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31 vintage photos that capture extraordinary moments in time
New Orleans levees passed their first major test
This strategy is helping the West contain wildfires
Report: Top health officials warn booster rollout may be delayed
Will Americans still wear masks beyond COVID-19?
Bumblebee not seen since 2006 listed as endangered
Stuck at the border, migrant mothers confront a complex maze
Stuck at the border, migrant mothers confront a complex maze
September 11, 2001: Pausing to remember those who were lost
September 11, 2001: Pausing to remember those who were lost

Remembering 9/11

As the Taliban return, Afghanistan's past threatens its future
Overheard: Portraits of Afghanistan Before the Fall

Travel

15 Unique Ways to Explore Europe
15 Unique Ways to Explore Europe
Travel Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
Travel Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
Discover the Wonders of North America
Discover the Wonders of North America

Latest Stories

A New Yorker captures his city’s revival behind the lens of his camera
Could a U.S. birding boom help fund conservation?
The pandemic couldn’t silence this Italian city of music
Watch glowworms illuminate this national landmark
Dispatches from Afghanistan, 20 years after 9/11
Twenty years after the September 11 attacks, a dangerous divide has formed between urban and rural residents of Afghanistan.

September 2021 Issue

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The ‘small wonders’ unlocking secrets of the solar system
The ‘small wonders’ unlocking secrets of the solar system
Staring at the sun—a close (but safe) look at our home star
Staring at the sun—a close (but safe) look at our home star
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In This Issue

Cheetah cubs poached and sold as pets, Instagram props
As the Taliban return, Afghanistan's past threatens its future
The stories behind Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s iconic collars
These monster waves test even the most daring surfers
Five eco-friendly ways to start the school year

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