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America's emergency notification systems were first built for war, and then rebuilt for peace. They never anticipated how media works in the smartphone era. [Read More]
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False alarms aren't just terrifying—they're dangerous. [Read More]
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A two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic State's upper ranks—and sheds light on the dynamics of radicalization. [Read More]
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Animal culture can be as rich and varied as human culture. [Read More]
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Critics of the movement against sexual harassment and assault charge that it's going too far, but their arguments take very little stock of what women... [Read More]
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Donald Trump's widely reported 'shithole' remark dismantles the economic argument against foreigners. [Read More]
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Researchers must devise workarounds, sometimes even recording the cost and travel time of their own rides. [Read More]
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A strong virus, a less-than-effective vaccine, and an IV bag shortage that goes back to Hurricane Maria. [Read More]
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A Cold War-era strategy to ward off foreign enemies has made for some dangerous modern-day launches. [Read More]
The Ministry of Education is on a mission to save the country's economy—and the effort could be a boon for kids' mental health, too. [Read More]
In the "shithole era," the Republican U.S. senators who object to the president's vulgarity have a choice to make. [Read More]
The Graduate's use of folk-rock songs by Simon and Garfunkel stood in for a generation's reaction to the status quo. [Read More]
U.S. presidents as far back as Harry Truman denounced entry policies based on nationality, calling them discriminatory and un-American. [Read More]
A retired Presbyterian pastor looks back on 1968, when he participated in the civil-rights struggle but hadn't yet embraced the principles of nonviolence. [Read More]
What makes Fire and Fury important is that it is not just about Trump, but a product of the same culture that produced Trump. [Read More]
Paying people to work would be a more direct—and less expensive—way to lift them out of poverty. [Read More]
Eight months after the presidential election, the National Front still hasn't figured out how to become the party of the people. [Read More]
It's not dying, but alarm bells are ringing. [Read More]
Mark Zuckerberg's radical decision to reinvent the News Feed is a plea for mercy. [Read More]
The president cannot seem to imagine Haitians, Salvadorans, or Africans as coequal citizens. [Read More]
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