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This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • Will Trump back women’s museum?

    The two main proponents of the bipartisan push, which has been going on for years, both have ties to the real estate mogul.



  • New scholarship coming to Mormon lessons, but will instructors really teach it?

    For more than a century, Mormons have been telling a straightforward story of their movement's founding, prophetic leadership and believers. During the past few years, however, they have been confronted with a dramatic retelling, with fresh details, context and examples of human foibles fleshing out — and sometimes debunking — the familiar facts they have always believed.



  • Auschwitz survivor asks Austrians to remember the past

    A holocaust survivor has issued an appeal - now going viral - to young people in Austria urging them to think carefully about who they vote for in the upcoming presidential election, to stop history from repeating itself.



  • War Is Peace. Freedom Is Slavery. Trump Won In A Landslide.

    Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, has been touting her boss’s margin of victory in the Electoral College. But in a historical context, Trump’s Electoral College performance is decidedly below-average.



  • What is an emolument and why do we care?

    President-elect Donald J. Trump might have some unique decisions to make about how his business assets are managed as he serves in the White House, thanks to an obscure constitutional clause.