America’s Abandonment of Syria
Many Syrians thought that the U.S. cared about them. Now they know better.
April 20, 2020
How Mitch McConnell Became Trump’s Enabler-in-Chief
The Senate Majority Leader’s refusal to rein in the President is looking riskier than ever.
April 12, 2020
A Missionary on Trial
Renée Bach went to Uganda to save children—but many in her care died. Was she responsible?
April 6, 2020
The Unravelling of a Dancer
Sharon Stern devoted herself to Butoh. Did her mentor lead her down a dangerous path?
March 30, 2020
Survivor’s Guilt in the Mountains
Alpinists are intimately familiar with death and grief. A therapist thinks he can address the unique needs of these élite athletes.
February 24, 2020
The Wrong Way to Fight the Opioid Crisis
People struggling with addiction who share a lethal dose of drugs are being prosecuted as killers.
February 3, 2020
The Woman Shaking Up the Diamond Industry
Eira Thomas’s company has used radical new methods to find some of the biggest uncut gems in history.
January 27, 2020
The Fight to Save an Innocent Refugee from Almost Certain Death
Omar Ameen came to the U.S. to escape the violence in Iraq. Now he’s accused of being a member of an ISIS hit squad.
January 20, 2020
The Future of America’s Contest with China
Washington is in an intensifying standoff with Beijing. Which one will fundamentally shape the twenty-first century?
January 6, 2020
The Ultra-Wealthy Who Argue That They Should Be Paying Higher Taxes
In an age of historic disparity, Abigail Disney and the Patriotic Millionaires take on income inequality.
December 30, 2019