In an echo of past controversies, the EPA administrator initially denied approving salary hikes for his top aides, but admitted he did so when questioned before Congress.
The conviction of the actor and comedian is a testament to the power of #MeToo.
An Oscar-nominated film follows a Vietnamese teenager who was exposed to Agent Orange as he becomes an artist, despite the odds.
The new issue of The Atlantic has a long piece by me called “The Reinvention of America.” It’s…
The saga of Drew Cloud reveals just how badly those with debt want reliable information.
Today marks the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. On April 26, 1986, technicians conducting a test inadvertently caused the fourth reactor to explode, causing the world’s worst civil nuclear disaster.
Marvel’s latest—and largest—production is far from perfect, but it melds its many, many elements into an impressive mix of humor and sorrow.
The Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo to serve as secretary of state on Thursday afternoon, hours after the president lost his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Two mass murders reveal how difficult—and important—it is to correctly identify terrorism when it occurs.
Treating a technology as a “platform” has consequences.
Slack has been outperforming other Silicon Valley companies when it comes to employing minority employees, according to the organization’s latest diversity report.
In a rambling interview, the president threatened to intervene in the Justice Department, disclosed “very, very secret” meetings with North Korea, and revealed that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican.
When did America decide preschool should be in a classroom?
The celebrity-media feedback loop? Or the rapper himself?
A Republican Senate candidate in West Virginia recently put a 21st century spin on the vintage epithet.
Missy Cummings discusses her first job, her experience as one of the first female fighter pilots, and her time as a Duke professor.
A spate of #MeToo comeback stories—including a rumor about a confessional TV show hosted by Charlie Rose—ask uncomfortable questions about who deserves redemption.
Astronomers have detected luminous clusters of galaxies much earlier in the universe’s history than expected.
Sofia Coppola’s debut film, now released in a Criterion Collection edition, is a staggering portrayal of the mysteries of teenage angst.
Proposals in the Senate envision a considerably more aggressive role for government in the delivery of health care.
With hurricane season again approaching, the island’s health-care infrastructure remains brittle.
In the early days of our solar system, the fastest way to build a planet was likely through small bodies, not giant ones, crashing into each other.
Congress will have to study the effect of this long-standing practice, while renewed attention to the issue is bringing it out of the shadows.
A conversation with former White House photographer Pete Souza on what it was like to be a fly on the wall of the Obama presidency.
The rapper and president are bros now. Here’s why.
Mick Mulvaney may have been too honest about the way Washington, D.C., works. Plus the rise of cohabiting couples, the second season of The Handmaid’s Tale, and more.
President Trump thanked Kanye West on Twitter after the rapper posted a series of tweets praising the president.
In a speech to Congress, the French president elegantly rebuked his host’s entire worldview.
I’ve been traveling recently, and was unable to compose a proper photo story for today, so I hope you’ll indulge me if I just share a few pictures I took in and around Seattle yesterday.
After oral argument, the third iteration of the president’s order targeting several Muslim-majority countries seems likely to stand.