Come See the New Frontier

Every week we take our readers to places where news is being made, whether it's the Senate office where Jim Jeffords decided to bolt the Republican Party, a jail cell where a teenage killer has come to realize the horrors he committed or a medical lab where the latest cancer therapy is being developed. But every so often, we devote a special issue to a place we find so compelling that only a dozen or more stories will do the subject justice. So, starting in February, 15 of our journalists began spending time along the 1,952-mile border between the U.S. and...

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