October 24, 2014 Issue

Inside Kobane: The Diary of a Siege

As ISIS continues its relentless attack on the city, a local reporter describes the incredible courage and stamina of the resistance fighters keeping the enemy at bay
In Focus

Umbrella Organization

Hong Kong—A pro-democracy protester holds an umbrella during a performance in the streets outside government headquarters on October 9. After the government announced it was willing to talk, the protests waned, but an 11th-hour cancellation of the planned meeting by the government sent people back into the streets of Hong Kong’s financial district. As the movement enters its third week, pro-government protesters scuffled with protesters and tore down their signs and barriers. Police intervened to separate the two factions.
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Chop Chop Square

The beheadings by ISIS have revolted the world. But in Saudi Arabia, public decapitations remain commonplace

André 3000: The Newsweek Interview

The rapper opens up about the challenges of playing Jimi Hendrix, the long-awaited solo record he still hopes to make, and whether Woody Allen would be down to direct an Outkast biopic.

Pony Island

Chincoteague is overrun by feral, swimming ponies. And it's a wondrous thing to behold