Florida police use sex-crime laws to bait men with no apparent interest in underage trysts.
Defenders of the police department too often ignore credible evidence that its treatment of minorities leaves much room for improvement.
The virtual work stoppage unfolding in New York City illustrates one of several ways that powerful police unions can threaten public safety as they seek political leverage.
"Blue Lives Matter" tees should be permitted too. And adults who forbid these quiet statements of protest are harming the civic education of young people.
The spy agency touts its commitment to transparency and following the rules. But there are many good reasons to reject its characterizations.
A look back at a 29-year-old issue of Better Homes and Gardens
President Obama's choice to lead the intelligence agency has undermined core checks and balances with impunity.
On the outrageous murder of two cops and the faction trying to exploit their deaths for political leverage
Future attorneys have an obligation to face violence and sexual assault in a different way than most.
The final installment of the acclaimed podcast managed to deliver a satisfying ending, even if it left listeners with more questions than it answered.
The victims of 9/11 would have plenty of disagreements about counterterrorism policy.
Prominent apologists for harsh CIA interrogations keep invoking a scenario that everyone agrees never happened.
He insists that after 9/11, there was "no operating manual to guide the choices and decisions made by the men and women in charge." What about the law?
A surprising admission by an attorney who was instrumental in enabling the Bush Administration's brutal interrogation practices
"I have no problem as long as we achieve our objective."
John Brennan admits that interrogators at his agency did abhorrent things and were never held accountable.
The former vice president's defense of brutal CIA interrogations is falling apart under scrutiny.
Four Atlantic staffers dissect the penultimate episode, "Rumors."
The brutal interrogation program was far less defensible than its moderate critics seem to realize.
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden, a proponent of drone strikes and indefinite detention, complains that he and his colleagues were "never given the chance to mount a defense" of torture.