April 18, 2014 Issue

Cover story World
American farmers are a dying breed, in part because they're killing themselves at a shocking rate.
Cherry Blossoms Arrive With Spring in Japan
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Cherry Blossoms Arrive With Spring in Japan

TOMIOKA, Japan - Cherry blossoms are in full bloom in the Yonomori district of the town of Tomioka, Fukushima Prefecture, on April 9, 2014. Entry to areas beyond the fence remains restricted due to the nuclear crisis caused by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. (Kyodo)
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Dark Side of the Loon

Facebook and Google are working to use drones or balloons to bring the Internet to remote corners of the world. It's the ultimate pie-in-the-sky scheme.
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