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The Battle for Hong Kong

(P. 12)

Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding democracy. Will China’s government give in— or crack down?

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To Kill or Not to Kill?

(P. 8)

Is capital punishment on its way out?

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the big picture

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How Climate Change Affects Walruses

(P. 2)

A big picture and a news brief about how receding sea ice is forcing walruses ashore


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Malala’s Mission

(P. 16)

In an interview with "Upfront", Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai discusses her campaign for girls’ education.

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times past

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1964: Kicking the Habit

(P. 18)

A look back at the long-fought battle against smoking

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

A less germy hello, a library without books, where $100 goes the furthest, and more


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Proofreading Thomas Jefferson

(P. 6)

Could a stray period change the meaning of the Declaration of Independence?

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Does the U.S. Need a New War on Poverty?

(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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