As a new Congress prepares to convene in a deeply polarized capital, many Americans are worried that divisiveness is becoming a national contagion.
On social media, as well as in real life, the will to listen to the other side appears to be lost. There's a lot of talk about civility — and incivility — and who gets to define what those words actually mean.
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