Who really owns a great writer’s legacy?
Donald Trump used an infamous phrase to describe U.S. military action in Syria, the latest in the president’s tradition of remixing and amplifying messages from his predecessors.
Revisiting a film embraced by the 1968 generation
He’s arguably the best quarterback of all time. That’s part of what makes him the absolute worst.
The storyline is the same, but the technology changes.
A top leader at the newspaper says it took an ultra-nuanced approach in deciding how to handle allegations against a star reporter.
A memo from The Atlantic's editors in 1973 is weirdly relevant today.
The late-show host devoted a portion of his Friday monologue to the many “juicy nuggets” in The Atlantic’s recent profile of the vice president.
Reflections on Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin from the writer Masha Gessen, whose new book about Russia won the 2017 National Book Award for nonfiction.
The now-fading publication evokes a distinct 20th-century kind of wealth and influence—like the Plaza Hotel and Elaine’s on the Upper East Side.
The CNN correspondent on journalism, hypocrisy, how a Twitter fave can ruin his morning, and why he has a poster of George Wallace hanging in his office
A conversation with the writers Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Jeffrey Goldberg about self-righteousness among progressives, the appeal of Donald Trump, and the entitlement that comes with being white in America
Newspapers once featured telegraph items that bear a striking resemblance to tweets.
The legendary intellectual’s fledgling publication, set to launch this month, is being suspended amid allegations of past workplace misconduct.
Donald Trump’s recent tweet about long-secret JFK files is a way for the president to try to reclaim a status that has repeatedly helped him.
Facebook and Google's push to personalize the news is the latest seismic shift in tech giants’ influence on the information landscape.
A guide to The Atlantic’s ongoing coverage of the catastrophe in Texas
Hiding a message in a resignation letter is provocative—but also passive aggressive.
Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina are locked in a battle over which party inherits the shame of Jim Crow.
A flash, a boom, then a roar
The president wants to hire and train 500 new agents in 2018.