The Impotence of CreationismIt’s complete nonsense. But as a compartmentalized fantasy, it’s harmless.
More Is LesbianNearly 20 percent of young British women say they’ve had a same-sex experience. What’s going on?
The Dallas DoubtersMost Americans don’t believe conspiracy theories about JFK or UFOs. But they don’t trust the government’s story, either.
How to Defeat the DronesTerrorists are looking for an answer. Will they find it in technology—or in politics?
The Boy Who LivedEmbryo testing is progress built on failure, termination, and tragedy. But we only hear about the happy endings.
A War Without InnocenceUgly revelations about the drone campaign in Pakistan don’t discredit the weapons or the war.
Unfit To Bear ArmsPolice files from Sandy Hook and Tucson show we need more scrutiny of gun buyers’ mental health.
How Drones Kill AmericansThey don’t target citizens in the United States. They kill them overseas as collateral damage.
The Case for TortureWhat really happened in the CIA’s “enhanced" interrogations? Three former officials tell their stories.
Why Abortions Are DownIs it birth control or moral aversion? Maybe both. Some lessons for pro-lifers.
Fetal Fact CheckThe doctors cited by pro-lifers say their fetal pain research doesn’t support abortion bans.
Jew Picked a Fine Time to Leave MeWeiner, Spitzer, Filner … Are Jews less likely to cheat? The data say no.
The Pain ThresholdBanning abortions at 20 weeks is just the beginning of a plan to outlaw them altogether.
The Next BostonThe FBI’s case list shows we’re lucky not to have suffered more bombings. Don’t be surprised if we’re hit again.
The Aurora WarningsJames Holmes’ psychiatrist told campus police he was homicidal. Why wasn’t the warning passed on?
The Chronic Ills of NannyaWhat’s the message of the New York soda-size ruling? Government can’t control lifestyle diseases the way it controls infectious epidemics.
The Slaughter of Reeva SteenkampIf Oscar Pistorius is telling the truth, he’s a reckless, dangerous killer.
The Disability PedestalWe expected better from Oscar Pistorius because he’s disabled. We were wrong.
Urine the Army NowLadies can’t pee outdoors, and other cringeworthy arguments for the ban on women in combat.