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11/20/2014 - 2:51pm

    The two men in the rented red Nissan Altima were poker players traveling through Iowa on their way to Las Vegas. The police were state troopers on the hunt for criminals, contraband and cash.

    They intersected last year on a rural stretch of...

11/20/2014 - 2:40pm

    The demigods of Silicon Valley like to present themselves as miracle workers, able to create electronic wonders (and wondrous profits) from nothing but their vaunted imaginations and entrepreneurial prowess.

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11/20/2014 - 2:32pm

    The minute we glimpse a flicker of hope in the fight against climate change, Republicans in Congress announce their intention to snuff it out. Fortunately for the planet, it seems they can't.

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11/20/2014 - 2:30pm

    Is there anybody out there who opposes net neutrality?

    Net neutrality, of course, is the principle that calls for the Internet to remain free and open - with no "fast lanes" that would...

11/20/2014 - 2:29pm

    Tim Wu is the Columbia law professor who coined the phrase "net neutrality" in a 2003 law journal. He is one of the most influential voices in favor of regulation of portions of the broadband Internet. We talked about what he made of President...

11/20/2014 - 2:21pm

    When I write about racial inequality in America, one common response from whites is eye-rolling and an emphatic: It's time to move on.

    "As whites, are we doomed to an eternity of apology...

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