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Today's Horror Films Are Hitting Too Close To Home

When it comes to horror films today, filmmakers are shying away from traditional blood and gore and focusing more on the fears of society.

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1:47Jack Phillips
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Colorado Baker Is Going To Court Again After Refusing A Cake Order

4:00Money
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More People Are Donating To Causes Ignited By Their Rage

2:47A Green Bay Packers fan and a Chicago Bears fan scream at each other.
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What Is Tribalism?

0:42Shooting scene.
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Florida AG Files Manslaughter Charges In 'Stand Your Ground' Case

6:07Former neo-Nazi Joshua Turner attends counter-protests at Unite the Right 2 in Washington, D.C.
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A Former Neo-Nazi Went To Confront Racists At Unite The Right in D.C.

3:43Actor Chadwick Boseman accepts the Best Performance in a Movie award for 'Black Panther' during the 2018 MTV Movie Awards.
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The Evolution Of Black Representation In Film

1:17Alex Jones
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Twitter Says InfoWars Did Violate Its Policy But Won't Ban It Yet

0:45The White House
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D.C. Prepares For Second 'Unite The Right' Rally

4:00White nationalist demonstrators
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How Black Lives Matter Will Counter White Nationalists in Washington

4:14Marcus and Marissa Martin at their wedding
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Charlottesville Survivors Reflect On The Wedding Of A Lifetime

1:05Surveillance video of officer-involved shooting
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Deadly Nashville Police Shooting Caught On Surveillance Video

5:35A message that Apple's Siri doesn't understand
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This Project Is Battling Bias In Speech Recognition

1:55Man tests airport body scanner
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Policy Changes Could Make Air Travel Easier For Transgender People

3:16Police officers watch as demonstrators protest the fatal police shooting of Paul O'Neal August 7, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Are Police Getting Proper Training On How To De-Escalate Situations?

6:56Newsy's Jamal Andress and a Charlottesville resident look at a Confederate monument
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Charlottesville Remains Ground Zero For The Confederate Statues Debate

0:35"Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia
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State Of Emergency Declared Ahead Of 'Unite The Right' Anniversary

3:27Hands holding different dollar and euro notes
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Universal Basic Income Is A Hot Welfare Idea — But Can It Be Funded?

2:19Founder of #MeToo, Tarana Burke speaks onstage during the New York Women's Foundation's 2018 'Celebrating Women' event.
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What Was The Original Message Behind The #MeToo Movement?

5:47Susan Bro with a picture of her daughter Heather Heyer
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A Year Later, Susan Bro Is Making Her Daughter's Death Count

3:04Escort girls await customers
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Can The Health Care System Do More To Help Victims of Sex Trafficking?

3:49Student activists rally against gun violence at Washington Square Park, near the campus of New York University.
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Are Mass Shootings Contagious?

2:20Protesters outside of the NRA's headquarters
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At An NRA Protest, We Ask: Is There A Middle Ground On Guns?

0:51A 1-year-old child from El Salvador clings to his mother.
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Judge: Trump Admin Has Sole 'Obligation' To Find Deported Parents

1:39President Donald Trump speaks at NRA meeting
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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks 3D-Printed Gun Blueprint Downloads

24:06Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad attend the after party for opening night of 'Raisin in the Sun.'
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'Tell Me More': Phylicia Rashad And Kenny Leon

7:58OxyContin pills are poured from a bottle
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Should Opioid Makers Be Treated Like Big Tobacco?

1:20A woman in Pakistan holds packs of condoms
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'Global Gag Rule' May Be Harming The Fight Against HIV/AIDS

1:58Film posters for "The Miseducation of Cameron Post" and "Boy Erased"
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2 New Films Are Tackling A Controversial Practice: Conversion Therapy

3:56Plastic straws
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Why Plastic Straw Bans Aren't Inclusive

2:55Food bank worker
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Food Stamps Have Evolved A Lot Over Time. Is Trump's Harvest Box Next?