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Pimping Out Miss Venezuela

Pimping Out Miss Venezuela

A Miss Venezuela rehearsal in Caracas in 2015. Contestants say they have been pressured into sleeping with powerful businessmen and government officials.

The Delicate Politics of Chasing Owls

The Delicate Politics of Chasing Owls

Northern saw-whet owl, Ohio.

The Trump Stain Spreads

The Trump Stain Spreads

John Kelly, White House chief of staff, center; with Jared Kushner, senior adviser, left; and Rob Porter, then staff secretary, in the Oval Office in September.

The Trump Tax Cut: Even Worse Than You’ve Heard

The Trump Tax Cut: Even Worse Than You’ve Heard

President Trump in a meeting with governors and members of Congress about tax cuts in April 2018.

Two Women Enter a Temple. A Country Erupts.

Two Women Enter a Temple. A Country Erupts.

Policemen stand guard near the state secretariat anticipating protests following reports of two women of menstruating age entering the Sabarimala temple, one of the world’s largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, last week.

Predatory Colleges, Freed to Fleece Students

Predatory Colleges, Freed to Fleece Students

Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, testifying Tuesday during a House committee hearing.

How Bangladesh Made Abortion Safer

How Bangladesh Made Abortion Safer

This woman in a refugee camp in Bangladesh is among those raped and impregnated by soldiers. After she gave birth to a son, her husband blamed her for the rape and abandoned her.

Patrick Leahy: Uncover the Truth About Brett Kavanaugh

Patrick Leahy: Uncover the Truth About Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh at a meeting with another member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Orrin Hatch, Republican of Utah, at left.

How’s That Tax Cut Working Out?

How’s That Tax Cut Working Out?

A protest in Washington on April 17 was tied to the scheduled deadline to file income tax returns.

For Trump, Failure Is the Only Option

For Trump, Failure Is the Only Option

President Trump speaking to the press Thursday in Brussels after the NATO summit.

What’s the Matter With Trumpland?

What’s the Matter With Trumpland?

Supporters of President Trump in Richfield, Ohio, last week.

Brenda Martinez

Brenda Martinez

Brenda Martinez on July 8 at the United States Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Ore.

‘Love Island’ and the Sexual Anxieties of Modern Britain

‘Love Island’ and the Sexual Anxieties of Modern Britain

Two contestants, Josh Denzel and Kazimir Crossley, cozy up on set in Majorca for "Love Island," a show that is essentially Tinder in real life.

Let Abbas’s Vile Words Be His Last as Palestinian Leader

Let Abbas’s Vile Words Be His Last as Palestinian Leader

The Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, speaking in Ramallah, West Bank, on Monday.


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