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This Election’s Speeches Have Been Awful

We talked to a bunch of political speechwriters to find out why.

Why Ted Cruz Picked Carly Fiorina: She’s Trump Bait

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The Democratic Primary Ruined My Friendship

Why the Clinton-Sanders rivalry has gotten so personal.

New Proof That Global Warming Is Wreaking Havoc on Our Oceans


Duolingo’s New Vocabulary

The company made learning languages into a game. Now it wants to make billions by guarding the gates to English-speaking jobs.

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The Most Shocking Championship in the History of Professional Sports

Nearly relegated last year, Leicester City is now a virtual lock to win the Premier League. It happened by accident.

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