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Kids of Helicopter Parents Are Sputtering Out

Recent studies suggests that kids with overinvolved parents and rigidly structured childhoods suffer psychological blowback in college. 

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The RNC Just Leaked a Plan to Hit Hillary Where She’s Strongest: Her Competency

The Last Days of the Great American Showpeople

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Bernie Sanders Is the Ron Paul of the Left

He won’t win the nomination, but his popularity still matters. 


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Experts clash over whether they count as a domesticated species.

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Are Cats Truly Domesticated? Or Are They Really Wild Animals?

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