He Served the Longest Sentence of Any Innocent U.S. Inmate

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He Served the Longest Sentence of Any Innocent U.S. Inmate

A man who was wrongfully imprisoned for 40 years shares how he maintained his identity.

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The Quiet Exuberance of Winter

An introspective caretaker, who tends to a hotel on a deserted island, contemplates the meaning of winter and being truly alone.

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Inside For-Profit Japanese Crying Sessions

In Japan, a company sells tear-inducing services to emotionally repressed patrons.

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How to Make a Feminist Dating App

Whitney Wolfe, the founder of Bumble, talks about app-making and subverting societal expectations.

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Environmental Racism Is the New Jim Crow

Vann R. Newkirk II argues that America’s air and water systems disadvantage communities of color.

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The Oldest Surviving Form of Theater

The ancient Japanese art of Noh can be traced back to the 14th century.

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Trump’s Emergency Powers Are 'Ripe for Abuse'

Few Americans realize the extent to which the president gains power when he declares a national emergency.

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Trump Is Exposing a Major Flaw in American Democracy

The recent appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general threatens the rule of law in the U.S.

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Roxane Gay on Acceptance

Exposing the disconnect between socially constructed beauty standards and the movement of acceptance

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‘We’re All Hallucinating All of the Time’

A neuroscientist explains how human perception is built of hallucinations.

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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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