In a Saturday tweetstorm, the president complained that “too many voices are being destroyed” by social media, amid an ongoing controversy about the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s use of Twitter.
A Princeton geologist has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a series of colossal volcanic eruptions. But she’s reopened that debate.
An op-ed criticizing the president from the man responsible for the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden represents a startling intervention by a studiously non-political figure.
Stories from Atlantic readers on how to think about anxiety, what is helpful, and what isn't.
You still can, and thousands of people do it every day.
The Tesla CEO’s tearful New York Times interview reveals a lot about the double standards men and women face.
Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?
The British government says it is prepared to crash out of the European Union—but a warning from its new foreign secretary suggests that isn’t true.
A massive new study of online dating finds that everyone dates aspirationally—and that a woman’s desirability peaks 32 years before a man’s does.
To begin, don’t dismiss the humble acquaintance.
New tech—including drones disguised as birds—can be a nightmare for Muslims in particular.
A long-running inferiority complex, vast statutory power, a chilling new directive from the top—inside America’s unfolding immigration tragedy
The former UN secretary general became a proponent of diplomatic interventions to alleviate human suffering. Annan died Saturday at the age of 80.
The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.
People know a famous community of killer whales as individuals, with their own names, families, and personalities—which has made their woes even harder to take.
A mysterious wild cat in Sri Lanka may hold a clue.
It’s always awkward when he meets with Angela Merkel.
Leading scientists recently identified a dozen chemicals as being responsible for widespread behavioral and cognitive problems. But the scope of the chemical dangers in our environment is likely even greater. Why children and the poor are most susceptible to neurotoxic exposure that may be costing the U.S. billions of dollars and immeasurable peace of mind.