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[Content note: Homophobia, animal cruelty, rape, rape culture, misogyny]

It's Thursday and I Am Sooooo Hungover:

Mexico's Supreme Court has ruled that homophobic slurs are not protected speech.

Senate Republicans are more optimistic about the prospect of a grand bargain on the deficit after an intimate dinner with President Obama. Of course.

North Korea threatened the U.S. today with a preemptive nuclear strike. Neat!

A Utah lawmaker say cockfighting can't be a felony because abortion is legal. Makes sense!

Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin overturned the rape conviction of an Air Force service member who was found guilty by a jury, claiming there was not sufficient evidence that the woman had been raped.

Here's a look at what is known about the consumer data industry. Scary!

This week's EW cover is the greatest thing ever.

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Divine's death. Check out these cool postcards from her.

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