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<i>Game of Thrones</i>: A Wolf in Wolf's Clothing

3 hours 43 min ago
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Stormborn,” the first episode of the seventh season.

The Man McMaster Couldn't Fire

Sun, 2017-07-23 22:00
Thirty-one year old Ezra Cohen-Watnick holds the intelligence portfolio on the National Security Council—but almost everything about him is a mystery.

An Attack at the Israeli Embassy in Jordan

Sun, 2017-07-23 18:27
The shooting at the compound in Amman may be related to recent protests over the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Texas Police Find Dozens of Migrants Trapped in a Trailer Truck

Sun, 2017-07-23 14:47
Temperatures rose above 100 degrees, and at least eight were found dead, and more than 20 were in serious condition.

Is Surfing More Sport or Religion?

Sun, 2017-07-23 08:00
Even hardcore devotees disagree, though many acknowledge there’s something profoundly spiritual about catching waves—a feeling scientists attribute to the power of being in the water.

On Teaching, but Not Loving, Jane Austen

Sun, 2017-07-23 07:00
I used to adore the Pride and Prejudice author. But over the years I’ve grown more ambivalent toward her and the fervor for her work.

Austen in South Asia

Sun, 2017-07-23 07:00
When we asked our readers to tell us how they first encountered Austen, we got responses from all over the…

The War on the Freedom of Information Act

Sun, 2017-07-23 06:00
A conservative group is resisting congressional efforts to kneecap FOIA.

Donald Trump's Defenders on the Left

Sun, 2017-07-23 05:00
Why some progressives are minimizing Russia’s election meddling

The Commodification of Orthodox Judaism

Sun, 2017-07-23 04:50
What’s gained and what’s lost when religion becomes an individualist—or even consumerist—endeavor?

Congress Comes to an Agreement on Russia Sanctions

Sat, 2017-07-22 17:35
The bill includes a modification that could block President Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow.

If Trump Undermines the Iran Deal

Sat, 2017-07-22 17:15
A report suggests the president is looking for ways to get out of the accord. It says a lot about how he views the world.

The GOP Health-Care Bill's Byrd Rule Dilemma

Sat, 2017-07-22 12:07
The Senate parliamentarian’s rejection of important provisions of the GOP’s Obamacare repeal bill puts its status in further jeopardy.

Trump Asserts 'Complete Power to Pardon' in Saturday Tweetstorm

Sat, 2017-07-22 10:29
The president also angrily lashed out at the media and his critics.

Poland: The EU's Next Big Test

Sat, 2017-07-22 10:00
The government’s proposed changes to the supreme court has angered the bloc.

John Boyega and <i>Dawson's Creek</i>: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing

Sat, 2017-07-22 10:00
Highlights from seven days of reading about arts and entertainment

<em>Landline</em>: A Melancholy '90s Romantic Dramedy

Sat, 2017-07-22 08:00
Gillian Robespierre’s follow-up to the 2014 hit Obvious Child retains its star Jenny Slate, this time putting her at the center of a dysfunctional family.

Your Favorite Jane Austen Adaptations

Sat, 2017-07-22 07:00
Last week we asked readers to share: What’s your favorite Jane Austen-related adaptation? Or, if you prefer: What’s your least…

Cosplaying Jane Austen

Sat, 2017-07-22 06:00
Two hundred years after the novelist’s death, people still bond over her works. Sometimes, costumes are involved.

The GOP Escalates Its Battle With the CBO

Sat, 2017-07-22 05:00
In an 11th hour push to repeal Obamacare, Republicans are leaning on a murky analysis that supports their plan.