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How to Fix Our Interstates

Hint: Not with more asphalt.

The Cop Who Killed Sam Dubose Lied About the Shooting. Then His Colleagues Backed Him Up.

The Most Important Feature of Windows 10 May Seem Boring. It’s Actually Revolutionary.

Meghan Trainor’s Interview About The Peanuts Movie Is a Total Disaster

Supermarkets Are Covering Up Cosmo for Being “Pornographic”

War Stories

One of the Worst Traitors of the 20th Century

Jonathan Pollard deserved his punishment.

Crime

Last Man Standing

Nothing can stop the bipartisan coalition pressing for criminal justice reform. Nothing, except maybe Bill Otis.

Why Jonathan Pollard Was One of the Worst Traitors of the 20th Century

Meet the Last Man Standing Who Thinks Criminal Justice Reform Is a Terrible Idea

Trophy Hunting of Lions and Other Big Game Is Surprisingly Popular, but That May Soon Change

Jon Stewart Comes Clean on His Favorite Daily Show Guests—and What He’s Always Scribbling

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