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Anthony Weiner’s Penis Is Not a Campaign Issue

Please resist the urge to make it one.

Critics Demand Colin Kaepernick Stand During the National Anthem for Several Dumb Reasons

Anthony Weiner’s Downfall Is a Farce. But It’s Also a Tragedy.

Sorry, Drudge, That Is Not a Photo of Hillary Hugging Huma

Madonna’s Other Bedtime Stories

The trashy, unexpected joy of reading kids books written by celebrities.

Metropolis

Stampedes in Airports Aren’t Caused by Panic

They’re caused by our sadly rational fears.

Science

Let It Burn?

Our new policy to let forest fires burn is inspired by nature. Unfortunately, nature doesn’t always behave as we’d like.

Why Airports Can’t Stop False Alarms

Forest Fires May Be Natural, but That Doesn’t Mean People Want to Live (or Vacation) in Them

Dallas Quarterback Tony Romo Keeps Getting Hurt Badly. The Cowboys Keep Saying It’s No Big Deal.

The NYT Reassures Parents That Their Sons’ Penises Are Probably Totally Fine

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