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A Marvel Of A Man: Stan Lee Dead At 95

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Lee gave us over six decades' worth of superheroes we could identify with, characters like Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk, who reacted to super-powered crises in believably flawed, human ways.

Dan Crenshaw Mocks Pete Davidson And Robert De Niro Returns As Mueller On 'SNL'

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Pete Davidson made fun of newly elected congressman Dan Crenshaw's eye patch last week. Crenshaw stopped by this week to say Davidson "looks like if the meth from Breaking Bad was a person."

Satanists Sue Netflix, Warner Bros. For $150M, Saying 'Sabrina' Copied Their Statue

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The Satanic Temple has used the statue to protest for freedom of religion. Now, it says the media giants have lifted its copyrighted design for a depiction of evil in the streaming series.

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Reading The Game: Donut County

Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with a trip to Donut County — which is about doughnuts, yes, but also giant holes, cranky raccoons, and learning not to be a jerk.

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Muslims Are Having A Hollywood Moment

More and more sitcoms and dramas on TV and online feature Muslim characters and storylines. That is due, in part, to a new crop of Muslim writers, comedians and actors creating the shows themselves.

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Megyn Kelly Out At NBC's 'Today' Show

Megyn Kelly is on her way out from the Today show on NBC, a source tells NPR. This comes after she made offensive remarks about blackface Halloween costumes on Tuesday.

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When Is It OK To Wear The Clothing Of Another Culture?

The line between appreciation and appropriation can be hard to pinpoint. Experts weigh in on the writer's dilemma: Should her husband have worn a Filipino barong to a family party?

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Getting Out The Youth Vote With A Dash Of Snark

In these videos, it's black people calling the cops on white ones who are behaving in a socially irresponsible manner: They're not voting.

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West Coast Pumpkin Regatta Features Boats Carved Out Of Giant Gourds

Every year, gourd enthusiasts gather for the West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta, where participants racing across the Tualatin Lake of the Commons in kayaks made of — yes — giant, hollowed pumpkins.

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'SNL' Spoofs Kanye West, Welcomes Back Paul Simon

The cold open revisited West's bizarre White House soliloquy, while Simon performed an emotional rendition of "Bridge Over Troubled Water."

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Robin Steinberg: How Can We End The Injustice Of Bail?

The bail system disproportionately impacts low-income people of color and pressures defendants into pleading guilty. But Robin Steinberg is implementing a plan to fix this--without waiting for reform.

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Brett Hennig: Should We Replace Politicians With Random Citizens?

Brett Hennig says democracy — and the process of voting — is broken. To fix it, he has a radical suggestion: replacing politicians with a demographically representative selection of random citizens.

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Vivek Maru: How Can We Make Legal Support Accessible To All?

Often, people who don't understand the law or can't pay for lawyers end up being mistreated. Lawyer Vivek Maru calls for a global community of paralegals to place the law on the side of the people.