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The Guardian is an experience of shocking power that takes off like a rocket from the very first chapter.
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.
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
Friends and family share stories of the loved ones who were killed when a gunman attacked a Florida airport
President Trump’s assumption that law-enforcement officers in Chicago are too restrained gets the city’s challenges precisely backward.
Those who worry that it undermines state secrets would do better to start addressing the core reasons that the classification system is losing legitimacy.
The American president has reinforced the victimhood narrative at the core of the Islamic State’s recruitment pitch.
A new study provides the first evidence that gun violence spreads exactly like a blood-borne pathogen.
Ghosts and schmaltz haunt George Saunders’s first novel.
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
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 new movement is memorializing forgotten sites of racist violence.
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
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 editor of First Things on Donald Trump and the limits of multi-cultural democracy
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
At the annual prayer breakfast in Washington, the president focused on the violent, ideological threats to America.
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
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
Teaching women not to buy or hide guns for their partners, the leaders of Operation LIPSTICK aim to stop murders on their streets
Why would four suspects in Chicago broadcast the torture of a man on Facebook Live?
“Very few actually comprehend the deadly and destructive capability of the motor vehicle,” an ISIS publication advises.
ORENTHAL JAMES SIMPSON, THE man at the center of ESPN’s five-part documentary O.J.: Made in America, was great at two things in particular: running and wanting. On the football field, Simpson was a genius of evasion. His deftness at avoiding opponent
But officer deaths remain lower than the average annual fatalities over the past decade.
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
Two sets of statements tell radically different stories about who was being attacked, and why.
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