November 22 Issue

Cover story U.S.
The reactors at Hanford made plutonium for the nuclear weapon dropped on Nagasaki; today, they sit on a radioactive wasteland that whistle-blowers say is a ticking time bomb
No Second Chance
In Focus

No Second Chance

Fire fighters and rescuers work at the crash site of a Russian passenger airliner near Kazan, the capital of the Tatarstan republic, about 720 kilometers (450 miles) east of Moscow, Nov. 17, 2013. A Russian passenger airliner crashed Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the city of Kazan, killing all people aboard, officials said. The Boeing 737 belonging to Tatarstan Airlines crashed an hour after taking off from Moscow. There were no immediate indications of the cause.
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Lebanon had just about recovered from its own civil war when jihadist bombs shattered their fragile peace
New World
The sudden rise of Snapchat shows that people want their privacy back

Flight Plan

The American Airlines/US Airways merger is a boon to everyone except customers
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