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Survivors of the Armenian Genocide

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Nazik Armenakyan has spent the last decade in a desperate race against death: She has been scouring Armenia searching for survivors of the Armenian genocide. She is determined to photograph them and provide an enduring document of their experiences a century ago. Although she found 45 survivors, she has sometimes ...

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New York Times continues to flunk geography

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When the paper published an opinion piece about the new hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners, “a rash of readers” objected, according to Liz Spayd, its public editor – who insulted with her word choice even as she backed their case. The readers were angered, she suggested, by a “distorted characterization” ...

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This May Be the Deadliest Creature on Earth

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We squash mosquitoes with our enormous hands. We poison-bomb them from spray trucks and airplanes. We irradiate them, drain their habitats, breed them experimentally in laboratories to confound their DNA. We’ve known for more than a century that a mosquito’s bite can pass on brutal disease: Zika is the virus ...

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