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The Week That Was: More Extreme Weather, More Extreme Rhetoric From Trump, And A Last-Ditch (And Extreme) Effort To Repeal Obamacare
It was the week when a bellicose speech by the president was actually a relief from the natural disasters around us. All that and more from Tom Keane’s roundup of the top news headlines.
The Real Reason Harvard Threw Chelsea Manning Overboard
Offering the (soon-revoked) fellowship to Manning, writes Miles Howard, was an affront to one of Harvard's most intrinsic traditions: protecting today’s societal hierarchies. But the tale of another leaker, Henry Kissinger, ended very differently.