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<i>Radio Atlantic</i>: The Syria Disaster, Seven Years In

2 hours 56 min ago
Atlantic editors Matt Thompson and Kathy Gilsinan ask Syria expert Andrew Tabler to explain how the conflict has worn on for years and what the path forward might be.

Rudy Giuliani Isn't the Big Trump Legal Story

Thu, 2018-04-19 21:08
The former New York mayor is the splashy hire, but the addition of two other attorneys to the president’s team may say more about where the Mueller probe is going.

<em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: The Cherry on Top

Thu, 2018-04-19 18:06
NASA’s new administrator, Lance Armstrong’s settlement, the post-Millennial staff of the Museum of Ice Cream, and more

Will Andrew McCabe Be Prosecuted?

Thu, 2018-04-19 17:29
Former Justice Department attorneys said a criminal referral for the former FBI deputy director and frequent target of President Trump was expected, given the contents of a recent Inspector General’s report.

<i>The Atlantic</i> Politics & Policy Daily: Baby Steps

Thu, 2018-04-19 17:28
Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth, the first sitting senator to give birth while in office, brought her newborn baby to the floor to cast her “no” vote.

Your Lyft Ride Is Now Carbon-Neutral. Your Uber Isn't.

Thu, 2018-04-19 15:49
The ride-hailing upstart is investing millions to help reduce global warming.

The Future of Elite Schools, Continued

Thu, 2018-04-19 15:04
Last week I quoted a long dispatch from a Harvard graduate now living in New Haven, on why he thought…

NASA Finally Gets a New Leader

Thu, 2018-04-19 14:42
Nearly 15 months after President Trump was sworn in, the space agency has a permanent administrator.

Why Do Trump’s Defenders Assume He’s Guilty?

Thu, 2018-04-19 14:30
With friends like these, the president should probably reconsider his messaging strategy.

When Will the Gender Gap in Science Disappear?

Thu, 2018-04-19 14:00
A new study estimates that it will take 16 years for women and men to publish papers in equal numbers. For physics, it will take 258.

In a Few Centuries, Cows Could Be the Largest Land Animals Left

Thu, 2018-04-19 14:00
Throughout our entire history, humans and other hominins have selectively killed off the largest mammals.

A Perfect Circle's Hard Rock Against Hard Times

Thu, 2018-04-19 12:47
Maynard James Keenan’s second-most-influential band is back after 14 years to elegantly vent about iPhones and plastic surgery.

Scientists Genetically Engineered Flies to Ejaculate Under Red Light

Thu, 2018-04-19 12:00
Their experiments confirm that sex is pleasurable, even for animals we think of as simple.

Is It Too Late to Stop the Rise of Marijuana, Inc.?

Thu, 2018-04-19 11:48
America is on the path to legalization, but as pot becomes a big business, lawmakers aren't yet wrestling with how to regulate it effectively.

When Even Legal Residents Face Deportation

Thu, 2018-04-19 11:18
The U.K.’s “Windrush” scandal shows the wide reach of the country’s immigration crackdown.

<em>Zama</em> Is a Surreal Satire of Colonialism

Thu, 2018-04-19 10:25
Lucrecia Martel’s first narrative film in nine years follows an 18th-century Spanish official in charge of a remote South American colony.

The Episode That Captured the Best and Worst of <i>Scandal</i>

Thu, 2018-04-19 09:48
As the political soap nears its end, it’s worth recalling the hour that embodied both the show’s early promise and unfortunate excesses.

The Post-Millennial Generation Is Here

Thu, 2018-04-19 09:00
… and they're working at the Museum of Ice Cream.

The GOP's Problems Are Bigger Than Trump

Thu, 2018-04-19 08:17
President Trump’s hold on the Republican Party is overstated. But that doesn’t mean that his downfall would resolve its challenges.

<em>The Female Persuasion</em> Should Be a Literary Breakout. Will It?

Thu, 2018-04-19 08:00
Meg Wolitzer’s novel is a timely, dynamic examination of women and power that male readers and gatekeepers should take seriously.