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Is Trump to Thank for the Dow Hitting 23,000?

1 hour 23 min ago
The president keeps congratulating himself for a bull market that he didn’t create.

China Is Quietly Reshaping the World

1 hour 40 min ago
The staggering scope of the country’s infrastructure initiative—and what it means for the international order

How Trump Changed the Topic to Obama's Consolation Calls

2 hours 13 min ago
Instead of explaining to Americans why four soldiers were killed in Niger, the president commandeered the news cycle, focusing on a narrow and unrelated claim.

What Martin Scorsese Gets Right About Rotten Tomatoes

2 hours 30 min ago
The director is blaming the critical aggregator for dooming more complex films, but the deeper problem is studio neglect.

The Slack Chat That Changed Astronomy

2 hours 35 min ago
The groundbreaking discovery of a neutron-star collision unfolded in a flurry of online messages.

The Opening of 'The World’s Most Useless Airport' in Remote Saint Helena

2 hours 35 min ago
Last weekend, the tiny and isolated British island of Saint Helena welcomed its first scheduled commercial flight from South Africa.

Out of Tragedy, An Opportunity for Somalia

2 hours 46 min ago
In the wake of the Mogadishu bombing, can its embattled government restore trust with its citizens?

How Mental Time Travel Helps Humans Predict the Future

3 hours 6 min ago
Imagining the future is indispensable to human life and society. But how do we do it, exactly?

Google Maps' Failed Attempt to Get People to Lose Weight

3 hours 6 min ago
Not everyone wants to be reminded of calories when trying to get directions.

The Biggest Winners: What Ivana Reveals About Trump Family Values

3 hours 7 min ago
Ivana Trump’s new book is a parenting memoir—and an ode to being better than everyone else.

Imagining the Future Is Just Another Form of Memory

3 hours 17 min ago
Humans’ ability to predict the future is all thanks to our ability to remember the past.

A Tax Proposal That Could Lift Millions Out of Poverty

4 hours 18 min ago
The Earned Income Tax Credit is one of the country’s most effective anti-poverty policies, but it mostly leaves out a huge segment of workers: those without children.

The Quixotic Effort to Get a Better Brexit Deal

4 hours 28 min ago
Some British lawmakers want the power to stop the U.K. from leaving the EU without a trade agreement—but it may not be so simple.

The War on ISIS Held the Middle East Together

5 hours 1 min ago
“With the fall of Raqqa, the sad story will pick up exactly where it left off in 2014.”

Will Northern California Soon Have Southern California's Climate?

5 hours 11 min ago
“The comparison is not a bad one.”

Kyrie Irving, the NBA’s Singular Star

5 hours 13 min ago
While players around the league team up to chase the Warriors, the Celtics’ new point guard looks for a heavier burden.

The Loudest Underwater Sound Ever Recorded Has No Scientific Explanation

5 hours 37 min ago
A hypnotic short film investigates an unidentified sound recorded in the depths of the ocean.

Trump's Nominee for Drug Czar Is Out

6 hours 39 min ago
Representative Tom Marino withdrew from consideration after a recent news report detailed how a law he helped pass benefited narcotics distributors.

New <i>Radio Atlantic</i> Episode: Derek Thompson Details His Exclusive View Into the World of X, Google’s Moonshot Factory

6 hours 48 min ago
Thompson reports on science of creativity for The Atlantic’s November cover story

The Great Undoer

10 hours 41 min ago
Donald Trump’s biggest political wins have come in dismantling existing policies, but constructive and proactive steps have eluded him.