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The Oct. 31, 2016 Issue 

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cover story

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Choosing Sides

(P. 12)

Two teens on who they’re supporting in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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A Heartbeat Away

(P. 14)

The role of the vice president and how it’s changed over time.

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the big picture

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Hanging Out, Extreme Edition

(P. 2)

Hammock highlining


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Standing Their Ground

(P. 6)

Why Native Americans in North Dakota are protesting an oil pipeline.

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times past

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The Great Migration

(P. 16)

A century ago, southern blacks left for the North, changing America for good.

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

How baboons vote, generous countries, an icy shipwreck mystery, and more

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Mexico: Image vs. Reality

(P. 8)

A look at why fewer Mexicans are leaving home in search of opportunities in the U.S.

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Should “Ballot Box Selfies” Be Banned?

(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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