California sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild ventured out of her liberal bubble to try to grasp why some conservatives reject government regulations in Louisiana, even as industry pollution persists, largely unchecked, for years.
On Saturday, a police officer in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, a high school freshman, through the passenger side window of a car. The officers were responding to calls of underage drinking at a house party.
Beauty is the template for every fairy-tale heroine, says Amanda Filipacchi, daughter of a former elite Ford model. She has written a novel about an attractive woman who dons an elaborate, unattractive disguise to find real love. "It's sad how important it is," she says of beauty. "It's kind of tragic."
In Hot Girls Wanted, a Netflix documentary examines the stars of the teenage porn industry, the Internet's most popular. And while it's easy to think of them as damaged or broken, they usually are just like all of us.