Areas that are changing economically often draw more police—creating conditions for more surveillance and more potential misconduct.
The FBI has long tried to control its public image. But, as it faces a major PR crisis, that power is weaker than it has historically been.
Billy Graham’s complicated relationship with Martin Luther King and civil rights echoes the struggles of evangelicals today.
The president wants to rewrite the rules everyone trades by. And he's using all of America's economic muscle to do it.
Twitter and Facebook’s ethics problems don’t have quantitative solutions.
Ten events that defined the pivotal year.
“Racial polarization is an outcome of politics, not the cause.”
How General Allenby’s military campaigns in Palestine shaped the Middle East for a century
Using divisive issues to win elections might create incremental but meaningful change
An Atlantic illustrator takes us behind the scenes of the art for our veterans’ series.
This author-themed tour of our history commemorates these writers and the magazine’s 160th anniversary.
Where Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook becomes reality
Hurricane Irma makes its way to Florida, Congress moves forward on a fiscal deal, a cybersecurity breach leaves millions of Americans at risk, and more.
Trump Jr.’s new defense of his meeting with the Russian lawyer, Congress’s tough session ahead, the role of climate change in natural disasters, and more
Trump makes a deal with the Democrats, North Korean nuclear capabilities reshape U.S. ties with South Korea, drug price hikes are met with resistance, and more.
The Trump administration announces a rollback of DACA, North Korea conducts its largest nuclear weapon test yet, Caribbean islands prepare for Hurricane Irma, and more.