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Mueller report: President Trump 'did not conspire with Russia'
Robert Mueller's report finds no evidence of collusion; but does not exonerate Trump of obstruction.

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Portugal, Ireland woes dominate EU summit
BRUSSELS -- Just on the day EU leaders were hoping to present the final version of their plan to solve the region's debt crisis, their summit in Brussels was overwhelmed Thursday by debate over Portugal's political crisis and Ireland's banking woes.

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Jordan Peele and the art of being unapologetically black
Call it revenge of the "blerds."

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The Beat Generation is alive in San Francisco
It began with a poem.

This Day in History

Robert Koch Announces Discovery of Tuberculosis Bacterium (1882)
Tuberculosis, a contagious, wasting disease that commonly attacks the lungs but may affect other organs and systems as well, is caused by several strains of mycobacteria, particularly Mycobacterium tuberculosis in humans. First identified in 1882 by German bacteriologist Robert Koch, M. tuberculosis is unusual because of its lipid-rich cell wall and because it divides every 15 to 20 hours, when other bacteria divide in minutes. Why are these bacteria sometimes called red snappers? Discuss

Word of the Day

arrant
Definition: (adjective) Utter; out-and-out. Synonyms: double-dyed, sodding, thoroughgoing, unadulterated, staring, perfect, pure, everlasting, consummate, complete, stark, gross. Usage: That is the most arrant nonsense I have ever heard. Discuss