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Entrepreneurs are our modern heroes
A man smokes licenced medicinal marijuana. Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Parents are fighting to get cannabis for their sick kids.

Parents fight government to get medical marijuana for their sick kids.

Passionate Argentina fans celebrate on Copacabana Beach after their dramatic shootout win in their match against the Netherlands in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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File photo: David Simon at SVA Theater on April 24, 2014 in New York City. Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

The Wire creator talks about his new HBO series “Show Me a Hero”.

We might be headed for a high-tech hot mess
Death-penalty protesters outside of John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse during the first day of the sentencing phase of the Boston Marathon Bomber Trial on April 21, 2015, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 21, was found guilty on all 30 counts related to to his involvement in the 2013 bombing, which related in three deaths and over 250 injuries. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Gun rights have become a culture war. The death penalty has become less divisive.