The book that Hitler called his “bible,” and the man who wrote it. Plus: GOP canaries in the coal mine, Quentin Tarantino’s “most transgressive film,” and more
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White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots

A long-overdue excavation of the book that Hitler called his “bible,” and the man who wrote it

Adam Serwer

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Representative Will Hurd of Texas stands at a podium outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Behind him are 10 men and women watching him speak. The Capitol dome is visible in the background.

Will Hurd Could Be the Canary in the Coal Mine

The Texas Republican’s retirement, which shocked his party, could be a harbinger of a broader exodus from Congress.

Russell Berman

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A sad dog's face

Thousands of Years Ago, a Dog Gave Rise to an Immortal Entity

The story of CTVT—a contagious cancer that spreads from dog to dog—gets weirder all the time.

Ed Yong

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A person shops on a smartphone.

The Endless, Invisible Persuasion Tactics of the Internet

Online shopping turns your brain against you, but you can fight back.

Sidney Fussell

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‘We’re All Tired of Being Called Racists’

At Donald Trump’s rally in Cincinnati, droves of attendees made it clear that they stood with the president despite his recent comments.

Elaina Plott

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Quentin Tarantino, and Margot Robbie

Tarantino’s Most Transgressive Film

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood celebrates values that have been repeatedly dismissed as dangerous and outdated.

Caitlin Flanagan

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The author's father, Maurice Cheeks

American Wealth Is Broken

My family is a success story. We’re also evidence of the long odds African Americans face on the path to success.

Maura Cheeks

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A new mother and her baby's foot.

The Demystification of the Postpartum Female Body

As women open up about the realities of recovering from birth, the resources available to new moms are expanding.

Ashley Fetters

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The Fundamental Link Between Body Weight and the Immune System

Inflammation plays a critical role in determining how we digest food, and it’s only now starting to reveal itself.

James Hamblin

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Meghan Markle looks upward.

The Issue With Meghan Markle’s Vogue Issue

The duchess embodies the contradictions of today’s protest movements, which often sound more radical than they are.

Helen Lewis

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The Books Briefing: America’s Pastime

Your weekly guide to the best in books will take you out to the ball game.

Myles Poydras

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Goodbye, Snails

Snails in Hawaii are disappearing at a faster rate than any other animal on the planet. Meet the scientists fighting for their survival.

Nicolas Pollock

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Photos of the Week: Vegas Grasshoppers, Poultry Inspection, Eagle Eyes

Paddle-boarding pups in the U.K., the Tour de France in Paris, U.S. Democratic presidential debates in Detroit, and more

Alan Taylor

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