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Bob Cohn
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. today was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a huge honor. From some 100 cover stories he has written over 40+ years, we suggest these 8 as emblematic of his amazing work.
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Bob Cohn Apr 16
Middle Ages architecture: Gothic cathedrals like Notre-Dame are nearly fire-proof, built with stone-vault ceilings to resist destruction even if the roof burns down.
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Bob Cohn Apr 15
Scott Kelly spent a year in space. His twin, Mark, also an astronaut, did not. Now scientists are studying the brothers to discern the effects of outer space on the body. Short answer: Not good.
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Bob Cohn Apr 12
The president calls her "Baby." Jared calls her "Ivanks." Her white-on-white West Wing office looks "like an Apple Store," says a former WH aide. Staffers like her because she's not Jared. goes deep inside Ivanka's world.
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Bob Cohn Apr 10
The May cover story, a sweeping essay by George Packer, is now posted online. Here's an early look at the powerful all-type cover, designed by Peter Mendelsund.
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Bob Cohn Apr 5
Replying to @MattTGrant
That looks freakily like you pre-beard.
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Bob Cohn Apr 5
Isn’t she great?!
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James Fallows Apr 4
This essay by is genuinely brilliant, and will last as a look at our times. Very funny sentence-by-sentence; elegantly constructed, down to “poor little me!” narrative persona; earns its merciless moral-judgment tone. Really worth reading
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Bob Cohn Apr 3
. accuses Amazon of “no sense of accountability” and people “in a Seattle boardroom” of not caring about the people of Queens.
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Yoni Appelbaum Apr 2
"Reading McKay Coppin’s stories is sheer joy – amazing storytelling.” Congrats to ’ on winning the Aldo Beckman Award!
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Bob Cohn Apr 3
2-time winner of Amateur Night , 17, with this stirring rendition of My Funny Valentine at .
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Bob Cohn Apr 2
Did Joe Biden "weaponize" affection? Is he a creep, or just guilty of creepy behavior? (Is there a difference?) explores.
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Bob Cohn Mar 24
Clarification: Barr's statement that the report does "not exonerate" Trump on obstruction is a direct quote from Mueller report, as relayed by Barr. They're Mueller's words, not Barr's.
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Bob Cohn Mar 24
Trump claims "total exoneration," but AG Barr says Mueller report specifically "does not exonerate him." Nuance from former federal prosecutor Ken White, aka .
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Bob Cohn Mar 22
Just another day of reporting for ...
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Bob Cohn Mar 21
Don't worry -- you'll probably lose them before the batteries expire anyway.
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Andrew Phelps Feb 19
I love working at The Atlantic because I can google “frederick douglass atlantic” and I land on Frederick Douglass’s author page
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Bob Cohn Mar 19
Terms I learned in our digital subscription meeting today: screen estate, the growl, trigger page, modal....
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Bob Cohn Mar 19
In 2003, Sandra Day O'Connor wrote that race-based affirmative action would not be necessary within 25 years. But in 2017, she confessed to biographer Evan Thomas "that may have been a misjudgment." (And this is a good time to read about univ admissions!)
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Bob Cohn Mar 5
This story is important -- and depressing.
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