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Millions of full-text magazine articles on business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature, art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, etc. Images. Updated daily. Find articles by topic, relevance, or keyword. Features allow narrowing subjects with more specific subdivisions, limiting results by date or to a specific publication, broadening search to expanded subdivisions, or selecting only articles having full text.


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