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 2018-09-20 23:27 

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The Atlantic Daily: Not Allowed to Fail...

Girls' confidence plunges during puberty. Plus Hurricane Maria a year later, protests at McDonald's, and more...

 2018-09-20 21:33 

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The Simple Request of the McDonald's AntiSexual Harassment Protests...

The strike, like most #MeToo-era advocacy, reveals that those who've dealt with workplace misbehavior don't desire vengeance so much as an acknowledgement of the harm that's been wrought....

 2018-09-20 21:18 

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Terms and Conditions...

The woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault said she's "prepared to testify next week," as long as the conditions are "fair" and her safety is ensured....

 2018-09-20 21:16 

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The Situation in Puerto Rico Is Untenable...

Although the effort to rebuild Puerto Rico has made progress, the island is still confronting questions of status, economics, and emigration that Hurricane Maria helped expose....

 2018-09-20 21:04 

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Germany's Summer of Identity Crisis...

The country's spy chief lost his job after undermining the government's view of the anti-immigrant protests in Chemnitz—only to be promoted to a higher position....

 2018-09-20 20:20 

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Photos: 25 Fridays of Protest in Gaza...

For nearly six months now, Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have been staging weekly demonstrations along the border between Gaza and Israel—protests they call the "Great March of Return."...

 2018-09-20 19:16 

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The Academic Mega-Drama Over an Ancient Mega-Drought...

The year's most acrimonious scientific fight concerns a minor division in geological time—and the collapse of civilization....

 2018-09-20 18:37 

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Speakers Announced for CityLab Detroit, Convening Global Mayors, City Innovators, and Urban Leaders October 28-30...

Featured speakers include Ford Foundation CEO Darren Walker, President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, Quicken Loans Founder Dan Gilbert, and Black Panther and Moonlight production designer Hannah Beachler....

 2018-09-20 18:34 

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A 558-Million-Year-Old Mystery Has Been Solved...

Scientists have finally confirmed that a weird ribbed oval called Dickinsonia is an animal....

 2018-09-20 17:36 

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The Love Between Man and Beast...

A haunting and deeply moving communion with the natural world....

 2018-09-20 17:09 

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Why Schools Are Banning Yoga...

Mindfulness programs have become popular on K12 campuses, but in some parts of the country concerns about religious intrusion keep the trend at bay....

 2018-09-20 16:15 

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Do Trump's Core Supporters Even Want the GOP to Win the Midterms?...

If the agenda of the Republican establishment excited rank-and-file voters, Trump wouldn't now preside over the party....

 2018-09-20 15:37 

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Will We Ever Stop Eating Animal Meat?...

We need more than moral arguments against meat. We need a technological revolution in better, cleaner food....

 2018-09-20 15:34 

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What Ecstasy Does to Octopuses...

Despite their wacky brains, these intelligent animals seem to respond to the drug in a very similar way to humans....

 2018-09-20 15:30 

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China and America May Be Forging a New Economic Order...

It's not a Cold War. But the dispute between the world's two largest economies is taking the world into unknown territory....

 2018-09-20 15:26 

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How About Just 'Listen to Women'?...

In coming forward with allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford has faced not only doxxings and death threats; she has also been, like so many others with #MeToo stories to share, willfully misheard....

 2018-09-20 13:32 

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A Lack of Confidence Isn't What's Holding Back Working Women...

Women are hesitant to talk up their accomplishments because they are often penalized when they do....

 2018-09-20 13:29 

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How Puberty Kills Girls' Confidence...

In their tween and teenage years, girls become dramatically less self-assured—a feeling that often lasts through adulthood....

 2018-09-20 11:00 

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In Life Itself , Death Is the Ultimate Plot Twist...

The writer and director Dan Fogelman (This Is Us) has crafted a film with an all-star cast—Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Antonio Banderas—but an absolutely miserable script....

 2018-09-20 10:03 

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The Trump Administration Is Reinventing the U.S. Approach to Palestine...

Instead of acknowledging political and national aspirations, negotiators are focusing on material and economic concerns....

 2018-09-20 10:00 

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Worry Less About Crumbling Roads, More About Crumbling Libraries...

America's social infrastructure is falling apart, and it's hurting democracy....

 2018-09-20 10:00 

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The Year of the Woman of Color...

Backlash to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could help elect an unprecedented number of minority women to offices around the country....

 2018-09-20 10:00 

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The Mets Might Still Be the Mets...

Despite a fantastic start to the season that suggested the historically disappointing New York team was on the upswing, it appears greatness is still out of reach....

 2018-09-19 23:01 

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A New Petition From House Democrats Could Complicate Nancy Pelosi's Future...

Weeks before the midterms, lawmakers could be in the potentially awkward position of taking sides in the brewing leadership fight....

 2018-09-19 22:56 

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The Atlantic Daily: Politically Disqualifying...

A breakthrough with North Korea, a DNA test as proof of race, Michael Bloomberg's presidential candidacy, and more...

 2018-09-19 22:15 

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NASA's Beloved Mars Rovers Are Having a Rough Year...

One was felled by a dust storm. And now the other has been sidelined by a technical glitch....

 2018-09-19 21:31 

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Up in the Air...

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he was focused on "doing everything we can" to get Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, to testify....

 2018-09-19 19:38 

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Finance Law Isn't Ready for Elon Musk...

The Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into the Tesla founder, but there's no precedent for him, or his tweets....

 2018-09-19 19:25 

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Brett Kavanaugh, Mark Judge, and the Romanticizing of Teenage Indiscretion...

An alleged witness to the rape attempt the Supreme Court nominee stands accused of has opined about rowdy young male behavior for years....

 2018-09-19 19:11 

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Studying Greenland's Ice to Understand Climate Change...

Lucas Jackson, a photographer with Reuters, recently joined a team of scientists studying Greenland's ice sheet and glaciers....

 2018-09-19 18:29 

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Forensic Scientists Are Taking on Elephant-Killing Cartels...

DNA from dung and tusks helped expose the three major groups behind most of Africa's ivory smuggling....

 2018-09-19 17:27 

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Staying With Loved Ones Makes Hurricanes Less Traumatic...

Thousands of North Carolina residents are still displaced in shelters after Hurricane Florence, and research suggests those evacuees may be more likely to develop PTSD symptoms than people who stay with family or friends....

 2018-09-19 17:16 

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A Man Says His DNA Test Proves He's Black, and He's Suing...

A case in Washington questions how the government defines race....

 2018-09-19 17:09 

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Wiping Out the Brain's Retired Cells Prevents a Hallmark of Alzheimer's...

A study in mice hints at a new approach for thwarting neurodegenerative diseases—but many questions remain....

 2018-09-19 17:02 

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The Search for Icy Giants on a Dwarf Planet...

On Ceres and other worlds in the solar system, volcanic eruptions spew ice instead of lava....

 2018-09-19 17:00 

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'I'd Do Her': Mike Bloomberg and the Underbelly of #MeToo...

Disparaging comments. Demeaning jokes. As the mogul reportedly considers a 2020 presidential run, it remains an open question whether his long-alleged history of undermining women will affect his chances....

 2018-09-19 16:52 

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The Wrong Question for Brett Kavanaugh...

Everyone wants to know: Did he do it? But there's more people should be asking....

 2018-09-19 15:33 

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South Korea May Have Just Helped Break a Nuclear Impasse...

As talks with Washington seemed to stall, Seoul created its own path with Pyongyang....

 2018-09-19 15:32 

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A Surprising Finding About Refugees in Europe Amid a Political Reckoning...

A new Pew survey says a significant majority in several EU countries supports accepting more people fleeing violence....

 2018-09-19 15:19 

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The Curse of America's Illogical School-Day Schedule...

It starts too early for teens' sleep patterns, and ends too early for working parents. Does the country have to be stuck with it?...

 2018-09-19 15:16 

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Sorry for Your Loss Is a Gorgeous, Poignant Series About Grief...

The new drama from Facebook Watch stars Elizabeth Olsen as a young woman whose husband has died....

 2018-09-19 15:04 

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A Five-Letter Adjective Is Shaking Up Politics in Eastern Europe...

Macedonia is set to vote on a name change. The process is turning out to be surprisingly fraught—even drawing Russian interference....

 2018-09-19 14:00 

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Should Journalists Be Insiders?...

The media are still grappling with many of the issues that defined Walter Lippmann's extraordinary career....

 2018-09-19 14:00 

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Letters: 'Is There Anything Wrong With a Simple "Hello"?'...

Readers consider alternatives to "Hey guys."...

 2018-09-19 12:18 

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Fahrenheit 11/9 Is Powerful at Times, Scattered at Others...

Michael Moore's new film takes aim at President Trump and establishment Democrats alike, but it only succeeds when the director turns the camera on his hometown....

 2018-09-19 10:00 

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Is America Facing a Labor Shortage?...

The low unemployment rate and stagnant wages point to a depressed economy underneath....

 2018-09-19 10:00 

The Atlantic

'Carter Page Is a Very Unlikely GOP Hero'...

President Trump and House Republicans are declassifying documents to allege the campaign aide was spied on by Hillary partisans, but the FBI had been investigating Page's ties to Russian intelligence for years....

 2018-09-18 23:20 

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The Atlantic Daily: 'I Believe Her'...

A marriage proposal at the Emmys, tribalism on college campuses, the radiating impacts of a high-school sexual assault, and more...

 2018-09-18 22:35 

The Atlantic

Supreme Court Lets Stand a Decision Requiring 'Dark Money' Disclosure...

Advocates for greater campaign finance disclosure said the high court's move would enable voters to find out who's paying for the campaign ads they're seeing on television....

 2018-09-18 21:27 

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Trump: 'This Is Not a Man Who Deserves This'...

During a joint press conference with Poland's President Andrzej Duda, President Trump said he feels "terribly" for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh....

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