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‘I’ve Been Homeless for Six Years’

(P. 10)

The number of homeless youth in America is at an all-time high.

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Should College Athletes be Paid?

(P. 14)

Two recent rulings may change the face of college sports.

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Should Colleges End Legacy Preferences?

(P. 22)

Many public and private colleges give preferential treatment in admissions to the children of alumni, known as “legacies.”

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(P. 24)

Some lighter looks at the news


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Will Scotland Break Away?

(P. 8)

Scots vote on leaving the U.K.

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Is Amazon Taking Over the World?

(P. 16)

Critics say the Internet’s popular “everything store” is becoming a bully.

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

Cricket burgers, Hollywood vs. North Korea, where Americans sleep in, and more.


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Outrage in Ferguson

(P. 6)

The shooting of Michael Brown and what it means for the nation

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times past

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1989: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

(P. 18)

With signs of a new Cold War brewing, here’s how the original one came to an end.

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the big picture

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The New Face of A.I.

(P. 2)

A big picture and news brief about two human-like robots created by Japanese inventor Hiroshi Ishiguro

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