May 18, 2018 Issue

Cover story U.S.
What really happened during a deadly 2002 battle against Al-Qaeda has led to a bitter dispute among special operators in the Air Force, Navy SEALs and Army Rangers.
In Focus

You’re Fired!

Manila, Philippines—A demonic effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte was set ablaze during May 1 demonstrations outside the presidential palace. Thousands of workers and activists marched to demand Duterte make good on his campaign promise: to abolish short-term employment contracts without adequate benefits.
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The "Startup Nation" is experiencing a massive brain drain—and the problem is only getting worse.
When a woman becomes a mother for the first time, her pay decreases by 4 percent on average. By comparison, new fathers typically see a 6 percent increase in their salary.