In this issue:
"Search and Rescue", by Philip Gourevitch: The Mediterranean migrant crisis.
"The Virtual Candidate", by Ryan Lizza: Elizabeth Warren isn't running, but she's Hillary Clinton’s biggest Democratic threat.
LETTER FROM THE IMPERIAL VALLEY
"The Dying Sea", by Dana Goodyear: What will California sacrifice to survive the drought?
"Fox News", by Joan Acochella: What the stories of Reynard tell us about ourselves.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Fighting On", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Avengers: Age of Ultron and Far from the Madding Crowd.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.