Across The Red Line (Nation)

Evidence of a brutal chemical attack in Syria poses a defining test to the U.S.'s reputation and to Barack Obama's foreign policy vision




10 Questions for John Mayer (10 Questions)

Singer-songwriter John Mayer on throat surgery, his new album, life in Montana and the DIY music industry

I Have Sung the Future (Profile)

Janelle Monáe broke out as an R&B innovator. Now she's going full eclectic


I Want My MP3 (Tech)

Inside the messy — but promising — future of streaming music

The Lost Months (Washington Memo)

Immigration reformers won the battle of August. Can they win the war?

Blazing Summer (Nation)

The Yosemite wildfire is just the latest in a costly fire season

Shake It Up (Health)

Schools are subbing smoothies for fruit. Is that good for kids?