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It explores the thoughts that drive this killer.
It also explores the psychologically damaging effects
that the investigation has on the detectives who are
hunting for the killer.
The idea that motion pictures can be works of art has been around since the 1920s, and it hasn’t really been disputed since. It’s easy to see why—cinema shares characteristics with theater in terms of acting, direction, music, set design, narrative,
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.
Elite colleges including Harvard and Columbia are suspending athletes due to lewd private messages.
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
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
NASH JENKINS/MANILA There is no God in Caloocan City, not tonight. The lights have gone out in the window of the Catholic church in this Manila slum, and the hot rain falling on its streets isn’t enough to wash the stench of human sewage from the a
The facility where Brian Coll kicked Ronald Spear to death is so violent it’s currently under federal oversight.
Friends and family share stories of the loved ones who were killed when a gunman attacked a Florida airport
A new study provides the first evidence that gun violence spreads exactly like a blood-borne pathogen.
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
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
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
Victims included FBI, CIA, NSA, and White House staffers | “It may really destroy your privacy ... without your knowledge”
A new movement is memorializing forgotten sites of racist violence.
ConBody gives ex-cons a chance at a bright future after a rough start
New Delhi limits fallout from a militant attack, but more must be done for Kashmiris
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
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
A new history of the most famous lynching in the country provides context on how racism continues to work in the present.
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 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
A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.
House GOP changes tack on ethics body House Republicans dropped a plan to substantially limit the powers of the Office of Congressional Ethics, an independent body that probes claims of misconduct by lawmakers, following outrage from Democrats and a
Confronting someone doesn't have to be a defensive maneuver or a counterattack.
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
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
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
The Birth of a Nation is a melodramatic revenge saga.
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