How his social media feed compares to political communication in past administrations
Yes, the hiring cycle in American factories is broken. But the president-elect’s solution could hasten the dawn of automation.
Research shows many professional staffers leave when a new president takes power—especially one with whom they don’t agree.
Human beings are really good at picking out cause-and-effect relationships. But they’re bad at predicting future consequences.
Yep, thanks to its high birthrate and attractiveness to immigrants.
When actually everyone is having a hard time
The perennial debate gets a new coat of cheer from Donald Trump.
Critics say she failed to energize the Democratic base. But vote totals show her biggest shortcomings were in counties that opposed Barack Obama the most.
Half expect their local communities to stay the same, or get worse.
Even controlling for race and income, the concentration of college degrees was the strongest indicator of whether a county would back the Republican.
Millions of mail-in and absentee ballots haven’t been counted yet. They won’t change anything, though.
Donald Trump's victory caught mainstream news outlets off guard. Were reporters too insulated to see his growing support?
We built a fake web toaster, and it was compromised in an hour.
Trump supporters are convinced Democrats are using “oversampling” to stuff the polls in Hillary Clinton’s favor. But they’re just wrong about statistics.
A game-theory expert explains the strategy lawmakers appear to be employing in walking back their support—and then backing Donald Trump yet again.
To date, the former secretary of state has refused to release transcripts of paid speeches she made to banks and other businesses. Wikileaks might have just done that for her.
Fact checking the candidate's presumptuous statements about the lives of black Americans
The Atlantic analyzed the frequency and content of Trump’s late-night tweets, and found that the Republican presidential nominee indulges in late-night tweeting after moments of stress or triumph.
The Republican candidate is far more popular than Hillary Clinton among people who still live where they grew up.
A post-debate bounce materializes for Hillary Clinton in the latest survey from the Public Religion Research Institute, but Trump remains competitive.