Presidents don’t get to choose their emergencies.
On January 20, 2017, the peaceful transfer of American power took place in Washington, DC, as Barack Obama, passed the office to Donald J. Trump.
Preparations for the Inauguration in Washington, DC, a sea lion kisses Princess Stephanie of Monaco, a volcanic eruption in Mexico, and much more.
The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
Eight people were found alive Friday. About 30 people were at the hotel when the avalanche struck Wednesday.
“Populism is people taking authority back from institutions they no longer have faith in.”
How the vice president spent a few of his closing days in office
For a recent Atlantic photo essay of naturalization ceremonies, “Choosing to Become an American,” we attached a callout…
A fire engulfed a landmark building in Tehran, Iran, this morning, leading to a complete collapse that may have killed as many as 30 people, including many firefighters.
A guide to the unpredictable presidency to come
For generations, American presidents have vowed to use their power to spread freedom around the globe. But the president-elect is set to break with that precedent.
Xi Jinping tries to charm the capitalist elite.
A dispatch from Iraq
The latest on the Iraqi military’s efforts to retake the city from ISIS.
AFP photographer Raul Arboleda recently spent time at a FARC camp, observing daily life as the rebels demobilize and prepare to move into the next phase of their lives.
Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii congresswoman, has a worldview that aligns closely with President-elect Trump’s.
The Russian leader tries to claim the role of senior partner in relationship with the U.S.
How America’s best and brightest once again steered the country to failure
Theresa May tries to explain.
How the FSB's loyalty to Russia's president made it the country's most powerful intelligence agency
The Hall of Presidents and First Ladies in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, recently closed down, auctioning off its collection of life-size wax figures of U.S. presidents.