The Kingdom in the Closet
On gay life in Saudi Arabia.
On gay life in Saudi Arabia.
How Internet porn has altered the ways we think about, and engage in, sex.
A profile of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley.
The author of True Grit on growing up in Arkansas during World War II.
The criminologist/lawyer who created Perry Mason unravels the Boston Strangler case, in which eleven women were murdered by an assailant they willingly let into their homes.
A interview with John Pistole, head of the TSA.
The case that brought leaks to the popular consciousness.
America, China, and the case for coal as a vital weapon in the war against climate change.
Part two of the history of the Educational Testing Service.
The first article in a two-part history of the Educational Testing Service, the institution behind the SAT.
Many experts believe it’s inevitable that in the coming decades, humans will figure out how to live considerably longer lives. It might not be a good thing.
A profile of Anas Aremeyaw, an investigative journalist in Ghana who’s willing to do anything–and pose as anyone–to get the story.
After nearly a year in Afghanistan—during which almost half of their unit was killed or injured—paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne have one more mission before they go home.
If your ex-spouse takes your child and hightails it abroad, the legal system often isn’t on your side. So what can you do? One option: hire a former Army ranger named Gus Zamora to take back your kid.
A profile of Joe Biden, whose political stock has continued to rise even as his boss’s falls.
Is letting convicts roam free under electronic surveillance better than putting them behind bars?
Since he could speak, 8-year-old Brandon has insisted that he was meant to be a girl. This summer, his parents decided to let him grow up as one.
The founding fathers deserve at least some of the blame for the worst presidencies in American history—they created an office that’s vaguely defined and ripe for abuse. Plus: how to fix it.
Mysterious, man-made “natural flavor” explains why most fast food—indeed, most of the food Americans eat—tastes the way it does. An early excerpt from Fast Food Nation.
How a French journalist recruited a posse of Brazilian parking lot attendants and pizza-delivery guys and created Hollywood’s most addictive entertainment product.
As of this year, more women than men are in the U.S. workforce. More women are managers and more women are earning college degrees. Here’s why.
In the wake of 9/11, terrorist networks moved their recruitment and training efforts online, giving birth to Jihad-geeks like Irhabi_007.
A dispatch from the frozen, drunken wasteland of Eastern Siberia.
The Conficker ‘worm’ has replicated itself across tens of millions of computers. Only a few hundred people have the knowledge to recreate how, and no one (except its anonymous maker) fully understands why.
Yeah, you’ve seen that headline before. The difference? This time it’s not journalists trying to do the saving. It’s Google.