Spies, intrigue, and expulsions are back in a way not seen in decades.
After a nail-biter election, Democrat Conor Lamb declared victory over Republican Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania’s 18th district.
Billy Graham’s complicated relationship with Martin Luther King and civil rights echoes the struggles of evangelicals today.
Dag Aabye is a septuagenarian Ultra Marathon champion who lives completely off the grid.
They won't immediately prompt congressional action on gun control, but they’re vital to activists' momentum.
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Acclaim for the Academy Award–winning Chilean film has helped revive a lagging gender-identity bill in its home country.
Reefs will struggle as the oceans become more acidic.
Tillerson’s dismissal leaves the White House more than ever the conniving and dishonest court of an erratic, ill-informed, and willful monarch.
Skeptics claim that concerns over racially divided schools are false alarms—but they’re missing the full picture.
Across the United States today, students participated in walkouts to protest gun violence one month after the deadly shooting in a Florida high school.
In her 60 Minutes interview, the education secretary failed to convince policy scholars that she’d improved her understanding of the issues.
The Senate's 2014 report on torture details what "enhanced interrogation" really entailed.
The late physicist’s radical ideas are still changing the way we look at the cosmos.
Conor Lamb leads Republican Rick Saccone by only 579 votes, but Democrats are already celebrating.
His strong showing in Pennsylvania suggests Republicans could face a stiffer challenge than they expected in at least some blue-collar districts where the president is relatively popular.
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It's not just educators in West Virginia and Oklahoma who have watched their wages and benefits erode since the Great Recession.
The 44th president’s decision to “look forward” has enabled Donald Trump to look backward and appoint a torture backer to run the CIA.
Mount Eerie's second grief-stricken album in a year is about “the transition from a living person into a memory,” its creator says.
While they may be thriving economically, coastal cities thrive on income inequality and a politically powerless underclass.
Gina Haspel’s upcoming confirmation hearings will be a rare opportunity to ask about some of the agency’s most secretive and controversial methods.
The two Democrats are clashing over legislation that could ease regulatory requirements on banks adopted after the 2008 recession.
President Trump recently used the epithet to describe his outgoing National Economic Council director—but the seeds of its disparaging use were firmly planted 75 years ago.
The genomes of the long dead are turning up all sorts of unexpected and controversial findings.
Mike Pompeo’s skepticism about negotiating with Kim Jong Un could change the course of nuclear talks.
A paper on overdose-reversal drugs reached a conclusion no one liked. The pushback raised questions about sexism and scientific methods.
The renowned theoretical physicist has died at the age of 76.
The president has proposed the creation of a new military branch that his Defense Department actually opposes.