We tend to think of heroes as larger-than-life figures who accomplish physical feats, such as the man who pulled two women trapped in a car from the Colorado floods, or the policeman who rescued a woman and her two children from the mall under fire in Nairobi. And those rescuers are indeed heroic, but we should also be thinking about
The would-be presidential candidate is cementing his leadership by telling his political base exactly what it wants to hear.
What happens when attachment parenting comes before a family court judge?
Parents who give up their adopted children have been making the news with increasing frequency of late. There’s Torry Ann Hansen, the now-infamous Tennessee nurse who sent her 7-year-old adopted son back to his native Russia on a plane, alone. Then there’s Joyce Maynard, the writer who made headlines last year when she admitted to …
I work as a felony prosecutor in a town where methamphetamine is our biggest narcotics problem. I’m also a big fan of Breaking Bad, but whenever I ask colleagues (particularly law-enforcement officers) whether they’ve been …
When it comes to sheer numbers, our rate for mass shootings is not what’s really troubling
The search for motives in tragedies like the DC Navy Yard is pointless, argues an expert in mass homicide
The Pentagon is using video games to infiltrate middle schools.
Long-held ideas about white supremacy still play out in the sorority system
How can anyone see the work of J.D. Salinger, Woody Allen and Roman Polanski the same way once you know of their predilection for young girls?
Here’s the problem with trying to characterize a generation: they grow up
Tolerance of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer is not the same as acceptance
Educators shouldn’t be surprised. They offer courses that are conducive to cheating.