One economic titan has fallen, another has taken its place, but a city wants to expand its options.
Why the struggle over priesthood for women looks so different in the LDS Church than it does among Catholics.
A federal review has found that officers routinely used unnecessary force against citizens.
Ever wondered what one of America's most famous swamps looks like? Wonder no more.
San Diego is closer to El Paso than El Paso is to Houston.
The retired Supreme Court justice would like to add five words to the Eight Amendment and do away with capital punishment in America. It's a shame he didn't vote that way during his 35 years on the Supreme Court.
How the people of Sioux Falls describe themselves and their hometown.
In McCutcheon v. FEC , the Supreme Court finds that those whose lack of money stifles their voices are simply losers in a fair democratic system.
The “special tax” on men of color is more than an inconvenience. A father shares his firsthand observations and fears.
"A lot of problem-solving skills grow out of the experience of doing things rather than thinking about things."
Training students for jobs that are less likely to be outsourced, de-skilled, or stuck at minimum wage.
A toxic chemical leak, a contaminated water supply, and a long wait for answers in West Virginia.
A school that is famous for football is notable in an entirely different way.
Racial profiling is a lazy reversion to an older America—a nation that wasn't designed with black citizens in mind. This post is part of a debate series on “Is Stop and Frisk Worth It?," an article featured in the current issue of The Atlantic magazine.
When a man is tired of wingsuit videos ...
More ways of taking the measure of this vast country.
There's no good evidence that the invasive policing strategy brought down crime. The real question is what made crime rates climb in the first place. This post is part of a debate series on “Is Stop and Frisk Worth It?," an article featured in the current issue of The Atlantic magazine.
The Arizona sheriff is in trouble again, just in time for a new run for governor—this time for getting caught on videotape disrespecting a federal court order that highlighted his longstanding discriminatory police practices.
How the justices are taking on moral philosophy, theology, and more in the Hobby Lobby case
With jury deliberations now underway, Suleiman Abu Ghaith's case is proving to be a textbook example of why civilian courtrooms work better than military commissions.