Judy Clarke, the publicity-shy anti-death-penalty attorney, has defended the Unabomber, Susan Smith, and Jared Loughner, and successfully spared them capital punishment. Mark Bowden provides an in-depth
Our writer attempted to survive for an entire month without breaking any rules, causing any harm, or taking moral shortcuts One morning, after my daughter's swim practice, I ordered a takeout breakfast
Archaeologists digging at Buddha's birthplace have uncovered remains of the "earliest ever Buddhist shrine". They unearthed a 6th Century BC timber structure buried within the Maya Devi Temple at Lumbini
And, boy, is the Gay family of LaGrangeville, New York gonna be pissed. More than 29 miles of wire. More than 500,000 lights. More than 70,000 visitors. Move over, Clark Griswold: You have nothing on Richards,
In June 2008, Marine Cpl. Anthony Villarreal was driving back from a mission in Afghanistan when his truck was hit by a roadside bomb. He was 22 at the time and recently married to Jessica, who was just
About 150 years ago, a prestigious surgeon in Paris found a new body part while dissecting cadavers. He described the structure as a pearly, "fibrous band" on the outside of the bones in the knee. That
Health news There’s more evidence that speaking a second language can delay the onset of dementia later in life — this time in a population where even illiterate people reaped the benefits of being bilingual.
Traditional photo albums are dying out as young people now take more pictures of themselves than friends and family, a survey suggests. So-called "selfies", where the photographer takes photos of themselves
In what feels, after Steubenville, like a case of rape deja vu, a disturbing new story in which a girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a popular high school football player while an onlooker took is
The 11 recipes we loved all summer long—from tomato salads to fried chicken—and are now tabling till next year The things we did last summer... We grilled, we sliced up ruby red tomatoes and ate them toast
As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn
The federal government is considering whether to allow scientists to take a controversial step: make changes in some of the genetic material in a woman's egg that would be passed down through generations.
From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes
The site was doing more than $1.2 billion in business, according to a criminal complaint It appears the Federal Bureau of Investigation has finally cracked down on Silk Road, the underground marketplace
A new nose has been grown by surgeons on a patient's forehead, so it can be transplanted to replace his original one. Xiaolian, 22, didn't look after his badly damaged nose following a traffic accident
It's Thursday evening, and, over a big cup of tea, Andy, 24, is walking me through his beauty routine. "Did you know that there are 20 different shapes your eyebrows can be?" he asks me, "so I printed