Charlie Hebdo and Michel Houellebecq: The Proud Provocateurs at the Center of Today’s Paris Terror Attack
A White Man’s DemocratJim Webb wants to speak for the white working poor. Democrats should listen to what he has to say.
Leader of the PACJeb Bush moves a step closer to announcing his 2016 presidential bid—and keeping his promise of running a very different campaign.
North Korea’s True CrimesThe United States has sanctioned Pyongyang for hacking Sony. What about its responsibility for killing millions of people?
King Abdullah Is Very Old. His Successors Are Also Very Old. What Will Happen When the Next Generation Takes Over Saudi Arabia?
Palestinians Continue to Pursue Statehood. Israel Continues to Rely on the U.S. to Stop Them.
2014 Photos of the YearSome of the most striking images and memorable events of the year.
White NoiseDid House Majority Whip Steve Scalise admit to speaking at a white supremacist event he never attended?
Photos From France Following the Attack on Charlie HebdoParisians gather in solidarity at Place de la République to remember those who were killed.
The Giant Inanity MachineMark Leibovich’s profiles lay bare a national political process that systematically dehumanizes all its participants.
Pneumatic FeverThe Supreme Court doesn’t want to rush into embracing new technology. But it shouldn’t crawl either.
Rouhani’s Big GambleIran’s president is squaring off against his country’s hard-liners. We better hope he succeeds.
Try, Try AgainOnce again, conservatives want to oust the House speaker. Why they are giving it another shot.
View From Chicago
Why Uber Will—and Should—Be RegulatedToday’s rebel is turning into tomorrow’s tyrant.
What Matters in SelmaCritics say Ava DuVernay’s film isn’t fair to LBJ. That’s because it’s about a movement, not leaders.
Roads & Kingdoms
Australia’s Brothel BoomAs the country’s mining industry expands, so does its sex trade.
Why I Am Optimistic About the Future of Race Relations in AmericaEven amid the racial turmoil of 2014, we are making progress.
Putin’s Strategy Backfires: The Re-Arrest of Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Only Makes Him Stronger