The NYPD’s Top Cop Says Rappers Are “Thugs.” That Old-Fashioned Rhetoric Is Scarier Now Than Ever.
Did Nate Silver Actually Get Anything Wrong?A conversation about the data journalist and Donald Trump.
Apple Destroyed My Will to Collect MusicI once used iTunes to organize albums, bootlegs, demos, and deep cuts—until it made that nearly impossible. Will Apple Music finish the job?
Virginia Governor Turns More Than 200,000 People With Felony Convictions Into Eligible Voters
Police Officer Who Shot Armed 24-Year-Old Akiel Denkins in North Carolina Will Not Face Charges
The Fight for the Future of NPRA slow-moving bureaucracy. An antiquated business model. A horde of upstart competitors. Can National Public Radio survive?
In Defense of the Trend PieceIt’s a rich, exuberant, entertaining form, not an affront to serious journalism.
In a Remarkable Decision, Federal Judge Lays Out All the Ways Our Justice System Hurts Ex-Cons
The Craziest Black Market in RussiaIt’s not for oil or guns. It’s for plagiarized dissertations. And every self-respecting doctor, lawyer, and politician in the country wants one.
This Video Proves That Apple Actually Is Deleting Music Files Off Some People’s Hard Drives
The Imperfect VictimGalen Baughman seemed like an ideal spokesman for sex offenders’ civil rights. Then he got arrested for texting a teenage boy.
Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Grant Secrecy to Companies That Provide Chemicals For Lethal Injection
Reporting the Future From the Boston GlobeWhat would April 9, 2017, look like if Trump was in the White House?
Brooklyn DA Won’t Seek Jail Time for Cop Who Killed an Unarmed Black Man. In This Case, That’s Just.
Life on the Trump TrailWhat’s it like being one of the “disgusting reporters” covering Trump?
Big Wins for Black Lives MatterThe prosecutors in the Tamir Rice and Laquan McDonald cases lose their primary races.
Raleigh Police Chief Says 24-Year-Old Akiel Denkins Pulled Out a Gun Before Officer Shot Him