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Feature: The Compost King of New York

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:20 GMT

Charles Vigliotti at his compost facility in Yaphank, N.Y.What happens to food scraps after the city takes them? Soon a large fraction will wind up on Long Island, where Charles Vigliotti hopes to turn them into profit.

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Feature: Will Obamacare Really Go Under the Knife?

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:55:53 GMT

Republicans spent almost seven years waging a battle to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Finally, they are set up for victory — or a new kind of disappointment.

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Eat: In Praise of the Prune

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:00:02 GMT

Frangipane-prune tart.A frangipane tart that showcases the pleasures of the dried fruit.

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The Ethicist: What’s a Liberal to Do When His Spouse Is a Trump Zealot?

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:15 GMT

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on navigating political differences in a marriage and how to handle relatives’ anti-Arab prejudice.

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Feature: The Age of Rudeness

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:02 GMT

As the social contract frays, what does it mean to be polite?

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Lives: The Cat Named Morphine

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:00:01 GMT

Allaying suspicions on the Ukrainian front, with some unexpected assistance.

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Notebook: YouTube’s Monster: PewDiePie and His Populist Revolt

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:28:12 GMT

How YouTube’s biggest star took a bizarre career turn, and what it tells us about the nascent politics of social platforms.

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Tip: How to Discover a Species

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:00:01 GMT

Go to poorly sampled places. Look in museums too.

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Feature: The Dirty Projectors Go Solo

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:00:03 GMT

David Longstreth in his studio earlier this month.The band created one of indie rock’s most indelible sounds, built around the collaboration of David Longstreth and Amber Coffman. Now he’s reinventing their music without her.

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Letter of Recommendation: Letter of Recommendation: Presidential Biographies

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:00:01 GMT

A sample from the author’s collection of presidential biographies.These books don’t tell you that everything is going to be O.K. but rather that nothing was ever really O.K. to begin with.

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Talk: Marilyn Minter Finds Art in the Female Form

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:01:59 GMT

Marilyn MinterThe visual artist on her explicit aesthetic, activism in art and supporting younger feminists.

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First Words: Is the ‘Anthropocene’ Epoch a Condemnation of Human Interference — or a Call for More?

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:00:14 GMT

When some climate scientists began saying we’d entered a new epoch, they meant to draw attention to human effects on climate. Now, to their dismay, it’s become a tech call to arms for more disruption.

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On Sports: Should Athletes Stick to Sports?

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:00:03 GMT

How the current moment has changed the pressures on players, coaches and other to speak out or be silent.

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