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Al Franken Should Resign Now

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An Allegation, Then a Promotion

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Wonder Woman Can’t Save Justice League

Sadly, the movie’s Marvel-style quips can’t either.

Todd Heatherton’s Career Ascended After Dartmouth Learned He’d Allegedly Groped His Grad Student

Justice League Hates Its Predecessor Almost As Much As the Rest of Us Did

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