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The May 15, 2017 Issue 

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cover story

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The Art of Protest

(P. 18)

When it comes to swaying public opinion, a provocative image can be a powerful tool.

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science

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Sugarcoating the Truth

(P. 10)

A look at how the sugar and beverage industries funded scientific studies claiming their products don't pose health risks.

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times past

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Protest Nation

(P. 16)

A look at how America was shaped by protest movements

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

Going to school in a war zone, eagles vs. drones, prehistoric painkillers, and more

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national

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Should They Stay or Should They Go?

(P. 6)

The debate over President Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants

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international

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Venezuela in Crisis

(P. 12)

Venezuela is suffering from an economy in free fall and a government that's looking increasingly like a dictatorship.

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debate

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Are Driverless Cars a Good Idea?

(P. 22)

Two experts weigh in on the issue.

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cartoons

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Cartoons

(P. 24)

Some lighter looks at the news

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national

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My Parents Were Deported

(P. 9)

A college student protected by DACA explains what it’s like to be in the U.S. without her parents.

international

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One Family’s Tragic Tale

(P. 15)

Their story became a symbol of Venezuela’s collapse

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the big picture

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A Real-Life Transformer

(P. 2)

A new manned robot may one day help with tasks too dangerous for unprotected humans.

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