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For Grumpy Cat, a random internet post led to global fame and red carpet appearances. Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Memetics and the science of going viral

This scientific field suggests people have been passing along memes since long before the birth of the internet. What makes one bit of culture take off, while another sinks from sight?
Think twice before copying Tyson’s tattoo. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Who owns your tattoo? Maybe not you

Copyright and trademark law mean that the body art inked into your skin may leave you open to an infringement lawsuit.
A woman wears a cowboy hat emblazoned with a uterus to show her support for abortion care in Texas. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Un-Trapped: Supreme Court strikes down Texas law limiting abortion

TRAP laws – targeted regulation of abortion providers – have been a way for states to limit abortions. The Supreme Court Monday struck down a Texas TRAP law, saying it did not protect women.
Clinton vs Trump: what could go wrong? Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

The White House won’t be handed to Clinton

Sanders' latest win -- this time in West Virginia -- is a reminder that Clinton is far from a strong candidate. She will have to fight to win in the general election against Trump.
Thumbs half up? Trump’s winning streak is unlikely to continue through the general election. Reuters/Kamil Krzaczynski

President Trump? Not likely

The GOP nomination may be Trump's, but the general election is another story.
Donald Trump smiles after winning five primaries on April 26. Reuters/Lucas Jackson

Why the Stop Trump movement isn’t working

Trump is no longer winning simple pluralities. He's scoring majorities -- which will make it nearly impossible for the GOP to Dump Trump.
Hillary Clinton with Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Scott Morgan/Reuters

Where do the 2016 candidates stand on contraception?

Democratic candidates support access to contraception, while candidates from the Republican Party favor policies that could severely restrict access to contraception.

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