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The Potential Impact Of American Intervention In Syria

The Obama administration is making a case to Congress this week for punitive airstrikes on Syria. Much of the conversation in Washington centers on American interests in the region and on whether an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government necessitates a global response. We get a perspective from a Washington-based Syrian activist and scholar and examine the long-running conflict between opposition forces and the ruling regime.

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A 'Wiener-Dog' Sows The Seeds Of Tragedy In New Film

Todd Solondz's new film consists of four episodes linked by a female dachshund, who has four different owners and four different names. Critic David Edelstein calls Wiener-Dog tragic and inspiring.
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Nothing Says 'Hip' Like Ancient Wheat

Many consumers in North America and Europe are willing to pay a premium for nutritious, organic grains. That makes the market ripe for a revival of millennia-old bread wheat, some plant breeders say.
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Elizabeth Warren Campaigns With Hillary Clinton, Goes After Donald Trump

In their first appearance together of the 2016 campaign, the progressive hero and Massachusetts senator enthusiastically endorsed the presumptive nominee.
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Human Or Machine: Can You Tell Who Wrote These Poems?

Can a computer write a sonnet that's indistinguishable from what a person can produce? A contest at Dartmouth attempted to find out. With our online quiz, you too can give it a try.

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