Dec 14, 2014 12:40PM ET
The talented rapper's newest record 2014 Forest Hills Drive suggests that he might never find his throne in a genre of self-proclaimed kings—but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Dec 14, 2014 9:31AM ET
Highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Dec 14, 2014 8:30AM ET
A study finds that confessions are four times more likely when interrogators adopt a respectful stance toward detainees and build rapport, instead of torturing.
Dec 14, 2014 8:00AM ET
Despite its flaws, the film still manages to be provocative by questioning whether there should be a "chosen people."
Dec 13, 2014 5:53PM ET
Taliban militants continue to take advantage of the vulnerability created by the U.S. withdrawal.
Dec 13, 2014 12:54PM ET
The NYPD's union reacts to the mayor's support for the Eric Garner protests, calling his rhetoric insulting.
Dec 13, 2014 12:48PM ET
The top cookbooks and culinary histories of the year
Dec 13, 2014 9:58AM ET
What to make of the new trend of young women dying their hair gray
Dec 12, 2014 4:04PM ET
The divisions that were on full display during the debate over a $1 trillion spending bill may become the norm in 2015.
Dec 12, 2014 3:40PM ET
A very late night with Brooklyn's Melville House as it races to publish the Senate report
Dec 12, 2014 12:10PM ET
John Brennan's remarks were less surprising than the fact that he gave them in the first place.
Dec 12, 2014 9:15AM ET
What Larry Groce discovered by launching a national radio program from an out-of-the-way location
Dec 12, 2014 8:15AM ET
With its first-rate effects and haphazard cast, Ridley Scott's biblical epic is a movie full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
Dec 12, 2014 7:35AM ET
It may be useful to distinguish gift-giving from giving of other kinds; on the other hand, the word brings out the worst in us all.
Dec 12, 2014 7:00AM ET
John Brennan admits that interrogators at his agency did abhorrent things and were never held accountable.
Dec 12, 2014 6:00AM ET
The former vice president's defense of brutal CIA interrogations is falling apart under scrutiny.
Dec 11, 2014 4:08PM ET
Four Atlantic staffers dissect the penultimate episode, "Rumors."
Dec 11, 2014 3:53PM ET
After a day of high drama, the House passed a $1 trillion appropriations package Thursday night ahead of a midnight deadline for keeping the government open.
Dec 11, 2014 2:21PM ET
The U.S. government reportedly spent two years trying to infiltrate Cuba's music scene and undermine the government. It may have undermined the music instead.
Dec 11, 2014 12:43PM ET
The Hollywood Foreign Press's nominations mostly stuck to conventional wisdom, but tossed some surprising love to oddball critical favorites—especially in the TV categories.
Dec 11, 2014 11:00AM ET
A documentary now on DVD recalls the grandiose, ill-fated production of the unfinished animated masterpiece, The Thief and the Cobbler.
Dec 11, 2014 8:31AM ET
Staff selections from a year of reading
Dec 11, 2014 7:31AM ET
As albums disappear from Spotify and the smartphone hard drives becomes crowded, it's becoming clear that simpler really was better for many listeners.
Dec 11, 2014 6:00AM ET
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden, a proponent of drone strikes and indefinite detention, complains that he and his colleagues were "never given the chance to mount a defense" of torture.
Dec 10, 2014 4:59PM ET
The Senate study is proof of a global war against Islam, say extremists and their supporters.
Dec 10, 2014 4:30PM ET
Earlier this year lawmakers banned the public funding of party conventions. Now they're moving to let wealthy donors subsidize events, and then some.
Dec 10, 2014 3:12PM ET
When a discrete case arises, some people should support the accuser, others the accused, and most people need not reach any conclusion until the facts emerge, if ever.
Dec 10, 2014 2:16PM ET
The backlash against fans—especially women—who dress up might speak to some gender anxiety on the part of nerddom's gatekeepers.
Dec 10, 2014 12:22PM ET
Congress's new spending bill is packed with "riders" that change policy on everything from the sage-grouse to D.C. marijuana laws.
Dec 10, 2014 10:17AM ET
Lawmakers received a mammoth proposal just days before the federal government runs out of money.