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The Mystery of White Rural Rage

Will technological progress lead to mass unemployment? People have been asking that question for two centuries, and the actual answer has always ended up being no.

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Trader Joe’s Is Coming to Springfield. Just Not That Springfield.

Residents in Springfield, Mo., had asked for a Trader Joe’s for years. Just as they thought they were finally getting one, their hopes were dashed.

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Why People Fail to Notice Horrors Around Them

The miraculous history of our species is peppered with dark stories of oppression, tyranny, bloody wars, savagery, murder and genocide.

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The Crisis in Teaching Constitutional Law

If you attended law school at any time over the past half-century, your course in constitutional law likely followed a well-worn path.

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Like Many a Hero, Flaco the Owl Made His Choice

Flaco the owl is gone, but his life had all the elements of a classic hero’s story, not soon forgotten.

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March 2 2024

Supreme Court Seems Wary of State Laws Regulating Social Media Platforms

The tech industry argues that laws in Florida and Texas, prompted by conservative complaints about censorship, violate the First Amendment.

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March 2 2024

Prosecutors Reject Claims of Unfairness in Trump Classified Documents Case

Jack Smith, the special counsel, said in a court filing that never before had a former official engaged in conduct remotely similar to Trump’s...

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March 2 2024

Chipmakers Seek More Than $70 Billion in Federal Subsidies

Gina Raimondo, the commerce secretary, said new investments would put the U.S. on track to produce roughly 20%...

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March 2 2024

Biden Says He’s Hopeful for a Gaza Cease-Fire Within a Week

The president offered a positive assessment of negotiations aimed at halting Israel’s military operations in exchange for the release of hostages held by Hamas.

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March 2 2024

Boeing’s Safety Culture Faulted by F.A.A. in New Report

The report by a group of experts was commissioned at the behest of Congress and in response to fatal crashes involving 737 Max jets in 2018 and 2019.

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March 2 2024

The Mystery of White Rural Rage

Will technological progress lead to mass unemployment? People have been asking that question for two centuries, and the actual answer has always ended up being no.

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March 2 2024

Urban Dynamics: Sexuality in the Capital City

“The Golden Bachelor” showed that sex is not just for spring chickens. Hearing aids and making out in a hot tub can go blissfully together.

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March 2 2024

Why People Fail to Notice Horrors Around Them

The miraculous history of our species is peppered with dark stories of oppression, tyranny, bloody wars, savagery, murder

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March 2 2024

The Crisis in Teaching Constitutional Law

If you attended law school at any time over the past half-century, your course in constitutional law likely followed a well-worn path.

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March 2 2024

Like Many a Hero, Flaco the Owl Made His Choice

Flaco the owl is gone, but his life had all the elements of a classic hero’s story, not soon forgotten.

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March 2 2024

The Particular Anguish of Being Palestinian in Israel

As the rest of the world watches the Gaza war with horror, one community is following it with a particular kind of anguish: the Palestinian citizens of Israel.

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