House Democrats speak out against a move toward deporting certain Vietnamese immigrants. Plus an eighth person pleads guilty in the Russia investigation, the decline of liberal arts, Janet Jackson honored, and more
The onetime graduate student admits to being a foreign agent who sought to establish back channels to Republicans through the NRA.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a social program hopes to redefine what it means to be a man.
Maria Butina, an alleged Russian spy, pleaded guilty to engaging in an effort to influence U.S. conservatives before and after the 2016 presidential election.
Trump’s national-security adviser unveiled a new strategy designed to counter Beijing’s growing influence on the continent.
In a historic rebuke of the Trump administration’s Saudi policy, Senators voted to end U.S. support for the Yemen war, then unanimously held Saudi Arabia’s crown prince responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
If voters are freighting politics with religious significance, we need to drain it of the expectation of transcendence.
Chris Power’s debut collection, Mothers, reveals that maternity is an unsettling journey.
Why were police officers called to the scene in the first place?
Members of the House of Representatives are raising concerns over the White House’s reinterpretation of a decade-old deal with Vietnam.
A new crop of works uses pageants to explore outdated ideals of physical perfection.
DNA tests can have a placebo effect.
The pop idol is part of a refreshingly forward-thinking class that includes Radiohead, Roxy Music, Stevie Nicks, The Cure, and Def Leppard.
Readers weigh in on the ethical and biological dangers of human-genome editing.
By listening to signals exchanged by the bacteria they target, they can bide their time until they have enough fresh targets to infect.
Many families who opt out of buying stuff are coming up with creative alternatives and new traditions.
The president and his backers revel in the suffering of those they hate and fear.
Charlie Santore sees Los Angeles from the inside, by breaking into safes whose owners can no longer unlock them.
We allowed an important idea—American exceptionalism—to be hijacked and misused. Now we need to rescue that idea and let it guide America at home and abroad.
Wisconsin built a public higher-education system that was admired around the world. But it may not withstand a tech-hungry economy.
The president has few innocent explanations left for what looks like a conspiracy to violate campaign-finance laws.
President Trump’s potential criminal liability could add extraordinary volatility to the 2020 presidential campaign.
The American dream is about the opportunity to earn happiness—and the government has a responsibility to facilitate that.
Barry Jenkins’s follow-up to the Oscar-winning Moonlight beautifully and painfully captures the many contradictions of James Baldwin’s novel.
Closing the gap between technology leaders and policy makers will require a radically different approach from the defense establishment.
In California, only a fraction of sexual-harassment complaints filed against doctors lead to any punishment. Did the #MeToo movement miss medicine?
The White House’s hard line on certain protected immigrants. Plus three years for Michael Cohen, a potential do-over vote in North Carolina, and more
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime former lawyer, was sentenced to three years in prison.
Even as the British premier struggles to push her Brexit plan through Parliament, she proved she still has remarkable staying power.