Boys and Girls, I Have Terrible News…

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Steve Jaeger remembers the day that John F. Kennedy died. Where were you?

Aloha, Camelot: Remembering the Day JFK Died

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Mark Ellis, en route to Hawaii for a new life with his family, remembers the day the country grieved — and the day it began to heal.

“Would You Kill Hitler?” And Other Important Questions of Manhood

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Killing. Purpose. Time travel. What do these things have in common? The answer: manliness.

Robert F. Kennedy and Me

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On the 45th anniversary of his death, Deborah A. Lott describes the reaction to the assassination of Bobby Kennedy: in the Ambassador Hotel where he was scheduled to speak, and in the days and years after.

Malala Yousafzai Released From British Hospital

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Malala has reached a major milestone in her recovery, and has been moved to outpatient status.

Anger of Muslims, Part 2: Making Sense in 3D

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The violence in the Middle East makes sense when viewed from sufficient perspectives.

Strange Fruit

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Jackie Summers asks us to ignore, for a moment, the fact that threatening the life of a president is treason.

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Flash Fiction: An American Tragedy

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“There’s some foundational myth that adversity makes you better or stronger or whatever. That’s a nice thought, but it’s wrong.”

Did Tweeting Break News of Kim Jong Un’s Death?

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Kim Jong Un was reported dead earlier today by China’s Twitter. Is the average Joe (Jane, or Ji) able to handle the job of trained journalists, without the oversight?