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College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
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The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
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The CIA Used to Have a Commute-by-Canoe Club. One Member’s Memories.
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The “Spanking” Edition
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Clean Air Is for the Wealthy
How California’s green-vehicle subsidies magnify the state’s income inequality problem.
Scotland Shows That Breaking Up Countries Is Still Hard to Do
Roads & Kingdoms
Tourism After the Taliban
Bamiyan, a small Afghan mountain town best known for its blown-up Buddhas, wants to be your next holiday destination.
The XX Factor
Planned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
The Supernova That Didn’t Bark in the Night
Meeting My Protagonist
When I wrote a novel about a Nigerian space program, I didn’t expect it to be so close to the truth.
Why Do Pirates Talk Like That?
Hey, Data Journalists: Lay Off the Scottish Referendum Pollsters
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