Only 52 percent of the state’s homicides result in an arrest when the victim is black. Could automating police work help?
He’s maybe the least respected good quarterback there ever was. But for all his obvious faults, no one can say he fell short of expectations.
California voters are being asked to tax big corporations to solve local problems. But is that the companies’ responsibility?
A common virus seems to be behind a puzzling condition that’s paralyzing children, but uncertainties remain.
In Imperial Beach, a dramatic solution to coastal flooding
San Francisco’s scooters are back, and newly regulated. But is regulation enough to make them work in the long term?
These days, amateur speed enthusiasts can use digital simulators to compete against the car-racing industry’s biggest stars. The e-sports arena is a playground for gamers, pros, and talent scouts alike.
Sam Anderson’s ambitious new book about Oklahoma City reanimates a place that has too often been portrayed as simplistic.
The chain has opened its first outfit in Milan. But does “the country of coffee” really need it?
Researchers are finding more and more that online misinformation fuels the spread of diseases such as tooth decay, Ebola, and measles.
The famous psychologist and his daughter swear by a regimen of eating only beef. Restriction can provide a sense of order in a world of chaos—but at what point does restriction become a disorder?
A letter calling for his resignation shows how serious his crisis of credibility has become.
Tougher sanctions will only make him double down on antagonizing the West.
The former UN secretary-general, who died Saturday, showed what it meant to be a good international civil servant.
A Princeton geologist has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a series of colossal volcanic eruptions. But she’s reopened that debate.
A multibillion-dollar industry is pushing an array of expensive technologies with the message that any campus could be next.
Dimming the sky won’t save the world’s harvests.
Ido Portal teaches famous athletes how to use their bodies in entirely new ways. But is it all snake oil?
The racial elements and gruesome details surrounding the teen’s killing have pushed the story into the public sphere. But only some black victims are afforded this kind of attention.
By portraying the early years of climate politics as a tragedy, the magazine lets Republicans and the fossil-fuel industry off the hook.