Barbara Lee was the lone dissenter in the post-9/11 vote authorizing military force. Many called her a traitor. But her constituents shared her concerns—and history has vindicated them.
The self-contradictory rhetoric of a shape-shifting president—and a case for war that lacks specificity and rigor
Florida teens with fake beer experience two different approaches to law enforcement.
What took them so long?
How Christians could talk to America about sex
After being searched for no apparent reason, a 23-year-old is beaten by NYPD officers.
Some writers think that even as society changes, orthodox believers will stick to traditional beliefs.
Looking back at the Arizona senator's track record, it's hard to see why anyone still treats him as a source of insight into what will happen next in geopolitics.
Turning vacant lots into vegetable patches makes no sense for a city with soaring rent.
A controversial video documents the St. Paul resident being harassed and tased.
A 1989 Supreme Court case gave police free rein for aerial surveillance, but California lawmakers want to limit how drones can be used.
A brutal dictator, a violent terrorist group, and the morally fraught tradeoff that interventionists face
President Obama is compelled to get permission before striking Syria, but if he violates the law by unilaterally ordering a strike it won't be the first time.
If Noah Dyer has his way, everyone else will be stripped of any rights to privacy too.
The whistleblower started out as an idealistic booster of the national-security state. Illegal and immoral behavior he witnessed on the inside turned him into an outsider.
One epicenter is South Carolina, where all 46 counties have at least one animal shelter—and only 18 have domestic abuse shelters.
On foreign policy, the presumptive presidential candidate responds to hard choices by fake-punting.
The mentally disturbed man was shot to death by St. Louis law-enforcement officers after walking toward them with a knife. Video of the incident has sparked debate about the police's reaction.
The foundations of a civilized law-enforcement agency—and a veteran LAPD officer whose attitudes are at odds with them
How has Boulder changed—or not—since the end of prohibition? And is it really the right city to explore the shift? Readers share their views.