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Can’t Govern

Their ideological posturing keeps
them from accomplishing anything.

Gabby Douglas Says She Too Was Sexually Abused by U.S. Gymnastics Team Doctor

Why the SNL Women’s Statement Is Not the Same as Lena Dunham’s

Crash Avoidance

The six main causes of car crashes—and how to avert them this Thanksgiving.

Spike Lee Turns She’s Gotta Have It Into a Lighthearted Comedy for TV


Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman is astounding as Winston Churchill, but the movie can’t quite stir the soul.

Hate It When Passengers
Cheer for Airplane Landings?

I thought I did too.

As Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, Gary Oldman Literally Vanishes Into the Role

Why Do People Applaud When Planes Land?

No Matter Your Settings, Assume Your Smartphone Is Always Tracking Your Location

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