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So Much for States’ Rights

The GOP’s new concealed carry bill is unprecedented—and unconstitutional.

The GOP Will Release Its Final Tax Bill in a Friday Night News Dump

What Kind of Congressman Would Call for Trump to Fire Robert Mueller? Oh, Right, This Kind.

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Why Beyoncé Needed Ed Sheeran to Hit No. 1

Technology

Six Huge Ways Twitter Has Changed

And why no one noticed.

The Dark Side of YouTube’s Happy Families

Parents are making big money off filming their kids. That’s messed up.

Twitter Has Transformed Itself, and No One Noticed

The Multimillion-Dollar Industry of Being a Happy Family on YouTube

The Supreme Court Justices Abetted Judge Alex Kozinski’s Inappropriate Behavior

How the Far Right Is Reacting to Net Neutrality’s End

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