Five Stories You May Have Missed in 2016

THE AMERICAN WAY. People participate in the Democratic caucus at the Iowa State Historical Society in Des Moines, Iowa, Feb. 1, 2016. (Reuters photo)

It is customary this time of year for top 10 lists of most read stories or most chatted about to surface on magazine websites. Sometimes, though, other articles editors think are also important don't generate the attention we believe they deserve.

Here are—in no particular order—a few pieces America editors wish had made it on to those top-ten lists but didn't:

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The Greatness of a Nation by Robert W. McElroy
Reclaiming our national politics to protect the human person 

A Global Peril by Elias D. Mallon
The state of religious freedom today

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Author Richard Ford on the state of the contemporary short story

A Crossroads in Oakland by Kaya Oakes
Black Catholics bear witness to a gentrified Oakland

Humanitarian Revolution by David Miliband
Today’s refugee crisis demands an aid revolution

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