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The Feb. 8, 2016, Issue

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cover story

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Does North Korea Have the H-Bomb?

(P. 12)

The Communist country recently conducted another nuclear test, reigniting international concerns

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times past

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Donald Trump & FDR

(P. 16)

Is Trump’s push to bar foreign Muslims from the U.S. akin to Roosevelt’s World War II internment of Japanese-Americans?

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

Russia’s war on selfies, space lettuce, the decline of soda, and more

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The Battle Over GMOs

(P. 6)

The pros and cons of genetically modified foods

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Should Young People Be Allowed To Do Extreme Sports?

(P. 22)

Two experts weigh in on the issue.

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(P. 24)

Some lighter looks at the news


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The Gun Debate

(P. 8)

Recent mass shootings have reignited the debate over gun control.

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the big picture

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Rescued: Mexican Marine Life

(P. 2)

Cabo Pulmo established a national park to save its marine life.

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