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How to Beat Trump in a Debate

He has three weaknesses.

The Presidential Debate Commission Chief Is Wary That Moderators Might Dare to Fact-Check the Candidates

These Are Trump’s Favorite Lies. Lester Holt, Take Notice.

Trump Camp: We Didn’t Really Invite Gennifer Flowers to the Debate

José Fernández Was the Future of Baseball

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How Rock Music Became “White”

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How Chicago Got So Violent

In the 1990s, prosecutors dismantled the powerful gangs that ran the city. Did they unwittingly sow the seeds of today’s bloodshed?

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Did the Effort to Eradicate Chicago’s Gangs in the 1990s Inadvertently Lead to its Bloody Present?

After the Baton Rouge Flood, I Helped Gut a Stranger’s House. It Turns Out We Weren’t Strangers at All.

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