Under the moon’s shadow, humans have created both grand myths and scientific breakthroughs.
The intellectual meme for a garbage economy
The former Acting attorney general reflects on her career and the decision that ended it.
To understand the changes taking place in the Republican Party now, it helps to go back to the last time the party went through a major transformation.
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel says bipartisan ACA reform is the way forward.
Mark Bowden argues that the president is more likely to start a nuclear war than his adversary in North Korea.
A month after residents of an East Chicago public housing complex learned they’d been living on dangerously polluted land for decades, they were told they’d have to leave their community.
After decades of inaction, the EPA addresses a lead-contamination disaster.
Franklin Foer argues the party needs a populist message to win back a majority.
The U.S. abandons the Paris Accord—and the global community it helped build.
“It serves no one, the media or Trump, to have an almost thermonuclear war with each other.”
Julia Ioffe argues that the one thing Putin wants from a Trump White House is chaos.
The new American president emboldened far-right populists who are spooking Europe’s political establishment.
Trump’s vast business empire will affect his decision-making as president.
A short film about one woman's DIY idea that became a global phenomenon
In a short animation, James Fallows considers what’s in store for this new era of American politics.
The company's chief product officer on bringing its services to the developing world
An MIT researcher has created a computer that will bring agriculture to urban spaces on a mass scale.
A rebuttal of a dominant media narrative
Powerful new telescopes will help astronomers determine whether we are alone in the universe.