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People in the U.S. who want to keep their activity hidden are turning to virtual private networks — but VPNs are often insecure. Stuart Kinlough/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Turning To VPNs For Online Privacy? You Might Be Putting Your Data At Risk

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With Internet providers able to track and sell your browsing data, people who want to keep their activity hidden are turning to virtual private networks. But VPNs can themselves be insecure.

White supremacists descended on Charlottesville to protest the pending removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee in the city's Emancipation Park. Julia Rendleman/AP hide caption

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'We're Not Them' — Condemning Charlottesville And Condoning White Resentment

A scholar and a journalist offer context and analysis on the events in Charlottesville and the politics of white anger.

'We're Not Them' — Condemning Charlottesville And Condoning White Resentment

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John Cho's film credits include Harold in the raunchy Harold and Kumar comedies and Sulu in Star Trek Beyond. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures hide caption

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In 'Columbus,' John Cho Reckons With His Own First-Generation Culture Clash

Fresh Air

Cho, who moved to the U.S. from South Korea as a child, says the cultural distance his Columbus character feels towards his immigrant father was "an unwelcome reflection of my own life."

In 'Columbus,' John Cho Reckons With His Own First-Generation Culture Clash

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White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, seen walking into the Rose Garden in June, gave an interview with the liberal magazine The American Prospect, discussing trade and administration in-fighting. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Bannon, Unplugged: White House Strategist Pushes Trade Agenda, Undercuts Colleagues

Steve Bannon called a liberal journalist to talk China, white nationalism and his "fight" with others in the administration. "They're wetting themselves," he says of his State Department rivals.

Bridget Everett says her live act is about "the power of owning your own body." Monica Schipper/Getty Images hide caption

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'Cabaret Hurricane' Bridget Everett Moves To The Big Screen In 'Patti Cake$'

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The comic and cabaret performer says she's had audience members walk out of her raunchy live act. In her new film, she plays a washed-up local rock star whose daughter is an aspiring rap artist.

'Cabaret Hurricane' Bridget Everett Moves To The Big Screen In 'Patti Cake$'

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After a meeting between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a member of the Qatari royal family, Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani, Saudi Arabia said Thursday it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj. AP hide caption

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Despite Rift, Saudi Arabia Says It Will Allow Qatari Pilgrims To Conduct Hajj

Qatar has been isolated by neighboring countries in a heated diplomatic standoff. But Saudi Arabia has announced it plans to open its border to allow pilgrims from the tiny Gulf country.

Tunisian women gather to celebrate Women's Day on Aug. 13 in Tunis. On the same day, the country's president announced the review of a law requiring that a man receive twice the share of an inheritance as a woman. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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As Tunisia Weighs Women's Rights Proposal, Some Of The Staunchest Opponents Are Women

Tunisia's president is pushing for his country to become the first in the Arab world to ensure equality between men and women in inheritance laws. Currently, a man's share equals that of two women.

Mary Grams, 84, holds a carrot that grew through her engagement ring in Alberta, Canada. Grams, who lost her diamond ring 13 years ago while pulling weeds in her garden, is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. Iva Harberg/AP hide caption

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Found: 1-Carrot Diamond Ring

Thirteen years ago, Mary Grams of Alberta, Canada, lost her engagement ring while working on the family farm. This week, her daughter-in-law found the heirloom, bizarrely adorning a vegetable.

The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is the highest among affluent nations. Researchers believe that with better education, postpartum nurses could help mothers identify life-threatening complications. Mart Klein/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth

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A nationwide survey shows that postpartum nurses often fail to warn mothers about potentially life-threatening complications following childbirth, mainly because they need more education themselves.

Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth

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EMA's new album, Exile in the Outer Ring, is out August 25. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Listen: EMA, 'Exile In The Outer Ring'

One of indie rock's most creative thinkers confronts the marginal world where rural red meets urban blue.

Exile in the Outer Ring

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    Exile in the Outer Ring
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