8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Aug 02 2015

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke out firmly against Senate Republicans' attempts to defund Planned Parenthood. In a statement, he called the fast-track legislation "an attack on women's health." (Huffington Post)
Speaking of presidential candidates, Vice President Joe Biden may be eyeing a run himself — emphasis on maybe — and the reason behind the possible White House bid will break your heart. (Refinery29)
What are we really talking about when we talk about privilege? A new Buzzfeed video breaks it down firsthand beyond its gender and ethnicity applications and provides a handy questionnaire to help viewers consider how privilege applies to them. (Buzzfeed)
When it comes to police brutality, the United States could learn plenty from Norway. Even when confronting a terrorist, Norwegian law enforcement haven't shot and killed a single person in almost a decade; in 2014, they fired their guns only twice. (Newsweek)
Elephants and rhinos and tigers, oh my. In the wake of Cecil the Lion's death, here are six familiar species being rapidly depopulated due to poaching. (Global Post)
If you have an iPhone, your favorite tweets wills soon be getting hearts instead of starts. Too cute, Twitter. (Mashable)
One more iPhone bonus: it just might survive falling out of a plane. (TIME)
Are you experiencing Trainwreck withdrawal? This outtakes reel will have scream-laughing all over again, courtesy of Amy Schumer, Bill Hader and LeBron James. (Splitsider)

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