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Searching everywhere up and down the hills of Northern California, Celeste rallies Eric’s boss—Cal—and local Sheriff in search of her baby sister before it is too late.
It was a trial that riveted the nation. Now, more than 2 decades after being convicted for murdering their wealthy parents, Lyle and Erik Menendez search for ‘meaning beyond the tragedy’
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
Elite colleges including Harvard and Columbia are suspending athletes due to lewd private messages.
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
Driven by opportunism, pragmatism, or fear, many begin to forget that they used to think certain things were unacceptable.
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
In the United States, the nones have it. The nones being people with no organized religion and increasingly no belief in God or a universal spiritual power. They have the momentum, attention, and an expectation that in the future they will become a m
From politics shows to horror series, highlights from a year of listening
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
A new study provides the first evidence that gun violence spreads exactly like a blood-borne pathogen.
Friends and family share stories of the loved ones who were killed when a gunman attacked a Florida airport
SHE SAYS THEIR AFFAIR WAS LOVE. HE SAYS IT WAS JUST SEX
At the annual prayer breakfast in Washington, the president focused on the violent, ideological threats to America.
A new movement is memorializing forgotten sites of racist violence.
WHEN HE ADDRESSES entrepreneurs at Inc. conferences, Bob Parsons, the irascible, ingenious founder of GoDaddy and Parsons Xtreme Golf, tells of his service as a Marine rifleman in Vietnam. The day he arrived in a combat zone—a green replacement in a
Elise Young and Janan Hanna As political activists take to the streets in the largest numbers since the 1960s, Republicans in statehouses across the U.S. are devising laws to regulate public dissent. They say free speech doesn’t cover the kind of vi
President Trump’s assumption that law-enforcement officers in Chicago are too restrained gets the city’s challenges precisely backward.
JUNE 2001 Dr. William Hunter and Dr. Roger Brumback fire Garcia from the pathology residency program at Creighton University School of Medicine after he tries to interfere with a colleague who is taking a medical license exam. FEB. 26, 2008 Garcia
American law enforcement is using billions of dollars worth of military equipment, sometimes in ways it shouldn’t, according to a new documentary.
Those who worry that it undermines state secrets would do better to start addressing the core reasons that the classification system is losing legitimacy.
Why some people are withdrawing from mainstream society into “intentional communities”—and what the rest of the country can learn from them
The little girl’s shocking murder stunned the nation—and led investigators through nearly two decades of twists and suspects
The home is in many ways the basic unity of society, a bastion of shelter and family bonds. It is the means by which the social order is reproduced and the context in which children are brought into the world. Yet for millions of women, children, and
Robin Marvel was never supposed to succeed. By the time she was a teenager she’d watched her mother be violently beaten by her father and a number of boyfriends, been sexually assaulted herself, moved haphazardly around the country, become an alcohol
The founder and executive chair of the World Economic Forum explains how society can have an identity crisis—and what a Precariat is
Nearly 2 decades after the 6-year-old was found dead in her Colorado home, the case continues to haunt her family and the nation. Inside the ongoing investigation of her horrific death—and the search for her killer
Ghosts and schmaltz haunt George Saunders’s first novel.
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
The editor of First Things on Donald Trump and the limits of multi-cultural democracy
A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.