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The nine-second video featuring members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma singing a racist chant has sparked anger and confusion for many millennials across the country. Students held protests on campuses and took...
Do you know what you’re agreeing to when you click “I agree” on a website’s terms of service form? In all likelihood, the answer is no. To read just the privacy statement from every different website they visit in a year, Americans would have to...
Can’t help but share the latest photo of your baby on Facebook? You’re not the only one. Photo by Flickr user Austin Marshall. You’ve seen them in your Facebook feed. Maybe you’re one yourself — a parent who shares. A lot. A “...
An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with laser guided munitions and Hellfire missiles, flies a combat mission over southern Afghanistan. The ACLU is suing the federal government over drone missile strikes. Photo by Lt. Col. Leslie Pratt/U.S. Air Force WASHINGTON...
Listen to Thomas Dooley read “Aunt Peggy” from his debut collection, “Trespass.” When Dooley was writing this poem, he was preoccupied with understanding forgiveness. “What is a therapeutic response to something? It’s such a personal thing,...
A woman holds onto her hat against the wind during a snow storm in Boston on Feb. 2. On Sunday, the city broke its snowfall record with 108.6 inches this season. Photo by Dominick Reuter/Reuters Three inches of snowfall on Sunday capped what has...