He hasn’t offered many new ideas for another four years—and hasn’t accomplished most of what he aimed for so far in his first four.
My ability to embrace America on my own terms is a privilege that makes America great.
Any number of relatively mundane scenarios now have the potential for escalation—from a fire at a militia base to the seizure of an oil tanker to the signal-jamming of a drone.
A drowning haunts Susan Steinberg’s dark first novel about teenagers’ summer adventures.
Rather than expecting fireworks from the former special counsel’s appearance before Congress, many seem wary of getting their hopes up.
Surrogates have to contort themselves to curry favor with the likes of Boris Johnson and Donald Trump.
The Mueller report took a bit of wind out of Adam Schiff's sails. This week, the House Intelligence Committee chairman's back in the spotlight. Plus: Puerto Rico protests.
Until the midterm elections last year, a split jury could convict a defendant to life without parole in Louisiana.
Readers respond to our June 2019 cover story.
Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló.
Ten years ago, a neuroscientist said that within a decade he could simulate a human brain. Spoiler: It didn’t happen.
Could any show meet the expectations that the HBO series set?
A new study suggests that learning about one’s own adoption after a certain age could lead to lower life satisfaction in the future.
The studio’s upcoming slate of film and TV projects, announced over the weekend at Comic-Con, lays claim to its continued cultural ubiquity.
A Taiwanese American reader reflects on American-Taiwanese relations in the age of Trump.
A growing body of research has documented the health risks of getting certain breeds fixed early—so why aren’t shelters changing their policies?
America has rarely treated all people with HIV equally.
American corporations are spending trillions of dollars to repurchase their own stock. The practice is enriching CEOs—at the expense of everyone else.
I miss the closeness we had before our baby was born.
ACLU lawyers have stopped border agents from demanding ID after domestic flights.
The House Intelligence Committee chairman opens up about the Mueller investigation.
Hailed as a savant, lampooned as a fraud, Britain’s likely next prime minister must lead his country through its moment of maximum peril—and opportunity.
What was once extreme, both in action and in discourse, is becoming the norm.
Season 2 failed to give Zoë Kravitz’s character the depth of interrogation and analysis granted to its other stars.
Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Zora Neale Hurston—spurred on by Franz Boas—revolutionized the way we think about humanity.
An excerpt from Of a Fire on the Moon, Norman Mailer’s seminal 1969 account of Apollo 11
There’s bipartisan agreement that the law governing America’s wars needs an update. There’s also bipartisan agreement that it won’t happen anytime soon.
“It’s not just how much you have—it’s what you do with it,” says one researcher who studies money and happiness.
The conditions in facilities at the border are so dire that many migrants are in need of medical care as soon as they are released.
Matchmaking sites have officially surpassed friends and family in the world of dating, injecting modern romance with a dose of radical individualism. Maybe that’s the problem.