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How the Koch brothers fundamentally changed modern politics

How the Koch brothers fundamentally changed modern politics

The death of David Koch on Friday — and the broader retreat he and his brother made from politics since the 2016 election — brings an end (if not the end) to one of the most influential (and controversial) chapters in modern American politics. Like them or hate them — and almost no one feels…MORE

In the battle over Spider-Man, everyone may lose

In the battle over Spider-Man, everyone may lose

Peter Parker has long history as loveable loser throughout his adventures as Spider-Man, the comic book superhero who pioneered the notion that the good guy might win the day against the supervillain, but still come up short paying the rent or inadvertently standing up a date. Now, the movie incarnation of Spider-Man faces his biggest…MORE

US Open 2019: Five top talking points

US Open 2019: Five top talking points

Has Roger Federer recovered from his Wimbledon hangover? Can Serena Williams overcome injury to clinch a record-tying 24th singles major? The US Open, the season’s fourth and final major, starts August 26 at Flushing Meadows in New York. A record prize money pot of more than $57 million is up for grabs at the 139th…MORE

NASA has named a Mars rock after The Rolling Stones

NASA has named a Mars rock after The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones have received just about every earthly honor in their legendary career, and now they are making rock history on Mars. NASA has named a rock there after the band. It’s the size of a golf ball and was photographed by the InSight lander. Actor Robert Downey Jr. announced the honor Thursday night…MORE