In January 2011, Henry D. Fetter wrote about how the big game got its name.
In September 2014, Sarah Laskow wrote about scientists' attempt to create an artificial human heart.
The year you were born, James C. Thompson, who served in the U.S. Department of State under Presidents John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson, examined and condemned the policy decisions behind American involvement in Vietnam.
Full Moon High was released in 1981.
In January 2016, Nathalia Holt wrote about the legacy of the Challenger disaster.
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“It was thought that all borders between men had similarly disintegrated, and we were all destined to be free and empowered individuals in a global meeting place,” wrote Robert Kaplan 20 years later.
In August 2011, Jamie Holmes wrote about how SMS is the driving force behind technology-enabled changes in commerce, crime, political participation, and governing in the developing world.
In April 2012, Carl Wilson wrote about the song's endurance.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In February 2012, Charles A. Kupchan wrote about the world's emerging economies, and how the world will look by 2050.
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