David Von Drehle on President Obama vs. President McCain.
The next president should have a science adviser.
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* On the ground in Afghanistan, fighting to save a civilian's life.
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* Did the debates matter?
* Will Hawaii rewrite its consitution again?
* Why piracy is thriving in Somalia.
* Bad news for the Phoenix lander.
* The AV Club goes in search of a new horror classic.
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Famed author Studs Terkel passed away.