The California governor is pulling the plug on a boondoggle and focusing on a plan that could secure the future of his state.
Online meme-sharing communities have taken a morbid turn, but some mental-health experts believe this could benefit isolated young people.
Before Thad Roberts stole more than $20 million worth of moon rocks and Martian meteorites, he made me want to reach for the stars.
With his Barnumesque persona and mixed reputation, Avi Lerner has gained significant success—and notoriety—in the film industry. But who is he, really?
Inadvertently, Ilhan Omar revealed that Trump may have picked the right man to implement his policy in Venezuela.
The conversation about Israel has become a toxic partisan firefight, bereft of insight or vision.
Future extremists will focus not on exporting violence to the West, but on building influence in their own communities.
For weeks, GOP senators have warned the president against pursuing extraordinary measures. What now?
William Weld is set to be Donald Trump’s first challenger for the Republican nomination. Who else is running, who’s not, and who can’t decide? A quick guide to the crowded presidential field.
The country has been led by someone linked to the military for 48 of the 58 years since it gained independence.
Meanwhile, the Democratic-led House committee is gearing up for a reinvigorated inquiry.
Why Amazon pulled the plug on its New York City HQ2 expansion. Plus what it’s like to go back to school after a shooting, Andrew McCabe on unsettling encounters with the president, and more
Jeffrey Toobin helps Alex Wagner make sense of the National Enquirer: its strange history, its devotion to Donald Trump, and why it’s at war with the world’s richest man.
As a compromise spending bill passes Congress, the White House says the president will commit to signing it, while taking an “executive action” to get funding for his wall
An evocative short film illustrates an all-too-common experience: when female pain is not acknowledged.
How far are the harassment and career-derailment allegations against the rocker from, say, the A Star Is Born story?
Photos from the past few years of the Antarctic landscape, wildlife, and research facilities, and some of the work taking place there
Trillion-dollar companies going shopping for billion-dollar subsidies should be publicly shamed.
What Amazon pulling out of Queens means for the urban growth machine
But in newly released numbers from California regulators, the challengers in the self-driving-car race are looking better.
Dave Cullen’s new book about the 2018 massacre in Parkland, Florida, vividly portrays the challenges of starting class again while recovering from trauma.
A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher reflects on the past year.
Trump’s push for a border wall has so far followed a predictable, four-act script. But what comes in the fifth act?
The former CEO has staked out a platform few Republican-leaning voters would endorse.
The president’s core beliefs about law enforcement don’t always align with those of the officers he claims to represent.
If you can get past the massive eyes of its robot heroine, Robert Rodriguez’s new action epic is a lot of dizzying, postapocalyptic fun.
An ancient saying he learned from his subjects, the Lamalerans, showed the journalist Doug Bock Clark how to tell the story of a tribe with no recorded history.
The choice was unusual, but loving: We wanted them to live without the shadow of their mother's mortality hanging over them.
The high-end retailer Barneys New York is inviting a very, very select clientele to celebrate cannabis culture.
Athletes have been using food and drink to boost their performance for centuries. Does it work?