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08/27/2015 - 9:48pm

    Would you like to go to Zimbabwe, kill and behead a lion, just like that dentist from Minnesota or the physician from Pittsburgh recently did? They paid about $50,000 each for that experience.

    How about a black rhino, an endangered species? A...

08/27/2015 - 8:35pm

    On August 7, an experienced hiker was found dead and half eaten by a grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park. The offending bear was later euthanized.

    A week later, a black bear injured a man...

08/27/2015 - 8:34pm

    Broadway star Patti LuPone made headlines recently when she grabbed a cellphone from a woman texting in the second row. It may have helped that she was in character, playing a tough-broad diva from a community theater.

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08/27/2015 - 8:30pm

    Champions of righteous eating have been saying terrible things of late about Coke. They're now focusing their wrath on a corporate campaign to place Coca-Cola in the context of a healthy diet.

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08/27/2015 - 8:26pm

    "Mom? What was that lady doing with her hands?" came the 8-year-old voice from the back seat of the van as I did some reporting in Baltimore.

    "She was doing drugs, Sweet Pea,...

08/27/2015 - 8:25pm

    A ripple of controversy in the world of philanthrocapitalism recently caught my attention. Anand Giridharadas gave a talk at the Aspen Institute in which, in the friendliest possible way, he called on the capitalist plutocrats who pay for such gatherings to...

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