James Fallows visits the Chinese factory famous for producing iPhones, Dell computers—and suicidal employees.
At the opening event of The Atlantic's Washington Ideas Forum, the rock star activist told Georgetown students how to help Africa without being condescending.
It was a morning of victory and confidence. But 20 years later, an Atlantic author blamed America's quick departure for the outbreak of a new war.
Whether he was writing about American slang or Lord Byron, the vibrant thinker defied boundaries until the end of his long life.
Benjamin Schwarz shares some of the loveliest songs of all time, from Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman's haunting "Where or When" to Billy Strayhorn's enigmatic "Lush Life."
From Cory Booker's fire rescue to Lena Dunham's nude scenes, moments of courage from members of our annual list
Garrett Epps speaks to influential lawyer and journalist Tom Goldstein about the history of SCOTUSblog and the future of the Supreme Court.
Highlights from Graeme Wood's appearance on "Court of the Scholars"
In 2010, the two old friends discussed England, Philip Roth, and anti-Semitism with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg.
During his decade-plus in office, the New York mayor has made some bold moves. Here's a look at some of the most memorable.
A decade after his murder sentence, Michael Skakel is up for parole. His cousin Robert F. Kennedy Jr. believes he was wrongly convicted -- not only by the jury but by a power-hungry media.
Trevor Potter, former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, tells James Bennet how campaign finance went bad after Citizens United.
Scenes from the films that turned football into epic drama
Three leading Atlantic writers -- James Fallows, Mark Bowden, and William Langewiesche -- recount their efforts to find the follow-up story.
It was a time of "Boston marriages" between women and passionate friendships between men. But what happened behind closed doors is anybody's guess.
Ta-Nehisi Coates explains the feelings behind his article "Fear of a Black President."
James Fallows comments on video clips of the Republican candidate's best and worst moments at the podium.
Dr. Harvey Karp demonstrates the secret language of small children.
Obama and Romney look-alikes duke it out in the boxing ring