Searching for Anne Frank’s betrayer, finding a moral dilemma
In a new book, a cold-case team identifies a Jewish man as the likely culprit, stirring questions about culpability in extreme circumstances.
Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler: A Marine hero who saw himself as a ‘racketeer for capitalism’
Butler earned fame and respect fighting America's imperialist wars -- and came to regret his role, Jonathan M. Katz writes.
Greta Garbo’s onscreen talent, complex relationships — and why she still fascinates
Robert Gottlieb's portrait of the eccentric actress explores her conflicting needs for companionship and privacy.
When communism crumbled, so did an 11-year-old’s reality
Lea Ypi recalls her childhood in Albania and the nation's swift, disorienting shift away from communism.
Inside the ideological divide between the Fed’s board and its bankers
Christopher Leonard focuses on Thomas Hoenig, onetime president of the Kansas City Fed, to explore the policy implications.
Patients get better care from doctors who are women. But sexism persists in medicine.
Even as more women have entered the profession, they are often diminished or overlooked.
We’re used to stress in the ER. But omicron has made our jobs impossible.
We can’t provide the right care at the right time anymore — and after two years, we’re exhausted from trying
Fixing Statuary Hall can’t fix our democracy by itself, but it could help
The citadel of our democracy shows its limitations.
All eyes on Joe Biden
The characters in the White House’s world, one year in
Prince Andrew easily could have won his bid to get the suit against him tossed
If Prince Andrew's accuser lives in Australia, not Colorado, the federal court in Manhattan has no jurisdiction.
A whittled-down Build Back Better would still be good for families
Losing the child tax credit would sting, but it would be worth the historic investments in climate and child care.
Candidate Kamala Harris had a plan to help Dreamers. Why not use it?
Biden's first two attempts to help young people brought to this country when they were young were blocked. Fortunately, there's a Plan C.
Trump’s NPR interview shows the danger of interviewing him
If the former president can’t use media platforms to advance his "big lie,” they are useless to him.
The myth that Jews are all-powerful is the biggest threat to Jewish lives
A dangerous conspiracy theory animated the attack on a Texas synagogue.
‘The Expanse’ had a dark view of humanity — but it ended on a note of hope
It reminded us that things can still get better, partly because people can.
I have some questions about the Los Angeles railway thefts
Something should be done! What is that something?
The Winter Olympics faces an existential crisis a half-century in the making
How the Winter Olympics ended up in Beijing — and what it means for the future.
Can the pandemic labor shortage help us envision a world without work?
What we can glean from the French Surrealists’ “war on work” of the 1920s.
Boris Johnson at last forgot his satirical purpose. And it could be his undoing.
Who’s the ‘great supine protoplasmic invertebrate jelly’ now, prime minister?