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The Apr. 3, 2017 Issue 

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cover story

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Walled Off

(P. 6)

Mexico is pushing back as the U.S. moves forward with plans to build a border wall.

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Hidden AD-gendas?

(P. 14)

How to spot sneaky ads on social media

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the big picture

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Will the Hulk Save Buddhism?

(P. 2)

Why a Buddhist temple in Thailand is turning to superheroes


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Could You Pass the Test?

(P. 10)

Find out how you'd score on the U.S. citizenship test.

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times past

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Emmett Till Revisited

(P. 16)

New evidence in the 1955 murder is one reason Jim Crow-era lynchings are back in the spotlight.

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

Robot deliveries, the doll that might be a spy, student-friendly cities, and more

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Yes, There Is Good News

(P. 12)

A series of infographics show how life is improving for many of Earth’s inhabitants.

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Should Women Have to Register for the Draft?

(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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