Tuesday, June 7

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The bitter rivalry within the aerospace industry to produce unmanned combat aircrafts.

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In pre-modern poetry, Shakespeare, who mentioned everything, would probably have name checked products if he could, but there were few goods with the maker’s name on them: though he would specify the street or town which had given origin to a certain cut of sleeve.
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A profile of the up-and-coming comedian just after the cancellation of his VH1 talk show, Late World with Zach. His sentiment at the time: “Hollywood is just such a fucking idiot machine.”

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A profile of the up-and-coming New York politician, who at the time was toying with a run for mayor.

Monday, June 6

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A profile of filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar during the 2004 Cannes International Film Festival.

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Bob Rodriguez, the oracular mutual fund manager with the best record over the last quarter century and two correctly-predicted crashes under his belt, says another spectacular crash is on its way within five years.

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On the complete corruption of Paul Bergin, a federal attorney turned high-priced defense lawyer now awaiting trial on a host of charges.

If Paul is guilty of half the things they say, he’d be the craziest, most evil lawyer in the history of the State of New Jersey. That is saying something.

Sunday, June 5

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In a shantytown near Johannesburg, an angry mob committed a horrifying crime that was caught on video.

Friday, June 3

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A dispatch from the early days of AIDS:

It is as relentless as leukemia, as contagious as hepatitis, and its cause has eluded researchers for more than two years.

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The Canadian scapegoat of the AIDS epidemic.

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A brutal story from the Times’ cub Metro reporter:

''We're dying,'' he said. ''Why is this happening? Is it because we loved each other too much or not enough?"