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The victim of a robbery starts attending trials in New Orleans to understand the system while her burglar serves time in jail. Then he gets out.
For the mother of a serial killer, a chance to connect with victims on live TV offers a shot at redemption.
Forget anxiety, overcaution, or just plain unhappiness. The real problem with parenting is philosophy.
When the media talks about social media, it’s always about young, white Americans. We spoke to a wider sample—including a sex worker, a pastor’s wife, a rapper—to see why people do what they do online.
Not everyone who breaks your heart is a monster. And not everyone who wounds you deserves to be wounded in return.
Forty years after Jaws, why the very first blockbuster should be considered art—and how it helped one man to survive.
Migraines, 3D magic, and an unlikely correspondence from one “incredibly stereoscopic person” to another.
How to give away a house in Flint, Michigan, home not only to a water scandal but record violence.
America is a proud nation of immigrants—try telling that to everyone on the other side of the door. Life as a white-collar undocumented immigrant in New York.
The American West is a myth. One Wyoming gunmaker looks anywhere else—abroad, in the past, in himself—for new wilderness.
Clemency is supposed to be a “fail-safe” in our judicial system. Thanks to a handful of powerful, well-paid political appointees, that notion is proving lethally incorrect.
For the next week, we’re highlighting some of our favorite works from 2015. In “Symbolism for Beginners,” wild horses lead to psychological and legal warfare.