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The Democratic establishment should chill out about Bernie Sanders

He has a long track record as a fairly banal, reasonably effective, and reasonably popular legislator.

Dentists woo patients with Netflix, aromatherapy, and cake

Spa-like dental offices are meant to calm anxious patients.

Kamala Harris needs to unlock the power of African American women voters

The California senator needs to make her big play with an increasingly crucial Democratic demographic.

Pikachu, Lion King, and snake handlers: summer movies to watch for

Whether you love horror or action thrillers, buddy comedies or documentaries, there’s something for everyone at the movies this summer.

Google employees say the company is punishing them for their activism

Two women helped organize a global walkout at Google. Now they say they’ve been demoted and reassigned.

Some delivery apps pocket their workers’ tips. A new bill aims to expose the practice.

Companies like DoorDash, Instacart, and Amazon Flex have been accused of "tip theft."

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Amazon created the expectation of 2-day shipping. Now it needs to scale back.

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Avengers: Endgame is a Marvel miracle

Jared Kushner conveniently rewrites history of Russian interference

Tesla’s 2020 self-driving car promise sounds too good to be true because it is

A Novocaine shortage in the UK is affecting an unexpected group: farm animals

The killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland revives fears of the Troubles

Bill Gates is committed to giving away his fortune — but he keeps getting richer

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