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- Jan 22 20175 minutes
Donald Trump's Authoritarian Politics of Memory
Driven by opportunism, pragmatism, or fear, many begin to forget that they used to think certain things were unacceptable.
- Dec 1 20163 minutes
Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked In The Last Decade
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
- Jan 30 20172 minutes
A Timeline Of The Case
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
- Feb 3 20177 minutes
When ‘Locker Room Talk’ Leads To Suspensions
Elite colleges including Harvard and Columbia are suspending athletes due to lewd private messages.
- Jan 16 20173 minutes
Death Reigns On The Streets Of Duterte’s Philippines
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
- Aug 1 20161 minute
‘Honor Killings’ and the Murder of a Social-Media Star
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
- Jan 23 20171 minute
Nightmare At The Airport
Friends and family share stories of the loved ones who were killed when a gunman attacked a Florida airport
- Feb 13 20172 minutes
Law Pushing Back on Public Dissent
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
- Nov 28 20164 minutes
A Serial Killer in South Carolina
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
- Dec 12 20161 minute
Timeline: A Doctor’s Lethal Plan
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
- Oct 16 20161 minute
There Was No Looking Away Anymore
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
- Oct 1 20161 minute
Putting Lynching On The Map
A new movement is memorializing forgotten sites of racist violence.
- Oct 1 20162 minutes
Building Stronger Lives For Good
ConBody gives ex-cons a chance at a bright future after a rough start
- Oct 10 20161 minute
India’s Cautious Kashmir Solution
New Delhi limits fallout from a militant attack, but more must be done for Kashmiris
- Jul 25 20162 minutes
Nightmare in America ‘This Must Stop’
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
- Feb 10 20173 minutes
Radicalization And The Travel Ban
In the wake of Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries, one of the loudest outcries against it was that it could serve as a de facto rallying cry for the Islamic State. In a recent article, Simon Cottee, c
- Feb 16 20174 minutes
How The Blood of Emmett Till Still Stains America Today
A new history of the most famous lynching in the country provides context on how racism continues to work in the present.
- Dec 14 20165 minutes
The Psychology Of White-Collar Criminals
A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.
- Nov 28 20161 minute
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
- May 1 20155 minutes
How to Handle Confrontation at Work
Confronting someone doesn't have to be a defensive maneuver or a counterattack.
- Jan 16 20171 minute
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
- Dec 26 20163 minutes
The Yahoo! Hack Goes From Bad To Worse
Victims included FBI, CIA, NSA, and White House staffers | “It may really destroy your privacy ... without your knowledge”
- Oct 10 20162 minutes
Until Death Do Us Part
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
- Aug 22 20167 minutes
Who Killed JonBenet Ramsey?
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
- Aug 8 20161 minute
That ’70s Saga
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
- Oct 16 20164 minutes
Nat Turner’s Confessions
The Birth of a Nation is a melodramatic revenge saga.
- Oct 31 20161 minute
They Refuse to Be Used
Teaching women not to buy or hide guns for their partners, the leaders of Operation LIPSTICK aim to stop murders on their streets
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Why thousands of girls have been jailed for talking back, staying out late, or skipping school
- Dec 21 20163 minutes
The Terrifying Simplicity of the Berlin Attack
“Very few actually comprehend the deadly and destructive capability of the motor vehicle,” an ISIS publication advises.
- Jan 6 20174 minutes
The Desire to Live-Stream Violence
Why would four suspects in Chicago broadcast the torture of a man on Facebook Live?