May 19, 2017 Issue

Cover story U.S.
The most remarkable thing about school integration in the United States is how rare it is, and has always been.
In Focus


Caracas, Venezuela—A demonstrator was engulfed in flames during clashes with police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on May 3. Protesters in huge demonstrations accused Maduro of becoming a dictator, saying he is avoiding elections so he can cling to power. Violence has swept the country along with the anti-government unrest, with at least 37 killed and over 700 injured, Reuters reported. Anger against Maduro and his United Socialist Party has also been stoked by a dismal economy, food and medicine shortages and skyrocketing inflation.
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Dolphins Do It Better

The intricate design of female dolphin anatomy has been a puzzle to biologists who study reproduction. But new research shows how this design may allow females to control which males win the fertilization prize.