"Their faces were purple and their eyes were blazing. They never stopped screaming."
-- Tom Walters, a Mason City, Iowa bank guard, describing how he remembered the Dillinger gang.
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Alexis Arguello, boxer and politician, dies at 56. Rest in peace.
Dempsy Travis, former NAACP head, dies at 89. Rest in peace.
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Shouting fire: stories from the edge of free speech
Breaking levees: Returning the swamp to swamp
Jeff Sharlett: The apocalypse is always now
Arabs and the semiotics of Guantanamo
Why fewer murders get solved these days
Interview with Wall-E endtitle artists
Wal-mart takes a progressive turn
Can flarf ever be taken seriously?
Diagraming an Obama sentence
Ant colony takes over the world
Naked GA GOP mayor arrested
Anticipated fiction of 2009 - 10
Iggy Pop matures, sings classics
Michael Jackson: Freak like me
Addicted to origin stories
The gay generation gap
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