Magazine July 9, 2018, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• After much deliberation, the editors have decided to drop the swimsuit competition from the Week.

• The Trump administration backed down on separating Central American migrant families at the border. Under its “zero tolerance” policy, the administration was prosecuting as many adults as possible and, when the adults were transferred into the custody of the U.S. marshals, separating their children from them. After a firestorm of criticism and credible reports of hasty, chaotic implementation, Trump said he would sign an executive order to hold adults and children together while the adults are prosecuted and their asylum claims adjudicated. It is

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