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GOP Sen. Dean Heller Trashes Senate Health Care Bill, Says He’s a “No”

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Fear Is a Powerful Defense

When cops kill black citizens like Philando Castile, they can get away with it just by saying they were afraid.

Music

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Every generation of New York rockers romanticizes its era. In the juicy new book Meet Me in the Bathroom, the early 2000s was the golden age.

“Fear” Was a Viable Defense for Killing Philando Castile. With Police and Black Victims, It Always Is.

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