Tuesday, June 23

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‘The Condition of Black Life Is One of Mourning’

On black bodies in the age of the Charleston shootings.

Monday, June 22

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Meet the Gay Mormon Men (and Their Wives) Beseeching SCOTUS to Save 'Traditional' Marriage

Danny Caldwell is openly gay. He’s married. And he’s against gay marriage.

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Prison Born

The dilemma of the prison nursery.

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Solar Power for Everyone

The people working to make energy efficient homes cheap.

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A Thousand Splendid Stuns

Growing up Afghan in the era of the Afghanistan War.

Sunday, June 21

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The Mayor vs. the Mogul

Mike Bloomberg goes back to work.

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Long Way Home

Memories of her father and her time in Tennessee.

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When Drug Addicts Work in Hospitals, No One Is Safe

How a traveling medical technician managed to steal narcotics from hospitals, infecting at least 45 people with hepatitis C in the process.

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Rescuing Wonderful Shivery Tales

Creating – and revising – the Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm.

Saturday, June 20

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In Welsh Patagonia

A nonconformist pastor sent a colony of Welsh people to Argentina to try to preserve the language in 1865. 150 years later, the traces are still there.

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Letter from a Region in My Mind

“I underwent, during the summer that I became fourteen, a prolonged religious crisis. I use “religious” in the common, and arbitrary, sense, meaning that I then discovered God, His saints and angels, and His blazing Hell. And since I had been born in a Christian nation, I accepted this Deity as the only one. I supposed Him to exist only within the walls of a church—in fact, of our church—and I also supposed that God and safety were synonymous.”