How America’s best and brightest once again steered the country to failure
What Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearings revealed
The leader of a far-right French political party was seen in the building on Thursday, although it's unclear whether Trump knew she was coming.
Authorities say the mandatory lessons involving both boys and girls are necessary for integration, but not everyone agrees.
The art of kompromat
There are even deeper issues here than whether or not the unsubstantiated allegations are true.
Eight years of a presidency
As the Senate holds confirmation hearings on the president-elect’s secretary of state pick, a few concerns are likely to surface.
Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close.
On January 9, hundreds of thousands of Catholic devotees in Manila, Philippines, took part in a barefoot procession lasting 22 hours, carrying a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ through the streets.
The veteran British journalist, who scooped the story of Hitler’s invasion of Poland on her third day on the job and later unmasked Soviet spy Kim Philby, has died at 105.
The outgoing secretary of state takes a veiled swipe at the incoming president.
A judge has ruled that mothers and fathers can try to recover wages they lost from staying home to take care of their kids.
If Vladimir Putin intervened in the U.S. election to help the NATO-skeptical candidate, the alliance is enhancing its forces anyway.
Rafsanjani, Khamenei, and the friendship-cum-rivalry that shaped a country
Gathered here are a few recent images of the chilly weather across the north.
From revolutionary to establishment power-broker
The former Iranian president who died Sunday was viewed as a reformer in a country where conservatives have held political sway since the 1979 Islamic revolution.
Part of our ongoing series of photo essays at the Atlantic titled Americans at Work. This week, images of caregivers at work in their offices and in the homes of the elderly clients they serve, made by photographer Amanda Swinhart.
Multiple agencies have confidently concluded that Russian hackers intended to hurt Clinton and help Trump, but it’s unlikely to persuade skeptics.
Did Moscow influence the U.S. election? Who else has been hacked? Could the CIA be wrong?