Removing the president from office should be a top priority for any voter who is genuinely concerned about the rise of illiberal forces.
In Union County, North Carolina, change is coming—and the GOP is struggling to keep up.
Welcome to the great wait.
Donald Trump barely won the state in 2016. Here’s how Democrats plan to flip it back.
A few glimpses of the landscape of Massachusetts, and some of the animals and people calling it home
The vocalist flaunted her personality, not her pipes—in an assertion that her stardom is bigger than singing.
The Constitution should be the sturdy vessel of our ideals and aspirations, not a derelict sailing ship locked in the ice of a world far from our own.
A poem by Louise Glück, published in The Atlantic in 1967
Many Americans who brand Trump and his allies as fascists are paying too little attention to abuses in Hong Kong and cultural genocide in Xinjiang.
How Harris’s mother paved the way for her barrier-breaking candidacy
Melting sea ice is opening up the Arctic to more ships. The results could be catastrophic.
Adolescents spend ever greater portions of their days online and are especially vulnerable to discrimination. That’s a worrying combination.
The president’s rollicking abuse of refugees and the answering jeers of his fans are a frank confession of moral rottenness.
The Court may well invalidate the law, but not without taking a considerable risk.
Colleges and universities have a special role to play in making sure America’s prosperity is accessible to all.
For just the fourth time in our 163-year run, The Atlantic is endorsing a candidate.
The bumbling provocateur who stormed the United States in 2006 has now become an unlikely voice of reason.
The senator from New Jersey talks about Donald Trump, race, and the Supreme Court—and says he thinks he’s “taking up space” in the president’s head.
To raise doubts about the Democratic nominee, right-wing-media smears don’t even need to make sense.
Trump is betting his reelection on ginning up another investigation—the same demand that got him impeached.
Fearmongering about imaginary threats works only when the world is a fairly safe and stable place.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his predecessor, Rex Tillerson, have weaponized the institution for the Trump administration’s domestic political objectives.
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Twelve songs to help you express impatience, agitation, and hope
What the happiest Springsteen album in decades can teach us about Joe Biden, the wisdom of maturity, and the meaning of life
Millennials and Gen Z are only a few years away from dominating the electorate.
Movie-making in Italy, a drive-in viewing of the World Series in Los Angeles, a church set ablaze in Chile, wildfires in Colorado, balloon crop-spraying in China, rescued huskies in Russia, and much more
The president vowed to remember the forgotten men and women of America—but tonight, he forgot them.
In his last chance to win over voters, Trump could not establish an emotional connection.
Cases are rising in all but nine states. Unlike the past two waves, this one has no epicenter.