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The Man Who's Going To Stop Trump From Going Nuclear

California congressman Ted Lieu has become a Twitter superhero for his Trump-trolling

You might be seeing Congressman Ted Lieu’s name a lot lately. Or, at least, seeing his name pop up on your Twitter timeline with RT frenzy. Though the California politician, who represents Southern California’s 33rd district, has been doing serious legislative work in the past few weeks—he’s currently a pushing a bill he authored restricting the president’s ability to use nuclear weapons without a declaration of war from Congress—he’s become celebrated for his acerbic and critical tweets targeting our new Commander in Chief. His Twitter banner is a comparison photo of Trump and Obama’s inauguration day crowds. He refers to Sean Spicer as a #FakePressSecretary and accuses him of lying. Following Kellyanne Conway’s infamous “alternative facts,” Lieu tweeted a photo of the entrance to his office in the capital, which now bore a sign reading “Alternative Fact Free Zone.” The tweet generated almost 3,000 retweets and more than 7,500 favs. His followers number at more than 49,000.

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We’ve relaunched a GOOD online series, “People Are Awesome,” where we feature good people doing great things—and seek their advice, inspiration, and ideas. This week’s Awesome Person: Del Seymour.

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Three Baton Rouge Officers Killed By A Lone Gunman

Shooter posted a YouTube video: “You gotta fight back.”

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A Missouri man shot and killed three Baton Rouge law officers Sunday, at a moment when the nation is still reeling from the Dallas sniper ambush that claimed the lives of five officers.

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New York Stylist Gives Free Haircuts to the Homeless Every Sunday

“Every human life is worth the same.”

Many of us want to give back to our communities, but aren’t sure just how to contribute. Many hope to start giving back once they get that next promotion or when they finally have more free time to devote to a charitable organization. One man found the best way to help was by simply hitting the street and sharing his unique gift. Meet New York City hairstylist Mark Bustos.

Every Sunday, his only day off from work at an upscale hair salon, Bustos travels throughout the city with his girlfriend, giving haircuts to the homeless. There’s one haircut in particular that Bustos remembers, for a homeless man named Jemar Banks. “Jemar Banks—I’ll never forget the name,” Bustos told The Huffington Post. “After offering him a haircut and whatever food he wanted to eat, he didn’t have much to say throughout the whole process, until after I showed him what he looked like when I was done … The first thing he said to me was, ‘Do you know anyone that’s hiring?’”

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When you think of a homeless person holding a piece of cardboard, what do you imagine that sign says?

If you got to know the person behind the sign, you might just be surprised at what you see.

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President Obama Signs Law Making It Easier for Military Dogs Overseas to Retire With Their Handlers Back Home

Nestled within this year’s National Defense Authorization Act is a provision that ensures a happy homecoming worth wagging your tail over.

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Odds are you’ve seen the videos: Soldiers returning home from tours of duty overseas, being greeted by exuberant pet dogs expressing months’—if not years’—worth of pent-up affection.

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