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On Our Cover: In Defense of the Wild Child
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August 30, 2013

This week's cover story, by Elizabeth Weil, documents a new and disturbing trend in childhood education: emotional self-regulation.

9 Boring Buildings Turned Into Amazing Art
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August 20, 2013

The earliest form of street art developed a century ago, as murals in Latin America.

Who Should Buy the Paper?
The Sulzbergers say they’re not selling. But if they were...
August 19, 2013

"Evan Williams"—Nick Denton, owner of Gawker MediaDavid Paul Morris/Getty Images News “Evan Williams [who helped found Blogger and Twitter].

Eleven Pictures of Pope Francis Looking Humble
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August 18, 2013

He even rides the subway!

On Our Cover: The Perestroika Pope
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August 16, 2013

In this week's cover story, Damon Linker investigates how the man once known as Jorge Mario Bergoglio will change the future of Catholic Church. Since being elected Pope in March, Francis has heartened progressive Catholics with his focus on the poor

What Wendy Davis Looked Like 20 Years Ago
The famous filibusterer as a Harvard Law Grad in 1993
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August 16, 2013

The famous filibusterer as a Harvard Law Grad in 1993.

The Morning After the Cairo Massacre
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August 15, 2013

Egyptian security forces on Wednesday tore through two Cairo camps erected by supporters of the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi, a crackdown in which more than 500 have died.

The Koch Brothers Used to Be Basketball Stars
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August 14, 2013

In 1962, two of the Koch brothers were MIT basketball stars.

Nine Pictures of Russians Protesting for Gay Rights
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August 14, 2013

In The New Republic today, Julia Ioffe recounts eight horrifying and uplifting stories of being gay in the new Russia, amid hate crimes and the criminalization of "gay propaganda." Here are the Russian activists fighting against discrimination.

Eleven Astonishing Works of Art Made from Books
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August 13, 2013

The 25 contemporary artists featured in Art Made From Books (forthcoming from Chronicle Books) may use similar materials, but their work exhibits extraordinary range—themes that range from nostalgia and the passage of time, to history and nature, to

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