Running backs love an open field, cab drivers a well-timed series of green lights.
Demagogues love straw men. Like, say, the Obama administration’s diabolical plan to hand control of the Internet to Vladimir Putin.
There is no such plan — and neither the United States nor any other country controls the Internet, at least not outside their borders. Yet you wouldn’t know that if you listened to Sen.Read more
How’s this for a conundrum: A teenage boy identified in court documents as S.R.I.C. was being pressured by gang recruiters in his native Guatemala, but he kept refusing to join. When one gang member sliced his leg as an inducement and other gang members threatened to kill him and the rest of his family, S.R.I.C.Read more
The Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot an unarmed African American man to death after his vehicle broke down in the middle of the street was charged with first-degree manslaughter Thursday, less than a week after the incident.Read more
For the second time this summer, the nation is simmering over the deaths of two African-American men in two different cities in less-than-clearly-justified shootings by police.
Terence Crutcher was shot to death after his car broke down in the middle of the road in Tulsa, Okla., Friday. When officers showed up, Crutcher wouldn’t do what they told him to do.Read more
It’s hard not to muse — even with little confirmed information — on the demise of such a surreally glamorous, even exotic public couple as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. From the beginning of their relationship, they have invited us to watch them and ponder them.
There was the provocative, edgy photo spread in Palm Springs by Steven Klein in W Magazine to promote the couple’s film, “Mr. and Mrs.Read more