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Rather than stand up for comic Hasan Minhaj’s late-night program “Patriot Act,” Netflix caved to Saudi Arabia, which objected to the content in an episode and demanded it be made unavailable in the country. Bill Carter writes that Netflix is clearly playing a bigger game.

Stressed out and at risk at Uber

An internal memo CNN obtained says that people tasked with keeping Uber safe were overworked and at times emotionally traumatized.

‘I bet he’s got a nice life’

Three years after being held at gunpoint, the victims still suffer while the man who illegally sold the gun is free.

Cigarette filters are the No. 1 plastic pollutant

Cigarette butts containing plastic filters are the most littered item in the world. Filters are made of cellulose acetate – a type of plastic that can take up to a decade to decompose.

The making of ‘Three Identical Strangers’

The film starts with the 1980s reunion of Robert Shafran, David Kellman and Eddy Galland, who learn they’re triplets after a “Parent Trap”-worthy mix-up on a college campus. But the question of why the brothers were separated in the first place is just as astounding as the story of how they met.

When lawyers drink too much

He made his way to the top of “Big Law.” Then his drinking almost brought him down.

How Venezuela spiraled downward into chaos

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro secured another six-year term last May in an election that was widely seen as sham. But two weeks after being sworn in, he’s facing the biggest challenge to his turbulent political career.