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The convention dust has settled, and it’s back to the chalkboard.
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“People wanted white bread and confectioner’s sugar. They wanted a neat, tidy little white-boxed world,” —Steve Mouzon, an…
Officials confirmed the virus is spreading in the U.S., the much-scrutinized church found an unlikely haven, Democrats celebrated a historic moment, and more.
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And with that, the Democratic National Convention is over.
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The former president was charged with obstruction of justice in the widening scandal at Petrobras.
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The International Weightlifting Federation said Russian weightlifters brought the sport “into disrepute.”
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Mike Birbiglia’s new film mines humor and realism from the work of a struggling improv troupe.
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A federal appeals court finds the impact of the state’s voting law can only be explained by “discriminatory intent.”
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Algorithms can be used to design cheap, perfect-fitting limbs, orthodontics, and other accessories.
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A film exploring the motivations, aspirations, and drawbacks of being female on Wall Street is long overdue.
Reader Bob Williamson argues that my solution for coworkers forgetting their key fobs was too “Epimethean”—it requires users to make…
Since the 1920s, “highway hypnosis” has lulled drivers to disaster. An Object Lesson.