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Democrats Should Love the New Obamacare Repeal

The Graham-Cassidy bill could turn a red electoral map blue.

The Cynical Reason Why Republicans Called Off Bipartisan Talks to Stabilize Obamacare

South Carolina Fifth-Graders Were Asked to “Justify” the KKK Terrorizing Black People

Mexico Earthquake Deaths Top 200, Maria Hits Puerto Rico

The Good Place’s Second Season Is Just Like Heaven

Technology

Don’t Blame the Machine

Facebook’s ad network lent itself to abuse by Russian hackers and racists. The problem has nothing to do with algorithms.

A Song of Ice and Tire

The sound of Antarctica splitting apart
has arrived in the middle of a city.
It’s climate change as a visceral experience.

Don’t Blame Facebook’s “Algorithms” for Those Malicious Russian Ads. Blame Its People.

What Haunting Sound Does an Iceberg Make When It Breaks Off the Ice Shelf? Chicago Commuters Will Soon Find Out.

For the First Time at the U.N., the American President Was Just Another Populist Thug

Amazon Is Suggesting “Frequently Bought Together” Items That Can Make a Bomb

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