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Carlin Becker

Carlin Becker is an Associate Content Editor at Rare. She is a 2014 graduate of James Madison University with a degree in English and two writing-related minors. After graduating, she briefly worked in marketing before taking up writing full-time. She has written for Red Alert Politics and Elite Daily and has lent her time to the Network of enlightened Women and Virginia for Johnson/Weld 2016.


The Nebraska teenager who tossed her newborn baby out the window has been sentenced, and she won’t be facing jail time Across the U.S.A. The Nebraska teenager who tossed her newborn baby out the window has been sentenced, and she won’t be facing jail time , Rare Staff 1:32pm, March 25
Baby number two is on the way for this “Dancing with the Stars” couple Rare People Baby number two is on the way for this “Dancing with the Stars” couple , Rare Staff 12:34pm, March 25
It’s a girl for Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski, who just welcomed their first child together Rare People It’s a girl for Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski, who just welcomed their first child together , Rare Staff 12:05pm, March 25
Police were forced to get involved when a man dressed as The Joker was spotted walking around a Virginia town Across the U.S.A. Police were forced to get involved when a man dressed as The Joker was spotted walking around a Virginia town , Rare Staff 11:32am, March 25
“Real Time with Bill Maher” panel explodes when the host defends Christians while discussing Islamic terrorism Late night politics “Real Time with Bill Maher” panel explodes when the host defends Christians while discussing Islamic terrorism , Rare Staff 10:39am, March 25
Adam Sandler fans are in for a new treat with his latest deal with Netflix Rare Humor Adam Sandler fans are in for a new treat with his latest deal with Netflix , Rare Staff 10:07pm, March 24
Arnold Schwarzenegger shut down a troll criticizing the Special Olympics in the most epic way possible Rare People Arnold Schwarzenegger shut down a troll criticizing the Special Olympics in the most epic way possible , Rare Staff 5:54pm, March 24
Hoda Kotb shares a sweet photo of her “guard dog” protecting new baby Haley Rare People Hoda Kotb shares a sweet photo of her “guard dog” protecting new baby Haley , Rare Staff 5:37pm, March 24
This Marine veteran just became the first full-time, double amputee police officer to serve in New York’s Suffolk County Across the U.S.A. This Marine veteran just became the first full-time, double amputee police officer to serve in New York’s Suffolk County , Rare Staff 5:07pm, March 24
Adele gives an emotional, mid-concert tribute to the victims of London’s tragic terror attack Rare People Adele gives an emotional, mid-concert tribute to the victims of London’s tragic terror attack , Rare Staff 4:46pm, March 24
We now know where Prince George will spend his school days, and it’s a far cry from the school his father attended Rare People We now know where Prince George will spend his school days, and it’s a far cry from the school his father attended , Rare Staff 4:09pm, March 24
James Blunt opens up about what it was like living in his beloved friend Carrie Fisher’s “madhouse” Rare People James Blunt opens up about what it was like living in his beloved friend Carrie Fisher’s “madhouse” , Rare Staff 3:25pm, March 24
A patriotic Chicago teacher received a severe punishment for asking a student to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance Rare Chicago A patriotic Chicago teacher received a severe punishment for asking a student to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance , Rare Staff 2:54pm, March 24
The silly bloopers from Chrissy Teigen’s new Smirnoff ad remind us why we love her so much Rare People The silly bloopers from Chrissy Teigen’s new Smirnoff ad remind us why we love her so much , Rare Staff 1:58pm, March 24
An American tourist took a selfie with the police officer killed in the London attack moments before his death Around the world An American tourist took a selfie with the police officer killed in the London attack moments before his death , Rare Staff 1:20pm, March 24
Kate Middleton opens up about being a mom and admits motherhood is still a “huge challenge” even as a royal Rare People Kate Middleton opens up about being a mom and admits motherhood is still a “huge challenge” even as a royal , Rare Staff 1:11am, March 24
The CBS spring renewal announcement could mean terrible news for “Criminal Minds” fans Rare People The CBS spring renewal announcement could mean terrible news for “Criminal Minds” fans , Rare Staff 6:02pm, March 23
Emma Thompson regrets turning down Donald Trump for a date Rare People Emma Thompson regrets turning down Donald Trump for a date , Rare Staff 5:29pm, March 23
A federal agency just made a big decision about whether the president’s Trump International Hotel violates its lease Across the U.S.A. A federal agency just made a big decision about whether the president’s Trump International Hotel violates its lease , Rare Staff 4:30pm, March 23
Plane makes emergency return after a passenger on his way to rehab overdoses on heroin and anxiety pills Across the U.S.A. Plane makes emergency return after a passenger on his way to rehab overdoses on heroin and anxiety pills , Rare Staff 3:44pm, March 23
The Rock tears up while delivering a heartfelt message to “Make-a-Wish” fan who wants to meet him Rare People The Rock tears up while delivering a heartfelt message to “Make-a-Wish” fan who wants to meet him , Rare Staff 2:20pm, March 23
Waffle House employees get into insane fight in front of customers, trashing the kitchen and using utensils as weapons Caught on video Waffle House employees get into insane fight in front of customers, trashing the kitchen and using utensils as weapons , Rare Staff 1:31pm, March 23
Watch these evil geniuses attach nitrous bottles to an office chair to create the “Redneck Centrifuge” Caught on video Watch these evil geniuses attach nitrous bottles to an office chair to create the “Redneck Centrifuge” , Rare Staff 10:01pm, March 22
A U.S.-born member of British Parliament tried to save the police officer killed in the London terror attack Around the world A U.S.-born member of British Parliament tried to save the police officer killed in the London terror attack , Rare Staff 5:38pm, March 22
People are losing it over how Kristi Yamaguchi wished fellow former figure skater Nancy Kerrigan good luck ahead of her “DWTS” debut Rare People People are losing it over how Kristi Yamaguchi wished fellow former figure skater Nancy Kerrigan good luck ahead of her “DWTS” debut , Rare Staff 5:04pm, March 22
A school bathroom stampede in China tragically left two students dead and 20 others injured Around the world A school bathroom stampede in China tragically left two students dead and 20 others injured , Rare Staff 3:43pm, March 22
As details of the deadly British Parliament attack unfold, we have our first look at the suspect Around the world As details of the deadly British Parliament attack unfold, we have our first look at the suspect , Rare Staff 3:27pm, March 22
High school cheerleaders posted nude photos of a teammate online, and their coach’s reaction was sickening What's wrong with people High school cheerleaders posted nude photos of a teammate online, and their coach’s reaction was sickening , Rare Staff 2:18pm, March 22
Competing retailers say Ivanka Trump’s White House connection gives her brand an unfair, unlawful advantage Business Competing retailers say Ivanka Trump’s White House connection gives her brand an unfair, unlawful advantage , Rare Staff 1:17pm, March 22
Check every penny in your change jar — just one of these could mean tens of thousands of dollars Rare News Check every penny in your change jar — just one of these could mean tens of thousands of dollars , Rare Staff 9:58pm, March 21