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How to Tell an Open Secret

1 hour 47 min ago
Three recent novels demonstrate how fiction can deftly capture the long-term effects of sexual assault and harassment.

What Might Animals Look Like Thousands of Years From Now?

1 hour 47 min ago
A new pop-up book imagines how Chicago’s ecosystem might evolve in a world with fewer humans.

Don’t Blame the Government Shutdown for SpaceX Delays

2 hours 35 min ago
The impasse in Washington hasn’t yet threatened a significant milestone in the American space program.

There’s a Way for Democrats to Sue Trump—Thanks to the Republicans

2 hours 47 min ago
A lawsuit to block the border wall could go the route the House GOP took in 2014 to challenge Obamacare.

What People Really Say Before They Die

2 hours 47 min ago
Insights into the little-studied realm of last words

How a Stroke Turned a 63-Year-Old Into a Rap Legend

2 hours 47 min ago
The story of Dr. Rapp

Nancy Pelosi’s Winning Strategy

3 hours 17 min ago
She beat George W. Bush on Social Security privatization, and she’ll beat Trump on the wall.

Trump’s Democratic Critics Are in Danger of Following His Lead

3 hours 47 min ago
They need to do more than reject his foreign-policy rhetoric—they need to break with its substance.

The Shutdown Is Doing Lasting Damage to National Security

3 hours 47 min ago
With every passing day, America’s defenses are weakening.

The ‘Age of Tech’ Is Over

3 hours 47 min ago
Publicly traded tech companies now trade at one of the smallest premiums in history.

The Perils of a Psychological Approach to Anti-racism

3 hours 47 min ago
A controversy within a professional organization illustrates how well-intentioned people can undermine their own goals.

The Real Significance of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Probe Into Trump

4 hours 47 min ago
It’s a big deal.

The Racial Wealth Gap Could Become a 2020 Litmus Test

4 hours 47 min ago
With black votes in the balance in the Democratic primary, would-be candidates are already developing aggressive policies to target inequality.

Cambodian Deportees Return to a 'Home' They've Never Known

4 hours 51 min ago
America is deporting Cambodian refugees convicted of crimes. Did the U.S. have a responsibility to help them when they first arrived as refugees?

<em>The Atlantic </em>Daily: Mayday

Tue, 2019-01-15 18:36
No Brexit deal, and just 10 weeks left before Britain is scheduled to leave the EU. Plus suicide and campus hazing, when kids know they are trans, and more

Bill Barr Breaks With Trump on the Mueller Probe

Tue, 2019-01-15 18:06
The attorney-general nominee attempted to assuage Democrats’ fears that he would be beholden to the president, but parts of his testimony still left them unnerved.

<em>The Atlantic</em> Politics &amp; Policy Daily: No Holds Barred

Tue, 2019-01-15 18:02
William Barr, Trump’s nominee for attorney general, was grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee during the first day of his confirmation hearings

Why Republicans Finally Moved Against Steve King

Tue, 2019-01-15 16:46
Elections have consequences, and the Iowa conservative’s sudden vulnerability back home gave House GOP leaders the permission they needed to act against his latest racist comments.

The Political Logic of Trump’s Fast Supper

Tue, 2019-01-15 16:33
The McFeast the president hosted was also an argument: about government, about political messaging, about himself.

Built to Separate: Border Barriers Around the World

Tue, 2019-01-15 15:27
As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.