Microsoft vs. the Feds, Cloud Computing Edition

U.S. judges will decide if Microsoft has to turn over data stored outside American borders. A multibillion-dollar industry hangs in the balance.


Making a Murderer in Uganda

Kidnapped by rebels when he was 9, Dominic Ongwen grew up to command fighters who slaughtered, raped, and pillaged. Is he guilty of heinous crimes — or was he a hostage the whole time?


How to Get Away With Manslaughter, Bollywood-Style

Why did India's underclass stand by superstar Salman Khan, even after he ran over five people sleeping outside a bakery?

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U.S. Drug Investigation Reaches Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro’s Inner Circle

A U.S. drug investigation has reached Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro's inner circle.

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Feds Announce Charges for Hackers Behind JP Morgan Breach

A group of hackers is alleged to have masterminded a $100 million criminal empire that went after big banks' customer data.


The United States Has Hamstrung the U.N.’s Most Important Mission

Russia and China aren't the only countries preventing the U.N. from taking action on genocide and war crimes. But on the institution's 70th anniversary, it's time for reform.


There Are No Peasants Here

Honduras’ brave new economic experiment is buoying an era of development by kicking poor farmers off their land.


The Maldives in Meltdown

Past the white sand beaches, the country's human rights situation has gone from bad to worse — and this paradise has become anything but.


And the Winner of this Year’s PEN Pinter Award Goes to … the Man Slated for 1,000 Lashes!

Will the award be enough to save Saudi blogger Raif Badawi?

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