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25 Good History Reads

After summer fiction comes fall friction: Many textbooks are boring, so hurrah for authors who have not forgotten the story in history

Photo courtesy of the Beijing pro-life conference organizers

Blazing a pro-life trail

As officials in China reconsider family planning policy, pro-life advocates there work to save babies despite uncooperative doctors and cultural opposition

Matthew Miller/Genesis

Left to grieve

After a suicide, loved ones left behind deal with waves of shame and guilt, but life can become good again

Krieg Barrie

Red and blue all over

Unexpected primary winners punctuate tight battles between Republicans and Democrats ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/AP

Joint ventures

It takes a village to legalize marijuana, and the community includes everyone from billionaires to politicians