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The fight to defund Planned Parenthood has very little to do with abortions

Thursday morning, Planned Parenthood launched a national campaign focused on keeping Republicans in Congress from gutting the healthcare law, and from passing legislation to "defund" the organization.<p>While politicians have popularized the term "defunding" when talking about stripping federal funds …

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Donald Trump joins the War on Christmas brigade: “If I become president, we’re all going to be saying Merry Christmas again”

<b>(AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>“Maybe we should boycott Starbucks?” Trump floats, jumping on the anti-red cup rage<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>November 10, 2015 3:10pm (UTC)<p>During a stop in Springfield, Illinois on his way to tonight's fourth GOP presidential debate in Milwaukee, Donald Trump told a record-breaking crowd …

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“Albert is an old fool”: Einstein vs Schrödinger in battle of the Nobel laureates

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>Einstein & Schrödinger were friends then competitors in hunt for Grand Unified Theory. A media war tore them apart<p>Paul Halpern<p>April 18, 2015 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat”<p>This is the tale of two brilliant physicists, the 1947 media war that tore apart …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

Outlander: “The Reckoning”

Through the ups and downs of the front half of <i>Outlander</i>’s first season, its greatest strength always remained Claire. As the show’s protagonist, the …

We’re Looking For Alien Life On Bizarre ‘Eyeball Planets’

It’s easy for us Earthlings to imagine life evolving on planets like ours. But there are exoplanets out there that strain the imagination. Take …

A Bohemian Family Vacation

“Easter and Oak Trees,” the earliest work of the Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen, is more like a family album than a formal book of photography. The project unveils a collection of previously unpublished photographs—a rich and intimate record of unguarded familial moments captured by a young …

Postcard from Peru: Boxing for a Dream

The city of Callao is the main port of Peru, one of its most dangerous places, and also a major proving ground for many of Peru’s première boxers. “This sport has always been a window of opportunity for young people,” the photographer Sebastián Enriquez told me. “It is an area where many of the …

The Celebrity Masks of George Cukor

The complete retrospective of George Cukor’s films that opens at Film Society of Lincoln Center today is a lesson in the very essence of movie authorship. (I wrote about the retrospective in the magazine this week.) Throughout his fifty-one-year-long career as a director, from 1930 to 1981, Cukor …

Sony Alpha A7 and A7R review

Every once in a while, a product comes along that changes the dynamic of an entire industry. The iPhone did it in 2007, the Mustang did it in 1964, and Converse did it with the All Star sneaker way back in 1917. Now, Sony is poised to upend the camera industry with the new Alpha A7 and A7R …

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Relentless winter storm refuses to give respite to commuters, air travelers

A blast of winter weather knocked out power to thousands and wiped hundreds flights off the boards Monday after causing dozens of wrecks, including one that tangled up about 50 cars, on snowy and icy roads in the Northeast.<p>Major cities along the East Coast faced a tough commute to start the …

Tech unites on NSA eavesdropping

Apple, Google, Facebook and other top technology companies on Monday took their strongest stance to date against sweeping government surveillance that collects vast amounts of data — but they also urged countries not to react to U.S. snooping by walling off the Internet.<p>The three industry giants — …

Kuwait protesters cleared over storming of parliament

<b>Seventy opposition activists, including nine former MPs, have been acquitted on charges relating to the storming of the Kuwaiti parliament in 2011.</b><p>Hundreds entered the building after a protest demanding that then-PM Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah step down.<p>The ruling by judge Hisham Abdullah …

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Indonesian train collides with fuel truck

At least 10 people died when a commuter train collided with a fuel tanker in Indonesia's capital, sending a fireball of orange flames and black smoke into the air.<p>The accident in southern Jakarta killed the train engineer and at least nine others. A burnt-out passenger car was seen lying on its …

Your Questions About The American Health Care Act

With a new White House push to promote the Affordable Care Act well underway, the question is whether an improved HealthCare.gov site and onslaught of positive talking points will be enough to bolster Senate Democrats facing tough races in 2014.<p>One re-election fight to watch is Democratic Sen. …

French troops begin disarming CAR fighters

French troops in the Central African Republic have clashed with rebels they are trying to disarm in a bid to end violence between rival armed groups which has killed hundreds of people since last week.<p>Shooting erupted on Monday near the airport as the troops searched for weapons in the capital …

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