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Assange: What Wikileaks Teaches Us About How the U.S. Operates

The secret documents made public by Wikileaks offer a rare insight into how U.S. foreign policy really works.

'Sister Wives' Used Same-Sex Marriage Ruling in Polygamy Case

The stars of the reality show used the Supreme Court's recent same-sex marriage ruling to support their case against Utah's polygamy ban.

Planned Parenthood: Anti-Abortion Group Distorted Fetal Tissue Videos

The Center for Medical Progress has released videos showing Planned Parenthood workers gathering fetal tissue from abortions.

One in Seven People on Earth Use Facebook in Single Day

"For the first ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day," Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post.

The End of an Era: A Requiem for the Kobe-Shaq Feud

Kobe Bryant appeared on Shaquille O’Neal’s podcast this week, bringing their long feud to a quiet end

Backboard-Shattering NBA Legend Darryl Dawkins Dies at 58

The center played 14 seasons in the NBA but is best remembered for his early years with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Most Kindergartners Are Vaccinated in U.S., but Not Enough, Says CDC

“Herd immunity” still isn’t statistically achievable in small pockets of the country, according to a new report from the CDC.

U.S. Rapper Tyler, the Creator 'Banned From Entering the U.K.'

Tyler claims he was not allowed to enter the UK because of songs he wrote in 2009.

Sprinters Can't Take Down Usain Bolt, but a Segway Can

The world's fastest man is apparently fine; the Segway's condition is unknown.

Please Stop Looking for Lost Nazi Treasure Train, Poland Asks

“I’m certain the train exists, but it might contain dangerous materials from World War Two,” said a culture ministry authority.

Black Colleges Matter: And We Have the Data to Prove It

Doomsday predictions about the survival of historically black colleges and universities is not fair or helpful.

Alex Ross Perry and the Democracy of Movies

The director and Elisabeth Moss talk to 'Newsweek' about their new film, ‘Queen of Earth,’ the pursuit of passion projects and how big is not always bad.

Tolkien's First Fantasy Story Published

The Story of Kullervo was written in 1915 while the author was attending Oxford University.

EPA Narrowly Avoided Fatalities in Gold King Mine Spill Blowout, Internal Review Finds

The agency also failed to fully test for pressure buildup inside the mine, so the blowout was a complete surprise.

Whale Carcass Mysteriously Washes Up in Oakland Estuary

The appearance of a dead whale in the Bay Area city is the latest development in an ongoing trend.

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