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What Bernie Wants

Bernie Sanders faces a choice and a test: He could urge his ­supporters to join up with the broader party to help Hillary Clinton defeat Donald Trump. Or he could shift his insurgency into a full revolt. Sanders tells TIME what he wants in our new cover story

Peter Thiel, founding investor in PayPal Inc. and Facebook Inc., speaks during the LendIt USA 2016 conference in San Francisco, April 12, 2016.

Peter Thiel Confirms He Funded Hogan's Gawker Lawsuit

Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal confirmed reports that he paid $10 million to finance professional wrestler Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against media company Gawker. He described Gawker's articles as "very painful and paralyzing"

The 58th GRAMMY Awards - Backstage And Audience

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp Are Divorcing

The actress Amber Heard has reportedly filed for divorce from her husband Johnny Depp after a little more than a year of marriage. The couple wed in February 2015 after meeting on the set of The Rum Diary

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe waits for President Obama to address members of the National Governors Association at the White House in Washington, D.C., Feb. 23, 2015.

Virginia Gov. Met Chinese Donor at Clinton's Home

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe invited the Chinese businessman whose donations to him have been named as a focus of Justice Department investigators to a 2013 fundraiser at Hillary Clinton's personal Washington, D.C., residence

Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally In Charleston, WV

Trump’s 2016 Grudge Tour

Donald Trump may have sewn up the GOP nomination three weeks ago, but he’s not done with his rivals and critics. Taking aim at Mitt Romney, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, and Jeb Bush, Trump lashed out at those who have yet to endorse him

Riot police stand guard behind a fire as refinery workers hold a blockade of the oil depot of Douchy-Les-Mines, in northern France, to protest against the government's proposed labor reforms, May 25, 2016.

Labor Protests Freeze France

Union activists have blockaded some French oil refineries, burning barricades, battling police and leaving about one-third of French gas stations without fuel, over proposed reforms aimed at loosening the nation's vast labyrinth of labor regulations

Retired Navy SEAL killed in Texas

Navy Investigating 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle's Medals

The Navy is investigating a possible discrepancy in the number of medals Navy SEAL Chris Kyle claimed to have been awarded for his service. Kyle wrote that he received two Silver Stars and five Bronze Stars, but a new report questions that claim

The silhouette of Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, is seen during a campaign event in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Clinton said she sees "a great role" for Bernie Sanders and his supporters in a "unified party," even as she said she welcomed Republicans who are not supporting presumptive nominee Donald Trump. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Report: Clinton Ignored Email Warnings

The State Department’s Inspector General concluded that Hillary Clinton and her senior aides ignored repeated warnings that her private email system was vulnerable to hackers when she was Secretary of State

Concert Shooting

Deadly Shooting At T.I. Concert Kills 1, Wounds 3

One person was killed and three others wounded in a shooting inside a concert venue in New York City, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform, police said. Police are investigating the incident

A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in the bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake/File photo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSE95S

11 States Sue Over Transgender Bathrooms

A group of eleven states filed a federal lawsuit challenging Obama administration rules that instruct public schools to allow transgender students to use whichever bathroom they like. The federal directive has faced strong resistance from many Republicans


Indonesia to Chemically Castrate Child-Sex Offenders

Indonesian judges can now force men who commit sexual offenses against children to be chemically castrated, after President Joko Widodo issued an emergency decree in response to what he called a "crisis" of sexual violence