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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.


Video shows the incident that got Rev. Al Sharpton's daughter arrested Caught on video Video shows the incident that got Rev. Al Sharpton's daughter arrested , Rare Staff 5:55pm, September 10
County sheriff's office gives sarcastic warning regarding Irma Across the U.S.A. County sheriff's office gives sarcastic warning regarding Irma , Rare Staff 4:42pm, September 10
Mayor leads police on slow-speed riding mower chase with open beer Caught on video Mayor leads police on slow-speed riding mower chase with open beer , Rare Staff 1:37pm, September 10
Irma sucks up seawater, leaving bare ocean floor visible Caught on video Irma sucks up seawater, leaving bare ocean floor visible , Rare Staff 11:28am, September 10
For Celine Dion, it’s not just fashion — it’s her way of moving on Rare People For Celine Dion, it’s not just fashion — it’s her way of moving on , Rare Staff 8:12pm, September 7
Will Hurricane Irma also cause the next Fukushima disaster in Florida? Across the U.S.A. Will Hurricane Irma also cause the next Fukushima disaster in Florida? , Rare Staff 2:14pm, September 7
Newly separated, Anna Faris opens up on friends, partners, and the difference between them Rare People Newly separated, Anna Faris opens up on friends, partners, and the difference between them , Rare Staff 9:43pm, September 6
Florida sheriff promises a “safe” shelter from the hurricane: prison Crime and punishment Florida sheriff promises a “safe” shelter from the hurricane: prison , Rare Staff 5:54pm, September 6
A broken windshield leads to an arrest in a series of vicious attacks on the homeless Crime and punishment A broken windshield leads to an arrest in a series of vicious attacks on the homeless , Rare Staff 3:38pm, September 6
Angelina Jolie speaks about her turbulent year, from her divorce to her health issues Rare People Angelina Jolie speaks about her turbulent year, from her divorce to her health issues , Rare Staff 10:16pm, September 5
John Legend once tried to break up with Chrissy Teigen and she simply said “No” Rare People John Legend once tried to break up with Chrissy Teigen and she simply said “No” , Rare Staff 9:37pm, September 5
Harvey relief workers “break into” a warehouse — with permission, of course Rare Houston Harvey relief workers “break into” a warehouse — with permission, of course , Rare Staff 8:11pm, September 5
With fewer foreign workers, American companies hired American — or didn’t hire at all Across the U.S.A. With fewer foreign workers, American companies hired American — or didn’t hire at all , Rare Staff 4:39pm, September 5
“Charmed” actress Holly Marie Combs announced she’s engaged and has the ring to prove it Rare People “Charmed” actress Holly Marie Combs announced she’s engaged and has the ring to prove it , Rare Staff 6:25pm, September 4
South Korea launches live-fire drills to simulate attack on North Korea should they attack Around the world South Korea launches live-fire drills to simulate attack on North Korea should they attack , Rare Staff 5:41pm, September 4
Woman says the Red Cross’ response at a Texas airport left her “astonished” in a poor way Rare Houston Woman says the Red Cross’ response at a Texas airport left her “astonished” in a poor way , Rare Staff 4:13pm, September 4
Lawyer representing hundreds in a Gatlinburg fire lawsuit has one message: “They knew” Science and nature Lawyer representing hundreds in a Gatlinburg fire lawsuit has one message: “They knew” , Rare Staff 2:07pm, September 4
Driver hits the gas instead of the brake and obliterates a laundromat Caught on video Driver hits the gas instead of the brake and obliterates a laundromat , Rare Staff 6:38pm, September 3
A husband and his elderly parents allegedly confined and abused his “disobedient” wife What's wrong with people A husband and his elderly parents allegedly confined and abused his “disobedient” wife , Rare Staff 6:05pm, September 3
Video shows crash that injured man whose nurse was arrested Caught on video Video shows crash that injured man whose nurse was arrested , Rare Staff 4:28pm, September 3
A guy became a “Burning Man” after sprinting into the festival’s namesake fire Across the U.S.A. A guy became a “Burning Man” after sprinting into the festival’s namesake fire , Rare Staff 4:19pm, September 3
Cleveland police union counters Browns' anthem protest Across the U.S.A. Cleveland police union counters Browns' anthem protest , Rare Staff 2:48pm, September 3
Man wins bet by sitting on a beehive without pants Caught on video Man wins bet by sitting on a beehive without pants , Rare Staff 2:17pm, September 3
A college student’s first week of school ended in her brutal murder Crime and punishment A college student’s first week of school ended in her brutal murder , Rare Staff 12:58pm, September 3
Trump slams latest North Korean nuclear test and decries “appeasement” Around the world Trump slams latest North Korean nuclear test and decries “appeasement” , Rare Staff 11:10am, September 3
Miley Cyrus breaks down as she describes Harvey’s wrath, then gives back to those affected Rare People Miley Cyrus breaks down as she describes Harvey’s wrath, then gives back to those affected , Rare Staff 9:20pm, August 31
White House says Trump will donate $1 million to Hurricane Harvey relief Rare News White House says Trump will donate $1 million to Hurricane Harvey relief , Rare Staff 6:12pm, August 31
No one will face charges in the fatal Ohio State Fair accident that killed one teenager Crime and punishment No one will face charges in the fatal Ohio State Fair accident that killed one teenager , Rare Staff 3:31pm, August 31
Another Civil War reenactment has been cancelled thanks to “recent events” Rare News Another Civil War reenactment has been cancelled thanks to “recent events” , Rare Staff 2:10pm, August 31
ABC addresses that rumored Taylor Swift surprise on Good Morning America Rare People ABC addresses that rumored Taylor Swift surprise on Good Morning America , Rare Staff 9:13pm, August 30