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How white nationalists tapped into decades of pent-up racism to spark a movement

Protesters hold signs during a "White Lives Matter" rally on Oct. 28, 2017 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) This summer's seemingly overnight arrival of the self-described "alt-right" and white nationalist groups — marked most prominently by a deadly car attack at the August "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Va. — drew worldwide headlines, but the…

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‘Saturday Night Live’: Leslie Jones’ Omarosa crashes the Trumps’ Christmas party

Leslie Jones and Omarosa Manigault. (Photo: Getty/WireImage) The gang was all here for Saturday Night Live's version of Christmas at the White House: Ivanka Trump, a newly-fired Omarosa Manigault, and an "Elf of the Shelf" brought to life by Jeff Sessions. Alec Baldwin reprised his Trump impression in the cold open of Saturday's SNL, the final…

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5 books you won’t want to miss this week, including one by Pope Francis

'Queen Victoria's Matchmaking' by Deborah Cadbury (Photo: Public Affairs) ­ USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages That Shaped Europe by Deborah Cadbury (Public Affairs, non-fiction, on sale now) What it’s about: By the 1890s, when she had more than 30 grandchildren,…

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