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Sean Hannity’s Obsession With the Seth Rich Murder

After Fox News retracted the bogus story, its star reluctantly backed off from his wild conspiracy theory.

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Pope Francis Doesn’t Seem to Like Trump Very Much

The Big Shortcut

No Classrooms, No Books

Chicago’s school system raised its graduation rates by 23 percent by chaining its worst students to computers.


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Donald Trump’s budget is his biggest fraud since Trump University.

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Donald Trump’s Budget Is His Biggest Fraud Since Trump University

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