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September 2, 2014

Labor's Fast Food Campaign Is Getting Real

If you want a burger and fries on Thursday, you may have to cross a picket line.

September 1, 2014

What ISIS's Leader Really Wants

The longer he lives, the more powerful he becomes.

August 31, 2014

The Ten Worst-Paying Jobs in America

It's Labor Day—time to remember everybody who works, but particularly those who don't make a lot of money.

Happy Labor Day. Are Unions Dead?

No, says an expert and former labor official. But they're in trouble.

Science Does Not Support the 'Rule of Seven' for Relationships

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are A-OK. 

August 30, 2014

I Didn't Realize How Addicted My Kids Were to Sugar—Until I Took It Away

Here's what happened when I replaced sweets with veggies.

August 29, 2014

What Your Choice of Cafe Says About You

Cities around the world suffer from “sundown segregation.”

How Scientists Captured the Brains of Amis and McEwan

Novels by both authors seems to be creaking under the burden of researched fact and rehearsed message, but there was a time when their impulses flowed in the opposite direction.

The Great Architect Rebellion of 2014

This year's Venice Bienale demolishes the popular notion of modernism in architecture.

AIPAC Is in Decline—But So Are Hopes for a Two-State Solution

The important takeaways from a new investigation into the Israel lobby.

The Heartbreaking Stories That Filled My Notebook After 9/11

David Grann reports on the families of 9/11 victims as they search for their lost loved ones.

Give Palestine—Not the U.N.—the Money, Responsibility, and Glory

What the UNRWA's representative in D.C. misunderstands about our argument.

Will the NFL's Domestic Violence Rule Backfire?

Commissioner Roger Goodell admits a mistake, revises league policy, and sends a powerful message—one the experts say will make a difference.

These Are the Stories of Daily Struggle in America

A few dollars can make a big difference.

August 28, 2014

Why the $#&@! Did Your Airline Cancel Your Flight Today? They Had a Very Good Reason.

An airline-industry expert explains why you get screwed over—and how to avoid it.

Can "Doctor Who" Survive an Older Leading Man?

Can "Doctor Who" survive an older leading man?

FedEx Refuses to Treat Your Friendly Delivery Guy Like a Real Employee

And an important new court ruling could change that.

Miss de Beauvoir, Meet 'Alien v. Predator'

The pastiche poetry of Michael Robbins.

Russia Is Burying Soldiers in Unmarked Graves Just to Conceal Their Role in Ukraine

This kind of behavior is nothing new for the Russian army.

Putin Will Never, Ever Admit That Russia Has Invaded Ukraine

Evidence of Russian casualties in Ukraine will not force the president's hand.

Kids Are Exposed to More Fat Shaming on TV Than Adults

Over 50 percent of the shows studied featured insults about people's weight. 

Remember This Moment When the Next Financial Crisis Strikes

The SEC could have fixed our broken rating agencies. It whiffed.

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