Michael Flynn’s resignation, Megyn Kelly’s future, and more.
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Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, the day before the election.

Trump Kicks Off His 2020 Reelection Campaign on Saturday

The president is taking the permanent campaign to new levels with a political rally in Florida—the latest sign that he’s already planning for a second term.

David A. Graham

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Flynn's Calls With Russia's Ambassador: Who Knew What, and When?

A timeline of the events that led to the national-security adviser’s resignation

Krishnadev Calamur

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A NASA Engineer Was Required to Unlock His Phone at the Border

A U.S.-born scientist was detained at the Houston airport until he gave customs agents the passcode to his work-issued device.

Kaveh Waddell

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Trump and Russia: Lessons From the Red Scare

“Quite often the facts get lost in the hysteria.”

Uri Friedman

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Can It Happen Here?

David Frum on Donald Trump's authoritarian tendencies

Daniel Lombroso and David Frum

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Can Megyn Kelly Escape Her Past?

Fox News’s former star has downplayed her full role in an ugly election.

Caitlin Flanagan

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Ali Smith’s Autumn Is a Post-Brexit Masterpiece

In a dazzling, abstract new novel, the Scottish author experiments with time, history, and art to respond to a tumultuous moment.

Sophie Gilbert

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The Glue Helping At-Risk Students Stick With School

Washington, D.C., added pathways coordinators to its high schools to try to help kids who are behind on credits catch up.

Emily DeRuy

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‘Segregation Had to Be Invented’

During the late 19th century, blacks and whites in the South lived closer together than they do today.

Alana Semuels

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What Mirrors Tell Us About Animal Minds

… including our own.

Ed Yong

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My Pointless Battle Against Puffy Eyes

I've tried creams, wands, and almost got surgery. Now, a new treatment is on the horizon.

Olga Khazan

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Your Grammar Gripes and Guilty Pleasures

Atlantic readers and staffers debate the value of the serial comma, the limits of wordplay, and more.

Emma Green, Caroline Mimbs Nyce, and Rosa Inocencio Smith

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The Equestrians of North Philly

How a riding club counters crime with horses

Emily Anne Epstein

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