The past year has been bad—but what made it bad, more or less? To find out, we asked a group of writers and thinkers: What were the most important events of 2016, and what were the least?
As the landscape unfolds, an unlucky driver keeps arriving in horror movie scenes.
A shooting victim reunites with the man who helped save his life—who is later shot and killed.
“A short film about a birthday party you weren’t invited to.”
Years after his father died, a son rediscovers their Xbox—and with it, his dad’s ghost car.
We asked writers and thinkers to tell us: What were the most important events of 2015—and what were the least?
The layout of the French capital is famous for its density and opaqueness. Under attack, suddenly transparency is the norm.
From “Truth Trucks” to viral videos, Operation Rescue head Troy Newman’s word is his sword.
When the family pet nears the end, of course there is sadness. But there is also every other emotion.
If you had to choose between the life of a loved one or the survival of a dozen other people, would you be capable of a rational decision?
What one journalist learned by vicariously sitting in on David Carr’s master class—with only his teacher’s reputation, extant syllabus, and students’ recollections to guide the way.
For the mother of a serial killer, a chance to connect with victims on live TV offers a shot at redemption.