December 13, 2013 Issue

In Focus

Forever Madiba

People sing during the "Nelson Mandela: A Life Celebrated" memorial service at Cape Town Stadium, Dec. 11, 2013.
Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
One of the most conservative senators still finds himself challenged by the Tea Party

Mexico's New Oil Rush

Unless Mexico invites in foreign oil investors soon, a country with the world's second-largest untapped crude reserves could become a net energy importer
Google and other companies believe that robots today are like cell phones back when they were the size of bricks
Cleveland's hapless and mind-bogglingly mediocre NFL franchise can't even be bad enough to be interesting

Camera Shy

One of the greatest photographers may not have wanted anyone to see her work