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Meanwhile in America: ‘New Americans’ in the Rust Belt

If you’ve read or heard about Erie, Pennsylvania, since the election, it’s likely to be with framing as “declining Rust… James Fallows Feb 1, 2017

Beyond Diversity

Jacob Myrick

The Poisoned Generation

The story of a decades-long lead-poisoning lawsuit in New Orleans illustrates how the toxin destroys black families and communities alike. Vann R. Newkirk II May 21, 2017
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'I Don't Want You to Get Shooted'

In a new video, Diamond Reynolds's 4-year-old daughter implores her to be quiet after Philando Castile's death. Yasmeen Serhan Jun 21, 2017 Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

Trump Appears to Fault Obama, Calls Otto Warmbier's Death a 'Disgrace'

He said the 22-year-old University of Virginia student “should have been brought home a long time ago” from North Korea. Krishnadev Calamur Jun 20, 2017
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Black Gotham

Memorializing Manhattan’s earliest African residents Jessica Leigh Hester July/August 2017 Issue Bettmann / Getty

The Architect of the Radical Right

How the Nobel Prize–winning economist James M. Buchanan shaped today’s antigovernment politics Sam Tanenhaus July/August 2017 Issue Reuters

Otto Warmbier Dies

The University of Virginia student who was imprisoned by North Korea was returned in a coma last week to his family. Yasmeen Serhan Jun 19, 2017 Matt Slocum / AP

A Mistrial in the Cosby Case

The jury was deadlocked after six days of deliberation, and prosecutors have vowed to retry the former actor and comedian. J. Weston Phippen Jun 17, 2017 Eric Miller / Reuters

Jury Acquits Officer Who Shot Philando Castile

Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter. J. Weston Phippen Jun 16, 2017

Is ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi Dead?

Russia says it’s investigating whether he was killed in an airstrike near Raqqa. Krishnadev Calamur Jun 16, 2017 Alex Brandon / AP

Turkish Guards Charged Over Violent Embassy Protest in Washington

A dozen members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail were recorded beating up protesters during a protest last month. Yasmeen Serhan Jun 15, 2017 Bryan Woolston / Reuters

Otto Warmbier's Father Says He's Proud of His Son, Praises Trump's Efforts

Fred Warmbier also said he didn’t believe North Korea’s explanation for why his son was in a coma. Krishnadev Calamur Jun 15, 2017 Bryan Woolston / Reuters

Otto Warmbier's Condition

The University of Virginia student, who was freed Tuesday by North Korea, is being treated at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Krishnadev Calamur Jun 14, 2017 Yuri Gripas / Reuters

Representative Steve Scalise Shot at a Baseball Practice

The House majority whip was among those hit when a gunman opened fire in suburban Washington, D.C. The Editors Jun 14, 2017
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The End of Yahoo

Verizon closed its acquisition of Yahoo for $4.48 billion, paving the way for the start of its new division called Oath. Yasmeen Serhan Jun 13, 2017 Kyodo / Reuters

North Korea Frees a U.S. Detainee

Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, has reportedly been evacuated to the U.S. in a coma. Krishnadev Calamur Jun 13, 2017 Mark Elias / Reuters

Adam West, Caped Crusader, Dies

The actor felt typecast by his iconic portrayal of Batman, but he later grew to embrace the role. J. Weston Phippen Jun 10, 2017 Reuters

Chelsea Manning's First Interview Since Her Prison Release

The former Army analyst accepted responsibility for the leak of classified information, but reaffirmed she had “a responsibility to the public.” Yasmeen Serhan Jun 9, 2017 Ammar Abdullah / Reuters

U.S. Calls Syria Airstrike Lawful—but Human Rights Groups Disagree

A military inquiry concluded there may have been one civilian casualty, but others estimate there were dozens. Yasmeen Serhan Jun 7, 2017
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James Clapper: Russia Investigation Worse Than Watergate

The former Director of National Intelligence said the 1970-era scandal “pales” in comparison to what the U.S. is confronting now. Yasmeen Serhan Jun 7, 2017 Reality Winner / Instagram / Reuters

Who Is Reality Winner?

The 25-year-old Air Force Veteran has been charged with mailing classified material to a news outlet. Krishnadev Calamur Jun 6, 2017 Matt Rourke / AP

Bill Cosby's Day in Court

The former actor appeared before a judge Monday to face accusations he drugged and raped a woman 10 years ago. J. Weston Phippen Jun 5, 2017 More Stories
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