Elliot Hannon

Elliot Hannon is a writer in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter.

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Oct. 1 2014 9:11 PMWith Ice Melted, 35,000 Walruses Now Come Onshore in Alaska
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Oct. 1 2014 7:14 PMFlorida Man Who Killed Black Teenager Over Loud Rap Music Is Convicted of Murder
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Sept. 30 2014 9:35 PMIsrael’s List of Year’s Most Popular Baby Names Leaves Out Number One—Muhammad
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Sept. 29 2014 10:23 PMNew York City to End Use of Solitary Confinement on Juveniles
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Sept. 29 2014 8:16 PMThis Month the U.S. Could Pass Saudi Arabia as the World’s Biggest Petroleum Producer
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Sept. 25 2014 9:36 PMAP Says Law Enforcement Official Sent Rice Video to Head of NFL Security in April
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Sept. 24 2014 8:12 PMListen to the Goodell-Bashing Comments that Got Bill Simmons Suspended by ESPN
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Sept. 23 2014 9:36 PMSchool District Wants to Censor American History Curriculum to Make It More Patriotic
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Sept. 23 2014 7:02 PMConservative Star Dinesh D’Souza Avoids Jail Time for Illegal Campaign Contributions
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Sept. 22 2014 10:12 PMU.S. Begins Air Strikes Against ISIS in Syria
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Sept. 18 2014 8:02 PMSierra Leone Decides to Shut Down the Entire Country to Try to Slow Ebola Outbreak 
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Sept. 17 2014 11:24 PMNFL Under Siege As Two More Players Punished for Domestic Violence Charges
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Sept. 17 2014 7:43 PMRob Ford, the World’s Best-Known Mayor, Is Diagnosed With Cancer
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Sept. 16 2014 7:08 PM93-Year-Old Former Nazi Auschwitz Guard Charged With 300,000 Accessory to Murder Counts  
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Sept. 11 2014 7:21 PMU.S. Threatened Yahoo With $250,000 Daily Fine If It Refused To Hand Over User Data
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Oct. 1 2014 7:56 PMReports of Ferguson Grand Jury Misconduct Prompts Investigation
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Sept. 30 2014 10:31 PMFCC Drops NFL Blackout Rules
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Sept. 30 2014 7:34 PMWatch Two Massive Ships Collide in Suez Canal
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Sept. 29 2014 9:39 PMIceland Announces Men-Only U.N. Conference to Address Gender Equality
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Sept. 25 2014 10:21 PMCuban Company Creates Che Guevara Cologne, a Woodsy Scented “Homage” to the Revolutionary
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Sept. 25 2014 7:58 PMU.S. Officials Refute Iraqi Report of ISIS Planning Subway Attack
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Sept. 24 2014 6:46 PMFBI Study Finds Active Shooter Cases in Populated Areas on the Rise
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Sept. 23 2014 8:24 PMU.S. Federal Prison Population Drops for the First Time in Decades
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Sept. 22 2014 10:37 PMThe Rockefeller Family Made Billions from Oil, Now They’re Divesting Over Climate Change
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Sept. 22 2014 7:35 PMWesleyan University Orders Campus Fraternities to Go Coed
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Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PMAfter 260 Years, St. Andrews Golf Club to Allow Women Members for First Time
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Sept. 17 2014 10:19 PMOccupy Wall Street Activists Sue Each Other Over Who Owns the Movement’s Twitter Account
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Sept. 16 2014 10:16 PMBP Pulls Old College Trick, Fiddles With Line Spacing to Beat Court Filing Page Limit
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Sept. 11 2014 9:32 PMItalian Police Uncover Massive Wine Fraud, Seize 200,000 Fake Bottles
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Sept. 10 2014 9:47 PMPresident Obama Launches Broad Offensive to Combat ISIS

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