Feelings aren’t as senseless as Americans have been led to believe.
Alex Honnold’s historic climb is too extraordinary to become a story of motivational-poster determination.
The president canceled a strike because it was “not proportionate,” and then vowed “obliteration.”
His tariffs are contributing to a “generational shift” in which companies make their products.
On her current tour, the star comedian is having a conspicuously great time making humorless subjects hilarious.
Ditching likes for facial scans could be the way to a kinder, if creepier, online world.
Masha Gessen suggests there was a connection between Asperger’s and social activism in the Soviet era.
He declared his intention to vote Trump in 2020—even though he thinks Trump surrounded himself with awful people.
Researchers are eager to leave behind the brutal side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
Americans waste time and money filling out paperwork and repeating tests in the doctor’s office. A small Baltic nation has found a better way.
Without a rival currency, there is none.
The average hospitalized patient endures 350 alarms each day.
Tech’s discriminatory culture might never change, no matter how many women and people of color are invited into the room.
The great dance band’s seventh album, A Bath Full of Ecstasy, delivers pleasure while questioning it.
The psychology professor Laurie Santos delivers the “shortest possible crash-course version” of the university’s most popular course ever.
Libra will almost exactly replicate all the problems generated by the company’s social network.
Americans have fewer and fewer spaces to gather. That’s where nuggets come in.
White Christians are no longer the majority in America, but they’re still driving election results.
A new film captures the larger-than-life author in exceedingly human terms.
Dispatched by Life magazine to cover the Apollo 11 mission, Norman Mailer saw the lunar landing not as a triumph for mankind but as evidence of our hubris.
The biologist David Sischo has a tragic assignment: keeping vigil over a species’ sole survivor, then marking its extinction in real time.
Routine arrests were the linchpin of a social system intended to humiliate LGBTQ people.
The Washington governor realizes that voters care about more than just climate change.
Bernie Sanders’s new $1.6 trillion debt-cancellation plan is the most expansive yet among 2020 contenders. Plus: There’s trouble in South Bend.
The senator, alongside Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, announced legislation to cancel all student-loan debt and make college debt-free.
Despite protests, a celebration of Pride in small-town Norway draws thousands of supporters.
A grab bag of interesting, seldom-seen historic images depicting myriad people, places, and things—from epic achievements to small moments.
A scientist hoped commercially raised butterflies would be identical to their wild counterparts, but found their navigation abilities varied.
The famous writer’s rape accusation against the president fell victim to the familiar workings of attention fatigue.
After pulling back from a strike on Iran, the Trump administration opted to impose sanctions on Ali Khamenei. But it’s unclear how effective they’ll really be.