Wednesday, October 1

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Louisiana Is Disappearing Into the Sea

“Since 1932, the Gulf of Mexico has swallowed 2,300 square miles of the state’s wetlands, an area larger than Delaware. If no action is taken, the missing Delaware will become a missing Connecticut, and then a missing Vermont.”

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The Ballad of Buddy

Buddy Cianci, former Providence mayor and convicted felon, is running for the city’s top office. Again.

Thursday, September 25

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Did Hope Change?

A profile of Eric Holder.

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Did Hope Change?

A profile of Eric Holder.

Tuesday, September 23

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Ted Kennedy on the Rocks

A sober look at the Senator.

Monday, September 15

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How to Rig an Election

The perils of voting in the modern age.

Wednesday, September 10

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The Next Giant Leap

“You are reading this because you have no idea what NASA is doing. And NASA, tongue-tied by jargon, can’t figure out how to tell you. But the agency is engaged in work that can be more enduring and far-reaching than anything else this country is paying for.”

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Ending College Sexual Assault

On the president’s campaign to crack down on campus rape.

Friday, September 5

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Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core

How an education reform effort became the new Obamacare.

Wednesday, September 3

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Monday, September 1

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Steven Seagal's Fight for Mother Russia

The aging action star’s second wind abroad: political maneuvering, many guns and, most importantly, a market for his B movies.

Thursday, August 28

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The Dawn of the Post-Clinic Abortion

Almost 40 percent of the world’s population lives in countries with limits on abortion. Activists like Rebecca Gompert imagine a future where those limits are meaningless because most abortions happen at home.