Trouble in High Places

Mount Everest

Rep. Michael Grimm has been indicted on 20 counts of tax fraud and other violations. The Atavist’s Evan Ratliff discusses the Republican congressman’s winding and sometimes rocky road to politics. Plus: SCOTUS hears arguments on whether the police should need warrants to search cell phones; Richard Ravitch on his role as the (fiscal) savior of cities; and a look at the recent tragic avalanche on Mount Everest that set off a chain reaction and all but canceled the 2014 climbing season.