- Dec 9 20163 minutes
Online 'Sextortion' Is On The Rise
Sextortionists are hacking accounts and threatening blackmail victims for more.
- Oct 31 20161 minute
The Social Cost of Solitary Confinement
ACCORDING TO ESTIMATES FROM FEDERAL agencies, there are tens of thousands of prisoners in solitary confinement—put there not by judges or juries but at the discretion of prison administrators. Often the conditions are extreme: one California prisoner
- Oct 10 20167 minutes
The Killing Season Inside Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs
AROUND 11 P.M. ON JULY 25, RESTITUTO Castro received an anonymous text message asking him to leave his house in northern Manila and go to the corner of the MacArthur Highway. Just hours earlier, the new Philippine President, 71-year-old Rodrigo Duter
- Dec 29 20167 minutes
Democrats Have A Religion Problem
A conversation with Michael Wear, a former Obama White House staffer, about the party’s illiteracy on and hostility toward faith
- Aug 22 20161 minute
Walmart’s DIY Plan To Fight Petty Theft
THE WALMART SUPERCENTER IN CAMDEN, S.C., is a 24/7 retail oasis and the only place many nearby residents can go for basic necessities. It’s also the most frequented stop for local police. In the first six months of 2016, 14% of the city’s law-enforce
- Aug 8 20161 minute
That ’70s Saga
LILY ROTHMAN A FEW DAYS AFTER BEING KIDNAPPED, IN February 1974, Patricia Hearst recorded a message to her family from the closet where she was held. “Today is Friday the eighth,” she said, “and in Kuwait, the commandos negotiated the release of the
- Dec 1 20162 minutes
The Moral Imperative For Leaders
WE LIVE IN A TIME of moral outrage. If you listened to partisans on either side of Election 2016, it was a contest between—or a protest of—a criminally corrupt politician and a serial sex offender, even though neither candidate had been formally char
- Dec 16 20165 minutes
Bangui's Traumatized Street Children
Will the homeless kids of the Central African Republic be pulled back into the country’s simmering conflict?
- Jan 14 20174 minutes
In Switzerland, You Can Be Denied Citizenship For Being Too Annoying
Here is one matter, at least, in which the Swiss refuse to be neutral.
- Jun 13 201612 minutes
How to Stay Married
Staying married is more challenging than ever. But new data says it’s worth it
- Nov 11 201611 minutes
Trump’s Missing Emails
The Trump strategy was deny, impede and delay, while destroying documents the court had ordered them to hand over.
- Dec 30 20165 minutes
What Would Change Your Mind About President Trump?
An exercise for his supporters and critics
- Oct 24 20162 minutes
4 Steps For The Next President
Racism should be a core concern for all Americans, in every area of our lives. Implicit bias—our subconscious associations of race—permeates everything that we do. And we must pursue systemic accountability to fix it. The next President must apply th
- 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
- Nov 28 20161 minute
Facebook, Google to tackle ‘fake news’ Following backlash over the dissemination of “fake news” shared on the Internet during the U.S. election cycle, Facebook and Google have moved to adjust their advertising policies, targeting the revenue sources
- Nov 7 20162 minutes
The Love That Changed America
RICHARD AND MILDRED LOVING FOUGHT TO LEGALIZE INTERRACIAL MARRIAGE. NOW HOLLYWOOD IS FINALLY TELLING THEIR STORY
- Dec 6 20164 minutes
What Will It Take To Convict A Police Officer For Shooting An Unarmed Man?
In two high-profile trials—those of Officers Michael Slager and Ray Tensing—juries declined to hold cops accountable for taking the lives of civilians.
- Aug 29 20161 minute
Why Body-Cam Footage Stays Unseen
ON AUG. 13, A POLICE BODY camera in Milwaukee captured the fatal shooting of Sylville Smith, 23, a black man who officials say was fleeing police while armed—something they say is clear in the video. In the immediate aftermath, the public had to take
- Nov 21 20161 minute
We Must Wage A Jihad Of Peace
QASIM RASHID One of the high marks of Islam that the Prophet Muhammad taught is that loyalty to your country is part of your faith. I can sympathize with the anger and fear that many have: I’m a person of color; I’m a Muslim; I have young children.
- Dec 19 20161 minute
A Great Neighbor
TEXAN JUSTIN NORMAND SENDS A MESSAGE OF UNITY TO MUSLIMS IN HIS COMMUNITY—AND FINDS SUPPORT FROM AROUND THE WORLD
- Dec 25 20161 minute
No. 21 Because The Aclu Is Ready To Rumble.
ANDREW RICE THE MORNING AFTER Trump was elected president, Anthony Romero, the executive director of the ACLU, made a defiant promise: “We’ll see him in court.” Bolstered by what Romero calls “the greatest outpouring of support” in the organization’
- Dec 2 20162 minutes
Will Gambia's Election See The President Ousted?
Opposition activists say that Gambia’s state-sponsored intimidation could come to an end in the December 1 election.
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
The Best Path To Brexit Is Painful For Both Sides
A transitional deal is needed, because two years isn’t enough for a final pact
- Jan 18 20175 minutes
Emoluments: Trump's Coming Ethics Trouble
The president-elect’s lawyers have explained why they don’t think he’ll violate the Constitution’s foreign emoluments clause—but their arguments fall apart under closer scrutiny.
- Dec 5 20168 minutes
The Historic Victory At Standing Rock
What it means, what the law says, and what comes next
- Jan 11 20174 minutes
Five Cabinet Nominees Who Could Affect Education
The U.S. Department of Education is not the only office with power over student-related policy.
- Oct 10 20163 minutes
The Growing Case for Shared Parenting After Divorce
THERE ARE MANY WAYS IN WHICH celebrities are not like us, from the clothes they wear to the jets they fly. And when Angelina Jolie, one of the world’s most famous women, filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, one of the world’s most famous men, she did so
- Dec 12 20161 minute
The View From The Vatican
Pope Francis will address the Global Forum on Dec. 3. The Archbishop of Washington talked to TIME’s Elizabeth Dias about the Holy Father’s vision for the global economy
- Apr 1 20142 minutes
'I'm Getting Divorced, and My Spouse Owns Part of My Company'
Q: I'm getting divorced, and my spouse owns part of my company. Now what? A: Sorry to break it to you, but unless you went into business with well-defined operational roles or have a prenuptial agreement that clearly defines company ownership, you're
- Jan 10 20176 minutes
In Germany, Parents Can Sue The Government For Failing To Provide Child Care
A judge has ruled that mothers and fathers can try to recover wages they lost from staying home to take care of their kids.