08.19.11 11:33 PM ET
This Week’s Best Reads
A year and a half after the island was reduced to rubble by an earthquake, the world's unprecedented effort to rebuild it has turned into a disaster of good intentions.
The Prettiest Boy in the World
Alex Morris, New York
Many people are blessed with beauty. Some even make a career of it. But very few can work both sides of the runway.
The Great Recession has accelerated the hollowing-out of the American middle class. And it has illuminated the widening divide between most of America and the super-rich. Both developments herald grave consequences. Here is how we can bridge the gap between us.
When Jane Haag's fiance turned violent and began stalking her, police and her own lawyers proved useless to stop it. Until she took him to court herself.
Jon Huntsman couldn’t be more at odds with the Republican Party of the moment. So why are he and his family—nice, sane people—willing to spend months on the campaign trail?
Michael Mewshaw, Newsweek
Part bull, part bullfighter, Rafael Nadal is a man who never quits or makes excuses in defeat.