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- Cover Stories
Cloak and Data
The story behind Cambridge Analytica’s rise and fall
Plus: Weapons of Mass Disruption by Terrell Jermaine Starr
From Russia, With Love for the NRA
Are Alexander Torshin and Maria Butina just a couple of Russian activists who love guns and Donald Trump—or something shadier?
The 2020 census is underfunded, behind schedule, and increasingly politicized. Millions of Americans likely won’t be counted—and many of them are afraid to be.
Drinking may have given me cancer. The alcohol industry worked hard to downplay the risk.
The Best Viral News You’ll Ever Read
Antibiotic resistance is one of the scariest threats today—but a forgotten remedy may save us yet.
- TO OUR READERS
You’ve Been Hacked
We’re only beginning to understand how our democracy was rigged—and what we can do about it.
Out of the Blue
A Remote Chance
Trial by Skype
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Per Diem
Private prisons get a Trump bump.
Georgia on Her Mind
Will Stacey Abrams be America’s first black female governor?
By Melissa Sanchez and Sandhya Kambhampati
- MIXED MEDIA
Dribble and shout.
The Ghost Writer
Raising hell with the US poet laureate
The urban voice of Native lit
- FOOD + HEALTH
Modern Family law
Oats and Dreams
How a trendy alt-milk could save Iowa