What Shakespeare's English actually sounded like
The final nail in Scientology's coffin?
The Germanwings crash, and the folly of risk analysis
The real costs of foolish plans to 'secure' the border
THE WEEK Index
Sonia Sotomayor's hearing tops this week's Index, followed by the U.S. health care overhaul; Harry Potter's box office success takes the Fifth Column
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The troubling implications of believing our rights don't come from God
There's a mysterious bomber at the bottom of Lake Mead
Germanwings airline pledges initial payments of $54,450 per victim to families
Yemeni president: Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'
Tom Izzo blames Spartans' shaky Sweet 16 start on pre-game viewing of Get Hard
What we forgot after Apollo 11