Newsletter

Newsletter

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By Jonathan Pitts From the moment that Dr. Jeffrey Davis first saw the Allegany County Courthouse complex nearly 30 years ago, the monument to the...

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By Chris Mooney In an ambitious study that represents the latest merger between big data approaches and the quest to conserve the planet, scientists have found that across...

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By Robert P. Jones For most of the country’s history, white Christian America—the cultural and political edifice built primarily by white Protestant Christians—set the tone...

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By Chris Mooney The speculation is over: Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, is Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick. Recognized as a social conservative, Pence also aligns...

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By Isaac Chotiner On Friday, a coup attempt by elements of the Turkish military—the longtime adversaries of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the country’s demagogic (but democratically...

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By Ben Winslow and Matt McDonald A federal appeals court has granted Planned Parenthood's restraining order against the state of Utah, prohibiting Governor Gary Herbert...

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By David Devadas If a successful coup in 1977 promoted Islamism in Pakistan, a failed coup seems likely to have the same effect in Turkey....

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By Nicholas Bakalar Swordfish are among the fastest fish in the ocean, and now scientists may have found at least one reason: The fish secrete...

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By Jessica Contrera Bill Nye the Science Guy doesn’t believe that a gargantuan wooden boat filled with pairs of wild animals once floated across a flood...

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By Bob Allen Missouri’s ban on taxpayer funding for churches does not represent hostility toward religion but rather is a time-tested means of protecting religious...