Matt Connolly
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One Chart Reveals The Dark Side of Today's Stellar Jobs Report

There's more to the falling unemployment rate than meets the eye.

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Three Charts Shows the Hellhole America Has Become Under Obamacare

Here's what the United States of Obamacare looks like.
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Heartbreaking Photos Capture the Humanitarian Crisis the World Forgot

Freezing temperatures have made life hell for hundreds of thousands of refugees.
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America's Budding Marijuana Industry Is About to Get a Big Influx of Green

The best things in life are green.
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Republicans Are Using Special GOP Math to Make All Their Own Plans Look Amazing

If you can't beat 'em, change 'em.

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One Map Captures the Sad State of America's Prison-Industrial Complex

Talk about the school of hard knocks.
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Disgraced Former Virginia Governor Is Going to Prison for Two Years

Eleven counts of corruption finally caught up with him.
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By 2050, 10 Million People Will Die Every Year From Something That's Meant to Save Lives

We can stop it, but we don't have much time.
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Africa's Greatest Animals Are Being Poached in Record Numbers

We have to do something.

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It Will Take You 7.5 Hours to Solve the World's Largest Rubik's Cube — If You're Lucky

The cube has 66.9 quinquagintatrecentillion combinations. Yes, that's a real number.
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In This Education-Crazy Nation, Teachers Are Becoming Multimillionaires

This teacher makes more than most CEOs.
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This Beautiful Butterfly May Be Headed to the Endangered Species List

If we don't take drastic steps, these iconic insects may soon stop fluttering through our day.

Florida Has the Dumbest Response to Legalized Gay Marriage Yet

Florida is taking its ball and going home.

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The Death Penalty Is Officially Over in Maryland

The state's death row is now empty.
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This Tweet Doesn't Sum Up Everything Wrong With College Sports — But the Reaction Does

"Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play FOOTBALL."
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For the First Time Since the Great Recession, Americans Are Optimistic About the Economy

Finally some good news after years of problems.
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Putin's Biggest Critic Just Told Him Off in the Best Possible Way

He's taking a very public stand against government abuse.