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Harvard Yard

Relief and vindication

Members of Harvard and the higher education community react to the ruling in the admission lawsuit

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Winona Guo co-author of book

Choosing racial literacy

Sophomore Winona Guo co-wrote two textbooks, co-founded a nonprofit, and gave two TED Talks — most of it before she even graduated high school

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James Hoffa speaks with Robert F. Kennedy

A new hunt for Jimmy Hoffa

Law professor digs into the case to possibly solve the mystery of the disappearance — and to clear his stepfather’s name

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Legendary NY magazine editor Adam Moss

A Platonic ideal of a news website

Legendary editor Adam Moss leads a workshop with one assignment: Imagine a financially viable political publication with perfect coverage

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Peace Prize joint-winner Kailash Satyarth

To free every child

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s long struggle to protect rights of the young

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Nancy Pelosi

On the road to impeachment?

Harvard legal and political experts explore the thorny legal and political implications of trying to unseat Trump

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Aaron Bernstein standing in front of art

On climate, the young take the lead

In Q&A, Harvard pediatrician outlines upcoming global strikes, the rise in youth protests, and the concern over their health

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Tillerson panel

Tillerson’s exit interview

The former secretary of state details his frustrations on Iran, Israel, Russia, his revamp of the State Department, and his old boss

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John Bercow

On the Brexit hot seat

John Bercow, the colorful speaker of the House of Commons, details the political battle that has turned him into an unlikely celebrity

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Samantha Power

Humanizing global problems

Samantha Power says the desire to make positive change springs from understanding our connections as people

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Samantha Power interviewing Bosnian military

Like a fish out of a war zone

In an excerpt from her just-released memoir, Samantha Power recalls her experience going from Balkans war correspondent to Law School student — and her stumbles along the way

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Woman mourns at memorial

Want to stop mass shootings?

A public-health prescription: Tougher laws, an NHTSA for guns, and politicians who look more like America

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Matt Liebmann

Digging up the past

Archaeologist works with tribe to explore its history and to repair historic injustices

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broken glass

No visible bruises

Author and HLS scholar discuss the scourge of domestic violence

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Message in the dust

A student’s find in Peru offers a lesson in how archeologists piece together the stories of a people

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