A new neoconservative moment?
America can and must remain a force for good in the world. Instead we're speaking rudely and carrying a wiffle bat.
Trump slams Cohen recording as 'totally unheard of & perhaps illegal'
Missouri boat accident kills 17, including 9 from a single family
CIA official: China is waging a 'cold war,' does 'not want conflict'
Trump reportedly unhappy with intelligence chief
Hamas agrees to ceasefire deal in Gaza
Can a country remain a liberal democracy while abandoning majority rule? We're on the verge of finding out.
Why don't they resign?
President Trump's senior aides are clearly chagrined by his recklessness. But they might be preventing something worse.
Facebook's commitment to fighting misinformation is far from clear. Let's analyze the social network's stumbles ...
The week's best photojournalism
In this week's most striking images, a man uses his stomach as a cutting board, a cow gets made up for her wedding, and more
The new Republican Gilded Age
Meet the new Republican dystopia, same as the old
The folly of looking for beauty in physics
Scientific theories don't need to be pretty to be sound
How to deal with old medical debt
And more of the week's best financial advice
Why Google is not an American company
It is nothing and nowhere and endless — and frankly, un-American
Florida man who fatally shot another over a parking spot won't be charged due to Stand Your Ground law
Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took their socialist message to Kansas
Father of Parkland shooting survivors fatally shot by robber
Trump's intelligence chief chuckled about Putin visiting Washington. Is he next on the chopping block?
Trump slams Cohen recording, declares 'your favorite President did nothing wrong!'
Trump demands unpaid suspensions for protesting NFL players
China is waging a 'cold war' and doesn't 'want conflict' with America, CIA official says
Disney fires Guardians of the Galaxy's James Gunn over offensive tweets
Trump's military extravaganza will reportedly rival the size of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
British museums are vying to permanently own the 'Trump baby' blimp
Cats movie adaptation somehow nabs Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Ian McKellan
Stormy Daniels' lawyer 'knows for a fact' there are more Trump-Cohen tapes
GOP picks Charlotte, North Carolina, for 2020 convention
White House staffers are 'just depressed' after Trump's performance in Helsinki
Ron M. Estes has a brilliant plan to defeat Ron G. Estes in a Kansas congressional race
Michael Cohen reportedly made secret tapes of Trump talking about hush money for a Playboy model. The FBI has them now.
Federal prosecutors questioned Trump communications director Bill Shine about the Fox News sexual harassment scandal
America may soon spend more on national debt interest than on its children
How Blindspotting challenges its audience
By showcasing the complex relationship between a black man and his white best friend, 'Blindspotting' exposes the superficiality of racial molds
Inside the meditating mind
Scientists are learning what exactly meditation does to the brain
How tech encoded the culture wars
Is it time for big tech to take responsibility for what is said on their platforms?
There must be a reckoning
On the extraordinary corruption of Trump
Why do Democrats want another Cold War?
Nothing good will come of this
12 easy-breezy foods perfect for the beach
These dishes pair well with sun, sand, and sea
The return of unpatriotic conservatives
Why conservatives' defense of Trump is starting to sound like a defense of treason
Europe's idiotic war on Google
This regulatory fusillade is motivated by little more than platform envy
I am obsessed with mummified bog people
These dead bodies simply take my breath away
7 cartoons about the Trump-Putin presser
Artists take on Trump's outrageous comments, his attempts at damage control, and more
Why Sharp Objects is one of the best shows on TV
HBO does it again
The enfeebling of America
President Trump promised to "Make America Great Again." The opposite has happened.
The myth of clean natural gas
Natural gas is barely better than coal. It needs to go.
Wall Street's Netflix freakout, explained
Here's why the market flipped out over Netflix's small miss
The week's good news
It wasn't all bad!
CNN's Chris Cuomo says Trump's criticism of the media is going to backfire on him spectacularly
Let kids be loud
Children make noise. Get over it.
How to make the perfect cup of iced tea
Cold brew works just as well for tea as for coffee
How I became a willy-nilly emoji user
I have become everything I hate. I put smiley faces everywhere now. :)
How to enjoy baseball when your team sucks
Fan of the Orioles, Mets, Royals, or Padres? We're here to help.
Middle school is the worst. Eighth Grade gets it.
Finally, a movie about middle school that treats preteens like actual human beings
In this Week's issue
10 things you need to know today: July 21, 2018
How one ethnomusicologist changed California through song
Physicists are preoccupied with beauty. This is a problem.