Watch Jamaica’s Two Back-to-Back Goals That Just Shut Down the U.S. in the Gold Cup Semifinal
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Taylor Swift Should Have Scored Pulp Fiction’s Famous Dance SceneThe dancing was amazing, but the song was all wrong.
Who’s In and Who’s Out?Obama is offering a reprieve to millions of unauthorized immigrants. Exactly who gets one will be determined by a string of wonky details.
“That’s Called Jim Crow”Philip Gourevitch on America’s hypocritical interventions in Africa.
How People Are Wired to Connect The startling parallels between human social groups and online video games.
Watching Richard III With Bashar al-AssadNot long ago, the Syrian dictator was a darling of the West.
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“Cairo Writes, Beirut Publishes, and Baghdad Reads”The fallen culture of Iraq and the legacy of the U.S. invasion.
Texas Two-Steps All Over Voting Rights It says it can make voting as difficult as it wants to, and any law that says otherwise is unconstitutional.
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Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.