Nafissatou and AmadouIt seems as if every Guinean in the news has the same last name. Is Diallo the Smith of West Africa?
Are Veterans More Suicidal Than Ever?Comparing the psychiatric death tolls from Vietnam and today.
How Do They Run Clinical Trials for Birth Control?Aren't the subjects afraid of getting pregnant?
Does Guinness Taste Better in Ireland?Yes, and not just because you're more likely to be drunk there.
Sarah Palin’s PAC Is Spending More on Hotels and Travel Than on Republican Candidates SarahPAC, like the former candidate’s TV career, is on the wane.
The Olympics Need an L.A. Games The city once saved the mega-event from its bloated, economically burdensome self. Los Angeles could do it again.
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It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?