Mueller moves forward, small breweries thrive, and more
TheAtlantic: WeeklySunday Jan 21, 2018
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Aziz Ansari

This Is Not a Sex Panic

Stories of gray areas are exactly what more men need to hear.

James Hamblin

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Steve Bannon leaves a House Intelligence Committee meeting Tuesday.

Congress Produces Drama While Mueller Produces Results

Steve Bannon stonewalled a House committee, then promptly agreed to an interview with the special counsel—the latest example of how Mueller is moving ahead as lawmakers feud and spin their wheels.

David A. Graham

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Science Is Giving the Pro-Life Movement a Boost

Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America's most contentious debates.

Emma Green

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Donald Trump’s Very 1990s Tabloid Scandal

The storyline is the same, but the technology changes.

Adrienne LaFrance

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An Iranian student hides her face during a protest against the renewed death sentence of a professor accused of blasphemy, Hashem Aghajari, in 2004 at Tehran University.

The 'Underground Railroad' To Save Atheists

A vision to protect those persecuted for non-religion

David Robson

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Raising a Social-Media Star

The parents of teen internet celebrities get a crash course in a new kind of fame while trying to maintain boundaries for their newly rich and powerful children.

Taylor Lorenz

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The New Age of Astrology

In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac—even if they don’t exactly believe in it.

Julie Beck

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The Storyteller Who Offers No Escape

Hungary’s László Krasznahorkai writes fiction devoid of revelation, resolution, and even periods.

Nathaniel Rich

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The Students Who Don’t Believe College Is an Option

The proportion of graduates from predominantly nonwhite rural schools who pursue higher education is declining.

Matt Krupnick

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Craft Beer Is the Strangest, Happiest Economic Story in America

Corporate goliaths are taking over the U.S. economy. Yet small breweries are thriving. Why?

Derek Thompson

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The ‘Ice Tsunami’ That Buried a Whole Herd of Weird Arctic Mammals

Pity the musk ox.

Robinson Meyer

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Not Your Average Brazilian Model

For rising models in one of the largest favelas of Rio de Janeiro, fashion is an opportunity for self-actualization.

Emily Buder

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Gorgeous Images of the Planet Jupiter

In its 10th orbit around Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft is returning amazing images of the gas giant that are being made even more incredible by citizen scientists here on Earth.

Alan Taylor

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