Will Murdoch's iPad-only newspaper work? Will WikiLeaks get shut down? Some questions we have going into the new year.
China has succeeded with a variation on an East Asian growth model that's now close to exhausting its potential
From "Glee" knock-offs to a very royal wedding, a look at what's to come in the year ahead
2010 was a big year in politics, but 2011 could be bigger
We hated them, too. But we also loved them.
Making predictions is hard, especially about the future. But here we go anyway -- the 10 stories that will (probably) define 2011
From the NBA/NFL lockout to the Phillies' pitching squad, a look at what's ahead in the new year
From the tenth anniversary of 9/11 to the retirement of the space shuttle program, a look at some of the national news headlines we can expect in the year ahead
From J.D. Salinger to Elizabeth Edwards, a look at the larger-than-life figures who passed away this year
Some of our favorite writers on international affairs recommend their favorite books from 2010 to the world
From the WikiLeaks dump to the BP disaster, stories that dominated the news
How we search tells us a lot about who we are and the times we live in. We look at the top search queries of the year.
From Fidel Castro to airport security, what popped over the last 12 months
From "Freedom" to "Inception" to the Conan-Leno saga, a look at what happened this year in books, television, music, and movies
The men and women—and one dog—who stepped up to make things a little better this year
The malicious, entitled troublemakers who made things a little—or a lot—worse
From LeBron James to UConn women's basketball, a look at what happened in the world of athletics
From the GOP takeover to the "Ground Zero Mosque," 2010 was a year of major legislation and partisan fervor
TheAtlantic.com's cartoonist on the absurdities of 2010
From bedbugs to teen bullying epidemics to a massive oil spill, a look at some of the top stories that dominated headlines on the national front this year
Atlantic editors and writers share 22 favorite titles from a year in reading