Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has staked his political future on a “yes” vote Sunday. Polls show him losing.
Dec 3, 2016 8:00AM ET
Highlights from seven days of reading about arts and entertainment
Dec 2, 2016 7:14PM ET
President-elect Donald Trump has committed a sharp breach of protocol—one that underscores just how weird some important protocols are.
Dec 2, 2016 5:59PM ET
A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
Dec 2, 2016 4:23PM ET
The North Carolina can’t resolve its gubernatorial race until Durham County recounts its votes. But that isn’t as simple a matter as it seems.
Dec 2, 2016 2:34PM ET
In celebrating actresses shot without makeup, the artistic institution is jumping on a bandwagon rather than taking a brave stand.
Dec 2, 2016 1:19PM ET
Mackenzie Davis on why her new film’s portrayal of complex friendships between women feels so authentic
Dec 2, 2016 11:07AM ET
Now that the French head of state won’t be seeking reelection, how will his presidency be remembered?
Dec 2, 2016 10:34AM ET
For centuries, the metal was a respected symbol of royalty and immortality. In more recent history it has come to be associated with dictators, pop stars, and a lack of refinement.
Dec 2, 2016 5:00AM ET
The rerun of the presidential election is on Sunday, and polls show the race is too close to call.
Dec 2, 2016 4:50AM ET
The Minnesota progressive’s run for DNC chair demonstrates the pressures for the party as it tries to recover from a disastrous 2016 election.
Dec 1, 2016 5:34PM ET
Turning the hit musical into a pop album highlights the romance of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s songs.
Dec 1, 2016 3:58PM ET
The Daily Show host was measured, respectful, and challenging in his 26-minute conversation with TheBlaze pundit Tomi Lahren.
Dec 1, 2016 1:40PM ET
The jazz saxophonist went from 1960s pop stardom to years of self-imposed exile, but he’s now producing some of the best music of his career.
Dec 1, 2016 11:27AM ET
The Natalie Portman-starring film follows Jacqueline Kennedy’s efforts to navigate public life in the days after her husband’s assassination.
Dec 1, 2016 5:40AM ET
Daniel Boorstin’s 1962 classic on celebrity, fame, and America’s tenuous relationship to facts remains as poignant as it is prophetic.
Nov 30, 2016 6:59PM ET
In following through on a major campaign promise, the president-elect can shake up the political landscape in several major ways.
Nov 30, 2016 4:32PM ET
The new SyFy show, produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, is set in a dystopian future U.S. ravaged by climate change and ruled by multinationals.
Nov 30, 2016 2:00PM ET
The singer’s first post-breakout album is even slicker and more ’80s-indebted than his last—though also strangely conflicted.
Nov 30, 2016 11:55AM ET
Prosecutors in North Carolina said Wednesday a police officer would not be charged in the killing of a black man.
Nov 30, 2016 10:38AM ET
A new documentary series, co-produced by the quarterback, Michael Strahan, and Gotham Chopra, is a surprisingly meditative look at the way sports give people a sense of meaning in life.
Nov 29, 2016 3:18PM ET
The actress and former Church devotee takes aim at its practices in a new eight-part series on A&E.
Nov 29, 2016 1:09PM ET
Donald Trump suggests it as a penalty for flag-burning, although the Supreme Court has ruled that it’s protected speech.
Nov 29, 2016 11:37AM ET
Kenneth Lonergan’s new film succeeds not because of its sad tale, but because of its humor and empathy.
Nov 29, 2016 10:50AM ET
A new production of the 1970 Stephen Sondheim musical switches the gender of its main character from male to female, making an old show sharply relevant.
Nov 28, 2016 4:25PM ET
Bad news for Paul: Gilmore Girls, for all its charms, has never been terribly fond of outsiders.
Nov 28, 2016 2:32PM ET
The president-elect is sowing doubt about the integrity of America’s elections, and may hope to reap a harvest of discriminatory voting laws.
Nov 28, 2016 1:32PM ET
She sleeps with a source. She falls asleep while talking to another one. It’s no wonder she hasn’t won her Pulitzer yet.
Nov 28, 2016 11:20AM ET
The director Robert Zemeckis spoke to The Atlantic about the throwback feel of his new World War II drama.
Nov 27, 2016 4:50AM ET
The singer-songwriter Laura Marling explores the intersection of gender and creativity in her innovative series Reversal of the Muse.
Nov 26, 2016 1:57PM ET
He presided over dramatic improvements in health and other human-development indicators in Cuba, but crushed dissent and repressed human rights.