Hanna Rosin asks, Did Christianity cause the crash?; David Dobbs on the science of success; Philip Caputo on Mexico's drug wars; Benjamin Schwarz selects the twenty-five best books of the year; Sandra Tsing Loh on being a bad mother; and much more.
For millions of followers, the prosperity gospel encouraged financial risk in the name of God.
The physicist’s first trip to the U.S. placed him at the center of contentious debates over Zionism.
In Congo, victims question the justice of prosecuting war criminals.
At the border between Azerbaijan and Iran, everything’s for sale: sex, booze, tattoos—and maybe some revolutionary fervor.
Army’s best option for finally beating Navy
Once the most outspoken critic of Zimbabwe’s government, David Coltart is now on the inside
Good intentions collide with dumb birds on a small farm in Pennsylvania.
Squaw Valley celebrates its Olympics, 50 years later.
A new fuel-cell technology promises to revolutionize access to cheap, clean energy.
Finance guru Dave Ramsey wins followers with a simple message: find God and lose your credit cards.
How to start your own advice column, whether to clean the hotel room before the maid arrives, and other conundrums