American Crime Story season 3 will cover Bill Clinton’s impeachment proceedings

The new season of American Crime Story will focus on Monica Lewinsky and the impeachment proceedings against Bill Clinton. | Washington Post/Getty Images The season will launch just six weeks before the 2020 presidential election. FX’s Emmy-dominating American Crime Story franchise — of The People vs. O.J. Simpson and The Assassination of Gianni Versace fame — has finally announced its third installment, and it’s a doozy: Bill Clinton’s impeachment proceedings in 1998 and 1999. And…

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In 1999, two movies changed horror forever

Heather Donahue in The Blair Witch Project | Lionsgate The Blair Witch Project was an innovator. But The Sixth Sense became one of the biggest horror hits ever. By almost any estimation, the weekend at the movies that kicked off on this date 20 years ago was a terrific one, a bit of a sigh of relief in a long, weird movie summer. The releases of the summer of 1999 are largely all over the…

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Uber and Lyft have admitted to making traffic worse in some US cities

Olly Curtis/Getty Images According to a new report sponsored by both companies. Uber and Lyft contribute to worsening traffic, the companies revealed in a co-funded study, and riders may soon see an uptick in fares as an indirect result. The study, released by Uber and Lyft last week, found that their cars contributed to increased overall congestion in six major cities surveyed: Boston, San Francisco, DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Seattle. Handled by transportation consultancy…

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Trump is visiting El Paso and Dayton. Some local officials aren’t happy.

This image of Trump shooting paper towels into a crowd of hurricane victims in Puerto Rico in October 2017 is perhaps the best encapsulation of his struggles with the “uniter in chief” role. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Trump’s trip to the sites of recent mass shootings and the controversy surrounding it, explained. One of the unwritten but traditional roles of the president is to act as a “consoler in chief” during moments of national tragedy….

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What to know about Apple’s new credit card for iPhone owners

Apple’s new Goldman Sachs credit card launches this summer. | Apple Backed by Goldman Sachs, the card is an obvious extension of Apple Pay. It’s available Tuesday for a test group, and will be widely available by the end of the month. The credit card Apple announced in March from its Cupertino, California, campus is rolling out Tuesday to a randomly selected group of iPhone users (who had signed up to be notified when the…

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Millions of gamers manage not to shoot people. #Videogamesarenottoblame is for them.

Gamers compete at the Evolution Championship Series on August 2, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images Do video games turn you violent? A set of Twitter hashtags reveal that’s not the right question. In the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, public debate has broken out yet again over the societal role of video games — as manifested in two competing hashtags: #videogamesarenottoblame,…

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The polls are in, and here’s who won the second Democratic debate

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) participates in a reenacted swearing-in with then-Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol January 3, 2013, in Washington, DC. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images And who lost. Last week’s second Democratic debate did little to change the race — Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren continue to be the top candidates, per new post-debate polls. National polls from Quinnipiac, HarrisX, Reuters/Ipsos, and Politico/Morning Consult —…

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