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How the Iran Deal Will Pass—and Why It Should

Lawmakers decided to read the actual agreement.

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

More Evidence That the Planned Parenthood Videos Were Altered

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. 


Hillary Is Winning. Hillary Is Flailing.

Here’s why both narratives are true.

The XX Factor

Why Do Ladies Love Trump?

The Donald’s unwavering popularity among women is deeply troubling.


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.

LadiesTrying to Understand Trump’s Baffing Popularity Among GOP Women

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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