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‘The Queen’s Gambit’: Chess Expert Bruce Pandolfini on Making the Matches Look Like the Real Thing

The prolific teacher and authority on fictional chess came up with over 300 different hypothetical games so that the new Netflix series' action flowed organically.

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Chuck D Spearheads the 2020 Grassroots Radio Conference

Hosted by WXOX 97.1 FM  in Louisville, KY, the 2020 Grassroots Radio Conference was held on October 9th – 11th. In a year that has been nothing less than abnormal, the organizers of GRC were able t...

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‘We Have a Long History of Criminalizing Communities of Color Through Drugs’

"The Nixon administration went about policing drugs...as if it were a real war. The same way that we would fight foreign adversaries, we were fighting our own citizens."

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The Closer

Trump is still treating a deadly virus like it’s one of his real estate deals: bluster, lie and ignore the real numbers.

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‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Review: Episode 1 Stretches its Long Game in a Pretty, Trivial Premiere

Jon Favreau crafts an hourlong western for "The Mandalorian's" return, but lavish effects and plenty of easter eggs don't justify the length of this Krayt.

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Can you pass climate legislation in post-election America?

Find the path to climate action no matter who wins the presidency.

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Leader of Newark Beth Israel’s Troubled Heart Transplant Program Departs

Dr. Mark Zucker was put on administrative leave after ProPublica showed he told staff to keep a heart transplant patient on life support because of concerns about survival stats. Now Newark Beth Is...

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You’ve Laughed at ‘Borat,’ Now Watch These Five Films from Kazakhstan

From the Genghis Khan historical epic "Mongol" to the widely acclaimed "Tulpan," these films show a vital film culture in the Central Asian nation.

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‘Madre’ Review: A Mother’s Unraveling Sparks an Elusive Connection in This Powerful Drama

Filmmaker Rodrigo Sorogoyen takes an epic, elliptical approach to intimate material that could've been exploitative, but is instead deeply humane.

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