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Why history will have trouble remembering Marvel's Stan Lee as a good guy

Fans will remember him one way. The people who worked with him feel differently.

Peloton’s $2,000 stationary bike has totally disrupted working out at home

Unlike the NordicTracks of the past, people actually use these.

Why the Camp Fire in Northern California is so severe

Heat, wind, and drought — and long-term climate trends — conspired to create a deadly wildfire.

Hillary Clinton’s press secretary on why beating Trump in 2020 is harder than you think

Trump’s mastery over the media means opponents can’t coast on his unpopularity. Team Clinton learned that the hard way.

Jim Acosta vs. the Trump White House, explained

A feud, a lawsuit, and a mutually beneficial relationship.

Why the political fight in Georgia is far from over

Brian Kemp has declared victory, but a string of recent court rulings support Stacey Abrams’s call for all votes to be counted.

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Michelle Obama left her job so her husband could be president. Now it’s her turn to shine.

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Michelle Obama says she’ll “never forgive” Trump for putting her family at risk

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What a “spiritual” beauty subscription box says about religion today

A black security guard caught a shooting suspect — only to be shot by police minutes later

The Wisconsin high schoolers’ Hitler salute and the problem of “ironic” Nazism

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FBI: reported hate crimes increased by 17 percent in 2017

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New York’s Orthodox Jewish community is battling measles outbreaks. Vaccine deniers are to blame.

Trump may fire his immigration hardliner DHS secretary — for not being hardline enough

Game of Thrones’ final season will premiere in April 2019