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Can Your Phone Testify Against You?

(P. 14)

How the Supreme Court is applying the constitution to the digital world

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News Speak

(P. 12)

Terms you need to know to make sense of the headlines

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the big picture

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The First Americans

(P. 2)

Where did the first humans in the Americas come from?


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The Middle East Mess

(P. 8)

Five things you need to know about what’s going on in Iraq and Syria

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times past

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Could Hitler Happen Again?

(P. 18)

On the 75th anniversary of World War II, a look at how the German dictator responsible for the Holocaust came to power

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

Mice at the gym, music from Stonehenge, male vs. female hurricanes, how you spend your money, and more


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Insult or Honor?

(P. 6)

Fans and tribes are divided over this sports tradition.

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Is China a Threat to the U.S.?

(P. 22)

China’s growing economic and military strength could challenge U.S. supremacy

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(P. 24)

Some lighter looks at what’s in the news

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