Dads love beer. Moms love wine. And greeting-card companies love gendered tropes about parenting.
Inside the wide-ranging search—led by economists and psychologists—for the elixir that turns good squads into great ones
The Trump administration’s policy of separating families is designed to erase hope—with devastating consequences for thousands of children.
As the 2018 tournament kicks off, it’s worth revisiting the late Uruguayan writer’s classic book on a sport he approached as both a fan and a social critic.
The documentary series The Fourth Estate tries to humanize the journalists who report the news. It can’t help but fall into a trap.
The New York attorney general’s complaint tells the tale of a charity that flouted in every conceivable way the legal prohibition on 501(c)(3) campaign activity.
Why the United States may not be ready to fight a worldwide plague. Plus the FBI’s reproach for James Comey, how soccer teams find their stars, and more.
A new lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general alleges that the Donald J. Trump Foundation and its board of directors engaged in a years-long pattern of illegal behavior.
Officials told investigators that the former FBI director worried failing to tell Congress the Clinton email inquiry had been reopened would not be “survivable.”
But there are limits to how much soccer can burnish its image.
A much-anticipated inspector general’s investigation found no political bias in the Hillary Clinton email probe, but still condemned the former FBI director.
Astronomers have detected the glow of a star being slowly devoured millions of light-years from Earth.
At the Plaza Hotel on Wednesday night, the businesswoman tried to promote a new weight-loss plan—and avoid talking to reporters about her ex-husband.
A look at the beautiful game in action in some small and unusual venues around the world.
Some candidates winning their primaries are frustrated that they still haven’t heard from party leadership.
Even non-threatening activities like hiking are changing creatures’ sleep cycles.
A new study shows that mice have to remember their phobias if they are to lose them effectively.
In the 19th century, a tariff dispute actually came to blows, with 30 million frozen herring caught in the middle.
Two new books raise interesting questions about the ethics and effectiveness of the sport’s selection system, with its early and intense winnowing process for aspiring players.
A new lawsuit from the state attorney general claims the president's charity engaged in a years-long pattern of illegal behavior.
On the highlights of two recent albums—Ye and Kids See Ghosts—the rapper reaches across genres to redefine “freedom” again and again.
A fight over admissions is making all too clear the value of securing a seat at one of the city’s finest schools.
Should America experience a pandemic, the president’s tendencies toward nationalism may fuel the fire.
Cold War conservatism is dead—and in its place, the president is restoring the fear of foreign governments and peoples that once marked the GOP.
This “based on a true story” caper involves an epic game played by a group of overgrown men-children—but it’s not weird or self-aware enough to be a comedy classic.
Lauren Groff’s new collection of short stories is an ecosystem teeming with life, decay, beauty, and fear.
The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.
He’s reprising a struggle within the party that was fought in the 1950s—with long-term results.
It was a strange clip depicting a brighter future for North Korea in the event of a nuclear deal. The problem is it’s not clear the North Koreans want that future.
Hotels are getting flooded with pitches for social-media promotion. Plus Trump’s North Korea policy, the downfall of Toys “R” Us, and more