Last week, the superintendent of Palo Alto schools sent a letter to parents in the district warning that my Atlantic…
Why are so many kids with bright prospects killing themselves in Palo Alto?
In the art of evading meaningful policy discussions, all political camps have honed their particular styles.
The complicated reality of consent
The effortless hipness of senior citizens.
Who is Jeb’s wife, what effect will she have on his campaign—and what effect will his campaign have on their marriage?
Can a new, professionalized generation of scandalmongers uncover more dirt on the Clintons—without triggering a backlash?
An inquiry into one recent scandal reveals how kids think about sexting—and what parents and police should do about it.
A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.
On the eve of the show’s final season, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner talks about disappointment and redemption—and reveals his dreamlike perception of everyday life.
A conversation with Matthew Weiner about anti-heroes, why everybody loves Joan, and the real-life drama that inspires the hit AMC show
Months after our son was diagnosed, the label officially disappeared. And that turned out to be a good thing.
Brogan Rafferty, a central figure in Hanna Rosin's September 2013 magazine story, explains how he ended up helping a family friend kill one man after another.
A serial killer finds a newly vulnerable class of victims: white, working-class men.
Ideas of the Year 2013
Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?
The hookup culture that has largely replaced dating on college campuses has been viewed, in many quarters, as socially corrosive and ultimately toxic to women, who seemingly have little choice but to participate. Actually, it is an engine of female progress—one being harnessed and driven by women themselves.
A woman who wants to make it home for dinner shouldn't have to sneak out of the office.