Jul 27, 2015 6:07AM ET
Has the Obama administration’s pursuit of new beginnings blinded it to enduring enmities?
Jul 26, 2015 6:59PM ET
In a pop-up restaurant for two weekends, a renowned bioethicist sets out to prove that healthy living and exceptional French toast are totally compatible.
Jul 26, 2015 6:27PM ET
President Obama’s advocacy for gay rights in Kenya is likely to stir up colonial resentment in the country. But he may have forced a necessary national conversation.
Jul 26, 2015 8:00AM ET
The country singer’s follow-up to 2013’s Like a Rose is a confident layering of whiskey-soaked angst and lyrical contentment.
Jul 26, 2015 7:30AM ET
Caitlyn Jenner’s new miniseries is moving, conscientious, and distractingly manipulative.
Jul 25, 2015 5:40PM ET
Turkey’s decision to attack ISIS and the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal both greatly benefit Bashar al-Assad.
Jul 25, 2015 9:00AM ET
Highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Jul 25, 2015 8:00AM ET
USA’s new hacker drama is a surprise hit that deserves attention for its subtle critiques of gender norms and masculinity.
Jul 25, 2015 6:13AM ET
White Americans are increasingly gloomy about the state of race relations, but that may just reflect increased attention to longstanding problems.
Jul 24, 2015 1:59PM ET
Trumped in the polls, the Republican hopeful tries to force his way back into the race by calling his own party leader a liar on the Senate floor.
Jul 24, 2015 12:41PM ET
The European Court of Human Rights says Italy must recognize same-sex unions. Will the ruling reverberate across the continent?
Jul 24, 2015 10:31AM ET
Two inspectors general request a criminal probe into the former secretary of state’s email.
Jul 24, 2015 8:06AM ET
The request for a formal probe highlights the deep dysfunction of America’s system for classifying documents and prosecuting leaks.
Jul 24, 2015 7:42AM ET
Democrats propose sweeping new protections against discrimination, as some Republicans back a bill that would apply to employment and housing.
Jul 24, 2015 7:00AM ET
They’d spoil the movie, except that the movie has already spoiled itself.
Jul 23, 2015 8:45PM ET
Kenya’s beautification efforts are drawing ire ahead of the first official visit by a sitting American head of state.
Jul 23, 2015 4:01PM ET
The controversial R&B singer is the latest star to encounter problems in the country.
Jul 23, 2015 1:04PM ET
The history and context behind social media’s new favorite hashtag
Jul 23, 2015 12:18PM ET
MTV’s documentary points out some facts about race that might seem obvious until you realize that for many Americans they’re not.
Jul 23, 2015 12:04PM ET
By declining to strike down controversial forms of lethal injection, the U.S. Supreme Court pushed some justices to reject the constitutionality of all capital punishment.
Jul 23, 2015 11:54AM ET
From True Detective to Hannibal, contemporary TV is suffused with elements of the bizarre, surreal, and absurd.
Jul 23, 2015 11:00AM ET
And as a result, the policies that would address the situation are even more extreme—and more politically unfeasible.
Jul 23, 2015 10:43AM ET
In most discussions of the nuclear deal, the word "Iraq" never comes up. That’s insane.
Jul 23, 2015 8:15AM ET
Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today
Jul 23, 2015 6:07AM ET
The strange saga of Paul LePage, who’s going to court to see if 65 bills he rejected have accidentally become law.
Jul 22, 2015 3:57PM ET
The novelist beautifully captured bygone eras despite an often cavalier attitude toward accuracy.
Jul 22, 2015 3:56PM ET
For almost two years, the Chinese artist and dissident has been cataloguing his inability to leave the country with bouquets. But the protest ended Wednesday with the return of his passport.
Jul 22, 2015 3:21PM ET
Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of the Washington Post reporter’s detention in the Islamic Republic.
Jul 22, 2015 1:02PM ET
There may not have been much fanfare, but last week’s decision by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was hugely important.
Jul 22, 2015 12:01PM ET
The video of her arrest reveals a police officer abusing his authority—and might never have come to light if not for her tragic death.