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The April 4, 2016 Issue

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cover story

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Two Sisters, Two Americas

(P. 8)

The fate of Veronica and Diana Saravia might depend on who wins the 2016 presidential election.

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Stay or Go?

(P. 14)

British voters are deciding whether or not to leave the European Union.

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the big picture

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A Selfie on Mars

(P. 2)

Mars rover Curiosity takes selfies on the Red Planet.


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Apple vs. The F.B.I.

(P. 6)

The implications of decrypting a terrorist’s locked iPhone

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times past

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shakespeare

(P. 16)

Facts about the Bard on the 400th anniversary of his death

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

A cruise on the Titanic, selling air to China, a bug census, and more

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Young Sleuths for Old Crimes

(P. 12)

Students investigate civil-rights-era murders.

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Should the Guantánamo Prison Be Closed?

(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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