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It will be imperative to maintain an energized front against President Trump going into an election year, @JohnCassidy  writes.

The graphic novel “Watchmen” is a lurid, freewheeling satire, interrogating the American worship of violent superheroes. HBO's adaptation is equally swashbuckling and absurdist, but it has complex aims: it focusses on what’s missing from the original.

Hipcamp takes the model of Airbnb further, monetizing not just homes but open space.

According to the French philosopher Jacques Derrida, the intimacy of friendship lies in the sensation of recognizing oneself in the eyes of another.

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents himself as an ascetic economic visionary. He is also a hero of anti-Muslim bigots.

After the Civil War, the black press flourished; hundreds of newspapers both celebrated black life and documented the many injustices that constrained, denigrated, and imperilled it.

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In 2011, just as "Game of Thrones" was about to become a worldwide phenomenon, Emilia Clarke faced the first of two life-threatening brain aneurysms. Clarke tells her story for the first time:

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The evidence is now clear that the White House and Devin Nunes worked together to halt the Russia investigation:

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The Borowitz Report: “Denmark would be interested in purchasing the United States in its entirety, with the exception of its government,” a spokesperson for the Danish government said.

Roy Moore had been banned from a mall in Gadsden, Alabama, because he badgered teen girls, residents of the town, including lawyers and cops, say:

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When the conversation in a meeting turned to gay rights, Donald Trump motioned toward Mike Pence and joked:

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David Remnick asked Nancy Pelosi if impeachment could backfire. “It doesn’t matter,” she said. “He has given us no choice. Politics has nothing to do with impeachment, in my view.”

80,000 votes in 3 states put Trump in the White House. Now a meticulous analysis of online activity during the campaign makes a powerful case that cyberattacks by Russian hackers and trolls were decisive:

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