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This Week's Edition
Waiting for the Next Revolution
Will the Arab Spring inspire an African Spring?
Far From Geneva, Iran Nuclear Talks Continue
As negotiations drag on in Switzerland, a secret meeting in France may be the key to brokering a deal with Iran.
How a Fashion-Conscious Teenager Became a Neo-Nazi Queen
Germany’s trial of the century heats up as a bad mother takes the stand.
What Happened To Just Being Hungry?
Foodism has turned every restaurant outing into an adventure, and every dish an epiphany.
From Mortal Enemies to Facebook Friends
Fifty years ago, they were trying to kill each other in Vietnam. Now they hang out.
Will Syrian Polio Spread to Europe?
Scientists fear a deadly scourge that was nearly eradicated could be making a comeback.
Sexual Trauma Victims Lose Out on PTSD Benefits: Report
The ACLU and partner groups claim it’s harder for vets who suffered from military sexual assault to get PTSD benefits.
Turkey’s Erdogan Is Quietly Wooing America’s Enemies
Turkey's prime minister has snubbed advances from America's arms manufacturers, hosted top officials from Tehran and deepened a rift with Israel.
Riding Shotgun With The Woman Driving Change in Saudi Arabia
An exclusive conversation with Manal al-Sharif, who is propelling Women’s Spring in the Kingdom.
Kryptonite for a Surveillance State: Smog
Besides ruining the health of its citizens, China's heavy pollution makes it harder to spy on them.
Starbucks Aims Its Legal Cannon at a Bangkok Street Vendor
In a Godzilla vs. Bambi tale, America's coffee giant sues the owner of Starbungs for copyright infringement.
Young Workers Saying Adios to Latin America
Talk about PR spin: Brazil and Mexico are calling their exodus of skilled workers a “talent flux.”
A Boom in Medical Tourism? Not So Much
A new report highlights what its authors call three key myths of medical tourism, including its alleged popularity.
Grab and Run: Kyrgyzstan's Bride Kidnappings
In Kyrgyzstan, as many as 40% of ethnic Kyrgyz women are married after being kidnapped by the men who become their husbands.
Syrians Learn to Make Prosthetic Limbs in Turkey
To help amputees, Syrians with little medical training have learned to make prosthetic limbs.
Google to NSA: Stop Snooping in Our Data Centers
Eric Schmidt, the company's executive chairman, goes off on the embattled agency.
Mom, the Drone's Here With Our Pizza
Some venture capitalists are betting that drone technology could be the new new thing for investors.
This Week in Weird Weather
Our top eight photos of rogue waves, volcanic eruptions, flooding and other nasty stuff.
All Quiet as the Injured Toll From The War on Terror Hits 1 Million
Why? Because the U.S. government is no longer sharing this information with the public.
How Edward Snowden Escalated Cyber War With China
The NSA whistleblower may have killed the U.S.’s only shot at reining in China’s voracious theft of corporate, government, and military secrets.
Top 25 Companies Going Solar
Homeowners aren't the only ones looking to save on their energy bills.
Was Chevron Scammed For $19 Billion?
In Ecuador, a judge hit the oil major with an eye-popping class-action payout. In New York, the company is suing to get it back.
Did The U.N. Usher In a New Age of Cholera in Haiti?
A lawsuit demands the organization admit culpability and compensate victims.
Kidneys, Livers Are A Pound Of Flesh In Bangladesh
Micro-loans are great, except when you have to sell an organ to pay them off.
Ivy League Schools Lose 1 in 4 Chinese Students Early
A new study reveals that while many Chinese are enrolling at foreign institutions, not all are staying.
Japanese Play Asteroids For Real
It's no Atari. Scientists have successfully tested an asteroid-blasting canon.
Outsourcing Electoral Fraud In Zimbabwe
With a little help from Chinese and Israelis, Robert Mugabe rigged the vote.
Brazil's Scariest Slums Are A Must-See For Tourists
For just $35, you, too, can experience Rio squalor.
Benghazi Eyewitness Claims Obama Administration Ignored His Account Of The Attack
In a new book, security contractor Morgan Jones describes the State Department’s repeated refusal to provide more protection at the U.S. consulate.
Marijuana Might Kill Cancer
A new study suggests that several components of the cannabis plant slow or kill malignant cells.
Dead Ball! Brazil Sues FIFA Over World Cup Costs
Some Brazilians argue that the $3.5 billion to build or refurbish 12 stadiums should have been spent on other things, like health care or education.
The New Red Scare is Red Tape
China's economic slowdown and meddlesome bureaucrats are making life tougher for multinationals like IBM. and Starbucks.
15 Things You Couldn't Possibly Know About the Beatles
No. 8: John Lennon's public flatulence bummed out Little Richard
Report: Krokodil Concerns Lack Teeth
Officials cast doubt on alleged use of cooked-up heroin substitute.
Portrait of an Irish Jihadist as a Young Man
What would inspire a Muslim to go to fight in Syria? For Houssam Najjair, 34, a.k.a "Irish Sam," it was patriotism.
Newsweek Covers from Around the Globe
This week, Poland takes on politics and Korea targets imported cars.
The U.S. Spends Much More on the Elderly Than It Does on the Young
The federal government may soon be spending more on interest payments on the debt than on children.
The Week in Weird Weather
Our top eight photos of earthquakes, typhoons, floods and other nasty stuff.
Syria: The New Jihadist Training Ground
The biggest security threat to America and Europe is homebound jihadists.
One Family’s Journey to Safety in the Congo
Photographer Brian Sokol captured the Longue family’s escape from violence in the Central African Republic.
Will Congress Agree to a Skype Testimony From Edward Snowden?
Congressional investigating committees have invited mafia hit men to testify in highly publicized hearings. Why not whistleblowers?
Can China Vacuum Up Its Pollution? Literally
Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde designed an electromagnetic vacuum cleaner called Smog that can pull pollutants out of the sky.
Dolphin Murder Is a Serious Problem in Peru
Dolphin hunting is illegal in Peru, but more than 10,000 of the animals are killed by fisherman each year and used as shark bait.
The Royal Wedding You've Never Heard Of
Twelve horse-driven carts, 3,700 guests, and a ceremonial spousal foot-washing. Indonesia knows nuptials.
Glenn Greenwald and the Future of Leaks
In an exclusive interview, the journalist behind the NSA scandal talks spies, surveillance, and his next bombshell.
If You're a Woman in India, Don't Go Here
A new interactive website pinpoints where the most rapes are happening.
'On The Front Line' Celebrates the Life of Marie Colvin
New collection of the journalist's best work collects many truths about the unrest and conflict Marie Colvin spent her life chronicling.
The Full Beauty Photo Project: Big Women Bare All
Photographer Yossi Loloi focuses his lens on fullness and femininity to protest discrimination
Why You Don't Need to Worry About 'Flesh-Eating' Drug Krokodil
Krokodil has been described as heroin’s answer to meth, but there’s scant information suggesting its use has already spiraled out of control.
Note to the CIA: Be Careful Who You Assassinate
The murder of the Ngo Dinh Diem arguably had a greater impact on American history than that of JFK.
Kuwait Plans 'Medical' Test to Identify and Ban Gays
The Kuwaiti government is developing a form of preventative "gaydar" to detect and prevent gays and lesbians from entering the country.
Merchants of Death
A photographer captures the glamor and flash of international weapons shows
As a Post-Antibiotic Era Looms, Deadly Pathogens Are on the Rise
Has the world reached an unhealthy tipping point?
Iran and Syria Eye Israel’s Nukes
The move to disarm the Middle East gathers steam
Exclusive: S&P Says U.S. Was Minutes From Falling to Rock-Bottom Rating
The deciders who can downgrade America’s credit rating explain how they work.
Into Africa: Start-Ups Swarm The Continent
Entrepreneurs are finding ways to bring Africa online, and achieving wild success in the process.