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As the terrible fruit of Kamal's early life in jihad screams from today's headlines, he courageously puts his life on the line to defend America, the country he now calls home.
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’
Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.
The Trump administration appears to have reversed the ban on green-card holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Mothers—and some fathers—are increasingly suing employers for discriminating against working parents. They are succeeding.
Fidel Castro banned religion when he first took over but in recent years the regime has been more tolerant.
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Two new books on gender in the workplace can help women and men become better colleagues and managers.
Fascism is in the running to be Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year. But it’s not the right word for the current moment.
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
Conservative students have the right to bring obnoxious bigots to speak on campus and other students have a right to protest. But controversial speakers should be allowed to speak.
WE WANT TO BELIEVE WE’RE ALL BASICALLY the same and want the same things, but what if we’re not? Islam, in both theory and practice, is exceptional in how it relates to politics. Because of its outsize role in law and governance, Islam has been—and
P&G’s facial cream ad targets single women past their mid-20s | “This campaign has … generated extremely positive sentiment”
LILY ROTHMAN WHEN A GROUP OF SALT LAKE CITY women drew national media coverage in the 1870s for speaking out in support of what they called plural marriage, the idea of polygamy wasn’t the only thing that shocked observers. Some wondered how women w
Despite a flurry of court injunctions, the status of specific provisions remained unclear on Sunday.
The country’s role as a global model and guarantor of freedom and rule of law is being brought to an end by Trump.
President Trump’s assumption that law-enforcement officers in Chicago are too restrained gets the city’s challenges precisely backward.
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
In some states, justices of the peace don’t need a law degree to sentence defendants to prison.
If properly understood and marshaled, they “can be a liberal democracy's strongest bulwark against the dangers posed by intolerant social movements.”
Even for those like me who admire the 44th president, the constitutional record is disturbingly mixed.
This month we tackle thorny questions about pirates, extreme imitation and angry creditors.
Presidents have thought before that they could roll those wimpy-looking nerds with their gavels and robes. It usually doesn’t work out all that well.
TEXAN JUSTIN NORMAND SENDS A MESSAGE OF UNITY TO MUSLIMS IN HIS COMMUNITY—AND FINDS SUPPORT FROM AROUND THE WORLD
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?
An exercise for his supporters and critics
Taking a page from the anti-abortion lobby, pro-choice groups are pushing proactive legislation at the state level.
Some women prioritize career. Others prioritize their kids. It's those who try to juggle both who often feel they aren’t succeeding at either.
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
The site is only one of many unregulated online people-search services that offer up personal information with few safeguards on how it’s used.
The U.S. Department of Education is not the only office with power over student-related policy.