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Nicolas Claxton had a surprise breakthrough at Georgia. He’s hoping to do the same on the big stage.
Mike Johnston’s U.S. Senate candidacy has challenged progressive orthodoxy on education and other issues, yet he’s still the front-runner.
Vanessa Neumann tries to maintain diplomatic normality despite having no embassy.
Human rights lawyer Julio Montenegro represented many of the hundreds of political prisoners freed this week. He’s not satisfied.
The Zoroastrian population in Gujarat, India, is dwindling, but Russian academic Anton Zykov is making sure their distinctive tongue is not forgotten.
Soft-spoken Austin Riley makes a loud noise with his hitting — as the young Atlanta Braves arrive among baseball’s elite.