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A Closer Look

Examining the News

Nine Ideas to Make Tylenol and Other Acetaminophen Drugs Safer

Scientists, regulators and manufacturers have come up with numerous proposals that could reduce the toll of deaths and injuries from one of America’s most popular drugs.

Why We Published the Decryption Story

We explain why publishing this story about U.S. and U.K. government efforts to decode enormous amounts of internet traffic previously thought to have been safe is in the public interest.

Why NSA Snooping Is Bigger Deal in Germany

In Germany, furor over the NSA revelations is much bigger than in the U.S. Why do Germans fear Big Brother so much?

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