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How the Iran Deal Will Pass—and Why It Should

Lawmakers decided to read the actual agreement.

Chicago Activists Are on Day 11 of a Hunger Strike Over This School’s Closure

After the Virginia Shooting, New York Daily News’ Cover Crosses the Line

My Bet With Sinéad O’Connor

After I reviewed her new album, she called me and asked me to give her discography another listen. If I changed my mind about her music, I owed her a Happy Meal. 


Donald Trump’s Unwavering Popularity Among Women Is Troubling

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“Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People”

NBC producers recall the awkward tension in the control room after Kanye’s Katrina diatribe.


The Frightening Power of the Home-Schooling Lobby

As a small but fierce group fends off regulation, child neglect—and even abuse—is falling through the cracks.

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Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.

The Story Behind the One-Pan, Nine-Minute Pasta Recipe That Took Over the Internet

John Oliver Really Loves Making Fun of How Terrible Americans Are at Geography

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