October 14 Issue

Cover story U.S.
Through Trump Hotels, the GOP nominee secretly conducted business in Cuba, ignoring American laws. Later, he falsely told Cuban-American voters he would never spend money on the island so long as Fidel Castro remained in power.

The Black Panthers, 50 Years Later

The Black Panthers responded forcefully to police brutality, and also fed thousands and opened health clinics for the poor. Today their mission remains unfulfilled.
Libyan Sniper
In Focus

Libyan Sniper

Sirte, Libya—A fighter with Libyan forces affiliated to the Tripoli government is helped by comrades after being shot by a sniper on October 2. On the same day, a sniper killed Dutch photojournalist Jeroen Oerlemans. The U.S.-backed forces have driven Islamic State (ISIS) fighters from most of Sirte, which was the militant group’s main stronghold in Libya, but pockets of resistance remain. The Western-backed government has been trying to retake Sirte for more than four months.
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