States are increasingly considering equal shared parenting in custody cases. This young Kentucky couple serve as a test case.

Kentucky’s 50-50 custody legislation was the first of its kind in the country to make equal parenting not just up to a judge’s discretion but the standard outcome.
  • 3 days ago

An architect of critical race theory: ‘We cannot allow all of the lessons from the civil rights movement forward to be packed up and put away for storage’

Scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw on racial tyranny, right-wing outrage and what histories we tell.
  • 2 days ago

Fighting racial bias with an unlikely weapon: Footnotes

The Citing Slavery Project focuses on legal precedents based on cases that involved enslaved persons.

Date Lab: ‘It was kind of like I knew him already’

She thought the conversation flowed right off the bat.
  • Jan 13

Date Lab: They had positive vibes from the get-go

“I immediately liked his style.”
  • Jan 6
(Shantal Riley)
(Shantal Riley)

Indigenous tribes around Lake Superior depend on fishing to survive — but the fish are contaminated

The lake's fish contain what are known as "forever chemicals." Will the government’s recent steps to regulate this type of chemicals be enough?
  • Jan 12
  • Review

The new Dolce Vita looks like a blast from the past. Its owner just wants diners to be happy again.

Dolce Vita is a big, flashy fusion of Mediterranean coastal cuisine that aims to please.

Perspective | Like many Asian Americans, I have long spurned my full name. A wave of racism made me say: No more.

I am tired of hiding my true identity and I'm starting by changing my byline.
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Convivial mines the past to assure its future with sublime renditions of classic French dishes

Owner Cedric Maupillier is serving up labor-intensive French classics at Shaw's Convivial, where diners are in for a treat.

Antiabortion leader Marjorie Dannenfelser: ‘You can never build human rights on the broken rights of other people’

The president of the Susan B. Anthony List on the future of Roe v. Wade.
  • Jan 11

How one pocket of Utah is confronting the word ‘Dixie’ and all of its associations

The name abounds here, but that is slowly changing in the city of St. George — though not without resistance.
  • Jan 10

Jamie Raskin’s year of grief and purpose

On Jan. 5, 2021, Rep. Jamie Raskin buried his only son. The next day he witnessed firsthand the attack on the Capitol. As we mark a year since the insurrection, we look at how Raskin dealt with his son’s death while serving on democracy’s front lines.
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Art With a Point

A rotating cast of artists weighs in on the state of the world
A rotating cast of artists weighs in on the state of the world