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Judge Denies Legal Personhood to Chimps—for Now LGBTQ cases show that rights are not defined by who exercised them in the past.
The Miracle of SolarCity Elon Musk’s Tesla and SpaceX are impressive. But the solar company he founded with his cousins could be transformational.
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What Happens When We Get It Wrong? Slate’s Corrections Czar Talks About Our Policy on Errors and Typos.
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