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The Secret Identity of Marvel Comics’ Editor

7 hours 14 min ago
C.B. Cebulski admitted he once used a Japanese pseudonym and fake backstory in order to write comics. Why his actions—and the company’s muted response—are troubling

More Hurricanes? Prepare for Stormier Pop Charts

8 hours 14 min ago
A climate researcher finds a link between a 20-year spate of hurricanes and the content of song lyrics.

A Brief Glossary for Trump's Judicial Nominees

10 hours 14 min ago
What to memorize for the confirmation hearing

‘I’ve Spent My Life Studying These Books That Say Decency Actually Matters’

10 hours 14 min ago
Progressive clergy are pushing a new movement that’s unapologetically political—and deeply rooted in textual traditions.

How <i>The Last Jedi</i> Lands So Many Big Twists

10 hours 14 min ago
Rian Johnson’s sensational Star Wars film recognizes that to keep an old franchise vital, you have to break its rules.

What's in—and Out of—the Final Republican Tax Bill

11 hours 14 min ago
The GOP succeeded in delivering on many of its promises. But the new code, which Congress will vote on this week, will not be as lasting, or as simplified, as they’d hoped.

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

11 hours 24 min ago
A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain

Other Words Trump Could Silence

Sat, 2017-12-16 13:43
Beyond “fetus” and “transgender”

An Accounting for the Uncounted

Sat, 2017-12-16 11:06
The human cost of the war on ISIS has become too easy for Americans to ignore. We in the Obama administration helped shape that war.

10 Revealing Remarks About Education in 2017

Sat, 2017-12-16 08:00
A roundup of ten quotes on teaching and learning from the past year

Why Don't America's Rich Give More to Charity?

Sat, 2017-12-16 07:00
They could certainly afford to donate bigger sums, but something seems to be holding them back.

The 9 Best Cookbooks of 2017

Sat, 2017-12-16 07:00
From a huge bread compendium to a history of fish, the year’s most delightful food manuals

'The Court System Shouldn't Interrupt the Treatment Process'

Sat, 2017-12-16 06:00
A Massachusetts case illustrates the glaring difference between the medical community’s approach to addiction and the laws on the books in the United States.

Sonia Gandhi Leaves the Stage

Sat, 2017-12-16 04:17
With Hindu nationalism ascendant, what does the future hold for India’s first family and its pluralist legacy?

<em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: Soft but Crushing Social Pressures

Fri, 2017-12-15 18:11
Corker's support for the tax plan, Disney's merger with 21st Century Fox, beyond the net-neutrality debate, and more

<i>The Atlantic</i> Politics & Policy Daily: Tax on Deck

Fri, 2017-12-15 17:45
Republicans finalized their tax plan, and secured support from Senators Marco Rubio and Bob Corker, keeping them on track for a floor vote next week.

How Republicans Closed the Deal on Tax Cuts

Fri, 2017-12-15 15:49
With late support from Senators Bob Corker and Marco Rubio on a package finalized Friday, the GOP is on the precipice of a major legislative victory next week.

American War

Fri, 2017-12-15 15:41
What holds a society together in the absence of common ideas?

Net Neutrality Was Never Enough

Fri, 2017-12-15 15:05
The internet is as much the enemy as it is the hero of contemporary life.

Photos of the Week: Giant Skulls, Leopards, a Space Capsule Landing

Fri, 2017-12-15 13:45
The Thomas Fire in southern California, leopards in India and New York, unrest in the West Bank and Argentina, Christmas in a Brazilian prison, and much more.