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
Barack Obama and Dick Cheney's face-off on national security tops this week's Index, followed by Israel's stance on the peace process; Kris Allen's surprising American Idol win 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
National parks gun law takes effect