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Memories From The Lockdown Boston

Memories From The Lockdown

By Leah Hager Cohen

During the manhunt for the Marathon bombing suspects, people in and around Boston were told to “shelter in place.” Leah Hager Cohen recalls the strangeness of it all.

Fighting Money With Money Politics

Fighting Money With Money

By John Winters

After the Supreme Court’s decision on McCutcheon v. the FEC, here’s my takeaway: To anyone who favors the general Democratic platform, it’s time to dig deep and pump in that filthy lucre.

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Why Jokes Matter Humor

Why Jokes Matter

By Julie Wittes Schlack

Jokes are stories, mini-epiphanies. They help us see ourselves as others do, and as they disappear, or morph with time, we’re losing those opportunities for insight.

Flight 370 And The Fear Of Flying Psychology

Flight 370 And The Fear Of Flying

By David Ropeik

The Malaysia Airlines investigation has renewed questions about airline safety and security. But David Ropeik says the real danger is our own anxiety.

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