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D.C. Men Cite Trayvon Martin During Robbery Of Maryland Man

In Maryland, a man from Bethesda is recovering after being attacked and robbed by three men who yelled the attack was "for Trayvon Martin.''

A spokesperson with D.C. police says the attack occurred early Saturday morning in the 1700 block of Euclid Street NW in the Adams Morgan neighborhood.

The attackers took the victim's cell phone and wallet before leaving. The unidentified victim suffered minor injuries. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime

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What If You Hadn't Gotten Married? 'Dark Matter' Imagines An Alternate Life

Blake Crouch's new science fiction novel tells the story of Jason Dessen, a father and physics professor who suddenly finds himself in a parallel universe — in which he's unmarried and famous.
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Japan's Lunchbox Trend 'Kyaraben' Takes Lunch Prep To Another Level

It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?
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Rallies, Marches And A 'Fart-In': Philadelphia Gets Ready For The DNC

As Democrats prepare for their convention in Philadelphia, protesters are preparing too. Bernie Sanders supporters and others are organizing rallies around the city.
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The Reason Your Feed Became An Echo Chamber — And What To Do About It

It often feels as if social media serves less as a bridge than an echo chamber, with algorithms that feed us information we already know and like. So, how do you break that loop? We ask some experts.

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