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 2018-06-25 02:30 

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Westworld : Is This Now?...

Three Atlantic staffers discuss "The Passenger," the final episode of Season 2....

 2018-06-24 18:45 

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How 'Sesame Street' Helps Traumatized Children...

The show is also geared towards migrant children at the U.S. border with Mexico....

 2018-06-24 15:07 

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The Normalization of Gun Violence in Poor Communities...

A company that uses sensors to recognize the sound of gunshots could help solve the epidemic....

 2018-06-24 12:00 

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Want Health Care in Arkansas? Find a Job...

A conversation with the head of the health department in the first state to force a group of people to work in exchange for medical care...

 2018-06-24 10:00 

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Evangelical Fear Elected Trump...

The history of evangelicalism in America is shot through with fear—but it also contains an alternative....

 2018-06-23 22:43 

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A Restaurant "Eighty-Sixed" Sarah Huckabee Sanders. What Does That Mean?...

Many have claimed to know the origin story of the service industry's most infamous number. But the real roots of the term have been largely forgotten....

 2018-06-23 21:03 

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An 'Overprescription of Opioids' That Led to a Crisis...

But the director of National institute on Drug Abuse also pointed to economic factors....

 2018-06-23 20:48 

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Saudi Arabia's Ban on Woman Drivers Comes to an End...

But with dissent still stifled and a recent crackdown on the very activists who helped end the ban, it's unclear how much the country is prepared to change....

 2018-06-23 19:12 

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The Fate of Turkey's Democracy Lies With the Kurds...

Ahead of tomorrow's elections, Ankara is expected to tamper with the vote and make life difficult for members of the embattled minority group....

 2018-06-23 18:46 

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What the Happiest Places Have in Common...

Citizens' wellbeing is often the result of careful planning—not serendipity....

 2018-06-23 13:00 

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A History of The Atlantic 's Reader Correspondence...

Since 1877, the publication has garnered and published letters in various forms. We've traced the timeline....

 2018-06-23 13:00 

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Letters From the Archives: Harry Truman Explains Why He Dropped the Bomb...

In 1947, the then-president wrote to the editors regarding his decision to use atomic warfare during World War II....

 2018-06-23 12:00 

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The Supreme Court Tells the Government to Get a Warrant...

A highly watched case ends in a 5-4 ruling in which Chief Justice John Roberts and the high court's liberals inch ever closer to stricter privacy standards....

 2018-06-23 12:00 

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Damsel Is a One-Note Satire of Classic Westerns...

Robert Pattinson stars as a cowboy trying to rescue his kidnapped fiance, but all is not as it might seem....

 2018-06-23 11:30 

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How Will Trump Lead During the Next Global Pandemic?...

"There is a real reason for us to be scared," President Obama's Ebola czar said....

 2018-06-23 11:30 

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The Family Weekly: The Complexities of Parenting Kids Who Say They're Trans...

Plus: the dangers of a no-hugging policy, and panic over turning 50...

 2018-06-23 11:00 

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Why Trump Keeps Creating Crises...

He needs them to maintain his support....

 2018-06-23 11:00 

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The Deep Consistency of the Trump Administration...

Beneath the constant contradictions and reversals, the administration has a single through line: Its policies always serve to dehumanize those deemed not to belong....

 2018-06-23 09:00 

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Deported Into a Nightmare...

Most Central American migrant children get deported before they even reach the U.S. One story shows what can await them when they get back to the countries they fled....

 2018-06-23 09:00 

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A Brief Drive in Saudi Arabia Changed My Life...

What's it like to be arrested for 'driving while female'? As the kingdom prepares to lift its ban, an activist tells her story....

 2018-06-22 22:15 

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The Atlantic Daily: Up the Mountain...

The lessons of a failed NASA experiment. Plus why Trump changed his stance on family separations, alleged insider trading, and more....

 2018-06-22 21:01 

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: You've Barely Got Mail...

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt reportedly sent only one email to anyone outside the EPA during his first 10 months in office....

 2018-06-22 20:16 

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Will Erdoan Cheat His Way to Victory?...

Even if Turkey's opposition curbs election fraud in Sunday's election, the odds of overcoming his near-absolute control are low....

 2018-06-22 19:32 

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Photos of the Week: Smoggy Santiago, Miniature Taipei, Mermaid Parade...

A watery rescue in Russia, dragon boat racing in China, a soap box derby in France, Hawaiian lava viewed from Earth orbit, flamingos in Kenya, a boxer dressed as a lion in Germany, and much more....

 2018-06-22 18:58 

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How Do You Know When It's Officially a Trade War?...

New tariffs come with new threats as the downward spiral continues....

 2018-06-22 18:48 

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What Krauthammer Meant to Conservatives of My Generation...

He wasn't only an influential columnist and essayist; he was emblematic of his times....

 2018-06-22 17:54 

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The 3 Reasons the U.S. Health Care System Is the Worst...

The head of the Commonwealth Fund, which compares the health systems of developed nations, pinpoints why America's is so expensive and inefficient....

 2018-06-22 17:46 

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Is Lifeless...

The fifth entry in the creaky dinosaur franchise is too absurd and lazily plotted to enthrall....

 2018-06-22 16:10 

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Transitioning on YouTube...

While the platform's other stars pull pranks in the hopes of going viral, Miles McKenna is helping fans figure out who they are....

 2018-06-22 16:08 

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It's Not the Holocaust...

Trump's family-separation policy is horrible, but equating it with genocide is both historically and strategically misguided....

 2018-06-22 16:02 

The Atlantic

Schrdinger's Coat...

The 20th century witnessed the rise of the media event. The 21st, with its tan suits and swatted hands and flippant Zara outerwear, is bringing a new spin to the old idea....

 2018-06-22 15:49 

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But, Seriously, Where Is Everybody?...

Humanity may be as few as 10 years away from discovering evidence of extraterrestrial life. Once we do, it will only deepen the mystery of where alien intelligence might be hiding....

 2018-06-22 13:51 

The Atlantic

Beyonc and Jay-Z's New Vision of Gender in 'Apeshit'...

In their recently released music video and collaborative album, the Carters show just how much their dynamic as a couple has evolved....

 2018-06-22 13:44 

The Atlantic

The Wisdom of Going Back to School in Retirement...

The historian Nell Painter discusses her lifelong love of art, and how it felt to finally pursue her dream after she left the workplace....

 2018-06-22 11:54 

The Atlantic

When a Mars Simulation Goes Wrong...

A recent mission atop a Hawaiian volcano shows humans still have much to learn before they set foot on another world....

 2018-06-22 11:50 

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Of Course Trump Backed Down on Family Separations...

Although the president cultivates an image of never giving an inch, his folding under pressure is the rule, rather than the exception....

 2018-06-22 11:00 

The Atlantic

Corruption in the Trump Administration Is Spreading...

While petty scandals like Scott Pruitt's grab attention, there are more egregious and profitable conflicts of interest elsewhere in Washington....

 2018-06-22 11:00 

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Nine Inch Nails Is Still Pushing the Sound of Catharsis...

The rock band's Bad Witch completes a trilogy of terse, inventive, post-Trump blasts of rage....

 2018-06-22 11:00 

The Atlantic

The New Model for a Health-First Approach to Legalizing Weed...

Canada's marijuana legalization offers lessons for the rest of the world....

 2018-06-22 10:48 

The Atlantic

I Detransitioned. But Not Because I Wasn't Trans....

In almost every classroom in America are maps that encourage students to consider the vast world that surrounds them. Why are people so afraid of what will happen if young people are inspired to think through their own identity?...

 2018-06-22 10:00 

The Atlantic

Don't Blame Trump's Advisers for Trump...

The tendency to look for a puppet-master behind Trump's actions is misguided....

 2018-06-22 10:00 

The Atlantic

Trump's GOP Chooses Racial Animus Over Family Values...

The migrant crisis signals an end to one era of Republicanism—and the terrifying start of a new one....

 2018-06-22 09:00 

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Separating Kids From Their Families Can Permanently Damage Their Brains...

A pediatrician explains how the trauma of family separation can change biology...

 2018-06-21 22:48 

The Atlantic

Your Brain on Depression...

An animated short film illuminates the neuroscience of depression....

 2018-06-21 22:00 

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The Atlantic Daily: Between Parents...

The reckoning over separations at the U.S.Mexico border points to public-health problems at home. Plus a breakthrough in understanding alcoholism, what straws reveal about capitalism, and more....

 2018-06-21 21:50 

The Atlantic

How Some Immigrant Families Are Avoiding Separation...

Space constraints are preventing the government from keeping everyone who crosses the border in detention, allowing some to make it out of McAllen, Texas....

 2018-06-21 21:34 

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Do U Care?...

On her way to McAllen, Texas, to see what's been happening at the border, first lady Melania Trump donned an olive green jacket that read, "I don't really care. Do U?"...

 2018-06-21 19:45 

The Atlantic

Hats of the Royal Ascot...

A collection of photos of millinery miracles worn by Royal Ascot racegoers over the past few years....

 2018-06-21 19:41 

The Atlantic

The Outrage Cycle, Italian Style...

The country's hardline interior minister keeps stoking uproar with his inflammatory rhetoric—and it only makes him more popular....

 2018-06-21 19:33 

The Atlantic

The Power of Mo Salah's Goal-Scoring Ritual...

Liverpool F.C.'s star player is emerging as England's—and arguably the world's—most visible Muslim sports icon....

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