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Edward Snowden: Traitor or Hero?

(P. 8)

Does Edward Snowden deserve prison or praise for leaking details of N.S.A. spying?

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Growing Up Saudi

(P. 14)

Young Saudi Arabians are increasingly questioning authority, shaking up their conservative Muslim nation.

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 3)

Doggie poop patterns, the death of the pay phone, Bitcoin, and more


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The Natural

(P. 12)

A high school basketball player born with one hand gets his shot at the big time.

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times past

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1959: The Cuban Revolution

(P. 18)

Fidel Castro seized power 55 years ago, starting a bitter confrontation with the U.S. that continues to this day.

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(P. 24)

Some lighter looks at what’s in the news


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Extradition & Amanda Knox

(P. 6)

What are the legal issues in extraditing an American to a foreign country?

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Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

(P. 23)

Some federal crimes carry lengthy minimum sentences. Should we end that policy?

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