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The overwhelming dominance of white men among district attorneys could have huge effects on charging, enforcement, and plea bargains.
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As the Vermont senator gains momentum, Claire McCaskill rushes to the frontrunner’s defense.
Harsh crackdowns provoke suspicion and mistrust within the very communities whose cooperation police require.
Jul 7, 2015 6:01AM ET
Congress is on ‘high alert’ for word of a nuclear agreement, but might find it difficult to blow it up.
Jul 6, 2015 5:24PM ET
The singer’s violent revenge fantasy was intended to provoke outrage, and to get people to talk about her. It succeeds on both counts.
Jul 6, 2015 4:21PM ET
The outcome of Sunday's referendum was as much a rejection of an ongoing policy as it was disapproval of the Eurogroup's bailout proposals.
Jul 6, 2015 10:48AM ET
The U.S. soccer team shocked Japan with four goals in the first 16 minutes, giving the squad a decisive victory on the global stage.
Jul 6, 2015 10:35AM ET
Chicago has seen a double-digit increase in the percentage of kids graduating from high school. Skeptics say educators and kids are manipulating the numbers—but does that even matter?
Jul 6, 2015 8:00AM ET
The company’s long-serving chairman, Phil Knight, insisted that he wasn’t in the shoe business. He was in the entertainment business.
Jul 6, 2015 6:07AM ET
The unwillingness of the former secretary of state to take questions from the press contrasts sharply with Jeb Bush’s marked affinity for public disclosure.
Jul 5, 2015 10:00PM ET
The show reveals what happened to Ray, while Bezzerides and Woodrugh investigate the mayor, and Frank indulges in some amateur dentistry.
Jul 5, 2015 4:57PM ET
In Sunday’s referendum, voters firmly rejected Europe’s plan to bail out the country’s economy. What’s next?
Jul 5, 2015 7:00AM ET
An attorney who helped players file a gender-discrimination lawsuit over artificial turf in the World Cup proposes a way forward for the sport.
Jul 4, 2015 8:03PM ET
As the world frets over Greece, a separate crisis looms in China.
Jul 4, 2015 4:05PM ET
The executive producer of Masterpiece says Jane Austen works a lot better on screen than Hemingway does.
Jul 4, 2015 9:00AM ET
Highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Jul 4, 2015 8:00AM ET
25 years ago, Roseanne Barr sparked national fury when she delivered an off-key rendition in San Diego. But the reasons behind outrage and praise for various interpretations have as much to do with politics as musical talent.
Jul 4, 2015 7:30AM ET
Brian Grazer has some rules for success, but he hasn’t always followed them.
Jul 3, 2015 6:37PM ET
Freed last March from Death Row after serving 29 years for a crime he didn’t commit, the Louisiana native died Monday of lung cancer.
Jul 3, 2015 4:21PM ET
Be kind, show understanding, do good—but, some scientists say, don’t try to feel others’ pain.
Jul 3, 2015 1:21PM ET
An empirical look at the Zodiac through word-frequency analysis.
Jul 3, 2015 8:00AM ET
The sport should worry that it has only one popular contest and one real star—who’s reached his peak.
Jul 3, 2015 7:15AM ET
The Disney CEO and the Oscar-winning actress compare notes on Hollywood.
Jul 3, 2015 7:00AM ET
Thirty years ago, Robert Zemeckis redefined the sci-fi genre with a film that had all the high stakes of a family sitcom.
Jul 2, 2015 4:09PM ET
Former Senator Jim Webb is the fifth Democrat to enter the race—and by far the most conservative one.
Jul 2, 2015 3:28PM ET
The last time the labor-participation rate was as low as June 2015 was almost 40 years ago. Who was working and where back then?
Jul 2, 2015 2:53PM ET
Can a movie about male strippers be a loud affirmation of feminism? Three Atlantic writers discuss.