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U.S. Can't Afford to Continue Death Penalty

the Huffington Post
June 30, 2014

Allen Frances objects to the death penalty on practical economic grounds

Topics for this story: Opinion

Missy Cummings: We're Not Ready for Robots

The Atlantic
June 30, 2014

The U.S. government, professor says, is ill-equipped for a world of automated warfare

A New Presidency

June 30, 2014
Topics for this story: Alumni, Education & Classroom Learning

Get Patriotic with Duke Staff’s July 4 Recipes

June 30, 2014

From appetizers to dessert, try these recipes for the holiday

Topics for this story: Dining, Odds & Ends, Staff

They Don’t Make ’Em Like They Used To

the New York Times
June 27, 2014

Henry Petroski: Home materials and workmanship have declined in parallel

Topics for this story: Engineering, Opinion

A Poetic Take on the Cosmos

June 26, 2014

Applewhite's latest volume explores the intersections of astrophysics and philosophy

Topics for this story: Faculty, Humanities & Social Sciences

Satellite World

June 26, 2014
Topics for this story: Alumni, Technology & Computing

Summer Reading Ideas: New Duke Books

June 25, 2014

Fiction, scholarship, poetry and essays: Faculty and staff offer something for any reader

One Lost Job, Many Effects

the News & Observer
June 25, 2014

Anna Gassman-Pines on why we should all care about long-term unemployment

Topics for this story: Opinion, Politics & Public Policy

Under Par

Associated Press/Getty
June 25, 2014
Topics for this story: Alumni, Athletics