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Intruder AlertThe New Yorker on how an Asian parasite has devastated America's eastern hemlock population.
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Grave MatterNational Geographic reports on the quirks, pitfalls, and future of memory.
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Down the DrainThe New York Times Magazine profiles an Iraqi intellectual whose goal in life was to topple Saddam.
Nativist AmericansThe New Yorker on the Republican presidential candidates' new favorite issue: illegal immigration.
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The Other Mormon ProblemThe New Republic on how Mormons resent Mitt Romney's courting of evangelical voters.
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Korean BarbecueThe New Yorker on how a New Jersey restaurateur works with North Korea.
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