The 2020 census “citizenship question” could face a Supreme Court challenge. Plus Trump’s policy advisors, unfounded speculation of a Facebook conspiracy, and more
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked that President Donald Trump postpone his State of the Union address until the government is reopened.
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Trump says ISIS is defeated, but an Islamic State attack in Syria on Wednesday killed four Americans.
President Trump might be able to keep the government closed indefinitely. But the new Democratic speaker can deny him use of the country’s most effective pulpit to make his case to the public.
One man’s trash is another man’s cyborg.
A federal judge held that the Trump administration’s desired change to the census violates the law, but the Supreme Court could review the decision.
Critics have raised fears that the pictures could be used for corporate surveillance, but this is a molehill on the mountain.
The British prime minister narrowly survived a no-confidence vote, but no one knows what comes next for the U.K.
Shahira Knight is one of the most important policy staffers in the White House. The shutdown is proving to be her greatest challenge yet.
On January 7, a group of 334 competitors began the 41st annual Dakar Rally: a punishing 10-day, 3,000-mile race across the Peruvian desert.
Not even its core business practices
The veteran lawyer, who celebrates the rule of law and counts Robert Mueller as a friend, is a strange fit for Trump’s chief law-enforcement officer.
Readers share what they would add to The Atlantic’s list of moments that define an improbable presidency.
The nominee for attorney general vowed independence, but his answers raised disturbing questions.
The style of child-rearing that most aspire to takes a lot of time and money, and many families can’t pull it off.
What the debut writer Kristen Roupenian learned from a masterful tale that dramatizes the horrors of being a young woman
Kenya’s security apparatus responded more quickly to Tuesday’s attack in Nairobi than to past attacks, but 14 people still died.
Mimi Leder, best known as one of the great TV directors, talks about her new Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic and why it took so long to return to the big screen.
The idea that you’re supposed to treat your children equally is recent, and it’s still not the norm in much of the world.
Three recent novels demonstrate how fiction can deftly capture the long-term effects of sexual assault and harassment.
A new pop-up book imagines how Chicago’s ecosystem might evolve in a world with fewer humans.
The impasse in Washington hasn’t yet threatened a significant milestone in the American space program.
A lawsuit to block the border wall could go the route the House GOP took in 2014 to challenge Obamacare.
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She beat George W. Bush on Social Security privatization, and she’ll beat Trump on the wall.
They need to do more than reject his foreign-policy rhetoric—they need to break with its substance.
With every passing day, America’s defenses are weakening.
Big tech companies now trade at one of the smallest premiums in history.