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Can America’s Largest Protestant Denomination Stop Trump?

The Southern Baptist Convention takes on the GOP front-runner—and itself.

Fox News National Security “Expert” Pleads Guilty to Being a Complete Fraud

Reporter Who Profiled Melania Trump Is Inundated With Anti-Semitic Threats

The Satanic Temple’s Spokesman Is Offended That Ted Cruz Is Being Compared to Lucifer

USA’s Olympic Uniforms Are Straight Out of Prep-School Hell


Duolingo’s New Vocabulary

The company made learning languages into a game. Now it wants to make billions by serving as the gatekeeper 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.

Duolingo Made Language Learning Fun. Can It Do the Same for Language Testing?

The Most Shocking Championship in the History of Professional Sports

The Problem With White Teachers Who Go Into Urban Schools With a “Savior Complex”

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