More has changed in the past few years for women who allege rape than in all the decades since the women’s movement began.
In 1968, there existed two especially splendid exemplars of a now-extinct species: “celebrity intellectual.” They were Gore Vidal and William F.
Republican senator Lindsey Graham finally has an iPhone, he announced today on ABC's This Week, after being forced to upgrade once Donald Trump publicized his old cell number at an event last week.
The Boy Scouts of America will announce tomorrow that their ban on gay leaders within the organization will end, though individual (volunteer) scout groups will still be able to reject gay scout leaders if they want, a loophole which the New York Times characterizes as a move "to gain the ...
Hyperbolic analogies to Nazis or the Holocaust are hardly a new feature of American political rhetoric, but Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee got weirdly specific about concentration-camp crematoriums yesterday when denouncing the Obama Administration's nuclear deal with Iran.
In his last major appearance before departing Kenya for Ethiopia today, President Obama addressed a rapturous crowd of nearly 5,000 mostly-young Kenyans at an arena in Nairobi, declaring, "I am proud to be the first American president to come to Kenya, and of course I'm the first Kenyan-American to be ...
Mayor Bill de Blasio believed that the pieces needed to score a quick win were in place. A public hearing had been held; a vote by the ideologically simpatico City Council to cap the growth of Uber was coming soon.
The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force has arrested two animal rights activists after they spent half a year driving 40,000 miles around the US, raiding fur farms, and releasing about 5,740 mink into the wild.
A fire broke out this afternoon at the 14th-floor pool of the five-star Las Vegas hotel, The Cosmopolitan, injuring one person, closing part of the Las Vegas Strip, and temporarily adding a giant plume of black smoke to the city’s famous skyline.
In President Obama's opening speech kicking off a two-day visit to Kenya, he declared that “Africa is on the move,” and announced that the U.S.
The eighth-annual Summer Streets program, when pedestrians and bicyclists banish cars from seven miles of city streets, will take place on August 1, 8, and 15.
NAIROBI — I had not spoken to George Obama in years, not since co-writing a story on the far-flung Obama diaspora for this magazine in 2009.
Performance-enhancing drugs have long plagued professional cycling, but three-time Tour de France champion Greg LeMond accused riders of a different form of cheating this week: tiny motors on their bikes.
The inspector general for the intelligence agencies has asked the Justice Department to look into Hillary Clinton's personal email usage during her tenure as secretary of State.
The American government is considering releasing Jonathan Pollard from prison, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Who among us hasn't dreamed of taking their cat for a jaunty stroll through the neighborhood, if only we could trust that they'd obey commands or not run onto the subway tracks?
Sandra Bland, the woman who was found dead in a Texas jail cell after being pulled over for changing lanes without a turn signal, did not have any injuries that would show that she had been murdered. "In a violent homicide or a murder," Waller County Assistant District Attorney Warren Diepraam told reporters, "where ...
On Thursday afternoon, the NYPD busted a two-foot-long alligator trying to cross Ninth Avenue at 205th Street.
As you may recall, Republican Rick Perry was charged last summer with abuse of power and coercion of a public servant.
Hillary Clinton has many well-known qualities, but chillness is not among them. Unfortunately, that didn't stop her from collaborating with a Vine user on this clip, which features a "More Like Chillary Clinton Amirite?