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As the Taliban return, Afghanistan's past threatens its future
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September 11, 2001: Pausing to remember those who were lost

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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
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Staring at the sun—a close (but safe) look at our home star
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Artifacts from 9/11 rubble become symbols of what was lost
As the Taliban return, Afghanistan's past threatens its future
Cheetah cubs poached and sold as pets, Instagram props
The stories behind Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s iconic collars
These monster waves test even the most daring surfers

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