Life Inside Louisiana's Leprosy Quarantine Was Horrific and Inspirational
The stigma and lack of understanding of the disease shaped every facet of life for patients there, who started their own businesses, founded a newspaper, and used their own currency.
Anatomy of a terror story
We trace the false and fast-changing narrative around the Quebec City mosque shooting
America Is Not Prepared for President @RealDonaldTrump
Donald Trump's Twitter account has an enormous amount of power, and an unlimited capacity to troll the country.
Mephedrone, Psychosis, and a Severed Penis: When Drugs Are Blamed in British Courts
This week, a man who stabbed his mother several times before severing his own dick used a "drug-induced psychosis" defense. But how legitimate is it for offenders to lay all the blame on narcotics?
The Continued Stupidity of the US Government Shutdown
The world economy might be in danger thanks to a group of Republicans stuck in a feedback loop of information and a few powerful men committed to playing an extremely high-stakes game of chicken. This is not good.