F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel is a surprisingly apt primer on the president of the United States.
How Trump’s past shapes his response to Manafort. Plus a plan to arm teachers, the gospel of space, and more.
How his former fixer’s guilty plea implicates the president. Plus a major storm approaching Hawaii, how teens feel about their smartphone use, and more.
And what will the guilty verdict for Paul Manafort mean? Plus the people who struggle with pot addiction, the standout scenes from Crazy Rich Asians, and more.
Four Atlantic staffers discuss the film’s particular power, and the movie moments they’re still thinking about.
Remembering Kofi Annan, what Trump’s lawyers’ testimony could mean, how sexism shapes women’s wages, and more
Trump’s clash with ex–military leaders, traces of herbicide in cereal, why so many Airbnb hosts are teachers, and more
Remembering Aretha Franklin, nuclear-arms reduction in Russia, Ted Cruz’s basketball skills, and more
Why the freedom of the press is your individual right. Plus ongoing violence in Afghanistan, rising seas in Tuvalu, and more.
Was Trump recorded using the N word? Plus North Korea’s most celebrated propagandist, the new power of poetry, and more.
Marchers at a white-nationalist rally were far outnumbered by counterprotesters. Plus how roommates relate, confronting diet culture, and more.
The results of an Ohio special election, “lies” in American education, how solar geo-engineering could work, and more.
A tweet from Trump raises the stakes of his sanctions against Iran. Plus the revelations of Rick Gates’s testimony, the methods of a “movement guru,” and more.
ICE and the makings of an immigration tragedy. Plus why bed rest may not work, how the human mind fools itself, and more.
Life in a “post-truth” America. Plus the Iranian Christians stuck in legal limbo, the history of acupuncture, and more.
A new estimate of Hurricane Maria’s death toll, why Democrats aren’t talking about impeachment, what it means to read Lolita, and more.
Why it doesn’t matter whether collusion is a crime. Plus NASA’s optimism problem, what it’s like to be a whale, and more.
Paul Manafort’s financial-crimes trial begins. Plus a miner’s new hope for the coal industry, a mother’s difficult choice, and more.
Rudy Giuliani’s defense against collusion claims. Plus sexism in U.S. courts, the challenge of blending families, and more.
Michael Cohen’s claim about the Trump Tower meeting, the parents deported without their children, what grown-ups can learn from rereading kids’ books, and more.
What a truce in Trump’s trade war could mean. Plus the impeachment articles against Rod Rosenstein, where teenagers talk about politics, and more.