As journalists push back against hoaxes and conspiracies, media skeptics are using charges of “fake news” against professionals.
Open-web advocates are preparing for a renewed policy war as net neutrality’s future remains uncertain.
Special baseball caps are made to commemorate bull-market milestones, but when the economy crashes, they become painful reminders of the extent of the fall.
As search engines are radically reinvented, computers and people are becoming partners in exploration.
Parents can remotely track infants’ heart rate, their mood, and their every move—but should they?
People reported seeing a memorial banner on the site that urged friends to celebrate their lives.
How the electricity craze of the late 19th century paved the way for FitBits and smart watches
It’s long past time for tech companies to acknowledge that wielding enormous publishing power requires taking editorial responsibility.
A comprehensive guide to The Atlantic’s ongoing coverage of the outbreak
Hopeful pre-election selfies are still high up in news feeds, even after Clinton’s defeat.
In much of the print world, Donald Trump’s victory won’t show up until Thursday.
The group behind the contested project is still pushing for construction on the Big Island, but has selected an alternate site just in case.
The Chicago Cubs are world champions—and the billy goat has gone the way of the Bambino.
There’s no real evidence that consumer devices keep infants safer, and doctors say “peace of mind” isn’t a good enough reason to buy them.
Dozens of American women have run for president since 1872.
A computer analysis of 60,000 articles about the presidential race finds distinct language referring to the Republican and Democratic nominees.
Quick: How do you say the “read” in “read receipts”?
A century ago, prognosticators saw a future in which a woman could be the chief executive—and men would be made obsolete.
Actually, though, maybe it’s Tom Hanks.
A century ago, widely circulated images and cartoons helped drive the debate about whether women should have the right to vote.