What lies ahead for U.S. grade schools and colleges? More demands on an already-strained system -- and innovative solutions to meet them.
The Atlantic's film critic picks the year's 10 best titles—and doles out some less-conventional awards.
Atlantic writers and staffers pick the most memorable events of the year, from the Super Bowl to Olympic table tennis
Atlantic writers and editors pick their favorite moments on 'Downton Abbey,' 'Louie,' 'New Girl,' and more
A hard-fought presidential election, sea changes on gay rights and marijuana, and intractable disputes over the budget are standout stories in a busy year.
A look back at some of the influential Americans who died this year.
The Atlantic's editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.
A look back at the biggest technology stories of the year
Innovations, outbreaks, and oddities from the year in health and medicine
The year in review
Health care and voting rights, same-sex marriage and Trayvon Martin -- a look at the cases and issues that dominated the law in 2012.