A collection of images of Aretha Franklin’s incredible life of performance, spanning the past five decades.
The fate of the House majority may depend on whether working-class white women turn on the GOP this fall—or simply sit out the election.
The legendary soul singer, who died at 76, leaves behind the definitive testament to the capabilities of the human voice.
The internet doesn’t actually offer an unconstrained marketplace of ideas.
A mysterious wild cat in Sri Lanka may hold a clue.
Fertility is a deeply private topic, often better left alone. But if aspiring grandparents want to raise the question, it’s best done with sensitivity.
A new exhibition in London, titled On the Wall, seeks to understand what the superstar—and, more importantly, what his image—meant to the world.
The trial of President Trump’s former campaign chairman offered a striking microcosm of the questions at the heart of the Russia probe.
The former White House chief strategist wants to work with Europe’s right-wing parties—but some say they aren’t interested.
New tech—including drones disguised as birds—can be a nightmare for Muslims in particular.
A deadly disaster has focused attention on the state of infrastructure built during the country’s postwar boom.
Why the freedom of the press is your individual right. Plus ongoing violence in Afghanistan, rising seas in Tuvalu, and more.
Real dialogue is necessary for nuclear-arms reduction.
It is your right as an American to read what you will, to write what you think, and to publish what you believe.
Meme accounts are big business now—and plenty of people are eager to get in on the action.
In a little town in Oaxaca, the sea is said to teach humans how to live and die.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Trump revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, a critic of the president.
When it costs as much to retail 200,000 things as one thing, the world gets a little odd.
Latin American countries have larger capacities than ever to house locally discovered specimens, but many are still held abroad.
The rapper emphasizes her smarts and ferocity on her fourth album, Queen, but to what end?
Fiona Goodall, a photographer working with Getty Images, recently visited the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, a country battling rising sea levels with limited resources.
The former White House official was as seen as a direct line to President Trump for the institutions, but they are faring better with Congress anyway.
Nearly a year since the Trump administration rolled out its South Asia strategy, carnage in Afghanistan continues even as negotiations for peace inch ahead.
Task & Purpose’s top editor resigned last week after alleging newsroom interference by its CEO to mollify conservative critics.
What’s your stance on the government giving people money?
In recent works including Insecure, Sorry to Bother You, and BlacKkKlansman, sounding “real” is a tricky equation.
The state could be the first in the union to adopt a carbon price by ballot.
The successor to the controversial former Milwaukee County sheriff lost his primary on Tuesday, the latest law-enforcement officer to lose to a reformist this year.
The biggest animals should have the highest risks of developing tumors, but they don’t.
The recent case of Avital Ronell, an NYU professor suspended for sexual harassment, and the scholars who rallied to support her highlights the intense politics of academia.