reading


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Stallman dragged in the Epstein s*tstorm

MIT bigwig Richard Stallman dismissed Epstein’s underage victims in emails and defended child pornography on his blog. | Continue reading


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BuzzFeed battling Elon Musk's attempt to depose one of its journalists

The media outlet accused the tech billionaire of harassing and intimidating a reporter for printing unguarded comments Musk made accusing a critic of being a pedophile. | Continue reading


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Trump Blames Energy-Saving Light Bulbs for His Bright Orange Appearance

The fluorescent president complained: “I always look orange. And so do you. The light is the worst.” | Continue reading


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Reid Hoffman: I regret inviting Jeffrey Epstein to 2015 dinner

Reid Hoffman claimed former MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito said Epstein had cleared the school’s “vetting process.” | Continue reading


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ICE Has a New $30M Contract with Israeli Phone Cracking Company Cellebrite

The agency's previous contract with Cellebrite was worth $2.2 million. | Continue reading


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Will the CIA’s Former Top Spy Fall Prey to Putin’s Murderous Mole Hunt?

The Russian daily Kommersant on Tuesday published the name and biography of a man living under his own name with his wife and children near Washington, D.C. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

Reid Hoffman Who Started ‘Decency Pledge’ Ran Interference for MIT over Epstein

Reid Hoffman said tech companies should have a zero tolerance for sexual harassment. Then he defended the MIT Media Lab over fallout from its Epstein ties. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

The World War II Diet That Saved Britain

As Hitler planned to starve the Brits to death, one man was given total power to design their menu. It produced the healthiest generation in history and has lessons for today. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

ThinkProgress, a Top Progressive News Site, Has Shut Down

A search had been underway for a new publisher. But none was found. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

ThinkProgress, a Top Progressive News Site, Has Shut Down

A search had been underway for a new publisher. But none was found. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

The website ThinkProgress has shut down

A search had been underway for a new publisher. But none was found. | Continue reading


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Kenneth Currin Schuchman: How a High-School Dropout Hacked a Million Devices

Teenager behind notorious Satori botnet was an Xbox player who joined an online community that got their kicks from exploiting vulnerabilities in the so-called Internet of Things. | Continue reading


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“It’s modern day McCarthyism,” he said. | Continue reading


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The company joins Walmart in changing its policy after a mass shooting in Texas left seven dead over the weekend. | Continue reading


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Beijing’s Toolbox to Crush Hong Kong

The Chinese Communist Party is betting it won’t have to send tanks to end the revolt. It’s got the cops, surveillance, and even a replacement “international city” in the works. | Continue reading


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PhD punished for reporting adviser's fabricated research

Dr. Kristy Meadows—who received Ph.D.s from Tufts in neuroscience and in veterinary medicine—claims she has been unable to get a job since she reported the alleged misconduct. | Continue reading


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Right-Wing Star Andy Ngo Exits Quillette After Damning Video Surfaces

The writer and photog is out of a job after being caught in incriminating undercover footage with right-wing activists. His former employer insists the two events aren’t related. | Continue reading


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The Robot Ship Set to Cross The Atlantic and Change the World

Maxlimer could be the first unmanned surface vessel to make the vaunted crossing—opening the way for a new generation of oceangoing drones, cutting prices and carbon footprints. | Continue reading


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Astronaut Accessed Ex-Spouse’s Bank Account from International Space Station

The NASA astronaut admits she did access her ex-wife’s bank account but only to check on son in what is the first-ever allegation of a crime committed in space. | Continue reading


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Bounty Hunter Allegedly Conned Customer Data from Phone Giants with Suicide Hoax

Bail bondsman Matthew Marre is accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer—and Verizon and T-Mobile believed him. | Continue reading


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Study Links Fluoridated Water During Pregnancy to Lower IQs

The findings could undermine public-health messaging, fuel conspiracy theorists, and give pregnant women something else to worry about. | Continue reading


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Deadspin Editor Quits, Rails: ‘I’ve Been Repeatedly Lied to and Gaslit’

The new bosses in charge of what used to be the Gawker network of websites have drastically upended the culture, Greenwell said, leaving her no choice but to resign. | Continue reading


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Deadspin Editor Quits, Rails Against Bosses: 'I've Been Repeatedly Lied To and Gaslit'

The new bosses in charge of what used to be the Gawker network of websites have drastically upended the culture, Greenwell said, leaving her no choice but to resign. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

Google ‘Whistleblower’ Loves QAnon, Accused “Zionists” of Running the Government

The former YouTube software engineer believes Google is now trying to “off” him. | Continue reading


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The Sudden Death of Pacific Standard

Editor-in-chief tells The Daily Beast the decision to shut the magazine was “unethical” and possibly “illegal,” adding he had told staff to consider the legal options open to them. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

NYT Top Editor: Trump Racism Headline Was a 'F*cking Mess'

In a lengthy town-hall meeting on Monday, the paper’s top brass addressed a bevy of recent controversies centering around the Times’ coverage of Trump, race, and politics. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

Mega-Trees Are the New Weapon Against Climate Change

Scientists caution that we probably can’t “plant our way out” of the climate crisis, but growing big trees and keeping them around is an important piece of the puzzle. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

Jeffrey Epstein is dead from alleged suicide

The convicted pedophile was being held without bail as he faced charges of child sex trafficking. | Continue reading


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8Chan Refugees Blow Their Anonymity

An unofficial new version of the hate-filled forum isn’t as anonymous as its users might hope. | Continue reading


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Town Bully

The new docuseries “No One Saw a Thing,” premiering Aug. 1 on SundanceTV, explores the 1981 killing of Ken Rex McElroy, a local menace executed in front of 60 townsfolk. | Continue reading


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