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January 22, 2015

C. Wonder Files For Bankruptcy

The "revenge retail" project by Tory Burch's ex-husband made the filing Thursday after dismissing most of its employees at an impromptu Jan. 5 meeting.

The End Of Yemen?

Yemen's constant state of political crisis reached a new zenith on Thursday with the president's resignation. But the worst may be yet to come.

Halal In The Family: America's First Muslim Family Sitcom

The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi has created a web series that challenges stereotypes and misinformation about Muslims. The show is not only funny, it's taking aim at unfavorable views at Islam. Anti-Muslim hate crimes have increased by 1600% since September 11th and what better way to fight the hate with comedy? Check it out and kick in some money to help them reach their indiegogo goal of 20,000$

This Week’s Signature Songs, State By State

Here are the songs that defined America from Jan. 13 to Jan. 19, presented by BuzzFeed and Spotify. A state’s “signature song” is not its most popular, but its most distinctive — that is to say, the one that residents of that state streamed proportionally the most as compared with the U.S. as a whole.

"No One Is Ready" For The New Breed Of Terror

“It’s like hackers, unidentified kamikazes. It can come up anywhere there’s someone with an [extremist mindset] and a web connection... No one’s ready.” BuzzFeed News' Sheera Frenkel and Mike Giglio speak with government officials and jihadis alike on the new breed of terror facing the West.

Boston Bombing Trial's Opening Arguments Delayed

The slow pace of jury selection will push back the timeline in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s mass murder trial. His lawyers filed a third motion to move the trial out of Boston to ensure "indifferent jurors."

Uber Takes A Deep Data Dive On Its Drivers

After 40,000 new drivers joined the platform just last month, Uber published a study analyzing who they are and how they are doing. Older, more female, and better paid than yellow cab drivers, the company says.

Several Killed In Ukraine Bus Shelling

Bus passengers and a nearby car driver were reportedly among at least six victims in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. Ukraine has blamed pro-Russian rebels, but Russia's foreign minister described the incident as a "monstrous attack" by Ukrainian forces. WARNING: Some embedded images in this article are graphic.

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