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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
Elite colleges including Harvard and Columbia are suspending athletes due to lewd private messages.
Driven by opportunism, pragmatism, or fear, many begin to forget that they used to think certain things were unacceptable.
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,
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
The facility where Brian Coll kicked Ronald Spear to death is so violent it’s currently under federal oversight.
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
A new study provides the first evidence that gun violence spreads exactly like a blood-borne pathogen.
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
President Trump’s assumption that law-enforcement officers in Chicago are too restrained gets the city’s challenges precisely backward.
SHE SAYS THEIR AFFAIR WAS LOVE. HE SAYS IT WAS JUST SEX
Ghosts and schmaltz haunt George Saunders’s first novel.
At the annual prayer breakfast in Washington, the president focused on the violent, ideological threats to America.
Those who worry that it undermines state secrets would do better to start addressing the core reasons that the classification system is losing legitimacy.
American law enforcement is using billions of dollars worth of military equipment, sometimes in ways it shouldn’t, according to a new documentary.
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
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
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
PERHAPS CLARITY ON THE MAY 19 crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 will surface with the aircraft’s black box, which sensors have located on the Mediterranean Sea floor. But weeks after officials from Cairo to Washington speculated that the plane went down a
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
Teaching women not to buy or hide guns for their partners, the leaders of Operation LIPSTICK aim to stop murders on their streets
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
The bodies of at least 10 victims have been found on New York’s Gilgo Beach. Are they connected? Now the FBI has joined the hunt in hopes of bringing a sadistic killer to justice
Helon Habila’s new book recounts the horror and revives the call to take notice.
The Birth of a Nation actor on sexual assault, raising black sons and moving to Chicago with her NBA-star husband
Opposition activists say that Gambia’s state-sponsored intimidation could come to an end in the December 1 election.
Why would four suspects in Chicago broadcast the torture of a man on Facebook Live?