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Remember when you could dial a phone number and get a recording of the time? Adrienne LaFrance does:
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The last Democrat to get a Supreme Court pick past a GOP Senate was Grover Cleveland, writes Phillip Bump
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Adia Harvey Wingfield on how the concept of 'service with a smile' takes a toll on working women
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Why the U.S. should provide universal basic income: an argument by Annie Lowrey in :
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When daydreaming replaces real life, by Jayne Bigelsen and Tina Kelley
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How the new preschool is crushing kids, by Erika Christakis
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Elaina Plott 9h
Scoop: At least 10 House Dems have filed a petition to raise the number of votes needed to nominate a candidate for Speaker. It's seen as a direct shot at Pelosi, and will be voted on next week:
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Rachel Donadio 10h
Some thoughts on what I notice whenever I'm back in the U.S., including: glacial air conditioning; cars as big as studio apartments; chirpy customer service—any customer service; cheese that’s not so much cheese as oil poured into plastic; dismal Amtrak.
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A petition from House Democrats could complicate Nancy Pelosi's future as a potential speaker of the House, reports:
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Sarah Zhang 10h
His DNA test says 6 percent Native American and 4 percent African, and now he's suing to be certified a minority business owner
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First, Opportunity stopped communicating with Earth. Now, Curiosity is having some memory troubles. What's going on? reports
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To understand climate change, a photographer went to Greenland to document the process scientists used to measure melting glaciers. See how they worked, in this collection by :
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Alia Wong 10h
"Genetic variation is real, but the boundaries of racial categories are socially determined and have constantly shifted over the course of American history."
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“Certain women should be struck regularly, like gongs," read a quote on the yearbook page of Mark Judge, the classmate alleged to be a witness in the Brett Kavanaugh case. delves into his writings on sexual assault:
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Three major cartels are behind most of Africa's ivory-smuggling, according to a clever study that matched the DNA of tusks from different shipments, reports.
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There's no precedent for the Tesla Founder, or his tweets, writes .
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James Fallows 11h
The wheel turns; the night follows the day; the new Time Capsule installment appears. By me. 48 days to go.
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Joe Pinsker 11h
I'm working on a piece about teens' views on consent, and I'm trying to talk to young people from a variety of backgrounds. Are you a teen? Do you know a teen? I'd love to hear from you: joe@theatlantic.com
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. lists three other recent news items, aside from the Kavanaugh story, that could have longstanding repercussions:
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Ed Yong 12h
Replying to @edyong209
One detail in this story really crushed me: The elephant tusks that are seized from smuggled ivory shipments are getting smaller, because poachers are running out of full-grown adults to kill. Some of the tusks are barely pencil-sized.
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