2013: The Year Ahead - The Atlantic

2012: The Year in Review

The Year in Politics, 2012

Hard-fought campaigns, sea changes on gay rights, and budgetary disputes are standout stories in a busy year.

The Best Book I Read This Year

Atlantic editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.

The Most Interesting Health Stories of 2012

Innovations, outbreaks, and oddities from the year in health and medicine

2012 in Photos

The year in pictures, from the Olympics and the presidential election to international uprisings and scenes from space.

Global Crystal Ball: What's Going to Happen Around the World in 2013? Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

Global Crystal Ball: What's Going to Happen Around the World in 2013?

Some appropriately less-than-confident conjecture about what the new year might have in store

2013: Year of the Stem Cell Knut Olstad

2013: Year of the Stem Cell

Researchers have already safely injected stem cells into patients with neurodegenerative diseases and spinal cord injuries -- and they've seen the potential to vastly improve lives.

Some Things That Will Almost Certainly Happen in Sports in 2013 AP / Steven Senne

Some Things That Will Almost Certainly Happen in Sports in 2013

What's in store (maybe) for LeBron, the reloaded Dodgers, and the NHL's beleaguered fans

18 Films to Look Forward to in 2013 Warner Bros.

18 Films to Look Forward to in 2013

Shakespeare, Superman, colossal robots, and other sights to see at the cinema this year

10 Brilliant, Surefire, Can't-Miss Business Predictions for 2013 Reuters
The Law: 10 Days to Watch in 2013 Wikimedia Commons/Reuters

The Law: 10 Days to Watch in 2013

From memorable anniversaries to game-changing new rulings, some dates to mark this coming year

TV in 2013 Will Have More Hillbillies, Nicki Minaj, and (Thankfully) Tina Fey Fox

TV in 2013 Will Have More Hillbillies, Nicki Minaj, and (Thankfully) Tina Fey

A look at the storylines that will dominate the upcoming television season

The Biggest Story in Photos

The Eruption of Japan's Mount Ontake

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