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The Odd Sexual-Consent Law That Explains the Confusing Owen Labrie Verdict

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After I reviewed her new album, she called to ask me to give all her music another listen. If I changed my mind, I owed her a Happy Meal.

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Natural Disasters Like Hurricane Katrina Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Poorer

This Meteorologist’s Dire Hurricane Katrina Advisory Was So Perfect, It’s in a Museum

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