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The Double-Murder Case That Still Haunts Me
December 15th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Nathan Heller on the documentary film “Killing for Love,” by Karin Steinberger and Marcus Vetter, which explores the case of Elizabeth Haysom and Jens Soering, who were convicted in the 1985 slayings of Haysom’s parents.
How a Single Remark Stole a Lithuanian Writer’s Livelihood
December 15th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Masha Gessen on the Lithuanian writer Rūta Vanagaitė, who incurred the wrath of her country when she challenged the biography of an anti-Soviet resistance fighter.
How the Trump Resistance Went Pro in Alabama
December 15th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Charles Bethea reports on the role of progressive groups in propelling the Democrat Doug Jones to victory over the Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate election.
Doug Jones Called on Congress to Fund CHIP. Why Hasn’t It?
December 15th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Amy Davidson Sorkin on the factors that may be delaying Congress from re-funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
A Year Into the Trump Era, White House Staff Turnover Is “Off the Charts”
December 15th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Jeff Shesol on the high White House turnover rate in Donald Trump’s first year as President, and what it means for his Administration.
The Final G.O.P. Tax Bill Is a Recipe for Even More Inequality
December 14th, 2017, 04:28 PM
John Cassidy on a new report on global economic inequality and how the final Republican tax bill will make things even worse in the United States.
Thinking About Guns, Five Years After Newtown
December 14th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Adam Gopnik on the persistence of gun violence in America, and the reluctance to legislate against it, five years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut.
Thinking About Guns, Five Years After Newtown
December 14th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Adam Gopnik on the persistence of gun violence in America, and the reluctance to legislate against it, five years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut.
How the Alabama Senate Election Sanctified Black Women Voters
December 14th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Doreen St. Félix on the praise for black women issued on social media after the Democrat Doug Jones’s victory in the Alabama special election.
The View from Alabama
December 14th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Charles Bethea joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss what Doug Jones’s victory in the Alabama Senate race says about Trumpism in the South.
The Secret Post-Alabama Fantasy of the Anti-Trump G.O.P. Establishment
December 14th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Susan B. Glasser on gloating among establishment Republicans after Roy Moore and Steve Bannon’s defeat in Alabama, and on Party opposition to Trump.
Has Daryl Kelly Spent Twenty Years in Prison for a Crime That Never Happened?
December 14th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Jennifer Gonnerman on the upcoming parole hearing of Daryl Kelly, whose daughter has recanted the testimony she gave when she was eight years old, saying that Kelly raped her.
Scenes from Doug Jones’s Unlikely Victory Party in Alabama
December 13th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Charles Bethea writes about the scene at Doug Jones’s victory party for the Alabama Senate race, featuring photographs by Dina Litovsky.
How Doug Jones Beat Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate Race
December 13th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about how Doug Jones beat Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race, and dealt a blow to Trump and the Republicans.
Ophelia Dahl’s National Health Service
December 11th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Partners in Health wants to rebuild entire countries’ medical systems, and bring health care to some of the poorest people on earth. 
Estonia, the Digital Republic
December 11th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Its government is virtual, borderless, blockchained, and secure. Has this tiny post-Soviet nation found the way of the future?
Jim Simons, the Numbers King
December 11th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Algorithms made him a Wall Street billionaire. His new research center helps scientists mine data for the common good.
China’s Selfie Obsession
December 11th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Meitu’s apps are changing what it means to be beautiful in the most populous country on earth.
Palestinians Reject Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration
December 7th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Bernard Avishai writes about the Palestinian response to Donald Trump’s declaration to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Al Franken’s Resignation and the Selective Force of #MeToo
December 7th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Masha Gessen writes about Al Franken’s resignation from the Senate and its meaning within the #MeToo social movement against people accused of sexual harassment.
Slide Show: Political Cartoons
December 5th, 2017, 04:28 PM
How funny are elections? Find out with our political cartoon of the day.
Success Academy’s Radical Educational Experiment
December 4th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Inside Eva Moskowitz’s quest to combine rigid discipline with a progressive curriculum.
The Thrilling High-Speed Car Chases of Los Angeles
November 28th, 2017, 04:28 PM
Through an abundance of freeways, a competitive TV-news market, and morbid curiosity, car chases remain in the public eye.
The French Origins of “You Will Not Replace Us”
November 27th, 2017, 04:28 PM
The European thinkers behind the white-nationalist rallying cry.