Why You Can't Ignore Kanye (Music)
More GQ than gangsta, Kanye West is challenging the way rap thinks about race and class--and striking a chord with fans of all stripes
War Crimes: The Uneasy Bargains of Peacetime (Notebook)
Six decades after the end of World War II in the Pacific, the anniversary celebrations are still tempered by memories of Japanese war crimes.
Fishing For Reef Reform (Notebook)
The move by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority last year to expand no-fishing "green" zones from 4% to 33% of the reef won plaudits from scientists and conservationists, but few friends in the fishing industry.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Remastering the Record (Arts/Exhibition)
Art story or history? Artifact or artifice? Michael Stevenson recreates the relics of a painter's voyage, with unsettling results