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How Russia Meddled in its Own Elections

5 hours 14 min ago
Putin’s real victory is the culmination of his domestic disinformation machine.

What Took Facebook So Long?

8 hours 33 min ago
Scholars have been sounding the alarm about data-harvesting firms for nearly a decade. The latest Cambridge Analytica scandal shows it may be too late to stop them.

The Secret Behind the Greatest Upset in College Basketball History

11 hours 45 min ago
UMBC’s big win wasn’t a miracle, it was a well-executed plan.

Firing McCabe Is Just the Start

12 hours 1 min ago
Congressional Republicans and conservative pundits had the chance to signal Trump his attacks on law enforcement are unacceptable—but they sent the opposite message.

Why CEOs Like Rex Tillerson Fail in Washington

15 hours 13 min ago
Although the former secretary of state’s contentious relationship with the president didn’t help matters, Tillerson’s management style left a department in disarray.

The Bidet's Revival

15 hours 13 min ago
Invented centuries ago in France, the bidet has never taken off in the States. That might be changing.

China’s Face-Scanning Craze

15 hours 13 min ago
New frontiers in dystopian tech

Why Ava DuVernay and Warner Bros Are a Great Match

16 hours 13 min ago
The Wrinkle in Time filmmaker will direct an ambitious comic-book movie—a decision that signals a big shift for the DC Extended Universe.

Putin Will Win, But the Show Must Go On

19 hours 13 min ago
The Russian president is poised for another term—and conflict with the West has done wonders for his popularity.

Is America on the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis?

Sat, 2018-03-17 18:49
As the Trump presidency approaches a troubling tipping point, it’s time to find the right term for what’s happening to democracy.

When Truth and Reason Are No Longer Enough

Sat, 2018-03-17 13:00
In his new book, Steven Pinker is curiously blind to the power and benefits of small-town values.

Stephen Hawking Lived Beyond His Body

Sat, 2018-03-17 10:09
For all of us, the act of being and thinking requires a network of complex support. The late physicist’s disability made it visible.

Is Fandom Really Worth It?

Sat, 2018-03-17 08:00
What studies reveal about the good and the bad of loving a sports team

<i>Wild Wild Country</i>: The Jaw-Dropping Story of the Cult Next Door

Sat, 2018-03-17 07:00
A new six-part Netflix documentary is a stunning dive into a utopian religious community in Oregon that descended into darkness.

We're All Watching the Donald Trump Show

Sat, 2018-03-17 06:00
And that’s just how he likes it.

Mike Pompeo, Counterpuncher

Sat, 2018-03-17 04:50
Donald Trump and his choice for secretary of state don't agree on everything. But they share a mindset.

The Fall of Nanjing as My Grandmother Lived It

Sat, 2018-03-17 04:50
The story of a desperate young woman's escape from Japan’s bloody siege.

McCabe’s Firing Chips Away at the Justice Department’s Independence

Fri, 2018-03-16 23:50
Shortly after he was dismissed Friday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the former FBI deputy director pinned the blame directly on President Trump.

<em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: Imagine the Following

Fri, 2018-03-16 19:23
A close watch on Trump’s Cabinet, Republican dissent in Congress, how to verify refugees’ stories, and more

<i>The Atlantic</i> Politics & Policy Daily: McMaster of Suspense

Fri, 2018-03-16 17:31
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders continued to deny reports that National-Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, among others, will be replaced.