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The Kill Team: How U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan Murdered Innocent Civilians

Early last year, after six hard months soldiering in Afghanistan, a group of American infantrymen reached a momentous decision: It was finally time …

How does USA TODAY choose what to publish? Ask USA TODAY

How does USA TODAY pick its news? What makes a story worthy of being printed in the paper?<p>USA TODAY Executive Editor David Colton delves into the thought process behind what makes a usable story for USA TODAY and what doesn't. He compares picking topics for a newspaper with picking stories for …

The N.S.A.’s Spying on Muslim-Americans

What counts as an American name? A report by Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain, at the Intercept, says that the N.S.A. and F.B.I. have “covertly monitored the emails of prominent Muslim-Americans,” and names five of them. They are real Americans—men like Nihad Awad, the executive director of the …

I Was a Washington Post Reporter. And a Crack Addict.

This is my story.<p>As was the case every Halloween, on October 31, 1989, a couple of <i>Washington</i> <i>Post</i> reporters were sent to cover the festivities in Georgetown, where thousands of mostly white and affluent revelers partied through the night. I was dispatched to the other side of town—Potomac Gardens, a …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

The Powerlifting Training Plan

If you want to get big and strong in minimal time, you really only need to focus on three moves: the squat, the bench press, and the deadlift. That’s …

Workouts

25 Ways to Lose Fat Faster: Easy-to-Follow Tips & Tricks

With the summer season rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to kick our workout routines into high gear—and actually make some significant …

Fighting

New Testosterone Booster Hits the Shelves

The Best Barbell Workout

Joe Stankowski, C.P.T.

Men's Journal: Health, Adventure, Gear, Style

Health

A college degree is worth $831,000

Yes, college is still worth it.<p>A new report from the San Francisco Fed crunched some numbers.<p>The takeaways?<p>College graduates—those with a four-year degree—earned about 61% more ($20,050) annually than those without a four-year degree in 2011. The premium has averaged around $20,000 for decades. …

College & University

Father John Misty

<i>Photos by Emma Elizabeth Tillman</i><p>There's a song on <i>Fear Fun</i>, the warm 2012 debut from former Fleet Foxes member Josh Tillman's Father John Misty project, called "I'm Writing a Novel"—and wouldn't you know it, that's exactly what the singer/songwriter is up to these days. "I see being a writer as my …

The best punching bag workout

The Best Dumbbell Biceps Workout

C. J. Murphy, M.F.S.

7 Exercise Swaps for Total-Body Balance

Michael Schletter, C.P.T.

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

The Best Medicine Ball Ab Workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question “What workout should I do?” No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

Get six-pack abs with this 10-minute workout to burn fat

Thinkstock / Getty<p>Thinkstock / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Apart from following a diet made up exclusively of pizza and beer, the worst …

Muscle

Game of Thrones - Sex and Violence = 'European Castle Documentary'

What happens when HBO's notoriously explicit show gets the Chinese censorship treatment<p>This week, China Central Television (CCTV) made an uncharacteristically bold move: It aired the first season pilot of <i>Game of Thrones,</i> the popular HBO fantasy drama renowned for gruesome violence and graphic sex …

2014’s Most Outrageous Attacks on Women’s Health (So Far)

It’s undeniable that American women are facing a dire crisis when it comes to reproductive healthcare. From 2011 to 2013, a record 205 abortion …

Teen Copycat Suicides Are A Real Phenomenon

A new study provides the strongest evidence yet that sensational media reporting of a teen suicide plays into the tendency of other kids to imitate …

Evaporated

Syria is the most dangerous place in the world for journalists. More than 60 have been killed there since the war began, and many others have been kidnapped, becoming pawns in the conflict. The author picks up the trail of two colleagues, Austin Tice and Jim Foley, who vanished in 2012.<p>On May 23, …

Your Friendly Neighborhood Drug Dealer

Working in America’s everyday black-market economy<p>As “Carlo” walks around New York City, his gentle manner, warm smile, and crisp button-down shirts do nothing to betray that he has some $10,000 in illegal drugs stashed in his pockets.<p>In his 30s and from the Upper West Side, Carlo is a dealer in …