The Dog Whisperer
How a British colonel altered the battlefields of World War I, and why his crusade still resonates today.
Ty Carter fought in Afghanistan and became a hero. Now he has one more enemy to fight: PTSD.
Diplomacy by Design
A new generation of architects is using rail lines, shopping centers, and football fields to keep the peace from Belfast to Baghdad.
Those Tricky Germans
A few too many years under the Deutsche Demokratische Republik can wreak havoc on a moral compass.
Is Polygyny a Slave to History?
How the slave trade patterns of centuries ago are still shaping African marriages today.
Epiphanies From Teju Cole
The Nigerian-American novelist discusses the pitfalls of hashtag activism, the destructiveness of U.S. foreign policy, and that time he dreamed about meeting Obama at a Brooklyn house party.
Under New Management
The coast of Honduras could be the site of a radical experiment: one in which foreign investors bankroll a quasi-sovereign city. Backers say it will lift the region out of poverty -- but residents are anything but convinced.
Illegal Alien: A Short History
Undocumented? Unauthorized? Illegal? After 250 years, we're still debating what to call America’s visa-less immigrants.