A new law meant to protect children could lead to fewer pedophiles getting treatment before acting on their sexual impulses.
Taking the measure of the presidential candidate using the Yelp reviews of his customers
The request for a formal probe highlights the deep dysfunction of America’s system for classifying documents and prosecuting leaks.
Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today
The city is fighting to keep videos of the May shootout at the Twin Peaks restaurant out of the press, and still hasn’t confirmed how many victims were shot by police.
The Republican establishment struggles to control a candidate whose success is built on factors it finds convenient to ignore.
The killing of an unarmed man in Gardena, California, and the weak rationale for suppressing dashboard-cam footage of the encounter
A legislator compares manufacturing devices with strong, end-to-end encryption to dumping toxic waste in a stream.
If it were possible, would proponents of “backdoor” access to encrypted communication also favor equivalent access to the private thoughts in our brains?
His early support in the GOP reflects an inability to distinguish between plausible champions and charlatans.
An Iowa school district is among the first in the nation to outfit its principals with the devices.
Why civil marriage should not encompass group unions
Farah Pandith cites Jane Goodall as a figure who helped her learn the value of different perspectives.
Search-engine architects must decide when their creations should act as a kind of expert and when they should neutrally direct people to what they are seeking.
The mathematician John Allen Paulos marvels at his field’s counterintuitive proofs. Yet his earliest intellectual thrill was the discovery that numeracy could empower even a child.
The artist Bradley McCallum sought to visually capture the gravitas associated with bringing bad actors to justice while acknowledging that individuals on trial were presumed innocent.
That’s the argument of Dr. Pamela Cantor, who believes there are tools we’re failing to give students that would help them overcome the stress that’s holding them back.
Advocate Jim Steyer remembers what first sparked his desire to create an advocacy group for young people.
The retired general and former CIA director holds forth on the Middle East.
Shaka Senghor, who spent 19 years in prison for second-degree murder, reflects on what he regards as the basic illogic of how U.S. prisons treat inmates.