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Washington 8, Detroit 1: Max Scherzer roughed up in Tigers loss - Detroit Free Press

Washington 8, Detroit 1: Max Scherzer roughed up in Tigers loss
Detroit Free Press
At Space Coast Stadium, Viera, Fla. Washington Nationals 8, Detroit Tigers 1. □ Box score. What happened: Shortstop Ian Desmond capped a three-run third and gave the Nationals a 3-0 lead with a two-run homer off Max Scherzer. Nationals ace Stephen …

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'Orphan Black's Stunning Heroine - Daily Beast

'Orphan Black's Stunning Heroine
Daily Beast
The first season of Orphan Black—from the first scene where Sarah sees her clone Beth commit suicide—had an undeniable and unstoppable narrative momentum as the clones united and investigated their origin. It’s what made … Will audiences have the …

Can We Still Believe the Bible in the Twenty-First Century? - The Bible and Interpretation

Can We Still Believe the Bible in the Twenty-First Century?
The Bible and Interpretation
In light of these three challenges comes a fourth. Don’t these and other questions make belief in Scriptural inerrancy an old-fashioned, outmoded concept? Fifth, and more specifically, doesn’t inerrancy require us to take all narrative genres as …

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A Woman Blogger’s Scoop Helped Save Tunisia From Islamists - Daily Beast

A Woman Blogger’s Scoop Helped Save Tunisia From Islamists
Daily Beast
The most famous investigative reporter in Tunisia is a 32-year-old blogger named Olfa Riahi. She broke the country’s biggest post-revolutionary news story—known as Sheratongate –and helped to save the country’s liberal revolution from the Islamists.

Inside Kurt Cobain’s $450M empire - Daily Beast

Inside Kurt Cobain’s $450M empire
Daily Beast
Herman denied to The Daily Beast that he had bought the civil case against Singer to capitalize on the film’s release date. Egan had come to him six months ago, Herman said, and since then his investigative team has been “carrying out due diligence in …

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Woody Allen’s ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ Musical and the Moral Responsibility of … - Daily Beast

Woody Allen’s ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ Musical and the Moral Responsibility of …
Daily Beast
Bullets Over Broadway seems ripe for musicalization, though the audience may wonder if the on-stage story is Allen’s comment on, or defense of, the moral responsibility of an artist. Late in the second act of Bullets Over Broadway, one character …

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'Say I Shot And Killed Her!' - Daily Beast

'Say I Shot And Killed Her!'
Daily Beast
Nel justified his actions by telling the court that the video was already in the public domain, and that he was using the content primarily as a talking point in his cross-examination and not necessarily as evidence: “We don’t investigate a case on the …

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Liam Neeson’s Horse Cart Crusade - Daily Beast

Liam Neeson’s Horse Cart Crusade
Daily Beast
The fact is, those are very tame and domesticated versions of a full-on inquiry into origins. Nietzsche’s investigation led him to an idea he knew people like us would do anything to combat and disbelieve: that our identities are forged by millennia of …

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Did Putin Blow Up the Whole Polish Government in 2010? A Second Look. - Daily Beast

Did Putin Blow Up the Whole Polish Government in 2010? A Second Look.
Daily Beast
The airplane was a 20-year-old Russian Tupolev-154M that had been refurbished and upgraded in Russia four months before, a detail that has become the subject of considerable speculation on the many forums and groups dedicated to investigating the …

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Hate—and Hitler—in the Heartland - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Hate—and Hitler—in the Heartland
Daily Beast
He even took to VNN before an interview with Sacha Baron Cohen’s fictional character “Bruno”—which he later claimed he knew was a setup—boasting on a message board that he was being paid by a German TV station to “air my racist and anti-semitic …

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