As search engines are radically reinvented, computers and people are becoming partners in exploration.
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.
The newspaper is swapping out “barnyard expletives” for truly colorful swears.
Surprise eggs and slime are at the center of an online realm that’s changing the way the experts think about human development.
Inside the ongoing ethics debate over what professionals can say about the president's mental health
Yes, this is probably a Taye Diggs situation.
They’re essential for anyone who wants a direct view of the solar action—but knockoffs are dangerous, NASA warns.
Senator John McCain’s glioblastoma diagnosis revives a longstanding debate over the safety of wireless technology.
Smuggling experts say the president needs to listen to the people who understand the complexities of security and drug policy.
The aging infrastructure was already terrible. Overcrowding made things much, much worse.
The latest White House scandal brings the nation’s attention back to the inbox.
With these techniques, it’s difficult to discern between videos of real people and computerized impostors that can be programmed to say anything.
Guarding networked systems is an endless process, and an imperfect one.
A new study hints at the possibility of a forensic test for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and inches closer to the possibility of preventative screening.
The president’s latest outbursts suggest the social-media platform imposes no editorial standards. But should it?
Forty years ago, the sound of a human cackle was blasted out into the cosmos—but who is the person laughing? And why did the track disappear from official recordings?
The Republican health-care plan is especially bad for the elderly—which means it’s especially bad for everyone.