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- Dec 9 20163 minutes
Online 'Sextortion' Is On The Rise
Sextortionists are hacking accounts and threatening blackmail victims for more.
- Jan 30 20179 minutes
Did He Kill His Family?
Almost 47 years after the brutal murders of his wife and daughters, former Green Beret surgeon Jeffrey MacDonald still insists he’s innocent. Now, in an exclusive prison interview, he reveals the evidence he hopes will prove it
- Jan 12 20173 minutes
The Revolt of Working Parents
Mothers—and some fathers—are increasingly suing employers for discriminating against working parents. They are succeeding.
- Jan 30 20175 minutes
What Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't Do
The Trump administration appears to have reversed the ban on green-card holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
- Feb 6 20174 minutes
Trump Vs. The Rule Of Law
One weekend came close to undoing the firm legal foundation that’s let U.S. business thrive
- Jul 1 20132 minutes
The Art of Efficiency: How to Do One Thing at a Time
Energy levels rise and dip every 90 minutes, here is how to make the most of your time.
- Feb 6 20171 minute
Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller Facing Jail Time?
CHRISTINA DUGAN She’s famed for berating her small-boned charges on Lifetime’s Dance Moms, but controversial reality star Abby Lee Miller, 50, has remained unusually silent as she awaits sentencing in a bankruptcy fraud case that might lead to priso
- Jun 27 20161 minute
American Slaves Emancipated Themselves
TO MANY AMERICANS, THE END OF SLAVERY is synonymous with Abraham Lincoln, who signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. But that’s hardly the whole story. And it discounts the agency of thousands of slaves who voted with their feet for freedom.
- Oct 3 20165 minutes
The Mindful Classroom
Some experts think mindfulness is the antidote to distraction, misbehaving—even poor math scores. Are they on to something?
- Dec 1 20163 minutes
Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked In The Last Decade
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
- Jan 1 20162 minutes
Little Extras That Make a Big Difference to Employees
Want to reward your workers without offering bonuses? The little things count, so look at this list of benefits that your staff will appreciate.
- Feb 17 20178 minutes
Why Neil Gorsuch Must Not Be Confirmed
Temper tantrums designed to undermine the Constitution for naked political purposes cannot be rewarded.
- Jan 30 20172 minutes
A Timeline Of The Case
Feb. 17, 1970 Police arrive at the MacDonald apartment to find pregnant Colette, Kim and Kristen stabbed and bludgeoned to death. MacDonald is unconscious and bleeding from wounds on his chest. He tells military police the family was attacked by fou
- Jun 27 20162 minutes
On Campuses, ‘Party Culture’ No Longer Excuses Rape
EARLIER THIS MONTH, BROCK ALLEN Turner, the ex–Stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a fraternity dumpster, received two sentences. The first, from the Santa Clara County Superior Court, was light: six months i
- Feb 10 20177 minutes
Why Trump Won’t Move The U.S. Embassy In Israel
The president appears to be making a wider play toward Middle East peace—but perhaps one that stops short of a Palestinian state.
- Jan 16 20171 minute
Could He Go Free?
FOR 47 YEARS JEFFREY MACDONALD HAS INSISTED HE DIDN’T MURDER HIS FAMILY. NOW AN APPEALS COURT WILL DECIDE IF THERE’S EVIDENCE TO PROVE IT
- Feb 1 201710 minutes
Rethinking A Broken System
Five activists, including singer John Legend, debate the future of criminal justice reform and the role that tech and data can play.
- Jan 30 20171 minute
Who’s Who In South Korea’s Widening Graft Scandal
CHARLIE CAMPBELL THE CORRUPTION SCANDAL ENGULFING SOUTH Korea has ensnared the country’s largest company. On Jan. 18, Samsung’s de facto chief, Lee Jae-yong, appeared in court after being accused of bribing impeached President Park Geun-hye and one
- Feb 13 20171 minute
Guns For The Mentally Incompetent
The National Rifle Association wants payback for its political support
- Feb 17 20176 minutes
Steve Bannon's Fever Dream of an American Gulag
The White House wants to build dozens of new jails for up to 2 million people along the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Feb 6 20171 minute
The Perils Of Snap Judging A U.S. President
LILY ROTHMAN FOR NEARLY A CENTURY, U.S. PRESIDENTS have entered office with their eyes on an early goalpost: What can be done during the first 100 days? It’s a tradition that dates to 1933, when Franklin D. Roosevelt used a rush of early action to a
- Jan 16 20171 minute
For The Record
‘It should be a wake-up call to this nation.’ ANDREW CUOMO, governor of New York, announcing on Jan. 3 a plan to offer free state-college tuition to hundreds of thousands of middle- and low-income New Yorkers; if it passes the state legislature, it
- Jan 1 20172 minutes
01 We’ll Generate Our Own Resources
An ambitious experiment in the Netherlands could be a model for life off the grid.
- Oct 3 20162 minutes
Don’t Pardon Edward Snowden
He performed a service by revealing NSA methods but should still face a jury
- Feb 3 20174 minutes
Shifting Sands: How Long Can Oman Be An Oasis Of Peace?
The country’s leader, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, has ruled for 46 years but reportedly has terminal cancer.
- Feb 3 20173 minutes
Milo Yiannopoulos Tested Progressives—and They Failed
Conservative students have the right to bring obnoxious bigots to speak on campus and other students have a right to protest. But controversial speakers should be allowed to speak.
- Oct 24 20165 minutes
A New Paradigm for Opioid Addiction: More Drugs
THE PHOTO WAS so startling that it almost seemed staged. In the driver’s seat, the man’s head is dropped back, his eyes closed, mouth agape, one hand draped on the steering wheel in front of him and the other in his lap. In the passenger seat, a woma
- Jul 4 20161 minute
The Liberal Hypocrisy of ‘Free Speech’
LIBERALS TEND TO THINK OF THEMSELVES as open-minded and supportive of free speech. But recent examples show otherwise—and prove that many on the left are not above using intimidation and harassment to silence dissenting voices. Consider the fight ag
- Feb 10 201759 minutes
Trump's Interests vs. America's, Dominican Republic Edition
Despite a promise to stop pursuing foreign deals, the Trump Organization is revisiting a previously abandoned licensing agreement.
- Feb 7 201712 minutes
He may well try to govern as an authoritarian. Whether he succeeds depends less on what he does than on how civil society responds.