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  1. Willie Cauley-Stein Had The Best Answer When Asked What's He's Looking Forward To In The NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Switched

    It's been a crazy few months for the young basketball players who, on Thursday, finally found out their fate in the NBA. A guessing game of where they'd fall in the draft had filled their minds and the airwaves for months.

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  2. 8 NBA Draft Picks Tell Us The First Thing They're Going To BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Huffington Post

    On Thursday, the NBA's latest draft picks said goodbye to their college budgets and said hello to their new lives as money-making NBA players. That led us to wonder what these 19-, 20- and 21-year-olds planned to first buy when they get their paychecks.

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  3. There's Only 8 Meters Of This Fabric In The World, And Karl-Anthony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Switched

    JUNE 25: Karl-Anthony Towns speaks to the media after being selected number one overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2015 NBA Draft on June 25, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

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  4. Michael Di Girolamo Surprises His Boyfriend, Craig Young, With A Musical Proposal In HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Switched

    Craig Young didn't realize he was in for the surprise of his life when he accompanied his longtime boyfriend, Michael Di Girolamo, to Cuba earlier this month. Little did the 41-year-old actor know that Di Girolamo, 45, had a few tricks up his sleeve -- namely, an elaborate musical proposal incorporating the hits of Bruno Mars, Kylie Minogue and Madonna that you just need to see to believe.

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  5. Kids With Incarcerated Parents Find Support, Encouragement With This Brooklyn ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Switched

    The United States' incarcerated population -- the largest in the world -- is at the heart of several national debates: People argue about the economic burden it places on the federal budget , how inmates are treated and the long-term effects of the prison system. But hardly anyone talks about what happens to the children of those behind bars.

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  6. 8 Moments In Life That Actually Matter, According To People In Their 80s And 90sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Switched

    Sure, major milestones like job promotions, golden anniversaries and retirements are unforgettable, but there's a lot more to life -- just ask an elder. We partnered with Chevrolet Malibu and polled parents, grandparents and even a few great-grandparents to hear about their most memorable moments -- and we learned that more often than not, the ones that matter aren't necessarily the "big" ones.

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  7. 8 Hotels That Are Excellent for Last Minute BookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Switched

    Sometimes, it's not the early bird that catches the worm--it's the late one! The days of super advanced booking are over, which is great for travelers who prefer spontaneity over early planning. Many hotels offer generous deals for day before or same day reservations; check out our list below to see some of the great hotels that are excellent for last minute booking! Just steps from Union Square in San Francisco sits Hotel Nikko , a sleek and cutting-edge hotel that offers 532 spacious rooms, a 10,000 square foot health club, and a top-tier nightclub theater, Feinstein's at the Nikko.

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  8. Donald Harris, White NAACP Leader, Weighs In On Rachel DolezalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Switched

    But as far as the NAACP is concerned, her race doesn't matter. There are other chapter leaders throughout the country who aren't African-American.

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  9. Nike, Brazil Soccer Deal Under Investigation By U.S.: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Switched

    NOVEMBER 24: Brazil's football team jersey for the 2014 FIFA World Cup is unveiled on November 24, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. WASHINGTON, June 12 - U.S. authorities are examining payments made by Nike Inc under a 1996 soccer sponsorship deal with Brazil for possible evidence of wrongdoing by the company or others, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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  10. Jeb Bush Wishes Dad George H.W. Bush A Happy BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Switched

    Bush's wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, rang in her 90th earlier this week sans helicopter. She spent her birthday promoting adult literacy .

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  11. Artist Olafur Eliasson Invites New Yorkers To Build Their Own Utopia -- With LegosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Switched

    New York City's High Line has always felt like an architectural utopia. A defunct railroad reclaimed as an elevated park, the space invites the mingling of tourists and locals, west-side parents and Brooklyn youth.

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  12. Unsettling Photos Capture What Kids Look Like Watching TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Switched

    "Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object," educator Laurence J. Peter once said. In the haunting images of Australian-born photographer Donna Stevens , these words come to life, as children morph into undead creatures before our eyes, captivated by the unknown happenings on the screens before them.

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  13. Ne-Yo Responds To Website's Claim That Caitlyn Jenner Inspired Him To Come Out As GayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Switched

    Ne-Yo has responded to a report alleging that he was recently inspired to come out as gay after learning about Caitlyn Jenner's journey . "Bruce [sic] Jenner really gave me the inner strength to admit to my kids, my family, my friends, my fans and ultimately to myself that I am gay.

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  14. Jeralean Talley, Woman Thought To Be Oldest In The World, Turns 116Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Switched

    Talley will celebrate her birthday twice, including a Sunday party at her church, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist. The Gerontology Research Group considers her to be the oldest person in the world, based on available records, followed by Susannah Jones of Brooklyn, New York, who turns 116 in July.

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  15. Chirlane McCray Opens Up About Daughter Chiara's Struggle With DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Switched

    Chirlane McCray is committed to bettering mental health resources across the Big Apple after watching her own daughter struggle with depression in recent years. McCray, the wife of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, opened up on HuffPost Live about the challenges the family has faced.

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  16. Time Warner Cable Reports Revenue Growth Just After Merger With Comcast Falls ThroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Switched

    AUGUST 27: A Time Warner Cable truck is viewed in Brooklyn on August 27, 2014 in New York City. Time Warner Cable, which has 11.4 million subscribers in the United States, suffered a massive power outage Wednesday morning across the nation.

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  17. What's Not Working In Media's Coverage Of BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Switched

    Coverage of the unrest in Baltimore has once again proved that the media still believes "if it bleeds, it leads." Following the funeral of Freddie Gray -- the 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal chord injury suffered while in police custody this month -- riots have broken out and sparked a larger conversation about police behavior and community relations.

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  18. 'Psychic Spring,' Coming-Of-Consciousness Queer Party, Hits Brooklyn's Crown Heights NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Switched

    A massive group of queers and creatives packed a space in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York April 18 in to ring in the new season in the best way possible: the celebration of Psychic Spring . The Psychic party series is a one-of-a-kind, coming-of-consciousness Brooklyn-based queer party that transports its attendees to a higher spiritual plane.

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  19. New York Man Plans To Swim Through Extremely Polluted Gowanus Canal On Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Switched

    Donning a drysuit and exposure protection gear on Wednesday, water advocate and swimmer Christopher Swain is planning to swim the entire 1.8-mile length of New York City's Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. The canal connects to the East River -- the saltwater tidal strait separating Manhattan from Brooklyn and Queens -- and is one of the most polluted waterways in the United States.

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  20. Man Allegedly Steals Thousands In Diapers By Switching Supermarket Price TagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Switched

    A Brooklyn, New York man allegedly switched price tags and used the self-checkout station at a Stop & Shop to steal thousands of dollars worth of diapers, police say. Kevin Hargrove was arrested Thursday after police say he made regular trips to multiple locations of the supermarket and swapped diaper price tags for 99-cent items , according to the New York Daily News.

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