Truancy is punishable by fines, probation, and in some cases throwing parents in prison. Does any of that really keep kids in school?
Monday, March 9
Gerry Adams, the leader of Sinn Fein, denies that he was ever in the IRA. The murder of Jean McConville threatened to expose him as a liar.
It’s a mess inside the network – and Brian Williams may still come out on top.
Sunday, March 8
An interview with Jane Schachtel, Facebook’s head of technology, on the company’s future in your pocket.
Hamid Karzai’s older brother owns a restaurant in Baltimore.
A drag pageant pioneer dropped out of the public eye after the 1960s. What happened to her?
A profile of a promising young runner.
Saturday, March 7
A correspondence school for writers turns out to be a sham. This piece forced it into bankruptcy.
Renting the apartment formerly inhabited by the accused killer Robert Durst.
The everyday violence of some urban neighburhoods in America takes its own emotional toll.
The East India Company was once “too big to fail.”