Sarah Kaplan

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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There’s real history behind the rumors of that a train full of Nazi loot is hiding beneath a Polish mountain range.

  • Aug 28, 2015

When teachers assume that Asian Americans are better students, they actually do better in school. It’s “a self-fulfilling prophesy,” sociologist Jennifer Lee said.

  • Aug 28, 2015

The instructions said “Break the bottle.” So she did.

  • Aug 27, 2015

Like dozens of American mass killers before him, the shooter in Roanoke embodied a deadly mix of resentment, delusion and thwarted aspiration.

  • Aug 27, 2015

Sister Blandina Segale quickly developed a bold resourcefulness not often seen in demure women of the cloth, but necessary for a young nun on the frontier.

  • Aug 26, 2015

In the animal world, moms with more than one offspring often have to sacrifice the weakest to save the rest.

  • Aug 26, 2015

The company’s CEO said it “failed in every measure” in what some described as a racist action.

  • Aug 25, 2015

At least two people died after being operated on by Christopher Duntsch, and several others were irreversibly injured, according to local media reports in Texas.

  • Aug 25, 2015

A Canadian doctor’s “Three Wishes Project” is changing the dynamic in one intensive care unit.

  • Aug 25, 2015

The respected scholar's murder is part of a campaign to destroy the region's vast archeological heritage.

  • Aug 19, 2015
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