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Hillary Promises to Get Everyday Americans Foreign Money

NASHUA, N.H. (The Borowitz Report)—Delivering a stirring populist message at a campaign appearance in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton vowed that as President she would help everyday Americans obtain large cash payments from foreign governments.<p>“Like a lot of everyday Americans, many of you are …

Gone Girl: An Interview With An American In ISIS

Why would an American college student run away to Syria and join ISIS? Meet Hoda, a 20-year-old woman from Alabama — and the devastated father she left behind.<p>HOOVER, Alabama — In her first tweet from Syria, “Umm Jihad” uploaded a picture of four passports — American, Canadian, U.K., and Australian …

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President Obama reads Mean Tweets on 'Kimmel,' talks Ferguson

President Barack Obama made his first in-person appearance on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i>, discussed racial strife in Ferguson, Mo., deflected Kimmel’s …

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

Harper Lee and the Benefit of the Doubt

About fifteen years ago, when Harper Lee was still living in a small rent-controlled apartment in Yorkville, I sat next to her at a dinner party. She was, I had been warned, partially deaf. She spoke very little, listening carefully to whoever was talking. Now and then she smiled or nodded her …

Hackers Steal $1 Billion in Massive, Worldwide Breach

Hackers have stolen as much as $1 billion from banks around the world, according to a prominent cybersecurity firm. In a report scheduled to be …

This Could Be the End of User Name and Password

A top New York State regulator is “very likely” to impose new cyber-security rules on much of the banking and insurance industries after high profile …

What the Original “Pinocchio” Really Says About Lying

<i>This piece is drawn from “Love and Lies: An Essay on Truthfulness, Deceit, and the Growth and Care of Erotic Love,” out from FSG on February 3rd.</i><p>When I was a boy I was made distinctly uncomfortable by, and even tried not to think about, the Walt Disney movie “Pinocchio.”<p>But in Carlo Collodi’s “The …

Panic at the Dictionary

In the early nineteen-sixties, a passel of newspapers and magazines mounted a cultural jihad against a dictionary. The book in question was Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged, published by what was then the G. & C. Merriam Company. Its great offense was permissiveness. The …

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Let Your Kids Sleep More For Better Grades

Sorry, parents, but you might need to start enforcing bedtime. Or letting your kids sleep in.<p>While no one likes a bedtime battle, a new study shows …

See These Weird New Images of Your Favorite Harry Potter Characters

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