GOING BACK

During a rooftop firefight in Fallujah, in one of the most harrowing battles of the Iraq War, something happened to Elliot Ackerman that he would never forget. Twelve years later, he went back to confront the past.
HOLLOWED OUT

The US Census bureau released population estimates covering counties and metro areas today, and the picture is grim for the post-industrial Midwest and Northeast.
SOMEBODY HAAS TO DO IT

Tommy Haas, the thirty-eight-year-old German tennis player, was once one of the top players in pro tennis. He is also now the tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open — the kind of corporate job typically held by people known for their operations-management skills, not for their flowing one-handed backhand.