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- Cover Story
The ag industry has known for 40 years that using antibiotics can create superbugs. Why did only one company take the science seriously?
Inside the shadowy world of America’s 10 biggest gunmakers.
Some Kind of Wonderful
Lynda and Stewart Resnick built their billion-dollar feel-good empire on nuts, slick marketing—and a staggering amount of California’s water.
Conservatives say they want another Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. What they really want is another Sam Alito.
Is the man-made catastrophe in Flint a sign of things to come?
Black Votes Matter
Five places where the new civil rights movement is shaking up politics.
Bobbing for Bad Apples
Can big data help prevent police shootings?
Kansas’ experiment in small government created a big mess.
Crossing the Line
The real story of the Syrian family who Donald Trump said might be ISIS terrorists.
The Home Front
Balancing work and family is still a chore.
Make America Self-Donate Again!
An expensive history of candidates blowing their own money on campaigns.
- MIXED MEDIA
The troubling divide between “sex positive” and true confidence.
Roots: The Next Generation
W. Kamau Bell speaks with LeVar Burton about an epic reboot.
Lessons From the Master
Yo-Yo Ma, whose multinational Silk Road Ensemble just released a new album, has sound advice for politicians, parents, and jittery performers.
- FOOD + HEALTH
The Tipping Point
Restaurants in 18 states pay their servers a paltry $2.13 an hour. Bon Appétit!
Silicon Valley VCs are drooling over meal-kit apps. But is the bubble about to burst?