Peter Thiel praises the great government-engineering projects and the impoverished inventors like Tesla and the Wright brothers.
Evan Wolfson and Ted Olson aren't pleased with the Supreme Court's decision not to make marriage equality the law of the land, but they're ready to keep fighting.
From ISIS to climate change, the Pentagon chief says, the threats that face the United States are long-term challenges.
The attorney general continues to wrestle with how to handle national-security-leak prosecutions, but says leakers in Ferguson, Missouri, "need to shut up."
Why don't America's most effective, moral voices want to claim any credit for what they're doing?
Mostly Other People Do the Killing's remake of Kind of Blue is a hilarious, peculiar provocation.
A UN special rapporteur's statement on water shutoffs in the beleaguered city raises questions about what the social contract means for some Americans.
John Kasich seemed to say the Affordable Care Act was here to stay, then quickly walked back his comments.
Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell aren't scientists, but that doesn't stop them from discrediting it.
Celebrity-studded ads are easy to mock, but there's evidence they can increase turnout—to a point.
In dropping coverage for part-time employees, the retailer is only the latest company to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act.
Jazz guitarist Bill Frisell's new record Guitar in the Space Age isn't revolutionary, and that's fine. But listeners should hope for more.
It's all about that base.
Leon Panetta is the latest former aide to criticize the president publicly. This kind of thing didn't always happen.
For the time being, he's somehow both.
The attorney general has worked to include LGBT rights and other issues under the definition.
The attorney general, who announced his departure Thursday, has quarreled with Congress but often addressed issues the president preferred to keep at arm's length.
Arthur Schlesinger, Hunter S. Thompson, Seymour Hersh, Elizabeth Drew, Evan Thomas, and others on the fall of a president and its aftermath, from The Atlantic archives
If the president really believes that, will he take legally required actions to respond to it?
President Obama's supporters are using fringe threats as a potent fundraising tool. Here's what it looks like.