Scenes from a recent protest in New York City
Every day, cops toss dangerous military-style grenades during raids, with little oversight and horrifying results.
The NYPD banned a dangerous, potentially deadly tactic–and then permitted officers to use that tactic with impunity.
One year after the Elk River chemical disaster, has the Mountain State's approach to mining changed?
A new study finds that popular high schoolers have much less sex than their peers think. It's part of a deeper lesson in how misperceptions can make good people behave badly.
A short documentary about the legacy of Boston busing
Florida police use sex-crime laws to bait men with no apparent interest in underage trysts.
The building housing the Colorado Springs chapter of the civil rights organization was struck by a makeshift bomb on Tuesday.
Defenders of the police department too often ignore credible evidence that its treatment of minorities leaves much room for improvement.
After the shooting of two more NYPD officers in the Bronx, the feud continues.
Who should get the benefit of the doubt when we consider the unknowable future?
"The same inherent disadvantages that crippled the Soviet centrally planned economy in trying to compete with the American free-market-capitalism model are coming to bear on the Pentagon," says a former Air Force officer.
Alleged discrimination against FBI employees with overseas ties is only the latest difficulty the government has had with interpreters and translators.
One axiom about journalism is that it should try to "see life steady and see it whole." A look at one of The Atlantic's steady themes over the years
"Our armed forces have generally been successful on the battlefield. But with an important qualification..."
After a year in office, has New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lived up to expectations?
"If you want to thank me and honor my friends, do so by being a good citizen."
Three thoughts on what it means to thank people for their service
The total number of unauthorized immigrants apprehended is on the rise, but they're no longer coming from America's nearest neighbor.
New York cops started a "virtual work stoppage" to protest Mayor Bill de Blasio. That might be a good thing for New Yorkers.