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Patrick McMahon

Patrick is a content editor for Rare in Washington, D.C. Outside the office (and the internet), he’s a cyclist, painter, and friend to all dogs. He is 27.


A police officer and seven others are dead after a gruesome Mississippi murder spree Crime and punishment A police officer and seven others are dead after a gruesome Mississippi murder spree , Rare Staff 10:54am, May 28
Paris Jackson has “homeless” encounter on set of her new movie Rare People Paris Jackson has “homeless” encounter on set of her new movie , Rare Staff 10:18pm, May 25
RAF Airman writes Manchester message on bomb destined for ISIS target Around the world RAF Airman writes Manchester message on bomb destined for ISIS target , Rare Staff 8:33pm, May 25
“Body-slamming” a reporter just made Greg Gianforte a whole lot of money Across the U.S.A. “Body-slamming” a reporter just made Greg Gianforte a whole lot of money , Rare Staff 5:05pm, May 25
Before attacking with a knife, police say a stalker lived in his ex-girlfriend’s attic for some time Crime and punishment Before attacking with a knife, police say a stalker lived in his ex-girlfriend’s attic for some time , Rare Staff 4:24pm, May 25
Video shows street racers flooding a Dallas intersection to do burnouts — with no police response! Caught on video Video shows street racers flooding a Dallas intersection to do burnouts — with no police response! , Rare Staff 2:19pm, May 25
The White House vehemently defends President Trump’s budget in the face of criticism Business The White House vehemently defends President Trump’s budget in the face of criticism , Rare Staff 5:20pm, May 24
What a 9-year-old looked up on a school iPad was so bad that police arrested her father Crime and punishment What a 9-year-old looked up on a school iPad was so bad that police arrested her father , Rare Staff 2:34pm, May 24
Tens of thousands of concealed-carry permit holders left vulnerable by wide-ranging crime Across the U.S.A. Tens of thousands of concealed-carry permit holders left vulnerable by wide-ranging crime , Rare Staff 1:41pm, May 24
San Antonio police will investigate what led up to this violent arrest caught on camera Caught on video San Antonio police will investigate what led up to this violent arrest caught on camera , Rare Staff 11:36am, May 24
Fuel tanker overturns and explodes in California, sending hundreds running for their lives Across the U.S.A. Fuel tanker overturns and explodes in California, sending hundreds running for their lives , Rare Staff 8:53am, May 24
Amanda Seyfried is just in love with being a mom, and now she’s hinted when we’ll meet her newborn Rare People Amanda Seyfried is just in love with being a mom, and now she’s hinted when we’ll meet her newborn , Rare Staff 9:37pm, May 23
Theresa May upgrades UK terror threat to highest possible level, makes grim announcement about next attack Around the world Theresa May upgrades UK terror threat to highest possible level, makes grim announcement about next attack , Rare Staff 7:48pm, May 23
“Zorro” nabbed for terrifying New Jersey home burglary Crime and punishment “Zorro” nabbed for terrifying New Jersey home burglary , Rare Staff 6:38pm, May 23
Police say her boyfriend got violent, so a Delaware State Trooper opened fire Across the U.S.A. Police say her boyfriend got violent, so a Delaware State Trooper opened fire , Rare Staff 5:14pm, May 23
A senior was barred from her Christian high school’s commencement because she was pregnant Across the U.S.A. A senior was barred from her Christian high school’s commencement because she was pregnant , Rare Staff 2:56pm, May 23
People are calling out one news network for being especially slow to cover the Manchester bombing Around the world People are calling out one news network for being especially slow to cover the Manchester bombing , Rare Staff 9:18pm, May 22
Donald Trump reportedly asked the NSA and Director of National Intelligence to undermine the FBI’s investigation into his campaign Across the U.S.A. Donald Trump reportedly asked the NSA and Director of National Intelligence to undermine the FBI’s investigation into his campaign , Rare Staff 8:02pm, May 22
An everyday car theft got much stranger when the thieves found a body in the back of the car Crime and punishment An everyday car theft got much stranger when the thieves found a body in the back of the car , Rare Staff 4:43pm, May 22
Sinkhole opens up at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort Across the U.S.A. Sinkhole opens up at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort , Rare Staff 3:25pm, May 22
Police say this iconic Blue Ridge Mountains bar didn’t just “burn down” Across the U.S.A. Police say this iconic Blue Ridge Mountains bar didn’t just “burn down” , Rare Staff 1:35pm, May 22
Revolting video shows woman explode on a Lyft driver as she blows her nose, hits and spits Caught on video Revolting video shows woman explode on a Lyft driver as she blows her nose, hits and spits , Rare Staff 5:43pm, May 21
Three years of sex crimes involving underage students have a teacher in a world of trouble Crime and punishment Three years of sex crimes involving underage students have a teacher in a world of trouble , Rare Staff 4:50pm, May 21
The dumbest robbery plan ever will soon land an Ohio woman behind bars, and we can’t stop laughing What's wrong with people The dumbest robbery plan ever will soon land an Ohio woman behind bars, and we can’t stop laughing , Rare Staff 3:40pm, May 21
A big-name hunter was crushed to death by one of the animals he was pursuing Around the world A big-name hunter was crushed to death by one of the animals he was pursuing , Rare Staff 2:48pm, May 21
Notre Dame students leave commencement ceremony en masse to protest Vice President Mike Pence’s speech Across the U.S.A. Notre Dame students leave commencement ceremony en masse to protest Vice President Mike Pence’s speech , Rare Staff 1:29pm, May 21
Roger Stone flips out about Trump meeting with Saudi Arabia and thinks he knows who was behind it Around the world Roger Stone flips out about Trump meeting with Saudi Arabia and thinks he knows who was behind it , Rare Staff 1:06pm, May 21
The man who threatened to sue a first date for texting during a movie has gotten what he wanted Across the U.S.A. The man who threatened to sue a first date for texting during a movie has gotten what he wanted , Rare Staff 11:58am, May 21
How do you flip your Range Rover in your own driveway? Ask this guy Caught on video How do you flip your Range Rover in your own driveway? Ask this guy , Rare Staff 10:48am, May 21
Ex-Secret Service agent will see 20 years in prison for what he did in his guard booth Crime and punishment Ex-Secret Service agent will see 20 years in prison for what he did in his guard booth , Rare Staff 8:49pm, May 18