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JFK’s Russian Conspiracy

Kennedy had his own secret back channel with Moscow. It may have kept the superpowers from going to war.

What Trump Tweeted While Not Condemning the White-Supremacist Murders in Portland

The Most Cringe-Worthy Moments From Trump’s First International Trip

Sofia Coppola Wins Best Director at Cannes, Second Woman Ever

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Jurisprudence

Alternative Facts on Trial

How important is the pursuit of truth in a courtroom? Two judges debate.

History

“We Only Ask an Even Chance to Live as Other Men Live”

Speaking in a foreign tongue, thousands of miles from the seat of power, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce found a way to fight for his people.

How the Law Will Handle a World of Alternative Facts

How Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Stood Up to the U.S. Government and Made His Voice Heard

Your Kids’ Online Courses Might Be Easy to Game—Which Is Probably How Their Schools Like It

Two Smug Professors Attempt a Hoax Involving a “Conceptual Penis”

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