February 02, 2018 Issue

Cover story U.S.
Four decades ago, the Reverend Raymond Broshears armed his disciples to keep LGBT people safe from crooked cops and violent homophobes. Their name: the Lavender Panthers. The legacy of their triumphs and the tragedy of their defeats live on in America's culture wars.
In Focus

Crash Course

Trabzon, Turkey—Rescue workers use cranes to lift a plane off a muddy cliff on January 14. The airliner and its 168 passengers had skidded off the runway and almost plunged into the Black Sea.
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