March 14, 2014 Issue

In Focus

Honoring the Fallen

A gas mask lies among other debris at a barricade where U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was visiting, at the Shrine of the Fallen in Kiev, March 4, 2014.
Launch Slideshow 6 PHOTOS

Take and Rake

Research by many scholars has shown that privatization does not save taxpayer money

A Jihad of Her Own

More and more women are being recruited as terrorists and joining battle on Syria's front lines

Brain Boot Camp

The armed forces and intelligence services are working on a stunning array of pioneering brain development techniques that could one day make their way into civilian life

Mushin' Impossible

In Alaska's 1,049-mile trail sled dog race, coming in last is still an amazing accomplishment. Doing it twice requires a very special musher