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It’s time for America to stop starving its libraries of funding.

Classroom

Are online schools a better option for teen moms—or just a high-tech version of schools that once hid pregnant girls from shame?

Pathways School

Dozens of dedicated programs for pregnant and parenting teens have been shut down in recent years as teen pregnancy rates have plunged and cash-strapped cities and states have looked for ways to save money.

Caitlyn Jenner

Gender is self-determination, and Caitlyn Jenner’s seizing that self-determination in such a public fashion will save lives.

Hillary Clinton

Clinton is running as a feminist—and that matters for all women.

Twenty-one states have refused to expand Medicaid, leaving millions of sick Americans without decent healthcare. 

Graduation

Does this really sound like an education to you or does it sound more like a Ponzi scheme?

Khairullozhori Matanov, a friend of the Boston bomber, is being sentenced under a law whose purview is growing disturbingly wide.

Ota Benga

What the ugly history of a 1906 Bronx Zoo exhibit tells us about ourselves today.

After a dozen years of foot-dragging, regulators are doing something about the toxins.

Blogs

"Margaret Mitchell gives us our Civil War through Southern eyes exclusively, and no tolerant philosophy illumines the crimes of the invaders."

June 30, 2015

Facebook and Google have been trying to increase diversity for a year, to little result.

June 29, 2015

Bree Newsome showed remarkable political courage. She also perhaps gave a template for reimagining sports.

June 29, 2015

"She acquired a reputation upon the smallest of down payments and then, like the honest debtor she is, set about the unpleasant business of earning the fame she already enjoyed."

June 29, 2015

"The immediate task of suppling military aid falls on us, and there is no question that it will be discharged."

June 27, 2015

Kennedy’s gay marriage ruling may have been schmaltzy, but such sentimentality about marriage enabled today’s triumph.

June 26, 2015

And the GOP presidential contenders are leading the charge.

June 26, 2015

"What the people of the world profoundly desire is something which will not mirror their conflicts but resolve them, which will dispel their fears and satisfy their hopes."

June 26, 2015