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On the face of it, Lebanon, Hong Kong, and Afghanistan have little in common. Except, as @BBCKimGhattas  writes, for a similar sense of profound loss—of a life that very nearly was.

Much of American life is a little—and in some cases, a lot—easier if you have a partner or live with family members or housemates. @jpinsk  reports on the way society makes life harder for people who live alone:

Dwindling antibody counts can sound scary, but it’s not always a bad thing: Your body is getting rid of the antibodies that are total trash, reports @KatherineJWu .

The highest court in America isn’t safe from mansplaining. After a 2017 study showed that female justices are disproportionately interrupted by their male colleagues, the Supreme Court is trying to even the playing field. Listen to #TheExperimentPodcast :

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A healthy sense of the meaning of life is like a healthy diet: You can achieve it by getting enough—and the right balance—of a few macronutrients, @arthurbrooks  writes in this week's "How to Build a Life":

For The Atlantic Daily, @mimbsy  talks with @DKThomp  about his recent reporting on the "Great Resignation"—the rush of Americans leaving their jobs—and where we may be headed from here.

Many are turning to self-care after months in relative isolation. But caring for others might be what we really need, @zakijam  writes.

"Medicine isn’t about playing the outliers. It’s about playing the odds," @ebruenig  writes.

DAILY CROSSWORD: What is an eight-letter word for a tag on social media?

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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.”

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.

Speedy robots. Constant surveillance. Ruthless quotas. A new @reveal  investigation into why the injury rate for Amazon’s warehouse workers is sky-high:

"Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject." on the performance of Bill Barr:

2/ The remark is one of several new revelations about Trump’s seeming contempt for military service, @JeffreyGoldberg  reports:

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