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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
Will the homeless kids of the Central African Republic be pulled back into the country’s simmering conflict?
Racism should be a core concern for all Americans, in every area of our lives. Implicit bias—our subconscious associations of race—permeates everything that we do. And we must pursue systemic accountability to fix it. The next President must apply th
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
In two high-profile trials—those of Officers Michael Slager and Ray Tensing—juries declined to hold cops accountable for taking the lives of civilians.
The editor of First Things on Donald Trump and the limits of multi-cultural democracy
After deadly clashes and government bans, Nigeria’s Shiite Muslim community is pushing back.
Colombian children have never lived in a world where their country was not fighting. Now, as peace finally seems probable, the nation is grappling with the mental-health fallout from the conflict.
Opposition activists say that Gambia’s state-sponsored intimidation could come to an end in the December 1 election.
“I wanted to give Mr. Trump the opportunity to retract his false statements about me and the other women who came forward.”
Helon Habila’s new book recounts the horror and revives the call to take notice.
After being raped in college, the Harvard grad and aspiring astronaut, 24, is now fighting for survivors’ rights in every part of the country
The Birth of a Nation actor on sexual assault, raising black sons and moving to Chicago with her NBA-star husband
Neither the Islamic State nor al-Qaeda would be where they are today without Abu Abdullah al-Muhajir, who was recently killed in an American airstrike.
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
Doing good is good for business. Here are the steps to make social consciousness part of your company.
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
A WEEKEND THAT BEGAN WITH THREE bombs in New York and New Jersey, plus a knife attack at a Minnesota mall, ended with a far more encouraging sight on Monday morning: the burly figure of Ahmad Khan Rahami, huddling against the elements in the entrance
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
Two sets of statements tell radically different stories about who was being attacked, and why.
With a huge chunk of mankind on the move, 193 countries have finally struck an agreement on migrants and refugees.
Teaching women not to buy or hide guns for their partners, the leaders of Operation LIPSTICK aim to stop murders on their streets
Jim Satterfield's Firestorm Solutions franchise helps companies develop plans to deal with workplace violence, natural disasters and other crises.
“Very few actually comprehend the deadly and destructive capability of the motor vehicle,” an ISIS publication advises.
The second in a series of interviews between Ta-Nehisi Coates and the president
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