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 2018-01-17 05:01 

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The Resurgent Threat of White-Supremacist Violence...

A new report finds that white supremacists committed the largest share of domestic-extremist related killings last year—highlighting the danger of racist rhetoric and hateful ideas....

 2018-01-17 00:02 

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Trump Is Transparent About His Health—So Why Not His Finances?...

The White House deserves credit for its openness about the results of Friday's medical exam, but has yet to extend that to other questions surrounding the president....

 2018-01-16 23:47 

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The Atlantic Daily: Hawaii's False Alarm, Trump's Bill of Health, Astrology's Comeback...

And more...

 2018-01-16 23:46 

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Trump Is Surprisingly Healthy...

The president's physical and mental health both appeared excellent in a recent exam, despite reportedly poor lifestyle habits....

 2018-01-16 23:31 

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The President Can Draw a Clock...

The cognitive test that Trump passed was neither thorough nor difficult....

 2018-01-16 22:32 

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Healthy, Wealthy, and Fries...

White House Physician Ronny Jackson said President Trump is in "excellent" health....

 2018-01-16 19:58 

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Aziz Ansari and the Paradox of 'No'...

A viral story highlights the lingering difference between the language—and the practice—of consent....

 2018-01-16 19:54 

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Gorgeous Images of the Planet Jupiter...

In its 10th orbit around Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft is returning amazing images of the gas giant that are being made even more incredible by citizen scientists here on Earth....

 2018-01-16 19:44 

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Is This the Beginning of the End of the Bitcoin Bubble?...

The cryptocurrency was meant to be stateless and leaderless. Ironically, the culprits of its latest plunge are ... state leaders....

 2018-01-16 19:15 

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The Accidental Poison That Founded the Modern FDA...

Elixir Sulfanilamide was a breakthrough antibiotic—until it killed more than 100 people. An Object Lesson....

 2018-01-16 19:13 

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Trump Discovers the Costs of Undermining Truth...

At the same time that the president sows doubt and confusion to undermine his adversaries, he finds those forces depriving him of credit he believes he deserves....

 2018-01-16 18:04 

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Blue Planet II Is the Greatest Nature Series Of All Time...

Seventeen years after the original Blue Planet, the BBC Natural History Unit has perfected the art of the blockbuster documentary....

 2018-01-16 18:01 

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Not Your Average Brazilian Model...

For rising models in one of the largest favelas of Rio de Janeiro, fashion is an opportunity for self-actualization....

 2018-01-16 17:59 

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When an Earthquake Hits Next Door...

What would you do if a quake struck two blocks from your home?...

 2018-01-16 17:47 

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What College Is Like as a Single Mother...

For nearly one in five female college students, child-care costs and the responsibilities of parenting make graduating far from easy....

 2018-01-16 17:46 

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A Linguistic Guide to Donald Trump's Scatological Insults...

Shithole, shithouse. Tomato, tomato....

 2018-01-16 17:09 

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Trump Might Finally Get His Shutdown...

With the president fuming, a funding deadline looming, and a DACA deal far off, a climactic confrontation in Congress might be impossible to avoid....

 2018-01-16 16:49 

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How Automation Could Worsen Racial Inequality...

Self-driving buses would knock out crucial jobs in black communities across the country....

 2018-01-16 15:44 

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The Story Behind the Poem on the Statue of Liberty...

Emma Lazarus's Petrarchan sonnet is an awkward vehicle for defenses of American greatness—perhaps because so many of those who quote it miss its true meaning....

 2018-01-16 13:30 

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The New Age of Astrology...

In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac—even if they don't exactly believe in it....

 2018-01-16 13:24 

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When the Army Planned for a Fight in U.S. Cities...

In 1968, one retired colonel warned that urban insurrections could produce "scenes of destruction approaching those of Stalingrad."...

 2018-01-16 13:05 

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The Emotional Legacy of The Breakfast Club...

John Hughes's coming-of-age classic feels dated in retrospect, but the film paved the way for more character-focused teen stories....

 2018-01-15 17:53 

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The Least Racist People We've Ever Interviewed...

Writers of The Atlantic reflect on President Donald Trump's claim that he is "the least racist" subject....

 2018-01-15 16:00 

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A New Clue to the Mystery Disease That Once Killed Most of Mexico...

It comes from the 16th-century victims' teeth....

 2018-01-15 15:46 

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Hawaii and the Horror of Human Error...

"There are fail safes built into the system, but there aren't enough fail safes"...

 2018-01-15 14:04 

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Dismantling The Dream While Praising The Dreamer...

President Trump is the embodiment of over five decades of resistance to the policies Martin Luther King, Jr. fought to enact....

 2018-01-15 12:00 

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The Trump Protest-Song Boom, in the Eye of History...

Pop is now as political as it was in the '60s, the author Dorian Lynskey says....

 2018-01-15 11:00 

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How the Tet Offensive Undermined American Faith in Government...

Fifty years ago, the January 1968 battle laid bare the way U.S. leaders had misled the public about the war in Vietnam....

 2018-01-15 11:00 

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Can Government Officials Have You Arrested for Speaking to Them?...

The Supreme Court will faces a test of the authority of politicians to use police to silence their critics....

 2018-01-15 03:38 

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The Humiliation of Aziz Ansari...

Allegations against the comedian are proof that women are angry, temporarily powerful—and very, very dangerous....

 2018-01-14 19:51 

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Pandemonium and Rage in Hawaii...

A false alert of an impending missile attack highlights just how unprepared the country is for nuclear disaster....

 2018-01-14 18:55 

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Saturday Night Live Takes a Swipe at Celebrity Journalism...

The shows sharpest sketch yet on the #MeToo movement skewered E!s confused coverage of the Golden Globes, while a Bill Murray parody of Steve Bannon fell flat....

 2018-01-14 15:36 

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Low-Wage Workers Finally Get a Raise...

Full employment and state policies are aiding the working poor, though some companies are giving Trump's tax cut the credit....

 2018-01-14 14:07 

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'I Think People Have to Find Ways to Send a Message'...

Representative John Lewis joins other associates of Martin Luther King Jr. in criticizing the presidents remarks about immigrants....

 2018-01-14 12:00 

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Diet Coke's Moment of Panic...

The problem with the soda is right there in the name: Its neither healthy-seeming enough to thrive as a diet drink nor tasty enough to thrive as a cola....

 2018-01-14 11:00 

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Instead of Work Requirements, Why Not a Jobs Guarantee?...

Paying people to work would be a more directand less expensiveway to lift them out of poverty....

 2018-01-14 11:00 

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A Perfectly Postmodern White House Book...

What makes Fire and Fury important is that it is not just about Trump, but a product of the same culture that produced Trump....

 2018-01-14 09:50 

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Can France's Far-Right Reinvent Itself?...

Eight months after the presidential election, the National Front still hasnt figured out how to become the party of the people....

 2018-01-13 22:08 

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The Internet Broke Emergency Alerts...

Americas emergency notification systems were first built for war, and then rebuilt for peace. They never anticipated how media works in the smartphone era....

 2018-01-13 22:00 

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What the Hell Happened in Hawaii?...

False alarms arent just terrifyingtheyre dangerous....

 2018-01-13 21:11 

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A New American Leader Rises in ISIS...

A two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic States upper ranksand sheds light on the dynamics of radicalization....

 2018-01-13 15:40 

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No, #MeToo Isn't McCarthyism...

Critics of the movement against sexual harassment and assault charge that its going too far, but their arguments take very little stock of what women are actually saying....

 2018-01-13 14:00 

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Has He No Sense of Decency?...

In the shithole era, the Republican U.S. senators who object to the presidents vulgarity have a choice to make....

 2018-01-13 13:00 

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Pushing Out Immigrants Isn't About the Economy...

Donald Trump's widely reported 'shithole' remark dismantles the economic argument against foreigners....

 2018-01-13 13:00 

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The Perfect Storm Behind This Year's Nasty Flu Season...

A strong virus, a less-than-effective vaccine, and an IV bag shortage that goes back to Hurricane Maria....

 2018-01-13 12:00 

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Overhauling Japan's High-Stakes University-Admission System...

The Ministry of Education is on a mission to save the country's economyand the effort could be a boon for kids mental health....

 2018-01-13 12:00 

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The Perils of Launching Rockets in China...

A Cold War-era strategy to ward off foreign enemies has made for some dangerous modern-day launches....

 2018-01-13 12:00 

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The Pop Innovations of a 50-Year-Old Soundtrack...

The Graduates use of folk-rock songs by Simon and Garfunkel stood in for a generations reaction to the status quo....

 2018-01-13 11:00 

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Doubting MLK During a Strike in Memphis...

A retired Presbyterian pastor looks back on 1968, when he participated in the civil-rights struggle but hadnt yet embraced the principles of nonviolence....

 2018-01-13 11:00 

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Donald Trump and a Century-Old Argument About Who's Allowed in America...

U.S. presidents as far back as Harry Truman denounced entry policies based on nationality, calling them discriminatory and un-American....

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