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The Evangelical Scion Who Stopped Believing

One morning in the summer of 2011 Bart Campolo left his house in Cincinnati for a long bicycle ride. Goateed and bald, but still trim and fit at 48, Campolo was the envy of his generation of evangelical pastors. That morning, Campolo was, as usual, a little self-conscious about his attire. “I feel …

Faith

Private prisons are shrouded in secrecy. I took a job as a guard to get inside—then things got crazy

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Chapter 1: “Inmates Run This Bitch”<p>Have you ever had a riot?” I ask a recruiter from …

Criminal Justice

How Hillary Clinton Became a Hawk

Hillary Clinton sat in the hideaway study off her ceremonial office in the State Department, sipping tea and taking stock of her first year on the job. The study was more like a den — cozy and wood-paneled, lined with bookshelves that displayed mementos from Clinton’s three decades in the public …

National Security

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

The Obama Doctrine

The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world.<p>Friday, August 30, 2013, the day the feckless Barack Obama brought to a premature end America’s reign as the world’s sole indispensable superpower—or, alternatively, the day the sagacious Barack Obama peered …

Geopolitics

Aaron Swartz's Quest to Keep Corporations From Privatizing the Internet

If a child hears a song that they love, they will want to share it with others. Of course, because the copyright to any piece of music lies with its …

U.S. Department of Justice

Low-snow year gives easier access to spectacular high hikes in Washington mountains

There’s been a big up side to the lack of snow in the mountains this summer: Most high-country hiking destinations have been completely clear of snow …

Hiking

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

Jails Are a Cash Cow for the Rich

Thanks to kickbacks from phone companies, state and local governments have every reason to keep their prison cells filled, no matter what the cost to …

yoga | Women's Health

It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime against yoga to let a bad mat disrupt your practice, so let the pros tell you about the best of the bunch.<p>Here's the …