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MS-13: Rhetoric And Reality

Jul 19, 2018

President Trump talks (and tweets) a lot about MS-13.

Three Dimensions, Endless Possibilities

Jul 19, 2018

Five years ago, Cody Wilson fired the world’s first fully 3-D-printed gun at a range in central Texas. Then he shared the blueprint online, where it was downloaded over 100,000 times in the first few days.

Editorial Cartoons: Calling It A Draw?

Jul 18, 2018

Pulitzer Prize finalist Rob Rogers was fired in June after 25 years as the political cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In the three months leading up to his termination, 19 of his cartoons or proposals — most of which depicted the president or hot-button issues like immigration — had been rejected by the newspaper.

Rogers has since made the media rounds, bringing awareness to his story. He told Salon:

Republican Reaction After Helsinki

Jul 18, 2018

A day after President Trump appeared to side with Russia instead of American intelligence agencies during a press conference with Vladimir Putin, the president said he misspoke.

Lance Armstrong continues to love cycling, regardless of whether his fans love him back.

The seven-time Tour de France winner was at the peak of his career when he confessed to doping in 2013. His victories were stripped, he was expelled from the Livestrong Foundation and he faced several lawsuits, one of which was settled in April.