Two newspapers succeed where the federal government has failed, and new legislation seems unlikely to solve the problem.
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Lincoln Chafee, the former Rhode Island governor and senator, says his vote against the Iraq War shows that he, rather than Hillary Clinton, should be the Democratic nominee.
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Authorities say that Usaama Rahim, who was shot and killed on a Boston street on Tuesday, was planning to behead a police officer.
The greatest potential threat to America’s national security involves Beijing, not Iran or “radical Islam.”
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The HBO show makes an extremely uninspiring transfer to the big screen.
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Darrell Hammond, the longtime Saturday Night Live cast member and interpreter of everyone from Bill Clinton to Colonel Sanders, explains how it’s done.
Jun 2, 2015 5:24PM ET
The Senate reformed and reauthorized NSA spying programs over the objections of both Kentucky senators.
Jun 2, 2015 4:18PM ET
The Kickstarter-funded action spoof has been a hit on YouTube, but is it the future of film or a sign of the industry’s demise?
Jun 2, 2015 2:44PM ET
Cultural conventions, when it comes to talking about transgender people, haven’t caught up to cultural realities. That will change, and quickly.
Jun 2, 2015 2:05PM ET
A shocking announcement comes just days after the soccer head’s reelection.
Jun 2, 2015 1:19PM ET
After undercover agents snuck weapons past screeners in 95 percent of cases, the acting administrator has been fired.
Jun 2, 2015 12:26PM ET
Hundreds are missing after a tourist boat sank on the Yangtze River in China.
Jun 2, 2015 12:25PM ET
A passenger ship carrying 458 people sank in a storm on Monday night in the Yangtze River in China.
Jun 2, 2015 12:14PM ET
Prosecutors may suspect Dennis Hastert of serious misconduct, but charging him with trying to avoid surveillance risks criminalizing harmless behavior.
Jun 2, 2015 10:20AM ET
The musician—one half of The xx—mines dance history and culture on his new record, but even listeners unfamiliar with the genre can appreciate his songs.
Jun 2, 2015 8:30AM ET
The nonfiction writer Lucas Mann offers advice for essayists worried about whether they have anything interesting to say.
Jun 2, 2015 6:01AM ET
The U.S. Supreme Court rules on a case at the intersection of First Amendment rights, violent hip-hop lyrics, and online harassment.
Jun 1, 2015 4:39PM ET
The woman once known as Bruce Jenner is embracing her role as a public figure. But it’s impossible to forget that hers is a personal struggle, too.
Jun 1, 2015 4:28PM ET
The Supreme Court rules that a woman should not have been denied a job over her head scarf, but a Muslim chaplain says her hijab made her a target of discrimination on an airline flight.
Jun 1, 2015 2:11PM ET
Was it U.S. vengefulness or a concert of vague “dark forces” that led to the indictment of 14 soccer officials?
Jun 1, 2015 1:14PM ET
No offense to Christian Grey, but there’s really just one.
Jun 1, 2015 11:53AM ET
Critics often interpret that the Tomorrowland director is an Ayn Rand-like individualist. But he just likes to tell stories about the frustrations of unbridled creativity.
Jun 1, 2015 10:19AM ET
Our roundtable discusses “Hardhome,” the eighth episode of the fifth season.
Jun 1, 2015 10:12AM ET
Provisions of the Patriot Act expire after Rand Paul takes a stand in the Senate, but the halt may only last for a few days.
Jun 1, 2015 6:07AM ET
Lawmakers facing a looming House vote are torn between a president they want to support and an issue on which they’ve felt burned before.
May 31, 2015 6:33PM ET
The death of the country’s 87-year-old king—who was hospitalized on Friday—could precipitate a major political crisis.
May 31, 2015 8:00AM ET
Hanya Yanagihara’s novel is an astonishing and ambitious chronicle of queer life in America.
May 30, 2015 6:42PM ET
A new report estimates that 8,000 students from China were expelled in the 2013-14 school year. That’s bad news for U.S. schools.
May 30, 2015 9:00AM ET
Highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
May 30, 2015 8:00AM ET
May 29, 2015 4:23PM ET
The former speaker of the House is charged with lying to federal agents and evading financial reporting requirements, reportedly while attempting to conceal past sexual misconduct.