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From The Mag: The FBI vs. FIFA

The exclusive account of how a small band of federal agents and an outsized corrupt official brought down the sports world’s biggest governing body.

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W.E.B. Du Bois Had the Coolest Wife Ever — And You Probably Haven’t Heard a Lick About Her

Because she should be included in Women’s History Month.

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Maura Murray and the Internet sleuths trying to find her

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Adele: The full story – BBC News

Adele has gone from being a teenage girl singing to her mates, to the biggest-selling recording artist of the 21st Century.

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The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

It may be the oldest emotion. Before happiness, before sorrow, before exhilaration, and way, way before the urge to climb mountains and bomb down steeps, there was fear. Now scientists are finding new ways to help us conquer our deepest anxieties—and use them to perform even better.

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Has Any Human Lived As Well As Fidel Castro’s Favorite Cow?

Outside the gates of a small dairy farm in the Cuban city of Nueva Gerona stands a life-sized statue, cast in gleaming white marble, of the country’

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On the Hunt for America’s Last Great Treasure

Millionaire Forrest Fenn launched a thousand trips when he announced in 2010 that he had filled a chest with gold, rubies, and diamonds, and hidden it somewhere north of Santa Fe.

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