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Why Did He Do It?

What we know and don’t know about the apparently deliberate crash of the Germanwings flight.

Arizona Wants Doctors to Tell Patients That Abortions Can Be “Reversed”

Reckless Congressional Republicans Want to Risk the Internet Economy

Senator, You’re No Ronald Reagan

Sports Nut

The Best Duke Loss Ever

A Duke-hating aficionado’s guide to the most delicious Blue Devil defeats of all time.

Science

Defending Darwin

I teach human evolution at the University of Kentucky. There are some students I’ll never reach.

Remembering the Greatest Duke Tournament Defeat of All Time

Teaching Evolution to Students Who Tell Me They’ll Pray for My Soul

Obama’s Very Smart Reason for Being So Tough on Netanyahu

A Provocative New Plan to Reduce the Prison Population

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