For 161 years, magazine contributors have written about the gravest dangers and darkest hours for America’s political institutions.
The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. led directly to hip-hop, an era of black American culture, politics, and art that is often contrasted with his legacy.
For all the visible damage the president has done to the nation’s global standing, things are much worse below the surface.
Richard Ben Cramer captured George H. W. Bush’s humanity in his classic book about the 1988 presidential campaign, What It Takes.
In an interview with The Atlantic, the outgoing U.S. ambassador to the UN made the case for a values-driven foreign policy, and acknowledged daylight between her and the president.
“If a government doesn’t value human life, then they will do something to their people that the whole world will have to pay attention to,” Haley said.
The Michigan state Senate approved legislation stripping certain powers from the incoming Democratic secretary of state.
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At least one senator calls for Prince Khalid’s expulsion over Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.
Experts say mounting environmental pressures will make people sicker, and that the health-care system will play a major role in averting disaster.
The former vice president is angry about Trump and thinks he can do the job better than anyone else, but he’s got to make up his mind—and do it soon.
The GOP’s lame-duck strategy foreshadows a coming political war between urban and rural America.
Nervous aides expect the president to lead the way, tweet up a storm—and, Rudy Giuliani promises, fight back.
The funeral for former President George H. W. Bush, who died Friday at the age of 94, was held Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral.
Republicans carried out their plan to strip authority from the incoming Democratic governor, and what was remarkable was how little disagreement there was about why they did it.
During a funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral, the former president delivered a tribute to George H. W. Bush, who died Friday at the age of 94.
From seizing control of the internet to declaring martial law, President Trump may legally do all kinds of extraordinary things.
A heavily redacted document cites the former national-security adviser’s “substantial” cooperation as a reason for him to avoid jail. Trump’s former campaign chief may not be so lucky.
Trump threw a potential trade deal between the United States and China into confusion with his latest series of tweets.
Republican senators positioned themselves against the White House after the CIA director testified about Jamal Khashoggi’s death.
The special counsel is expected to file documents about three of the biggest players in the Russia probe this week, highlighting their divergent legal strategies.
GOP legislators are moving to strip authority from incoming Democrats in Wisconsin and Michigan, taking a page from North Carolina.
The president’s self-absorption and unease with death and suffering make him ill-suited for the consoling role demanded of him.