Migrant boat captain arrested. Some survivors reach Italian shores
Republicans push for permanent American aristocracy in bill ending estate tax
Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez convicted of first-degree murder. Faces life in prison
Blackwater guards get long prison terms
U.S. threatens Iran over support of Yemen rebels
Inside the Kremlin’s hall of mirrors
California imposes first-ever water restrictions
Netanyahu snubbed by Obama after decisive victory
Early results show deadlock in Israeli election
The rise of a despot in Haiti
Why oil prices collapsed
The police gangsters of Ferguson
What is happening in Venezuela?
Live long and prosper! RIP Leonard Nimoy
Jerome Groopman: Vaccinate!
Private Palestinian land to be taken by Israel for landfill
Libya’s new strongman
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s war against unions in Illinois
Prodded by Elizabeth Warren, US prosecutors consider criminal charges against HSBC
ISIS in Libya
The medical case for psychedelic drugs
How to clean up Albany
Greece vs. Brussels
Cubs’ great Ernie Banks dies
How ISIS rules
What should be done with brutalist architecture?
Gunter Grass has died. From 1997, a review by Timothy Garton Ash in The New York Review of Books
August Strindberg: autobiographies and insanity
Adam Shatz on Michel Houellebecq’s submission
Schiele: Sex and Death
Peter Gelb has a vision, but can the Met afford it?
The enduring appeal of Calvin and Hobbes
How superhero movies lost their way
The trees, the trees: The continuing fascination with Twin Peaks
Elaine Blair on Ben Lerner’s 10:04
Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon
Second Harper Lee book to be published after 50-plus year hiatus
On failing the Bechdel Test
Becoming van Gogh
Francine Prose on how e-readers are changing reading
Looking back at the year in film
F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood
The East Village in the 80s
No Kaddish for The New Republic
A brief history of Star Wars
Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Pynchon’s ‘Inherent Vice’
The New Republic’s race problem
David Foster Wallace’s American sadness
The last ride for the San Antonio Spurs?
The dawn of online privacy and the man who broke the music business
Einstein as Jew and philosopher
The last boxer to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. regrets it
The Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights
How police failed to stop former NFL star Darren Sharper’s cross-country rape spree
Return of the brontosurus
The lost war on poverty
The greening of California
How stupid are the TSA’s list of suspicious behaviors? This stupid.
What causes inequality?
Marathon on Mars
All aboard the startup bus
Meet Ben Carson, the Tea Party’s (black) White House hope
Seymour Hersh goes to My Lai to uncover secrets of the past
From Minneapolis to ISIS: An American’s path to jihad
The East India Company
California has one year of water left
Gerry Adams has long denied being a member of the IRA. But did he order murders?
Growing up poor in Robert Putnam’s America
Healthcare funding: Who lives, who dies?
Mikhail Khodorkovsky: My fellow prisoners
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