Steve Hansberry

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Army lets air out of battlefield spyship project

Near the height of the Afghanistan war, the Pentagon spent $297 million on a seven-story blimp-like aircraft — as long as a football field — that would hover over the war zone for weeks at a time, beaming back crucial intelligence.<p>But as the military wound down its presence in the Middle East, …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Senate Gets A Dose Of Scolding With Its Morning Prayer

It's easy to tune out when the Senate goes through its morning rituals. The president pro tem calls the chamber to order; there's the Pledge of Allegiance. One morning could sound like any other.<p>Except for the past two weeks. Barry C. Black, the Senate chaplain, has been using his morning prayers …

US shutdown threatens global recovery, bankers warn

A still-fragile global recovery is being put at risk by Washington's squabbling politicians, finance ministers and governors of central banks have warned as they stepped up the pressure on the US to avoid a catastrophic debt default this week.<p>In a series of attacks encouraged by the Obama …

The Week in Review: Magazines for Nobel Laureate Wannabes

Inside Flipboard / October 11, 2013<p>It’s been a big week for a select few of the world’s leading scientists and artists as the recipients of the 2013 …

The Best American Infographics 2013

Sadly, most infographics these days look like this, functioning as a cheap and easy way to gussy up numbers. But when done properly, infographics are …