Trinidad has the highest rate of Islamic State recruitment in the Western hemisphere. How did this happen?
Trump’s nominee for attorney general claims to have “filed 20 or 30” desegregation cases as U.S. attorney in Alabama, but there’s little evidence to support that.
As journalists push back against hoaxes and conspiracies, media skeptics are using charges of “fake news” against professionals.
It can be again.
How Vladimir Putin is making the world safe for autocracy
Strangling public-sector unions in Wisconsin has shrunk teachers’ pay and benefits. Who’s next?
Antiquated procedures and limited resources prevent many homeless children from having a stable education experience.
Readers describe the painful and complicated feelings of having a brother or sister behind bars.
Chris Bodenner and Juleyka Lantigua-Williams
His paranoid style paved the road for Trumpism. Now he fears what’s been unleashed.
In a completely new approach, scientists reduced a hallmark of the disease in mice by stimulating their neurons with flickering lights.
A conversation about the creative process
Everyone has someone on their holiday shopping list who’s impossible to buy for. For the second year in a row, we asked Atlantic readers to describe their someone, and brainstormed a few perfect gift ideas for them.
After another year of news stories that produced photos that can often be difficult or disturbing to view, I thought I’d take the time to compose an essay of uplifting images from the past year.
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