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The Feb. 29, 2016 Issue 

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times past

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How the Chicken Built America

(P. 18)

The bird helped sustain slaves, feed the nation's cities, and create our modern way of life.

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Frozen Love

(P. 8)

After being diagnosed with terminal cancer at 21, Kim Suozzi decided to freeze her brain.

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the big picture

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A Monumental Mistake?

(P. 2)

A controversial statute of Mao Zedong was removed in China’s Henan Province.


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Who's Allowed to be President?

(P. 6)

The debate over constitutional requirements for the U.S. presidency

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The Town of What?!

(P. 12)

Should offensive place names be changed?

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

Britain’s silly laws, the fastest teen girl in America, texting etiquette, and more

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Feeling the Heat

(P. 14)

Climate change is affecting an increasing number of countries.

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Is It Fair to Pay Teens Less Than Adults?

(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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