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A Day in the Life of a Sniper in Syria

A striking window into the life of a resistance fighter against ISIS and his dashed hopes and dreams.

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Why the U.S. Should Provide Universal Basic Income

The government should consider giving out monthly Social Security checks—no strings attached.

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The Third Gender

In Mexico, an indigenous culture both accepts and celebrates a non-binary gender.

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America's Most Widely Misread Literary Work

Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken,” originally published in The Atlantic in 1915, is animated in a new video.

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Killing With Impunity, Every Three Days

In Colombia, social leaders and community organizers are routinely assassinated, while those responsible are rarely prosecuted.

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The Crippling Fear of Everlasting Life

While many dream of an afterlife, people with apeirophobia are terrified of eternal existence.

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Narrowly Escaping the Travel Ban

Fleeing violence in Somalia, a Muslim family finds refuge in the United States after a long period of separation.

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When 20,000 American Nazis Descended Upon New York City

A filmmaker highlights historic footage, some of which has never been seen before.

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An Inmate Reflects on Life in America's Largest Maximum-Security Prison

Joseph Norfleet is currently serving a life sentence in the Louisiana State Penitentiary.

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The Amateur Sleuth Who Hunts Down the Missing

An American Indian woman has devoted her life to investigating some of the country’s many missing-persons cases involving indigenous women.

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How to Amass a $10 Million African Art Collection

Eric Edwards owns 1,600 artifacts in his Brooklyn apartment—and he's looking to find a space to put it all.

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