When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days.
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And all of them are in the temperate zone.
Earlier this month, Agence France-Presse photographers Jim Watson and Guillermo Arias traveled the length of the U.S.–Mexico border.
His death has punctured the myth of the Kims' holy bloodline.
John Georgelas was a military brat, a drug enthusiast, a precocious underachiever born in Texas. Now he is a prominent figure within the Islamic State. Here’s the story of his long and troubling journey.
Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.
David Epstein and ProPublica
Students can learn the basics with a set of knitting needles.
The two movements are strikingly similar.
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Technology has its own purposes.
Radical longevity may change the way we live—and not necessarily for the better.
Since 1857, The Atlantic has been challenging established answers with tough questions—and now, we’re turning to you.
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