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Are online schools a better option for teen moms—or just a high-tech version of schools that once hid pregnant girls from shame?

Pathways School

Dozens of dedicated programs for pregnant and parenting teens have been shut down in recent years as teen pregnancy rates have plunged and cash-strapped cities and states have looked for ways to save money.

Caitlyn Jenner

Gender is self-determination, and Caitlyn Jenner’s seizing that self-determination in such a public fashion will save lives.

Graduation

Does this really sound like an education to you or does it sound more like a Ponzi scheme?

Khairullozhori Matanov, a friend of the Boston bomber, is being sentenced under a law whose purview is growing disturbingly wide.

Ota Benga

What the ugly history of a 1906 Bronx Zoo exhibit tells us about ourselves today.

After a dozen years of foot-dragging, regulators are doing something about the toxins.

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson’s trial for HIV exposure was a “perfect storm” of homophobia, racism, and the criminalization of black bodies.

Poverty

Those of us who spend our lives worrying about making rent and buying our kids new crayons need better representation.

Blogs

"In time much is sure to be written of Franz Kafka, for he is inevitably sure of a place...among the foremost writers of our time."

June 3, 2015

Sepp Blatter’s reign of error is over. But speculation about his and FIFA’s future has just begun.

June 2, 2015

It is worth pausing to consider how far things have moved since the Snowden revelations.

June 2, 2015

A conversation about building an inclusive movement, the importance of identity, and how to shift the narrative of justice away from jailing killer cops.

June 2, 2015

Bad retail jobs compound the deeper economic and social barriers that disproportionately affect blacks and Latinos.

June 2, 2015

"America is a reckless squanderer where small racial units are concerned, and the cause of any Indian race seems a priori a lost cause."

June 2, 2015

The Wisconsin governor positions himself as the exact opposite of Rand Paul—and privacy advocates in both parties.

June 1, 2015

“Perhaps the best thing about it all is that Miss Keller has come through to middle age a liberal in spirit. The injustices of our society weigh heavily upon her.”

June 1, 2015

In a twist worthy of le Carré, Deep Throat was assigned the mission of unearthing—and stopping—Deep Throat.

May 31, 2015