Over the last weeks, Republican presidential candidates have repeatedly missed opportunities to demonstrate that they care about communities outside of their traditional base.
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The historian and Knesset member Michael Oren accuses the president of distancing the U.S. from Israel, and calls out left-wing Jews and Israel’s Jewish critics in the American press.
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A New Orleans art project aims to comment on deadly weapons from America’s streets–and to transform how they’re seen by young men at risk of violence.
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Jun 28, 2015 10:00PM ET
The second episode of the new season was a slow burner with a dramatic twist.
Jun 28, 2015 8:14PM ET
The embattled country’s negotiations with European creditors fell apart this weekend, just 48 hours before a debt repayment is due.
Jun 28, 2015 4:07PM ET
What explains ISIS’s perversion of the Muslim holy month?
Jun 28, 2015 8:00AM ET
How the language surrounding gay relationships is evolving to catch up to social progress—and where it still lags
Jun 27, 2015 7:32PM ET
The president delivers his single most accomplished rhetorical performance, and it’s one you should watch rather than read.
Jun 27, 2015 7:13PM ET
The vast majority of teams from the four major professional sports leagues in the United States stayed curiously silent after Friday’s landmark same-sex marriage ruling.
Jun 27, 2015 9:00AM ET
Highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Jun 27, 2015 8:00AM ET
A new documentary explores the High Priestess of Soul’s inimitable voice in song and activism.
Jun 26, 2015 4:50PM ET
President Obama traveled to South Carolina to speak at Clementa Pinckney’s funeral.
Jun 26, 2015 4:33PM ET
TV has convinced America that same-sex couples can be just like straight ones. What’s next?
Jun 26, 2015 1:13PM ET
Dozens are dead on Friday after attacks on a beach resort in Tunisia, a mosque in Kuwait, and a factory in France.
Jun 26, 2015 12:25PM ET
AMC’s new show goes beyond the obvious questions about what happens when robots can think like people.
Jun 26, 2015 11:28AM ET
In his latest dissent, against the pro-same-sex-marriage finding of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court justice invoked … hippies and fortune cookies.
Jun 26, 2015 10:47AM ET
Until 20 years ago, women players who wanted to start a family would quit their careers. But more athletes are stepping up to the challenge of balancing motherhood with their love of the game.
Jun 26, 2015 10:25AM ET
Citing the work of historians that demonstrates the constant evolution of the institution, the U.S. Supreme Court decides to recognize a constitutional right to same-sex unions.
Jun 26, 2015 3:03AM ET
What to read about the long-forgotten elegance of flight, the under-appreciated economic potential of America, and the perhaps-fixable corruption of politics
Jun 25, 2015 6:54PM ET
Disparate-impact claims survived in a 5-4 decision, but the narrow opinion suggests a tough fight ahead for civil-rights laws.
Jun 25, 2015 3:57PM ET
Tom Holland is the third actor in 10 years to be cast in the role, and the tepid reaction suggests that audiences are losing interest as a result.
Jun 25, 2015 3:54PM ET
This week, there were fires in at least six predominantly African American churches. Arson at religious institutions has decreased significantly over the past two decades, but the symbolism remains haunting.
Jun 25, 2015 3:23PM ET
A 5-4 decision limits the use of policies that cause segregation, but not segregation itself.
Jun 25, 2015 3:14PM ET
The collapse of the music industry has enabled first-time No. 1 records by a slew of unlikely artists—from Tom Petty to Weird Al to Tony Bennett.
Jun 25, 2015 2:07PM ET
The chief justice’s opinion upholding Obamacare aims to fulfill his promise to serve as an impartial umpire.
Jun 25, 2015 1:38PM ET
Deadly heat, flooding, extreme drought, and storms have marked what’s expected to be the hottest year on record.
Jun 25, 2015 1:24PM ET
The rise of big data is pitting the old school against the new school as the NBA undergoes its analytics revolution.
Jun 25, 2015 11:45AM ET
The U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare in a 6-3 decision, deferring to the intent of legislators.
Jun 25, 2015 11:10AM ET
As the Supreme Court narrowly rules in favor of housing integration, our readers debate the merits of affordable housing and whether the government should use race as a key factor in shaping policy.
Jun 25, 2015 11:00AM ET
Filmmakers were using dyes, stencils, baths, and tints as early as the late-19th century.