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In this vivid, heartfelt story, Little Man embarks on a coming-of-age journey as he attempts to succeed despite the seemingly insurmountable obstacles that stand before him in his tough Texas neighborhood.
After Kala Brown is rescued from being chained inside a storage container for 2 months, police uncover at least 3 bodies nearby—and her murderous captor’s chilling secrets
TARA JOHN ON JULY 15, QANDEEL BALOCH, a Pakistani social-media star, was strangled to death by her brother for “dishonoring” the family name by being outspoken about female sexuality. So-called honor killings are widespread in Pakistan, where more t
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
FELIZ SOLOMON THOUSANDS OF BURMA’S MUSLIM Rohingya are facing worsening abuses by the military after parts of western Rakhine state were placed on lockdown following an Oct. 9 attack on border police blamed on Rohingya jihadists. Amid reports of rap
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After deadly clashes and government bans, Nigeria’s Shiite Muslim community is pushing back.
The Birth of a Nation actor on sexual assault, raising black sons and moving to Chicago with her NBA-star husband
The entertainer dishes on next year’s Hello, Dolly! revival, reissuing her first album and being a mentor
After bullets spray their streets, a group of young basketball players take action—and turn the color orange into a symbol to stop neighborhood gun deaths
As the former NFL star takes on a new role at Good Morning America, he reflects on his journey to the top, raising four kids and that dramatic exit from Live
After the fatal shootings of black men Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police, a heavily armed gunman kills 5 Dallas police officers, opening racial wounds around the nation and leaving grieving loved ones desperate for answers—and peace
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
Nikita Richardson UNIVISION Within the next three decades, minorities will become the majority in the U.S.—and 60-year-old Univision, currently the fifth-largest broadcast network in the country, wants to be at the center of their conversations. “T
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Ohio ready to resume executions Ohio said it would resume executions in 2017, using a new three-drug combination. Lethal injections in the state were stalled for three years after a botched execution in which the condemned man took over 20 minutes t
The most exciting work was largely Off Broadway, where intimate plays with big ideas are flourishing: new, necessary theater for an unstable time.
Teaching women not to buy or hide guns for their partners, the leaders of Operation LIPSTICK aim to stop murders on their streets
BACK IN 2013 WHEN SHE WAS FIRST DIAGNOSED with uterine fibroids, Bethenny Frankel did something highly uncharacteristic: She told almost no one. Used to living life out loud, Frankel chose to deal with the condition quietly and kept it hidden from th
After being raped in college, the Harvard grad and aspiring astronaut, 24, is now fighting for survivors’ rights in every part of the country
Why would four suspects in Chicago broadcast the torture of a man on Facebook Live?
The Running Man, based on the Stephen King novel, is a not-very-good movie that did a pretty good job of anticipating some of the realities of the year we just entered.
European authorities are just waking up to the dangers of radicalized women.
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After helping bring her college roommate’s killer to justice, she now takes on ‘unsolvable’ cases, giving hope to families of victims who want answers
WHEN PARKER POSEY GOT A CALL from Christopher Guest offering her a part in his next movie, she already knew the drill. Having appeared in all four of the faux-documentaries Guest had written and directed since 1997, she knew he’d give her the basic c
A week after 5 Dallas police officers were murdered, a gunman goes on a killing spree in Louisiana, leaving 3 officers dead and 3 others injured. While families mourn the lives lost in the line of duty, a heartsick nation seeks unity—and an end to violence
THE ACTOR, 40, STARS IN 2 NEW FILMS, QUEEN OF KATWE AND A UNITED KINGDOM
IN 2014, A WEEK BEFORE THANKSGIVING, a 56-year-old man was shot in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Within hours, several of his family members gathered at the crime scene, discussing retribution. They had suffered; now, they wanted others
I EXPLAIN MY PASSION FOR HISTORY TO MY FRIENDS BY quoting American philosopher George Santayana: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” That simple concept of not drinking from the same carton of sour milk twice is the found
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