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A Moral Panic for the Age of Trump

“Pizzagate” is the latest in a long line of child-sex-ring myths.

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Trump Picks Yet Another General for His Cabinet. Is This One Qualified?

The Inspirations Behind Moana’s Characters, in One Nostalgic Diagram

Obama Warns Nation of How Much Power He’s About to Hand to Trump

Technology

Stop Calling Everything “Fake News”

We’re rendering the term meaningless by using it too loosely—and that's just what the crackpots want.

Politics

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