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A crash in oil prices and political instability under President Nicolas Maduro has led to food shortages. And that has prompted almost daily street protests by thousands of Venezuelans. Here opposition activists march on the Francisco Fajardo Highway in Caracas on June 19.
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A wooden puzzle in the silhouette of a human head might look fun if the stakes weren't so high. A doctor named Howard Knox invented The Feature Profile Test — the formal name for this puzzle —after officials struggled to administer IQ tests to immigrants because of issues with language and literacy.
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Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés performs at the Havana Jazz Festival in December 2016. Valdés is one of the artistic directors of this year's International Jazz Day festivities.
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The few fertile women remaining in the oppressive Republic of Gilead must serve as reproductive surrogates for powerful leaders in the TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian novel, The Handmaid's Tale.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a rally in front of the Capitol on March 22. She writes about the middle class and activism in her new book, This Fight Is Our Fight.
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