Why they marched: Mothers and daughters share their inspiring stories

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On Nov. 8, mothers all across the country walked with their daughters to cast their votes for what they’d thought would be the first woman president. On Jan. 21, 2017, they came together again, this time for a different reason.   

Anywhere from 3.6 to 4.8 million people marched at the Women’s March on Saturday — and that’s just in the United States alone. In more than 600 U.S. cities, in 60 countries and on seven different continents, mothers and their daughters walked together at Women’s Marches. They came with signs in their hands and knitted vaginas on their heads and warm granola bars in their pockets. For one day, feminism didn’t seem like a thing of the past but a hopeful force for the future — uniting daughters with their mothers, as well as the mothers who fought before them. Read more…

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Graceful dog jumps over doggy gate like it’s NBD

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Some dogs are good at fetch, others can show off their sweet tricks. This pup is a master in jumping over a gate that’s likely intended to keep her out of a certain area of the house.

Her form is simply perfect throughout the entirety of the launch. It’s remarkable. 

@GeoMcBerry tweeted the clip of the dog in action on Friday, and has since racked up over 92,000 retweets and some hilarious comments. 

@GeoMcBerry your dog reminded me of these lil rubber things I use to play with as a kid lol pic.twitter.com/GWMHoztTSd

— marcos (@markeedos) January 21, 2017

@GeoMcBerry I CANT BREATHEEEEE pic.twitter.com/xd1zBbpxvY

— lina (@dracuIina) January 21, 2017 Read more…

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Twitter roasts Trump aide for calling lies ‘alternative facts’

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In the world of fake news, now we also have “alternative facts.” 

On Saturday, President Donald Trump’s first full day in office, his press secretary Sean Spicer held a press conference in which he falsely claimed that the previous day’s crowd was the “largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period.”

Spicer’s false remarks instantly became a new meme and sent the internet into a fury.

On Sunday, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, appeared on NBC’s Meet The Press, where Chuck Todd grilled the Trump administration for spreading falsehoods on their first full day in office. In response, Conway called the falsehoods “alternative facts.” Read more…

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