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Health Jan 19

Edgar Allan Poe’s greatest mystery was his death

A man was discovered lying in the gutter, confused, bedraggled, and under the influence. Shabbily dressed (in someone else’s clothing, as it turned out), Edgar Allan Poe was in dire need of medical assistance.


Arts Jan 17

An annotated page from ‘Heart’

Many of the experiments surgeons performed in the 1950s brought us to our current understanding of the human heart, but "would not pass muster with any institutional review board today," Sandeep Jauhar writes.


Politics Jan 19

Trump offers a ‘Dreamers’ deal for border-money proposal

President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democrats give him $5.7 billion for his long-promised border wall.

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