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Remembering Andy Griffith: 'America's favorite sheriff'
The beloved actor behind the honorable Sheriff Andy Taylor and cantankerous defense attorney Ben Matlock died Tuesday at age 86. A look back at his impressive legacy
"BIG BANG MACHINE"
What finding the God particle would mean: 3 talking points
After billions of dollars of research and trillions of smashed atoms, scientists may finally offer proof on July 4 that the long-sought Higgs boson particle exists
THE ROMNEY CAMPAIGN
What is Mitt Romney's health care plan?
The presumptive GOP nominee has vowed to repeal and replace ObamaCare if elected — but it remains unclear what he would replace it with
THE OBAMA CAMPAIGN
Will a lousy economy cost Obama the youth vote?
A sobering New York Times report warns of President Obama's enthusiasm problem among out-of-work young voters
After Magic Mike, will Hollywood cater more to female audiences?
A whopping 73 percent of those who flocked to see the male-stripper flick were women, fueling the film's surprising $40 million opening-weekend haul
HEALTH CARE REFORM
Edward Morrissey: Can Obama possibly win a three-front war on ObamaCare?
Sure, the White House won a big legal victory. But now they face fierce political foes in the Tea Party, GOP governors, and the Catholic Church
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The disgusting, depraved things people do in hotel rooms
Why do hotels turn some of us into monsters? Slate's Simon Doonan investigates
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A history of Andy Warhol's relationship with food
The 7 Safest Banks in America
Facebook goes gay, introduces same-sex marriage icon
California Senator: Let kids have three parents — or more
10 beautiful pictures of gymnasts in motion