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Has the Tide Turned Against Partisan Gerrymandering?

2 hours 26 min ago
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday struck down the state’s maps as too heavily biased toward Republicans, the latest ruling in a new and contentious battle over legislative districts.

Living Through Death With Harry Potter

2 hours 26 min ago
Trauma and tragedy play a role in a lot of children’s literature. But it was J.K. Rowling’s series that helped me cope with almost dying.

<em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: Stopgap Deal, Risky Diplomacy, Grown-Ups' Grandparents

Mon, 2018-01-22 18:45
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<i>The Atlantic</i> Politics & Policy Daily: Cashing in Their CHIP

Mon, 2018-01-22 18:03
Senate Democrats accepted an offer from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass a continuing resolution funding the government and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, while postponing debate on immigration legislation.

<i>The Alienist</i> Is the Grisliest Period Drama Yet

Mon, 2018-01-22 16:57
TNT’s new prestige series focuses on a doctor using criminal psychology to pursue a serial killer in 1890s New York.

What Does War Have To Do With Cheese? In Russia, Everything

Mon, 2018-01-22 16:51
One very eccentric man claims to be Russia’s guardian angel of cheese.

How Federal Workers Spent Their Unexpected Day Off

Mon, 2018-01-22 16:03
One budget analyst planned to do some vacuuming and watch Law & Order.

Why Can't People Hear What Jordan Peterson Is Saying?

Mon, 2018-01-22 15:57
A British broadcaster doggedly tried to put words into the academic’s mouth.

‘We’re Back at Square One’

Mon, 2018-01-22 15:25
Encouraged by Senate Democrats’ push to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation, immigration activists now feel defeated after an agreement to reopen the government without legislation addressing the issue.

The New Way Your Computer Can Be Attacked

Mon, 2018-01-22 14:57
Unprecedented computer-chip vulnerabilities exposed this month paint a grim picture of the future of cybersecurity.

How the Government Shutdown Disrupted SpaceX's Plans

Mon, 2018-01-22 14:39
The government shutdown shows just how much budget fights in Washington could derail Elon Musk’s rocket ambitions.

How Do You Grandparent a 20-Year-Old?

Mon, 2018-01-22 13:53
A grandmother’s perspective on navigating a tricky and increasingly common relationship

Republicans Claim Victory in the Shutdown Fight

Mon, 2018-01-22 13:40
“Win for White House; Loss for Schumer,” one White House official crowed. “He didn’t really get much.”

The Democrats Relent

Mon, 2018-01-22 12:40
The federal government will likely reopen by Tuesday after Senate Democrats accepted an offer from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to end their filibuster of a stopgap spending bill.

What School-Funding Debates Ignore

Mon, 2018-01-22 12:30
Money matters, but educational inequality goes much deeper.

Photos of a Women's March Weekend

Mon, 2018-01-22 12:29
Images of this weekend’s second annual Women's Marches in Washington, New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle, and from cities in England, Sweden, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, and more.

The Disappearing Dealmaker

Mon, 2018-01-22 12:23
The Senate struck a deal to reopen the government on Monday morning—but without any help from President Trump.

The Astonishing Success of <em>The Greatest Showman</em>

Mon, 2018-01-22 12:01
After a rocky start in theaters, the Hugh Jackman–starring circus musical has become a massive word-of-mouth hit.

The Precarious Politics of the Joint Korean Hockey Team

Mon, 2018-01-22 11:08
It's an unprecedented diplomatic breakthrough. But how can two rival nations build teamwork?

This Is Not the Israel Trip Mike Pence Had Planned

Mon, 2018-01-22 10:58
The U.S. vice president promised peace in the country’s newly recognized capital, but his itinerary showed that a deal is far beyond reach.