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Republicans
Can’t Govern

Their ideological posturing keeps
them from accomplishing anything.

The White House Wants You to Know Trump Is Very Busy Today. (He’s Golfing and Tweeting.)

Rep. Bob Brady Under Investigation for Hiding Campaign Payments to Primary Opponent

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

Movies

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?

The Game-Show App HQ Trivia Is So Fun That Even Its CEO’s Idiotic Tirade Can’t Stop It

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

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