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What They Knew, and When They Knew It

New emails reveal just how soon American officials realized the U.N. had brought cholera to Haiti. What they did next helped pave the way for Trump.

The HB2 “Repeal” Is an Unmitigated Disaster for LGBTQ Rights and North Carolina

House Republicans Say They Will Still Repeal Obamacare. Here’s Their Real Game.

All the Junk We Throw Out Is Forming a New Geological Layer

When Is It OK to Be Alone With Another Person’s Spouse?


The White House Whiffs at Softballs

Questions about hate crimes should be easy to answer. Not for Trump and Spicer.


Bob Dylan Is a Great Singer

The Nobel laureate thinks we should laud his singing as much as his “poetry.” He’s right.

Why Can’t Trump or Spicer Give a Straight Answer About Hate Crimes? Here Are Four Theories.

Bob Dylan Thinks His Singing Should Be As Lauded As His “Poetry.” He’s Right.

Liberals Need a Snappy Comeback When Republicans Call Them the “Democrat Party.” A Few Suggestions.

How Trash TV Can Tilt Voters Toward Populists Like Trump and Berlusconi

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