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An Israeli Insult

Benjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.

This Is What Happened When Italy Counted the Economic Impact of Drugs and Prostitution

How Your Fitness Tracker Could One Day Increase Your Health Insurance Costs

The Word Cute Has an Adorable History

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Soccer and Tear Gas

An underdog in the Turkish Cup is bringing hope to the nation’s beleaguered Kurds.


Why It’s Hard for Republican Presidential Candidates to Speak Honestly About Income Inequality

Because their party is only making the problem worse.

In Turkish Kurdistan, Soccer Means Nationalism and Tear Gas

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I Felt Really Bad for Tess of the D’Urbervilles When I Was 16. Why Couldn’t I Write About It Until Now?

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