Texas must have taught me what beauty is, because I still search for it everywhere I look.
Why does Alabama keep botching executions?
The death-sentence trial of the Parkland shooter was an exercise in finding explanations where none existed.
A Texas prisoner fought for the right to have his pastor pray over him and lay hands on him during his execution. Now his pastor reflects.
What happened when Alabama tried and failed to kill Alan Eugene Miller
What did the state of Alabama do to Joe Nathan James in the three hours before his execution?
A Florida jury will have to render a judgment only heaven can make.
Summer in Texas is a tense, precarious time, and it always seems to build inevitably toward a catharsis that doesn’t arrive.
It’s time the pro-life movement chose life.
Living like this is unbearable.
A visual record of the artifacts that accumulate after school shootings.
He was once the weed kingpin of the Pittsburgh metro area. Now he’s serving five years in federal prison.
Where was their courage? Why were there no heroes?
That’s how long police say they left children locked in a classroom with a gunman as they repeatedly called 911, begging for help.
An America vacillating between violent struggle and idle nihilism is shuddering toward its end.
Parenthood itself seems poised to become a victim of America’s toxic politics.
Neither plan went off precisely as expected.
A set of lawsuits is pushing the country to find better ways to kill those on death row, with potentially perverse results.
Being anti-war isn’t naive, but a serious, considered, and humane position.
How a Mississippi inmate became an advocate for his own execution