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The New Enemies List

6 hours 29 min ago
Trump’s embrace of one of Richard Nixon’s most notorious moves poses a question: Will voters still hold a president accountable for abusing his power?

The Pursuit of Blondness

10 hours 48 min ago
Modern hair-coloring technology has allowed people to dye their hair virtually any shade. So why is one hue in particular so popular?

Democrats Don’t Need a National Message

11 hours 38 min ago
A bottom-up approach is better than a single line imposed by party leadership.

Why Are So Many People Flushing Their Contacts Down the Toilet?

12 hours 38 min ago
The trash is right there.

Trump’s Implicit Defense of Alex Jones Is an Echo of Birtherism

Sat, 2018-08-18 18:08
In a Saturday tweetstorm, the president complained that “too many voices are being destroyed” by social media, amid an ongoing controversy about the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s use of Twitter.

How the International Failure in Rwanda Shaped Kofi Annan’s Worldview

Sat, 2018-08-18 11:01
The former UN secretary general became a proponent of diplomatic interventions to alleviate human suffering. Annan died Saturday at the age of 80.

An Admiral Speaks Out

Sat, 2018-08-18 10:59
An op-ed criticizing the president from the man responsible for the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden represents a startling intervention by a studiously non-political figure.

Letters: 'My Dad Was Not My Biological Father'

Sat, 2018-08-18 09:00
Readers share their experiences receiving surprising results from a genetics test.

Writers Have Always Loved Mobile Devices

Sat, 2018-08-18 08:00
Writing boxes, popular from the 17th century, provided the same pleasure as today’s laptops and custom word processors: To make the experience of writing pleasurable, whether or not any actual writing gets done. An Object Lesson.

Teaching Kids to Code During the Summer—for $1,000 a Week

Sat, 2018-08-18 08:00
Are private summer camps exacerbating tech's diversity problem?

The Family Weekly: There’s No Easy Way to Talk About Wanting Grandkids

Sat, 2018-08-18 07:30
Plus: The history of family separations, an examination of roommate relationships, and fertility apps.

<em>Minding the Gap</em> Is an Extraordinary Feat of Filmmaking

Sat, 2018-08-18 06:50
The Hulu documentary by Bing Liu examines masculinity and trauma through the lens of three Illinois skateboarders.

Trump and Mexico Need Each Other

Sat, 2018-08-18 06:00
From immigration to trade, the interests of the U.S. are broadly congruent with the agenda of Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Donald Trump’s Unprecedented Assault on the Media

Sat, 2018-08-18 06:00
First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams says Trump easily surpasses Richard Nixon as the greatest threat the news media in America has ever faced.

Can Britain Deal With ‘No Deal’?

Sat, 2018-08-18 05:00
The British government says it is prepared to crash out of the European Union—but a warning from its new foreign secretary suggests that isn’t true.

Putin’s Weekend of Trolling

Sat, 2018-08-18 02:00
It’s always awkward when he meets with Angela Merkel.

<em>The Atlantic </em>Daily: Cost of Living

Fri, 2018-08-17 18:05
Trump’s clash with ex–military leaders, traces of herbicide in cereal, why so many Airbnb hosts are teachers, and more

<em>The Atlantic</em> Politics &amp; Policy Daily: Parade’s End

Fri, 2018-08-17 16:57
Trump blamed the cancellation of his military parade on Washington D.C. officials, saying they had inflated the cost.

What If a Female CEO Acted Like Elon Musk?

Fri, 2018-08-17 16:47
The Tesla CEO’s tearful New York Times interview reveals a lot about the double standards men and women face.

Photos of the Week: Sun Biter, Solar Probe, Belgian Bovines

Fri, 2018-08-17 15:14
Flowers carpet Brussels, a farewell is bid to Aretha Franklin, abandoned share bikes find homes in Germany, a cardboard Viking church collapses in Liverpool, a bridge collapses in Italy, and much more.