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- Feb 6 20172 minutes
Life Behind Bars
It was a trial that riveted the nation. Now, more than 2 decades after being convicted for murdering their wealthy parents, Lyle and Erik Menendez search for ‘meaning beyond the tragedy’
- 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 13 20171 minute
Guns For The Mentally Incompetent
The National Rifle Association wants payback for its political support
- Feb 6 20173 minutes
A Skin-Care Ad Tackles Social Taboos In China
P&G’s facial cream ad targets single women past their mid-20s | “This campaign has … generated extremely positive sentiment”
- Feb 6 20171 minute
Will Turkey Vote To Give Erdogan Even More Power?
JARED MALSIN /ISTANBUL TURKEY’S PRESIDENT RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN already enjoys almost unchecked power, after surviving an attempted military coup in July 2016 and carrying out a vast clampdown on his opponents. Now the Turkish public is set to vote i
- Oct 3 20162 minutes
Don’t Pardon Edward Snowden
He performed a service by revealing NSA methods but should still face a jury
- Jul 4 20161 minute
The Liberal Hypocrisy of ‘Free Speech’
LIBERALS TEND TO THINK OF THEMSELVES as open-minded and supportive of free speech. But recent examples show otherwise—and prove that many on the left are not above using intimidation and harassment to silence dissenting voices. Consider the fight ag
- Oct 31 20161 minute
The Social Cost of Solitary Confinement
ACCORDING TO ESTIMATES FROM FEDERAL agencies, there are tens of thousands of prisoners in solitary confinement—put there not by judges or juries but at the discretion of prison administrators. Often the conditions are extreme: one California prisoner
- Feb 16 20173 minutes
How Single Women Are Changing Society: Thinking out of the nuclear family box.
Bella DePaulo never fantasized about a dream wedding or being a bridesmaid. Instead, she saw herself as “single at heart,” pursuing intellectual refinement, friendship, and solitude as a young psychologist. Still, she had internalized the popular ide
- Aug 15 20161 minute
Ozzy Osbourne a Mistress Speaks Out
SHE SAYS THEIR AFFAIR WAS LOVE. HE SAYS IT WAS JUST SEX
- Nov 11 201611 minutes
Trump’s Missing Emails
The Trump strategy was deny, impede and delay, while destroying documents the court had ordered them to hand over.
- Feb 6 20174 minutes
Give Me Your Christians, Your Not Too Poor, Your Extremely Vetted Masses Yearning To Assimilate, The Wretched Refuse Of Your Teeming Shore (But Not 4 Months). Send These, The Non-Syrians, Tempest-Tost To Me, I Own The Hotel Beside The Golden Door!
Trump’s immigration order is being challenged on the grounds of religious discrimination | “This is not about religion. This is about terror and keeping our country safe”
- Jun 13 201612 minutes
How to Stay Married
Staying married is more challenging than ever. But new data says it’s worth it
- Oct 10 20167 minutes
The Killing Season Inside Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs
AROUND 11 P.M. ON JULY 25, RESTITUTO Castro received an anonymous text message asking him to leave his house in northern Manila and go to the corner of the MacArthur Highway. Just hours earlier, the new Philippine President, 71-year-old Rodrigo Duter
- May 29 20163 minutes
How Facebook Fuels Relationship Anxiety
John Bowlby, born in 1907 London to an upper class family, had little parental love. His mother believed (as was common at the time) kindness would spoil children, and his father, a knighted surgeon, left home to fight in the Great War; his primary c
- Feb 13 20172 minutes
How Family Ties Keep You Going, In Sickness And In Health
EXPERTS HAVE LONG KNOWN THAT PEOPLE WITH strong social networks tend to eat healthier, exercise more and even live longer. Now they’re developing a more nuanced understanding of why. Scientists used to think that having another person around helped s
- Mar 5 20157 minutes
Casual Sex May Be Improving America’s Marriages: One-night stands and friends with benefits are just what your brain ordered.
An American man and a French woman meet on a train in Eastern Europe. They live on different continents. But before the sun comes up, they have spent the night together. What happens next? You’d expect the answer to be, nothing. It’s just a one-night
- Dec 1 20162 minutes
The Moral Imperative for Leaders
WE LIVE IN A TIME of moral outrage. If you listened to partisans on either side of Election 2016, it was a contest between—or a protest of—a criminally corrupt politician and a serial sex offender, even though neither candidate had been formally char
- Oct 10 20162 minutes
Sex on Tap
Emily Witt went to San Francisco to see if internet culture had ruined love.
- Feb 1 20171 minute
How To Use Intellectual Property
DO IT YOURSELF. The main purpose of an agreement to license intellectual property is to give entrepreneur-licensees permission to do what they want and need with that property. The risk is that if you’re not knowledgeable enough to build appropriate
- Apr 1 20162 minutes
How to Deal When Personal Lives Impact Professional Goals
Conflicts of interest can create far bigger conflicts.
- Aug 29 20161 minute
A Conviction Overturned
More than 9 years after Brendan Dassey was sent to prison for the murder of Teresa Halbach, a judge rules his confession was ‘involuntary’ and his lawyer ‘indefensible.’ Will he go free?
- Oct 1 20163 minutes
Targeting The Trolls
One congresswoman is trying to get cops, techies, and politicians to stop brushing off online harassment.
- Oct 16 20161 minute
A Tax Conservatives Might Like
“I FELT AN ENORMOUS SENSE of responsibility. It was a critical piece of the president’s legacy. But beyond that, once that law was enacted, and I was involved in the effort to preserve it, I would have one conversation after another after another wit
- Oct 1 20162 minutes
Building Stronger Lives For Good
ConBody gives ex-cons a chance at a bright future after a rough start
- Feb 17 201710 minutes
'We Are Turning the Clock Back'
Representative Luis Gutiérrez discusses last week’s immigration raids and how these deportations under President Trump are different from the ones he protested in the early years of the Obama administration.
- Feb 18 20174 minutes
Donald Trump’s Plan to Outsource Immigration Enforcement to Local Cops
The president pledged to detain and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, but to do so, he’ll need to enlist the help of local authorities.
- Oct 24 20162 minutes
4 Steps For The Next President
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
- Feb 17 20177 minutes
What Immigration Raids Mean for Students
An immigration-law expert chimes in on how the recent detention of Daniel Ramirez Medina could affect students around the country who still benefit from the Obama-era policy.
- Jan 6 20143 minutes
Not-So-Sweet Home: The Persistence of Domestic Violence
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