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Of Course We Should Condemn Josh Duggar. We Should Also Pity Him.

Irish Voters Overwhelmingly Back Gay Marriage Referendum

The Weirdest, Most Disturbing Battle Yet in the War Over Circumcision

The Best Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They Expire in June

One of the Most Beautiful Film Trilogies of All Time Just Got Even More Beautiful


Universities Aren’t Businesses

And they shouldn’t treat students like customers.

The Kids

Be Very Afraid of Ticks

The threat of tick-borne diseases is serious and growing. And you’re probably not doing enough to protect your family.

For Once and for All: College Students Are Not Customers

The Tick Threat Is Getting Worse. Here’s How to Keep From Getting a Nasty Disease.

Hillary Clinton’s Friends and Confidantes Pose a Special Challenge for Her Presidential Ambitions

We Live in an Era When an Ironically Deployed Hashtag Can Lead to Your Undoing

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A Cancer Survivor Designs the Cards She Wishes She’d Received
The Mad Men TV Club on the Second Half of the Final Season
The Fraud of War U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan have stolen tens of millions through bribery and theft.
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