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How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival (NPR Fresh Air, 3/30) As this new religious revival is sweeping the country and taking on new political tones, the phrase 'one nation under God' seizes the national ...

Now on Fortune(Time, 3/28): Apple's Tim Cook leads different   Mercedes-Benz to Launch Pickup Truck by 2020   Biotech “bubble” popped, time to buy again?   A tale of money, sex and power: The Ellen Pao and Buddy Fletcher affair   Monsanto lobbyist refuses to drink weed killer on live TV   U.S. Post Office gets an $18 billion gift from taxpayers every year   The resume gap: Gender differences lead to tech's poor diversity   Intel is considering its biggest acquisition ever   In reversal, crash-hit Lufthansa agrees to two-crew in cockpit rule   Jury clears Kleiner Perkins in gender discrimination case  

Featured(Time, 3/28): Josh Sanburn 12 Reasons Not to #BoycottIndianaMark Oppenheimer Lena Dunham’s Not an Anti-Semite, She’s Just CluelessIan Bremmer These 5 Facts Explain the State of IranEliza Gray 3 Ways to Fix FraternitiesKarl Vick Why the U.S. Is Fighting Beside Iran in Iraq and Against It in YemenAlice Park Why Angelina Jolie Chose Surgery–AgainDaniel D’Addario How Social Media Has Changed Pop .

COVER Cuba on the Cusp ... (Time, 3/26)  As U.S. policy softens, the island that time forgot prepares for change.   Unlocking the Secrets of PTSD   The Varsity Sport of the Virtual World   China Challenges America’s Financial Leadership   Vin Diesel: Self-Help Guru

Now on Fortune(Time, 3/21): Anand Giridharadas: 7 signs you are clueless about income inequality   How Biogen scored the most successful Alzheimer’s drug so far   5 surprising habits of the wealthy   Oil and gas industry groups sue over U.S. fracking rules   How Adrian Grenier plans to hold Dell to its sustainability goals   Despite Buffett's warning, dealmakers party on   Counterpoint: Groupon is not a success   Paczkowski rocks: Buzzfeed's star Apple reporter is earning his keep   Goldman Sachs does SXSW   8 Chicago startups to watch

Featured(Time, 3/21):  Ian Bremmer These Are the 7 Challenges of GlobalizationJessica Bennett Monica Lewinsky and Why the Word ‘Slut’ Is Still So PotentJack Linshi What Starbucks Can Learn About Race From ChipotleHaley Sweetland Edwards Will the Real Scott Walker Please Stand Up?  John Patrick Pullen How Twitter Is Beautiful, Terrible and Addictive All at OnceRana Foroohar Why You Can't Trust the Stock MarketJoe Klein Benjamin Netanyahu's Disgrace in VictoryMeghan McCain Aaron Schock Embarrassed and Betrayed Millennial Republicans.

COVER The Cancer Gap ... (Time, 3/19)   Diplomacy of Distrust in Iran   The Grandparent Deficit: Fertility Isn't the Only Biological Clock   Scott Walker: Playing to Win   The Squeeze on Elite Colleges

Now on Fortune(Time, 3/14):  Oil is back in the doldrums as the IEA warns of storage running over   U.S. coffee drinking grinds lower   Habit Grill Burger Chain Is Growing Faster Than Chipotle   Ellen Pao faces tough questioning from jurors in Kleiner Perkins sexism case   U.S. seeks billions from global banks in currency investigation   The crazy, true-life adventures of Norway's most radical billionaire   Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Sued in Real Estate Dispute   Used Yoga Pants: Lululemon and Others Have Secondary Market   You won't believe how much an average wedding in America now costs   A gobsmacked Jim Cramer gets an on-air call from Apple's Tim Cook

Featured(Time, 3/14):  Sean Gregory College Basketball Has Lost Its SoulJaclyn Friedman Why Disney’s New Cinderella Is the Anti-FrozenIan Bremmer 5 Stats That Explain the Super WealthyJeffrey Kluger Ground Zero in the Clutter Wars: My HouseRana Foroohar The Real (and Troubling) Reason for Cheap OilBryan Walsh The American Century Isn’t Over.

COVER The Clinton Way ... (Time, 3/12) They write their own rules. Will it work this time? America’s Clutter Problem   The Case for Sports Gambling in America   A Cinderella for Forever

Doctors, CDC Launch New Diabetes Prevention Effort (WebMd, 3/12) Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say.  The new program's goal is to make doctors aware that they should order blood tests to screen their patients for prediabetes, and refer these ...  US Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort(Us News& World Report, 3/12).  AMA, CDC Join Forces to Curb Diabetes(MedPage Today, 3/12)

Obama plans to make it easier to pay your student loans (WP, 3/10) President Obama signed a presidential memorandum Tuesday directing federal agencies to overhaul the way Americans repay their student ... What's missing in President Obama's plan for student loan reform (Yahoo Finance, 3/11) 

International Women's Day 2015 (UN Women – Headquarters, 3/8) Celebrated annually on 8 March, the 2015 theme for International Women's Day is the clarion call of UN Women's Beijing+20 campaign “Empowering Women,...  International Women's Day(International Women's Day) "The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human ...Emma Watson Q&A on Women's Day: 'If you stand for equality, then ... (, 3/8) Emma Watson held a live Q&A session on International Women's Day,  focusing on the need to build a unified movement of women and men to ...

Now on Fortune(Time, 3/7):  How to Get a Job With Mark Zuckerberg   Female Company President: "I'm sorry to all the mothers I worked with"   The crazy, true-life adventures of Norway's most radical billionaire   Apple Watch rumor round-up   15 reasons Warren Buffett is $72 billion richer than you, in one chart   The 25 coolest offices of the 100 Best Companies   Best companies to work for explanation   Benihana battle   Panasonic president Kazuhiro Tsuga: On Elon Musk, crisis, and culture   Porsche Macan: Test driving the brand's first compact crossover

Featured(Time, 3/7):  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Who Will Lead Black Americans?  Rana Foroohar The Real Meaning of $9 an HourJoe Klein  The Art of the DealCarey Wallace How to Parent Like an FBI AgentJeffrey Kluger Why Men Are More Narcissistic Than WomenIan Bremmer Boris Nemtsov and Russia’s Breaking Point.

COVER Jeb Bush: Next In Line ... (Time, 3/5) The family dynasty shaped his life. Now it’s complicating his campaign for the presidency.  Hard Math in the New Economy   The Art of the Deal   Björk’s Swan Song

House funds Homeland Security without immigration riders (USA Today, 3/3) Congress ended its seven-week impasse on funding the Department of Homeland Security as the House voted Tuesday to ...

Now on Fortune(Time, 2/28):  How Apple lost $533 million to an 8th-grade dropout patent troll   10 reasons the housing market could go ballistic this spring   Warren Buffett's annual zingers: Here are the 2015 letter's best one-liners   Warren Buffett on his successor: We have our man   Warren Buffett: My $100 billion blunder   How Warren Buffett stays young: "I eat like a six-year-old."   2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Class-killing American muscle   Warren Buffett: Berkshire's railroad BNSF 'disappointed' in 2014   Berkshire Hathaway after 50 years under Buffett: How does a 1,826,163% stock rise sound?   How Megyn Kelly’s husband, Sheryl Sandberg (and I) realized she’s a big deal

Featured(Time, 2/28):  Ian Bremmer 5 Disputed Numbers That Explain GeopoliticsJeffrey Kluger Why Leonard Nimoy MatteredRana Foroohar The Real Meaning of $9 an HourMax Boot Uproot the Enemy: The U.S. Should Send Troops to Fight ISISSara Zaske How to Parent Like a GermanJoe Klein Jeb Bush’s Sense and SensibilityKarl Vick Don’t Take the Bait: The U.S. Should Not Send Troops to Fight ISIS.

Congress OKs stopgap DHS funding bill, lawmakers remain at impasse in immigration fight (Fox News, 2/28) After a dramatic and chaotic day of votes, Congress late Friday approved a stopgap bill to keep money flowing to the Homeland Security Department past a midnight deadline and avert a partial agency shutdown -- though Congress is no closer to a long-term ...

Homeland Security heads toward shutdown as House fails to pass 3-week spending bill (WP, 2/27) The Department of Homeland Security moved closer to running out of money Friday after the House rejected a bill that would have kept the agency open for three more weeks.

COVER The War on ISIS ... (Time, 2/26) To the lurid butchers of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), the Pentagon says, Picture this: It's April in Iraq, the brief season of fine ...  Dog Interrupted: Psychotherapy for Pets   Obama’s Legacy on Trial   Madonna Stays in Vogue with Rebel Heart   Inside the World’s Largest Solar Power Plant

F.C.C. Votes To Regulate The Internet As a Utility (NYT, 2/26) FCC approves net neutrality rules to assert more govt authority over the Internet & provide equal opportunity for Internet speeds. New Ruling On Net Neutrality(NPR Diane Rehm Show, 2/26) The next chapter in the battle over net neutrality: An expected new ruling from the FCC to regulate the Internet as a public utility.  FCC Votes ‘Yes’ On Strongest Net Neutrality Rules(Time, 2/26)

Winners - The 87th Academy Award Winners and Nominees for the 2015 Oscars (, 2/23) The Oscars 2015 | 87th Academy Awards  

Now on Fortune(Time, 2/21): China's censors target streaming   Dow, S&P 500 close at new records as Greece gets a bailout extension   Lockheed Martin to pay $62 million to settle 401k lawsuit   The end of the dream: Greece bows to the inevitable   A female computer science major at Stanford: "Floored" by the sexism   Here are the stars who could win big by snagging an Oscar   10 Questions: Todd Pedersen, CEO, Vivint   '50 Shades of Grey' Is Already Being Pirated Online   Here's how you can win Shark Tank   Germany may have just put the nail in Greece's Euro zone coffin

Featured(Time, 2/21):  Katy Steinmetz  Making the Case For a New Kind of Manhood.   Ian Bremmer  5 Reasons Brazil Is Close to the Brink.   Charlotte Alter  The Uncomfortable Truth at the Oscars.   James Poniewozik  Two and a Half Men Stays True to Its Wicked Heart.   Ashley Ross  Why Every Woman Should Travel Alone.   Jeffrey Kluger  Facebook Must Shut Down the Anti-Vaxxers.

Sugar tax the new diet plan? Report outlines new guidelines (, 2/19) Americans should pay taxes on sugary sodas and snacks as a way to cut down on sweets, though they no longer need to worry about cholesterol, according to scientists helping to revamp dietary guidelines as U.S.

Featured(Time, 2/14):  David Von Drehle  David Carr’s Grand CaperJoe Klein  With Friends Like TheseIan Bremmer  China: The Winner in the Conflict Between Russia and the WestEliana Dockterman  Jon Stewart's Replacement Should Be a WomanJames Poniewozik  Jon Stewart, the Fake Newsman Who Made a Real Difference

COVER The New Age of Much Older Age ... (Time, 2/12) Everyone wants to live longer, and science is starting to make that happen. But living better will be the real challenge—and opportunity    CVS Wants to Be Your Doctor’s Office  The Men Who Would Be King  Beefed Up Burgers  Jon Stewart, Brian Williams and the Twilight of the Evening Stars

US Muslim Student Deaths Spark Worldwide Outrage (VoA, 2/12) Police continued to investigate the slaying of three Muslims in North Carolina Thursday. The victims' family and friends insist it was a hate crime ...

Facebook Heir? Time to Choose Who Manages Your Account When You Die (WSJ, 2/12) You can finally decide what happens to your Facebook account when ...

COVER Starbucks For America ... (Time, 2/5) Howard Schultz is transforming his company. Changing the country is going to be harder.   I'm Going Back to Indian Wells   Leaving Standardized Testing Behind   How Do You Solve a Problem Like Christian Grey?   In Search of the Real Nicki Minaj   Republicans’ Immune Deficiency  

Everything you need to know about measles (WP, 2/4) Measles is an extremely contagious respiratory infection caused by a virus. Once common in the United States, it was eliminated here in 2000 but is resurgent today, mostly because of the growing number of people who are refusing to vaccinate their children ...

Now on Fortune(Time, 1/31):  4 Super Bowl ads that should have never aired   How Megyn Kelly’s husband, Sheryl Sandberg (and I) realized she’s a big deal   Why Caterpillar's dismal earnings spell trouble for the global economy   Stock markets end a downbeat January   S'well CEO Sarah Kauss: 3 ways to improve your business in 2015   Meet Melinda Toporoff, the woman behind Puppy Bowl XI   What times the Super Bowl?   Russia's choice: save the ruble - or the oligarchs?   Soaring Super Bowl ticket prices in one wallet-busting chart   Big Oil needs to go on a diet now that the $100 a barrel party is over

COVER Baby, You Can Drive My Car, and Do My Errands, and Rent My Stuff… (Time, 1/29) Down and Out in Davos   Why It's So Hard to Talk to Our Daughters About Campus Rape    The Next Best Thing to a Cure for Diabetes    The Kingdom at the Crossroads    A Sleaze Is Born in Better Call Saul  

Editor Picks Religions For The First Norton Anthology of World Religions (NPR Fresh Air, 1/29) The anthology includes ancient and contemporary interpretations of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism. Editor Jack ...

Most Popular(time, 1/24):  14 Timeless Rules to Keep You Sane   Why Japan Lacks Sympathy for the Hostages Held by ISIS    Watch a Scientist Put ‘Deflategate’ Under the Microscope    What Happens If I Swipe My Debit Card as “Credit”?    Why Obama Wants to Tax College Savings    Bizarre Creatures Found Living Under Half a Mile of Ice    Patriots Coach Denies Wrongdoing After Internal Deflategate Investigation    The Real ‘Deflategate’ Scandal Is That Anyone Cares    Here’s How McDonald’s Makes Its French Fries    Watch a Little Boy Totally Freak Out Over His First Kiss

COVER The Cost of Cheap Gas... (Time, 1/22) Exploring the ramifications of cheap oil for the U.S., the world—and you.   Obama Is Ready to Rejoin the Battle   Thinking Outside The Can   How the Super Bowl Became Pop’s Biggest Stage   American Sniper’s Chances Rise in the Oscar Race

President Obama Delivers 2015 State Of The Union Address/'Tonight, We Turn The Page': Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda (NPR, 1/20) "It has been, and still is, a hard time for many" Americans, President Obama said in Tuesday night's State of the Union address. "But tonight, we ...

Poll Shows Majority of Blacks View King’s Dream as Unrealized (WSJ, 1/19) Black and White Americans Disagree on Equality, Opportunity and Racism in the U.S.

Unhealthiness of Sitting Not Offset by Exercise: Meta-Analysis (Medpage Today, 1/19)—All-cause mortality higher in those who spend a lot of time in chairs, irrespective of exercise.

Most Popular(time, 1/17): The True Story Behind American Sniper   9 Habits of People Who Are Always on Time   How Much Time Have You Wasted on Facebook?   Mystery Buyer Nabs Manhattan Penthouse for Record-Breaking $100 Million   Why Scientists Say Eating an Avocado a Day is a Major Health Benefit   Teens on the Run After Alleged Crime Spree Spotted in Florida   See These 11 Veteran Actors at the Very Beginning of their Careers   The Evolution of Girl Scout Cookies, From Grandma’s Kitchen to Your iPhone   President Obama Hosted a Private Screening With the Cast of Selma   Here’s What Happens When You Set Off Fireworks Beneath the Surface of a Frozen Lake

COVER The European Front... (Time, 1/15) The terrorist attacks in Paris have left the West searching for ways to defeat a patient, adaptable enemy. More than a million people marched in Paris on Jan. 11 to show ...   Paris Terrorist Attacks Aren't About Religion   How Elizabeth Warren Is Yanking Hillary Clinton to the Left   Mike Huckabee’s Encore in Iowa   Inside the Evangelical Fight Over Gay Marriage   Bright Lights, Broad City 

Oscars 2015: Full list of nominations (EW, 1/15/15)

COVER What I Learned From My $190,000 Surgery ... (Time, 1/8) The author of "America's Bitter Pill" recounts his own experience with our broken healthcare system.   Time to Build a More Secure Internet    Remembering Mario Cuomo    Selma: The Making of History    LIST: The 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time    LIST: The 100 Best Childrens Books of All Time

Most Popular (Time, 1/10):  Muslims in Neglected Paris Suburbs Worry Conditions Could Produce More Terrorists   Somersaulting Into America   Here’s What Paris Investigators Have Found So Far   Oscar-Nominated Producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Dies at 88   Here’s the New Trailer for Season 5 of The Walking Dead   Unlicensed Cambodian Medic Charged With Murder After Allegedly Spreading HIV   #blacklivesmatter Is the American Dialect Society’s 2014 Word of the Year   Creators Reveal Which Breaking Bad Characters Will Appear on Better Call Saul   Muslim Man Hailed as Hero for Actions in Kosher Grocery Store Attack   AMC Sets Date for Don Draper’s Return in the Final Episodes of Mad Men

New Antibiotic Stirs Hope Against Resistant Bacteria  (NYT, 1/7)  An unusual method for producing antibiotics may help solve an urgent global problem: the rise in infections that resist treatment with commonly used drugs, and the lack of new antibiotics to replace ones that no longer work.   Antibiotics: US discovery labelled 'game-changer' for medicineBBC News   In Depth:Has Antibiotic Resistance Been Solved?Forbes   Wikipedia:Teixobactin  

New York Times Food Writer & Columnist Mark Bittman (Kojonnamdi Show, 12/31, 9/14) Not everyone has the time or the interest to prepare meals like a classically- trained chef. But New York Times columnist and food writer Mark ...    In The Kitchen With Mark Bittman: Fast Recipes (The Kojo Nnamdi Show Blog, 12/9/14)

Most Popular (Time, 1/3):  Why I Took My 7-Year-Old to a Tattoo Parlor   45 Quick Changes That Will Help Your Resume Get Noticed  Medicine Is About to Get Personal    The 25 Best Inventions of 2014    NYPD Chief Calls for Respect at Slain Officer’s Wake and Funeral    The 10 Best Apps For Your New Mac    15 Shows We’re Curious to Watch in 2015    4 Habits That Will Make You Healthier and Wealthier in 2015    Ready to Shiver? Arctic Air to Put America on Ice    6 Things We’re Glad Back to the Future Got Wrong About 2015

Researchers detect new role for proteins (BioScholar News, 1/2/15) A study has shown for the first time that the building blocks of proteins can be assembled without instructions from DNA or messenger RNA (mRNA).  Related Proteins » Amino acids »  Going against all we know: This protein doesn't need DNA to build other proteinsRaw Story   Defying textbook science, study finds new role for proteinsPhys.Org  Trending on Google+:Scientists Discover the First Protein That Can Edit Other ProteinsWired   






























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