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The Surreal End of an American College

Small schools across the United States are facing budget short falls and low enrollment—leading some to shut down in the middle of students’ higher-education experience.

Birth Is Not the Finish Line

As the battle over abortion intensifies once again, lawmakers should listen to Americans’ moral intuitions about when personhood begins.

A human embryo on the third day of development after an in vitro fertilization treatment.
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