How mother-and-daughter activists took on a drilling company to protect their town’s drinking water — and set the stage for a game-changing showdown on corporate versus community rights.
How terror recruiters in Egypt target one man faced with a choice: kill civilians or gamble with his life in profiteer smuggling
A look into the pipeline that brings illegal guns to the inner cities
For years, the NFL has been fumbling trying to handle ways to end its biggest problem: hits to the head. Has the answer been in front of them the whole time?
Lost in the debate over pregame protests in the NFL, which feature black players making a statement about police mistreating black men, is that racial discrimination seems to be fading when it comes to black quarterbacks.
Investigative journalist and harsh Trump critic Robert Parry slams Russiagate beat writers for abandoning the standards of reporting
Despite the celebrated coming out of Caitlyn Jenner, transgender women face a harsh reality of violent assaults — and continuing mistreatment at the hands of police.
How an Arkansas street preacher's Bible college fielded the worst football team in America
An investigation into judicial misconduct reveals disturbing questions about just how fair our court system is — and that authorities are doing little to address the problem.
The $1 billion business of illicit massage parlors keeps growing — but are the mostly Asian workers victims, or searching for the American dream?
No longer cloaked in secrecy, today’s adoptions involve just about everyone
There are thousands of cameras following you, anyone can watch, and it’s all legal
Here's an interesting, and insightful, anecdote about The Donald from December 1989, when Trump, accompanied by his executive assistant, Norma Foerderer, flew on his private jet to Japan, where he hoped to drum up business for his struggling real-estate empire.
How the Trump probe looks just like a mob case
Trump's duplicitous father cheated veterans and American tax-payers. His grandfather got rich as a pimp.
The true Trump from the journalist who knows him best
This series aims to reveal some of the influences and qualities that form the character of the American president.
The Contently Foundation’s editor-in-chief speculates on how the man he knew will govern
Exploring the colorful history of jerseys
We delve into some similarly named NFL players.
Taking a look at figures that don't add up. This one delves into two baseball players.
From a deep-dive into Trump's Russian dossier to a Reddit AMA, here are our recommended reads from the past week.
From the Guardian's coverage of the CIA's interrogation to data on how online dating is effecting relationships, these are our recommended reads for the weekend.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, in addition to being a recipient of a MacArthur genius grant, is a must-read journalist who continues to highlight underreported forms of discrimination.
Chronicling sexual abuse can be a tight rope to walk, but the New York Times' latest investigation is a master class in how to approach the topic.
Donald Trump uses the press like no one has before, and he mastered that craft even before stepping into the political arena.
The latest mass shooting again opens up the dialogue surrounding America's gun problem that journalists have been highlighting for years.
My take on Maggie Haberman, a friend, rival and journalism's brightest star