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First BrotherWhy is it taking RFK’s family so long to show us his papers from the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Obama Should Reveal Secret Syria InterceptsNow is the time to release intelligence—but not act on it.
What JFK Can Teach Obama About Dealing With IranThere are many lessons, including one for his Republican critics.
Superiority ComplexWhy is the vice president deciding how the U.S. treats foreign detainees?
Uber Isn’t the Problem It’s not the company’s fault that driving a car—and coughing up steep commissions—is an attractive option for so many Americans.
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It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
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Charter Promises Its Time Warner Cable Acquisition Won’t Hurt Net Neutrality. We've Heard That Before.