September 14, 2018 Issue

Cover story U.S.
Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings will ignore the power grab that has turned the court into our government's most dangerous branch. But all the senators have to do is ask about one case—and it's not Roe v. Wade.
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Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, France—White balloons float skyward on August 27 after being released at the end of a march paying tribute to Maëlys de Araujo, an 8-year-old French schoolgirl abducted at a wedding and murdered a year earlier. Maëlys’s body was found in February, six months after she went missing; that month, Nordahl Lelandais, a former soldier, admitted to the murder.
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TMS, or transcranial magnetic stimulation, has not been scientifically proved, but the technique has helped ADHD patients. Should doctors sacrifice their ethics if they believe it works?