Articles by Alex Pasternack
There are serious concerns about what "sound cannons" can do to the physical body, and in turn to the body politic.
Poitras talks to us about meeting Edward Snowden for the first time, why she lives in Germany, and about being on a government watchlist.
The line between simulated and real warfare can sometimes seem scarily thin.
Lightning never strikes the same place twice, until it does, and you're in a rocket to the moon.
Why it might be a good idea to call the militant group by it its Arabic acronym, which they really, really don't like.
Getting it just right can take a while, and it starts right next to Joe Biden's house.
A few years ago, the artist and filmmaker Laura Poitras began a documentary about spying. She couldn't have imagined what she would end up seeing.
Sixty-seven years ago this week, Chuck Yeager strapped himself into a rocket and flew directly against what was then known as a hard, fast limit.
Somehow, the guy who played "The Fly" became the most reliable (and most drunken) tech pitchman.
At hospitals around the country, doctors are scrambling to prepare for Ebola, but nurses say they are still unprepared.