13 Nov 1992: Riddick Bowe and Evander Holyfield trade blows during a bout in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Many, varied and troubling are the verses that make up the blues ballad of Riddick Bowe. The boy who grew up, the 12th of 13 children, in a Brooklyn(...)

Kim Kardashian West: the reality star visited the White House last summer to help secure the release from prison of a woman convicted of a nonviolent drug charge. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty

Kim Kardashian West says she is studying to become a criminal-justice lawyer and is planning to take her exams in 2022. The reality star began a four(...)

Making a Murderer: it’s now impossible to see the initial news story about Teresa Halbach’s murder, of which Steven Avery was found guilty, as anything other than a fiction. Photograph: Netflix

Almost 10 years ago a story emerged detailing a particularly sickening crime. The version I read was a short report, of a rape and murder in the US, w(...)

Prof Anita Hill  Photograph:  Frank Miller

They were dramas that drilled into the most sensitive parts of the national psyche, searing and dividing us with lurid sexual images and racial grieva(...)