Abigail Jones

Stories by Abigail Jones

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    The Age-Old Old Age Problem Faced By Baby Boomers

    Baby boomers aren’t ready to curl up in a Snuggie and die; too many foster kids and wounded vets don’t have the support they need. There’s a solution that addresses both problems.
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    America’s Best and Drunkest

    Dartmouth’s beloved drinking game embodies everything edifying and horrifying about campus life
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    Beauty in Tragedy

    The ruins of the Catskills great resorts make for stunning photographs and grim history lessons
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    Photos: The Fall of the Catskills

    The Catskills were once a potent and affordable draw for Jews seeking to escape the suffocating heat, grating work conditions and anti-Semitism.
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    Who’s Your Sugar Daddy?

    A new documentary wants you to think differently about what it means to pay for sex
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    Geek Mythology

    Mike Judge, who can mine comedy out of both propane and the profane, has gone digital with Silicon Valley
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    Everything is Awesome

    The vast world of Lego gets star treatment in a new documentary
    European Edition Version
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    Making Menthol Uncool

    Advocates call for a ban on the smoke of choice for four in five African-American smokers
    European Edition Version
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    Her Biggest Race

    Erika Brannock, who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, plans to stand up and cheer at the 118th marathon
    European Edition Version
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    The Unforgettables

    When a parent or spouse has Alzheimer’s, caregivers need support too
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    Our Lost Generation

    Alzheimer's afflicts more than 5 million Americans, but funding to fight it is a fraction of what is spent on cancer or diabetes
    European Edition Version
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    The Post-Feminist Flash Gordon

    She went viral in shoulder pads and a helmet, running over, around and through the boys, and now Sam Gordon is looking forward to a bigger challenge… and fifth grade
    European Edition Version
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    Gloria Steinem at 80

    America’s most prominent feminist on what young girls think, bias in journalism, religion and Republicans who used to be Democrats
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    The Frozen Closet

    As the Sochi Olympic Games kick off, everyone’s talking about homophobia in Russia, but nobody’s talking about figure skating’s gay problem
    European Edition Version
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    Sex and the Single Tween

    ‘They grow up so fast’ used to be a wistful sigh; now it’s a panicked cry for help from parents watching their 10-year-old daughters critique Miley Cyrus’s twerking and discuss oral sex with their friends
    European Edition Version
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    A Lockerbie Widow's Twenty-Five-Year Crusade

    Only after she threatened to tell the press how unhelpful Pan Am was being did the airline finally confirm her husband had indeed perished on Flight 103.
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    Murder in the Air

    Twenty-five years on, a Lockerbie widow recalls the day she lost a husband and her three small children lost a father
    European Edition Version
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    Some Art’s Painful by Design

    To protest the police state a Russian performance artist mutilates himself in a way that is shocking, but not as novel as it sounds.
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    Some Art’s Painful by Design

    To protest the police state a Russian performance artist mutilates himself in a way that is shocking, but not as novel as it sounds
    European Edition Version
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    Vino? No Thanks. We’re Italian

    As the nation’s wine exports soar, the beverage is getting less amore at home
    European Edition Version