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By Stephen H. Segal

'Sin' historian Karen Abbott exposes secret lives of women spies

PW's former star reporter delves into Civil War history in her new book, 'Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy.'

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Posted Oct. 15, 2014 | Comments: 1

The Occupiers, three years later: Where are they now?

The Occupy movement was born out of a manifesto in the Canadian anti-consumerist magazine Adbusters, which called for citizens of the world to emulate young Middle Easterners’ “Arab Spring” protests against their repressive governments.

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Posted Oct. 8, 2014 | Comments: 2

Lykke Li brings her potent explorations of love, loss to UT

The queen of pain experiences her most fruitful engagement as a musician on stage, she says, "every night with my band. They’re the ones that know me the best."

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Posted Oct. 1, 2014 | Comments: 1

Immigrants are not a zombie invasion

Too many Americans are furiously preparing for an apocalypse—and neighbors, they ain't makin' room for you.

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Posted Sep. 24, 2014 | Comments: 1

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By Josh Kruger

Right now, we’re all being bombarded by negative ads in the run up to next Tuesday’s primary.  Everybody hates this shit.  Specifically, two ads have gotten our attention lately:  One from the governor’s race and another from PA-13, which we’re referring to as “GIRL PLEASE” AND “AWESOME SAUCE TASTES LIKE…” First up, Tom Corbett’s take on Democrat Tom Wolf’s [...]

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By Josh Kruger

There’s a mysterious, awesome movement afoot right now in America: It was (probably) begun by a corporate executive, and it’s hit more than a dozen cities across the country. The mission: make the world a better place one ridiculously large tip at a time. Usually to often overworked, underpaid waitstaff and bartenders. And it seems that [...]