May 16 Issue

Cover story Business
Female entrepreneurs often struggle to win the backing of venture capitalists and angel investors. Here's how they are fighting back
A Destroyed Homs Changes Hands in Syria
In Focus

A Destroyed Homs Changes Hands in Syria

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk down a street in old Homs city May 8, 2014.
Launch Slideshow 5 PHOTOS
Iraqis went to vote despite a storm of sectarian violence and bombings
New World
Bioengineered plants can be both energy-producing powerhouses and toxic chemical sensors
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