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The Problem Isn’t That Trevor Noah Is Offensive. The Problem Is That He’s a Giant Dope.

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The Wrong but Fascinating Theory About How Dinosaurs Went Extinct: Dark Matter Did It

McDonald’s Is Making the One Big Menu Change That Could Save It

There’s Only One Way to Prevent Another Deliberate Crash Like the Germanwings Disaster

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Killing Time

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How the fight to ban The Birth of a Nation shaped the nascent civil rights movement.

Will the Supreme Court Let Louisiana Execute a Man Who Says He’s Intellectually Disabled?

How the Fight to Ban The Birth of a Nation Shaped American History

John Calipari’s Deal Is Bad, Even for Players Whose Knees Survive It

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