At the MTV VMAs, the big memorial for the Queen of Soul came in the form of lengthy self-mythologizing by the Queen of Pop.
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but what do you do when the village shuns you?
How online shopping and cheap prices are turning Americans into hoarders
Four Atlantic staffers discuss the film’s particular power, and the movie moments they’re still thinking about.
Unaccompanied migrant children living in Fresno face greater challenges than their coastal counterparts when it comes to fighting to stay in the U.S.
Past efforts to attract women to welding have had underwhelming results. New programs aim to change that.
Protesters toppled the 1913 statue Monday night, making it the latest Civil War memorial to be removed either by government or by demonstrators acting on their own.
What happens next would reveal little about the president, and much about American society.
Remembering Kofi Annan, what Trump’s lawyers’ testimony could mean, how sexism shapes women’s wages, and more
President Trump tweeted that he hopes former CIA Director John Brennan goes to court over the revocation of his security clearance, saying that it would make it easier to show “the poor job he did” as CIA director.
A brief history of the struggles between journalists and the presidents they cover
In a new study, economists find women from places where sexist attitudes prevail end up earning less later in life.
With Camille Preaker, Zoe Barnes, and Rory Gilmore, Hollywood’s depictions of women reporters have never been further from reality.
Despite never successfully reaching the South Pole, Sir Ernest Shackleton’s observations on the continent resound.
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, the new Netflix adaptation of Jenny Han’s 2014 novel, brings a sweet, teen-focused approach to one of the most beloved hallmarks of the romantic comedy.
In August 1968, the Soviet Union sent 2,000 tanks and thousands of Warsaw Pact troops into Czechoslovakia to seize control and put down its growing pro-democratic government.
The cynicism and brutality of what happened there is for the whole world to see.
The Trump administration has ended a civilian-aid program in the country, but the cost of the counter-ISIS fight far outweighs those savings.
The testimony of the attorneys Michael Cohen and Don McGahn could pose major problems for the president—a risk exacerbated by the chaos on his defense team.
The freedom of adulthood makes parents lose touch with dread, and emptying the nest offers a certain, and sometimes unwelcome, return to it.
The former UN secretary-general, who died Saturday, showed what it meant to be a good international civil servant.
Millions of elite viewers still tune into the Sunday-morning talk shows, watching top Trump administration officials spin and spar.
The Republican leader of the Senate Intelligence Committee sided with President Trump in his conflict with John Brennan with a statement that called his own judgment into question.
Everyone tells me she should be there for the birth of my child, but I just don’t trust her.
Far from “going extinct,” as it was once predicted, poems are viral, vital—and invincible.
More than 50 years after redlining was outlawed, the legacy of discrimination can still be seen in California’s poorest large city.
More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.
Trump’s embrace of one of Richard Nixon’s most notorious moves poses a question: Will voters still hold a president accountable for abusing his power?
Modern hair-coloring technology has allowed people to dye their hair virtually any shade. So why is one hue in particular so popular?