September 09, 2016 Issue

Cover story U.S.
Trump is moving the Republican Party away from its traditionally anti-Russian stance, and the Kremlin is relishing in its newfound role as a meddler in U.S. politics.
In Focus

Truth Is Out There

Hardangervidda, Norway—More than 300 reindeer lie dead on August 28 after being killed by lightning during an unusually powerful thunderstorm in Norway’s Hardangervidda region. Norwegian officials told local media that the animals were probably huddled together when the lightning struck.
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An open letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on the difference between racism, xenophobia, protectionism, nuclear proliferation, torture, war crimes, fanboy support—and the GOP.