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Las Vegas

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On October 2, 2017
A gunman firing from a Las Vegas hotel rained a rapid-fire barrage on a huge outdoor concert festival on Sunday night, sending thousands of people fleeing until SWAT units found and killed him. More than 50 victims died, and at least 200 others were wounded, officials said, making it one of the deadliest mass shootings […]

Technically America

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On September 22, 2017

On Thursday, it seemed that forecasters’ dire scenario played out with the storm’s direct hit of the state, home to 3.1 million Americans. When it descended from the skies, the tornado took a cour

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Evacuation

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On September 7, 2017
A couple weeks ago, I headed up to Wyoming to see the total solar eclipse (BTW if you ever have a chance to do this, do it. It’s indescribably amazing). Since a few hundred thousand residents of the front range had the same idea, it took us ten hours to do what would normally be […]

Walter Becker RIP

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On September 3, 2017

Walter Becker, one of the two musicians who constituted Steely Dan, has died. From its official founding in 1972, until Becker and Donald Fagen parted ways in 1981 — they reunited in the 1990s,

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If you’re ever in Houston

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On August 29, 2017
Everybody who has ever taught has had the experience of asking a student a question that was intended to be impossible to answer incorrectly, only to discover . . . Sarah Burris‏Verified account @SarahBurris 2h2 hours ago What a contrast. This is Obama after Sandy. This is Trump after Harvey “rally”: “What a crowd, what […]
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