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If You See a Chance, Take It

Chris Christie’s doomed campaign and the hard lesson of presidential politics.

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More Than the Flag

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Apple Music Is the Future of Streaming

Sorry, Spotify.


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The embodiment of the movie star.

Apple Music Is Here, and You Might Never Buy a Song Again

Channing Tatum Reminds Us That Acting Isn’t Just Saying Lines—It’s a Body in Motion

The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Are Disagreeing With One Another More Than Ever

Our Broken Bail System Keeps the Poor in Jail While Letting the Rich Walk Free

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