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This April 13, 2014 file photo shows The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building Washington. Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP)
Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Celebrate filling your taxes today (or last week, or last month, etc.) with a few of our many hours on tax policy, tax season and tax dodging.

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A view of an active garden in warmer seasons. (Rudolf Vlcek / Flickr)
Posted on Friday, April 10, 2015

Hudson Valley Seed Library owner Ken Greene helps you find your green thumb as spring starts to start to arrive around the country.

 
President Barack Obama waves goodbye as he boards Air Force One in Jamaica. (Pete Souza / The White House)
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Comment moderation, presidential rainbows and the creepy gif action of the Boston Globe’s #MostStylishBostonians feature.

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The New Yorker's Mary Norris, the self-described 'Comma Queen,' wears a crown made of commas at a recent magazine party in her honor. (Silvia Killingsworth / Twitter)
Posted on Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Comma Queen is in, and she’s got the answers to a few of your grammar and spelling questions.

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On Point producer Abigail Collins shows off her freshly prepared cut black olives. (Robin Lubbock / WBUR)
Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Three delicious Italian recipes from the nonnas of Enoteca Maria — and the On Point producers who prepared the food for ours how.

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Three different cast members play the protagonist in the Broadway adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir, "Fun Home." (From L: Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas and Emily Skeggs). (Courtesy "Fun Home")
Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015

Renowned comic artist Alison Bechdel explains how a Broadway adaptation of her “tragicomic” family memoir, “Fun Home,” is almost an ode to her theatre-loving parents.

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After the longest and worst winter ever, Boston appears to be inching into spring. And yes, those are sailboats on the Charles River (which is still semi-frozen). (Nick Andersen / WBUR)
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Spring is ~here~, we’ve got Twitter player cards (!) and a whole mess of you distrust the FDA. Fridays, right?

 
This image of fries and sauce was the last bit of social media beloved East Village Belgian fry stand Pommes Frites shared before Thursday's massive building collapse in New York City. The shop hopes to reopen sometime in the future. (Pommes Frites / Twitter)
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2015

More on the incessant email debate, plus some goats living their best lives and the sad allure of Manhattan’s shuttered Pommes Frites.

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Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015

Thinking about moving your wallet to your phone? You can! And maybe you should? But TechCrunch senior writer Josh Constine has a few things to tell you before you do.

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A view of winter constellations on a starry, clear night. (Phillip Chee / Flickr)
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The latest and greatest — using apps to make natural exploration more fun for your kids.

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A paramilitary police officer carries the lifeless body of a migrant child after a number of migrants died and a smaller number were reported missing after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized, near the Turkish resort of Bodrum early Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. (DHA/AP)

Migrant crisis in Europe. The Iran deal, cleared. A Kentucky clerk and gay marriage. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Serena Williams reacts after winning a point against Kiki Bertens, of the Netherlands, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Serena Williams. The undisputed queen of tennis, and what she’s meant in sports and beyond.

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Journalists protest the murder of photojournalist Ruben Espinosa Becerril in Mexico City, on Aug. 2, 2015. (Marco Ugarte/AP)

Three Vice News journalists arrested in Turkey. A wave of journalists in prison. In graves. We’ll look at journalists worldwide under pressure.

 
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A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, on July 29, 2015. The Federal Reserve may raise interest rates soon. (Richard Drew/AP)

Should the Fed finally raise interest rates? In spite of the stock market roller coaster? We’ll dig into the Fed weighing the end of free money.

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Martin O’Malley On The ‘Rigged’ Democratic Debates, And What America Needs
Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015

Former Baltimore mayor and Democratic Maryland governor Martin O’Malley has single digits in the polls in Iowa but is out there swinging. He joined host Tom Ashbrook on Wednesday.

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Our Week In The Web: August 28, 2015
Friday, Aug 28, 2015

You say #hashtag, we say, #forwhat? That, plus Usain Bolt and the ominous lurking Segway cameraman. Friday!

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Our Week In The Web: August 21, 2015
Friday, Aug 21, 2015

Do you even click? (And other reflections on link sharing and web commenting).

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