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Cuba on the Cusp

As U.S. policy softens, the island that time forgot prepares for change

Unlocking the Secrets of PTSD

New efforts to understand exactly how posttraumatic stress disorder affects the brain could reshape treatment for military veterans

The Varsity Sport of the Virtual World

The newest route to college is through a video game

China Challenges America’s Financial Leadership

Washington wants its allies to stay away from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Vin Diesel: Self-Help Guru

Millions of fans are inspired by his oddest role yet

Cable’s Monopoly Is Falling—But Your Bill Might Not

Cord cutting comes with its own costs

The Market Mirage

What stock prices do–and don’t–tell us about the actual value of a company

Bought to You By

In which I explain the power of sports marketing to my 5-year-old son

Why It Matters Who Steve Jobs Really Was

Dueling biographies fight over the story of Steve

How Super PACs Are Taking Over

A new breed of high-dollar outside groups is reshaping the 2016 presidential race

A Year of Ebola

New signs of hope

Yemen’s Chaotic Civil War Sucks In Regional Rivals

A Prisoner Exchange Revisited

Why Angelina Jolie Chose Surgery–Again

Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore’s stern and brilliant founding father put his stamp on Asia

Forrest Grump

The Culture

Katie Couric on A New Documentary, Her New Job and the NBC Rumor Mill

The anchor and activist answers 10 questions in this week’s TIME

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What You Said About …

Death by Drowning.

Erik Larson revisits the Lusitania disaster

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