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The Methodists Are Thinking About Ejecting Jeff Sessions Over Family Separations

Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks on immigration and law enforcement actions to cadets from Lackwanna College Police Academy. Michael Candelori/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The Methodists, who are known for being fairly chill in the grand scheme of organized religion, are apparently considering kicking Attorney General Jeff Sessions…

Crime Is Down But Most People Don’t Know It

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Thanks to my work on the lead-crime hypothesis, I’m keenly aware that crime has plummeted over the past 25 years. I’m also keenly aware that most people don’t know this. But why? Brendan Nyhan points me to a new paper today by Jane Esberg and…

A 10-Year-Old With Down Syndrome Has Been Separated From Her Family at the Border

Mother Jones illustration; Chris Kleponis/CNP/ZUMA; U.S. Customs and Border Protection/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Mexico is understandably angry about the Trump administration’s controversial “tear families apart” plan. “We strongly urge the U.S. government to reconsider this policy,” Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Tuesday, urging federal authorities to implement…