District Attorney Kim Ogg is rapidly implementing progressive policies in Harris County—and she intends to be a model for the rest of her state.
How The Atlantic covered the late novelist Philip Roth from 1966 onward—via scathing reader letters, glowing reviews, and personal remembrances
The bombastic legal adviser to Stormy Daniels is taking cues from the era of O.J. Simpson and Monica Lewinsky.
A short—and by no means exhaustive—list of the open questions swirling around the president, his campaign, his company, and his family.
The president may not care that he is upsetting the safeguards against abuses imposed on federal agencies in the wake of Watergate—but the damage will prove lasting.
Breitbart reaches a turning point. Plus Philip Roth’s life and legacy, artificial-intelligence camps for high-schoolers, and more
A federal judge ruled that it’s unconstitutional for President Trump to block people from his Twitter account.
To mourn Philip Roth is also to mourn a particular kind of literary celebrity.
Since Kilauea volcano began its most recent eruptive activity on Hawaii's Big Island three weeks ago, the situation has evolved and worsened.
It may not be a coincidence that the exchange’s first female boss will begin her tenure during a particularly daunting period for the organization.
The advent of a Euroskeptic government in a founding member state of the European Union may be a point of no return.
Schools and hospitals are using specialized LEDs to combat the damage of indoor living.
Despite what the president says, the question is answered.
The editor of the site's London bureau was one of the last Steve Bannon allies left within the organization.
To leave out nationalism is to miss a big part of the story
What if the answer lies in changing how college admissions work?
The ACLU is protesting new surveillance systems being peddled by Amazon—but that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
In the landscape where Mad Max: Fury Road was filmed, a scientist is trying to understand a natural phenomenon that has eluded explanation for decades.
The gun-toting cyborg, played by Josh Brolin, is a product of the forbidding, over-the-top comic-book storytelling that dominated in the early 1990s.
Breaking with his fellow conservatives, Chun Yung Woo says "there will be no solution" to the North Korean nuclear crisis without willingness to compromise on the U.S. alliance.
The party is torn over a reform bill that just passed the House with the president’s support: Should it back modest changes to the criminal-justice system or hold out for more?
Anything-but-the-guns mentality has reared explanations that even fellow Republicans find unnerving.
More black people from the Northeast and Midwest are moving to Atlanta. That could help elect the nation’s first black female governor.
I’m 40 now, and I feel like a fool.
Women make up one-quarter of computer scientists. But in the field of artificial intelligence those numbers are likely much lower.
The writer, who died at the age of 85, was the last of the larger-than-life novelists of the mid-20th century.
For its first 150 years, the nation was reluctant to feed the hungry overseas.
Scholars disagree on existing precedents—and the question won’t be settled until evidence leads a prosecutor to try it.
From trade deals to gun control and immigration to military deployments, the president has a consistent pattern: Talk a big game, then back down.
Why a former education secretary wants to boycott schools. Plus the future of Trump’s North Korea summit, Sylvia Plath’s college thesis, and more.