The novelist had a soft spot for awkward talkers and stumbling lovers—which was an immense relief for me growing up as a shy person.
The lessons of a failed social experiment. Plus why Trump changed his stance on family separations, alleged insider trading, and more.
The reckoning over separations at the U.S.–Mexico border points to public-health problems at home. Plus a breakthrough in understanding alcoholism, what straws reveal about capitalism, and more.
The president promised to keep unauthorized immigrant families together. Plus what it’s like to change careers, advice for aging, and more.
Scenes from a mass immigration trial and a tent city for detained children. Plus what Trump accomplished in Singapore, a class-based “happiness gap,” and more.
The Trump administration’s family-separation policy provokes increasing outrage. Plus the attorney general’s agenda, the challenge of parenting transgender children, and more.
The Trump administration’s family-separation policy may have long-term health consequences. Plus the president’s startling comments about Kim Jong Un, the Trump Foundation’s legal trouble, and more.
Why the United States may not be ready to fight a worldwide plague. Plus the FBI’s reproach for James Comey, how soccer teams find their stars, and more.
Hotels are getting flooded with pitches for social-media promotion. Plus Trump’s North Korea policy, the downfall of Toys “R” Us, and more
What to make of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s summit. Plus why police officers need autism training, a groundbreaking female character, and more.
A White House official defines the Trump Doctrine. Plus: what to expect at the summit with North Korea, America’s racial health disparity, and more.
Trump’s tariffs cause friction at the G7. Plus Robert Mueller’s latest indictment, Obamacare’s future, and more.
Why Donald Trump’s approach to executive power stands out. Plus a plan to reverse climate change, the case for the suburbs, and more.
The longtime aide to Paul Manafort may have ties to Russian intelligence. Plus the kids stuck in Illinois’s psychiatric hospitals, Mount Kilauea’s eruption up close, and more.
President Trump disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from the White House. Plus Paul Manafort’s alleged witness tampering, the future of higher education, and more.
Trump’s case for a presidential self-pardon. Plus: A threat from within North Korea, what it’s like to trip on a magic mushroom, and more.
Trump’s June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un is back on. Plus new tariffs on steel and aluminum, the challenges of raising grandkids, and more.
Promising signs for the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Plus a pardon for Dinesh D’Souza, what Starbucks got right about combatting racism, and more.
A Russian journalist revealed why he faked his own death. Plus a candidate for the next House speaker, how colleges could help students in poverty, and more.
Ireland passes a historic referendum. Plus Donald Trump’s foreign-policy challenges, what happens when trolls rise to power, and more.
Statements from Trump and Kim raise new questions about the future of their summit. Plus the arrest of Harvey Weinstein, the waning significance of GPAs, and more.