Immigrant Son (United States / Marco Rubio)
Marco Rubio wants to sell the GOP on a path to citizenship for undocumented Americans. So why is his mom calling?
The Other Guy (United States)
On immigration, conservative mastermind Kris Kobach is not backing down
Refighting the Last Wars (In the Arena)
What have we, and Senator John McCain, learned about Iraq and Afghanistan?
Killer Healer Victim (Veterans)
In Iraq, Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was a world-class sniper. At home he worked to help fellow veterans. That mission got him killed
Blood for Oil (Kurdistan)
Iraq could face a civil war with its Kurds over the right to drill for crude
Precious Holdings (China)
From smart phones to weaponry, cutting-edge technologies depend on access to elements called rare earths. What happened when China tried too hard to control them
From Presidents' wives to tsunami survivors, the year's standout performances transcended mere impersonation