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09/19/16


Health becomes a campaign issue

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09/05/16


Is player’s protest un-American?

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08/22/16


Was tale dumb, disgraceful, or both?

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08/08/16


Olympic-sized problems plague Games

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07/25/16


Did Melania Trump plagiarize speech?

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07/11/16


Delivering messages without words

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06/20/16


Will delegates try to dump Trump?

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06/06/16


Do we ignore scientists’ warnings?

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05/23/16


What is facing the class of 2016?

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05/09/16


Unlikable politicians unlikely to win?

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04/25/16


Earth Day questions about the future

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04/11/16


Will GOP decide race at convention?

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03/28/16


Bigger danger - tolerance or fear?

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03/14/16


Could Sanders upset Clinton's bid?

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02/29/16


$130 million political bet that failed

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02/15/16


Why are voters angry at the elites?

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02/01/16


How did Flint's water get poisoned?

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01/18/16


What do loans say about Cruz values?

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01/04/16


Baby New Year has an ancient past

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12/14/15


Does fear drive people to extremes?

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11/30/15


Do facts matter to candidates, voters?

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