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Photographs by Elizabeth Bick

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The ongoing abuses of Australia’s refugee policy
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Taking stock of our nuclear present
Illustration by Darrel Rees. Source photographs: Kim Jong-un © ITAR-TASS Photo Agency/Alamy Stock Photo; Donald Trump © Yuri Gripas/Reuters/Newscom

Age of a handcuffed Tucson, Arizona, girl whom police shot with a Taser in May:

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Former foster children are twice as likely as Iraqi war veterans to suffer post-traumatic stress syndrome.

Donald Trump admires North Korean state TV, the Supreme Court upholds Ohio's ability to purge voters from its rolls, a woman sues NASA to keep her moondust

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Weekly Review — June 19, 2018, 10:17 am

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Donald Trump admires North Korean state TV, the Supreme Court upholds Ohio’s ability to purge voters from its rolls, a woman sues NASA to keep her moondust

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Yellow Glow Sunset and Pink Wind and Sky Sarah Anne Johnson

“Yellow Glow Sunset” and “Pink Wind and Sky,” photographs by Sarah Anne Johnson, whose work is on view this week at Julie Saul Gallery, in New York City.
© The artist. Courtesy Julie Saul Gallery

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Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump meet at a former POW site, Jeff Sessions denies asylum to victims of domestic abuse and gang violence, and the National Sheriff Association announces a new initiative to protect pets

Art, Monday Gallery — June 11, 2018, 5:22 pm

Alice Mann dr van der dross drummies

“Dr Van Der Ross Drummies,” a photograph by Alice Mann, whose work was on view last month as part of the New African Photography III exhibition at Red Hook Labs, in Brooklyn, New York. Courtesy of the artist and Red Hook Labs, Brooklyn, New York.

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