Off the coast of Yemen, in the Arabian Sea, lies the isolated Socotra Island, where hundreds of plants and animals have developed into unique species.
This week’s state visit cements Emmanuel Macron’s reputation as one of the president’s closest friends.
Pro football tends to prefer signal-callers who fit a certain mold. But a few draft prospects stand to push the league further outside its comfort zone.
Two centuries after its design, the president's office is unworkable.
The New York governor recently repeated a common, but dubious, explanation for the epithet.
The company is offering free kits to researchers studying populations in Africa, Asia, and elsewhere—but the ethics are tricky.
“Alexa, play Jeopardy!” my son will bark. And she follows his command.
An upcoming case might show how the justices would react to the special counsel being dismissed.
Americans don’t realize how fast the country is moving toward becoming a better version of itself.
They’re not just for costume races anymore.
Enoch Powell gave his xenophobic “Rivers of Blood” speech 50 years ago—but the lessons of its reception still apply today.
Legal scholars say the bipartisan legislation could run into trouble at the high court.
President Trump has a dangerous habit of justifying his trade policy on national-security grounds.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Journey Into Night,” the Season 2 premiere.
“Everyone knows someone who went missing. But they don’t speak about these things.”
Kim Jong Un’s concessions on his weapons program suggest that he has adapted to President Trump’s threats.
As the Trumps prepare to host their first state dinner on Tuesday, a look back at state dinners held by past U.S. presidents, from Eisenhower to Obama.
A very short book excerpt
The HBO show returns with multiple story threads to unravel and decipher.
A week ago I quoted an unnamed “reader in New Haven,” who offered thoughts about “The Future of…
As people spent more and more time in cars, auto interiors transformed into living spaces, where food and drink became necessities. An Object Lesson.
What if the problem isn’t the president—it’s the presidency?
The peppy mixed messaging of I Feel Pretty is only the latest reminder: American culture doesn’t fully know what it’s talking about when it talks about attractiveness.
Fixating on offensive speech amplifies its harms—often, the best course is simply to ignore it.
Eisenhower—embodying prudence, diligence, and broad-mindedness—offers conservatives in the age of Trump a different model of leadership.
Ross Douthat's views on the pope are intensely unpopular. But has he identified a fundamental tension in the Church?
A memorial for the slaves of Guadeloupe has become a flashpoint for still-unresolved social and economic grievances.
The CDC finally gets people interested in lettuce.
The Trump administration shouldn’t get too excited about Kim Jong Un’s pledge to limit his weapons program.
I was very sorry to learn this week that Peter Claeys, whom you see in action above and in the…