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Images of the Season: Fall Is in the Air, Part 2

1 hour 5 min ago
One last look at my favorite season of the year, with more autumnal images from across the Northern Hemisphere

The Harvard Trial Doesn’t Matter

1 hour 49 min ago
The lawyers challenging the university are testing out their arguments to see which ones stick ahead of a potential appeal to the Supreme Court.

Letters: ‘It Is Devastating Every Time I Read of Another Child Who Was Not Protected’

2 hours 21 min ago
Readers respond to the story of one child’s fatal abuse—and the child-welfare system that failed to save him.

<em>Halloween</em> Is a Devoted Homage to the Unbeatable Original

3 hours 24 min ago
The new follow-up to John Carpenter’s 1978 slasher classic is a curious project, but it’s anchored by fantastic work from Jamie Lee Curtis.

A World-Class Airport for the End of the World

6 hours 39 min ago
New Orleans is building a state-of-the-art, billion-dollar terminal. But is it planning for a future doomed by climate change?

Women in the U.S. Can Now Get Safe Abortions by Mail

7 hours 39 min ago
The founder of a global abortion-pill provider that has never shipped to the U.S. has quietly started a new service for Americans.

Some Immigrant Parents Fear Losing Their Children Forever

8 hours 39 min ago
Immigrant children separated from their parents can spend months, even years, in American foster homes. There have even been rare cases in which state officials have authorized permanent adoptions without notifying deported parents.

The Left’s Trump-Sized Tax Plans

8 hours 39 min ago
Senator Kamala Harris is the latest Democrat to propose giving billions of dollars in cash to lower-income families.

House Intelligence Committee Democrats Seek at Least a Partial Truce

8 hours 39 min ago
If the Democrats take back the House in November, Congressman Adam Schiff says he’ll try to close a hyper-partisan divide on the House Intelligence Committee.

The 2018 Midterms Are All About Trump

8 hours 39 min ago
Republicans are surging in pro-Trump rural areas as a Democratic wave gathers in many anti-Trump suburbs, continuing a long-term shift toward nationalized congressional elections.

Why I’m Not Leaving the GOP

8 hours 39 min ago
It will take a long time to clean up after Donald Trump, but the Republican Party is still best suited to lead the country.

Heidi Cruz Didn’t Plan for This

8 hours 39 min ago
She had her whole future mapped out when she met Ted Cruz, starting with her dream job in Washington. This is the story of what came after.

Zuckerberg, Soros and Steyer Spend Millions on Out-of-State Ballot Initiatives

9 hours 39 min ago
The billionaires have funded initiatives on drug treatment, alternative energy and in-home care for seniors, but some corporations and state activists wish they would keep their money and stay away.

The End of Cheap Shipping from China

Wed, 2018-10-17 20:17
The White House wants to put an end to low-cost shipping from overseas, a move widely supported among U.S. e-commerce sellers.

Will Kavanaugh Finally Cast the Vote that Ends DACA?

Wed, 2018-10-17 19:22
The Justice Department has warned that if the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals doesn’t rule on the program, it’ll take it up to the new conservative Supreme Court majority.

<em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: What Happened in the Room

Wed, 2018-10-17 19:22
A secretive organization spending millions on Facebook political ads, the Trump tell-all that wasn’t, immigration courts, and more

<em>The Atlantic</em> Politics &amp; Policy Daily: Everybody Take Five

Wed, 2018-10-17 17:58
To combat the growing federal deficit, Trump said he would ask each of his Cabinet secretaries to cut five percent from their budget proposals next year.

The Problem with <em>Popular Mechanics</em>’ Love Letter to Elon Musk

Wed, 2018-10-17 17:22
The magazine’s editor acknowledged the cover story is a “puff piece,” but stood by his decision to defend the billionaire in dramatic fashion.

Release the Khashoggi Tapes

Wed, 2018-10-17 16:36
If Turkish officials really have the grisly recordings, they must share them—and soon.

The Secretive Organization Quietly Spending Millions on Facebook Political Ads

Wed, 2018-10-17 16:35
Meet the liberal group that’s running a new breed of digital campaign.