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The Democratic Party Apologizes to Black Voters

3 hours 15 min ago
The DNC’s bid to energize African American turnout this fall began with these words from Chairman Tom Perez in Atlanta: “I am sorry.”

Barack Obama Still Doesn’t Understand Donald Trump

4 hours 26 min ago
In his most important speech since leaving office, the former president outlined a grand global theory of liberalism—one that can’t get past the ethnonationalist roadblock in its way.

Photos of the Week: Pug Mugshot, Umbrella Sky, Helsinki Summit

4 hours 46 min ago
Splashing in New York City, deadly protests in Nicaragua, a reunited migrant family in Texas, tornado damage in Iowa, mammoth transport in Austria, and much more.

“There’s No Collusion”: Geology’s Timekeepers Are Feuding

4 hours 52 min ago
“It’s a bit like Monty Python.”

How Putin Squandered His Helsinki Triumph

6 hours 3 sec ago
Putin’s domestic opponents bet on rational, predictable outcomes—and they keep being undercut by reality.

<em>Blindspotting </em>Is a Boldly Sincere Love Letter to Oakland

6 hours 8 min ago
Daveed Diggs co-wrote and stars in a buzzy, funny, and often unsubtle look at race relations and gentrification in the Bay Area.

There’s Tension in the Air at the Aspen Security Forum

6 hours 26 min ago
Senior intelligence and law-enforcement officials are standing firmly behind U.S. assessments on Russian election interference—no matter what President Trump said this week.

The Secret Desert Home of a Tiny, Lonely Seabird

6 hours 46 min ago
To save the South American storm petrel, scientists are venturing deep into their long-hidden habitat—and sticking their noses into a lot of stinky holes in the ground.

The Astonishing Inheritance Figures That Sustain the Black-White Wealth Gap

7 hours 5 min ago
White college grads tend to start their adult lives in a far more financially secure position than their black peers.

Humans Have Unleashed a Landscape of Fear

7 hours 24 min ago
By killing the biggest animals, we’ve allowed smaller and more vulnerable species to remodel the terrain.

The French Don’t Understand American Identity Politics

8 hours 13 min ago
Trevor Noah and a French diplomat had a very public spat over race.

The Authors Who Love Amazon

8 hours 46 min ago
The e-commerce giant has finally made self-publishing lucrative. But does its dominance come at a cost?

The Unmonitored President

9 hours 46 min ago
Trump is the first president who, rather than striding forward and speaking, just gets up and talks.

Trump’s Troubling Helsinki Remarks: Bizarre—and Historic?

11 hours 46 min ago
The president’s absolution of Putin will stand as the most surreal moment in 70 years of Russian-American relations, and maybe the most bizarre and troubling utterance by any chief executive in American history.

ICE Is the Ugly Face of Big-Government Populism

11 hours 46 min ago
Rather than address its egregious abuses, the Republican Party is uniting in praise for the agency.

Yemen's Fleeting Opportunity for Peace

12 hours 56 min ago
A deal to stop a bloody fight over Hodeidah has no shot without the full backing of the Saudi-led coalition and the West.

<em>Radio Atlantic:</em> Keepers of the Year 2018

16 hours 46 min ago
To commemorate the show’s first anniversary, we lift up above the fog of news and discuss what’s most important to remember at this moment.

<em>The Atlantic </em>Daily: What Did Trump Tell Putin in Helsinki?

Thu, 2018-07-19 19:33
Contradictory comments from the Trump administration. Plus the vindication of full-fat milk, the legacy of The Dark Knight, and more.

The World Burns. Sarah Sanders Says This Is Fine.

Thu, 2018-07-19 19:01
The White House press secretary set a new precedent: Partisanship over patriotism. Victory over truth.

The Fourteenth Amendment Can’t Be Revoked by Executive Order

Thu, 2018-07-19 18:46
A former Trump aide twists the words of the Constitution to advocate depriving American-born children of their citizenship.