A group of U.S. soldiers sets off on one final, harrowing patrol before leaving Afghanistan
Atlantic editors look at the magazine's tradition of challenging established wisdom, which has led to stories both celebrated and strange.
Joshua Green and Marc Ambinder discuss the two major themes of this election cycle: the economy and loony candidates.
Full interviews with leading newsmakers from The Atlantic's annual event at the Newseum. (View written analysis and video highlights for each session here.)
An interview with the novelist and musician, who collaborated to create "Lonely Avenue"
John Donvan and Caren Zucker tell the story behind their Atlantic article on autism's first patient
Mark Frauenfelder shares his vision of hands-on education with Alexis Madrigal, editor of TheAtlantic.com's technology channel.
Commentary on the infamous "Yak Charge" clip and other scenes of idiotic mayhem
The most memorable moments of Arnold Schwarzenegger's career
The rooms, gardens, and breakfast tables that make French country guesthouses so charming
Deborah Fallows discusses her new book about language-learning adventures in China
Hitchens discusses anti-Semitism, Iran, religion, and cancer with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg and novelist Martin Amis.
Family photos from the Fallows's late-1980s residency in a Tokyo suburb.
James Parker points out familiar tropes in scenes from As the World Turns.
A San Francisco bartender updates two old-fashioned drinks with fresh, local ingredients.
Jeffrey Goldberg and Christopher Hitchens discuss sickness and theology.
An interview with Andrew Hacker, author of "Higher Education?" about the curse of tenure and other problems in our nation's colleges
Bill Gates reflects on the world's future, Jeffrey Katzenberg defends 3D, David Brooks argues against IQ tests, Peter Orszag explains why he's leaving, and much more
Video excerpts from six days of debate and discussion