"Misapplying the theory I mislearned in college."
Gunmen kill 22 people at a hotel in Mali, a poet in Saudi Arabia is sentenced to death, and a Florida mayor tries to pay an ethics fine with 360,000 pennies and nickels
The Islamic State’s influence grows; James Harkin interviews its fighters, enemies, and potential recruits
After more than half a century of socialist revolution, Cubans exemplify sustainable living—whether they want to or not.
The Clintons’ so-called charitable enterprise has served as a vehicle to launder money and to enrich family friends.
The Islamic State carries out two suicide bombings in Beirut, U.S. officials say they are reasonably sure they’ve killed Jihadi John, and an eight-year-old boy is accused of killing a one-year-old girl
Alexandra Kleeman subjects herself to a week of bed rest, Nat Segnit celebrates Waterloo’s bicentennial, Charlotte Dumas documents Japan’s endangered horses, and more
An illustrated interpretation of “Gone, Gone Again,” by the British poet Edward Thomas.
President Obama rejects the Keystone XL pipeline, a marathon runner gets lost in the subway, and a ghost haunts selfies
“The pundits overestimate Americans’ supposedly anti-aristocratic tendencies, and underestimate Jeb’s profound determination to win.”
The battle over Pablo Neruda’s corpse.
“We spent 36 million dollars on a building that was totally built, never used, and has been turned over to the Afghans. As far as we know, it’s empty.”
On the move with Ahmad Chalabi, the man who would be king
For more than two decades, Willie Bosket spent twenty-three hours a day alone in a nine-by-six-foot cage.
From headlines that appeared between 1992 and 2014 in the New York Times.
China said it was not afraid to start a war with the United States, police officers in Anderson, California, armed themselves with nunchucks, and a witch sued a warlock for harassment