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Bill Clinton, a Convention Fixture

For a generation, this has been a safe bet: If it’s a Democratic convention, Bill Clinton will be making a speech there that people will remember. The Times White House correspondent Mark Landler explains.


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The US Is Expanding Its Refugee Program For Central Americans Fleeing Violence

The United States government has promised an expansion of its programs designed to help families and children fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

The plans outlined in a statement released by the Department of State on Tuesday include stepping up an existing project to process Central American applications for asylum within their countries of origin.

They also highlight a new deal in which Costa Rica has agreed to act as a kind of holding nation for potential refugees...


Brendan Porath

John Daly shows up to PGA champions dinner in his loudest, most patriotic sportcoat

It's never hard to spot JD in the group photo at the PGA Championship.

You might be able to spot me in this pic...or not @PGAcom Past Campions Dinner #1991 #PGA pic.twitter.com/at3y4qKDvn

— John Daly (@PGA_JohnDaly) July 26, 2016

Every Tuesday of PGA Championship week, the past champions all gather for a dinner at the clubhouse of that year's venue. And every year, John Daly does his best to stick out among the always understated grays and navys that everyone else wears.

Daly also...



2016 PGA Championship odds: Henrik Stenson follows the betting favorites at 4th major of season

Henrik Stenson is one of the many contenders on the odds to win the PGA Championship at Baltusrol this weekend at the sportsbooks.

With Henrik Stenson's win at the British Open, each of the last six major championships in golf have been won by a different golfer and each of the last four have been won by a first-time major tournament winner. The stage is set for a wide open field to compete for the PGA Championship this weekend at the Baltusrol Golf Club.

Stenson is going off at +1400 on the...


James Brady

Pete Carroll agrees to extension with Seahawks through 2019

Days after extending GM John Schneider, the Seahawks are making sure the Super Bowl-winning coach is still around for a few more seasons.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll has agreed a contract extension through 2019, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Just two days earlier, the team signed general manager John Schneider to a new five-year extension.

Carroll has found plenty of success in his third stint as an NFL head coach, but his contract was set to expire after the 2016...


Wesseling, Chris

Seahawks extend Pete Carroll through 2019

Two days after the Seahawks locked up GM John Schneider to a long-term deal that extends through 2021, the team has secured head coach Pete Carroll, keeping him under contract through 2019.

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Bernie Sanders makes it official

Sen. Bernie Sanders asks the Democratic National Convention to suspend the rules and officially name Hillary Clinton the Democratic nominee, making her the first female presidential nominee from one of the two major political parties.

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China Hopes This Boring AF Video Will Win The Hearts Of Times Square Tourists

Having difficulty falling asleep? Head to Times Square, where a video on the South China Sea’s islands will be playing 120 times a day for another almost two weeks.

China has taken its fight with the Philippines over who owns territory in the South China Sea to a whole new arena: Times Square.

China has been in the middle of a dispute over a set of islands and recently lost a key arbitration in the Hague Tribunal.

John Kerry said on Tuesday he supported the...

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Can We Guess What Type Of Chicken This Hot Chef Should Feed You?


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Franco Noriega is a retired fashion model and former Macy's creative director. When he was done with the fashion world he turned his sights on his true passion, food. The ridiculously handsome restaurateur recently opened his first restaurant called, Baby Brasa in Manhattan's Lower East Side. The eatery serves up some delicious Peruvian chicken among other things. BuzzFeed stopped by Baby Brasa to...

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Hillary Makes History, In Emoji

Hillary Clinton made history Tuesday as the first female presidential nominee of a major party. BuzzBot users shared their feelings.

It's official: Hillary Clinton made history Tuesday after securing enough delegate votes to become the first female presidential candidate of a major party in the United States.

Bernie Sanders — who has spent the days leading up to the convention calling for unity within the party — was the one to officially move for Clinton to become the...

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24 Secrets Taco Bell Employees Will Never Tell You



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(So beautiful.)

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Always get the quesadilla with extra cheese:

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And always eat the ’dilla first:

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Here's What The "Stranger Things" Cast Looks Like Out Of Costume

Let’s be honest, you’re just here to scroll down to see Barb!


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A Mexican Band Made A Pokémon-Inspired Music Video And It's Fucking Hilarious

Spoiler: Pikachu dances in botas picudas.

So, back in 2013, Los Weyes Que Tocan came out with the music video for the tribal guarachero classic "El Pokétribal" on the Mexican YouTube channel QueParió! and it's seriously the greatest thing ever:

Tribal guarachero is a down-and-dirty musical genre that combines techno and house music with cumbia. It's really poppin' at quinceañeras and weddings.


The music video truly delivers...

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How Many Of These Regional Desserts Have You Tried?

From Mississippi mudcake, to Texas tornado, to shoofly pie.

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St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake

What it is: A midwestern favorite that can be traced back to the 1930's — when a baker in St. Louis supposedly botched the amount of butter in a coffee cake that he was making.

Pictured above: Recipe here.


Hummingbird Cake

What it is: Some describe it as what would...

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I Tried Bullet Journaling To See If It Lived Up To The Hype

So much washi tape.

Sian Butcher / Laura Gallant / BuzzFeed

If you go on Instagram, or just the internet in general, you don't have to look very far to find the bullet journal, a system of organising that's part to-do list, part diary.


Bullet journaling can involve creating your own "keys" of symbols to differentiate things, coming up with lists on just about anything you want to do, and even...


Saba Hamedy

'Project Greenlight' won't be returning to HBO

LOS ANGELES — Looks like Ben Affleck and Matt Damon will need to find a new network to give them the greenlight.

HBO is reportedly not picking up Damon and Affleck's docu-series Project Greenlight for another season.

HBO confirmed the decision in a statement to Mashable: "When we picked up a new season in 2014, we imagined a one season revival and decided in early 2016 another season did not make sense for us. We are proud of the show and were pleased with its run throughout the...


Ryan Sedmak

Lightning strikes the Empire State Building for an electrifying show

The Empire State Building, which serves as a lightning rod for its area in Manhattan, was struck by lightning during a summer storm Monday. Though the building is hit on average 23 times a year, it is still pretty cool footage.  Read more...

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Dustin Drankoski

Here are 31 of the best space photographs of the year

Bright green auroras dance above a Norwegian lake in just one of dozens of new photos shortlisted for a 2016 astrophotography prize.

The shortlisted photos, chosen for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016, reveal everything from an amazing image of the International Space Station to star trails circling stark landscapes around the world.

SEE ALSO: 16 of the most jaw-dropping space photos of the year

Winners will be announced on September 15 in a variety of different categories...


Johnny Lieu

Police arrest a shouting man on live TV but it doesn't faze this reporter

When someone is shouting as they're being taken away by the cops, you'd bet most people would turn around to see what the hell is going on.

Except while you're on live television, of course. Australian TV reporter Jayde Cotic was in the middle of a live cross on Monday in the Gold Coast, and she did a swell job of ignoring the fact that a man was getting arrested (loudly) in the background.

Queensland Police say the man was causing a disturbance at a nearby service station, after the...


Peter Allen Clark

Elizabeth Banks spoofs Trump's strange entrance at the Democratic convention

Shortly after Hillary Clinton officially earned the Democratic nomination from the convention role call vote, Elizabeth Banks entered to loosen things up a little bit.

It was a tense past day and a half as Bernie Sanders supporters loudly jeered at the mere mention of Clinton's name. But people, at least those most vocal, seemed to unify after Sanders stood to make the final vote in Clinton's nomination. When the prime time speaking engagements began, so did the jokes. 

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