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Solving Syria

Is there a realistic way for America to help stop the civil war?
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Elite colleges are grading too leniently—and that exacerbates inequality.
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The Story of Willie

Nashville rejected him as a singer, but he turned out to be one of the best songwriters in history. This is how Willie Nelson—poet, author, activist, cowboy, outlaw, outcast, misfit, and everyman—became the enduring face of American music.
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The Show That Changed the World

Whether the 1913 Armory show was about shocking the public or bringing European sensibilities to American shores, its bottom line is clear: it sold Americans on modern art.
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The Once and Future King

The newly born Prince of Cambridge is expected to live and rule into the 22nd century. What will his realm look like more than 50 years from now?

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Robert Langdon, the long-suffering but durable Harvard professor who is the protagonist in The Da Vinci Code and several other Dan Brown novels, has a thing for Harris Tweed. No, make that passion, verging on obsession. At one point in Brown’s new novel, Inferno, Langdon discovers another character sewing a secret pocket into his jacket. “The professor stopped and stared as if she had defaced the Mona Lisa,” Brown writes. “You sliced into the lining of my Harris Tweed?” Langdon erupts in what may his most emotional moment in the entire novel.

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