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Golden Moment • Lizzo sings her hit single “About Damn Time” onstage to open the 2022 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 26. The three-time Grammy award-winning singer’s fourth studio album, Special, is due out July 15. During this year’s event, Diddy (aka Sean Combs) was honored with the lifetime achievement award while Silk Sonic’s An Evening With Silk Sonic took home the award for best album. Megan Thee Stallion and Kendrick Lamar were named best female and male hip-hop artists.
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The End of Roe
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Democrats Need a More Urgent Post-Roe Message • A generic appeal to vote blue won’t cut it. To win, replicate the GOP’s take-no-prisoners approach, this strategist says
THE CHILDREN OF WAR • FOR CHILDREN FROM SOUTH SUDAN, YEMEN, AFGHANISTAN, SYRIA AND UKRAINE, WAR DOESN’T END ONCE THEY HAVE REACHED SAFETY
ROLE OF A LIFETIME • HOW ZELENSKY STARED DOWN PUTIN TO TRANSFORM FROM A SCRIPTED LEADER TO A REAL-LIFE ONE
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Immersive Theme Parks Where You’re the Main Character • “Theme park” usually conjures up images of roller coasters, but rides aren’t the main attraction at these quirky spots. Instead, visitors embark on immersive experiences; whether that means role-playing characters in a yearlong Renaissance world or physically plunging into crocodile-filled tanks. Unusual amusement parks are on trend—Saudi Arabia has plans to open an “extreme park” on an oil rig in the Arabian Gulf in 2025. Read on to learn how parks around the world are giving visitors the chance to escape reality.