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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.


David Cassidy opens up about his dementia diagnosis for the first time People David Cassidy opens up about his dementia diagnosis for the first time , Rare Staff 8:42pm, February 28
Once the morgue ran out of room, an Ohio coroner had to take some jaw-dropping measures Across the U.S.A. Once the morgue ran out of room, an Ohio coroner had to take some jaw-dropping measures , Rare Staff 4:56pm, February 28
Cancer patients often don’t take the drugs they need to survive, and the reason is sickening Health and medicine Cancer patients often don’t take the drugs they need to survive, and the reason is sickening , Rare Staff 2:03pm, February 28
Bombshell NBC report says controversial Yemen raid failed in this critical area National security Bombshell NBC report says controversial Yemen raid failed in this critical area , Rare Staff 10:12pm, February 27
The man accused of opening fire on two Indian men in a Kansas bar has appeared in court for the first time Across the U.S.A. The man accused of opening fire on two Indian men in a Kansas bar has appeared in court for the first time , Rare Staff 7:10pm, February 27
Watch a Tesla Model S on autopilot make drunk drivers look good Caught on video Watch a Tesla Model S on autopilot make drunk drivers look good , Rare Staff 5:53pm, February 27
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is taking deportation raids to places we’ve never seen Across the U.S.A. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is taking deportation raids to places we’ve never seen , Rare Staff 2:52pm, February 27
Oscars attendees had messages for Donald Trump, but he was busy hosting some distinguished guests Rare News Oscars attendees had messages for Donald Trump, but he was busy hosting some distinguished guests , Rare Staff 1:56pm, February 27
Rep. Darrell Issa, urging caution, calls for a special prosecutor and independent investigation Across the U.S.A. Rep. Darrell Issa, urging caution, calls for a special prosecutor and independent investigation , Rare Staff 8:05pm, February 26
An Arizona teacher was fired after her school read what she said about immigrants What's wrong with people An Arizona teacher was fired after her school read what she said about immigrants , Rare Staff 6:58pm, February 26
Australian scientists have weaponized the Herpes virus, and now they’re using it on… fish? Science and nature Australian scientists have weaponized the Herpes virus, and now they’re using it on… fish? , Rare Staff 5:47pm, February 26
Another Jewish cemetery has been vandalized, this time in Philadelphia Across the U.S.A. Another Jewish cemetery has been vandalized, this time in Philadelphia , Rare Staff 4:44pm, February 26
To find leaks, Press Secretary Sean Spicer trusts no one — not even his own staff Across the U.S.A. To find leaks, Press Secretary Sean Spicer trusts no one — not even his own staff , Rare Staff 3:53pm, February 26
Here’s the draft of the Obamacare repeal and what it could mean for your healthcare Health and medicine Here’s the draft of the Obamacare repeal and what it could mean for your healthcare , Rare Staff 1:20pm, February 26
After four decades in film, a Hollywood standby has died People After four decades in film, a Hollywood standby has died , Rare Staff 10:54am, February 26
Teen mom (of) 3? Kailyn Lowry has big news People Teen mom (of) 3? Kailyn Lowry has big news , Rare Staff 10:31pm, February 23
Former House Speaker John Boehner reveals what we could expect from an Obamacare repeal Health and medicine Former House Speaker John Boehner reveals what we could expect from an Obamacare repeal , Rare Staff 6:19pm, February 23
This Maryland tattoo shop is helping former gang members in an unusual way Across the U.S.A. This Maryland tattoo shop is helping former gang members in an unusual way , Rare Staff 5:20pm, February 23
Passengers kicked off United Airlines flight after asking fellow travelers about bombs Caught on video Passengers kicked off United Airlines flight after asking fellow travelers about bombs , Rare Staff 2:16pm, February 23
New Iowa bill would force universities to check political party affiliation before hiring new professors Education New Iowa bill would force universities to check political party affiliation before hiring new professors , Rare Staff 7:10pm, February 22
NASA just made an incredible discovery about new habitable planets Science and nature NASA just made an incredible discovery about new habitable planets , Rare Staff 4:45pm, February 22
Michigan State bans this college dorm staple to “end harassment” Education Michigan State bans this college dorm staple to “end harassment” , Rare Staff 2:03pm, February 22
President Trump’s frequent travel to Mar-A-Lago comes at a serious cost to taxpayers Across the U.S.A. President Trump’s frequent travel to Mar-A-Lago comes at a serious cost to taxpayers , Rare Staff 5:28pm, February 21
A Pennsylvania mom got the perfect revenge when her son left for college without doing his chores Across the U.S.A. A Pennsylvania mom got the perfect revenge when her son left for college without doing his chores , Rare Staff 2:30pm, February 21
President Trump finally responds to the national wave of antisemitic bomb threats, vandalism, and terror Rare News President Trump finally responds to the national wave of antisemitic bomb threats, vandalism, and terror , Rare Staff 11:39am, February 21
A man went to distribute Neo-Nazi fliers at Cal Poly, and one student absolutely wasn’t having it Across the U.S.A. A man went to distribute Neo-Nazi fliers at Cal Poly, and one student absolutely wasn’t having it , Rare Staff 5:53pm, February 20
Chevrolet took one of their 2017 cars to a test track and hit 200 mph, and that’s not even the craziest part Business Chevrolet took one of their 2017 cars to a test track and hit 200 mph, and that’s not even the craziest part , Rare Staff 4:04pm, February 20
Whoa! Paul and Ringo get together in the studio for the first time in seven years People Whoa! Paul and Ringo get together in the studio for the first time in seven years , Rare Staff 2:50pm, February 20
House Intelligence Committee joins calls to investigate leaks from the intelligence community Across the U.S.A. House Intelligence Committee joins calls to investigate leaks from the intelligence community , Rare Staff 1:21pm, February 20
Two drivers are dead in a head-on collision, and what police found when they responded is tragic Across the U.S.A. Two drivers are dead in a head-on collision, and what police found when they responded is tragic , Rare Staff 5:37pm, February 19