Elizabeth Warren emerges as a front-runner with one particular hangup: admitting how to pay for Medicare for All.
Tom Steyer—whose platform centers on climate change and impeachment—has spent his way onto the debate stage. Plus: the search for the next AOC
Faced with a wholly resistant White House, not a ton (is fining or jailing those who refuse to comply with subpoenas possible?). Plus: Keep an eye on Marie Yovanovitch and Gordon Sondland.
Stories from on the ground with America’s Syrian, Kurdish and Iraqi allies fighting a version of a forever war. Plus: Is another chief of staff shakeup in the works?
Talks with North Korea fall apart, exposing severe downsides to highly personalized diplomacy. Plus: the new Supreme Court cases to follow.
Democrats search for a message with MAGA-like resonance. Plus: a dispatch from a DSA debate watch party (featuring: Sanders supporters, cool T-shirts).
The Jeffrey Epstein case is a window into why so many Americans let their imagination run wild when it comes to elite corruption. Plus: R. Kelly, TikTok, and more
The Supreme Court speaks on gerrymandering and the citizenship question. Plus: We hand out awards for last night’s Democratic debates and look at tonight’s contenders.
The traditional center loses out in the latest European parliamentary elections. Plus: A former Marine colonel cautions against the temptation of revenge in war.
Theresa May is giving up with no Brexit deal in hand. Plus: Burger King wades into the student-debt crisis, the scandal beyond Operation Varsity Blues, and more
Do Christians have a place in the region where the faith first took root? Plus: the MTHFR gene and anti-vaxxers, Barack Obama isn't endorsing yet, and more
Just as the the U.S. is talking peace with the Taliban. Plus: who’s afraid of impeachment, office temperatures are too damn low, the lonely dining table, and more
But what about China? Plus: the 2020 candidate with the most actualized policies so far, and waiting for George R. R. Martin to conclude The Game of Thrones.
When paying off $40 million in tuition debt for these graduating seniors still only does so much. Plus: how this space object ended up with a dark nickname, abortions or adoptions, and more
The College Board will add a measure of students' life circumstances alongside test scores. Plus: faulty foundations of the research linking genes and depression, and more
The mushroom lobby is microscopic, but the national discourse on psychedelics is expanding. Plus: What pornography is or isn’t doing to (for?) our sex lives, and more
Both the U.S. and Iran are sending confusing signals. Plus: states move on Roe v. Wade, eyes on Greenland, the American obsession with serial-killer lore, and more
Trump asks for $1.6 billion for NASA to get astronauts back on the moon by 2024. Plus: the rise of long distance, why American breakfast foods are boring, and more
1, 2, 3, 4, he declared a trade war. Plus: Huawei’s new Europe-inspired corporate campus, and a food revolution has transformed our eating habits—just not for the better.
Uber pitches its vision to Wall Street. Plus: who—or what—is responsible for funding K-12 schools, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s war on intellect, and more