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Don’t Blame It on Depression

That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.

Germanwings Captain Shouted “Open the Damn Door!” Before the Crash

The Silver Lining in the Sweeping Verdict Against Ellen Pao

This Is How a Campus Reacts When a Professor Compares Hamas to a “Rabid Pit Bull” on Facebook

Marijuana Is Changing the Workplace

Here's how employers should deal with it.

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Science

I Teach Evolution in Kentucky

I’ve had students shout over me, slam doors, and tell me they’ll pray for my soul. Here’s what keeps me going.

History

The Pen

Inmates at America’s oldest women’s prison are writing a history of it—and exploding the myth of its benevolent founders.

The Weight-Loss Industry Says Being Fat Has Dire Health Risks. That’s Not What the Research Says.

Let’s Not Even Pretend That Ted Cruz Has a Chance of Becoming President

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