This Week's Issue
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    What’s Next?

    The fight for same-sex marriage will soon be won, but that isn’t the only way the gay-rights movement can change America. A manifesto for an impending cultural battle.
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    The Magazine That Was

    My final issue after 50 years at Newsweek.
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    Solving Syria

    Is there a realistic way for America to help stop the civil war?
Murder at the Mall
Terror seized an upscale Nairobi mall beginning September 21, when gunmen rained bullets and grenades on unsuspecting civilians, 67 of whom are confirmed to have died over the following days. The Somali Islamist group Al-Shabab has claimed credit for the attack. Five militants were killed by security forces, and 11 are in custody. It’s rumored that one of the attackers was a woman.
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New World
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    The Story of Willie

    Nashville rejected him as a singer, but he turned out to be one of the best songwriters in history. This is how Willie Nelson—poet, author, activist, cowboy, outlaw, outcast, misfit, and everyman—became the enduring face of American music.
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    TV’s Sexual Awakening

    ‘Masters of Sex’ proves its seriousness by aiming beyond titillation.
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    The Show That Changed the World

    Whether the 1913 Armory show was about shocking the public or bringing European sensibilities to American shores, its bottom line is clear: it sold Americans on modern art.
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    Leaning Out a la Francaise

    ‘Having it all’ the French way means more Brie and less briefcase.
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    Almost Fatal

    Legendary Formula One racer Niki Lauda on the season that nearly killed him.