Lucinda Franks is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who was on the staff of the New York Times and has written for the New Yorker and the New York Times Book Review and Magazine. Her latest book is My Father's Secret War, about her father, who was a spy for the OSS during World War II.

Parents of teen suicides have fought to put strict anti-bullying laws in 41 states. But they’re only effective, Lucinda Franks says, if teachers and schools end the conspiracy of silence.

As nine Massachusetts teens face landmark charges for harassing 15-year-old Phoebe Prince so brutally she killed herself, The Daily Beast’s Lucinda Franks reports on the startling trend of bullying in a three-part investigation.

As a group of teens in Massachusetts face landmark charges for harassing 15-year-old Phoebe Prince so brutally she committed suicide, Lucinda Franks speaks to teen bullies and a pioneering teacher about why kids torment peers.

Sheryl Weinstein wasn't the only woman the Ponzi monster was fooling around with, writes Lucinda Franks—he had more than one extra-marital affair, as well as encounters with "masseuses."

Watching my husband—Sonia Sotomayor’s former boss—testify for the Supreme Court nominee turned out to be a great way to spend a birthday in Washington.

Bernie Madoff quietly slipped $2 million into a foundation created by his son Mark as the walls started closing in. Was this part of a scheme to divert cash? Lucinda Franks investigates.