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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.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/07/game-of-thrones-season-7-episode-2-stormborn-roundtable/534621/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/ezra-cohen-watnick/534615/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2017/07/israeli-embassy-attack/534612/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2017/07/texas-police-find-migrants-trappped/534609/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/07/is-surfing-more-religion-than-sport/533721/?utm_source=feed

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.  https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/07/on-teaching-but-not-loving-jane-austen/534012/?utm_source=feed

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…https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2017/07/austen-in-south-asia/533820/?utm_source=feed

The War on the Freedom of Information Act

Sun, 2017-07-23 06:00
A conservative group is resisting congressional efforts to kneecap FOIA.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/the-war-on-the-freedom-of-information-act/534489/?utm_source=feed

Donald Trump's Defenders on the Left

Sun, 2017-07-23 05:00
Why some progressives are minimizing Russia’s election meddlinghttps://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/07/russia-trump-left/534534/?utm_source=feed

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?https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/07/commodification-orthodox-judaism/532668/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2017/07/congress-russia-sanctions/534600/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/07/trump-iran-nuclear/534597/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/the-gop-health-care-bills-byrd-rule-dilemma/534588/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/trump-pardon-tweets/534594/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/07/eu-poland/534324/?utm_source=feed

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 entertainmenthttps://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/07/john-boyega-and-dawsons-creek-the-week-in-pop-culture-writing/534474/?utm_source=feed

<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.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/07/landline-a-melancholy-90s-romantic-dramedy/534420/?utm_source=feed

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…https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2017/07/your-favorite-jane-austen-adaptations/534516/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/07/cosplaying-jane-austen/533673/?utm_source=feed

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.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/republicans-cbo-hhs-score-bcra/534480/?utm_source=feed

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