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Many see India's election as a turning point in which the country may seek to redefine itself via Hinduism, its majority faith. Secularism has become "a four-letter word," says one expert.
Apr. 14, 2019
As families around the country fill their freezers with matzo balls and gefilte fish in preparation for the coming Passover Seder, a new book asks: What does it mean for a food to be Jewish?
Apr. 14, 2019
The multilingual boy-band juggernaut, SNL's first musical guest from South Korea, performed kinetically choreographed renditions of "Boy With Luv" and "MIC Drop."
Apr. 14, 2019
Don't talk politics with strangers, we're told. But these days, conversations with even those closest to us can be fraught. How are friends, families keeping things civil across the political divide?
Apr. 14, 2019
On the campaign trail he talks a lot about how being mayor since 2012 of the once-industrial city in northern Indiana has prepared him to be president of the United States.
Apr. 14, 2019
After a letter detailing the special counsel's principal findings — which the GOP saw as a vindication for Trump — the attorney general is expected to release the lengthy report, with redactions.
Apr. 14, 2019
The abrupt directive on Friday followed a breakdown in talks over proposed changes to the agreement that has guided the basic business relationship between writers and agents for the past 43 years.
Apr. 13, 2019
For millions of African-Americans who did not otherwise see themselves in the mainstream media, Ebony was more than a magazine. It was a public trust. This week marks its final chapter.
Apr. 13, 2019
A Philadelphia group hopes to open a site for people to use drugs under medical supervision. Faced with legal challenges, the group is making a moral and religious case for its proposed facility.
Apr. 13, 2019
Some environmentalists say food production needs a fundamental reboot, with crops that stay rooted in the soil for years, like Kernza, a prairie grass. Even General Mills says it likes the idea.
Apr. 13, 2019
A Venezuelan photographer travels to a Colombian coca-growing region and uses instant photography and drawings to portray a country in limbo.
Apr. 13, 2019
Concussions, broken bones, and torn ligaments are a few serious injury concerns in Quidditch — a new sport where the rules are still evolving, and players are testing the safety of them.
Apr. 13, 2019
The independent agency that provides legal protections to individuals revealing government waste or wrongdoing reports an uptick in those coming forward in recent years.
Apr. 13, 2019
The public health advocate came of age in India when homosexuality was outlawed. He reflects on his experiences in An Indefinite Sentence: A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex.
Apr. 13, 2019
Patti Saylor's son, Ethan, died after an encounter with law enforcement when he was 26. She believes the incident could have been prevented with better training.
Apr. 13, 2019

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