In a new documentary, Safa al-Ahmad charts the rise of the mysterious rebel group now ruling much of Yemen.
Voters have a harder time recognizing their names—and don't identify with their religious backgrounds.
Jo Becker offers perspective on surging acceptance—and continued obstacles—in the fight for marriage equality.
For plugged-in, religious Millennials, stylishness and faith have never been more compatible.
Helen Fisher's latest study on American singles flips stereotypical relationship dynamics and introduces the age of the trophy husband.
A criminologist dissects the so-called black site, where military interrogation techniques are allegedly substituted for questioning.
They were instrumental in determining elections during the 90s—and will play a key role in 2016.
A century after being ridiculed in a 1911 Atlantic article, haute couture has evolved from pretty clothes into a powerful voice of our times.
How Chinese takeout, a Jewish businessman from the Bronx, and NASA-approved packaging have shaped the 50-year reign of a well-loved American condiment
As the 2016 election cycle begins, a favorite tactic of the 2012 race makes a return.
The rise of the shortest possible abbreviation and what it means for the future of English
India's appointment of a "Minister of Yoga" is just the latest development in an ongoing debate about who the practice "belongs" to, and who can rightfully make money from it.
I don't celebrate the holiday but the Latin American goodies my Indian family makes are symbolic of the cross-cultural joy of December 25.
The final installment of the acclaimed podcast managed to deliver a satisfying ending, even if it left listeners with more questions than it answered.
What to make of the new trend of young women dying their hair gray
Four Atlantic staffers dissect the penultimate episode, "Rumors."
The company chose the muted scarlet "Marsala" for 2015, but immediate reactions to the hue have evoked bodily functions and decrepit buildings.
Four Atlantic staffers discuss the podcast's newest installment, which appraises the cracks in the 1999 defense of Adnan Syed.
The inventor of the mozzarella cheese stick in your childhood brown bags wasn’t looking to be your lunchroom superstar.
Why young people are taking to the streets just to kiss in public