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President Joe Biden is looking to orient U.S. foreign policy so that it benefits the middle class, @PeterWSJ  reports.

In this week's "Homeroom," @FreireichAbby  and @BPlatzer  advise a parent whose child is spending an average of five or six hours on homework every night:

"In many state legislatures, ideology has triumphed over reality. Republican decisions are being driven not by what happened, but by rage-distorted misperceptions instead," @davidfrum  writes:

"The red pill" was a classic far-right meme. Now regular people are bragging about being "pilled" on everything from truffle oil to Adam Sandler movies, writes @kait_tiffany .

Grown-up shows about middle school arrived at a singular conclusion, @megangarber  writes: The best way to capture puberty’s reality is to embrace its surrealism.

The United States long ago lost sight of what it was doing in Afghanistan, @wesleysmorgan  writes in this excerpt from his new book:

Native Americans lived on land that’s now national parks long before the U.S. existed. In a new episode of #TheExperimentPodcast , Ojibwe historian @DavidTreuer  makes a case for giving the parks back.

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People generally don’t get happier as they get richer beyond a certain point. But that doesn’t mean that they can’t, @arthurbrooks  writes for this week's "How to Build a Life":

@arthurbrooks  Want to hear more from @arthurbrooks  and other experts about what it takes to be happy? On May 20 join Atlantic staff and special guests for a daylong exploration of the pursuit of happiness. Register here:

"The basic problem for Trump is that, despite his best and most nefarious efforts, he is no longer president. He just doesn’t matter that much now," writes @GrahamDavidA :

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5/5 While Trump took great interest in staging a military parade in D.C., sources say he rejected the idea of such a parade including wounded veterans, because “nobody wants to see that.”

A man coughed up a giant blood clot in the exact shape of the critical airway it had been blocking. Doctors aren't sure how it came out in one piece, writes :

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With @BTS_twt , the only constant is their duality—they’re Korean yet global, industry outsiders on the inside, equally skilled at intimacy and spectacle. @lenikacruz  talked with the artists about how they made the most of a difficult year:

Exclusive: In his first interview since serving as a key witness in the impeachment trial, Alexander Vindman tells @JeffreyGoldberg  that Americans should be worried about Donald Trump’s relationship with Vladimir Putin.

"If the president’s closest advisers believe that he is morally and intellectually unfit for his high office, they have a duty to do their utmost to remove him from it, by the lawful means at hand," writes

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