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J.K. Rowling published ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’ on June 26th, 1997, and it instantly became a cultural touchstone. The Onion looks back at the most important moments in the 20-year history of the Harry Potter franchise.

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Botched Hussein-Brother Hanging

The botched hanging of Saddam Hussein's half brother, which resulted in his beheading, has aroused suspicions and inflamed tensions in the Arab world. What do you think?
  • "Beheading might seem extreme to us, but hey—when in Rome."

    Amanda Cooper Systems Analyst
  • "I guess all that sectarian Shiite rhetoric about Sunnis having weak, floppy necks was right."

    Stephen McNaughton Carpet Installer
  • "I would strongly disagree with the term 'botched execution.' It seems to me these guys went the extra mile."

    Joshua Tiffer Judge

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