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The Many Lives Of Maggie Rogers
MAGGIE ROGERS GOT HER START THE USUAL WAY FOR A 21ST CENTURY star: the Internet. In 2016, a video captured producer Pharrell Williams tearing up in response to an original composition she played during a master class at New York University. The clip
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Can Trump Revive His Deal With North Korea?
IF THE FIRST MEETING WAS ABOUT MAKING friends, the second means getting down to business. The White House said Jan. 18 that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will sit down before the end of February in an attempt to inject li
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History Through Her Lens
Amid the lavish and kinetic Paris art scene of the 1930s, Lee Miller is struggling to find herself. The young American model and budding photographer is also developing a relationship with the famous Surrealist artist Man Ray. In her debut novel, The
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David Treuer
The Ojibwe writer on Elizabeth Warren, the problem with tragedy, and his new book, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee
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The Art Of Dying
AT A BUDDHIST TEMPLE OUTSIDE HUE, VIETNAM’S onetime capital, 92-year-old Thich Nhat Hanh has come to quietly “transition,” as his disciples put it. The ailing celebrity monk—quoted by Presidents and hailed by Oprah Winfrey as “one of the most influen
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Mary Oliver
IF YOU KNOW ONLY ONE LINE OF MARY OLIVER’S POETRY, IT IS likely a question she posed, one that sums up the infectious wonder that ran through her verse like veins through a leaf. “Tell me,” the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet wrote in “The Summer Day,” “
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Two Ace Journalists, Larger Than Life
THESE DAYS, PEOPLE AREN’T exactly clamoring to recognize two white guys as heroes. But we only stand to lose if we neglect the legacy of old-school journos like Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill, subjects of the lively and suitably sly HBO documentary Br
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An Uprising In Sudan Threatens To Dismantle Three Decades Of Authoritarian Rule
FOR NEARLY 30 YEARS, PRESIDENT OMAR Hassan al-Bashir has ruled Sudan with an authoritarian zeal that ranks him among the world’s most notorious dictators, accused of severe human-rights abuses, corruption and economic incompetence. Sanctions and cond
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2020s ONE BIG IDEA
Leaders in health, technology, the environment and other fields share their most urgent goals
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What Comes After The Women’s March
THOSE WHO DONNED THEIR PINK HATS AND picked up their placards on Jan. 19 betrayed little fatigue as they trotted down Pennsylvania Avenue during this year’s Women’s March, raising middle fingers at the Trump International Hotel in passing. But, just
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The Truth About Robots
Artificial intelligence is powerful—and misunderstood. What we need to know to protect workers
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Oceans Adrift
IT OUGHT TO BE HARD FOR a species that occupies roughly 10% of the earth’s land to mess up 70% of the planet’s entire surface. Yet humans are well on the way to wrecking the oceans. From climate change and melting ice caps to islands of floating gar
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A Man, A Woman And A Very Big Fish
MEDIOCRE MOVIES ARE a dime a dozen. But a picture like Serenity, absurd and lousy in too many ways to count, is a rarity to be savored. Matthew McConaughey plays manly man Baker Dill, the troubled captain of a small fishing boat who makes money by ta
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Chipotle’s Second Act
The former CEO of Taco Bell is helping revive a chain known for fresh burritos—and food-safety lapses
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Tunisia’s Fledgling Democracy Shows Signs Of Wear And Tear
TUNISIA WILL FOREVER be remembered as the birthplace of the Arab Spring in 2011. That has been both a blessing and a curse for the country. The upside is that democracy and reform have become focal points of national pride in a region badly in need
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The Optimist’s Playbook
Davos summit founder Klaus Schwab on a game plan for confronting nationalism, inequality and the fourth industrial revolution
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An Uncanny Valley Of The Dolls
THE RUSSIAN NESTING DOLL KNOWN IN its homeland as the matryoshka lends itself to elaborate metaphors. Each wooden woman appears whole until you twist her open to reveal the hollowness inside; only the baby girl at the toy’s core turns out to be solid
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Future Facts
Hologram rock stars. Extraterrestrial data farms. The coming decades promise startling innovations—and new problems too
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The Magic Of Magical Negro
POET MORGAN PARKER’S LATEST collection, Magical Negro, is a riveting testimony to everyday blackness. The writer behind 2017’s acclaimed collection There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé, which examined black womanhood and identity, now turns h
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A World In Motion
FOR THIS WEEK’S COVER PACKAGE ON THE MIGRATION boom, TIME reporters traversed the globe interviewing refugees and immigrants. As these international migrants flee war, poverty, oppression and natural disasters in search of a better life, they are als
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A Year Of Feminist Finales
IN 2012, FIXER OLIVIA POPE, PLAYED BY Kerry Washington, made her power-suit-clad debut, covering up D.C.’s bad behavior by day and sleeping with the President by night. Initially, many critics dismissed Scandal, Shonda Rhimes’ follow- up to Grey’s An
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Leila Slimani Is Not Afraid To Go There
LEILA SLIMANI SAYS SHE’S NOT PARTICULARLY interested in shocking people. This is a somewhat surprising claim, since the book that made the French Moroccan novelist a best-selling star last year, The Perfect Nanny, began with two simple, devastating s
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Why My Medical Crisis Wasn’t Taken Seriously
THE FIRST DREAM FOR MY IMAGINED FUTURE SELF THAT I can recall starts with a sound. I was maybe 5 years old, and I wanted to click-clack. The click-clack of high heels on a shiny, hard floor. I have a briefcase. I am walking purposefully, click-clack-
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TV Host Michael Strahan Keeps Tabs On The Super Bowl While Expanding His Horizons
AS A BRUISING LINEMAN FOR THE NEW YORK Giants, Michael Strahan used to do battle with 320-lb. behemoths every Sunday. Now, on a recent Friday morning at a New York City television studio, he’s dancing with an elderly woman to “Cake by the Ocean.” In
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A Government By Too Few
The longest government shutdown in U.S. history has directed America’s attention to the plight of its federal employees. But there is something worse and more fundamental happening. Over decades, this workforce has become overburdened, putting the co
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Leveling The Playing Field
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECADES, THE SAME TOPIC currently dominates the conversation everywhere in the world. From Shanghai to San Francisco, the top-of-mind subject is inequality. It’s even worrying the winners who gather at Davos. In 2018, the World
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Grieving Between The Lines
THE LOSS OF A PARENT CHALLENGES most children, no matter their age. But when the parent is both beloved and deeply flawed, as Katharine Smyth’s father was, that grief can be difficult to parse. In All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virgi
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Dividing Lines
From where Violeta Monterroso stood, in a migrant encampment near one of Tijuana’s main border crossings, she could almost see San Diego, the shimmering American city just beyond the frontier fence. She could see American cars as they slid down a hig
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For the Record
‘I’m a criminal lawyer. I am not an ethicist.’ RUDY GIULIANI, legal adviser to President Trump, to the New Yorker, on whether it would be “problematic” if Trump had been involved in discussions of a Moscow real estate project during his campaign wit
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Making Change
Eight young leaders on their visions for the decade ahead, from ending nuclear threats to fixing inequality and the environment
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