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The May 16, 2016 Issue 

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cover story

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The Race to Save the Elephants

(P. 14)

The U.S. and China are working together to end the illegal ivory trade.

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Teens in Office

(P. 12)

Four teens who got involved in local politics

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the big picture

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The Hottest Place on Earth

(P. 2)

The average temperature in Dallol, Ethiopia, is 94 degrees Fahrenheit.


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Will Rio Be Ready?

(P. 6)

A look at Brazil as it prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympics

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times past

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Olympic Moments That Made History

(P. 18)

10 Olympic moments that transcended sports

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

How to make food taste better, birthday etiquette, pig heart transplants, and more

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election 2016

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Why Are Some Delegates Super?

(P. 10)

The important role of superdelegates in the Democratic presidential nomination

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Is It Time for a Soda Tax?

(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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