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Why Augustus Should Be Remembered a...

Adrian Goldsworthy— Maybe sometimes a person can be too successful, or at least you are tempted to wonder this when you think about how Augustus is...

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Angry Birds: Russian Censorship of ...

Janice Ross— “Ballerinas dance anti-Putin Swan Lake in Odessa.”  The headline sounds like a set-up for a sketch comedy routine but it was deadly ea...

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Are Sharks Really the Biggest Threa...

Stephen P. Leatherman— Beaches are the most popular recreational areas in the United States; more than 200 million Americans trek to the shore each...

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Japan: Then and Now

Keiko Hirata— Sixty-nine years ago today, Hiroshima suffered the first nuclear attack in world history. Three days later, Nagasaki was similarl...

Arts & Culture

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Eugene O’Neill: A Life in Four Acts

Four seems to be Eugene O'Neill's lucky number. He was the recipient of four Pulitzer Prizes for Drama, the most won by any single playwrigh...

Current Affairs

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How Our Economic Hard Times are Breeding Social Anxiety

Follow @guardian_clark Exploring "Where is the Money?" in the current economic crisis also begs t...

History

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King’s Dream: Civil Rights and the History of Nonviolent Protest

On this day in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave what is widely hailed as the best political speech of the twentieth century. King famously ...

Religion

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A World Without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide (Author Interview Video)

Follow @yaleRELIbooks On the night of November 9, 1938, now known as Kristallnacht, the Nazis burned the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germa...

Social Science

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King’s Dream: Civil Rights and the History of Nonviolent Protest

On this day in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave what is widely hailed as the best political speech of the twentieth century. King famously ...

Science

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Are Sharks Really the Biggest Threat at the Beach?

Stephen P. Leatherman— Beaches are the most popular recreational areas in the United States; more than 200 million Americans trek to the ...

Books

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Eugene O’Neill: A Life in Four Acts

Four seems to be Eugene O'Neill's lucky number. He was the recipient of four Pulitzer Prizes for Drama, the most won by any single playwrigh...