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Standing In Defense Of Diet Coke

Living abroad helped me to see just how obsessed we are in the U.S. about giving each other tips about what not to put in our mouths.

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Simon Says

A Primary Role: Small States Earn Those Big Stakes

Iowa and New Hampshire might look small and vanilla in a nation of multiplying hues and creeds, but they pay attention to their lead-off responsibilities.

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