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Watch a Trailer for the Upcoming Sriracha Documentary
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A Violent Year in the Life of the Syria-Turkey Border
War disrupts lives in ways large and small as the battle for control of Syria forces hundreds of thousands to flee.
A Horrifying Story of 'Stop and Frisk' Taken to Its Logical Extreme
Earl Sampson, 28, has been stopped 258 times, searched more than 100 times, and jailed 56 times ... in four years.
Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions
And why their "bad" decisions might be more rational than you'd think.