United States

Gender Letter: Rebel Women Are Coming to a Public Monument Near You

For years, men have made up the vast majority of public monuments in this country. A series of campaigns are now pressing for women to get their (monumental) due.

Anne Frank’s Family Was Thwarted by U.S. Immigration Rules, Research Shows

“Bureaucracy, war and time” stymied the Frank family’s attempts to immigrate in the years leading up to World War II, a report says.

Nonfiction: Falling Crime Rates Are Good — at a Cost. A Writer Sees Both Sides.

In “Uneasy Peace,” Patrick Sharkey sees disparities when the homicide rate drops. The country is safer, but some people are now afraid of the police.