August 09, 2019 Issue

Cover story U.S.
In a new book, Virginia's former governor, Terry McAuliffe, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the deadly 2017 Unite the Right Charlottesville rally and how the violence could have been avoided.

A Deeper Divide in a Divided City

East Jerusalem has long been a flashpoint in the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis. A surge in development and tourism has lately turned up the heat.
In Focus

Taking the Plunge

For nearly seven decades, ambitious divers have launched themselves into rivers near Gjakova in Kosovo in an annual open-air high diving competition. In years past more than two dozen competitors have competed for the 500 euro ($556) prize money. On July 22 hundreds of spectators watched on as divers leaped off Ura e Shenjte, a 72-foot high bridge, and into the water below.
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