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What We’re Following Executive Anger: President Trump has threatened to order the Department of Justice to investigate the Obama White House, after reports that an informant fed intelligence to the FBI about possible Russian interference in the 2016 ...
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<em>The Atlantic</em> Politics & Policy Daily: Obama Pivots to Video

-Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey) Today in 5 Lines Following a meeting between President Trump and top law-enforcement and intelligence officials, the White House announced that Chief of Staff John Kelly will convene a meeting with the FBI, ...
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The Pope’s Turnaround on Sex Abuse May Have a ‘Tsunami Effect’

The Vatican is working through an extraordinary series of events related to child sex abuse. Last month, Pope Francis apologized for “grave errors” in the way the Catholic Church handled sex-abuse cases in Chile, where a bishop, Juan ...
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Last week in tech: The whole world is going premium

Technology Microsoft’s awesome new Xbox controller, OnePlus 6 smartphone, and download our new podcast. We’re living in a life in a post-Yanny world. Source: tech nology ...
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When You’re Not Just the Product on Facebook, but the Manager

In the near future, if Facebook fulfills its stated goal, a billion people will be part of a “meaningful group” on the service, up from 200 million now. By the company’s definition, a meaningful group is a Facebook ...
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Travel Monday: A Photo Trip to Southeast Alaska

Southeast Alaska, or the Alaska Panhandle, is a narrow strip of coastal islands and mountains that stretches more than 500 miles along the Pacific Ocean. It is home to Alaska’s capital city of Juneau, and was once the ...
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How to Get Scotch Tape off of a Work of Art

Sticky tape was first invented in the mid-19th century, and it’s been making conservators’ lives hell ever since. “Tape is the bane of the conservator’s existence,” says Margaret Holben Ellis, a professor of paper conservation at New York ...
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This Is Real Jailhouse Rock

Call it whatever you want—jailhouse rock, incarcerated funk, prison soul. But any way you slice it, Edge of Daybreak’s Eyes of Love is a singular achievement in music history. Recorded live in prison by incarcerated musicians during a ...
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Taliban issue attack warning, ask Kabul residents to stay away from 'military centres'

Top target The Taliban warned Kabul residents on Monday to avoid “military centres” in the heavily fortified city, saying they are planning more attacks in the Afghan capital where civilians have long borne the brunt of casualties. The ...
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