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Kal Penn is leaving the Obama administration and going back to pretending to smoke a lot of pot.

The Daily Beast denies Salon’s plagiarism accusations.

The Atlantic helpfully suggests that CNN try being more like The Atlantic.

College students don’t really enjoy free booze, according to Columbia.

A note from the new editors at Yahoo News.

The Times wonders: Why fear Kirsten Gillibrand?

Rudy Giuliani will endorse Marco Rubio, not Charlie Crist.

Dede Scozzafava is writing a memoir about not winning that NY-23 race.

An explosion blew up a New Jersey house.

Newark just had its first murder-free month since the 1960s.

An interview with Erin Burnett almost guaranteed to generate major Web traffic (especially if I include the words ‘Erin Burnett nude,’ which is probably the Google search that brought a few of you suckers here).”

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