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Diamonds are a boy's best friend

With Twins on top, I recall my (nonconcurrent) glory on the mound and at Met Stadium.
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Rash Report: Even from a co-founder, Facebook faces calls for reform

"Christchurch Call" amplifies global concern over antisocial abuse of social media.
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Econ 101 is politically conducive — suddenly, selectively

When the left thinks (or not) about impacts on businesses and consumers, tariff-taxes terrible. Tax-taxes totally cool.
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Rash Report: Far-right's rise risks eroding European unity

The twice-a-decade, 28-nation European Parliament elections, which will be concluded on Sunday, will be a bellwether for populism's popularity across the Continent.
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The case for Calhoun

The questions of the past aren't as simple as our era assumes.
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A 'just say no' status quo prevails at the State Capitol, I fear

Politics was once a means to an end. Now it's just the end.
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Rash Report: J.R.R. Tolkien's life was as compelling as his work

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The Rash Report: Did you hear the one about the Ukrainian election?

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When does a horrible mistake become a crime?

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Rash Report: Candidates contend amid an ever-evolving media landscape

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