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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.


Customs can keep you from reentering the country until you let them download all data on your phone Across the U.S.A. Customs can keep you from reentering the country until you let them download all data on your phone , Rare Staff 8:54pm, March 13
CBO report: American Health Care Act will cut the deficit by $337 billion, but it could cost you Health and medicine CBO report: American Health Care Act will cut the deficit by $337 billion, but it could cost you , Rare Staff 4:41pm, March 13
Watch police resort to drastic measures to stop a man in a van with a lighter and a gas can Caught on video Watch police resort to drastic measures to stop a man in a van with a lighter and a gas can , Rare Staff 2:59pm, March 13
Police say her houseguest wouldn’t leave, so she pulled a sword off the wall and changed his mind Across the U.S.A. Police say her houseguest wouldn’t leave, so she pulled a sword off the wall and changed his mind , Rare Staff 1:39pm, March 13
Wall Street’s “Fearless Girl” statue only went one full day before a man in a suit did this What's wrong with people Wall Street’s “Fearless Girl” statue only went one full day before a man in a suit did this , Rare Staff 5:26pm, March 11
New moms Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie are just loving it Rare People New moms Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie are just loving it , Rare Staff 4:11pm, March 11
Anti-corruption fighter and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is reportedly out Across the U.S.A. Anti-corruption fighter and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is reportedly out , Rare Staff 3:00pm, March 11
Justin Bieber repels fans in Melbourne, doesn’t seem “Sorry” about it Rare People Justin Bieber repels fans in Melbourne, doesn’t seem “Sorry” about it , Rare Staff 2:33pm, March 11
New dashcam video shows “disastrous mistake” police shooting of Alabama airman Michael Davidson Across the U.S.A. New dashcam video shows “disastrous mistake” police shooting of Alabama airman Michael Davidson , Rare Staff 1:13pm, March 11
Watch a man save an elderly stranger from a speeding train with inches to spare Caught on video Watch a man save an elderly stranger from a speeding train with inches to spare , Rare Staff 12:21pm, March 11
Kellyanne Conway says leaks are a real danger: “It affects every one of us” Across the U.S.A. Kellyanne Conway says leaks are a real danger: “It affects every one of us” , Rare Staff 11:13am, March 11
On the 20th anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s death, this Georgia news team’s tribute left us hypnotized Caught on video On the 20th anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s death, this Georgia news team’s tribute left us hypnotized , Rare Staff 9:16pm, March 9
A bipartisan pair of Senators is demanding an answer on alleged wiretapping — and they’re ready to take it to court Across the U.S.A. A bipartisan pair of Senators is demanding an answer on alleged wiretapping — and they’re ready to take it to court , Rare Staff 4:50pm, March 9
Attempted border crossings plummeted in Trump’s first month Across the U.S.A. Attempted border crossings plummeted in Trump’s first month , Rare Staff 1:22pm, March 9
With Nick Cannon out, meet the likely new host of “America’s Got Talent” Rare People With Nick Cannon out, meet the likely new host of “America’s Got Talent” , Rare Staff 10:20pm, March 8
“There is heavy s**t coming down!” — FBI chasing leads to find Wikileaks source National security “There is heavy s**t coming down!” — FBI chasing leads to find Wikileaks source , Rare Staff 6:27pm, March 8
A Pennsylvania man stopped paying income taxes in 1995, and his defense is otherwordly Across the U.S.A. A Pennsylvania man stopped paying income taxes in 1995, and his defense is otherwordly , Rare Staff 4:22pm, March 8
Anti-Trump protestor pleads guilty to attempting to bring down an inaugural celebration ball Crime and punishment Anti-Trump protestor pleads guilty to attempting to bring down an inaugural celebration ball , Rare Staff 2:44pm, March 8
Congressman says “Americans have choices,” and they’re choosing iPhones over healthcare Health and medicine Congressman says “Americans have choices,” and they’re choosing iPhones over healthcare , Rare Staff 8:12pm, March 7
Ex-MI6 agent Christopher Steele, source of notorious Trump dossier, speaks out for the first time since going into hiding Around the world Ex-MI6 agent Christopher Steele, source of notorious Trump dossier, speaks out for the first time since going into hiding , Rare Staff 4:27pm, March 7
Wikileaks claims to have released the CIA’s full cyber-warfare capabilities National security Wikileaks claims to have released the CIA’s full cyber-warfare capabilities , Rare Staff 1:49pm, March 7
President Trump offers a deal to Planned Parenthood — with one big catch Across the U.S.A. President Trump offers a deal to Planned Parenthood — with one big catch , Rare Staff 9:12pm, March 6
House Republicans reveal “American Health Care Act” to repeal Affordable Care Act Health and medicine House Republicans reveal “American Health Care Act” to repeal Affordable Care Act , Rare Staff 7:15pm, March 6
Watch the insane moment a man vaults over four lanes of Highway 60 on a dirtbike Caught on video Watch the insane moment a man vaults over four lanes of Highway 60 on a dirtbike , Rare Staff 5:09pm, March 6
NRA scores early win under Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Guns NRA scores early win under Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke , Rare Staff 2:02pm, March 6
USDA confirms return of deadly avian flu virus Across the U.S.A. USDA confirms return of deadly avian flu virus , Rare Staff 5:03pm, March 5
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper calls for an independent investigation to “clear the air” about Russia National security Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper calls for an independent investigation to “clear the air” about Russia , Rare Staff 4:26pm, March 5
Watchdog group burns California firefighters for “unreasonable, unaffordable” salaries Across the U.S.A. Watchdog group burns California firefighters for “unreasonable, unaffordable” salaries , Rare Staff 2:47pm, March 5
US Soccer takes massive step to end National Anthem protests Sports US Soccer takes massive step to end National Anthem protests , Rare Staff 12:30pm, March 5
White House asks for investigation, claims Obama administration abused executive authority Rare Politics White House asks for investigation, claims Obama administration abused executive authority , Rare Staff 10:52am, March 5