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In September 2010, Niraj Chokshi noted how little the browser interface had changed since 1993.
The year you were born, Eric Schlosser wrote about mandatory-minimum sentences and the vigorous enforcement of marijuana laws.
In June 2001, David Grann wrote about the fate of a paramilitary leader who terrorized Haitians—and maintained close ties with the U.S. intelligence community—in the years leading up to the occupation.
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The conflicts and displacements touched off around the world by the attacks have been reverberating for the majority of your life. “This ‘war’ [on terrorism] will never be over,” wrote James Fallows, a few years after the towers fell.
In June 2013, Michael Anthony Adams wrote about how the video-sharing service has helped fill a void in his life—and the lives of many other young viewers.
Juno was released in 2007.
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In November 2015, Spencer Kornhaber wrote about the changing face of pop music.
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When 26-year-old Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire, he ignited a tinderbox of protests that continue to roil the Middle East, and kindled the beginnings of democracy in Tunisia.
In April 2011, Marc Ambinder examined Obama's policies in his first four years.
In December 2014, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about how the way we see privacy will change over the next decade.
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