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Tuesday, September 23


Ted Kennedy on the Rocks

A sober look at the Senator.


The Fight of Their Lives

ISIS vs. the Kurds.


Larry Ellison Bought an Island in Hawaii. Now What?

How the tech billionaire came to own 87,000 acres, three hotels, a wastewater treatment plant, a cemetery and 380 cats.


When No Gender Fits: A Quest to Be Seen as Just a Person

“Kelsey’s gender identity is ‘non-binary.’ Or, ‘agender.’ It’s what Kelsey feels comfortable with, even though the world keeps insisting, in a million little ways, that Kelsey has to choose.”

Monday, September 22


Zero Percent Water

Scenes from the California drought.


Meet the College Women Who Are Starting a Revolution Against Campus Sexual Assault

The survivors who “have built the most effective, organized anti-rape movement since the late ’70s.”


I Had a Stroke at 33

“When I woke up hours later, I really believed I had been in those mountains hiking — that it was not a dream. And I really had lost my voice. I had lost my words. I was unable to say, ‘I am trapped in my brain’ or, ‘My memories are mixing with imagination.’”

Sunday, September 21


Wonder Boys?

Understanding genius.


Fiction Pick of the Week: "Wolf in White Van"

An excerpt from Darnielle’s debut novel, in which a disfigured man talks to maladjusted teens.

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