A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
The former FBI director has been at the center of controversy for months, but protestors at the historically black university on Friday focused on his history of comments about race and policing.
The dramedy’s unusually joyful fourth season says that division is agony—and reconciliation is a process.
The former Breitbart editor’s attempt to schedule a provocative event on the liberal campus featuring high-profile conservative speakers didn’t work out as planned.
The proposal could extend negotiations until 2021.
A North Korean official has hinted about conducting a nuclear test at sea, which would have severe environmental consequences.
The Arizona Republican announced his opposition to the latest GOP repeal plan, all but certainly giving its critics the votes to block it.
Record-setting hurricanes, massive protests, a devastating earthquake, and an epic refugee crisis.
A 25-year-old graduate student went undercover, yielding captivating footage of extremists—and a moral dilemma.
Jake Gyllenhaal plays Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, in this surprisingly excellent inspirational drama.
The Trump administration has announced that it’s rescinding college-rape policies put in place by President Obama.
The Trump administration has been sleepwalking through a dream. It’s time to wake up.
Inside the massive, two-year museum effort to conserve The Blue Boy, Thomas Gainsborough’s famed 18th-century portrait
Regardless of income or childbearing preference, women would feel the impacts of the latest Obamacare-replacement proposal.
President Trump is poised to compound the most grave moral failing of his predecessor by making targeted killings less safe, less legal, and less rare.
How will law enforcement handle the deluge of new information available from DNA?
One of the fastest-growing occupations has meager pay and benefits—a problem that might become more urgent as the population continues to age.
The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
On Wednesday, Hurricane Maria crashed across the entire U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, making landfall with winds approaching 150 mph (240 kph).
While the sequel shares some of its predecessor’s strengths, this installment of the comic-action franchise is broader and less original.
Two new books explore America’s changing romantic landscape.
Escalating tensions between the country and the United States lead toward the threat of a "Juche bird" test in the Pacific.
New genetic evidence suggests our mysterious ancient cousins were more resilient—and more humanlike—than previously thought.
In a new memoir, Eva Moskowitz recounts how her revered—and notorious—Success Academy charter-school network came to be.
What J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic The Hobbit still has to offer, 80 years after its publication
The haunting things Bob Lang once saw as a firefighter have influenced the advice he now gives to young colleagues in his work as a lawyer.
A Treasury Department investigator and two groundbreaking engineers will receive annual awards for government service, which come at a time of peak anxiety for federal employees.
Nobody knows exactly what the latest Obamacare-replacement legislation will do. That may be the point.
What happens when the AfD gets to the Bundestag?
Back-to-school season means a host of laments about America's failing public education system. But what is it failing to do?