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The War on Teacher Tenure
It’s really difficult to fire a bad teacher. A group of Silicon Valley investors wants to change that

Which Republican Party?
Even if it captures the Congress, rivalries could hamper the GOP in power

12 Answers To Ebola’s Hard Questions
From hospital safety to travel bans, the facts you need to know

Why Kobani Matters
A border town in Syria becomes ground zero in the U.S. air war against ISIS

Harvard in Hot Water Over Sexual-Assault Policy
Critics say new procedures overcorrect for the problem of rape on campus

Kansas City Baseball Goes Back to the Future
The surprise World Series trip shows how the game is changing

The Apple Pay Effect
McDonald’s, Walgreens, Bloomingdales and more are backing mobile payment

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Fear Loves Company: Don’t Watch These New Horror Movies Alone
Annabelle, Ouija and more to catch this Halloween season

Paradigm Swift
On her new album, Taylor Swift goes full-throttle pop

The Queen Is Dead in King Charles III
A new West End play makes a bold move

Matisse’s Great Paper Chase
At MoMA, a dazzling display of the ‘cut-outs’

Whassup, Brainiac?
After a dorky night out in L.A. with Weezer’s front man, I felt free to embrace my inner nerd

10 Questions With Mick Fleetwood
The drumming icon talks about Fleetwood Mac’s reunion, his new memoir and the need to be hot

Honor Thy Teacher

Campaign Inflation
The cost of campaigns has been growing at a staggering clip

Setback for Abe as Two Women Resign From Japan’s Cabinet


Ben Bradlee’s Electric Glow
A former Washington Post reporter remembers a legendary newspaperman who lived off gossip, palled around with the Kennedys and was the most celebrated editor of his time

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