November 18, 2016 Issue

The Almost Americans

Former Russian spies Jan and Victorya Neumann helped the FBI fight the Kremlin and its mafia cohorts. Now they're stuck without a country.
In Focus

Killing the Black Snake

Cannon Ball, North Dakota—For months, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has inveighed against plans to build a oil pipeline on land it claims to own. The U.S. government temporarily suspended construction on part of the pipeline in September. But the demonstrations have continued, as protesters like this one on horseback, remain undeterred. “The best way to resolve this,” says Dave Archambault II, the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux, “is to reroute this pipeline.”
Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS

America's Top Brothel has long been the Amazon Prime of prostitution. Now it could close for good—and some say that's a bad thing.

Cut the IBS

Food giants are hustling to develop palatable products low in short-chain carbohydrates to ease the burden of digestive disorders.