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Sen. Elizabeth Warren just unveiled a dramatic plan to eradicate Washington corruption
Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils her new anti-corruption bill at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren…
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Trump is powerless as his legal fate spins out of his control
(CNN) President Donald Trump may no longer control his fate, a plight that helps explain his increasingly volcanic Twitter eruptions. Trump's persona -- in…
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“They’re Squeezing Don Jr.”: As Mueller’s Siege Tightens, Trump’s Twitter Rage Crests
Trump during an interview in the Oval Office. By Leah Millis/Reuters. In recent weeks, Donald Trump has privately expressed doubts about White House lawyer Don…
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Senator Burr’s Shortcomings Are Showing
Joshua Roberts / Reuters Senator Richard Burr, the Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, leads the only credible congressional investigation…
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John Brennan’s Choice to Confront Trump
While some former intelligence officials have opted to stay silent regarding the President, the former C.I.A. director has attacked Trump’s character.…
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Ten Years After
Illustration by João Fazenda In “ Ten Years After ,” George Packer reports on how the financial crisis of 2008 was years in the making, and the lasting impact…
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Even the Insured Often Can't Afford Their Medical Bills
Elaina Natario / Katie Martin / The Atlantic A chance trip to Long Island’s Adventureland amusement park just might have saved Cassidy McCarthy’s life. After…
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6 Make-Ahead Casseroles for Back to School | SimplyRecipes.com
Broccoli Cheddar Casserole Bacon takes everything up a notch, and this broccoli cheddar casserole is no exception! A great make ahead side dish and back to…
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The $29 billion battle to own how America sleeps is heating up
There’s a $29 billion battle being waged on the internet to become America’s mattress of choice. You’re probably already aware of this, if you’ve ever even…
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This Woman Lost Her Contact Lens. Doctors Found It in Her Eyelid 28 Years Later.
Nearly three decades ago, a 14-year-old in the United Kingdom got hit in the eye during a game of badminton and lost her contact lens. No big deal, right? Well,…
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Contact Lenses Are a Surprising Source of Pollution
Credit: Getty Images Every year, Americans flush 2.6 to 2.9 billion contact lenses down the drain, according to new research from Arizona State University. By…
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Cathy Horyn Travels to Germany to Understand the Unlikely Return of Birkenstocks
The city of Görlitz in eastern Germany is three hours from Berlin and two minutes from Poland. Miraculously, Görlitz was not bombed during the Second World War,…
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How Heroin Came for Middle-Class Moms
By Donna* is from the suburbs. She says so proudly. A really nice town not far from Philadelphia. Donna grew up in a nice middle-class family. She wrote poetry.…
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El Chapo and the Secret History of the Heroin Crisis
If you wonder why America is in the grips of a heroin epidemic that kills two hundred people a week, take a hard look at the legalization of pot, which…
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America’s Invisible Pot Addicts
Elijah Nouvelage / Reuters The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements…
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What are Republicans smoking? How the GOP came to love marijuana
U.S. Jason Isaac, a fourth-generation Texan and conservative state representative, has a clear memory of his first mind-­expanding encounter with marijuana. It…
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symptoms of arthritis in the leg
Symptoms of arthritis in the leg by Nathan Wei, MD, FACP, FACR Nathan Wei is a nationally known board-certified rheumatologist and author of the Second Opinion…
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The most intense and dangerous period of the Trump presidency is about to begin - The Washington Post
(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Opinion writer Over the past year and a half, life in politics has often felt like an ongoing circus in which the madness…
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Meet the family who left their jobs to sail around the world
Meet the family of five sailing around the world for 10 years Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos:…
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Beto O'Rourke: Texas Democrat gains ground in battle for Lone Star state
Beto O’Rourke address a meeting in Horseshoe Bay. He has raised $10.4m in the second quarter of 2018, compared with $4.6m by his opponent, Ted Cruz.Photograph:…
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“Patriotic millionaires” think Democrats can run — and win — on taxes - Vox
Donald Trump holds up a copy the Republican tax bill before signing it in December 2017. Selling the legislation to voters hasn’t worked out as planned for the…
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The snapback effect: Richard Feynman’s famed physics puzzle finally gets solved by MIT students
Here’s a fun experiment to try. Go to your pantry and see if you have a box of spaghetti. If you do, take out a noodle. Grab both ends of it and bend it until…
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How will the universe end?
One of the furthest reaches of time we dare to predict is the end of the universe. As far as we know this is the end of not only life as we know it but…
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Donald Trump Is a Dangerous Demagogue. It’s Time for a Crusading Press to Fight Back.
President Donald Trump walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on June 25, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images…
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Taibbi: Censorship Does Not End Well
Silicon Valley is changing its mind about censorship. Two weeks ago, we learned about a new campaign against “inauthentic” content , conducted by Facebook in…
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The Electoral Farce: an Interview with John Stauber
After two decades of independent activism, John Stauber founded and ran the Center for Media and Democracy and its newsmagazine PRWatch in 1993, retiring from…
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Where Is the Disruptive Software?
In the early days of the personal computer revolution, everything was disruptive. Relatively affordable microcomputers appeared, and everyone knew they'd…
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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars Recipe | SimplyRecipes.com
Dessert Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Chocolate chip cookie + cheesecake = chocolate chip cheesecake bars! Why choose one when you can have both?! Bonus: these…
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Opinion | America is slouching toward autocracy
President Trump at the White House on Aug. 17. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Columnist In their book, “ How Democracies Die ,” political scientists…
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Debunking Gun Myths at the Dinner Table - Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America
Ninety-three Americans are killed and hundreds more are injured by gun violence every single day. That’s why it’s vital for Americans to continue to have open…
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Sorry to Bother You: is this the most shocking anti-capitalist film ever?
Mr Blank … Omari Hardwick in Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You.Photograph: P Prato/Annapurna Pictures/Kobal/Rex/Shutterstock A wealthy man once told me that you…
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'We proved them wrong': the women shaking up the Trump opposition
Ilhan Omar, a former Somali refugee, was nominated by Democrats in Minnesota to run for Congress in the midterms.Photograph: Conrad Zbikowski It has been a…
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Why is Donald Trump attacking the US intelligence community?
The then CIA director, John Brennan, testifies before the Senate intelligence committee in February 2016, alongside the directors of the NSA, the FBI and…
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Trump's 'good person' defence could affect jurors in Manafort trial
Donald Trump speaks to the media on the South Lawn at the White House. He said Manafort ‘happens to be a very good person, and I think it’s very sad what…
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Trump blasts New York Times over White House counsel report in Twitter rant
White House counsel Don McGahn has cooperated extensively with special counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of Russian election interference.Photograph:…
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Opinion | How America’s Jews Learned to Be Liberal
A startling opinion survey released this summer revealed just how wide is the rift between the world’s two largest Jewish communities. Israelis approve of…
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White House Counsel Has Cooperated Extensively With Mueller’s Obstruction Inquiry
WASHINGTON — The White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, has cooperated extensively in the special counsel investigation, sharing detailed accounts about the…
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You might be paying for iPhone app subscriptions you're not using — here's how to cancel them
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during the 2018 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 4, 2018 in San Jose, California.…
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Apple's Refurbished Mac Store is its best-kept secret where you can buy devices in perfect condition with a nice little discount — here are the best deals
Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Apple has a web store that's hard to find on its main website called the " Refurbished Mac Store ." It's a place where…
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‘I’m not going there’: As Trump hurls racial invective, most Republicans stay silent
President Trump boards Marine One on Aug. 17. As Trump lobbed racially charged insults last week, most Republicans did not respond. (Jabin Botsford/The…
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Killing Trump’s Military Parade Was An Inside Job
Yesterday’s killing of Donald Trump’s much-wanted military parade has all the signs of being a planned hit. In case you don’t know, CNBC reported early…
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The three-year-old with an IQ of 171
The three-year-old with an IQ of 171 When Natalie and Ben's daughter Ophelia joined the high-IQ society Mensa at only three years old, they knew they would be…
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Are Cities Making Animals Smarter?
Vidhya Nagarajan T he goldfish were the first to vanish. Every so often, a few would go missing overnight from the office’s tiny outdoor pond. But goldfish were…
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Fake America great again
Guess what? I just got hold of some embarrassing video footage of Texas senator Ted Cruz singing and gyrating to Tina Turner. His political enemies will have…
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Trump's Speeches Feature Mystery Men the White House Won't Name
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Trump’s Risky War of Choice Against the Generals
General David Petraeus and Defense Secretary Robert Gates in 2010 Jim Watson / Reuters This week, beset by bad news about Omarosa, President Trump decided to…
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The Nation’s Top Former Intelligence Officials Issue a Stunning Rebuke to Trump
Then director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leon Panetta and Gen. David Petraeus listen during an event in the East Room of the White House April 28, 2011…
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Opinion | Revoke my security clearance, too, Mr. President
Former CIA director John Brennan. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) William H. McRaven, a retired Navy admiral, was commander of the U.S. Joint Special…
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Have Trump’s Authoritarian Tendencies Found a New Outlet?
By Andrew Harnik/AP Photo. Donald Trump’s vision of ideal leadership is incredibly specific. Over and over again, the president has lavished praise on certain…
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Trump Sparks Backlash For Saying Aretha Franklin ‘Worked For Me’ During Tribute
Aretha Franklin , the “Queen of Soul” who created anthems for the civil rights movement, died on Thursday at the age of 76. Tributes full of love, memories and…
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60 Times Madonna Changed Our Culture
Zak Kaczmarek/Getty Images 1. She is fighting the pernicious idea that older women don’t matter. “People say I’m controversial,” Madonna told an audience of…
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She works for Trump. He can’t stand him. This is life with Kellyanne and George Conway.
Kellyanne Conway and her husband, George, arrive for a dinner at Union Station in Washington the day before Donald Trump’s inauguration. (Matt Rourke/AP)…
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The Super Bowl of Beekeeping
Will Nissen’s bees north of Bakersfield, Calif. Credit Ilona Szwarc for The New York Times E very February, white petals blanket first the almond trees, then…
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Hundreds Of Newspapers Denounce Trump's Attacks On Media In Coordinated Editorials
The Boston Globe 's logo as seen through the windows across from the new location of the Globe in Boston. The paper's editors coordinated a campaign defending a…
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No One Covered the Beatles Like Aretha Franklin
Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images and Fred A. Sabine/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images. There are a lot…
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How Aretha Franklin Created the Greatest Cover of All Time
Aretha Franklin performs at a jazz festival. Gamma/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images “The call for respect went from a request to a demand,” Jerry Wexler has said.…
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Here Are The Celebs And Musicians Paying Tribute To Aretha Franklin, Who Has Died At 76
“The greatest voice in American popular music has been stilled,” said Bette Midler. Aretha Franklin , the music icon widely known as the Queen of Soul, died…
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👒Paying R.E.S.P.E.C.T. to the Queen of Soul
You're reading the Quartz Obsession from 6 hours ago Aretha Sign up for the Quartz Obsession Our digression into the most fascinating corners of the global…
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Before and After Aretha
Paul Natkin / Getty To be a popular artist is, generally, to bend yourself into whatever form the public demands of you. As audiences, we have tortured such…
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Aretha Franklin Was A Musical Genius
“Genius” is a title Aretha deserves, without question. That we have often failed to give it to her (and other black women) shows only our own biases. Paul…
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California v nutria: state seeks to eradicate scourge of giant rodents
Play Video 1:47 Nutria: the rodent wreaking havoc on California's landscape – video T he call came from a wildlife trapper working in the wetlands of central…
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'Tenants on our own land': New Zealand bans sale of homes to foreign buyers
A report by the Economist in 2017 found New Zealand had the most unaffordable house prices in the worldPhotograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images The New Zealand…
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Opinion | The Revenge of the Lesser Trumps
The problem with being Donald Trump isn’t just being Donald Trump. It’s all the other, lesser Trumps around you. It’s the versions of yourself that you create,…
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Let’s Hope There Is No Tape of Trump Using the N-Word
I hope there isn’t a tape of Donald Trump using the N-word in a manner that’s clearly meant to be offensive, bigoted, and derogatory. We’ve now reached the…
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Does Conservatism Naturally Attract Extremists and Kooks?
opinion Did I Join a Movement That Naturally Attracts Extremists and Kooks? When I rooted for Reagan in the 1980s, it was a movement with intellectual heft.…
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How Millennials Killed Mayonnaise
Food The inexorable rise of identity condiments has led to hard times for the most American of foodstuffs. And that’s a shame. By · 8/11/2018, 8:59 p.m. Print…
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A horse was neglected by its owner. Now the horse is suing.
Justice is an 8-year-old American quarter horse who used to be named Shadow. And when he was named Shadow, he suffered. At a veterinarian’s exam last year, he…
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How social media took us from Tahrir Square to Donald Trump
1. The euphoria of discovery Recommended for You A small team of student AI coders beats Google’s machine-learning code How to get Google to stop tracking your…
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The Unlikely Activists Who Took On Silicon Valley — and Won
Credit Photo illustration by Delcan & Co. By The way Alastair Mactaggart usually tells the story of his awakening — the way he told it even before he became the…
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How Bill Browder Became Russia’s Most Wanted Man
Bill Browder was a subject of the Trump Tower meeting and the Helsinki summit. Illustration by Tyler Comrie; photographs by (from left to right): Mikhail…
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Trump’s Attacks on Omarosa Are Getting Even More Vicious
Carlo Allegri / Reuters Much about the Trump administration has been unpredictable, surprising, even shocking. The president’s falling-out with Omarosa…
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Trump’s Trade War Is Rattling China’s Leaders
BEIJING — China’s leaders have sought to project confidence in the face of President Trump’s tariffs and trade threats, but as it becomes clear a protracted…
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Trump slams Sessions as not a 'real' attorney general
The comments are the latest attack from President Donald Trump, who has long harassed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Justice…
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How the Kasich dilemma is paralyzing Trump's Republican critics
(CNN) Ohio Gov. John Kasich was among the big winners when Republican Troy Balderson apparently survived last week's special election for a US House seat…
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Perspectives on the Constitution: A Republic, If You Can Keep It - National Constitution Center
Overview Constitutional Exchanges Educational Videos Civic Holidays Learning at the Museum Educational Resources Search Resources Search Resources By Standards…
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Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.
Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out. Let me tell you a…
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Jeremy Corbyn's Anti-Semitism Crisis
The Labour Party’s Jeremy Corbyn is involved in an unprecedented confrontation with the main institutions of Britain’s Jewish community, and his assurances on…
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A Guantanamo Guard And His Detainee Reunite
Former Guantanamo guard Steve Wood, right, flew to Mauritania this spring to visit Mohamedou Ould Slahi — the detainee he once spent his days guarding. Slahi…
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