TIME Magazine 2019 August 26 issue
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For the Record
The Brief
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Momentary momentum for gun laws
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A Russian atomic accident
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The link between food and climate
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Rolling back the Endangered Species Act
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TIME with... Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke
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Simone Biles flips into the record books-again
The View
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Joyce White Vance on why the Attorney General must keep

out of the Jeffrey Epstein investigation

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Ian Bremmer on Italy's populist politics
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Ian Bremmer on the escalating U.S.-China trade war
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Don't overdo the H2O
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A weight-loss app for kids
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Angelina Jolie on bringing humanity to the border crisis
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Battleground Hong Kong. After 10 weeks in the streets, neither protesters nor Mainland

China is backing down. By Feliz Salomon

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Kremlin in Kentucky. A major investment in Appalachia reveals the nature of Russia's

influence. By Simon Shuster and Vera Bergengruen

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One Country. Country music reflects not just red America but blue America too.

By Jon Meachman and Tim McGraw

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Riding with Lil Nas X. How the unknown 20-year-old created the soundtrack of summer.

By Andrew R. Chow

Time Off
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Téa Obreht talks to ghosts and beasts in Inland
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Movies: Good Boys raised right; Blinded by the Light of the Boss
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8 Questions for actor George Takei
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The Battle for Hong Kong