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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.
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.
Sextortionists are hacking accounts and threatening blackmail victims for more.
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
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
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
IN A SHOCKING NEW BOOK, ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. SEEKS TO CLEAR HIS COUSIN MICHAEL SKAKEL, WHO SPENT 11 YEARS IN PRISON, FOR THE 1975 MURDER OF A CONNECTICUT TEENAGER
The little girl’s shocking murder stunned the nation—and led investigators through nearly two decades of twists and suspects
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
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
A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.
GEOFFREY GRAY KEN THOMPSON, Brooklyn’s first black district attorney, came in as a reformer. Within months of his election in 2014, he announced that his office would refuse to prosecute low-level marijuana possession and set up a kind of Innocence
After deadly clashes and government bans, Nigeria’s Shiite Muslim community is pushing back.
More than 5 decades after his first wife’s death, Felix Vail is convicted of her murder—and suspected in the disappearances of other women in his life
“I wanted to give Mr. Trump the opportunity to retract his false statements about me and the other women who came forward.”
The U.S. Air Force established a “Pilotless Aircraft Branch” after World War II, and by Vietnam, we were using surveillance drones in full force. Six days after 9/11, Bush authorized the CIA to hunt down terrorists, which eventually led to a “kill li
Helon Habila’s new book recounts the horror and revives the call to take notice.
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
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
S.Z. EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING about the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery—or about the criminal-justice system—there will be something in Ava DuVernay’s succinct, passionate documentary 13th to make your jaw drop. Although the ame
The Birth of a Nation actor on sexual assault, raising black sons and moving to Chicago with her NBA-star husband
After being raped in college, the Harvard grad and aspiring astronaut, 24, is now fighting for survivors’ rights in every part of the country
DANIEL D’ADDARIO A COLLEGE KID BORROWS THE FAMILY CAR TO GO out partying—but that car is a New York City cab, and its off-duty light is broken. Soon, the kid’s got a passenger, a beautiful young woman who gets him high, plays knife games with him an
THE BORDER OF WEST VIRGINIA and Ohio is full Appalachia, deep football country. It’s not where you might imagine the modern discussion around consent and privilege would have been jump-started, but that’s where it happened. At a Saturday-night Steube
In its fourth season the BBC show turned its main character into a superhero, and lost everything that made it special in the process.
Ben Affleck’s follow-up to the Oscar-winning Argo struggles to tell a grand story of Prohibition-era crime in Boston and Tampa.
Doing good is good for business. Here are the steps to make social consciousness part of your company.
MORE THAN 50 YEARS AFTER IRENE GARZA WAS VICIOUSLY RAPED AND KILLED, HER PRIEST JOHN FEIT IS ARRESTED FOR HER MURDER
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
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