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 2021-07-30 04:31 

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Photos of the Week: Wooden Troll, Violin Boat, River Mary...

Scenes from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, wildfires in Turkey and Russia, a spacecraft in Earth orbit, migrants crossing the Mediterranean, flooding in China, and much more...

 2021-07-29 20:42 

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Simone Biles Doesn't Need to Look Invincible...

Some commentators just don't get why the world's best gymnast put her own well-being first....

 2021-07-29 19:13 

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Archives of the COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic Donated to UCSF, in Partnership With the California Digital Library...

One-of-a-kind collection includes data and records from 15 months of the pandemic...

 2021-07-29 18:22 

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What Olympians Can Teach Us About Achievement and Happiness...

The promise of success can propel us forward, but it comes with pitfalls that can undermine the satisfaction of actually succeeding....

 2021-07-29 15:16 

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The MyPillow Guy Really Could Destroy Democracy...

In the time I spent with Mike Lindell, I came to learn that he is affable, devout, philanthropic—and a clear threat to the nation....

 2021-07-29 13:34 

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The Atlantic Daily: How the Government Learned to Waste Your Time...

The "time tax," one of our writers argues, is a scourge, and the government needs to take responsibility for it....

 2021-07-29 12:11 

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This Picture Has Major Moon Potential...

A newly discovered disk of cosmic dust around a faraway exoplanet could one day become something more....

 2021-07-29 11:33 

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The Lines of Connection...

States make millions off phone-call fees from incarcerated people, but the cost can be even higher for their families....

 2021-07-29 11:32 

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What Immigrants Know About Happiness...

The act of migration involves taking risks in pursuit of a meaningful reward, and having faith in the future. Everyone should try to live more like that....

 2021-07-29 11:27 

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The Invisible Tech Behemoth...

How has Microsoft escaped the scrutiny of reinvigorated antitrust regulators?...

 2021-07-29 11:01 

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Why So Many Millennials Are Obsessed With Dogs...

The only thing getting me through my 30s is a cranky, agoraphobic chihuahua named Midge....

 2021-07-29 11:01 

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How to Be Better at Being Lonely...

A new graphic novel argues that even though social isolation is extremely common, it is too easily maligned....

 2021-07-29 11:01 

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'How Does One Process Defeat?'...

A letter to a civilian who deployed to Afghanistan...

 2021-07-29 09:01 

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The Return-to-Office Existential Crisis...

Like it or not, the way we work has already evolved....

 2021-07-29 08:00 

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The Experiment Podcast: The Myth of the 'Student Athlete'...

The NCAA was created to protect students, so why have some student athletes gone hungry while their schools have earned millions? The Atlantic staff writer and former college athlete Adam Harris explains....

 2021-07-28 19:13 

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Photos of California's Dixie Fire...

Scenes from the Golden State's largest wildfire of 2021 so far...

 2021-07-28 18:50 

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Simone Biles and the New Language of Greatness...

In walking away from an Olympic event, the world's best gymnast rejected the false dichotomy between personal well-being and professional excellence....

 2021-07-28 17:04 

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Masks Give Vaccines a Better Fighting Chance...

"With Delta being such a dominant force, we need to include every layer we can think of," one expert said....

 2021-07-28 16:43 

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Gentle Encouragement Wasn't Going to Be Enough...

Amid widespread misinformation and antivaccine propaganda, pro football needed to put more pressure on players....

 2021-07-28 16:35 

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America Is Bad at Building Power Lines. Congress Should, Uh, Fix That?...

The climate depends on it, but so does the future of the U.S. economy....

 2021-07-28 15:03 

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The Unraveling of the Trump Era...

The Trump administration desperately wanted to cut government benefits, and it had outside help to do so. But very few of its new rules held up....

 2021-07-28 15:00 

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A Very Scientific Reason to Swab a Cat's Cheek...

Felines are adorable, and also full of genetic information that could teach us about how our own DNA is structured and controlled....

 2021-07-28 12:55 

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The Atlantic Daily: How to Process the New CDC Mask Guidelines...

The CDC updated its masking guidelines in light of the Delta variant's potential to infect the vaccinated. Try to take the news in stride....

 2021-07-28 12:00 

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Giving Birth Is Bad for Your Teeth...

The surprising link between motherhood and dental problems...

 2021-07-28 11:53 

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The Nation That Faced Down China...

Beijing's failed efforts to bully Australia have highlighted the limits of its power....

 2021-07-28 11:26 

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Check the Fine Print for That Remote Job...

Companies such as Nike and Oracle are happy to let you work from home—just not in Colorado....

 2021-07-28 11:16 

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The New Moral Code of America's Elite...

Two students went to Amy Chua for advice. That sin would cost them dearly....

 2021-07-28 11:01 

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I Found the Feminism I Was Looking For in the Lost Writings of a 17th-Century Priest...

Franois Poulain was ahead of his time—and ours....

 2021-07-28 10:45 

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Bob Moses Dreamed of What America Could Be...

The late civil-rights leader understood that grassroots organizing was key to delivering political power to Black Americans in the South....

 2021-07-27 23:26 

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Republicans Refuse to Reckon With January 6...

Just as striking as the officers' testimony today is GOP lawmakers' refusal to engage with it....

 2021-07-27 23:01 

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How Disgusting Are Mosquitos?...

A bug might not make you vomit, but can still evoke a distinct, avoidant reaction....

 2021-07-27 20:43 

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The End of Free Speech in Hong Kong...

The conviction of a pro-democracy activist is a watershed moment....

 2021-07-27 18:30 

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Democratic Leaders Are Betraying Black Voters...

If the Democratic Party is not upholding a racist double standard with its inaction, it is at least acquiescing to one....

 2021-07-27 17:18 

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HBO's Woodstock '99 Documentary Is a Dark Warning...

Just as concerts return, a new film reveals the cynicism and cultural rot that led to one of the most notorious shows ever....

 2021-07-27 15:11 

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The Atlantic Daily : Unvaccinated Is Different From Anti-Vax...

Why is only half of America vaccinated? Here's what we know about the remaining vaccine holdouts....

 2021-07-27 12:01 

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What Incarceration Does to a Marriage...

PTSD in former prisoners has been widely studied. But what follows the "vicarious imprisonment" of their free-world romantic partners?...

 2021-07-27 11:24 

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The IRS Is Targeting the Poorest Americans...

The agency doesn't track the race of those it audits, but predominantly Black counties have higher audit rates than predominantly white ones....

 2021-07-27 11:17 

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Military Readiness Depends on Getting Troops Vaccinated...

Service members need to be protected against the coronavirus. This isn't a close call....

 2021-07-27 11:01 

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Downplaying Crime Is a Disaster for Progressives...

There's no reason to accept this level of violence and suffering....

 2021-07-27 10:00 

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The Time Tax...

Why is so much American bureaucracy left to average citizens?...

 2021-07-27 09:00 

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They Fight California's Fires. What Are They Owed?...

Those risking their life on the front lines of California's wildfires earn a fraction of minimum wage....

 2021-07-26 18:08 

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Tokyo 2020: Images from the First Weekend of the Olympics...

Scenes from the first few days of Olympic competition in Japan...

 2021-07-26 14:40 

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Your Vaccinated Immune System Is Ready for Breakthroughs...

Getting COVID-19 when you're vaccinated isn't the same as getting COVID-19 when you're unvaccinated....

 2021-07-26 13:11 

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Introducing America In Person, The Atlantic 's new section about what it means to be an American...

America In Person launches with stories on evangelical churchplanting and the diverse internet subcultures created by the pandemic investing boom...

 2021-07-26 11:23 

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The Pandemic Might Have Changed Sex for the Better...

Many queer people are reimagining their own boundaries and thinking of this reentry period as a time for sexual self-discovery....

 2021-07-26 11:05 

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Why Millions of Americans Took Investing Into Their Own Hands...

Robinhood traders have earned the most attention, but they're only part of a larger story of class stagnation and distrust....

 2021-07-26 11:00 

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This Is the End of Affirmative Action...

What are we going to do about it?...

 2021-07-26 10:56 

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Latinos Will Determine the Future of American Evangelicalism...

The fastest-growing group of evangelicals in the country is poised to transform our religious and political landscapes....

 2021-07-25 12:01 

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Attention...

A poem for Sunday...

 2021-07-25 11:01 

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Nora Ephron's 3 Rules for Middle-Age Happiness...

Gather friends and feed them, laugh in the face of calamity, and cut out all the thingspeople, jobs, body partsthat no longer serve you....

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