The president’s physical and mental health both appeared excellent in a recent exam, despite reportedly poor lifestyle habits.
The cognitive test that Trump passed was neither thorough nor difficult.
White House Physician Ronny Jackson said President Trump is in “excellent” health.
In the U.S., abortion laws are based on when a fetus is “viable.” But technology keeps changing what that means.
In its 10th orbit around Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft is returning amazing images of the gas giant that are being made even more incredible by citizen scientists here on Earth.
The cryptocurrency was meant to be stateless and leaderless. Ironically, the culprits of its latest plunge are ... state leaders.
A viral story highlights the lingering difference between the language—and the practice—of consent.
Elixir Sulfanilamide was a breakthrough antibiotic—until it killed more than 100 people. An Object Lesson.
At the same time that the president sows doubt and confusion to undermine his adversaries, he finds those forces depriving him of credit he believes he deserves.
For rising models in one of the largest favelas of Rio de Janeiro, fashion is an opportunity for self-actualization.
Seventeen years after the original Blue Planet, the BBC Natural History Unit has perfected the art of the blockbuster documentary.
For nearly one in five female college students, child-care costs and the responsibilities of parenting make graduating far from easy.
Shithole, shithouse. Tomato, tomato.
What would you do if a quake struck two blocks from your home?
With the president fuming, a funding deadline looming, and a DACA deal far off, a climactic confrontation in Congress might be impossible to avoid.
Self-driving buses would knock out crucial jobs in black communities across the country.
Emma Lazarus’s Petrarchan sonnet is an awkward vehicle for defenses of American greatness—perhaps because so many of those who quote it miss its true meaning.
In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac—even if they don’t exactly believe in it.
In 1968, one retired colonel warned that urban insurrections could produce “scenes of destruction approaching those of Stalingrad.”
John Hughes’s coming-of-age classic feels dated in retrospect, but the film paved the way for more character-focused teen stories.
Writers of The Atlantic reflect on President Donald Trump’s claim that he is “the least racist” subject.
The evidence comes from the 16th-century victims’ teeth.
“There are fail safes built into the system, but there aren’t enough fail safes”
President Trump is the embodiment of over 50 years of resistance to the policies Martin Luther King Jr. fought to enact.
Pop is now as political as it was in the ’60s, the author Dorian Lynskey says.
The Supreme Court faces a test of the authority of politicians to use police to silence their critics.
Fifty years ago, the January 1968 battle laid bare the way U.S. leaders had misled the public about the war in Vietnam.
Allegations against the comedian are proof that women are angry, temporarily powerful—and very, very dangerous.
A false alert of an impending missile attack highlights just how unprepared the country is for nuclear disaster.