A Watergate lawyer’s warning for Trump, tracing a cancer gene through history, and more
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How to Deal With North Korea

There are no good options. But some are worse than others.

Mark Bowden

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London and the Clash of the Extremists

The violence ISIS carries out in the west provides fodder for anti-Muslim attackers, and violence against Muslims feeds back into the ISIS narrative.

J.M. Berger

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What's in the Senate Republican Health-Care Bill

Like the House version, Mitch McConnell’s proposal would slash taxes, cut Medicaid, and eliminate Obamacare’s insurance mandates for individuals and employers.

Russell Berman

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What Will Uber Become Without Travis Kalanick as CEO?

Investors forced the brash executive’s resignation for the good of the company—but what does that mean for its future?

Adrienne LaFrance

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Watergate Lawyer: I Witnessed Nixon's Downfall—and I've Got a Warning for Trump

Richard Ben-Veniste on the uncanny parallels between the scandal he investigated and the controversy over the White House’s alleged links to Russia

Richard Ben-Veniste

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Populism Will Save the Democrats

Franklin Foer argues the party needs a populist message to win back a majority.

Leah Varjacques and Franklin Foer

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B. Mendoza Vasquez, an H-2A contract worker, sits on a bed in the room he shares with three other farmworkers in a dorm built by his employer.

The Apple Pickers of the Yakima Valley

A photo essay

David Bacon

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How the Liberal Arts Help Veterans Thrive

Vassar’s first class of student-veterans to graduate proves that the benefits of an elite liberal-arts education extend to them, too.

Kara Voght

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Therapy for Everybody

In Appalachia, a primary-care clinic offers quick bursts of psychotherapy on the spot.

Olga Khazan

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What Mormon Family Trees Tell Us About Cancer

By searching the church's famed family trees, scientists have tracked down a cancer-causing mutation that came west with a pioneer couple—just in time to save the lives of their great-great-great-great grandchildren.

Sarah Zhang

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The Big Sick Is the Best Romantic Comedy in Years

Kumail Nanjiani has transmuted a remarkable true story into a warm, big-hearted summer film that deserves to be a blockbuster.

David Sims

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Why I Chose Summer Camp Over Internships

Fewer teens are working summer jobs these days, but the lessons learned during a few weeks in the woods are incomparable.

Hayley Glatter

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Go Fly a Kite

In recognition of the warmer weather in the northern hemisphere, this is an invitation to take some time, go outside, and set a kite aloft.

Alan Taylor

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