A Whitewater Tragedy in Westchester County
When Hurricane Irene transformed New York's placid Croton River in a raging torrent, local rafters couldn't resist plunging in. Not all of them came back out.
For years ex-Bear Dave Duerson had a hand in turning down scores of disability claims of retired players – though he likely suffered from brain injuries himself. In February, 2011, he shot himself in the heart. Was it because he couldn't bear to admit his betrayal?
The five-time reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ just might be the smartest, most gifted driver ever. So why is it that so many people – fans, fellow drivers – want to see him lose? On the eve of the 2011 Daytona 500, the native Californian, who is married to a former model and snowboards when he’s off the track, talks down the haters, and even gives away a few secrets.
America's top commanders have bet on counterinsurgency to defeat the Taliban. Critics, some within the military, say the approach has softened our forces and demand a return to traditional tactics. From West Point to the Afghan hot spot of Malajat, Matthew Teague explores the battle over how we do battle.
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