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India’s Dr. K Padmarajan has run for office 168 times since 1988. How many times has he won? Zero.
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The worst you’d expect for speaking out as a student might be a reprimand, not being imprisoned and beaten for years.
Stanton LaVey, the grandson of Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey, had a most unusual upbringing.
Terissa Bukovinac is a normal San Franciscan. Democrat, vegan, atheist, liberal, feminist and … pro-life?
A romantic holiday takes an unexpected turn when a couple faces the twin perils of monolingualism and a medical emergency.
As part of our “Who Cares” series, we look at one conservative’s entrance into politics.
Something borrowed, something blue, something old and something new doesn’t usually include the invasion of Poland on your wedding day.
A citywide teachers strike uncovered previously unexamined fault lines that cut across both race and class during the Age of Aquarius.