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The Olympics Need an L.A. Games

The city once saved the mega-event from its bloated, economically burdensome self. Los Angeles could do it again.

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The Obama Appointment That Could Secure His Presidential Legacy: Librarian of Congress

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

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

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