Under El Salvador's draconian abortion law, women can be arrested for miscarrying. Fifty-five members of Congress are calling on John Kerry to address this human rights violation.
Next time you need to rob a bank, forget the balaclava and just stick a pillow up your shirt. Eat a couple of eclairs really quickly while firing bullets into the air. The police will never find you.
It's not going to happen, but what if it did?
In part one of our three-part documentary, we meet two DEA agents who spent years on the trail of the elusive king of cocaine and became the basis for Netflix's show, Narcos.
The documentary, which includes our legendary trip to a federal prison with President Obama, is available to stream for free for the next few weeks.
Investigating the politics of lipstick in prison.
We talked to Amina Axelsson, the adult actress who jumped into a bullfight last weekend to protest the "barbaric" tradition.
One of them was really, really tired of clocks. "Clocks in eyes, clocks in roses, clocks in bigger clocks. It's become insane."
The story of a 73-year-old bachelor, a massive collection of menstrual memorabilia, and the museum that may one day rise again.
We chatted with Trevor Noah and the rest of The Daily Show team to learn what the new show will be like.
The Wild Goose: A Collection of Ocean Waifs was a weekly newspaper published in 1867 by British prisoners as they sailed to a penal colony in Australia.
The Prison Yoga Project is bringing mindfulness, meditation, and physical release to hundreds of prisoners.
Nearly 15 years ago at a diner in Texas, linguistics professor Hans Boas recognized a dialect of German he'd never heard before. It was Texas German. In a few decades, it will be extinct.
At the Seacrest Wolf Preserve, you can cuddle up to some friendly beasts.
Pope Francis has been hailed for his progressive stance on LGBT acceptance, but we wanted to find out if he passed the ultimate test: Grindr.
We talked to modern Hoodoo practitioners about cultural appropriation in witchcraft and keeping the African American slave folk magic alive.
We talked to author Jon Birger about the shortage of educated men, where women should go if they really want to land a husband, and why boys aren't going to college in the first place.
"How many people do you know that drank out of the same glass as the pope?"
Thanks to the Prison Rape Elimination Act, transgender inmate Sandy Brown won her case against the prison guards who placed her in solitary confinement and told her to kill herself.
From China to Saudi Arabia to the US, the UK's allies have engaged in some pretty shady behavior over the years.
When I first got locked up, I was a 130-pound, 23-year-old junkie who had one thing in mind: survival. After years of being both a victim and an assailant, I changed my life for the better.
How Constance Kopp fought against her blackmailer and became the first female sheriff in America.
This short story about a young man growing up in the stomach of a fox, a bear, a shark, and a whale is from the author's debut collection, Upright Beasts.
Also this week: A guy allegedly attacked his girlfriend because she looked at the obituary of an ex-boyfriend.